HDC-3000 Series System Cameras

Raising the standard for image quality, mobility, reliability and creative freedom in today’s live production environments

Limitless imaging expression, unprecedented flexibility

The new HDC-3000 series of system cameras brings programme makers premium 4K/HD/HDR picture quality – in a powerful, portable and cost-effective package that maintains compatibility with your current production infrastructure and workflows.


The flagship HDC-3500 4K/HD system camera features the world’s first 2/3-inch 4K CMOS sensor with global shutter technology. It delivers pristine images with exceptionally low noise (-62dB), impressive sensitivity (F10 at 1080/59.94p or F11 at 1080/50p) and high dynamic range, while achieving the ITU-R BT.2020 wide colour space. This new-generation sensor is teamed with a specially developed LSI Digital Signal Processor that fully realises the camera’s extraordinary imaging power.

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Light, compact and beautifully balanced, the HDC-3100 system camera captures pristine Full HD images with low noise and excellent sensitivity. Generous creative options help achieve exactly the look you want in any shooting situation.

Optical fibre transmission is supported as standard, with a SMPTE-standard interface for connection with associated HDCU-3100/HDCU-2000 series Camera Control Units.

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The HDC-3170 Full HD system cameras supports the latest third generation digital triax-based transmission system that carries high-quality images over distances up to 1,800m while integrating smoothly into current triax infrastructures.

It shares the same 2/3-inch HD CMOS sensor with global shutter technology that’s featured in the HDC-3100 – together with the same creative features and operator-friendly ergonomics to suit a wide range of modern production environments.

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This light, compact Point of View (POV) system camera offers exciting options for acquiring spectacular HD, 4K, HDR and super slow-motion content. Used standalone or as part of a multi-camera shoot, the HDC-P50 can be crane-mounted or operated as a fixed position camera. It’s also ideal for a wide range of other shooting situations – handheld, in combination with a camera stabiliser or capturing aerial footage. A natural partner for Sony’s growing 4K live production environment, the HDC-P50 shares compatibility with other HDC-series system components including viewfinders, large lens adaptors, remote control panels and camera control units.

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Live Production with Sony

Nothing is better than the excitement of a live event. But it happens only once, and there is no space for failure, this is your one opportunity to make it outstanding. Whichever scale your live event is, it deserves the best. And we will help you harness the latest developments in technology to create the images you’re your audience simply can’t resist.

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