HDC-4000 Series 4K Studio Camera Operation

Learn how to operate, set up and use an HDC-4000 series 4K studio camera system

Price per delegate: €475

Duration: 1 day

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What will you learn

You will learn about 4K video and how to operate, set up and use an HDC-4000 series 4K studio camera system. Also covered, if required, is the HDLA-1507 large lens adapter, the HDC-4000 series large body camera and the viewfinder options.

Who should attend

This course is intended for cameramen and technicians who want to operate an HDC-4000 series 4K studio camera system. Previous experience in operating general broadcast products and broadcast technology is expected. Previous experience in operating professional high definition studio cameras is useful

Course contents

An overview of 4K and Ultra HD

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

HDC-4000 series cameras use a fibre ‘triax’ to connect to the system. Greater care must be taken with this cable than normal copper triax and this section covers guidance for reliable operation.

Controls, connections and basic operation

Explaining all the external controls and how to operate them correctly

The menu system

Providing an overview of the camera menus explaining the different modes of menu access what each menu does and when it should be used.

RCP operation

A comprehensive description of menus is not covered in this course. The HDC-4000 Series Vision Control course covers this. However, for those cameramen who on occasions need to operate the camera remote control (RCP-1000 series) a brief guide to important procedures in included. 

HDLA-1507 large lens adapter (optional)

This part of the course shows how to use the HDC‑1507 large lens adapter on an HDC-4000 series camera.

Shooting in HD

The final part of the course covers hints and tips regarding shooting in 4K or Ultra HD.



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.