SONY HDC-4300: Flexible, no-compromise production in 4K and HD


Flexible, no-compromise production in 4K and HD



PIC. 1  HDC-4300


   The HDC-4300 puts you in total control of your content. For the first time, one camera platform is all you need to handle 4K, HD and super slow motion – helping you generate maximum returns on today’s production budgets.

   Delivering uncompromised image quality, the HDC-4300 integrates seamlessly with HD infrastructures and accessories as well as the world’s most advanced 4K live production workflows. Optional software upgrades let you add amazing 4K 2x and HD 8x super slow motion and 4K image capture to standard HD outputs. All the flexibility and control you demand are right there in a single high-performance platform.


PIC. 2    HDC-4300   Sensor Side View


Seamless integration with existing workflows

   The HDC-4300 joins Sony’s widely acclaimed HDC Series family of live production solutions. The operation is reassuringly familiar to operators and cameramen, so you’re up and running faster without expensive re-training.

   The HDC-4300 is fully compatible with a wide range of existing products and workflows, including viewfinders, large lens adaptors and camera control units. There’s no need for investment in additional accessories, keeping costs and inventory down.

Amazing colour and imagery with next-generation innovation


PIC. 3

   Featured in the HDC-4300, cutting-edge Sony technological innovation and unparalleled hands-on live production experience are crystallised in the design of the world’s first three 2/3-inch 4K imaging device.

   This advanced optical system supports the next-generation ITU-R BT.2020 colour gamut, enabling more precise colour reproduction in live broadcasts. You’ll see the difference with vibrant, true-to-life images that make viewers feel as if they’re actually there.



PIC. 4   HDC-4300 

Technical Specification 

Power requirements AC 240 V, 1.4 A (max.), DC 180 V, 1.0 A (max.), DC 12 V, 7 A (max.)
Operating temperature -20°C to +45°C (-4°F to +113°F)
Storage temperature -20°C to +60°C (-4°F to +140°F)
Mass Approx. 5.0 kg (11 lb 0.37 oz) (unit only)

Camera section

Pickup device 3-chip 2/3-inch type CMOS
Spectrum system F1.4 prism
Built-in filters ND: 1 : CLEAR, 2:1/4ND, 3:1/8ND, 4:1/16ND, 5:1/64ND
CC: A : CROSS, B:3200K, C:4300K, D:6300K
Sensitivity F8.0 (2000 lx, 89.9% reflection)
Signal-to-noise ratio -62 dB (HD/59.94i)
Horizontal resolution 2000 TV lines (at center) in 4K, 5% or higher modulation

Input/output connectorsHDC-4300-9-Hardware-Pro

BPU Optical/electrical multi-connector (1)
Audio input (CH1, CH2) XLR-type 3-pin, female (1 each)
For MIC: -60 dBu (can be set to a value up to –20 dBu using the menu or from the HDCU2000/2500), balanced
For LINE: 0 dBu, balanced
Mic input XLR-type 3-pin, female (x 1)
Return control 6-pin (x1)
Prompter/Genlock BNC (x1), 1 Vp-p, 75 Ω
Prompter 2 BNC (x1), 1 Vp-p, 75 Ω
DC input XLR-type 4-pin (x1), DC 10.5 V to 17 V
DC output 4-pin (x1), DC 10.5 V to 17 V, 0.5 A (max.)
2-pin (x1), DC 10.5 V to 17 V, 2.5 A (max.)
(Limitations may apply, depending on the load and input conditions.)
Test out BNC (x1)
SDI (1, 2) BNC (1 each)
SDI Monitor BNC (x1)
Earphone Stereo mini jack (x1)
Tracker 10-pin (x1)
Crane 12-pin (x1)
Intercom (1, 2) XLR-type 5-pin, female (1 each)
Remote 8-pin (x1)
Network trunk RJ-45 8-pin (x1)
Lens 12-pin (x1)
Viewfinder 20-pin (x1)
USB USB 2.0, Type A, 4-pin (x1)

Supplied accessories

Supplied accessories Operation manual (1), Cable clamp belt (1set), Number plates (1set), Screws (+B3x8) (2)


Related Video:

Video 1.   Sony HDC-4300 Promotional Video

Material: SONY 



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