New Sony HD cameras

Sony booth (C11001), yes that’s in the CENTRAL hall, is busy with attendees wanting to try out the company’s new line of HD studio cameras. Two of those receiving high attention are the new HSC-300 and HXC-100 cameras use Triax cable, making them highly compatible with current cable installations.

The HSC-300 camera is compatible with Sony’s existing large lens adaptors and can be used with Triax cable runs of up to .8mi. The HXC-100 model can be used for runs of up to .52mi. Both models feature a 2/3in Power HAD FX CCD with 2.2 million pixels and are switchable between 1080i and 720p 50/60Hz, with 525i and 625 SD modes available from the camera head and CCU. They offer comprehensive image controls with wide dynamic range and a 14-bit A/D.