Sony HDC-4300 4K/UHD Fiber Studio Camera

This camera can handle 4K,HD and super slow motion. The HDC-4300’s real 4K imagers capture at four times the resolution of HD. In HD shooting, this can be used to achieve extreme high-speed image capture at a maximum of 479.52/400 fps. In 4K shooting, a maximum of 119.88/100 fps can be achieved.

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Sony HDC-4300 4K/UHD Fiber Studio Camera


Flexible, no-compromise production in 4K and HD

The HDC-4300 puts you in total control of your content. For the first time, one camera platform is all you need to handle 4K, HD and super slow motion – helping you generate maximum returns on today’s production budgets.

Delivering uncompromised image quality, the HDC-4300 integrates seamlessly with HD infrastructures and accessories as well as the world’s most advanced 4K live production workflows. Optional software upgrades let you add amazing HD 8x super slow motion and 4K image capture to standard HD outputs. All the flexibility and control you demand are right there in a single high-performance platform.

Seamless integration with existing workflows

The HDC-4300 joins Sony’s widely acclaimed HDC Series family of live production solutions. Operation is reassuringly familiar to operators and cameramen, so you’re up and running faster without expensive re-training.

The HDC-4300 is fully compatible with a wide range of existing products and workflows, including viewfinders, large lens adaptors and camera control units. There’s no need for investment in additional accessories, keeping costs and inventory down.

Amazing colour and imagery with next-generation innovation

Featured in the HDC-4300, cutting-edge Sony technological innovation and unparalleled hands-on live production experience are crystallised in the design of the world’s first three 2/3-inch 4K imaging device. This advanced optical system supports the next-generation ITU-R BT.2020 colour gamut, enabling more precise colour reproduction in live broadcasts. You’ll see the difference with vibrant, true-to-life images that make viewers feel as if they’re actually there.

Sony HDC-4300 4K/UHD Fiber Studio Camera



Power requirements  AC 240 V, 1.4 A (max.), DC 180 V, 1.0 A (max.), DC 12 V, 7 A (max.)
Operating temperature  -20°C to +45°C (-4°F to +113°F)
Storage temperature  -20°C to +60°C (-4°F to +140°F)
Mass  Approx. 5.0 kg (11 lb 0.37 oz) (unit only)

Camera section

Pickup device  3-chip 2/3-inch type CMOS
Spectrum system  F1.4 prism
Built-in filters    ND: 1 : CLEAR, 2:1/4ND, 3:1/8ND, 4:1/16ND, 5:1/64ND  / CC: A : CROSS, B:3200K, C:4300K, D:6300K
Sensitivity  F8.0 (2000 lx, 89.9% reflection)
Signal-to-noise ratio  -62 dB (HD/59.94i)
Horizontal resolution  2000 TV lines (at center) in 4K, 5% or higher modulation

Input/output connectors

BPU  Optical/electrical multi-connector (1)
Audio input (CH1, CH2)

  • XLR-type 3-pin, female (1 each)
  • For MIC: -60 dBu (can be set to a value up to –20 dBu using the menu or from the HDCU2000/2500), balanced
  • For LINE: 0 dBu, balanced

Mic input  XLR-type 3-pin, female (x 1)
Return control  6-pin (x1)
Prompter/Genlock  BNC (x1), 1 Vp-p, 75 Ω
Prompter 2  BNC (x1), 1 Vp-p, 75 Ω
DC input  XLR-type 4-pin (x1), DC 10.5 V to 17 V
DC output

  • 4-pin (x1), DC 10.5 V to 17 V, 0.5 A (max.) 2-pin (x1), DC 10.5 V to 17 V, 2.5 A (max.)
  • (Limitations may apply, depending on the load and input conditions.)

Test out  BNC (x1)
SDI (1, 2)  BNC (1 each)
SDI Monitor  BNC (x1)
Earphone  Stereo mini jack (x1)
Tracker  10-pin (x1)
Crane  12-pin (x1)
Intercom (1, 2)  XLR-type 5-pin, female (1 each)
Remote  8-pin (x1)
Network trunk  RJ-45 8-pin (x1)
Lens  12-pin (x1)
Viewfinder  20-pin (x1)
USB  USB 2.0, Type A, 4-pin (x1)
Supplied accessories  Operation manual (1), Cable clamp belt (1set), Number plates (1set), Screws (+B3x8) (2)

Sony HDC-4300 4K/UHD Fiber Studio Camera