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Sony HXCU-FB80 4K/HD Operating Instructions Manual

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4-734-405-12 (1)
4K/HD Camera Control
Unit
Operating Instructions
Before operating the unit, please read this manual thoroughly
and retain it for future reference.
HXCU-FB80
© 2017 Sony Corporation

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  • Page 1 4-734-405-12 (1) 4K/HD Camera Control Unit Operating Instructions Before operating the unit, please read this manual thoroughly and retain it for future reference. HXCU-FB80 © 2017 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Overview ..............3 System Configuration Examples ........4 Locations and Functions of Parts ......7 Front Panel ..............7 Rear Panel ..............10 Setup ................ 12 Area Settings ..............12 Settings when Connecting with Only Single-Mode Optical Fiber Cable ............ 12 Signal Format Setting ...........
  • Page 3: Overview

    Overview The HXCU-FB80 4K/HD Camera Control Unit (CCU) connects to an HXC-FB80/HXC-FB75/E75 HD Color Camera or to a CA-FB70 HD Camera Adaptor that is attached to a PXW-Z450/X500/X400/X320 Solid-State Memory Camcorder or PDW-850 Professional Disc Camcorder. It performs signal processing, provides an interface for external equipment, and supplies power to the camera.
  • Page 4: System Configuration Examples

    RCP-1000-series Remote Control Panel a) The maximum transmission distance is 600 m (1,970 ft) when Sony CCFN-25/50/100/150/200/250 Hybrid Fiber Cable is used. b) 4K/3G output and 2K/3G output are not supported at the same time. LAN cable connection is supported only for RCP-1500/1501/1530. Power must be supplied via a PoE hub or power supply must be connected to EXT DC IN connector of RCP-1500/1501/1530.
  • Page 5 Remote Control Panel a) The maximum transmission distance is 600 m (1,970 ft) when Sony CCFN-25/50/100/150/200/250 Hybrid Fiber Cable is used. b) HD TRUNK output supported when the signal format is set to 1080/50i HDR, 59.94i HDR. LAN cable connection is supported only for RCP-1500/1501/1530. Power must be supplied via a PoE hub or power supply must be connected to EXT DC IN connector of RCP-1500/1501/1530.
  • Page 6 Adaptor a) The maximum transmission distance is 250 m (820 ft) when Sony CCFN-25/50/100/150/200/250 Hybrid Fiber Cable is used. b) The maximum transmission distance is 10 km (32,800 ft) when a general single-mode optical fiber cable with an LC connector is used.
  • Page 7: Locations And Functions Of Parts

    Locations and Functions of Parts Front Panel a Tally light • MIC/PGM (microphone/program) switch Turns on red to indicate a red tally signal is being received ON: Turns the headset microphone on. (such as when the picture from the camera connected to the OFF: Turns the headset microphone off.
  • Page 8 Pressing the CONTROL knob performs the same function as Holding the lever UP or DOWN advances the setting in that setting the CANCEL/ENTER lever to the ENTER position. direction. e PANEL ACTIVE button j MASTER GAIN control block Activates the control panel to control the camera connected to Controls the video output signal gain in response to the the CCU (panel active state).
  • Page 9 For details, see “Network diagnostics” (page 18) and The indicator operating mode (on/off function) can be set on “NETWORK SETTINGS menu” (page 33). the <FRONT PANEL 1> page in the CCU CONFIGURATION menu. q CALL button The adjustment can be set to black balance or flare balance Sends a call signal to the camera connected to the CCU and adjustment in relative or absolute value mode on the <FRONT any external controller (such as the RCP-1000-series Remote...
  • Page 10: Rear Panel

    Rear Panel a “Memory Stick” slot Note For service use only. If the terminations of the single-mode optical fiber cable or optical LAN jack (RJ-45, 8-pin) composite cable are contaminated with dust, etc., transmission errors Connects to a LAN hub (10BASE-T/100BASE-TX), when may occur.
  • Page 11 p INTERCOM/TALLY/PGM (intercom/tally/program audio) connector (D-sub 25-pin) Transmits and receives the various intercom, tally, and program audio signals. It connects to the intercom/tally/program audio connector of the intercom system. For information about pin assignment, see “INTERCOM/TALLY/PGM connector” (page 36) in “Pin Assignment”.
  • Page 12: Setup

    LASER DIODE ON BACKUP, then set to ENABLE. • Use general, single-mode optical fiber cables with an LC Release the buttons after the unit switches to setting connector for connection. For details, contact a Sony sales representative. mode. Select the desired area, using the UP/DOWN lever, within five seconds after the unit switches to setting mode.
  • Page 13: Signal Format Setting

    Signal Format Setting Output Signal Setting You can set the signal format to use in the menu. You can set the SDI signal output of SLOT1 and SLOT2 For details about menu operations, see “To display the CCU connectors in the menu. MENU page”...
  • Page 14: Hd Hdr Mode Setting

    Refer to the following table and set the output signal CAMERA 1-1&2 (SDI-1, 2) 1-3&4 (SDI-3, 4) for each slot under SLOT-NO. FORMAT setting setting setting SLOT1 connector 720/50P 720/50P M720/50P (OETF: SDR) All output signals are SDR signals. 625/50I M625/50I CAMERA 1-1&2 (SDI-1, 2)
  • Page 15 Change the <HD HDR> (S07) setting in the SYSTEM OPERATION menu to LIVE HDR. < HD HD R > S 0 7 T O P H DR MO D E O F F S D R G AI N : -- - - - - H D R B LA C K OF F SE T : -- - - - Move the cursor to YES under MODE CHANGE OK?, and press the CONTROL button.
  • Page 16: Status Display

    Camera settings Status Display Page 1 The CCU system status can be monitored using a picture 1/ 20 00 O FF monitor connected to the PIX output. For details about checking and changing settings, see “Setup Menu” (page 19). Displaying the Status Screen The status screen is controlled using the knob and levers in ND :1 F : 4.
  • Page 17 Flare: Flare balance R/G/B value DPR: DPR board status DTL: Detail level AT: AT board status Front Panel: Front panel status Note Camera system diagnostics The items are the same as those on “Page 1” (page 16) in the “Camera settings” section. Page 1 System status *System Diag 1/3*...
  • Page 18 CAM MIC Gain CH2 (REAR): Amplifier gain for a microphone CCU AT board diagnostics connected to the camera AUDIO 2 IN connector. * AT D ia g* 10 /1 4 Network diagnostics S LO T2 -1 &2 :4 K/ 59 .9 4P 2 SI Page 1 S LO T2 -3 &4 :4 K/ 59 .9 4P 2 SI S DI O UT :1 2 3 4...
  • Page 19: Setup Menu

    Camera hardware diagnostics Setup Menu * C A M ER A D i a g* 1 3 / 1 4 A LL B OA R D O K The CCU system and peripheral settings can be checked and modified using a picture monitor connected to the PIX output. Changing Menu Item Settings The menu screen is controlled using the knob and levers in the Displays the camera hardware status.
  • Page 20 To change the displayed page Move the text cursor to the input position, then press the CONTROL knob. A second cursor is displayed in the character list. Turn the CONTROL knob to move the pointer (,) to the page number, then press the CONTROL knob. Turn the CONTROL knob to move the cursor to the The pointer (,) changes to a flashing question mark (?).
  • Page 21: Menu Tree

    Menu Tree SYSTEM OPERATION menu CCU CONFIGURATION menu COLOR BAR 4K/HD BAR OUTPUT SELECT OUTPUT (C01) (S01) MF CB LASER DIODE GENLOCK PHASE REFERENCE SLOPE (S02) GENLOCK SD BAR BAR CHARA H STEP COARSE 2SI DIAMOND MARKER SC PHASE GRAY V PHASE BAR CHARACTER BAR CHARACATER...
  • Page 22 DISPLAY MESSAGE (C12) ALARM JUMP MASTER GAIN ECS/SHUTTER ND FILTER CC FILTER IRIS EXTENDER DATE DATE/TIME (C13) TIME ZONE OTHERS REAR PREVIEW (C14) LASER DIODE ON BACKUP CAM MENU FRONT PANEL 1 ASSIGNABLE/CUSTOM (C15) VOLUME VOLUME MODE IRIS M BLACK R/B BLACK R/B WHITE FRONT PANEL 2...
  • Page 23: Menu List

    Menu List Conventions The following conventions are used in the menu list table. Underlined values (e.g. ON, OFF, 0): Default settings Execute by ENTER: Press the CONTROL knob or move the CANCEL/ENTER lever to the ENTER position to execute. SYSTEM OPERATION menu SYSTEM OPERATION Page name Item...
  • Page 24 SYSTEM OPERATION Page name Item Settings Description Page No. <OUTPUT FORMAT> SLOT NO 1-1&2 Output format SDI OUTPUT 1/2 connector output format selection 1st selection is HD, 2nd selection is SD For details about output format settings, see “Output Signal Setting” (page 13). 1-3&4 Output format SDI OUTPUT 3/4 connector output format selection...
  • Page 25 SYSTEM OPERATION Page name Item Settings Description Page No. <RETURN SET> RET-1 SDI-1(HD), SDI-1(SD), Input settings of RETURN1 channel SDI-2(HD), SDI-2(SD), VBS-1, VBS-2 SQUEEZE, EDGE CROP, LETTER BOX Not displayed when HD SDI signal is selected 16:9, 15:9, 14:9, 13:9 Not displayed when HD SDI signal is selected RET-2...
  • Page 26 CCU CONFIGURATION menu CCU CONFIGURATION Page name Item Settings Description Page No. <COLOR BAR> 4K/HD BAR BAR 16:9 (100%), BAR 16:9 The color bar signal output on SLOT 2 may differ from the (75%), SMPTE 16:9 (BLACK), 4K/HD BAR >SEL setting depending on the HDR MODE SMPTE 16:9 (–I/Q), BAR 4:3 setting, 4K/HD setting, and color space setting.
  • Page 27 CCU CONFIGURATION Page name Item Settings Description Page No. 2SI DIAMOND OFF, ON Sets diamond mark superposition on the color bar for 4K 2 MARKER sample interleave output. 4K 2SI diamond marks This function is for displaying a test pattern like the following in the area at the bottom right of the 4K color bar when 4K 2 sample interleave output.
  • Page 28 CCU CONFIGURATION Page name Item Settings Description Page No. <MONITOR 2> LEVEL GATE ---, 1&2, 1, 2, OFF 1&2: Displays level gate 1 and 2 1: Displays level gate 1 2: Displays level gate 2 ---: Displayed when camera not connected, video output not set to CAMERA, or video output is set to CAMERA and GATE MARKER is ON (display only) Y LEVEL1...
  • Page 29 CCU CONFIGURATION Page name Item Settings Description Page No. <FRONT INCOM> (MIC ON), (MIC OFF), CCU front panel MIC/PGM switch position (display only) (PGM ON) (PROD), (ENG) CCU front panel INTERCOM switch position (display only) INCOM MIC CARBON, ECM, DYNAMIC Headset microphone type connected to INTERCOM on the front panel CARBON: Carbon microphone (power supply, 20 dB gain)
  • Page 30 CCU CONFIGURATION Page name Item Settings Description Page No. <MENU SETTINGS> RESUME ON, OFF In menu mode, resume display of previously displayed page function RE DIRECTION CONTROL knob operating mode settings CATEGORY STD, RVS STD: CONTROL knob clockwise rotation moves the CCU MENU pointer (,) down RVS: CONTROL knob counterclockwise rotation moves the CCU MENU pointer (,) down...
  • Page 31 CCU CONFIGURATION Page name Item Settings Description Page No. <FRONT PANEL 1> ASSIGNABLE/CUSTOM NOT ASSIGN, GAMMA OFF, Front Panel SW1 button assignment DTL OFF, SD DTL OFF, BLK GAMMA, KNEE OFF, AUTO KNEE, 5600K, CAM POWER, LASER ON, TLCS, ND, CC, D.EX, SLS, SDR GAIN NOT ASSIGN, GAMMA OFF, Front Panel SW2 button assignment...
  • Page 32 CCU CONFIGURATION Page name Item Settings Description Page No. <FRONT PANEL 2> VOLUME REL COEFF IRIS 1/1, 1/2, 1/4 Relative coefficient when the IRIS knob is set to relative value mode 1/1: Variable range roughly 100% of total variation 1/2: Variable range roughly 50% of total variation 1/4: Variable range roughly 25% of total variation M BLACK 1/1, 1/2, 1/4...
  • Page 33 NETWORK SETTINGS menu NETWORK SETTINGS Page name Item Settings Description Page No. <TCP/IP SETTING> IP ADDRESS 0.0.0.0 to 255.255.255.255 Displays IP address SUBNET MASK 0.0.0.0 to 255.255.255.254 Displays subnet mask DEFAULT 0.0.0.0 to 255.255.255.255 Displays default gateway GATEWAY A “SET OK?” message is displayed. Press ENTER again to confirm the change.
  • Page 34: Appendix

    About network security connected peripherals (camera/camcorder, camera adaptor, and viewfinder). • SONY WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY When you use a single-mode optical fiber cable, transmission KIND RESULTING FROM A FAILURE TO IMPLEMENT PROPER SECURITY MEASURES ON TRANSMISSION distance can be extended up to 10 km (32,800 ft).
  • Page 35: Error Messages

    REFERENCE IN/OUT BNC type (2), loop-through output Error Messages HD: SMPTE 274M, tri-level sync, 0.6 Vp-p, 75 Ω When an error is detected in the unit or the camera, the SD: Black burst ALARM indicator turns on and an error message is displayed (NTSC: 0.286 Vp-p, 75 Ω...
  • Page 36: Pin Assignment

    Always verify that the unit is operating properly before use. PROD (R) (X) OUT PROD SYSTEM RECEIVE 0 dBu BALANCED SONY WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY PROD (R) (Y) OUT KIND INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROD (G)
  • Page 37 Signal Specifications G TALLY (X) IN ON: SHORT OFF: OPEN G TALLY (G) IN TRUNK connector Signal Specifications • RX IN (RS-232C) • TRUNK RX (RS-232C) • RX1(–) IN (RS-422A) • TRUNK RX(–) (RS-422A) • TX OUT (RS-232C) • TRUNK TX (RS-232C) •...
  • Page 38 Sony Corporation...