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Sony CCU-50P Operation Instructions Manual

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Operating Instructions
Before operating the unit, please read this manual thoroughly and retain it for future
© 2004 Sony Corporation



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  • Page 1: Camera Control Unit

    3-863-129-13(1) Camera Control Unit Operating Instructions Before operating the unit, please read this manual thoroughly and retain it for future reference. CCU-TX50/50P © 2004 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 2 E3 (urban outdoors) and E4 (controlled EMC only. environment, ex. TV studio). THIS APPARATUS MUST BE EARTHED. The manufacturer of this product is Sony Corporation, 1-7-1 Konan, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan. The Authorized Representative for EMC and product This symbol is intended to alert the user to...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Overview ..............4 Function and Location of Parts and Controls ..5 Front panel ............5 Rear panel ............9 Internal Switches ..........11 Connecting the CCU-TX50/50P to the Video Camera ..............12 Notes on connections ........12 Self-Diagnostics ............
  • Page 4: Overview

    The CCU-TX50/50P is a camera control unit that discontinued. For advice about choosing devices, connects to DXC-D50/D55 series Color Video Cameras please contact your Sony dealer or a Sony sales via the CA-TX50/50P Camera Adaptor. representative. Features of this unit are described below.
  • Page 5: Function And Location Of Parts And Controls

    RCP-D50/D51 remote control panel is abnormal condition. If this occurs, turn the POWER pressed, the indicator lights red if it is not lit, and goes switch off immediately and contact Sony service off if it is lit. personnel.
  • Page 6 (see “1 Headset microphone switch 1” and “2 Headset microphone INCOM selector switch 2” on page 11). Ask your Sony service Selects the pathway of intercom signals output/input representative to change the settings. through the INCOM connector.
  • Page 7 j SKIN DTL button l CHARACTER button Use this button to turn the skin detail correction function Press this button (which lights up when pressed) to on or off. Press this button (which lights up when display the self-diagnostics screen on the picture pressed) to set the skin detail correction function to on.
  • Page 8 q WHITE/BLACK BALANCE setting section r MASTER BLACK adjustment knob Adjusts the master black levels of the R, G, and B signals simultaneously. The click position of the knob A WHITE controls provides a typical setting. B PRESET button s IRIS setting section A EXT indicator B AUTO button C BLACK controls...
  • Page 9: Rear Panel

    Rear panel a CAMERA connector b AUDIO OUTPUT connectors c INPUT connectors d OUTPUT connectors e REMOTE connector i AC IN connector h WF MODE connector g MIC REMOTE connector f INTERCOM/TALLY/PGM connector a CAMERA connector (triaxial connector) connector is terminated automatically with an Connects to the CA-TX50/50P Camera Adaptor impedance of 75 ohms.
  • Page 10 (BNC type) to be output. Accept return video signals from two different systems. For details on the internal boards, consult your nearest Sony dealer. For details on the selection of RET-1 and RET-2, refer to Operation Manual that came with the camera or camera C PIX (picture monitor output) connector (BNC adaptor.
  • Page 11: Internal Switches

    i AC IN (AC power input) connector Internal Switches Connects to an AC power source using the supplied AC power cord. Secure the power cord to the CCU-TX50/ 50P using the supplied plug holder. Note To reduce the risk of electric shock, fire or injury, do not open the cabinet.
  • Page 12: Connecting The Ccu-Tx50/50P To The Video Camera

    Connecting the CCU-TX50/50P to the Video Camera When connecting a CCU-TX50/50P to a DXC-D50/ D55 series Color Video Camera, you must first attach the CA-TX50/50P Camera Adaptor to the video camera. CA-TX50 Triaxial cable DXC-D50/D55 series CCU-TX50/50P To an AC power source Notes on connections Triaxial cable The triaxial cable should never be connected to or...
  • Page 13: Self-Diagnostics

    Settings of the Camera Self-Diagnostics The settings and operations status of the camera are displayed. The unit allows you to display the status of the unit and the results of a self-diagnosis is of the internal boards of the unit on the screen of a picture monitor connected to the unit.
  • Page 14: Self-Diagnostics Of The Camera System

    Genlock: External reference signal and its status Page 2 (lock/unlock) Prompter: Transmission direction of the prompter line Return 1 to 3: Return video signal input status Self-diagnostics of the Camera System Press the CHARACTER button when the status display of the unit is displayed. Page 1 of the self-diagnostics display is displayed.
  • Page 15 Each time you press the CHARACTER button, another AT board page of results is displayed in turn. DM board Reference: Operation mode of the phase adjustment Gen Lock: Locking status BATT Volt: Voltage of the coin battery supplied with CAM Video: Reception status of the video signals the AT board from the camera.
  • Page 16: Diagnostics Page Of The Camera

    IV board Diagnostics Page of the Camera Return: Setting status of the return signal input The results of the diagnosis of each board of the camera connectors to the return channels from 1 to 3 are displayed. Return Signal: Status of the return video input signal Rear CN: Power supply status of the CN board on the rear Exiting the Self-diagnostic Mode...
  • Page 17: Notes On Use

    Notes on Use Specifications Use and storage locations General Avoid using or storing the unit in the following places: Power consumption • Where it is subject to extremes of temperature 100 - 240 V AC, 50/60 Hz, (operating temperature: +5ºC to +40ºC (41ºF to maximum 1.3 A 104ºF)).
  • Page 18: Camera Input/Output Signals

    Design and specifications are subject to change without notice. Note Always verify that the unit is operating properly before use. SONY WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, COMPENSATION OR REIMBURSEMENT ON ACCOUNT OF THE...
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