The HDC-2500 system camera, part of the HDC-2500 Series, is the successor to the HDC-1500R Series. The top-of-the-range HDC-2500 incorporates Sony’s advanced technologies for studio cameras. A newly developed 2/3-inch CCD and the new Digital Signal Processing (DSP) with 16 bit A/D converter provides amazing picture quality with very few noise and high dynamic range.
3G 1080/50P transmission as standard
The CCD and DSP provides incomparable picture quality due to the new 2/3-inch CCD & 16bit A/D converter, improved S/N Ratio, better low light and highlights handling. This enables more creative capabilities from variety shows to DMC productions and more realistic rendering of sport events.
The HDC-2500 offers 3G capability and Beyond 1080/50P format using the extra bandwidth: RGB 12bit output for creative shootings, 3D Transmission on one cable, extra fibre length up to 4km, double speed acquisition, gigabit Ethernet Trunk line, and more.
The HDC-2500 has been designed to be more robust than ever for all kind of Outside Broadcasting shooting conditions. Its new carbon fibre body provides a more solid camera body for less weight and reduced environmental footprint.
As the HDC-2500 is fully compatible with HDC-1500R Series cameras, it inherits their very wide choice of peripherals such as viewfinders (HDVF), Remote Control Panels (RCP) and Sony's unique Large Lens Adapters (HDLA) system.
The HDC-2500 provides extra functions, as well as a body designed for more robustness and operational efficiency. The HDC-2500 also provides more flexibility on transmission by its side panel that can be easily replaced to fit HD Wireless (3rd Party) or Triax transmission (availability TBC) systems.
The HDC-2500 is 3G and has multi-format capability, from 1080/100i (double speed) to 1080/50P, as well as a wide range of other formats including 1080/50i, 1080/25P and 1080/24P.