AK-UCU500 Camera Control Unit

 
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AK-UCU500

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Single 2U rack-mounted camera control unit that provides a parallel UHD and HD/SD output over a distance of 2000m

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Key features
  • Provides a parallel UHD and HD/SD outputHD output from camera (3G-SDI): 1080/59.94p, 50p, 59.94i, 50i, 29.97psF, 25psF, 23.98p over 59.94i, 720/59.94p, 50pUHD output from CCU: 2160/59.94p, 50p, 29.97p, 29.97psF, 25p, 25psF, 23.98p, 23.98psFSD output
  • Capable of optical fiber transmission of uncompressed video signals and camera power over a distance of 2000m
  • Variable Operation with Advanced Trunk functions
  • Supports IP streaming
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SPECIAL OFFER

1 Year 0% Financing Available!

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Power supply AK-UCU500P/AK-UCU500PS: 100 V - 120 V AC, 50 Hz/60 Hz
AK-UCU500E/AK-UCU500ES: 100 V - 240 V AC, 50 Hz/60 Hz
Power consumption 500 W (Without camera connected: 70 W)
Capacity for Supplying Power to a Camera 240 V AC (tolerance: 5%), 1.46 A , 50 Hz/60 Hz
Operating temperature 0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F)
Humidity 10% to 90% (no condensation)
Weight Approx. 8.8 kg (19.4 lb)
Dimensions (W x H x D) 424 mm x 88 mm x 401 mm (16-5/8 inches x 3-7/16 inches x 15-13/16 inches) (excluding protrusions)
VIDEO OUTPUT 3G/HD/SD-SDI: 7 lines (embedded audio is supported only for HD signals)
HD/SD-SDI: 1 line (shared with picture monitor output*1 ;
embedded audio is supported only for HD signals)
Analog composite: 2 lines (1 line shared with picture monitor output*1)
HD TRUNK Output HD-SDI: 1 line (cannot be used in UHD/HS mode)
Return Input 3G-HD/HD/SD-SDI: 4 lines (RET1 input has active-through output)
Analog composite: 1 line
Prompter Input HD-SDI:
1 line (with active-through output)
Analog composite:
2 lines (through output of 1 and input of 2 share the connector*1)
It is not terminated when the unit is turned OFF. No through output.
Reference input BB (black burst) / tri-level*2: 1 line
(automatic termination, connect to upper connector; BB signal and tri-level signal automatically recognized, with loop-through output)
Microphone Output 0 dBm/600 ohm, 2 lines (XLR, 3-pin, male)
Communication Intercom input/output (ENG / PROD, 0 dBm, 600 Ω (4 W) / 1 V [p-p], 200 Ω (RTS), 4 W / RTS / CLRCOM) : 2 lines*1
PGM input (0 dBm/600 Ω) : 2 lines
Tally input (red, green, yellow) : 1 input each
AUX WFM control
6-bit (open collector output, terminal shared with camera microphone gain setting*1)
Camera microphone gain setting input
5-bit (photo-coupler input, terminal shared with WFM control*1)
Down-conversion system setting input 2-bit (photo-coupler input)
TRUNK RS-422 / RS-232C
2 lines*1
FRONT ROP RS-422
1 line, 16 V DC output (only one of this and REAR ROP can be selected at one time via the menu or the [ROP FRONT/REAR] selection switch on the front panel)
REAR ROP RS-422
1 line, 16 V DC output (only one of this and FRONT ROP can be selected at one time via the menu or the [ROP FRONT/REAR] selection switch on the front panel)
MSU RS-422
1 line, GPI for control
LAN TRUNK LAN connection with camera side via an optical cable*3
1 line, 100BASE-T, 1000BASE-T
LAN Personal computer connection for distribution via the Web*3
1 line, 10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX (use a crossover cable when connecting directly with a personal computer)
Note *1: Depending on the setting, only one of them can be selected at one time.
*2: The BB (black burst) signal and tri-level sync signal of the reference input are recognized automatically.
*3: IP video cannot be transmitted when [CCU MODE] is set to [2160/23.98p], [2160/23.98PsF], [1080/23.98p], or [1080/23.98PsF].
*4: Can be provided from CCU

The AK-UCU500 camera control unit (CCU) supports both 4K and HD formats. It enables users to configure high-quality, long-distance optical fiber transmission camera systems at a reduced cost.

  • Optical fiber transmission of uncompressed video signals over a distance of approximately 1.24 miles between camera and CCU
  • Compact lightweight unit measures 2U in height and is rack-mountable
  • Supports IP streaming (100 Base-T)
  • An SD memory card can be used for saving user files and updating firmware versions
  • Supported formats:
  • 4K (3G-SDI x 4)*4 : 3840 x 2160/59.94p, 50p, 29.97p*5, 29.97PsF*5, 25p*5, 25PsF*5, 23.98p*5, 23.98PsF*5
  • HD (3G-SDI) : 1080/59.94p, 50p, 59.94i, 50i, 23.98p over 59.94i*5, 29.97PsF*5, 25PsF*5, 23.98PsF*5, 720/59.94p, 50p
  • HD (3G-SDI x 4)*6 : 1080/239.76p*5, 200p*5 (High Speed)
  • SD : 480/59.94i, 576/50i
  • Input / Output:
  • SDI OUT x 7, SDI OUT (PM) x 1, VBS x 1, etc.
  • *4K MODE*4 : SDI OUT x 4 (4K), SDI OUT x 3, SDI OUT (PM) x 1, VBS x 1, VBS (PM) x 1
  • *HS MODE*6 : SDI OUT x 4 (HS), SDI OUT x 3, SDI OUT (PM) x 1, VBS x 1, VBS (PM) x 1
  • RET Input (SDI: 4ch, VBS: 1ch) etc.
  • LAN-TRUNK output
  • PROMPT Input (SDI : 1ch, ANALOG : 2ch)