Sony XDCA-55 HD Camera Adapter

Sony XDCA-55 HD Camera Adapter

Sony XDCA-55 HD Camera Adapter

B&H # SOXDCA55 MFR # XDCA-55
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Product Highlights

  • For PMW-350, PMW-320, & PMW-500
  • Transmits Uncompressed HD Signals
  • Works with XDCU-50 Extension Unit
  • 328 ft (100m) Range

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  • 1Description

The XDCA-55 HD Camera Adapter is a key component of Sony's Camera Extension System. Connecting to the camcorder via an optional 50-pin connector, the XDCA-55 works with an XDCU-50 Camera Extension Unit (also not included) to support bi-directional transmission of uncompressed HD digital signals up to 328 ft (100m). When combined with one of Sony's compatible camera remote controllers (optional), the system can remotely control a wide range of camera functions. This lets you use the camcorder on its own or in a multi-camera setup, offering both affordability and maximum versatility.

Note: The XDCA-55 connects to the XDCU-50 via two BNC cables (not supplied). A CCZ-A cable (up to 328 ft) is also required from the XDCU-50 to supply power to the XDCA-55.

High-quality camera pictures are transmitted without degradation via digital signals.
The maximum cable length is 328 feet (100m) between the camera adapter and the XDCU-50.
Cabling is simplified as the signals for camera control, intercom, tally, and timecode are embedded in the digital signal; only a pair of BNC cables and a single CCZ-A Cable for the power supply are required between the camera adapter and the XDCU-50.
The system is suitable for both HD and SD operation. Since the XDCU-50 has a downconverter function, when the camcorder is in HD mode, SD signals in Squeeze, Letterbox, or Edge Crop mode are available at the XDCU-50 along with HD-SDI from the XDCA-55.
In the Box
Sony XDCA-55 HD Camera Adapter
  • Cable Clamp Belt
  • 4 x Brackets & Screws
  • Belt Bracket & Screws
  • CD-ROM
  • Operating Instructions
  • 1 Year Parts & Labor Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Compatibility PMW-320, PMW-350 (with CBK-CE01)
    PMW-500 (with CBK-HD02)
    Connectors CEU: BNC (x1 Input, x1 Output)
    CEU: CCZ 26-pin (x1)
    Camera Connector: 50-pin (x1)
    Monitor (SDI): BNC (x1 Output)
    Intercom: 5-pin XLR (x1)
    AUX: 15-pin D-Sub (x1)
    Camcorder Power: 5-pin (x1)
    DC Out: 4-pin XLR
    Power Requirements 13VDC
    Power Consumption 4W (approx.)
    Operating Temperature -23° to 104°F (-5° to 40°C)
    Dimensions (WxHxD) 4 x 7.1 x 4.6" (10.1 x 18 x 11.6 cm)
    Weight 2.2 lbs (1kg)
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 11.0 x 8.5 x 7.2"

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