December 7th, 2017
This brand new and award winning wireless camera control system designed by Videosys allows a wide variety of cameras to controlled by manufactures RCP/OCP panels over UHF.
Although the use of generic control panels has always featured heavily in RF cameras it is ultimately the ability to control multiple cameras from a single UHF channel that has defined how wireless camera control systems were designed. This new system from Videosys provides the best of both worlds allowing up to four cameras to share a channel but using manufacturers panels instead of generic designs. Generic panels do now offer a large amount of control but do not have the sense of familiarity that is sort by vision engineers around the world.
This system is now Broadcast RF’s first choice for all Sony based RF cameras and we are continuing to invest in more equipment to replace our older generic based systems. As standard we supply a Sony RCP1500 control panel and all cables and accessories including tally boxes for steadicam rigs. With so many Sony camera types on the market we needed a system that could keep up with the market and this system provides exactly what we need. It is compatible with pretty much all current Sony camera heads and camcorders from both their broadcast and industrial ranges.
The transmit part of the system comprises of two parts. The Indoor Unit (IDU) provides connections for up to four RCP and red/green tally whilst the Outdoor Unit (ODU) houses the UHF modem. The two units can be separated up to 1000 m over a simple XLR audio cable or extended much further over fibre using a simple RS485 to fibre interface. All frequency selection is performed on the IDU.
The receive part of the system can be adapted for use with various styles of camera and can be used independently of any video RF system. A simple control panel provides access to menus to select camera type and frequency as well as providing information about the status of the system.
Features include red and green tally, up to 4 cameras on a single UHF channel and wide band UHF channel selection.
Other cameras supported include Hitachi and Panasonic with more to come.
|Frequency Range:||403 to 474 MHz|
|Tuning Step:||6.25 KHz|
|RF Power:||Up to 1 Watt|
|Supported Manufacturers*:||Sony, Hitachi, Panasonic, Grass Valley|
* Due to the many combinations of camera firmware and type we prefer to test first before we promise compatibility.
Our standard Videosys wireless camera control system for Sony Cameras consists of the following:
All equipment remains the same but we may require that the control panel be supplied with the camera.
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|Complete HD Wireless Camera Systems
with Camera Control
|Prices start from £600 per day|
|Standalone VideoSys Camera Control / Paint System
Includes Sony RCP1500 Control Panel
|£300 per day|
Wireless camera system for use with a range of Sony HDC camera heads including the HDC1500, HDC1500R, HDC2500 and other similar types.
Super lightweight wireless camera system for use with the Sony HDC P1 compact camera head.
Generic camera control system designed to work with a wide variety of cameras. Allows multiple cameras and RCP/OCP panels to operate from a single UHF channel.