LDX C86N Compact 4K
Native 4K UHD/3G/HD Compact Single-speed Upgradeable Camera
The LDX C86N 4K offers all the production formats of the LDX 86N 4K (HD/PsF/3G/4K UHD). With the addition of BT.2020 wide color gamut support and optional HDR support, the LDX C86N 4K provides an outstanding solution for all HD/3G/4K UHD applications, with native acquisition in all formats.


Power: Approx. 45W (typical, depends on operational mode) 

Temperature range: -20° to +45° C (-4° to 113° F) (operating) 

Water protection: Compliant to IPX0 

Weight: approx. 2.5 kg (5.1 lbs.) 

Dimensions (approx.): 

  • Width: 113 mm (4.45 in.) 
  • Depth: 156 mm (6.14 in.) 
  • Height: 140 mm (5.51 in.) 


Pick-up device: 3x 2/3" 4K XensiumHAWK CMOS imagers with DPMUltra 

Picture elements: 3840x2160 

Smear: no vertical smear 

Shutter: no mechanical shutter 

Optical system: F1.4 prism 

Lens mount: 2/3" Bayonet type 

Optical filter wheels: 2x motorized wheels 

Optical filters on first wheel: clear, 1/4 ND, 1/16 ND, 1/64 ND 

Optical filters on second wheel: clear, 4P-star, 5µ OLPF, cap-filter 

Electronic color correction: 3200°K, 5600°K, 7500°K, FL, 2 AWB presets, Var, continuous auto white 

Video Modes 

LDX C86N Compact 4K switchable: 3840x2160p50/59.94, 1080p50/59.94, 1080PsF23.98/24/25/29.97, 1080i50/59.94 & 720p50/59.94

Sensitivity at 2000 lux: 

  • F12 (1080i50, 720p50 & 1080p50) 
  • F11 (1080i59.94, 720p59.94 & 1080p59.94) 
  • F18 (1080PsF23.98/24/25) 
  • F16 (1080PsF29.97) 
  • F8.7 to F4.3 (3840x2160p50)* 
  • F8 to F4 (3840x2160p59.94)* 

Notes: All figures are valid for operation in native acquisition modes. 

Not all formats will be supported from initial product launch.

S/N ratio: 60 dB typical 

Aspect ratio: 16:9 

Modulation depth: 60% (typical) at 800 TV lines (27 MHz) in 1080i50/59.94 & 720p50/59.94 modes 

Digital resolution: Floating point A/D conversion with 16-bit performance and with 34-bit processing in RGB 

Gain selection: -6 dB to +12 dB in 3 db steps (user-definable presets) or continuous master gain 


Lens iris connector: 12-pin female Hirose (front) 

Lens zoom/focus connector: 12-pin male Hirose (front) 

USB: GV-eLicense, scene files, service 

HDMI: viewing 

Ethernet RJ-45: C2IP camera control 

Tally control/RS-232/RS-422/Private data: D-connector– 15 pin 

4x 2SI 3G HD-SDI output: BNC 0.8 Vp-p, 75Ω   

HD-SDI “combined live” output: BNC 0.8 Vp-p, 75Ω, SMPTE ST 292, 424/425 

Genlock input: BNC CVBS/BB/tri-level 

Power input: XLR-4 male (10.5-17 VDC) 

Control Buttons and LED Indications 

  • PickMe 
  • Menu control: menu select, rotary control 
  • Color bar button 
  • Info button 
  • Filter wheel selection 
  • Standard file recall 
  • 2 user-assignable buttons 
  • 2-digit display: power on, camera number 
  • Tally LEDs: on-air, ISO, call 

Note: LDX C86N Compact WorldCam is upgradable to LDX C86N Compact 4K. 

* Specifications depend on the selected sensitivity mode. 

LDX C86N 4K 

LDX C86N Compact native 3840x2160/1920x1080 camera head with DPMUltra, supporting switchable 1080i, 720p, PsF and 1080p formats 


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