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HD COLOR CAMERA
SK-HD2200

OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS

Please read these operating instructions carefully for proper operation,
and keep them for future reference.

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  • Page 1: Operating Instructions

    HD COLOR CAMERA SK-HD2200 OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS Please read these operating instructions carefully for proper operation, and keep them for future reference.
  • Page 2 Note: The model and serial numbers of your product are important for you to keep for your convenience and protection. These numbers appear on the nameplate located on bottom of the product. Please record these numbers in the spaces provided below, and retain this manual for future reference.
  • Page 3: Safety Instructions

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Carefully read all safety messages in this manual and safety Instructions on your equipment. Follow recommended precautions and safe operating practices. SAFETY ALERT SYMBOL This is the “Safety Alert Symbol.” This symbol is used to call your attention to items or operations that could be dangerous to you or other persons using this equipment.
  • Page 4: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS 1. Read Instructions All the safety and operating instructions should be read before the product is operated. 2. Retain Instructions The safety and operating instructions should be retained for future reference. 3. Heed Warnings All warnings on the product and the operating instructions should be adhered to. 4.
  • Page 5 14. Lightning For added protection for this product during a lightning storm, or when it is left unattended and unused for long periods of time, unplug it from the wall outlet. This will prevent damage to the product due to lightning and power-line surges.
  • Page 6 WICHTIGE SICHERHEITSANWEISUNGEN 1. Alle Anweisungen lesen. Vor Betrieb des Erzeugnisses sollten alle Sicherheits-und Bedienungsanleitungen gelesen werden. 2. Die Anweisungen aufbewahren. Die Sicherheits-und Bedienungsanleitungen sollten fünftigen Bezug aufbewahrt werden. 3. Warnungen beachten. Die Warnungen auf dem Erzeugnis und in den Bedienungsanleitungen solten beachtet werden. 4.
  • Page 7 14. Blitzschlag Für zusätzlichen Schutz des Erzeugnisses während eines Gewitters oder bei Nichtverwendung für lange Zeit den Stecker aus der Steckdose ziehen. Dies verhütet Beschädigung durch Blitzschlag und Netzspannungsstöße. 15. Überlastung Wandsteckdosen, Verlängerungskabel und eingebaute Bequemlickkeitssteckdosen nicht überlasten, da dies Feuer oder elektrischen Schlag verursachen kann. 16.
  • Page 8 MISES EN GARDE IMPORTANTES 1. Lire les instructions Lire toutes les instructions de sécurité et de fonctionnement avant de faire fonctionner l’appareil. 2. Conserver ces instructions Conserver les instructions de sécurité et de fonctionnement á des fins de référence ultérieure. 3.
  • Page 9 14. Foudre Pour renforcer la protection de l’appareil pendant un orage, ou si l’on s’en éloigne ou qu’on reste longtemps sans l’utiliser, le débrancher de la source d’alimentation. Ceci permettra d’éviter tout dommage de l’appareil dú á la foudre et aux surtensions de ligne. 15.
  • Page 10: Important Notice

    Operation of this product in a residential area is likely to cause harmful interference in which case the user will be required to correct the interference at his own expense. WARNING Changes or modifications not expressly approved by Hitachi Kokusai Electric responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment. For Canada This product does not exceed the class A/class B limits for radio noise emissions from digital apparatus as set out in the radio interference regulations.
  • Page 11: Table Of Contents

    Contents Outline and features ..............................1 Warnings and cautions when using.........................3 Facility names and functions ...........................5 White shading adjustment .............................12 Viewfinder indications............................13 Filter selection ...............................14 View finder display panel............................15 Gray scale setup adjustment ..........................16 Electronic shutter setting ............................17 Setup card ................................18 Function menu...............................25 Specifications ................................54 Studio system operation ............................57...
  • Page 13: Outline And Features

    Outline and features The SK-HD2200 is a high-performance HDTV Digital processing improves Image Highlight Studio camera. Quality • Knee saturation and auto-knee With its new 2.3 million pixels native 1080p 3-CCD sensor, the SK-HD2200 provides The auto knee provides a wide dynamic range outstanding performance.
  • Page 14 • User-Programmable Switches (CS-1, CS-2, CS-3) The user can assign VF-DTL, FOCUS IND, * When using with the SK-HD2200, the following equipment must have software versions listed QUICK FOCUS, ZEBRA CH1, ZEBRA CH2, ZEBRA CH1+2 or Digital Extender to either of below.
  • Page 15: Warnings And Cautions When Using

    Strong electromagnetic fields (e.g., near TV or radio transmitters). In event of difficulty Disconnect from power and contact the nearest Where exposed to rain. Hitachi Kokusai Electric service agency. Do not cover or otherwise obstruct camera heat dissipation during operation. NOTE **********CCD characteristic phenomena********** The following types of phenomena are innate characteristics of a charge coupled device (CCD) and are not malfunctions.
  • Page 16 Warnings and cautions when using Optical Fiber Camera Cable & Connector Handling This camera is using the optical fiber cable & connector which is required special technique for handling. 1. Cable Connector & Receptacle (1) FCF (Fiber Cable Female) (2) FCM (Fiber Cable Male) (3) FCFR (Female Receptacle) (4)FCMR (Male Receptacle) 2.
  • Page 17: Facility Names And Functions

    Facility names and functions A Front tally Lens hanger Lens holding knob Viewfinder attachment Handle Side panel screw...
  • Page 18 Facility names and functions B MIC1 /MIC2 connector (XLR 3 pin) HD-SDI1 output connector (BNC) Connection for separately sold 3G-SDI signal output. microphone. HD-SDI2 output connector (BNC) MIC LINE/OFF/+48V switch CCU system : Return signal output (1080i). LINE : For a line level signal source Only camera : 3G-SDI signal output.
  • Page 19 Facility names and functions C Handle Side panel screw Fiber connector AC230V output connector Outputs the 230 VAC. CAUTION: B7 AC230V output connector Do not connect the FS-F5 cable when Camera system is power on.
  • Page 20 Facility names and functions D Front tally Lens mount BTA type lens mount. LENS connector (36 pin). Lens holding knob...
  • Page 21 Facility names and functions E Filter panel POWER LED Lights when camera head power is Number plate supplied. Viewfinder select panel CALL button RGB all off : Color picture Press the CALL switch, the HEAD, VF, CCU, RGB all on : Luminance picture RU and the SU RED TALLY LED turn on.
  • Page 22 Facility names and functions E Return Signal selection (RET1&RET2) Selects RET-1/RET-2 input. Selected return video is displayed on view finder while this button is pressed.
  • Page 23 Facility names and functions F INTERCOM 1 connector (XLR 5 pin) Headset can be connected. - Note - NG Connect neither four pins nor five pins in the head set. MIC ON/OFF switch INCOM 1 intercom level Controls the sound volume of the intercom. INCOM 1 PD/ENG select switch This switch is used to select PD or ENG input of the external intercom system...
  • Page 24: White Shading Adjustment

    White shading adjustment White shading adjustment White shading adjustment is recommended after replacing the lens. The adjustment relates to the camera vertical coloration. If the lens includes an extender, the shading can be optimized for both extender on and off modes. (Vertical coloration refers to an effect whereby the image of an overall white sheet of paper tends toward green at the top and magenta at the bottom, or vice versa.) Adjustment...
  • Page 25: Viewfinder Indications

    Viewfinder indications Screen Status Menu Display in the Viewfinder In addition to the video image, the viewfinder displays messages related to camera settings and operating status and other information. • When set to on at the setting menu VF DISPLAY menu, setting items are indicated at the top and bottom edges of the screen.
  • Page 26: Filter Selection

    Filter selection Filter setting In order to obtaining correct white balance, the sufficient optical filter selection is required accordance with the scene lighting source. The correct optical filter according to the scene light source needs to be selected in order to obtain correct white balance. Operation method Press FILTER button to change the ND and CC filter.
  • Page 27: View Finder Display Panel

    View finder display panel -MARKER1/2 Press the VF marker1/2 can be changed. The MARKER1/2 lights when the MARKER1/2 is -CROSS/BOX1/BOX2 switch Press the Cross, BOX1 or BOX2 individual switches, then previous position & size memory data are displayed in the view finder. Selected switch LED lights.
  • Page 28: Gray Scale Setup Adjustment

    Gray scale setup adjustment Gray scale auto set up BLAK, GAIN, FLARE and GAMMA parameter can be adjusted automatically using with the gray scale chart.(Refer to function menu 4. MAINTENANCE) Gray scale chart with gate marker in the View Finder. Gate marker Gray scale auto set up can be accessed from Function menu or the Remote control unit and following message is displayed in the view finder during auto set up working...
  • Page 29: Electronic Shutter Setting

    Electronic shutter setting Shutter modes The selectable electronic shutter modes and speeds are as follows. Mode Shutter speeds Applications PRESET 1/100(59.94p), 1/60(50p), Set to make fast-moving objects clear. 1/250, 1/500,1/1000,1/2000 second VARIABLE 1/59.94 to 1/1983 second (59.94p) Set to reduce horizontal scroll bars of an (LOCK SCAN) 1/50.00 to 1/2008 second (50p) image when shooting a computer screen.
  • Page 30: Setup Card

    Setup card Setup card A separately sold SD memory card can be used for storing the setting menu data. The data can then be used to quickly set the proper setup. Handling The SD memory card can be inserted and removed regardless of power on or off. However, avoid removing while loading, saving or formatting is in progress, since operating error or SD memory card breakage can occur.
  • Page 31 Setup card Setup card operation The SD memory card setting data is loaded and saved, and the setup card is formatted according to the SETUP CARD menu. If the insertion of the setup card is followed by indication of SETUP CARD menu, the setup card is checked.
  • Page 32 Setup card If the setting data for this camera exists in the setup card, the date and time when the setting data was saved appear in the DATE and TIME fields. "-" appears where no corresponding file exists. If the checking revealed an error, the indication below appears, inhibiting all operations other than formatting.
  • Page 33 Setup card Data load, save or clear 1. After Display the SETUP CARD menu, select a file to load, save or clear. Viewfinder displays in control head mode. CCU side monitor displays in system operation mode.
  • Page 34 Setup card 2. Press > button 1 SEC and load, save or clear data from selected file. 3. The load, save or clear results appear.
  • Page 35 Setup card Status pass & display for each camera operation 1. Camera system menu operation (display in the viewfinder) 2. Camera system menu operation from the RU at CCU side monitor (display in the Monitor)
  • Page 36 3. Control head menu operation in the viewfinder. In event of error If setting data save or load, or setup card format results are erroneous, the setup card may be faulty. Change the setup card. If the error recurs, consult a Hitachi technical service representative.
  • Page 37: Function Menu

    Function menu There are three function menu setting methods in the camera system chain which are, 1) Setup control unit SU-1000 FUNCTION button and MENU button on LCD. 2) Remote control unit RU-1500 FUNCTION button and MENU button on LCD. 3) The CAMERA HEAD switches.
  • Page 38 Function menu Main Menu: (Typical main menu) Main menu is categorized for each camera operation and grouped according to each control item as indicated by : on right side of it ■ Additional sub menus will appear behind it when selected. Sub Menu Selection of Sub menu: Move the cursor with UP and DOWN buttons then press the RIGHT button.
  • Page 39 Function menu The camera head is connected with a CCU and an RU as an operational camera system, the camera head View finder display TOP MENU as follows. This is mainly used for camera man’s operation. VF MENU Open this menu by pushing the FUNC button of the camera.
  • Page 40 Function menu CAM MODE (Camera man can operate this function at camera head.) 1. VF menu structure which are displayed in the viewfinder.) MAIN MENU SUB MENU ■VF MENU ■VF DETAIL  :< ■MARKER1 SEL:<USER 1 VF OUT SEL :COLOR  VF DETAIL  :ON  CENTER MARK:ON  VF DETAIL  :>  DTL LEVEL  : 0  SAFETY MARK:ON  VF MARKER  :>  CRISP      :   0  SIDE   4:3 :OFF  SIDE PANEL :>...
  • Page 41 Function menu 2. COLOR menu structure which are displayed in the Pix monitor or are displayed in the viewfinder with at control head mode.
  • Page 42 Function menu 3. DETAIL menu structure which are displayed in the Pix monitor or are displayed in the viewfinder with at control head mode. *Typical picture for explaining of DTL functions *CH1/CH2 A.PHASE adjustment When selected CH1 or CH2 A.PHASE item, Skin tone DTL phase auto marker is displayed in the center of the picture.
  • Page 43 Function menu 4. MAINTENANCE menu structure which are displayed in the Pix monitor or are displayed in the viewfinder with at control head mode.
  • Page 44 Function menu 5. FILE menu is displayed in the Pix monitor or are displayed in the viewfinder with at control head mode. MAIN MENU SUB MENU ■FILE MENU ■SCENE FILE MENU  SCENE FILE :>  SCENE FILE :SCENE 0  LENS  FILE :>  STORE FILE :SCENE 0  STORE  ALL INITIALIZE : ■LENS FILE MENU   LENS FILE  :LENS 1  AUTO IRIS  :>  WHT SHADING:>  REGI       :> ■AUTO IRIS   :<  LENS FILE  :LENS 1...
  • Page 45 Function menu 7. EACH MENU ITEM & DESCRIPTION 7. 1 VF MENU (MAIN menu) which are displayed in the viewfinder & description. Item Setting Initial Description setting VF OUT SEL COLOR COLOR Y,R,G,B VF DETAIL Change screen to VF DETAIL menu. VF MARKER Change screen to VF MARKER menu.
  • Page 46 Function menu 7.1.2.1 MARKER1 SEL/ MARKER2 SEL menu (VF SUB-MENU) & description. Item Setting Initial Description setting CENTER MARK ON,OFF Center marker ON and OFF. SAFETY MARK ON,OFF Safety Maker ON and OFF. SIDE ON,OFF Side 4:3 marker ON and OFF 13:9 ON,OFF Side 13:9 Marker ON and OFF...
  • Page 47 Function menu 7.1.3 SIDE PANEL menu (VF SUB- MENU) & description. Item Setting Initial Description setting SIDE PANEL OFF, 4:3, 13:9, Only when DISP SIZE is 16:9, it is 14:9, 15:9 effective. CONTRAST 1 to 5 Set side panel contrast BRIGHT 1 to 5 Set side panel brightness...
  • Page 48 Function menu 7.1.6 FOCUS IND menu (VF SUB-MENU) & description. Item Setting Initial Description setting INDICATOR ON,OFF Display the focus assist indicator in VF, ON and OFF MARKER ON,OFF Display the detect area marker for the focus assist in VF, ON and OFF PEAK HOLD ON,OFF Display a peak position of the indicator.
  • Page 49 Function menu 7.2 COLOR MENU (COLOR MAIN- MENU) which are displayed in the Pix monitor or are displayed in the viewfinder with at control head mode. Item Description GAIN Change screen to GAIN menu. BLACK/FLARE Change screen to BLACK/FLARE menu. GAMMA Change screen to GAMMA menu.
  • Page 50 Function menu 7.2.3 GAMMA1 (COLOR SUB-MENU) & description. Item Setting Initial Description setting R GAMMA -128 to 127 Adjust Red Gamma G GAMMA -128 to 127 Adjust Green Gamma B GAMMA -128 to 127 Adjust Blue Gamma TOTAL GAMMA -128 to 127 Adjust Total Gamma Select gamma curve value from GAMMA TABLE...
  • Page 51 Function menu 7.2.6 KNEE/CLIP 2 menu (COLOR SUB-MENU) & description. Item Setting Initial Description setting KNEE SAT -128 to 127 Adjust Knee Saturation. (*) KNEE SAT Knee Saturation function ON And ON,OFF WHITE CLIP -128 to 127 Adjust White Clip level WHITE CLIP ON,OFF White Clip function ON and OFF...
  • Page 52 Function menu 7.2.8 MASKING 2 menu (COLOR SUB-MENU) & description. Item Setting Initial Description setting LINEAR R-G -64 to +63 Adjust liner matrix R-G parameter offset LINEAR R-B -64 to +63 Adjust liner matrix R-B parameter offset LINEAR G-R -64 to +63 Adjust liner matrix G-R parameter offset LINEAR G-B...
  • Page 53 Function menu 7.3 DETAIL MENU (MAIN-MENU) which are displayed in the Pix monitor or are displayed in the viewfinder with at control head mode. Item Description DETAIL Change screen to DETAIL menu. SKIN DTL Change screen to SKIN DTL menu. HIGH CHROMA Change screen to HIGH CHROMA menu.
  • Page 54 Function menu 7.3.3 SKIN DTL 1 menu (DETAIL SUB-MENU) & description. Item Setting Initial Description setting CH SELECT 1ch,2ch CH selection for skin tone detail 1ch+2ch CH1 A.PHASE - - - - Set CH1 skin tone detail phase *1 S.DTL LEVEL -128 to +127 -128 Adjust CH1 skin tone detail level...
  • Page 55 Function menu 7.3.5 HIGH CHROMA menu (DETAIL SUB-MENU) & description. Item Setting Initial Description etting Adjust detail level in high -128 to +127 chrominance Red portion in the scene. Adjust detail level in high -128 to +127 chrominance Green portion in the scene.
  • Page 56 Function menu 7.4 MAINTENANCE menu (MAIN MENU) which are displayed in the Pix monitor or are displayed in the viewfinder with at control head mode. Item Description AUTO SETUP Change screen to AUTO SETUP menu. WHT SHADING Change screen to WHT SHADING menu. AUTO IRIS Change screen to AUTO IRIS menu.
  • Page 57 Function menu 7.4.2 WHT SHADING menu (MAINTENANCE SUB-MENU) & description. Item Setting Initial Description setting LENS FILE LENS 1 to 8 LENS 1 White shading data can be stored to lens file. EXTENDER Display Lens extender position - - OFF(X1):Either of the following. ・When the extender is X1.
  • Page 58 Function menu 7.4.5 AUTO IRIS menu (MAINTENANCE SUB-MENU) & description. Item Setting Initial Description setting AUTO IRIS REMOTE, REMOTE Setting of Iris control mode. *1 AUTO IRIS TRIM -128 to +127 Adjust Auto iris output level PEAK/AVE 0/10, 1/9, 2/8, 0/10 Setting of Peak &...
  • Page 59 Function menu 7.4.7 GAIN SET menu(MAINTENANCE SUB-MENU) & description. Item Setting Initial Description setting M.GAIN LOW -3, 0 dB Low gain setting of M.Gain M.GAIN MID 0, 3, 6, 9, 12, MID gain setting of M.Gain 15, 18, 21dB M.GAIN HIGH 3, 6, 9, 12, 15, 12dB HIGH gain setting of M.Gain...
  • Page 60 Function menu 7.4.11 CHECK1 menu (MAINTENANCE SUB MENU) & description. Item Setting Initial Description setting TEST OFF,ON TEST signal ON and OFF GAMMA OFF,ON GAMMA function ON and OFF DETAIL OFF,ON DETAIL function ON and OFF MASKING OFF,ON MASKING function ON and OFF KNEE OFF,ON KNEE function ON and OFF...
  • Page 61 Function menu 7.5 FILE menu (FILE MENU) which are displayed in the Pix monitor or are displayed in the viewfinder with at control head mode. Item Setting Initial Description setting SCENE FILE Change screen to SCENE FILE menu. - - - - - LENS FILE Change screen to LENS FILE menu.
  • Page 62: File Structure

    Function menu File structure There are ADJUST, COMMON, SCENE and LENS four major data files in the camera head memory. ADJUST Factory setting data file FILE Menu setting data file COMMON (VF, CUSTOM SW, MAINTENANCE, expect the shutter function) FILE SCENE SCENE SCENE...
  • Page 63 Function menu 7.6 CUSTOM SW MENU (MAIN menu) which are displayed in the viewfinder & description. Item Setting Initial Description setting CS-1 SW VF-DTL, VF-DTL Set CS-1 switch FOCUS IND, QUICK FOCUS(*), ZEBRA CH1, ZEBRA CH2, ZEBRA CH1+2, D.EXTENDER(*) CS-2 SW VF-DTL, FOCUS IND Set CS-2 switch...
  • Page 64 Function menu Type of Auto setup & control items Following Auto setup functions are available at camera head and also remotely controlled from the RU-1500. Type of Auto Setup GRAY WHITE SKIN TONE AUTO AUTO SCALE SHADING DTL PHASE BLACK WHITE AUTO (*1)
  • Page 65 Traditionally, when shooting bright scene, some porting of the picture may have “washed out” effect. Knee Saturation function can be improved this effect. (4) MASKING 3 (Skin masking) When the SK-HD2200 chain is used for the newscast program, newscaster flesh tone color can be changed to natural complexion by this function. Luminance clarity improvement function...
  • Page 66: Specifications

    Specifications Camera Head SK Camera Head SK Camera Head SK Camera Head SK- - - - HD2 HD22 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 / / / / SK SK- - - - HD2 HD22 2 2 2 00 00E E E E 2/3-inch, IT-CCD Total pixels...
  • Page 67 Specifications Camera Head SK Camera Head SK Camera Head SK Camera Head SK- - - - HD2 HD22 2 2 2 00 00 / / / / SK SK- - - - HD2 HD22 2 2 2 00 00E E E E 24 Input &...
  • Page 68 Specifications Dimensions ・ ・ ・ ・ SK-HD2200 ・ ・ ・ ・ VF-L90HD...
  • Page 69: Studio System Operation

    Studio system operation Connection with fiber system The SK-HD2200 can be connected with a fiber cable system. * When using with the SK-HD2200, the following equipment must have software versions as listed below. CU-HD1200 : ver1.14 or later RU-1500JY-R1 : ver1.40 or later Turn on the TAKEN button before operation, when the RU-1500JY is connected to the SK-HD2200 directly.
  • Page 70: Service Information

    Service information MIC 1,MIC 2 (3 pin XLR female:HR16PRQ-3SE(71)) INTERCOM (5 pin XLR female:HA16PRH-5S) Signal PUSH Signal PUSH MIC IN(C) MIC GND MIC IN(H) MIC(H) RECEIVE(C) MIC(C) RECIEVE1(H) RECIEVE2(H) SCRIPT (5 Pin female:HR10A-7R-5SB(73)) RET CONT(6 pin female:HR10A-7R-6SB(74)) Mating connector:HR10A-7P-5P Mating connector:HR10A-7P-6P Signal Signal SCRIPT +12V...
  • Page 71: Application Note: Connecting Prompter Power

    The prompter power connector is located on the fiber connector side. This is a 5 pin socket with Power interlock. How to connect: Parts: 5 pin plug RM12BPE-5PH Hitachi code JMR0222 Refer to Page 58 of the Operation manual for pin out details. Connect as follows: Pin 1...