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6 Video Cameras to Consider for Sanctuary Use

Six Video Cameras to Consider for Sanctuary Use

Sony SRG-300SE 
The SRG-300SE is Sony’s first 3G-SDI and Live IP streaming PTZ camera.  The camera combines full HD video and ease of use at an affordable price and features full HD (1080/60p) imaging, a 30x optical zoom/12x digital zoom, built-in IP control and a 65-degree viewing angle.  Houses of worship large and small frequently broadcast their services to engaged audiences around the country, and the SRG-300SE easily enables a hassle-free live stream and can record for on-demand viewing, an essential to this segment.
MSRP: $3,849
(201) 930-1000

Blackmagic Design Micro Studio Camera 4K
The Blackmagic Micro Studio Camera 4K is an incredibly tiny Ultra HD studio camera that’s designed for live production. It’s a full Ultra HD resolution camera that can be used in HD and Ultra HD video formats and can be fully controlled from the switcher via the SDI control protocol. It includes powerful features such as a built-in color corrector, talkback, tally indicator, PTZ control output, built-in microphones, backup battery, an adaptable MFT lens mount and B4 lens control output. It’s ideal for live production whether you’re broadcasting live, doing IMAG or recording for use later.
MSRP: $1,295
(408) 954-0500

Canon XF205 Video Camera
The XF205 Professional Camcorder features a wide-angle 26.8 mm (35mm film equivalent) 20x optical zoom lens with Hi-UD glass lens elements for compact size and reduced chromatic aberrations, compared to prior models. The lens is also equipped with an eight-bladed circular aperture that employs the same EMD technology used in Canon EF lenses and creates natural, attractive blur characteristics. The XF205 utilizes the industry-standard 3G-SDI and HD-SDI output terminals in addition to genlock in/SMPTE time code (in/out) terminals. The camcorder provides advanced operability and expanded network connectivity, satisfying a wide range of professional shooting demands for the production of high-definition content.
MSRP: $3,999
(800) 652-2666

JVC GY-HM600 is a next-generation handheld ProHD camera 
JVC GY-HM600 delivers exceptional imagery and features for news, sports, and independent production. Light, versatile and easy to use, this camera is designed for fast paced ENG—offering low light performance, a long (23x) wide angle zoom lens, and expanded file interoperability from acquisition to air.
1/3-inch 12-bit CMOS sensors (1920 x 1080 x 3), F11 Sensitivity, 23x Fujinon Auto focus zoom lens with manual functions, F1.6-3.0, 23x, f=4.1-94.3mm (35mm conversion:29 to 667mm),Optical image stabilizer
MSRP: Please call JVC for pricing.
(800) 582-5825

Ikegami HC-HD300 Video Camera
The Ikegami HC-HD300 is a highly flexible, docking style camera that represents Ikegami’s most affordable HD studio camera system. It features a newly-developed 1/3-inch 3-CMOS optical block design, in keeping with the outstanding imagery and same rugged construction of the broadcast-ready Unicam HD line. Ideal for houses of worship as well as broadcast TV stations, educational and corporate applications, the highly versatile Ikegami HC-HD300 also works in conjunction with a camera control system consisting of the FA-300 Fiber Adapter and BSF-300 Base Station, utilizing optical CON DUO connectors for its fiber and power camera cable connection.
MSRP: Please call Ikegami for pricing
(859) 333-4636

Panasonic AW-HE40 Video Camera
The AW-HE40 line of cost-effective, integrated full HD PTZ cameras has advanced features including 30X Optical Zoom, Power over Ethernet+ (POE+), Full HD Streaming, Internal microSD Card recording, and much more. The AW-HE40 pan/tilt/zoom camera incorporates newly-developed 1/2.3-type full HD MOS sensors and Digital Signal Processors (DSP) for high sensitivity, high resolution, and superior video capture. The HE40 camera is designed to produce great results in a variety of applications that require high-quality video and precise control—such as event capture, IMAG, web streaming, and many more.
MSRP: $4,150
(877) 803-8492

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