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The Sony BRC-H700 is a high-definition, all-in-one, robotic colour video camera for remote shooting applications.
- Superb picture quality - three 1.07 megapixel HD CCDs
- High-performance Pan/Tilt/Zoom mechanism
- RS-232C/RS-422 remote control (VISCA protocol)
- Versatile video outputs
- Flexible installation - ceiling mount or flat surface
- Sixteen presets
- Multi-function IR remote commander unit
- Easy-to-use and ergonomically designed remote control unit (RM-BR300)
- Optical multiplex unit (BRU-H700)
- Superb Picture Quality
Three 1.07 Megapixel HD CCDs
The BRC-H700 incorporates three 1/3-inch type HD CCD sensors with a total of 1,070,000 effective pixels each, resulting in outstanding picture quality with high resolution. It also delivers accurate colour reproduction, and is ideal in low-light shooting environments.
Flexible Installation - Ceiling Mount or Flat Surface
Because the BRC-H700 has an "Image Flip" function, the unit can either be mounted on a ceiling using the supplied ceiling mount kit or placed on a flat surface to meet your installation and space requirements.
Easy-to-use and Ergonomically Designed Remote Control Unit
All camera settings, including the Pan/Tilt/Zoom functions and sixteen-preset patterns, can be controlled from the optional RM-BR300 Remote Control Unit. The ergonomic joystick design and feature-rich control panel provide superb operability in various remote-shooting applications.
High-performance Pan/Tilt/Zoom Mechanism
The BRC-H700 covers a wide shooting range with its highly accurate Pan/Tilt mechanism. It has a very wide pan range of 340 degrees and a tilt range of 120 degrees. Both pan and tilt speeds are variable within the range of 0.25 to 60 degrees per second. This enables the BRC-H700 to capture not only fast-moving objects, but also slow-moving objects without rocking vibration. What's more, the BRC-H700 incorporates a 12x optical auto-focus zoom lens, allowing for a zoom capability of up to 48x when used in combination with its 4x digital zoom.
RS-232C/RS-422 Remote Control (VISCA protocol)
The BRC-H700 can be controlled by external devices such as the optional RM-BR300 Remote Control Unit thanks to Sony's well-known VISCA protocol. All local controls such as Pan/Tilt/Zoom, camera settings, and sixteen presets can be easily accessed, and up to seven cameras can be daisy-chained and controlled by a single RM-BR300 Remote Control Unit.
Versatile Video Outputs
The BRC-H700 comes standard with a D-sub 15-pin RGB/YPbPr interface. The unit can also accept a range of versatile optional interface cards that allow for flexible analog and digital system configurations. Choose from the following interface cards to configure a solution that meets your individual requirements:
- HFBK-HD1*1 : HD-SDI, HD Analog RGB/Component
- HFBK-SD1*1 : Down Converted Analog RGB, Analog Component, Analog Composite, SD-SDI
- HFBK-XG1*1 : WXGA, XGA (Letter Box, Crop), VGA (Letter Box, Crop)
- HFBK-TS1*1 : i.LINK for use with HDV systems
Thanks to these convenient option cards, the BRC-H700 truly functions as an all-in-one, compact robotic camera. *1: Can be installed in both the BRC-H700 and BRU-H700
Various camera settings such as Pan/Tilt/Zoom and focus can be configured for up to sixteen presets per camera.
Multi-function IR Remote Commander Unit
Basic camera settings, such as the Pan/Tilt/Zoom functions and six-preset patterns, can be controlled from the supplied IR Remote Commander unit.
Optical Multiplex Unit (BRU-H700)
Uncompressed digital data including external sync, camera control and audio signals can be transmitted via the optional BRU-H700 HD Optical Multiplex Unit with the BRBK-H700P HD Optical Multiplex Card installed. With only a single cable connection between the camera and the HD Optical Multiplex Unit, the system is extremely easy to install.
The maximum cable length between these units is 1,000 meters - allowing multiple cameras to be located virtually anywhere you want. What's more, the BRU-H700 HD Optical Multiplex Unit is equipped with two built-in card slots, each identical to the one found in the BRC-H700 camera, allowing for flexible analogue and digital system configurations.
Please be aware that specifications can vary from country to country
|Three 1/3 type IT CCDs
|Total picture elements
||Approx. 1.12 Megapixels
|Effective picture elements
||Approx. 1.07 Megapixels
||12x optical zoom, 48x with digital zoom Carl Seiss Vario-Sonnar T*(R)
||f=4.5 to 54.0 mm (F1.6 to F2.8)
|Minimum object distance
||800 mm (Tele end)
|Horizontal viewing angle without Image Stabilization
||5.5 degrees (Tele) to 60.3 degrees (Wide)
|Vertical viewing angle without Image Stabilization
||3.1 degrees (Tele) to 36.2 degrees (Wide)
||-170 to +170 degrees (Pan), -30 to +90 degrees (Tilt)
||0.25 to 60 degrees/s (Pan/Tilt)
||6 lx (50 IRE, F1.6)
||1/10,000 to 1/59.94 (1/50) s
||Auto/Manual (0 to 18 dB and Hyper Gain)
||Auto, Indoor, Outdoor, One-push WB, Manual
|Optical Image Stabilizer
|Video output (Built-in)
||Analog RGB, Analog Y/Pb/Pr
|Video output (With optional card(s))
||HFBK-HD1 : HD-SDI, HFBK-SD1 : Down converted SD (RGB, Y/Cb/Cr, Y/C, Composite, SDI x2) HFBK-XG1 : WXGA, XGA, VGA, HFBK-TS1 :HDV
|Camera control interface
||RS-232C/RS-422 (VISCA protocol)
||0 to 40 degrees (32 to 104 °F)
||-20 to 60 degrees (-4 to 140 °F)
||DC 12 V
||Max. 24 W (without optional card)
|Dimensions (Diameter x H)
||207 x 315.8 mm (8 1/4 x 12 1/2 inches)
||4.5 kg (9 lb 15 oz)
| IR Remote Commander Unit (1) Wire rope (1) Mounting screws (1) Operating instructions (1) AC
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