The Grass Valley LDK 8000 Elite Series sets the standard in high-definition production.
With three next-generation 9.2-million pixel HD-DPM+™ CCDs, the Grass Valley LDK 8000 Elite is the only camera available that can capture true progressive HD images, natively, and switch instantly between multiple formats and frame rates.
The LDK 8000 Elite Series was designed to faithfully reproduce what you see, its colour space technology ensures accurate colour reproduction even in difficult applications such as mobile production sites where lighting is typically difficult to control.
The LDK 8000 Elite system features a compact, robust, and lightweight base station that can output SD and HD signals simultaneously.
Key features of LDK 8000
- Supports instant switching between 1080i and 720p formats at 50 and 59.94 Hz for a wide variety of applications
- Supports all 1080p standard formats, including 1080p50 and 1080p60 (WorldCam version only)
- Secondary colour corrector
- User-selectable noise reducer
- Unmatched video sampling technology:
— 3x 9.2-million pixel HD-DPM+ CCDs
— 14-bit A/D sampling
— 34-bit digital signal processing resolution
- Smart cards store image, operational settings for easy recall
- Dynamic Air Control for optimized cooling and silent operation
- Dynamic anti-aliasing-on-sensor processing reduces aliasing artefacts
- Unique viewfinder focus-assist tools:
— Crawler, for creating an active edge around all objects in focus
— Instant push-button electronic zoom for momentarily enlarging a subject to check focusing on small details
- Flexible HD transmission system
— Supports standard triax up to 1,200m (3,900 ft.) and 2,400m (7,800 ft.) with repeater
— Supports hybrid fibre SMPTE 311 up to 4,000m (13,200 ft.)
- Small, robust base station with superior HD, SD output
- Lightest weight camera body in its class
- SuperXpander kit support enables configuration with full-size studio or OB lenses, and accessories
- A unique dockable concept with a choice of transmission adapters:
— HD Triax, HD Fiber, HD Wireless
Camera channel includes:
- Grass Valley LDK 8000 Elite camera head,
- LDK 4502/01 base station,
- OCP 400 RCP,
- LDK 5302/60 2″ viewfinder,
- LDK 5307/00 7″ viewfinder and wedge plate.
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