Sony HDC-1700



Multi format HD portable system camera


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Portable system camera with 16-bit A/D conversion and fibre transmission
The HDC-1700 dual-format HD system camera is equipped with sophisticated three-chip 2/3-inch Power HAD FX CCD image sensors and the latest 16-bit A/D converter to provide superior picture quality. The HDC-1700 supports HD and SD signal formats including 1080/50i, 1080/59.94i, 720/50p, and 720/59.94p. For flexibility, there are many HDC Series accessories that can be utilised, such as optional HD viewfinders and large lens adaptors. The HDC-1700 is a truly cost-effective camera that also delivers genuine user-friendliness.


  • Superb image quality with cutting-edge technologies
  • Adaptive Matrix function
  • Auto Lens Chromatic Aberration Compensation (ALAC-2)
  • Optional accessories expand usage
  • Spirit level
  • HDLA large lens adaptor maximises operability
  • 1.5 Gbps Optical fibre transmission
  • HDCU-1700 Camera Control Unit (CCU)


Weight 4.5 kg (9 lb 15 oz)
Sensitivity F10 (1080/59.94i mode), F11 (1080/50i mode) (at 2000 lx, 89.9% reflectance)
Storage Temperature -20
Operating Temperature -20
Signal Level 1080/50i, 1080/59.94i, 720/50p, 720/59.94p 1080/23.98p*, 1080/24p*, 1080/25p, 1080/29.97p
Pick-up Pattern 3-chip 2/3-inch type Progressive CCD
Power requirement 240 V AC, 1.4 A (max.), 180 V DC, 1.0 A (max.), 12 V DC, 7 A (max.)
Signal-to-Noise Ratio Typical -60 dB
Pixel Resolution 1920 x 1080 (H x V)

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