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Sony Venice Wireless Camera Control
VENICE is a cinema camera created by and for the cinematographer. It’s equipped with a newly developed full-frame 6K sensor meeting the needs of the film industry in pushing the boundaries of large format image capture with exceptional picture quality. With an exceptional 15+ stops of latitude it can deliver phenomenal images in conditions from searing sunlight to almost no light. VENICE’s real-world performance also excels at High Dynamic Range imaging and allows unprecedented creative freedom in grading. The unit supports control from an RM/RCP panels. When connected, ITU-R Rec. 2020 color space and HLG are selectable and adjustment of various paint parameters is supported.
The Maxwell z24 system supports wireless control of Venice using Sony RM/RCP panels including the RCP-1500 and RM-B1700. Seamless bidirectional control means that all available features can be controlled and camera parameters monitored in real time. This means that the cameras can be controlled and monitored wirelessly from video village. In live production environments Venice can be controlled in the same way as other Sony Broadcast cameras.
There are no licensing requirements for the radio operation as it utilises robust Frequency Hopping technology in the 2.4GHz ISM band. For live production, Red and Green Tally signals are supported on the control panel and using external tally lights connected to the Maxwell camera interface.
See how the system works on the following link vimeo.com/92186973