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Marshall targets broadcasters with new 4k compact camera

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Marshall Electronics will showcase the Marshall CV420-CS, a new compact true 4K camera, at IBC2018.

Built around a 12.4-Megapixel, 1/1.7-inch sensor, the Marshall CV420-CS delivers clear 4096x2160p video with vibrant colours and fast frame rates.

The Marshall CV420-CS has outputs of 12G/6G/3G/HD-SDI and HDMI 2.0, and it has a Varifocal or Fixed CS/C lens mount capability with DC Auto-Iris plug-in for custom lens adaptions.

The CV420-CS offers the following resolution modes and frame rate settings (industry standard for US broadcast, PAL, NTSC and cinematic 24 fps:

  • True 4K (4096x2160p) at 50, 59.94, 60, 25, 29.97, 30, and 24 fps
  • UHD (3840x2160p) at 50, 59.94, 60, 25, 29.97, 30, and 24 fps
  • Interlaced HD (1920x1080i) at 50, 59.94, and 60 fps
  • Progressive HD (1080p and 720p) at 50, 59.94, 25, 29.97, and 24 fps

Remote control for the CV420-CS is operated by RS485 (Visca) or OSD menu joystick, and a wide range of picture adjustment settings are available such as Paint (Red/Blue), White Balance, Gain, Pedestal (blacks), Gamma, Shutter and more. The CV420-CS can capture detailed shots while maintaining a discrete presence and can be used as a fixed "e-PTZ" camera, where select windows of the image can be zoomed and panned within the frame.

"Releasing an affordable true 4096 x 2160p camera further expands our reach to cinematic and film production," said Tod Musgrave, director of cameras at Marshall. "Additionally, we were able to cater to our broadcast customers with the addition of 24fps, which has been requested for some time now."

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