Sony HXC-FB80

Make: Sony

Model: HXC-FB80

Short Description: Studio Camera System

Main Description:

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.

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.

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