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16/11/2016

CAM RACER 4K/8K Fibre Camera Back With 12G SDI

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CAM Racer is an advanced camera fibre optic transmission solution for OB, Studio & Cinema applications. It comprises a camera dockable transceiver and a 1RU base station unit.

With two 12G-SDI channels and two 3G-SDI channels the CAM Racer provides the user flexibility in the production signal format now and in the future, maximising their investment.

Fitting any camera from ENG camcorder to 4K and 8K Cinema devices it has advanced features not seen on other fibre camera backs. Signal control and setup is provided through an internal web server. Signal status is also reported on an LED display on each unit. The base station Oled display gives direct access to optical receiving levels and server IP address.

An internal audio mixer allows the user to mix between talkback, programs inputs and local audio channels for Eng and Reporter headsets. Camera audio inputs are selectable MIC/LINE and phantom power.

Camera control channel supports: Ethernet, RS422 Serial, Canon RC-V100 protocol (Enhanced Lanc). Monitoring HD video at the camera is auto-switched between HDMI and the BNC input. Other signals include 2 channels of intercom, timecode to the camera and tally. CAM Racer can be remotely powered from its base station. Up to 140W of power is available at the camera unit over 450m of 9.2mm SMPTE 311 cable. An optional V-lock battery support enables the CAM racer and its camera to be locally powered by a battery.

For further information or to arrange a demonstration contact broadcast fibre specialist Mi Broadcast on 01223 411625 or email sales@tac4.com.

This article is also available to read at BFV online here, page 56.

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