The best cameras at IBC2022 | Industry trends


Dreamchip AtomOne

Dream Chip has showcased upgrades to the AtomOne miniature camera range, including integration with Broadcast Solutions’ meshLink IP-based wireless system. The addition of meshLink means that the tiny AtomOne SSM500 HD 500fps camera now claims to be “the most flexible, agile and adaptable miniature camera on the market”. Learn more.

Sony FR7 – The World’s First Cinematic PTZ

Sony’s new FR7 Cinema Line PTZ also makes a big claim: being the world’s first pan/tilt/zoom camera that combines a full-frame image sensor, interchangeable lenses and remote shooting functionality, opening up PTZ use to those looking for a cinematic look.

The FR7 features a large-format sensor and can be fitted with E-mount lenses, which “allows users to create a shallow depth of field for a more creative look,” said Olivier Bovis, Sony’s Head of Media Solutions, Europe. Read the details here.

Media Edge QDCam

The compact 690g camera has an 8.8MP CMOS sensor and can record up to 240 frames per second in HD, or deliver UHD at 50 or 60 fps, or 4K DCI (4096×2160) at 24p. It has an optical transmission option for using SMTPE fiber cable, making it easy to fit into OB production workflows. Find out more.

Ikegami UHK-X700

The Ikegami UHK-X700 combines high signal quality with versatile connectivity. It supports HFR recording for slow-motion and can be mounted on a pedestal or tripod or operated over the shoulder. The front consists of three 2/3-inch CMOS UHD sensors with a global shutter to minimize artifacts when shooting LED screens or scenes lit with flash or strobe lighting.

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RED V-Raptor XL 8K VV Camera

The V-Raptor XL (above) features Red’s flagship V-Raptor 8K VV and 6K S35 multi-format sensor in an XL camera body. The multi-format sensor can record 8K wide-format or 6K S35 images, allowing users to capture more than 4K, even when paired with S35 lenses. The sensor offers the highest recorded dynamic range and the cleanest shadow performance of any Red camera, capturing up to 600 fps at 2K. Get more information here.

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K G2

The G2 replaces the original BMPCC 6K and adds features previously only found on the 6K Pro model. It features a larger Super 35 sensor that allows you to shoot with a shallow depth of field and anamorphic lenses. It also incorporates the latest Blackmagic Generation 5 color science and retains the previous model’s 13 stops of dynamic range, dual native ISO and EF lens mount. Find out more.

Grass Valley LDX 135

The LDX 135 is a new camera at a lower entry-level price for operators who want all the features of Grass Valley’s LDX 150, except for the 3x high-speed option. The LDX 135 has all the features of its sister unit, including options for UHD, HDR and field replaceable SFP/QSFP connections. This all-in-one camera based on SMPTE ST2110 does not require a separate base station, so shipping is limited and installation is as simple as plugging in an IP connection.


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