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Model No. AK-HC3500P
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For your safety FCC Note: CAUTION This equipment has been tested and found to comply RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK with the limits for a class A digital device, pursuant to DO NOT OPEN Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK). interference when the equipment is operated in a NO USER SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE. commercial environment. This equipment generates,
For your safety IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Read these operating instructions carefully before using the unit. Follow the safety instructions on the unit and the applicable safety instructions listed below. Keep these operating instructions handy for future reference. 1) Read these instructions. 10) Protect the power cord form being walked on or pinched particularly at plugs, convenience ) Keep these instructions. receptacles, and the point where they exit from the apparatus. 3) Hee
Overview This unit is a new-generation multi-format HD camera that With buildup applications in mind, the camera head supports the 1080i format. incorporates a chassis which features a low center of gravity It uses a new-generation /3-inch . -megapix el IT-CCD while at the same time it has a compact size and a low [190 (H) 1080 (V)] imaging device. This newly developed profile and it offers outstanding operating ease. The range CCD employs leading-edge processes and embodies a of t
Precautions for use DON’TS DO’S Do not attempt to disassemble the camera or other units. Refer any servicing to qualified service personnel. In order to prevent electric shock, do not remove screws or covers. There are no user-serviceable parts inside. Handle the camera with care. Do not abuse the camera. Avoid striking, shaking, etc. Protect the precision made lens by placing the lens cap The camera contains sensitive components which could over when the camera is not in use. If
Controls and their functions 6
Controls and their functions 7
Controls and their functions Lens mount (Bayonet type) INCOM connectors 1, 2 [INCOM1, INCOM2] This is where the lens is mounted. The INCOM or headset plugs are connected here. Lens clamp lever INCOM1 MIC ON/OFF switch [MIC1 TALK] The lens is inserted into the lens mount , and this lever This is the INCOM1 MIC ON/OFF selector switch. is then turned to clamp the lens in place. INCOM1 level control [INCOM1 LEVEL] Lens cable, mic cable clamps This is used to adjust the INCOM1 receive le
Controls and their functions Back tally LED selector switch MIC1 selector switch [LINE/FRONT MIC/MIC] This is used to set the back tally LED to ON or OFF. This is used to switch the input signal to LINE, FRONT MIC or rear MIC. Back tally LED This lights when the tally signal is supplied. Rear MIC1 connector [MIC1] This lights up red when the R tally signal is supplied, An audio component or microphone is connected to this green when the G tally signal is supplied, and red when connecto
Controls and their functions Monitor output selector switch [MONI SEL] Electronic shutter selector switch [SHUTTER] This is used to select the images (Y, NAM, R, G, B) which This is set to ON when the electronic shutter is to be are to be output from the monitor output connector. used. When it is set to the SEL position, the shutter speed is switched in the preset range and the mode is also switched. ND filter selector knob It is not effective when the CCU is connected to the This is u
Mounting the lens 1 Raise the lens clamp lever, and remove the mount cap. 4 Inser t the cable into the cable clamp and connect it to the lens connector. Lens connector Mount cap Lens clamp lever Notes For details on handling the lens, refer to the 2 Align the guide pin on the lens with the g roove at the instructions that accompany the lens. top center of the lens mount, and mount the lens. Depending on the lens mounted, it ma y be necessary to perform the following lens and camera adju
Adjusting the lens flange back Adjust the flange back (distance from the surface where the lens is mounted to the surface where the images are formed) if the subject fails to be precisely focused at both the telephoto and wide-angle settings when zoom operations are to be performed. Once adjusted, the flange back does not need to be adjusted again unless the lens is replaced. Adjustment method Note For details on the adjustment method and positions of the lens parts, refer also to the instructi
Performing the viewfinder adjustments (The viewfinder is an optional accessory.) Attaching the viewfinder Detaching the viewfinder 1 Chec k that the camera’s POWER switch is at the OFF 1 Chec k that the camera’s POWER switch is at the OFF position. position. 2 Pull up the knob on the mounting plate and slide the 2 Loosen the stopper scre w, pull up the knob on the plate to attach the viewfinder. mounting plate and slide the viewfinder along and off the plate. Pull up the knob Stopper screw P
Performing the viewfinder adjustments (The viewfinder is an optional accessory.) Left or right position adjustment Forward or backward position adjustment 1 Loosen the stopper screw. 1 Rotate the vie wfinder forward/backward position fixing Stopper screw lever towards the outside to release it from the locked position. Viewfinder forward/backward Viewfinder position fixing lever Viewfinder 2 Move the viewfinder to the left or right to adjust its position. 2 Mo ve the viewfinder forward or
Connecting a microphone When the microphone is mounted on the viewfinder (optional accessory) for use The microphone of the microphone kit AJ-MC700 (optional accessory) can be mounted on the viewfinder. 1 Open the microphone holder. 4 If the audio channel whose signals are to be recorded so requires, set the MIC1 selector switch to FRONT MIC. Microphone holder MIC1 selector switch 2 Mount the microphone and tighten up the clamp screw. Clamp screw 3 Connect the microphone cab le to the fro
Mounting the camera on a tripod Use the tripod attachment, available as an optional Detaching the camera from the tripod attachment accessory, to mount the camera on a tripod. While pushing the red lever, move the black lever in the direction of the arrow, and slide the camera toward the back. 1 Mount the tripod attachment on the tripod. Tripod attachment Note Select the appropriate holes from among the holes on the bottom of tripod attachment depending on where the center of gravity of the
Component system configuration An example of the standard system consisting of the Multi-Format Camera (AK-HC3500) and peripheral components is described below and shown on the following page. The MSU (AK-MSU935) is not required unless a multiple number of cameras are to be controlled. The basic system configuration includes the lens, Multi-Format Camera, viewfinder, camera control unit (CCU) and remote operation panel (ROP). System block diagram Large lens Master Setup Unit Buildup Unit AK-M
Component system configuration Outline of peripheral components Component connections Refer to pages 19 to 1 for the component connections. 1 Camera Control Unit (CCU: AK-HCU931) After all the components have been connected (the monitor This is the Multi-F ormat Camera’s camera control unit. system may be connected afterward), set the CCU’s main It is connected to the Multi-Format Camera using an power switch to the ON position. optical fiber cable. Then turn on the camera’s power switc
System connections 1 (with Multi-Format Camera) 2˝ Electronic HD Viewfinder AJ-HVF21 Optical cable Camera Control Unit Lens AK-HCU931 Multi-Format Camera AK-HC3500 ROP cable Remote Operation Panel AK-HRP931 Before proceeding with the connections, set the CCU power switch to the OFF position. Connect the optical cable to the Multi-Format Camera and CCU. Connect the ROP cable to the CCU and ROP. When the camera power switch is set to ON after the CCU main power switch has been set to ON,
System connections 2 (with Buildup Unit) Large lens Buildup Unit AK-HBU3500 8 LCD Viewfinder AK-HVF931A Optical cable Camera Control Unit AK-HCU931 Multi-Format Camera AK-HC3500 ROP cable Remote Operation Panel AK-HRP931 0
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