Ikegami choses NAB 2024 to showcase its broadcast production cameras and monitors

Ikegami USA is gearing up to unveil its latest lineup of  broadcast quality camera systems and monitoring equipment at the upcoming NAB Show from April 14th to 17th, 2024, at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The exhibition, located at booth C3819 in the Central Hall, will feature a diverse array of Ikegami’s products, including the UHK-X600, UHK-X700, UHK-X750, HDK-99, UHL-43, and UHL-F4000 cameras, along with a comprehensive range of monitors.

Alan Keil, Vice President and Director of Engineering at Ikegami Electronics (USA), Inc., underscores the company’s focus on advancing to 2160p 4K-UHD as the global standard for high-value television content production. “Our latest-generation Ikegami solutions offer a cost-effective means to incorporate new tools or meet evolving standards, such as higher resolution, high dynamic range, wide color gamut, high frame-rate production, and the transition from SDI to SDI/IP hybrid or full IP connectivity,” says Keil. He hints at a major product launch slated to be announced at or just before the show, urging attendees to stay tuned for updates.

Among the highlights at the exhibition is the Ikegami UHK-X600, a studio/portable camera boasting three 2/3-inch oversampling UHD CMOS sensors, delivering high image quality with minimal aliasing. This model supports Hybrid Log Gamma HDR and offers the flexibility to select between BT.2020 and BT.709 chroma spaces. Its compact design, weighing just over 11 pounds, makes it ideal for pedestal, tripod, or shoulder operation, with optional features including high frame rate capture and 4K processing.

The Ikegami UHK-X700, an UHD studio/portable camera, combines signal quality with versatile connectivity options. Featuring three 2/3-inch CMOS UHD sensors and global shutter technology, this camera ensures artifact-free imaging. With support for HDR/SDR and BT.2020/BT.709 chroma spaces, along with optional high frame rate shooting and SMPTE ST 2110-compliant IP interface, this camera offers versatility and performance as company signals.

Also on display is the Ikegami HDK-99, a docking-style camera system catering to both portable and studio applications. Equipped with three 2.6 megapixel CMOS image sensors, this model delivers stunning HDR imagery at 1920 x 1080 resolution, with support for processed 4K output. Its features include noise reduction, lens aberration correction, and Quick EZ Focus Assist.

In addition to its camera lineup, Ikegami will showcase its range of broadcast production monitors, including 4K/HD models such as the HQLM-3125X, HQLM-3120W, HQLM-1720WR, and HD models like the HLM-2460W, HLM-1760WR, and HLM-960WR.


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