HXC-100 Camera System Vision Control

Learn how to operate, set up and adjust the vision control of Sony's HXC-100 HD Camera System

Price per delegate: €475

Duration: 1 day

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What will you learn

You will learn how to set up and control an HXC-100 series high definition camera system chain, including the HXC-100 camera and the HXCU-100 control unit with the HDCU-FP1 control panel, and associated components. The course will show you how to set the camera and control unit up through the controls and menus and how to monitor one or more camera feeds. While the course concentrates on the control unit and the other control room components, you will also learn how the camera and camera operator contribute to the system.

Who should attend

This course is intended for vision engineers and technicians who want to use an HXC-100 series camera system. This course is equally valid for vision engineers wanting to only understand the aesthetics of image control, as it is for engineers and technicians wanting a more technical understanding of the control end of this camera chain. Previous experience in operating broadcast equipment and broadcast technology is expected. Previous experience in professional standard definition studio camera chains is useful.

Course contents

An overview of high definition

The course starts with describing the essentials of high definition video.

System and accessories overview

This part of the course provides an overview of the HXC-100 camera system and associated accessories.

Essential camera operation

The CA342 : HXC-100 Camera System Operation course offers a detailed explanation the operation of the HXC-100 camera. This part of the course offers an essential understanding for vision engineers what happens at “the other end of the cable”.

HXCU connection and control

This part of the course studies the HXCU-100 connectors, controls and indicators, and explains how to use them correctly.

The HXCU status display and menu system

This part of the course provides an overview of the control panel’s status display and menus, explaining what each display item and menu does and when it should be used.

RCP operation

This part of the course explains how to control an RCP-700 or RCP-900 remote control panel.

MSU operation

Although MSU operation is limited when using the HXC-100 camera system, this part of the course explains what can be controlled when an MSU-900 or MSU-950 is connected.

Working with HD

The final part of the course covers hints and tips on working with high definition video.


Courses can be run at various locations. Courses must have a minimum number of attendees in order to run. To discuss the exact location and times available please click ‘Enquire Now’ at the top of the page.