hitachi logo
Contact  |  Sitemap  |  Imprint  |  Data protection
  Fiber System | Digital Triax System | Viewfinder | Control Panels | Studio Adapter
High End Multi-Format Digital HDTV Production Camera
The SK-HD1000(R2) is a high-performance dockable design portable HDTV Studio and EFP camera. With its new 2.3 million pixels native 1080i 3-CCD, the SK-HD1000(R2) provides outstanding performance. The camera offers sharper and cleaner HD images due to its 16-bit A/D converters and Hitachi’s implementation of the latest digital processing technology. The camera achieves outstanding high sensitivity and a low vertical smear.

Camera head available with:

SK-HD1000E * 1080/50i/59.94i
SK-HD1000E-S2 ** 1080/50i/59.94i
SK-HD1000E-S4 ** 720/50i/59,94i

* 1 x optical filter 4ND/5ECC
** 2 x optical filter 5ND/CC

CCU outputs available with: 1080i or 720p
1080i/720p (switchable) or 720p/1080i (switchable)

CU-HD1000 CCU 1080p 3G upgradeable

  • HD-SDI output directly from camera head and CCU
  • SDTV PAL output down-converted at CCU
  • Flawless signal transmission offered by use of Digital Optical Fiber cable up to 3.000Meter with CCU power or high-speed Digital Triax cable transmission up to 900 Meter
  • Ability to operate self-contained (without CCU) with standard provision of HD-SDI from camera head
  • Independent control of HD & SDTV detail and masking
  • Choice of 3 different joystick or rotary-type and with LCD-display operation panels
  • Small form-factor Master Setup Unit SU-1000
  • Choice of 2 different CCUs:
    Fiber- or Triax-CCU with 1080i or 720p switchable output
  • 9-inch high resolution LCD Color viewfinder (VF-L9HD) and
  • 5-inch high resolution B/W CRT (4:3) viewfinder
    VF-HD500 available for EFP use
  • 2-inch high resolution B/W CRT (16:9) VF-402E available for ENG use
  • VF Focus assist (VF Area marker,Focus indicator and quage)
  • Precision Focus
  • Cameraman VF video is always HD even if returns are SD digital or analog
  • CCU Return signal inputs can be HD or SD, analog or digital selectable
  • Incorporates advanced video control functions:
    Full automatic setup using Gray Scale
  • Direct data transfer from SU or memory cards
  • HD signal linear masking & 12-vector color painting
  • Ultra Gamma (Gama table: 7 different settings)
  • Black stretch
  • Preset Masking (6 settings: DEFAULT, ITU-709, SMPTE-240M, SMPT-WIDE, NTSC, EBU)
  • 2 channels Flesh-tone masking and multiple memories Flesh-tone detail correction settings
  • Knee saturation and aperture function
  • Pre-gamma level controls for fine reproduction of dark areas
  • Real time and offline diagnostic system with character display superimposed on PIX video output
  • Analog genlock or HD Tri-level sync capable
Product images

1080i, 2/3-inch
2.3 Mpixel 3 x IT CCD
or 720p
1.0 Mpixel 3 x IT CCDs
Bayonet lens mount
16 : 9 format
>1100 TV lines (1080i)
>700 TV lines (720p)
of HDTV resolution
16 bit A/D converters
S / N ratio
>61dB (1080i native)
>58dB (720p native)
Depth of modulation:
60% (1080i), 50% (720p) at 27,5 MHz
Sensitivity 2000 lux
@ f10
Filter: SK-HD1000(R2)E
1 x motorized optical filter wheel
1.Clear, 2.Cross, 3:1/16ND, 4:1/64ND
ECC: 3200K, 4300K, 5600K, 6300K, 8000K
Optional: ECC: 3200K, 5600K, 7500K, AWC (auto white balance-continuously)
Filter: SK-HD1000(R2)S2 / SK-HD1000(R2)S2
2 x motorized optical filter wheel
ND, CC w/5 filter position
Mass: 2.2 kg (head only)
Power consumption:16W (head only)
DC-Out: 12V/1A (camera adapter)
AC-Out: 220V/100W (camera adapter)

Note: This camera is shown with additional accessories.

© Hitachi Kokusai Electric Europe GmbH. All rights reserved.