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  • SONY J-H3 HDCAM Compact desk Player w/TC

J-H3 (Used)


J-H3 (Used) HDCAM Compact desk Player w/TC

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Exc VAT Price £1,750.00
Inc VAT Price £2,100.00
Cat no. U4446262-T10106



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J-H3 (Used)

Machine Hours:-

Drum - 1898
Tape - 1605
Operation - 5417
Thread - 3913


1 x widget
2 x Cable

The J-H3 is a cost effective solution for HDCAM tape viewing, logging, and off-line editing applications. The unit offers computer display output for viewing of HDCAM tapes at XGA resolution on computer screens and projectors, optional i.LINK interface, and multi field/frame rate operation. As a member of the CineAlta product family, the J-H3 supports 24P playback operation, and is equipped with HD and SD serial digital interfaces for high quality monitoring and work tape copying. The unit also supports both large and small size HDCAM cassettes.

Component analog video outputs via 3 x BNC connectors
Internal SD downconverter
SDI and HD-SDI connectors
Computer display interface for analog RGB at XGA resolution
Optional i.LINK interface (HKJ-101)
24P playback capability
NTSC/PAL compatible
Internal 3:2 pulldown engine
RS-422 control
Timecode output
Tele-File support
Can be operated in both a horizontal or vertical position.

Analog Audio Response Specifications


Distortion Less than 0.1%(at 1 kHz/-20 dBFS, emphasis ON)
Dynamic Range More than 85 dB (at 1 kHz, emphasis ON)
Frequency Response 20 Hz to 20 kHz + 1.0 dB/-1.5 dB
K Factor (2T Pulse) 1.0% or less
Output Level XLR: +4±0.5 dBm, -20 dBFS, 600 O terminated
PIN: +10±0.5 dBu, -20 dBFS, 47 k O terminated
S/N Ratio 56 dB or more
Wow & Flutter Below measurable level
Y/C Delay 20 nsec or less

Cue Audio Response Specifications


Distortion Less than 2% (THD at 1kHz, reference level)
S/N Ratio More than 43.5 dB (3% distortion level)
Sampling Frequency 100 Hz to 10 kHz ±3.0 dB
Wow & Flutter Less than 0.18%

General Specifications


Dimensions (W x H x D) 307 x 100 x 397 x mm (12 1/8 x 4 x 15 3/4 inches)
Fast Forward/Rewind Time Approx.6 min with BCT-124HD
Headphone Output JM-60 stereo phone jack 8-to -12 dBu at 8 O, unbalanced
Jog Mode Still to ± 1 times normal speed playback
Operating Humidity 25 % to 80% {relative humidity}
Operating Temperature + 5 C to +40 C <+41F to + 104 F)
Playback Time 125 min (29.97 Hz, with BCT-124HDL)
149 min (25Hz, with BCT-124HDL)
155 min (24 Hz, with BCT - 124HDL)
Power Consumption 60W
Power Requirements AC 100 V to 240 V 50/60 Hz
Remote Control RS-232C:
D-sub 9 pin male (x 1)
D-sub 9 pin female (x 1), Sony 9 pin remote interface
Search Speed (Shuttle Mode) Still to ±21 times normal speed playback
Servo Lock Time 1 sec or less (from standby on)
Storage Temperature -20 C to + 60 C (-4 F to + 140F)
Tape Speed HDCAM/96.7 mm's (29.97 Hz), 80.7 mm's (25 Hz)
Weight 7.5 kg (16 lb 9 oz)

HD/Analog Response Specifications


Bandwidth Y:0 to 20 MHz + 1.0 dB/ -3.0 dB, Pb/Pr: 0 to 7 MHz + 1.0 dB/-3.0 dB
Output Level Y: 700 mV (±5 %), Pb/Pr: 700 mV (±5%), Sync signal: 300mV (±5%)
S/N Ratio 56 dB or more
Wireless Remote BIRCS

Input/Output Specifications


Analog HD Video BNC (x 3) Y: 0.7 vp-p Pb/Pr: +/- 0.7vp-p 75O
Analog SD Video BNC (x 1) Pin jack (x 1), 1.0 Vp-p 75 O
EIAI RC-5237 connector, EIAJ CP-4120 standard
Audio Monitoring Pin jack (x 2): -10 dBu at 47kO load, unbalanced
XLR (male x 2) + 4 dBM, 600 O load, low impedance, balanced
Computer Display D-sub 15 pin, XGA (1024 x 768 dots), RGB, 0.7 V
Digital HD Video BNC x 1, SMPTE-292M
Digital SD Video BNC x 1, SMPTE-259M
Headphone Output JM-60 stereo phone jack 8-to -12 dBu at 8 O, unbalanced
Time Code Input BNC x 1, SMPTE 12M
i.Link (Optional) IEEE1394

SD Composite Response Specifications


Bandwidth 0.5 TO 5.75 MHz + 0.5 dB/-30 dB
H-Frequency 48.4 kHz
Output Level Y: 59.94i (±5 %), 714 mV (±5%), 50i: 700 mV (±5 %)
Sync: 59.94i, 286 mV(±5 %), 50i: 300 mV (±5 %)
Burst: 59.94i, 286 mV(±5 %), 50i: 300 mV (±5 %)
Refresh/Rate 60 Hz

XGA Analog Response Specifications


Output Impedance Y, Pb, PR: 75 O (±5%)
Output Level R: 700 mV (±5%), G: 700 mV (±5%). B: 700 mV (± 5%)
Video Resolution XGA
Y/C Delay Y, Pb, PR: 15 nsec or less
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HDCAM Compact desk Player w/TC/SDI/RS422



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