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28/08/2003

Polecam HD to be launched at IBC 2003

Set for launch at IBC 2003, Polecam HD is a unique and highly versatile production tool for the growing global HDTV production market.
Polecam HD is a six-metre camera crane, capable of being rigged in just 10 minutes, and weighing just over 20 kilos. Supported on a standard lightweight tripod, this new HD camera crane can work in locations previously unreachable and unworkable by conventional cranes. Suspended from the body harness, vehicle or boat tracking shots can now be obtained with safety and ease.
Polecam HD is fitted with Ikegami’s new HDL-20 lightweight ultra-compact HDTV camera. The HDL-20 delivers exceptionally high picture quality with its 2/3 inch, 2.2 million pixel CCDs, 12-bit A-D conversion and up to 38-bit internal digital processing.
HD-SDI output is provided from the CCU, and direct connection is possible to digital equipment such as HD VTRs.
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