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LDX C82 Compact WorldCam

Switchable 1080p/1080i/1080PsF/720p Advanced Imaging Compact Camera with Optional HDR

The LDX C82 Compact WorldCam is a revolutionary switchable format (1080p, 1080i, 1080PsF and 720p) live production compact camera — based on the revolutionary LDX 82 Series of cameras — built for business flexibility and operational excellence, with superior imaging, processing and performance. The LDX C82 Compact WorldCam enables 1080p productions that are normally impossible to cover without huge investments in additional lighting or without serious degradation of the image quality. With the addition of BT.2020 wide color gamut support and optional native HDR support, the LDX C82 Compact WorldCam...

FEATURES

 

  LDX Compact Elite (can be upgraded to LDX C82 Compact WorldCam) LDX Compact WorldCam (available as a software upgrade license only)
Imager Next-generation Xensium-FT
Sensitivity @ 2000 lux F12 typical (all 50 Hz modes) / F11 typical (all 59.94 Hz modes)
S/N ratio 62 dB (typical)
Increased sensitivity
Improved digital noise reduction
TrueTexture: texture is preserved throughout all processing parameters
Switchable video formats: 1080i50/59.94 and 720p50/59.94    
Switchable video formats: 1080PsF23.98/24/25/29.97 (artistic), 1080i50/59.94, 720p50/59.94  
Switchable video formats: 1080p50/59.94 (3G), 1080PsF23.98/24/25/29.97 (artistic), 1080i50/59.94, 720p50/59.94  
Optional RGB 4:4:4 1080i outputs
Effortless 1080p50/59.94 acquisition with no increased lighting requirement  
Suitability for 3D productions
Support of BT.2020 wide color gamut
Native HDR support using SMPTE ST 2084 and HLG Optional Optional
ArtTouch: smart coupling of video control functions
Perfect picture matching across the complete LDX Series as well as the LDK installed base
Camera head with easy access to control buttons, including the new PickMe button
CLASS: advanced electronic lens error correction
Standard secondary color corrector (two-color)    
Advanced secondary color corrector (up to six sets for color hue, saturation and luminance adjustment)
Compatible with C2IP control systems
Second motorized optical filter wheel with 4P-star and soft focus
Dynamic aperture correction
Dynamic contour equalizer
Power curve gamma control
Depth of field indicator



* Multiple licenses may be purchased to upgrade on a perpetual or 7-day term basis.
The B.O.W.L. (bunch of weekly licenses) licensing option allows users to preorder any number of 7-day licenses and activate them as needed.

SPECIFICATIONS

General

Power: Approx. 30W (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.)
Camera

Pick-up device: 3 x 2/3" Xensium-FT CMOS

Picture elements: 1920x1080

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, soft focus

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

Exposure: electronic exposure down to 1/1000 sec

Video Modes

LDX C82 Compact WorldCam switchable formats: 1080p50/59.94, 1080PsF23.98/24/25/29.97, 1080i50/59.94 & 720p50/59.94

Sensitivity at 2000 lux:

  • F12.0 (1080i50, 720p50 and 1080p50)
  • F11.0 (1080i59.94, 720p59.94 and 1080p59.94)
  • F18.0 (1080PsF23.98/24/25)
  • F16.0 (1080PsF29.97)


S/N ratio: 62 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

Horizontal resolution: >1,000 TV lines

Gain selection: -6 dB to +18 dB in 3 dB steps (user-definable presets) or continuous master gain

 

Connectivity

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 HD/3G SDI outputs: BNC 0.8 Vp-p, 75Ω, SMPTE ST 292, 424/425

HD-SDI monitoring video 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

Notes:
For the LDX Compact C82 WorldCam, a perpetual GV-eLicense for 10-bit RGB 4:4:4 outputs in 1080i is available.

OPTIONS INFORMATION

Perpetual license: Perpetual upgrade to the next camera in the range

HDR perpetual license: Perpetual license for the addition of true 15 F-stop HDR operation in all single speed formats for all LDX C82 Compact Series camera heads is available. (7-day HDR licenses are not available.)

7-day term license: 7-day (weekly) term upgrade to the next camera in the rangeThe unique GV-eLicense program from Grass Valley offers users the ultimate flexibility to initially invest in a camera that offers a minimum feature set and upgrade to a more advanced feature set when needed. It is a future-proof concept which helps to secure the investment in new technology and shifts CAPEX to OPEX.

Multiple licenses may be purchased to upgrade cameras. Multiple 7-day term licenses may be purchased for extended 7-day term upgrades. The B.O.W.L. licensing system provides a way to preorder any number of 7-day licenses and activate them whenever needed without having to place individual orders. No credit is given for the purchase of 7-day term licenses towards the purchase of a perpetual license.

ORDERING INFORMATION

LDX C82 WorldCam available as software upgrade only

DOCUMENTS & DOWNLOADS

DATASHEETS

LDX Series: 2020 Cameras, Transmission and Accessories Catalog/Datasheet

LDX 82 Series (HD/3G with optional HDR)

A unique line of advanced imaging cameras built around Xensium-FT CMOS imagers. These cameras have the highest sensitivity and image performance across different video formats, while offering a new level of business flexibility by using one hardware platform with a flexible GV-eLicense software upgrade implementation.

With the addition of BT.2020 wide color gamut support and optional HDR support, these cameras provide an outstanding solution for all HD/3G applications.

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