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Sony BRC-Z700 3 CMOS
high definition
PTZ color video camera

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Sony BRC-Z700 3 CMOS high definition P/T/Z color video camera
The BRC-Z700 combines a high picture quality HD 3 CMOS camera with pan/tilt/zoom mechanism, wrapped in a sleek, compact body. Like its other family members, the BRC-300 and the BRC-H700, the BRC-Z700 can also be ceiling mounted. The BRC-Z700 supports simultaneous outputs of analog HD Y/Pb/Pr output as well as Y/C and composite in Standard Definition (SD). It is also equipped with a slot for optional cards to adapt to diverse needs. By inserting the optional BRBK-HSD1 card into this slot, High Definition SDI (HD-SDI) as well as down converted SD SDI output is possible by proper selection (not simultaneously). For HD optical multiplex remote operation, the BRC-Z700 requires a new BRBK-MF1 board. Boards used with the existing BRC-H700 camera are NOT compatible with the BRC-Z700. When used with the BRU-H700 HD optical multiplex unit, the BRC-Z700 in combination with the new BRBK-MF1 board, can transmit uncompressed digital data without deterioration through the CCFC-M100HG HD optical fiber cable. The same RM-BR300 remote controller currently used with the BRC-300 and BRC-H700 cameras can also be used with the BRC-Z700. The RM-BR300 can simultaneously control up to 7 cameras from a distance.

All-in-one stylish robotic camera with a robust body using a new DSP.
Superb picture quality achieved through the use of ¼ type HD 3-ClearVid CMOS.
Both HD and SD outputs as standard.
Silent and smooth Pan/Tilt mechanism .
Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T*® Lens w/ 20x optical zoom.
Optical image stabilization function to reduce vibration.
Built-in Auto Focus function.
Desktop and ceiling-mount installation capable.
Wide system expandability with interface card slot for optional cards.
External sync input.
16 position presets.
Daisy chain capability (up to 7 units).
RS-232C/RS-422 serial control (VISCA protocol).
OSD (On-Screen Display).

Image Device
Three 1/4 type CMOS

Total Picture Elements
Approx. 1.12 Mega Pixels

Effective Picture Elements
Approx. 1.04 Mega pixels

Signal Systems
HD: 1080/59.94i, 1080/50i. SD: NTSC, PAL

Sync Systems
Internal /External

20x Optical Zoom, 80x Digital Zoom. Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T*

Focal Lengtjh
f=3.9 to 78.0 mm (F1.6 to F2.8)

Minimum Object Distance
10mm (wide end, Limit Off), 800mm (tele end)
Focus System

Auto / Manual

Pan/Tilt Range
-170 to +170 degrees (Pan), -30 to +90 degrees (Tilt)

Pan/Tilt Speed
0.22 to 60 degrees/s (Pan/Tilt)

MInimum Ilumination
6lx (F1.6, 50IRE, +24dB)

S/N Ratio

Shutter Speed
1/10,000 to 1/59.94 (1/50) s

Auto/Manual (0 to 24 dB and Hyper Gain)
White Balance

Auto1, Auto2, Indoor, Outdoor, One-push WB, Manual

Image Stabilizer
On/Off (Optical)
Image Flip


Preset Positions

Video Output
HD component/RGB, Composite, Y/C
Camera Control Interface

RS-232C (VISCA protocol)/RS-422 (VISCA protocol)

Back Light Compensation

Power requirement
DC 10.8V to 13.2V

Power Consumption
Max. 28.8W (Without optional cards)

198mm (W) x 252mm (H) x 238mm (D)

4.8 kg (10.58lbs.)