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Camera Control

Operating Instructions
Before operating the unit, please read this manual
thoroughly and retain it for future reference.
 2002 Sony Corporation


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  • Page 1: Camera Control

    Camera Control Unit Operating Instructions Before operating the unit, please read this manual thoroughly and retain it for future reference. CCU-D50 CCU-D50P  2002 Sony Corporation 3-620-535-11(1)
  • Page 2: Important Safety Instructions

    Owner’s Record The model and serial numbers are located at the rear. Record these numbers in the spaces provided below. Refer to them whenever you call upon your Sony dealer regarding this product. Model No. ______________ Serial No. _________________ Important Safety Instructions •...
  • Page 3 For the customers in Europe (CCU-D50P only) This product with the CE marking complies with both the EMC Directive (89/336/EEC) and the Low Voltage Directive (73/23/EEC) issued by the Commission of the European Community. Compliance with these directives implies conformity to the following European standards: EN60065: Product Safety EN55103-1: Electromagnetic Interference (Emission)
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Overview ... 5 Features ...5 Using the CD-ROM Manual ... 6 Available Functions Depending on the Device Connected to the Unit ... 7 Camera Cable Length... 8 Rack Mounting ...8 Connections ... 9 Connections for transmitting digital video (SDI) signals between this unit and a camera ...
  • Page 5: Overview

    Overview Features The CCU-D50/D50P is a camera control unit that can be connected via camera adaptors such as the CA-D50 to DXC-D35/D35WS series digital video cameras (hereafter called cameras) or to DSR-370/570WS series or other DV camcorders (hereafter called camcorders).
  • Page 6: Using The Cd-rom Manual

    Overview Using the CD-ROM Manual The supplied CD-ROM includes operation manuals for the CCU-D50 series of camera control unit (English, French, German, Italian and Spanish versions). CD-ROM System Requirements The following are required to access the supplied CD- ROM disc.
  • Page 7: Available Functions Depending On The Device Connected To The Unit

    Available Functions Depending on the Device Connected to the Unit The following explains the types of signals which can be output and the functions which are available depending on the device connected to this unit. Output signals Device connected to the unit DXC-D35/D35P/D35WS/D35WSP camera + CA-D50 camera adaptor DXC-D35/D35P/D35WS/D35WSP camera + CA-537/537P...
  • Page 8: Camera Cable Length

    150 m (about 492 feet). Rack Mounting The unit can be mounted in a standard 19-inch studio rack with the supplied mounting brackets. For more information about rack mounting, contact your Sony dealer or a Sony service representative. Rack mounting brackets (supplied)
  • Page 9: Connections

    Connections The following provides examples of how to connect other devices to this unit. Notes • Be sure to power this unit off before connecting or disconnecting camera cables. When using one CCU-D50/D50P unit Input Input Output Control console Input Input a) SDI, Y/ R–Y/B–Y...
  • Page 10 Overview When using two CCU-D50/D50P units Prompter signal Return video signal Reference sync signal CCU-D50/D50P Camera Control Unit VCR, chroma keyer, etc. Switcher, video monitor, etc. a) SDI, Y/ R–Y/B–Y and R/G/B are enabled by system setting DIP switches on the front panel, and by cabling changes on the SDI unit (see pages 11 and 18) .
  • Page 11: Connections For Transmitting Digital Video (sdi) Signals Between This Unit And A Camera

    SDI unit of this unit to SDI mode, and to turn digital transmission on with the system setting switches. CCU/VTR/CMA CCU-D50/D50P Camera Control Unit SDI OUT Notes • Set the system setting switches as soon as you change the cabling.
  • Page 12 Overview Note Be sure to power this unit off before proceeding to the following operation. Remove the two screws and gently pull the SDI unit out. Note Be careful not to pull the SDI unit out too far. Doing so may disconnect or damage the connectors.
  • Page 13 (See step 3 and 7 in “Connections for transmission over CCZ cable” on page 11.) SDI unit Setting of system setting switch 3 CA-D50 Camera Adaptor CCU/VTR/CMA SDI OUT CCU-D50/D50P Camera Control Unit VBS mode Camera...
  • Page 14: When Using The Rm-m7g Remote Control Unit

    Overview When Using the RM-M7G Remote Control Unit The RM-M7G Remote Control Unit can be connected directly to this unit. When this unit is powered on, it is set up to control the camera/camcorder. If you have connected an RM-M7G, do the following to set up this unit and the RM-M7G for control from the RM-M7G.
  • Page 15: Location And Functions Of Parts

    This unit is equipped with a cooling fan. If the fan should fail, this indicator flashes in red. Power the unit off immediately and contact your Sony dealer or a Sony service representative for repair. Continuing to use the unit with a malfunctioning fan may shorten the life of this unit.
  • Page 16 Location and Functions of Parts 3 PANEL ACTIVE button When the camera/camcorder connected to this unit is being controlled remotely by a remote control unit such as the RM-M7G, pressing this button causes the button to light up and assumes control of the camera/ camcorder from this unit.
  • Page 17 WHITE (white balance automatic adjustment) button Adjusts the white balance automatically when the WHITE/BLACK BALANCE switch is set to AUTO or PRESET. This button lights when adjustment starts, and flashes for eight seconds at an interval of about one second if adjustment is completed successfully. If adjustment could not be completed successfully, this button flashes for eight seconds at an intervals of about 0.5 seconds.
  • Page 18 Location and Functions of Parts Not lit: The unit is not in digital transmission mode (factory default setting). qd AUTO IRIS button Selects the iris adjustment mode. Before using this button, set the IRIS switch on the camera/camcorder to AUTO. OFF (not lit): Manual adjustments can be made with the IRIS knob.
  • Page 19 The intercom system may not operate correctly if this switch is set to another mode. For more information about intercom system connections, contact your Sony dealer or a Sony service representative. qk MENU section MENU button ENTER button...
  • Page 20 Location and Functions of Parts ql SHUTTER adjustment section SHUTTER SPEED/CABLE LENGTH display window SHUTTER SHUTTER SPEED/CABLE LENGTH SHUTTER CLEAR SCAN SHUTTER buttons SHUTTER switch SHUTTER switch Selects whether or not to use electronic shutter. SHUTTER: Turns the normal shutter function on. OFF: Do not use the shutter function.
  • Page 21: Rear Panel

    Rear Panel 1 VBS OUTPUT 1 and 2 connectors 2 S VIDEO connector 3 Y/G/Y, R–Y/R/C, B–Y/B connectors OUTPUT OUTPUT S VIDEO Y/G/Y R-Y/R/C B-Y/B MONITOR SYNC OUTPUT OUTPUT qd Spare connector qf SYNC OUTPUT connector qg MONITOR OUTPUT connector 1 VBS OUTPUT (composite video output) 1 and 2 connectors (BNC type) Output composite video signals.
  • Page 22 OUT connector is terminated automatically when nothing is connected to it. qd Spare connector This is a spare connector, not currently used. Description Contact your Sony dealer or a Sony service representative. ON: Gnd OFF: Open 4-wire talk, 0 dBu...
  • Page 23 qf SYNC OUTPUT connector (BNC type) Outputs a sync signal from the camera/camcorder. qg MONITOR OUTPUT connector (BNC type) Outputs composite video signals for a monitor. When you press the MENU button and the SELECT up and down buttons on the front panel of this unit, information about system settings is superimposed over the video signals output from this connector.
  • Page 24: Displaying And Changing Settings

    SELECT up and down buttons can be used to display automatic adjustment items and the current state of the CCU-D50/D50P on a monitor connected to the MONITOR OUT connector. The SELECT up and down buttons can also be used to change pages.
  • Page 25 Horizontal phase adjustment value Subcarrier phase fine adjustment value Subcarrier phase adjustment COLOR Page 5: Diagnosis page R/G/B LOCAL Page 5 displays the results of CCU-D50/D50P self- diagnostics. CAMERA COMMAND CAMERA SYSTEM MEMORY PANEL CCU SDI IN Description Whether sync is being input from camera...
  • Page 26: Changing Settings

    Description CA SDI PLL status 200 m (656 feet) cable compensation setting Return signal mode SKIN-GATE MIX function setting Output mode setting Changing Settings When the MENU button on the front panel is lit, a menu appears on the monitor connected to the MONITOR OUT connector, allowing you to change the settings of the system including this unit.
  • Page 27 Displaying and Changing Settings Page 2: Volume PRESET page This page allows you to set the control values for the center click positions of the knobs on the front panel of this unit to 0 or to the factory default values. *Volume PRESET* RESET DETAIL...
  • Page 28: Notes On Use

    Notes on Use Use and storage locations Avoid using or storing the unit in the following places: • Where it is subject to extremes of temperature. • Near a heat source, such as a radiator or an air duct, or in a place subject to direct sunlight. (Note that in summer the temperature in a car with the windows closed can reach 50°C (122°F).) •...
  • Page 29: Specifications

    Specifications General Power requirements CCU-D50: 100 to 120 V AC, 60 Hz CCU-D50P: 220 to 240 V AC, 50 Hz Power consumption CCU-D50: 1.7 A (entire system operating, 100 to 120 V AC) CCU-D50P: 0.8 A (entire system operating, 220 to 240 V AC)
  • Page 30 Extension connector for CCZ-A series camera cable CCZZ-1B (fixed on wall), CCZZ- Design and specifications are subject to change without notice. If you wish to use the INTERCOM/TALLY/AUX connector, be sure to consult your Sony dealer or a Sony service representative.
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