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Panasonic AK-HCU3550EA Operating Instructions Manual

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Operating Instructions
AK-HCU3550EA
Model No.
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  • Page 1: Operating Instructions (what You Are Reading)

    Operating Instructions Camera Control Unit AK-HCU3550EA Model No. PO WE R AL AR M MI C OF F OPE N PG M SHO RT INC OM PGM 1 PUS H TAL LY/ CA LL PGM 2 SYS PRI V C a m e ra...

  • Page 2: Power Cable

    For your safety w DO NOT REMOVE PANEL COVERS BY CAUTION: UNSCREWING. THE AC RECEPTACLE (MAINS SOCKET OUTLET) To reduce the risk of electric shock, do not remove SHALL BE INSTALLED NEAR THE EQUIPMENT the covers. No user serviceable parts inside. AND SHALL BE EASILY ACCESSIBLE.

  • Page 3

    How to replace the fuse A replacement fuse cover can be purchased from your 1. Open the fuse compartment with a screwdriver. local Panasonic Dealer. IF THE FITTED MOULDED PLUG IS UNSUITABLE FOR THE SOCKET OUTLET IN YOUR HOME THEN THE FUSE SHOULD BE REMOVED AND THE PLUG CUT OFF AND DISPOSED OF SAFELY.

  • Page 4

    Information for Users on Collection and Disposal of Old Equipment and used Batteries These symbols on the products, packaging, and/or accompanying documents mean that used electrical and electronic products and batteries should not be mixed with general household waste. For proper treatment, recovery and recycling of old products and used batteries, please take them to applicable collection points, in accordance with your national legislation and the Directives 2002/96/EC and 2006/66/EC.

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Contents Overview ................5 5. Web settings .............. 22 Accessories ..............5 6. Settings selected from the unit ....... 47 Features ................5 7. Menu operations ............48 Precautions for use ............6 8. Setting of menu items ..........51 1.

  • Page 6: Precautions For Use

    Precautions for use p Handle carefully. p Concerning the optical fibre connector Do not drop the product, or subject it to strong shock or The transmission and reception condition of the optical vibration. signals will deteriorate when the optical fibre connector This is important to prevent trouble.

  • Page 7: Parts And Their Functions

    1. Parts and their functions w Front panel POWER ALARM PGM INCOM PUSH PGM1 OPEN SHORT PGM2 INCOM TALLY/CALL SYS PRIV LEVEL Camera Control Unit AK-HCU3550 MENU SEL/SET FUSE CAMERA 250V 2A Inside the front panel Power switch [POWER] Camera cable short-circuit alarm indicator This is the unit’s power switch.

  • Page 8

    1. Parts and their functions Intercom connection selector switch  Fuse holder [FUSE CAMERA] [SYS, PRIV] This holds the fuse for the power that is supplied to the camera. This is used to select the party to be called using the Ask your dealer to replace the fuse when it has blown.

  • Page 9: Analogue Composite

    1. Parts and their functions w Rear panel HD/SD SDI IN HD/SD SDI OUT RET1 RET2 RET3 RET4 4/PM PROMPT IN 1 REF1 PROMPT IN 2 SYNC OUT ANA COMPOSITE OUT WFM OUT 2/PM REF2 CAMERA 220V MIC1 MIC2 50/60Hz 1.2A 1.0A COMMUNICATION WFM CONT / AUX...

  • Page 10: Analogue Composite

    1. Parts and their functions  Reference input 1/loop-through output " Waveform monitor control/AUX connector connectors [REF1] [WFM CONT/AUX] These are the reference signal input connectors (BNC). This is used to control the waveform monitor and external Black burst (BB) signals and tri-level sync signals can system (down-conversion system, alarm output, tally be input, and the type of signals input is recognized output).

  • Page 11: Component System Configuration

    2. Component system configuration Shown below are examples of a standard system consisting of the unit (AK-HCU3550), multi-format camera (AK-HC3500) and a peripheral device. Included in the basic system configuration are the multi-format camera, remote operation panel (ROP) and master setup unit (MSU).

  • Page 12

    2. Component system configuration System connections 3 Master Setup Unit (MSU) AK-MSU935 Camera Control Unit (CCU) AK-HCU3550 Multi-format camera AK-HC3500 ROP cable Optical fibre multi cable Remote Operation Panel (ROP) AK-HRP931/AK-HRP935 Camera Control Unit (CCU) AK-HCU3550 Multi-format camera AK-HC3500 ROP cable Optical fibre multi cable Remote Operation Panel (ROP) AK-HRP931/AK-HRP935...

  • Page 13: Equipment Connections

    3. Equipment connections To use the unit, place it as shown in the figure, and install it on a flat surface. p When the unit is to be housed in a rack, obtain the shelf and other parts separately. p When using the multipurpose mounting holes (which support M3 screws) on the side panels of the unit, ensure that the following conditions are satisfied: 10 mm...

  • Page 14: Picture Monitor (pm) Displays

    4. Picture monitor (PM) displays w Picture monitor (PM) displays Switching the display Display the camera statuses, warnings and other information on the picture monitor using the operation panel of the ROP or MSU. Press the character switch on the operation panel of the ROP or MSU to show the desired information. The displays are cleared when the character switch on the operation panel of the ROP or MSU is held down for at least one second.

  • Page 15: Output

    4. Picture monitor (PM) displays Warning information items Display item Description The level of the optical signals received To clear the warning information displays, press one of the 1 CAM RCV LVL NG by the camera (Optical level 2) buttons below. ROP (remote operation panel, sold separately) The level of the optical signals received 2 CCU RCV LVL NG...

  • Page 16: Output

    4. Picture monitor (PM) displays p HD DTL: HD detail status Status displays (page 1 of 5) The status of the detail function for the HD signals is On the status display screen, press the character switch on displayed here. the operation panel of the ROP or MSU to display the first ) This function (detail enhancer) enhances (makes page of the status displays.

  • Page 17: Output

    4. Picture monitor (PM) displays p CC Filter: CC filter names p D/C Mode: Down-conversion system The names of the CC filters are displayed here. The setting information of the down-conversion system is The names (each consisting of 4 characters) correspond displayed here.

  • Page 18: Output

    4. Picture monitor (PM) displays p CAM Mode: Camera output signal format Status displays (page 5 of 5) The format for signals output from the camera is On the status display (page 4 of 5) screen, press the displayed. character switch on the operation panel of the ROP or MSU Display range: 59.94i, 50i to display the fifth page of the status displays.

  • Page 19

    4. Picture monitor (PM) displays Operation displays (manual) The operation displays appear at the bottom of the screen for 4 seconds when any of the corresponding operations have been performed by the operation panel of the ROP or MSU. p When the master gain level setting is changed p When the shutter speed setting is changed p When the lens extender setting is changed p When the filter setting is changed...

  • Page 20

    4. Picture monitor (PM) displays Operation displays (AUTO) If the AWB function, ABB function or AUTO SETUP function has been activated when a menu is not displayed on the picture monitor, information on the operation performed appears at the bottom of the screen. When the AUTO SETUP operations are displayed, they will remain displayed until the operations are completed.

  • Page 21

    4. Picture monitor (PM) displays Note 1: Note 3: The display of the AUTO NG1 detailed information The display of the AUTO NG2 detailed information fl ashes on the screen. fl ashes on the screen. [AUTO NG1 detailed information] [AUTO NG2 detailed information] Display description Display description Gch OutRange...

  • Page 22: Web Settings

    5. Web settings Connect the unit and a personal computer, and establishing the settings on the Web browser screen. Use a LAN cable (crossover cable) to connect the personal computer directly to the LAN connector for use with PC connections on the unit.

  • Page 23

    5. Web settings w Menu operations “http://192.168.0.1” Start the Web browser, and enter in the [Address] box of the Web browser. When the IP address has been changed, the URL will also change. If this is the case, set the changed IP address to the URL (http://changed IP address/).

  • Page 24

    5. Web settings Moving between menus To move from one menu to another, select the desired menu listed on the left side of the screen. These correspond to the “TOP MENU” among the unit’s menus. When the “Operation” or “Maintenance” menu is selected as the top menu, the corresponding menu items are displayed here.

  • Page 25

    5. Web settings Displaying the setting screen Select the menu item on the left of the screen, and display the setting screen corresponding to that item. Item setting operations (settings) The current settings are displayed on the setting screen. When a setting is changed, and the SET button on the screen is selected, the new value is reflected in the unit. Notes p When a setting has also been changed at the unit side, the value that was set last takes priority.

  • Page 26

    5. Web settings w Description of menus Initial screen This is the screen that appears first when the URL has been designated by the personal computer and the connection has been made. The menu for the “Setting 1” item on the “Operation” menu is displayed. Menu items when the Operation menu is selected Select this to display the Setting 1 setting screen.

  • Page 27

    5. Web settings Setting 1 p CCU Mode: CCU output signal format setting Note Select this to set the format of the signals that are to be The range of the parameters that can be set in RET1 output from the unit. to 4 on the operation panel of the ROP or MSU differs depending on the input formats that have been set for Selection options: 1080/59.94i (60i), 1080/50i (50i)

  • Page 28

    5. Web settings p SDI Output 1 & 2: HD/SD SDI OUT 1 and 2 output format setting Select this to set the format of the signals that are to be output from the HD/SD SDI OUT 1 and 2 connectors. Selection options: HD, SD p SDI Output 3: HD/SD SDI OUT 3 output format setting...

  • Page 29

    5. Web settings Setting 2 p FS Delay: HD RET delay mode setting Use this to select the delay mode for the HD return signals. Selecting NORMAL results in a 1-frame delay; selecting SHORT results in a 5H delay. Selection options: NORMAL, SHORT p Trunk 1: TRUNK line 1 format selection Use this to select the TRUNK line 1 format.

  • Page 30

    5. Web settings Setting 3 p MONO SW: Output image monochrome setting p BAR User2 (ARIB): Colour bar User2 setting Select this to set the images to be output from the HD/SD Select this to set the user range 2 when ARIB has been SDI OUT1 to 4, ANA COMPOSITE OUT1 and 2 and selected as the HD BAR Select setting.

  • Page 31

    5. Web settings HD Phase The HD signal phase adjustments are performed on this screen. p HD H Coarse: Horizontal sync phase coarse adjustment Select this to coarsely adjust the horizontal sync phase to the HDTV genlock sync signals. Selection options: –60 to 60 p HD H Fine: Horizontal sync phase fine adjustment Select this to finely adjust the horizontal sync phase to...

  • Page 32

    5. Web settings SD Phase The SD signal phase adjustments are performed on this screen. p SD H Coarse: p SD –> HD H Phase: Horizontal sync phase coarse adjustment Horizontal phase adjustment between SD/HD Select this to coarsely adjust the horizontal sync phase to Select this to adjust the horizontal phase of the HDTV that of the SDTV genlock sync signals.

  • Page 33

    5. Web settings BAR ID The settings for the bar ID to be displayed on the colour bars are performed on this screen. p Display: Bar ID display setting p ID 2 Setting Position: Bar ID2 display position setting Select this to set the display of the bar IDs to be Select this to set the display start position of the bar ID displayed on the colour bars when the colour bars are displayed on the colour bars when the colour bars are...

  • Page 34

    5. Web settings Incom The settings for the unit’s intercoms are performed on this screen. Perform the settings for the camera’s intercom at the camera. p Engineer 2W Level: p Producer 2W Level: Engineering 2W level setting Producer 2W level setting Select this to set the engineering 2W level.

  • Page 35

    5. Web settings Incom/MIC The settings for the unit’s intercoms are performed on this screen. Perform the settings for the camera’s intercom at the camera. p Gain PGM 1: PGM1 gain setting p CM/DM: Intercom microphone switching Select this to set the gain for the PGM1 sound. Use this to select the type of intercom microphone (carbon microphone or dynamic microphone) to be Selection options: 0 dB, –20 dB...

  • Page 36

    5. Web settings Menu items when the Maintenance menu is selected Select this to display the Start up setting screen. Select this to display the Mode setting screen. Select this to display the Analog Gain setting screen. Select this to display the ND/CC Name setting screen. Select this to display the Date/Time setting screen.

  • Page 37

    5. Web settings Start up The settings for the control to be exercised when the unit’s power has been turned on are selected on this screen. p CAM Power: Camera power setting p VF Power: Viewfinder power setting Select this to set the control over the camera’s power that Select this to set the control over the viewfinder’s power is to be exercised when the unit’s power has been turned that is to be exercised when the unit’s power has been...

  • Page 38

    5. Web settings Mode This is the mode setting screen. p Iris Scale: Iris scale setting Correlation between the MONITOR switches on the Use this to select the range of the iris display to be shown ROP and waveform monitor preset numbers on the status display screen.

  • Page 39

    5. Web settings Analog Gain The analogue signal levels are set on this screen. p Composite 1: p Burst Gain: Burst gain setting Composite 1 video gain setting Set the burst level for analogue composite signals output Select this to set the video level of the analogue from ANA COMPOSITE OUT connectors.

  • Page 40

    5. Web settings ND/CC Name The names of the ND filters and CC filters are set on this screen. The names set here are displayed for the statuses on the picture monitor. Names consisting of up to 4 characters each can be set for ND_1 to 5 and CC_A to E. p ND Filter Name 1: ND filter 1 name setting p CC Filter Name A: CC filter A name setting Select this to set the name of ND filter 1.

  • Page 41

    5. Web settings Date/Time The calendar functions are set and displayed on this screen. p Present Time: Present time display The present date and time are displayed here. p Adjust Time: Time setting Set the date and time, and select SET. The time is input using the 24-hour system.

  • Page 42

    5. Web settings Network The network addresses are displayed on this screen. On this screen, the addresses cannot be changed. p IP address: IP address The IP address is displayed here. p Subnet mask: Subnet mask The subnet mask is displayed here. p MAC address: MAC address The MAC address is displayed here.

  • Page 43

    5. Web settings Version The application software and FPGA version information is displayed on this screen. p Software Select this to display the version of the software installed in the unit. p Hardware FPGA1, FPGA2, FPGA3 Select these to display the versions of the programmes installed in the unit.

  • Page 44

    5. Web settings PM View Setting The items (iris, status displays) to be displayed on the picture monitor are set to ON or OFF on this screen. p CAMERA No.: Camera number display setting p Shutter: Shutter ON/OFF status display setting Select this to set ON or OFF for the camera number Select this to set ON or OFF for the shutter speed display.

  • Page 45

    5. Web settings PM Operation Status The operation items to be displayed on the picture monitor are set to ON or OFF on this screen. p Status Display Time: Status display time setting p Manual Operation Status Filter: Select this to set the length of the status display time. Filter display setting The time is set in 1-second increments.

  • Page 46

    5. Web settings System This is used to initialize the menu settings. p System Data To return the menu settings to the factory settings, enter a “” mark by “Initialize” and select EXECUTE. ) The settings of the “Date/Time”, “Network” and “Version”...

  • Page 47: Settings Selected From The Unit

    6. Settings selected from the unit Be sure to ask your dealer to carry out the operations described in this chapter for you. Operate the unit and establishing the settings while viewing the menu screens on the picture monitor. Remove the front panel, and operate the menu switch and jog dial. For details on the settings, refer to “7.

  • Page 48: Menu Operations

    7. Menu operations Be sure to ask your dealer to carry out the operations described in this chapter for you. Displaying the setting screens While viewing the menu screen of the picture monitor, operate the menu switch and jog dial inside the front panel. On the menu screen, bring the cursor to the desired item, and press the jog dial.

  • Page 49

    7. Menu operations Be sure to ask your dealer to carry out the operations described in this chapter for you. Item setting operations (settings) When the cursor is brought to the title and the jog dial is A number of items and the value being set are displayed on pressed on the setting screen, the display returns to the the setting screen at the lowest hierarchical level.

  • Page 50

    7. Menu operations Be sure to ask your dealer to carry out the operations described in this chapter for you. Item setting operations (character strings) Character strings, rather than settings, are selected for some items on the menus. Character strings consisting of up to 16 characters are set for items ID1 and ID2 on the BAR ID setting screen shown in the figure below.

  • Page 51: Setting Of Menu Items

    8. Setting of menu items Be sure to ask your dealer to carry out the operations described in this chapter for you. Operation While viewing the menu screen on the picture monitor, operate the menu switch and jog dial inside the front panel. This is the selection screen for the Operation menu.

  • Page 52

    8. Setting of menu items Be sure to ask your dealer to carry out the operations described in this chapter for you. Setting1 Note This is the item selection screen for the Setting1 menu. The range of the parameters that can be set in RET1 When the cursor is brought to the “Setting1”...

  • Page 53

    8. Setting of menu items Be sure to ask your dealer to carry out the operations described in this chapter for you. Setting2 p Composite2 NORM/PM: This is the item selection screen for the Setting2 menu. ANA COMPOSITE OUT 2/PM output signal setting When the cursor is brought to the “Setting2”...

  • Page 54

    8. Setting of menu items Be sure to ask your dealer to carry out the operations described in this chapter for you. p SD BAR Select: SD colour bar selection Setting3 Use this to select the colour bar signals to be output This is the item selection screen for the Setting3 menu.

  • Page 55

    8. Setting of menu items Be sure to ask your dealer to carry out the operations described in this chapter for you. HD Phase SD Phase This menu is used for the HD signal phase adjustments. This menu is used for the SD signal phase adjustments. When the cursor is brought to the “HD Phase”...

  • Page 56

    8. Setting of menu items Be sure to ask your dealer to carry out the operations described in this chapter for you. BAR ID When the jog dial is pressed This menu is used to set the bar ID that is displayed on the colour bars.

  • Page 57

    8. Setting of menu items Be sure to ask your dealer to carry out the operations described in this chapter for you. p PROD RTS Level: Incom Producer RTS level setting This menu is used for the unit’s intercom settings. Select this to set the producer RTS level.

  • Page 58

    8. Setting of menu items Be sure to ask your dealer to carry out the operations described in this chapter for you. p CCU Incom MIC: Incom/MIC CCU intercom mic level setting for regular use This menu is used for the unit’s intercom settings. Select this to set the level of the unit’s intercom Perform the camera’s intercom setting at the camera.

  • Page 59

    8. Setting of menu items Be sure to ask your dealer to carry out the operations described in this chapter for you. Maintenance Start Up This is the Maintenance menu selection screen. This menu contains the settings for exercising control when When the cursor is brought to the “Maintenance”...

  • Page 60

    8. Setting of menu items Be sure to ask your dealer to carry out the operations described in this chapter for you. Mode Analog Gain This menu is used for the Mode settings. This menu is used to set the analogue signal levels. When the cursor is brought to the “Mode”...

  • Page 61

    8. Setting of menu items Be sure to ask your dealer to carry out the operations described in this chapter for you. ND/CC Name p Q Gain: Gain setting for colour difference Q axis This menu is used to set the names of the ND filters and CC Set the level of the colour difference Q axis for analogue filters.

  • Page 62

    8. Setting of menu items Be sure to ask your dealer to carry out the operations described in this chapter for you. Date/Time p CC_A Name: CC filter A name setting This menu is used to set and display the calendar function. Select this to set the name of CC filter A.

  • Page 63

    8. Setting of menu items Be sure to ask your dealer to carry out the operations described in this chapter for you. [Date and Time settings] Network Select the Date and Time items, and set the date and This menu is used for the network settings. time.

  • Page 64

    8. Setting of menu items Be sure to ask your dealer to carry out the operations described in this chapter for you. Version PM View Setting This menu is used to display the application software and This menu is used to set ON or OFF for the items (iris, FPGA versions.

  • Page 65

    8. Setting of menu items Be sure to ask your dealer to carry out the operations described in this chapter for you. p Manual Ope Status PM Operation STAT Filter: Filter display setting This menu is used to set ON or OFF for the operation items Select this to set ON or OFF for the status display when to be displayed on the picture monitor.

  • Page 66: Table Of Adjustment Setting Ranges

    9. Table of adjustment setting ranges Names in square brackets “[ ]” apply when menu operations are performed from a personal computer using a Web browser. Menu Item Adjustment setting range Initial value Operation Setting1 CCU Mode 1080/59.94i (60i), 1080/50i (50i) 1080/50i (50i) SDI RET1&2 HD, SD...

  • Page 67

    9. Table of adjustment setting ranges Menu Item Adjustment setting range Initial value BAR ID BAR ID SW ON, OFF [Display] Brightness 0% (black) to 100% (white) 100% (white) ID1 POS Line number: 0 to 5 Line number: 0 [ID 1 Setting Position] Row number: 0 to 15 Row number: 0 Max.

  • Page 68

    9. Table of adjustment setting ranges Menu Item Adjustment setting range Initial value Maintenance Start Up CAM Power OFF, ON, REMOTE VF Power OFF, ON, REMOTE Mode Iris Scale FULL, 2STOP FULL WFM Select TYPE A, TYPE B, TYPE C TYPE C Analog Gain Composite1...

  • Page 69

    9. Table of adjustment setting ranges Menu Item Adjustment setting range Initial value Network IP Address 0.0.0.0 to 255.255.255.255 192.168.0.1 [IP address] 255.255.255.0, 255.255.255.128, 255.255.255.192, 255.255.255.224, Subnetmask 255.255.255.240, 255.255.255.248, 255.255.255.0 [Subnet mask] 255.255.255.252, 255.255.255.254, 255.255.255.255 MAC Address Display only —— [MAC address] Version SOFT...

  • Page 70

    9. Table of adjustment setting ranges Menu Item Adjustment setting range Initial value PM Operation STAT Status Disp Time 0, 2, 4 [PM Operation Status] [Status Display Time] [0 sec, 2 sec, 4 sec] [4 sec] Master Gain [Manual Operation Status ON, OFF Master Gain] Shutter...

  • Page 71: Connector Pin Assignment

    10. Connector pin assignment [COMMUNICATION] RDBD-25SE1/M2.6 (55) (Hirose Electric Co., Ltd.) Pin No. Signal Flow of signals Remarks CCU  SYSTEM 0 dBm, 600 j INCOM ENG OUT (H) 2W/RTS/4W CCU  SYSTEM INCOM ENG OUT (C) p Selected using SW301, SW303 on the board. INCOM ENG (GND) SYSTEM  CCU INCOM ENG IN (H)

  • Page 72

    10. Connector pin assignment [WFM CONT/AUX] RDBD-15SE1/M2.6(55) (Hirose Electric Co., Ltd.) Pin No. Signal Specification Remarks STAIRCASE 10 V [p-p] output Channel switching signal Output only in the SD analogue mode Open collector output Open collector output Preset setting bits of waveform monitor Open collector output Open collector output Open collector output...

  • Page 73

    10. Connector pin assignment [TRUNK] RDBD-9SE1/M2.6(55) (Hirose Electric Co., Ltd.) Pin No. Signal Flow of signals Remarks CAM  CCU TRUNK1_TX (C) RS-422/RS-232C p Selected using a menu. CAM  CCU TRUNK1_TX (H) CCU  CAM TRUNK1_RX (H) CCU  CAM TRUNK1_RX (C) CAM  CCU TRUNK2_TX (C)

  • Page 74: Appearance

    11. Appearance Unit: mm 2-M3 2-M3 K Multipurpose mounting holes POWER ALARM PGM INCOM PUSH PGM1 S crews used: OPEN SHORT PGM2 INCOM M3 with a length of 10 mm or less TALLY/CALL SYS PRIV M aximum load: LEVEL Max 5 kg per mounting hole 10 mm Camera Control Unit AK-HCU3550...

  • Page 75: Specifications

    12. Specifications AC input voltage: 220 V - 240 V, 50/60 Hz Use an AC supply voltage in the range of 220 V to 240 V. DC input voltage: 12 V Power consumption: 37 W (excluding power supply), 340 W (include power supply), Power supply capacity: AC 220 V (±5 %), 1.2 A, 50/60 Hz indicates safety information.

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