Cameras & Video Production

BVC offers a variety of camera and video recording options ranging from standard definition prosumer grade equipment to professional high definition cameras, control, and record decks.  Along with the gear, our skilled technicians are available to help from advice to on-site production and support, and post recording video editing.

 

 

HD Flypack systems

Our High Definition flypack systems offer flexible solutions for both live event and video recording setups.  The tour rated flypack systems are designed with professionals in mind and focus on ease of setup and operation while providing full HD video quality. Flypack systems are scalable and feature:

  • Panasonic AV-HS410N  HD/SD Video switcher w/Multiveiwer
  • AJA Ki Pro Rack HD hard disk record deck
  • Panasonic P2 AG-HPX500 HD Cameras
  • Fujinon XA20SX8.5brm lens w/lens control kit (standard)
  • Optional lens available per request
  • 1 – model 300 Studioplus Kit per Camera
  • 100 Meter RCU cable per camera
  • AJ-RC10G RCU per camera
  • BT-LH910  9” HD/SDI camera monitor w/built in waveform and vectorscope
  • Cartoni Gamma Tripods
  • Intercom System

 

 

Panasonic P2 AG-HPX500

The AG-HPX500 P2 HD shoulder-mount camcorder delivers a unique combination of high-end features including production-quality 2/3″ progressive 3-CCDs, DVCPRO HD quality, multiple HD and SD formats,. In addition, the HPX500 offers the benefits of P2 solid state recording including ultra-fast IT workflow and the reliability of no-moving-parts. The HPX500 features a high-performance digital signal processor (DSP) that handles HD/SD format conversion simultaneously, ensuring spectacular images in all video formats for applications ranging from news acquisition, independent filmmaking, corporate video, sports and much more. To give your productions tremendous flexibility, the HPX500 records in over 32 HD and SD formats. The camcorder records on re-usable, removable P2 cards.

  • Records in 1080/60i, 50i, 30p, 25p and 24p; in 720/60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, and 24p; and in DVCPRO50, DVCPRO and DV
  • Excellent low-light performance and a high sensitivity of F10
  • Variable frame rates in 11 steps between 12p and 60p allows undercranking/overcranking for fast- or slow-motion effects
  • Key interfaces include IEEE 1394, USB 2.0, HD SDI/SDI, genlock, built-in SMPTE time code, independent TC-IN/TC-OUT terminals, composite video, analog component and four audio XLR inputs
  • 4-position Neural Density filter
  • 3.5″ color LCD screen (with image flip function) located at rear of the camera

 

 

Sony HXR-NX5U HD Hand-held Camcorder

The HXR-NX5U camcorder is a tapeless memory camcorder. Providing an ideal balance of power and performance, this camcorder offers long duration recording – with dual memory slots – on affordable consumer memory cards.  In any format, breathtaking picture quality is assured with proven features such as a state-of-the-art G Lens and three Exmor CMOS sensors with a ClearVid array. Features include:

  • Three, 1/3-inch High Definition Exmor sensors.
  • Linear 16-bit 48KHz PCM or Dolby AC3 audio recording.
  • Wide angle 20x Sony G-Lens captures fine detail and image texture; even on the corners of the image.
  • 10-bit 4:2:2HD SD-SDI & HDMI outputs.
  • (2) XLR 3-pin (female) inputs, line/mic/mic +48 V selectable

 

 

Panasonic AV-HS410 HD Switcher

The HS410 is designed to be a user-friendly, feature packed, production switcher. The interface is distinguished by the 7” WVGA  color LCD monitor that, in addition to displaying settings and menus, can show real time input and output video, waveform readings or the Multiviewer display.  The switcher’s simple panel layout features dedicated buttons for many common functions. The HS410 has eight HD-SDI innputs, one scaleable HD DVI-D input,  five HD-SDI outputs, and one DVI-D output. Four Aux busses are provided to enable versatile production workflow, with mix transitions available on AUX1. Dual PinP (with transition memories), one DSK, and an upstream keyer with 3D flying key and Primatte® Chroma key capabilities. Numerous high-quality 3D and 2D effects are available for transitions for both background and key.

 

 

Sony DFS-700

The DFS-700 is an ideally proportioned, easy-to-operate switcher that incorporates digital multi effects. Offering the precision of full component digital processing, all the creativity of hundreds of preset special effects, and the flexibility of 16:9 or 4:3 operation. The DFS-700 accomodates a wide range of signal input/ output requirements. DFS-700 is well suited for a wide range of applications including Post Production, EFP/ENG, Live Production and Sports.

 

 

Additional Equipment:

  • Sony DXC D-30 Studio Cameras (optional studio config kits available)
  • Sony Betacam Player/Recorders
  • Sony DSR-1800 DVCAM studio player/recorder
  • Cartoni Alpha and Gamma fluid head tripods
  • Canon GL2 handheld Mini-DV camcorder
  • Scan Converters and format converters
  • DVD burners and duplicators