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Panasonic AW-PH500 Operating Instructions Manual

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  • Page 1 Indoor Pan/Tilt Head Before attempting to connect, operate or adjust this product, please read these instructions completely.
  • Page 2: Safety Precautions

    Safety precautions CAUTION RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT OPEN CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK). NO USER SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE. REFER TO SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL. The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol, within an equilateral triangle, is intended to alert the user to the presence of uninsulated “dangerous voltage”...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Thank you very much for purchasing the AW-PH500 indoor pan/tilt head. This pan/tilt head is designed to be used with electronic news gathering (ENG) cameras. A studio pan/tilt head system can be constructed by using the AW-PH500 in combination with any model in the AW-F575 series of ENG cameras.
  • Page 4: Operating Precautions

    Operating precautions In addition to the “Safety precautions,” please heed the precautions described below. This pan/tilt head uses a manganese dioxide-lithium battery (CR2032). Be absolutely sure to remove this battery when the pan/tilt head is to be scrapped or its printed circuit board is to be scrapped. Be absolutely sure to comply with the regulations applicable in the country concerned that govern the disposal of batteries which have been removed from equipment and batteries which have been replaced.
  • Page 5: Parts And Their Functions

    Parts and their functions 1 Rotary head This rotates in the panning direction. 2 Pedestal 3 Rotary arm The ENG camera is mounted on this arm. The arm rotates in the tilting direction. 4 Grip This is where the pan/tilt head is held. Use it to carry the pan/tilt head from one place to another or pick it up when installing it.
  • Page 6 Parts and their functions COMPONENT INPUT connector (9-pin D-sub) The component signals of the camera are input to this connector. 1: R GND 2: G GND 3: R/P 4: G/Y/Y 5: B/P 6: NC 7: NC 8: B GND 9: NC CAMERA POWER OUT connector (4-pin Cannon) The DC 12 V power supplied to the camera is output from...
  • Page 7: Attaching The Pan/Tilt Head

    Attaching the pan/tilt head (Be absolutely sure to ask your dealer to do this work.) ∫Assembling the pan/tilt head ¥ Attaching the rotary arm Use the rotary arm anchoring screws (a8, supplied), rotary arm anchoring flat washers (a8, supplied) and rotary arm anchoring springwashers (a8, supplied) to attach the rotary arm (supplied) to the pan/tilt head.
  • Page 8: Installation Procedures

    Attaching the pan/tilt head (Be absolutely sure to ask your dealer to do this work.) ∫Installation procedure ¥ How to attain camera balance Be absolutely sure to follow the steps below to attain the camera balance when installing the camera on the pan/tilt head. Position the pan/tilt head so that its tilt axis is on the horizontal, and attach the camera arm.
  • Page 9 Attaching the pan/tilt head (Be absolutely sure to ask your dealer to do this work.) ¥ Attaching the AW-F575 Use the WV-QT700 tripod stand to attach the AW-F575 camera. <Note> When attaching a camera other than the AW-F575, check its weight and dimensions to confirm whether it can be attached. ≥Attaching the tripod stand Place the WV-QT700 tripod stand on the arm, and anchor it from below using the two screws supplied with the...
  • Page 10: Connections

    Lens zoom / focus cable ENG camera Zoom lens Video camera control cable AW-CA16U10 (10 meters) AW-CA16U20 (20 meters) AW-CA16U30 (30 meters) Pan/tilt head control cable AW-PH500 AW-CA24U10 (10 meters) Pan/tilt head AW-CA24U20 (20 meters) for ENG AW-CA24U30 (30 meters) applications <Notes>...
  • Page 11 Lens zoom / focus cable AW-F575 Zoom lens Video camera control cable AW-CA16U10 (10 meters) AW-CA16U20 (20 meters) AW-CA16U30 (30 meters) Pan/tilt head control cable AW-PH500 AW-CA24U10 (10 meters) Pan/tilt head AW-CA24U20 (20 meters) for ENG AW-CA24U30 (30 meters) applications <Notes>...
  • Page 12 Connections <Note> ∞ Provide the cable shown in the figure described below to connect the camera with the pan/tilt head (¢1). Make the cable long enough to support the connection when the camera is attached to the pan/tilt head and the pan/tilt head is moved upward and downward.
  • Page 13: Connecting The Cables To The Pan/Tilt Head

    Connections ∫Connecting the cables to the pan/tilt head ¥ Pan-tilt control connector The pan/tilt head control cable is connected here. This connector is connected to the PAN/TILT CONTROL OUT connector on the control panel (AW-RP301, AW-RP501 or AW-RP505) or multi-port hub (AW-HB505). For connection, use one of the optional cables listed below.
  • Page 14 Connections ¥ Remote connector The video camera control cable is connected here. Use a coaxial cable (5C-2V) to extend the following optional cables for connection with the control panel (AW-RP501 or AW- RP505). Video camera control cable ≥The Y, P and P signals are not output if they are not output from the camera.
  • Page 15: When Using The Rs-232C Interface To Control The Pan/Tilt Head

    Zoom lens Video camera control cable AW-CA16U10 (10 meters) AW-CA16U20 (20 meters) AW-CA16U30 (30 meters) Pan/tilt head control cable AW-PH500 AW-CA24U10 (10 meters) Pan/tilt head for ENG applications ≥The camera cannot be controlled using the RS-232C interface. ¥ Connections with the PC Shown below are the connections for the RS-232C cable from the PC and for the cable from the pan/tilt head when control is to be exercised using the RS-232C interface.
  • Page 16: When Using The Rs-232C Interface And Control Panel To Control The Pan/Tilt Head

    Lens zoom/focus cable ENG camera Zoom lens Video camera control cable AW-CA16U10 (10 meters) AW-CA16U20 (20 meters) AW-CA16U30 (30 meters) Pan/tilt head control cable AW-PH500 AW-CA24U10 (10 meters) Pan/tilt head for ENG applications AW-PS505 AC adapter AW-PS505 AC adapter <Notes>...
  • Page 17: Specifications

    Specifications Power supply : DC 12 V Power consumption : 54 W at DC 12 V (camera power included) DC 12 V 2.5 A (pan-tilt head only) indicates safety information. GENERAL Dimensions (W a a H a a D): Weight: Allowable operating temperature: Allowable operating humidity: Finish:...
  • Page 18: Warranty And After-Sales Service

    Warranty and after-sale service For consultation regarding repairs, handling, maintenance, etc.: Contact your dealer first. ∫ Warranty card (provided separately) Be certain that you receive the warranty card from your dealer with the date of purchase, name of the store and other pertinent details correctly filled in.
  • Page 20 DIVISION OF MATSUSHITA ELECTRIC CORPORATION OF AMERICA Executive Office: 3330 Cahuenga Blvd W., Los Angeles, CA 90068 (323) 436-3500 EASTERN ZONE: One Panasonic Way 4E-7, Secaucus, NJ 07094 (201) 348-7621 Southeast Region: 1225 Northbrook Parkway, Ste 1-160, Suwanee, GA 30024 (770) 338-6835 Central Region:...

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