Operating Instructions Convertible Camera AW-E750P/E655P/E650P/E350P Model No. Installation instructions provided AW-E750P AW-E655P AW-E650P AW-E350P Before operating this product, please read the instructions carefully and save this manual for future use. FJ1003MSA062 -FJ VQT0G71-6 Printed in Japan...
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CONTENTS PREFACE ....................................4 STANDARD ACCESSORIES ..............................5 FEATURES ....................................6 SPECIAL NOTES ON OPERATION ............................7 PRECAUTIONS ..................................8 PRECAUTIONS FOR INSTALLATION ........................... 10 MAJOR OPERATING CONTROLS AND THEIR FUNCTIONS ....................13 MOUNTING .................................... 18 FLANGE BACK ADJUSTMENT (FOR ZOOM LENS) ......................25 IRIS GAIN CONTROL IN A LENS ............................
PREFACE • The Panasonic AW-E750, AW-E655, AW-E650 and • Option cards may also be installed. AW-E350 are digital signal processing color video K The following cards are not available for AW-E750, cameras that incorporates three CCDs; AW-E655, AW-E650, AW-E350; 2/3˝ 3CCD (AW-E750) ·...
FEATURES 1. Digital video signal processing for high quality, high 8. CCD readout is switchable between field and frame reliability, high performance, lightweight and compact modes. Vertical resolution can be stepped up in size. frame mode and it is effective for shooting still objects.
SPECIAL NOTES ON OPERATION • Turn power off before connecting or disconnecting • There is a cooling fan inside. cables. Do not cover the port or otherwise block ventilation • Connection or disconnection of any studio cable, during operation. Internal heat buildup can cause a RCU cable or other cable to any unit of equipment fire.
PRECAUTIONS DON’TS • Do not attempt to disassemble the camera, Remote • Do not expose the camera, Remote Control Unit Control Unit (RCU) or other units. In order to prevent (RCU) or other units to rain or moisture, and do not electric shock, do not remove screws or covers.
• Refer any servicing to qualified service personnel. • Take immediate action if ever the camera or RCU should become wet. Turn the power off and have the • Handle the camera with care. unit checked by an authorized service facility. •...
(since these locations may p When the unit is to be mounted onto a Panasonic cause the lens area to cloud over and/or condensation pan-tilt head, use the mounting screws and drop-...
<AW-E750/AW-E655> <AW-E650/AW-E350> Mounting screw for wire (supplied) (Inch screw: 1/4-20UNC) Spring washer (supplied) (AW-E650) Flat washer (supplied) Mounting screw for wire (supplied) (M4) (AW-E350) Drop-prevention wire Pan-tilt head or camera mounting bracket Flat washers Spring washers Mounting screws (Inch screws: 1/4-20UNC) Tightening the mounting screws Tighten using the torque levels shown in the table below.
Parts to be provided by the customer for installation When the unit is to be mounted onto a Panasonic pan-tilt Mounting screws (Inch screws: 1/4-20UNC): 2 head, use the mounting screws and drop-prevention wire (For mounting the camera) that are supplied with the pan-tilt head.
MAJOR OPERATING CONTROLS AND THEIR FUNCTIONS <Top View> (AW-E750/AW-E655) (AW-E650) (AW-E350) 20 mm (13/16˝) 32.5 mm (1-9/32˝) Use the adapter mounting screws Mounting screws (Inch screws) Use the adapter mounting screws (M4, supplied) for mounting. 1/4-20UNC, Depth: 10 mm (3/8˝) (M4, supplied) for mounting.
Lens mount Mounting hole (AW-E750/AW-E655 only) 2/3˝ Standard bayonet type (B4 mount) lens To install the camera on a wall or ceiling or to use (AW-E750) a pan/tilt head or tripod, secure the unit using this 1/2˝ Standard bayonet type (B4 mount) lens screw hole (1/4-20UNC) or using the accessory (AW-E655, AW-E650) mounting adapter.
YES/ABC switch (YES/ABC/+) <Rear View> The Sub Menu for each item of the Main Menu is displayed when this switch is pressed while the Main Menu is on the screen. While the Sub Menu is displayed, any setting can be brought up to a higher value with this switch.
Power indicator When the camera is to be mounted on a Panasonic Red LED lamp lights to indicate that the specified pan/tilt head (such as the AW-PH360/AW-PH400/ DC power is supplied to the camera.
DC 12 V input connector (DC 12V IN) Optional card slot 12 V DC is supplied through the DC cable with ø6.5 Slot for inserting an optional card. For details, refer to plug. (Supplied with the recommended AC adapter the manual for optional cards.
The connection and installation should be done by MOUNTING qualified service personnel or system installers. Refer any servicing to qualified service personnel. w Lens mounting AW-E350 (C mount type of lens) • A 1/3-inch C mount type of lens can be used. AW-E750, AW-E655, AW-E650 Be absolutely sure that a lens whose mount threads (Bayonet mount type of lens)
w Mounting the camera onto a camera mounting base (pan-tilt head or tripod) AW-E750 or AW-E655 models: Use a screwdriver or similar to tighten the screws to Use the screws provided to attach the accessory secure the camera mounting adapter. Make sure that the camera mounting adapter is attached camera mounting adapter to the bottom panel of the the right way round.
When the unit is to be mounted onto a Panasonic screws to help ensure the camera does not fall. p When attaching the camera on any mounting or...
p Example where the camera is mounted on a ceiling or wall Secure the end of the wire onto the M6 anchor bolts by tightening nut or secure it by tightening the M6 bolts. (Ceiling) Mounting screw for wire (supplied) (Inch screw: 1/4-20UNC) Mounting screw for wire (M4) (supplied)
(Wall) Secure the end of the wire onto the M6 anchor bolts by tightening nut or secure it by tightening the M6 bolts. Always mount using the Drop-prevention wire (sold separately) anchor bolt. Mounting screw for wire (supplied) (Inch screw: 1/4-20UNC) Mounting screw for wire (M4) (supplied) Spring washer (supplied)
p Example of mounting the camera onto a bracket or tripod made by another manufacturer Mounting screw for wire (M4) (supplied) Mounting screw for wire (supplied) (Inch screw: 1/4-20UNC) Secure the end of the wire onto the M6 anchor bolts by tightening nut or secure it by tightening the M6 bolts.
p Example of mounting on a surface above the camera Mounting screws [*] (Inch screws: 1/4-20UNC) Spring washers [*] Flat washers [*] Adjust the camera mounting bracket on the surface above the camera so that the ventilation holes of the cooling fan will not be blocked.
FLANGE BACK ADJUSTMENT (FOR ZOOM LENS) AW-E750, AW-E655, AW-E650 FOCUS Ring Flange back adjust ring This adjustment will bring the subject into focus across the whole range from the maximum telephoto position to the widest angle position of the zoom lens. 1.
AW-E350 FOCUS Ring This adjustment will bring the subject into focus across the whole range from the maximum telephoto position to the widest angle position of the zoom lens. Perform this adjustment when back focusing is not achieved with a fixed focus lens. (Adjustment range: ±0.2 mm) LOCK knob 1.
IRIS GAIN CONTROL IN A LENS An iris gain control hole is usually provided in the front of Iris gain control (G, S) the lens. Adjustment of the iris gain, with a screwdriver through the hole may be done as follows. (Shape and location of the hole may vary depending on the type of lens.) 1.
CONNECTIONS Caution: The connection and installation should be done by qualified service personnel or system installers. Refer any servicing to qualified service personnel. wCONNECTION OF DEVICE WITH A COMPOSITE INPUT CONNECTOR • Connection to any device which has a composite input connector, such as a video monitor or a VTR, must be made through the VIDEO OUT Connector.
w CONNECTION OF A REMOTE CONTROL UNIT (RCU) Connection to the RCU (AW-RC600) is made through Notes: the optional RCU cable AW-CA50A26. • The maximum extension distance between the 1. Turn RCU power off before connecting cables. camera and AW-RC600 is 100 m. 2.
w CONNECTION OF A REMOTE OPERATION PANEL (ROP) The ROP (AW-CB400) and the camera must be connected with the optional connecting cable AW-CA50T8. 1. Turn the OPERATE switch of ROP to OFF before connecting cables. 2. Connect the 50-pin connector of the connecting cable to I/F REMOTE connector of the camera. The 10BASE-T cable must be connected to the ROP.
w CONNECTION WITH MULTIPLE CAMERAS (COLOR LOCK MODE) • An example of connection for VBS/BB input (Color lock mode). • One of the multiple cameras is used as the source of reference signals. • Supply a synchronizing signal (BB) to the G/L Input Connectors of each cameras. •...
w CONNECTION OF COMPUTER The AW-CA50T9 PC control cable is required to control the camera using a computer. Consult your dealer for details. The user is responsible for providing the software used to control the camera. Video Monitor 75 j Coaxial Cable Composite Video VIDEO OUT Connector Input Connector...
ADJUSTMENT w AUTOMATIC WHITE BALANCE [ADJUSTMENT by CAMERA] 3. In normal shooting mode: CONTROL (AWC) Press the ITEM/AWC switch for over 2 second. There are two white balance memories, “AWC A” or “AWC B” for two different light sources color temperatures, with the automatic white balance setting.
[ADJUSTMENT with the RCU, ROP or multi hybrid Notes: • For white balance setting aim the camera at a white object control panel] and try to position it in the center of the monitor screen. 4. In the case of the RCU, set the auto white/auto black The object must appear in over 10 % of the total monitor selector switch to the AWC position.
w MANUAL WHITE BALANCE SETTING [ADJUSTMENT with the RCU or ROP] After AWC setting, adjust the R/B GAIN controller in the [ADJUSTMENT by CAMERA or multi hybrid same way as described in Step 3 above. control panel] Manual setting is possible in USER MODE only. Minimize the carrier wave using the red &...
w BLACK BALANCE ADJUSTMENT [ADJUSTMENT with the RCU, ROP or multi hybrid control panel] • Close the lens. In the case of the RCU, set the auto white/auto black If the motor drive lens is controlled from the camera, the selector switch to the ABC position.
w TOTAL PEDESTAL LEVEL ADJUSTMENT [ADJUSTMENT with RCU or ROP] Adjust the pedestal level to 5 IRE with the total pedestal (Use an oscilloscope or a waveform monitor for this adjustment control or PED dial. adjustment.) This step is to adjust the black levels (pedestal levels) of two Total pedestal PED dial or more cameras to be the same.
w GEN-LOCK ADJUSTMENT [ADJUSTMENT by CAMERA or multi hybrid control panel] 1. Press the NO/BAR switch for over 5 seconds to Phase adjustments must be performed with the display the color bar. camera, RCU, ROP or the multi hybrid control panel 2.
[ADJUSTMENT with RCU] [ADJUSTMENT with ROP] Use the horizontal phase control. 1. Select the first camera to be adjusted by pressing the CAM CONTROL button. Horizontal phase 2. Press the MENU button, and display the adjustment control camera setting menu on the LCD panel. 3.
O COLOR PHASE ADJUSTMENT Supply the output signal (split color bar) from the color special effect generator to a color monitor or vectorscope. Adjust the color phase of the camera. Color bar of camera Sprit line Color bar of special effects generator [ADJUSTMENT with RCU] Use the subcarrier phase coarse adjustment control and...
[ADJUSTMENT with ROP] 1. Select the first camera to be adjusted by pressing Color bars of the CAM CONTROL button. camera 2. Press the MENU button to display the menu on the LCD panel. Split line 3. Turn the CONT dial to display the G/L SETTING menu.
w SETTING BY RCU, ROP OR MULTI HYBRID CONTROL PANEL An operation mode is selected depending on the position of the scene file switch or SCENE FILE button. Position of CAMERA Operation mode the scene file switch or SCENE FILE button Halogen Mode MENU Fluorescent Mode...
MENU ITEM SETTING w MENU ITEM SETTING Notes: • Composite signals are output from the video • Each of the four use modes of the camera has a output regardless of the position of the RCU main menu. (Shown at right) menu ON/OFF switch.
w SETTING 7. After changing the settings, take the following steps. Camera alone: Select [End] using the MENU switch [SETTING by CAMERA, RCU or multi hybrid control panel] and ITEM/AWC switch and press the YES/ABC 1. From the camera alone: switch.
w SUB MENU (Halogen Mode, Fluorescent Mode, Outdoor Mode) Other Set Display Brightness Set Display G/L Adjustment Set Display 1 ------- 1 ------- 1 ------- 2 ------- 2 ------- 2 ------- 3 ------- 3 ------- 3 --------- 4 ------- 4 ------- 4 ------- 5 ------- 5 -------...
w Setting and Changing of the R/L cut: About one-third of both the right and left portions of the screen are excluded from Setting (Halogen Mode, measurement. Fluorescent Mode, Outdoor Mode) Brightness Set Display 1. Video Level Adjustment [Picture Level: –50 to +50] Convergence level of AUTO IRIS/AUTO GAIN UP/ 4.
5. Auto Gain Up Control Setting 6. AGC Maximum Gain [Auto Gain Up: OFF, ON] [AGC Max Gain: 6 dB, 12 dB, 18 dB, 24 dB, N/Eye L, This cannot be set when “Auto” has been set for the N/Eye H] (AW-E750, AW-E655, AW-E650) CCD storage time setting ( -9).
Note Auto: ALC is performed followed by AGC and then by the data storage, and the camera automatically • Only 0 dB, 9 dB, or 18 dB can be selected in case adjusts the light quantity. of using the RCU. If “ON”...
Color Set Display P SET 5 600K: The white balance is adjusted to 5 600K illumination. 1. Chroma Level Adjustment [Chroma Level: –3 to +3] Note Chroma Level can be decreased or increased to any Neither P SET 3 200K nor P SET 5 600K can of three levels each.
G/L Adjustment Set Display Sharpness (DTL) Set Display 1. Horizontal Phase Adjustment 1. Detail Select Setting [H Phase: –206 to +49] [DTL Select: Sharpness, Super DTL] Horizontal phase can be adjusted when a genlock If contour correction is not sufficient at the Sharpness signal is supplied.
Other Set Display 3. Noise Suppress Level Setting [Noise Suppress: OFF, LOW, HIGH] 1. Contrast Adjustment Screen noise can be reduced when Detail Level [Contrast (Gamma): LOW, MID, HIGH] setting ( -2) is at HIGH or LOW. The contrast can be adjusted to any of three levels. 4.
3. Electronic Shutter Synchro Scan Setting 5. PC Control Access Speed Setting [Synchro Scan: 60.34 Hz to 15.75 kHz] [Baud Rate: 1200 bps, 2400 bps, 4800 bps, 9600 bps] This setting is possible only when Electronic Shutter Select a communication speed in controlling the setting (
-2) is at S/Scan.
9. Auto Focus Setting [Auto Focus: OFF, ON] (model AW-E655 only) This enables auto focus ON and OFF to be controlled when the zoom/focus cable of a Canon AF lens has been connected to the ZOOM/FOCUS connector on the AW-E655. 10.
w Sub Menu (User Mode) Iris, Shutter, Gain Set Display G/L Adjustment Set Display Detail Set Display 1 ------- 1 ------- 1 ------- 2 ------- 2 ------- 2 --------- 3 ------- 3 ------- 3 --------- 4 ------- 4 ------- 4 --------- 5 ------- 5 ---------...
w Setting and Changing of the Setting 4. Auto Iris Level Fine Adjustment [Auto Iris Adjust: ON, OFF] Items (User Mode) ON: Fine adjustment of auto iris convergence level can Iris, Shutter, Gain Set Display be made with the lens iris control (IRIS dial, IRIS LEVEL control) when the lens iris selector switch 1.
5. Electronic Shutter Mode Setting When the screen of a work station, etc. is to be [Shutter Mode: Step, ELC, S/Scan] shot, the noise on the horizontal bars can be Step: Electronic shutter operates at the speed reduced by proceeding with the synchro-scan selected by the Electronic Shutter Step/Synchro adjustment.
7. Gain Setting Notes [Gain: Auto, 0 dB to 30 dB, N/Eye L, N/Eye H] • Only 0 dB, 9 dB, or 18 dB, AGC LOW, AGC HIGH (models AW-E750, AW-E655, AW-E650) can be selected in case of using the RCU. If the lens iris switch is at MANUAL, when [Gain: Auto 0 dB to 30 dB, N/Eye] operating the camera alone or when the lens iris...
8. Digital Gain Up Setting Auto: ALC is performed followed by AGC and then by [Digital Gain Up: 0 dB, 6 dB, 12 dB, 18 dB, 24 dB, the data storage, and the camera automatically 30 dB] adjusts the light quantity. This can be set when a setting other than “Auto”...
Color Set Display Note Neither P SET 3 200K nor P SET 5 600K can 1. Chroma Level Adjustment be set from the RCU, ROP or the multi hybrid [Chroma Level: –3 to +3] control panel. Chroma Level can be decreased or increased to three levels.
R Pedestal, B Pedestal: Fine adjustment of the black 6. Negative/Positive Selection balance can be made after ABC setting. [Nega/Posi: Posi, Nega] In case of using the RCU (ROP), use the red and Posi: Normal image blue pedestal adjustment controls (R/B PED dials) Nega: Image is shown reversed in darkness and for this purpose.
G/L Adjustment Set Display Detail Set Display 1. Horizontal Phase Adjustment 1. Detail Level Setting [Detail: OFF, Low, High] [H Phase: –206 to +49] Contour correction quantity can be selected. Horizontal phase can be adjusted when a genlock Detail settings made using the Horizontal/Vertical signal is supplied.
7. Noise Suppress Compensation Level Setting 11. Flesh DTL Level Setting [Noise Suppress: 1 to 10] [Flesh DTL Level: Low, Mid, High] Screen noise can be reduced with the Detail Level LOW: The roughness of the flesh tones is minimized. Setting (-1) at HIGH or LOW.
Color Matrix Set Display G_Cy Gain: Increases or decreases the intermediate B_Mg Gain: Increases or decreases the intermediate color between green and cyan. color between blue and magenta. G_Cy Phase: Varies the hue of the intermediate color B_Mg Phase: Varies the hue of the intermediate color between green and cyan.
Other Set Display 6. Clean DNR Setting [Clean DNR: HIGH, LOW, OFF] This enables the clean DNR effect to be selected. 1. Gamma Correction Level Setting [Gamma: 0.35 to 0.55] 7. 3D-DNR Setting [3D-DNR: OFF, Low, Mid, High] Gamma correction level can be set. This enables the 3D-DNR effect to be selected.
11. Component Output Setting 14. Auto Focus Setting [Auto Focus: OFF, ON] [Component: RGB, Y/Pr/Pb, Y/C] (model AW-E655) This enables RGB, Y/Pr/Pb or Y/C to be selected as This enables auto focus ON and OFF to be the component signals which are to be output from controlled when the zoom/focus cable of a Canon the I/F REMOTE connector.
SETTING AND CHANGING THE OPTIONAL CARDS K The sub menu shown below appears only when an Optional Card Setting Sub Menu optional card (AW-PB504) equipped with a ZOOM/ This sub menu appears when a studio card FOCUS connector has been inserted in the model (AW-PB506A or AW-PB305A) has been inserted into AW-E650.
2. Zebra Level Setting [Level: 70 % to 110 %] 4. EVF Output Setting [EVF Output: Y, CVBS] This enables the zebra pattern to be displayed so that This is used to set the signals to be output to the it will provide as a general guideline for the luminance viewfinder.
SETTING TO INITIAL SET w Setting to initial set In case of the wrong setting in any use mode, take the (3) If the NO/BAR switch is pressed, or if the YES /ABC switch is not pressed, within about 10 seconds, the following steps to return to the initial settings.
w INITIAL SETTINGS OF THE SETTING ITEMS (Factory preset values) O Halogen, Fluorescent, Outdoor Mode Item Halogen mode Fluorescent mode Outdoor mode Picture Level ±0 ±0 ±0 Light PEAK/AVG Light Area Top cut Top cut Top cut Auto ND (ELC) Auto Gain Up Brightness AGC Max Gain...
O Halogen, Fluorescent, Outdoor Mode Item Halogen mode Fluorescent mode Outdoor mode Contrast (Gamma) Shutter Speed Auto ND Synchro Scan – – – – – – – – – V Resolution Normal Normal Normal Baud Rate 9600bps 9600bps 9600bps Other Set Component Y/Pr/Pb Y/Pr/Pb...
O User Mode Item User mode Item User mode G_Cy Gain ±0 Detail High ±0 G_Cy Phase H Detail Level H Gain V Detail Level H Color Phase –15 H Detail Level L Matrix Set 3 Cy_B Gain ±0 Detail Set 1 V Detail Level L Cy_B Phase...
SPECIFICATIONS w AW-E750, AW-E655 Source Voltage: DC 12 V Power consumption: 12.6 W (AW-E750), 12.0 W (AW-E655) indicates safety information. AW-E750 AW-E655 Optical system 2/3˝ prism, F1.4 1/2˝ prism, F1.4 Pick up device 2/3˝ interline-type CCD 1/2˝ interline-type CCD 768 M 494 (approx. 380,000 pixels) Number of valid pixels 811 M 508 (approx.
AW-E750 AW-E655 1/100, 1/250, 1/500, 1/1000, 1/2000, 1/4000, 1/10000; Electronic shutter speeds ELC, synchro scanner (60.34 Hz to 15.75 kHz) CCD readout selection Field, frame1, frame2 Color bars SMPTE Lens mount 2/3˝ bayonet mount 1/2˝ bayonet mount Lens diaphragm Auto, Manual (but only with remote control), adjust ON, OFF Internal filters –––...
w AW-E650, AW-E350 Source Voltage: DC 12 V Power consumption: 11.8 W (AW-E650), 11.3 W (AW-E350) indicates safety information. AW-E650 AW-E350 Optical system 1/2˝ prism, F1.4 1/3˝ prism, F1.4 Pick up device 1/2˝ interline-type CCD 1/3˝ interline-type CCD 768 M 494 (approx. 380,000 pixels) Number of valid pixels 811 M 508 (approx.
AW-E650 AW-E350 1/100, 1/250, 1/500, 1/1000, 1/2000, 1/4000, 1/10000; Electronic shutter speeds ELC, synchro scanner (60.34 Hz to 15.75 kHz) CCD readout selection Field, frame1, frame2 Color bars SMPTE Lens mount 1/2˝ bayonet mount 1/3˝ C mount Lens diaphragm Auto, Manual (but only with remote control), adjust ON, OFF Internal filters –––...