NAB ’16 Tech Hot Topics Products: Cameras

This year, TVNewsCheck is augmenting its coverage of NAB Show Hot Topics tech trends stories with information that can make your visit to NAB easier. This week’s focus is cameras (read the main story here). These companion resource guides on the technology covered each week are compilations of information provided by vendors. To download this page as a PDF, click here.

AJA Video Systems | Booth SL2505 |Website: |
180 Litton Drive, Grass Valley, CA 95945 | Phone: 530-274-2048

 RovoCam — The RovoCam is AJA’s first compact block camera for industrial, corporate, security, ProAV and broadcast applications. RovoCam’s HDBaseT interface supports control of 4K/UltraHD video, power, stereo audio and RS-232 over a single Cat 5e/6 cable.

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CION — The Cion is the 4K/UltraHD and 2K/HD production camera from AJA. Shoot direct to edit-ready Apple ProRes 4444 at up to 4K 30fps, ProRes 422 at up to 4K 60fps or output AJA Raw at up to 4K 120fps.

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Price: $4,995

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To Set Up An Appointment: [email protected]


 Blackmagic Design | Booth SL217 | Website: |


2875 Bayview Drive, Fremont, CA 94538| 408-954-0500

To Set Up An Appointment:  [email protected]

Canon U.S.A. | Booths C3627 & C4325 | Website: | 1 Canon Park, Melville, NY 11747 | 631-330-5000 

FOR-A | Booth C5117 | Website: |

11125 Knott Avenue, Cypress, CA 90630 | 714-894-3311

FT-ONE-S 4K Variable Frame Rate Camera Designed to shoot super slow-motion 4K video, the FT-ONE-S allows users to separate the camera head from the body, enabling a variety of shooting positions and angles for sports production and other live events. The camera links operators optically and via an intercom system, which allows users to shoot with up to one Km distance between the unit and base station.

Sized at about 7.09 x 7.87 x 11.4 inches. and weighing 194 oz., the camera captures action at up to 360 frames per second (fps). The FT-ONE-S features a super 35 mm sensor and enhanced resistance to dust and water. It also includes the ability to color correct video output live using its 12-axis system.

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Price: For pricing, contact FOR-A or an authorized FOR-A dealer.

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To Set Up an Appointment: [email protected] or [email protected]

Grass Valley | Booth SL106 | Website: |

3499 Douglas-B.-Floreani, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H4S 2C6 | 514-333-1772

LDX 86 Universe — Grass Valley’s LDX 86 Universe camera system addresses the needs of 4K/UHD live production professionals today, while maintaining familiar HD workflows. The LDX 86 Universe can be used in any camera position where a 1X, 3X or 6X camera is required, which is selectable through the camera’s onboard menu. This includes the ability to switch the camera from 4K 1X operation to HD 6X operation quickly, giving directors and producers more storytelling options, and owners a single camera with multiple production applications.

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Hitachi Kokusai Electric America | Booth C4309 | Website: | 150 Crossways Park Drive, Woodbury, NY 11797 | 516-921-7200 

SK-UHD8060 Super Hi-Vision Camera  — Hitachi’s SK-UHD8060 Super Hi-Vision camera, a portable 8K camera, is a complete 8K television production system, featuring a super 35mm CMOS sensor with 7,680 x 4,320 pixel resolution, PL-mount lens, and on-board recording capabilities. Designed to support the latest advances in High Dynamic Range (HDR), Wide Color Gamut (WCG) and High Frame Rate (HFR) standards and technologies, the camera conforms to Japan’s ARIB specifications while delivering 16 times the picture information of HDTV. The SK-UHD8060 can simultaneously output multiple television standards, including 8K, 4K/UHD, 1080p, 1080i and 720p. An 8K RAW recorder can be docked to the camera for field production or used independently of the camera head to provide store-and-forward, real-time recording and playback with its own control unit. A 12-inch, 4K viewfinder simplifies 8K focusing and viewing.

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Ikegami | Booth C7825 | Website: | 37 Brook Ave., Maywood, NJ 07607 | 201-368-9171

UHK-430 — Ikegami will introduce the UHK-430 4K camera at the 2016 NAB Show in Las Vegas. Designed for use in the studio and field, the UHK-430 provides true 4K. It features three 2/3-inch 4K (3840×2160) CMOS sensors with RGB prism optics, for real 4K resolution from 24 million pixels (8 million per sensor). Equipped with a new DSP ASIC chip for low power and new processing features, the Ikegami UHK-430 attains 16-axis color correction. It also enables i-Log, the Ikegami log transfer characteristic for HDR (high dynamic range). The UHK-430 is capable of 40Gb/s transmission using standard SMPTE hybrid fiber/copper camera cable. It delivers uncompressed 4:4:4 resolution RGB transmission of the 4K video signal, five HD channels from CCU to camera, including multiple return video, and two HD prompter video channels, as well as one HD trunk channel from camera to CCU.

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Availability: April

To Set Up An Appointment: Teri Zastrow, director of sales and marketing, [email protected]

JVC Professional Video | Booth C4314 | Website: |

1700 Valley Rd., Wayne, NJ, 07470 | 800-582-5825

GY-HM200SP Sports Production Streaming Camcorder — Designed to enhance single-camera local sports coverage by high schools, colleges and public access channels, the GY-HM200SP produces a real-time score overlay on recorded or streamed video output without the use of an external CG and production switcher. It can receive score information directly from a mobile device connected wirelessly to the camera using an intuitive GUI, or it can interface directly to the sports venue’s own scoreboard controller through a wired or wireless interface. The camera includes basic layouts to cover a wide variety of sports, but JVC can also customize the overlay with the names and logos of teams. The camera also includes all the professional features of the GY-HM200, including integrated 12x zoom lens, built-in HD streaming engine, dual XLR audio inputs and a variety of recording modes and frame rates.

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Price: $2,795

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Panasonic System Communications | Booth C3607 | Website: | Two Riverfront Plaza, Newark, NJ 07102 | 201-348-7000

VariCam LT — The VariCam LT 4K cinema camcorder inherits the same super 35mm sensor and imaging capabilities found in the VariCam 35 but with reductions in size, weight and price. The VariCam LT delivers 14+ stops of dynamic range with V-Log, and the cinematic VariCam image quality and color science, as well as the VariCam 35’s breakout innovation, dual native ISOs of 800/5000. Weighing less than six pounds, the VariCam LT is well suited for handheld, Steadicam, jib, crane, drone, gimbal and overall cinema verité work. The VariCam LT is likewise tailor-made for owner/operators, independent filmmakers, documentary makers and corporate production creators.

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AJ-PX230PJ AVC ULTRA — The AJ-PX230PJ AVC ULTRA is an economical handheld camcorder, providing the quality, image control and much of the functionality of its predecessor AJ-PX270. Offering 10-bit, 1080p AVC-Intra and AVC-LongG codecs, extensive video control, a 22x zoom and lens and OLED viewfinder, the PX230 camera is well suited for a wide range of applications, including professional broadcast, documentary, education, house of worship and live event work. The camcorder provides the same video recording quality and body design as the PX270, minus networking (wired and wireless), proxy and Genlock/TC interface, delivering a significantly lower-cost version for shooters who don’t require these features.

To Set Up An Appointment: [email protected]

Sony Electronics | C11001 | Website: | One Sony Drive, Park Ridge, NJ 07656 | 201-930-1000

HDC-4300 — Sony’s HDC-4300 4K/HD camera system using use three 2/3-inch 4K image sensors has been embraced by major networks as well as sports and live event companies. The system has been used for a variety of high-level productions, including some of the top sporting events in football, golf, basketball and auto racing as well as numerous awards shows, live events and musical performances.

Building the HDC-4300 2/3-inch 4K camera system, at this year’s NAB Show, Sony will debut its newest 4K/HD Ultra HFR camera. This new camera and storage solution will offer up to 8x high frame rate in 4K and integrates seamlessly with the existing Sony camera infrastructure. 

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Sony also will highlight its full line of studio cameras and ENG cameras with wireless and streaming capabilities.


See all 2016 NAB Hot Topics stories here.

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