HXC-FB80 Studio Camera System

The cost effective studio camera that expands your production possibilities with 4K output and HD HDR capability.

Beautiful images, remarkable usability and powerful integration possibilities in today’s live environments

The HXC-FB80 camera system draws on decades of Sony imaging innovation, broadening the possibilities for 4K/HD HDR live production. Easy to use with versatile integration capabilities, it’s a compelling choice for business, industrial and broadcast content creation applications that demand professional picture quality plus dependable operation.

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Industry leading HD HDR and 1080 progressive signals

With support for extensive imaging possibilities including HD HDR and 1080p, the HXC-FB80 provides a highly cost-effective solution to realise the exciting opportunities of professional live production.

Seamless integration in live environments

The HXC-FB80 camera system offers extensive signal and control interfaces, allowing smooth integration with other Sony remote camera systems. Complementing a wide range of live and studio-based workflows, the versatile HXC-FB80 is ideal for applications including live streaming and events production.

Always beautiful images

The HXC-FB80 camera system also delivers up-scaled 4K signals, allowing content creators to take full advantage of today’s HD and feature’s UHD workflows.

Three 2/3-inch Exmor™ CMOS sensors

The HXC-FB80 features three highly efficient 2/3-inch Exmor CMOS sensors that capture very high quality Full HD pictures, with an optimal balance between colour quality and on-site operational efficiency. Delivering impressive sensitivity for excellent signal-to-noise performance in low light environments, the camera’s triple 2/3-inch CMOS sensor configuration is also an ideal match for your collection of B4 mount lenses.

HD HDR and 1080/60p keep pace with the action

Combined with the HXCU-FB80 4K/HD Camera Control Unit, the HXC-FB80 adds HD HDR support (HLG, Hybrid Log-Gamma)*. Teamed with 1080/60p acquisition, it’s ideal for capturing sports and other fast-paced action in sports stadia and other environments with strong contrast in lighting, from bright sunshine to deep shadow.
* Supported with HXCU-FB80 CCU; requires firmware upgrade.

4K upscaling future-proofs your content

Bring even more value to all your live productions with 4K upscaling. Adding the HXCU-FB80 Camera Control Unit lets the HXC-FB80 output 4K resolution (3840 x 2160) images via 12G-SDI and Quad 3G-SDI outputs – ideal for creating future-proofed content in Ultra HD.

Software remote controller for multi camera operation

Ideal for everyday production applications, HZC-RCP5 remote control software allows cost-effective configuration of a live 5-camera system. Enjoy more creative options with many advanced features familiar to Sony’s high-end HDC-series camera users, including rich paint functions – such as Detail, Matrix and Knee functions in live operation.

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HD studios - simple, straightforward and powerful

As well as meeting the basic requirements for day-to-day production, the HXC-FB80 offers many refinements that expand its appeal even further. A choice of hybrid fibre cable or single mode fibre cable connections adds production flexibility without requiring modification of your current intrastructure. HD Trunk allows signals from a second camera to be passed through the same fibre connection to the CCU. Up to five camera systems can be operated remotely via a LAN connection using HZC-RCP5 control software. Settings for each camera can be adjusted independently via the intuitive GUI that allows easy control of shading, colouring and other functions.

Live events - even more freedom to cover live events

The HXC-FB80 delivers impressive creative flexibility and dependable operation in a wide range of live applications, from live concerts to game shows and public events. The camera’s triple 2/3-inch CMOS sensor captures immersive images with high sensitivity and faithful colour reproduction. HD HDR effortlessly accommodates various lighting environments, while 4K upscaling offers even greater production versatility.

Sports events - HD progressive shooting for smooth, crisp images

An ideal partner for live sports, the HXC-FB80 shoots crisp 1080p footage to capture fast-paced action. In addition, the camera’s impressive sensitivity and HD HDR capability accommodates rapid changes between on-pitch sunshine and deep shadows. Shading control – including remote adjustment of both optical and neutral density filters and colouring – can be achieved from a remote control panel. Integration in live sports environments is simplified with extensive interface options: plug-and-play fibre connection ensures fast, fuss-free setup

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HXC-FB80 camera model options

HXC-FB80HN/ HXC-FB80HL

Camera body only model.

HXC-FB80KN / HXC-FB80KL*

Camera body, lens kit, viewfinder and microphone included.

HXC-FB80SN / HXC-FB80SL

Camera body, lens kit and large viewfinder included.

The HXC-FB80 comes as standard with Neutrik Opticon connectors within USA and Canada, but may be converted to LEMO on request.

* Not available in China

HXCU-FB80 camera control unit model options

HXCU-FB80N

HXCU-FB80L

The HXCU-FB80 is supplied with either Neutrik (HXCU-FB80N) or LEMO connectors (HXC-FB80L).

Specifications

General
Power Consumption
Approx.19W (Camera body only)
Approx. 32W (Camera body with supplied viewfinder)
Operating Temperature
-10°C to +45°C
14°F to +113°F
Storage Temperature
-20°C to +60°C
-4°F to +140°F
Dimensions (W x H x D) *1
(Body) 160 x 266 x 314 mm
(Body) 6 3/8 x 10 1/2 x 12 3/8 inches
(with Lens&VF) *2 295 x 433 x 571 mm
(with Lens&VF) *2 11 5/8 x 17 1/8 x 22 1/2 inches
Mass
(Body) Approx. 3.4 kg
(Body) Approx. 7 lb 8 oz
(with Lens&VF) Approx. 6.8 kg
(with Lens&VF) Approx. 14 lb 16 oz
Camera Section
Pickup Device
3-chip 2/3-inch type CMOS
Effective Picture Elements
1920 x 1080 (H x V)
Signal Format
HD: 1080/59.94p, 1080/59.94i, 1080/50p, 1080/50i, 1080/29.97PsF, 1080/25PsF, 1080/23.98PsF, 720/59.94p, 720/50p SD: 480/59.94i, 576/50i
Spectrum System
F1.4 prism system
Lens Mount
Sony 2/3-inch type bayonet mount
Built-in Filters
CC: Electrical
ND: 1; CLEAR, 2; 1/4ND, 3; 1/16ND, 4; 1/64ND
Sensitivity (at 2000 lx, 3200K, 89.9% reflectance)
F12 (59.94 Hz), F13 (50 Hz)
Signal-to-noise Ratio
Typical 60dB *3 (1080/59.94i)
Horizontal Resolution
1,000 TV lines or higher
Gain
-3, 0, 3, 6, 9, 12 dB
Shutter Speed
1/100, 1/125, 1/250, 1/500, 1/1000, 1/2000 sec (59.94i mode)
Shutter Speed (Slow Shutter (SLS))
2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8-frame accumulation (only in 1080 mode at 59.94i/p, 50i/p, 29.97PsF, 25PsF, 23.98PsF)
Input/Output
Audio Input (CH1)
XLR type: 3-pin, female (x1)
MIC IN: -60dBu (Up to -20dBu can be set by using menu or HXCU-FB80), balanced
LINE IN: 0dBu, balanced
Audio Input (CH2)
XLR type: 3-pin, female (x1)
MIC IN: -60dBu (Up to -20dBu can be set by using menu or HXCU-FB80), balanced
LINE IN: 0dBu, balanced
Prompter/Genlock
BNC (x1); Gen-Lock In or Prompter Out
Test Output
TEST Out (Analog output with/without characters), or HD/SD Sync Out
SDI Input/Output
BNC (x1) SMPTE ST292-1, for HD Prompter Out or HD Video Trunk In
SDI Output
BNC (x1) SMPTE ST425-1/ST292-1/259M; 3G/HD-SDI or SD-SDI selectable
CCU
Optical Fiber (x1), CCFN Cable or Single Mode Fiber Cable (LC type)
Distance of Power Supply
600m (max.) by CCFN Sony Hybrid Type Fiber Cable (with Portable Lens and HXCU-FB80)
Distance of Fiber Cable
10km (max.) by Single Mode Fiber Cable (LC type) with Local Power Supply (with HXCU-FB80)
Intercom
XLR type: 5-pin, female (x1)
Earphone Output
Stereo mini jack (x1)
Lens
12-pin (x1)
Viewfinder
20-pin (1), for HDVF only
Remote
8-pin (x1)
TRUNK Input/Output
TRUNK LINE D-sub 9-pin, female (x1) : RS-232C, or Remote 8pin : RS-422A
EXT Input/Output
(in TRUNK I/O) D-sub 9-pin, female (x1)
USB
USB 2.0 (x1)
DC Input
XLR-type 4-pin (x1), DC 10.5 V to 17 V
DC Output
4-pin (x1), DC 10.5 V to 17 V, 1.5 A (max.)
Viewfinder Display
Screen Size
155.5 x 87.5mm (7 inch diagonal)
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Picture Elements
1920(H) x 1080(V) RGB stripe array
Lens
Lens Mount
2/3-inch type Sony Bayonet
Focal Length
8.2mm (11/32 inches) to 164mm (6 1/2 inches)
Zoom
Servo/Manual selectable
Zoom Ratio
20 x
Maximum Relative Aperture
1: 1.9
Iris
Auto/Manual selectable F1.9 to F16 and C (Close)
Focus
Full manual focus 900 mm to ∞ (MACRO OFF) 10 mm to ∞ (MACRO ON, Wide)
Filter Thread
M82 mm, pitch 0.75 mm
Macro
On/Off switchable
Supplied Accessories
Supplied Accessories
Camera Operation Guide (1)
Operating Instructions (CD-ROM 1), JP, GB, FR, DE, IT, ES, CS
7 inch Large Viewfinder (1)
Viewfinder Operation Guide (1)
Viewfinder Operation Manual (CD-ROM 1), GB, CS
2/3-inch type HD Portable Lens (1)
Lens Mount Cap (1)
Flange back adjustment chart (1)
Cable clamp belt (1)
V-shoe (1)
Viewfinder Hood (1)
Viewfinder Cable 20pin (1)
Tally Number Plate (0~9)
Warranty booklet (1)
Notes
*1
The values for dimensions are approximate.
*2
The values for dimensions are in the maximum height position of viewfinder's slide mechanism without hood.
*3
The value is in NS (Noise Suppressor) : ON mode.
*4
This specification data is for the HXC-FB80SN
Optical Low Pass Filter for HXC series cameras
In cases where a HXC Series camera’s built-in Filter does not fully reduce the moire caused by some LED walls, the optional Optical Low Pass Filter(OLP) will help further reduce the moire effect(Part number: 1-856-731-31)

*:HXC-FB80, FB75 and P70 (for regions other than China)
*:HXC-FB80, E75 and P70 (for China)
Product contains pre-installed software
This product contains pre-installed software and requires the purchase of licence keys to activate some functions.

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