IO Industries Launches Compact 4K Camera at IBC 2014


Last Updated: September 12, 2014 10:43 am GMT
(Amsterdam, IBC 2014--September 12, 2014) IO Industries Inc. announces that their new 4KSDI camera will be shown at IBC 2014, in Hall 11, Stand D67. The 4KSDI is a single-piece 4K/UHD camera head with 3G/HD-SDI outputs for connection to separate recorders and monitors. It features a Super-35mm global shutter sensor, interchangeable lens mount, and multiple output formats to support various applications. Designed for use in professional broadcast and production environments, it also suits remote video applications with unmanned aerial or underwater vehicles.

The new IO Industries compact 4KSDI 4K camera. Copyright © 2014 IO Industries Inc. All rights reserved

The 4KSDI is the first 4K camera designed to get the tight shots in difficult locations that are otherwise impossible with larger camera systems. Despite its size, this small form factor camera delivers the same image quality demanded by professionals. Flexible lens mount options including PL, Nikon F and Canon EF, allow familiar lenses to be used, while an integrated Optical Low Pass Filter helps remove moiré artefacts.

With four 3G/HD-SDI outputs, connection to peripheral devices is made easy. Depending on the output format, either two or four cables are needed to connect the 4KSDI to a growing selection of 4K/UHD field recorders, monitors, and live production switchers. For multi-camera configurations, either stereoscopic or panoramic, precise camera synchronization is possible using a tri-level sync reference.

Features of the 4KSDI include:
  • 4K global shutter CMOS sensor, APS-C / Super-35mm size (22.5mm x 11.88mm)

  • DCI 4K 4096x2160 and UHD (3840x2160) output formats

  • 10-bit 4:2:2/RAW up to 60p, 10-bit 4:4:4 up to 30p

  • Multiple lens mount options (PL, Nikon F, Canon EF)

  • Remote settings control with RS485 serial interface or handheld remote control and on-screen menu

  • Tri-level sync input for multi-camera synchronization

  • Small size: 90x90x60mm, approx. 730g (not including lens mount)

Visitors to IBC 2014 will have a chance to see this new camera on display for the first time, in Hall 11, Stand D67.

About IO Industries:

IO Industries Inc. ( designs cutting-edge digital video equipment including small form factor cameras and uncompressed digital video recorders. Since 1991 we have focused on providing our customers with high performance and high quality solutions for all types of digital video applications. Our products are proudly designed and built in Canada, at our headquarters in London, Ontario.


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