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  • Page 2: Important Safeguards

    1. Read all of these instructions. 2. Save these instructions for later use. 3. All warnings on the product and in the operating instructions should be adhered to. 4. Unplug this appliance system from the wall outlet before cleaning. Do not use liquid cleaners or aerosol cleaners.
  • Page 3 13. Follow all warnings and instructions marked on the appliance. 14. Do not overload wall outlets and extension cords as this can result in fire or electric shock. 15. Never push objects of any kind into this appliance through cabinet slots as they may touch dangerous voltage points or short out parts that could result in a fire or electric shock.
  • Page 4: Safety Precautions

    Safety Precautions Due to design modifications, data given in this instruction book are subject to possible change without prior notice. WARNING: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS APPLIANCE TO RAIN OR MOISTURE. AVERTISSEMENT: POUR EVITER LES RISQUES D’INCENDIE OU D’ELECTRO- CUTION, NE PAS EXPOSER...
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Thank you for purchasing this product. (These instructions are for TK-C1430E) Before beginning to operate this unit, please read the instruction manual carefully in order to make sure that the best possible performance is obtained. CONTENTS INTRODUCTION Features ... 6 Operating Precautions ...
  • Page 6: Introduction Features

    INTRODUCTION Features A DSP (Digital Signal Processor) features a Extended Dynamic Range (ExDR) and enables to shoot both bright and dark locations. The use of a CCD with a SENSE UP (X32) function realized the minimum luminous flux density for subject of 0.9 lx (F1.2, 50%, AGC 20dB) and 0.03 lx (at SENSE UP (X32)).
  • Page 7: Operating Precautions

    Operating Precautions To save energy, when it is not being used turn the system’s power off. This camera has been designed for indoor use. When you use it outdoors, be sure to use a housing or the like. Do not install or use the camera in the following places.
  • Page 8: Controls, Connectors And Indicators

    INTRODUCTION Controls, Connectors and Indicators Lens mount To attach the lens. This is applicable to both C-mount lenses and CS-mount lenses. Back focus adjustment ring Adjusting the back focus during lens installation. When readjustment is required, loosen the locking screw counterclockwise and turn the back focus adjustment ring After the adjustment, tighten the locking...
  • Page 9 Cover The cover slides open when push to the left. [VIDEO/DC] Iris Selector Switch This should be set according to the type of lens if an automatic iris control lens is used. VIDEO: In case of lens with EE amp built- In case of lens without EE amp built-in.
  • Page 10 INTRODUCTION Controls, Connectors and Indicators (Continued) ] Up-and-down, left-and- right Button These buttons select items on the menu screen and change a set value. Page 23) [EXT.TERM-ON/OFF] Terminal On/Off Switch of External Synchronization Signal This is a terminating ON/OFF switch for the external synchronization input signal.
  • Page 11 fi › [DC 12V, AC 24V] Power input terminals To input DC 12V or AC 24V power. [TX+A, TX-B, RX+C, RX-D] Control signal connection terminals Terminals for inputting signals with electrical characteristics conforming to the EIA/TIA RS-422A or RS-485 standard. RX.TERM switch [AUX, GND] Auxiliary Input/Output Terminals...
  • Page 12: Connection/Installation

    CONNECTION/INSTALLATION RM-P2580 System System with up to 8 cameras Camera TK-C1430 Control signal cable Camera 1 MACHINE ID:1 (Menu screen) RX TERM: OFF Camera (switch) TK-C1430 Camera 2 MACHINE ID:2 (Menu screen) RX TERM: OFF (switch) Camera TK-C1430 Camera 8...
  • Page 13 Connecting the control signal cable (Use a twisted-pair cable for connection. Camera 1 control signal connection terminals Camera 2 control signal connection terminals Setting the switches ( CAMERA SETUP EXT TERM-OFF MENU INT/GL DUPLEX SIMPLEX RX TERM-OFF NOT USED IRIS VIDEO Setting on the MENU screen ( * If the setting is changed, escape from the menu screen once, and definitely switch on the power again.
  • Page 14: Procedures

    CONNECTION/INSTALLATION Procedures Execute connection/installation according to the procedures described below. Turn OFF the power supply to all equipment to be used before making carefully. Setting the switches Page 13) Auto white balance control adjustment Page 22) Connections Page 16) Genlock sync signal generator E-14 Back focus adjustment...
  • Page 15: Mounting The Lens

    Mounting the lens Mount the lens according to the procedures described below. VIDEO VIDEO CAUTION: Always attach the fer- rite core (supplied) to the lens cable. Attached 4 pin plugs Lens DC IRIS Pin No. (does not contain EE amplifier) Brake Brake Drive...
  • Page 16: Installing The Ferrite Core

    CONNECTION/INSTALLATION Installing the ferrite core To retain electromagnetic compatibility, use the ferrite cores provided when connecting to the lens. VIDEO Notes: • Install the ferrite cores within 50 mm of the camera-side connectors. (Fasten the ferrite core with the wire clamp provided.) •...
  • Page 17 PHASE) and colour phase (SC COARSE) to be adjusted. MEMO • Genlocking is not possible with a signal con- taining too much jitter, such as a VCR or videodisc playback signal. • For details, consult a JVC authorized dealer. E-17...
  • Page 18: Mounting The Camera

    CONNECTION/INSTALLATION Mounting the camera Camera mounting screw hole Camera-mounting bracket Rotation prevention hole O U T V ID E O S Y N C P O W E E-18 When mounting the camera on a fixer, pan/ tilt, etc., use the camera mounting screw hole located on the camera-mounting bracket.
  • Page 19 Camera- mounting bracket Installation of camera • Mounting from the bottom This camera is originally designed to be mounted from the bottom, as shown q. The hole is standard photographic pan- IRIS VIDEO head screw size (1/4-20 UNC). Example the Fixing unit or Pan/Tilt unit. •...
  • Page 20: Lens Adjustment

    CONNECTION/INSTALLATION Lens adjustment Connect the camera according to the connection method, turn it on, display an image on the monitor, and check the image. The camera has been factory-adjusted to the best position, but it may need to be adjusted according to the object conditions or combination of lenses. If the image is unnatural, adjust it as follows: (Also read the instruction manual of the lens.) LEVEL adjustment...
  • Page 21: Back Focus Adjustment

    Back focus adjustment Back focus adjustment Be sure to make back-focus adjustments when changing the lens mounting method or using a different lens. If required, adjust it as follows: To make accurate back focus adjustments, use the electronic shutter and the ND filter, and carry out the following adjustments in a state where the lens iris is released.
  • Page 22: Auto White Balance Control Adjustment

    CONNECTION/INSTALLATION Auto white balance control adjustment Each light source has its own colour temperature. Therefore, when the main light source lighting an object is changed, the white balance should be adjusted again by pressing the AWC button. AWC button CAMERA SETUP EXT TERM-OFF MENU...
  • Page 23: Menu Setting Setting The Menu

    MENU SETTING Setting the menu MENU button CAMERA SETUP MENU CAMERA SETUP EXT TERM-OFF MENU DUPLEX RX TERM-OFF NOT USED Press the MENU button. The MENU screen is displayed. Set the cursor (>) to a desired sub-menu using the button. MENU S YNC A DJ UST A L C S E T T I NGS...
  • Page 24: The Flow Of Menu Screen

  • Page 25 Page 26 A C SE T I NGS R S L E VE L NORMAL V RA E G : P EAK S UT T ER E x DR N RMAL MODE 2 d B L L UX S NS E U P R I T Y –...
  • Page 26: Sync Adjust Screen

    MENU SETTING SYNC ADJUST Screen This executes the setting regarding synchronization. Item V PHASE This adjusts the vertical synchronization to those of other cameras when a selector switch for the synchronizing system on the side is at LL. (50Hz power region only.) When it is not set to LL, “---”...
  • Page 27 Item SHUTTER This sets the electronic shutter as well as the ExDR (Extended /ExDR Dynamic Range). The use of an electronic shutter function enables shooting with proper brightness, as more brightness results in higher shutter speed. The ExDR function allows even the shooting of a subject having different luminous flux density by composing a picture shot at 1/ 100 sec.
  • Page 28 MENU SETTING ALC SETTINGS Screen (Continued) Item FAST LIMIT This sets the fastest value of a shutter speed when AUTO is set. The MANUAL, M. ExDR, A. ExDR set value is displayed as “- - -” and cannot be changed. The higher the shutter speed becomes, the more smear phenomenon is emphasized, which is peculiar to the CCD.
  • Page 29 Item PRIORITY This item sets the order in which the AGC and slow shutter speed decrease function when the object brightness becomes low. If B&W item of the B&W/COLOUR mode is set to AUTO, and the AGC MODE item or the SENSE UP item is set to OFF, “- - -” will appear, disabling any setting.
  • Page 30 MENU SETTING ALC SETTINGS Screen (Continued) Item This function sets the colour modes to colour or B&W. B&W COLOUR When switching the mode between “colour’’ and “B&W” MODE .. is carried out, the focus may be dislocated. In such a case adjust the focus again.
  • Page 31: Video Adjust Screen

    VIDEO ADJUST Screen Adjustments are made on video signals. Item WHITE Selects the white balance adjustment function. The white balance can be adjusted manually or automatically for BALANCE light within the colour temperature range of 2500K to 8000K. • ATW: •...
  • Page 32: Mode Select Screen

    MENU SETTING MODE SELECT Screen Titles, image reversion, etc., are set. Item CAMERA Bring up the CAMERA TITLE, EDIT screen. Page 38) TITLE EDIT Settings are executed for image reversion. REVERSE MODE OFF: Image does not reverse. R-L: Left and right of the image are reversed. U-D: Up and down of the image are reversed.
  • Page 33 Item For setting the signal input or output of the AUX terminal. TERMINAL MOTION: B&W OUT: A signal is output when the camera switches B&W IN: MEMO • In setting B&W OUT, if you use an infrared illuminator in link motion, hunting can occur. To prevent this, we recommend that you link in motion this unit and the infrared illuminator, etc., by control signals after setting to B&W IN.
  • Page 34: Motion Detect Screen

    MENU SETTING MOTION DETECT Screen Settings are executed about the motion detecting function that emits alarm signals when there exists any motion in the image. Alarm signals are output from the auxiliary terminals on the back. Item This sets ON/OFF of motion detecting function. MODE OFF: LEVEL...
  • Page 35: Communication Screen

    COMMUNICATION Screen Settings are made for the control signal-connecting terminals on the back. If the setting is changed, be absolutely sure to switch on the power again. Item STYLE This sets a communication system according to the system used. P TO P (Point to point) This is set when a remote control unit controls a camera.
  • Page 36: Blc Editting Screen

    MENU SETTING BLC EDITTING Screen It is possible to set freely the light metering area for backlight compensation. The 2 screens of EDIT1 and EDIT2 can be set. A C SE T I NGS R S L E VE L V RAGE : P EAK S UT T ER E x DR...
  • Page 37: Manual Adjustment Of White Balance

    Manual Adjustment of White Balance When automatic adjustment of the white balance results in a “reddish screen”, etc., adjust the white balance manually. MENU button SET button MENU O ADJ U ST WH T E BAL CO OUR L E E N ANCE L E P E E ST AL AU O BL AC K...
  • Page 38: Camera Title Setting

    MENU SETTING CAMERA TITLE Setting Up to 24 characters can be selected as camera text for each camera. The set characters are displayed at the bottom of the screen. MENU button SET button MENU MODE S EL E C T CAMERA T I T L E ED I T RE V ERS E MODE AL M .
  • Page 39: Setting The Motion Detect Function

    Setting the MOTION DETECT Function It is possible to set freely the area where MOTION DETECTING functions. O N DE T EC T MO E L E E L AR A E D I T AL RM T I DE ON S TRA T I N MOTION DETECT screen flash Setting screen...
  • Page 40: Output Of Black-White/Color Switching Signal

    Output of Black-White/Color switching signal It is possible to output black-white/color switching signal from the AUX terminal on the back of this unit. Perform the following settings. MENU button SET button MENU B&W/COLOR MODE B&W AUTO LEVEL MODE S EL E C T CAMERA T I T L E ED I T RE V ERS E MODE H L I M O D E...
  • Page 41: Control By Black-White/Color Switching Signal From The Outside

    B&W/COLOR MODE B&W AU TO L E V E L B&W: Make signal COLOR: Break signal Outside control device It is requested that you consult our JVC dealer about connecting devices, etc. Set the B&W item to AUX. CAMERA SETUP NORMAL...
  • Page 42: White Spot Compensation

    White spot compensation CCDs have the general characteristic that white spots appear on the screen when the CCD is operated at high temperatures or when they are used with a slow shutter speed. This unit has a built-in white spot compensation function to reduce these white spots. (The number and the size of the white spots changes according to the use temperature, the shutter speed, etc.
  • Page 43: Others Specifications

    OTHERS Specifications Image pickup device: Synchronization method : Scanning frequency: Resolution: VIDEO OUT: Y/C OUT: Video S/N ratio: Minimum required illumination: Communication: Lens mount: Power supply and power consumption: AC 24 V ` 50 Hz/60 Hz, DC 12 V — --- 530 mA Ambient temperature: Mass: Accessory:...
  • Page 44 ® is a registered trademark owned by Victor Company of Japan, Limited. ® is a registered trademark in Japan, the U.S.A., the U.K. and many other countries. © 2004 Victor Company of Japan, Limited. Printed in Thailand LWT0207-001B-H...

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