Press Release Detail


March 24, 2017

Ikegami installs its first HC-HD300 full resolution three CMOS sensor camera at HNN24x7 News in Dehradun, India

New Delhi, 19th January, 2017 – HNN24x7 News has finally decided to go for Ikegami HC-HD300 camera for their News production. It is a new regional channel headquartered at Dehradun to cover the daily news for Uttarakhand region. The customer has two number of studios and currently utilizing 3nos of HC-HD300 CMOS Studio HDTV Camera System in one of their studio. This requirement was routed through our authorized distributor as Agiv India Pvt. Ltd which is responsible for marketing & promoting Ikegami Broadcasting products in India.

Initially HNN24x7 News was considering small camcorders for their studio production requirement then after evaluating Ikegami HC-HD300 the customer found a huge difference in wide dynamic range and Better depth of field with the choice of 1/3rd inch professional lens. HC-HD300 is highly flexible & ready for the studio or field, docking style camera that represents Ikegami’s most affordable HD studio camera system. It features a newly-developed 2.5 million pixel 1/3-inch 3-CMOS optical block design, in keeping with the outstanding imagery and same rugged construction of the broadcast-ready Unicam HD line.

CMOS sensors are now meeting and exceeding the performance of CCDs in sensitivity, signal-to-noise ratio, and resolution. They continue to offer low power consumption, no vertical smear, and a high degree of format flexibility. With extensive ongoing research and development in this technology, the adoption of CMOS for broadcast camera use is now the trend.

Ideal for broadcast TV stations, as well as, educational, corporate and house of worship applications, the highly versatile Ikegami HC-HD300 also works in conjunction with a newly developed camera control system consisting of the FA-300 Fiber Adaptor and BSF-300 Base Station, utilizing OpticalCON DUO connectors for its fiber camera cable connection. This connector accepts either a mating OpticalCON Duo connector for SMPTE hybrid camera cable (maximum distance: 350m with 2″VF, 250m with 7″VF), or common optical LC connectors for duplex single-mode fiber cable (maximum distance: 10km). The system enables affordable and flexible integration for a variety of applications.

The lightweight and compact size (1.5RU) BSF-300 is easily integrated into any studio, mobile truck, or portable flypack. When using hybrid fiber camera cable, the base station provides power to the fiber adapter and the camera itself.

Other key features of the Ikegami HC-HD300 is a high performance sensor block with F10 sensitivity, 58dB SNR, and 1000TVL resolution, Native 1920 x1080 HD resolution, Multi-Video format 1080i, 720p, 480i (NTSC), 576i (PAL) Switchable; Unique Quick EZ Focus (focus assist) function, and Built-in Automatic Lens Aberration Correction function.

Ikegami is a leading supplier of high quality professional broadcast equipment. The Ikegami name is recognized globally for its state-of-the-art television cameras, Medical cameras and CCTV equipment. World-class CMOS imagery, 4K and 8K technology, multi-format flexibility, and unparalleled customer support define the Ikegami experience for users in broadcast, sports venues, mobile production, houses of worship, education, corporate and many more applications

HNN24x7 News
HNN24x7 News is a new regional television network devoted to Uttarakhand region, it aims to be one of the largest broadcasting organizations in the Uttarakhand in terms of infrastructure and vastness of the viewership. For further information, visit

Ikegami is a leading manufacturer of specialized cameras, image processing and transmission equipment. Ikegami was founded in 1946 in Tokyo, Japan. Today around 800 employees are working in 3 factories and 9 sales and service organizations all over the world. Ikegami has consistently created the most advanced products in all image processes, namely image, transmission, processing, recording and display. Ikegami Electronics Asia Pacific Pte.Ltd. (Ikegami APAC) in Singapore, was founded in 2014 and it is the sales and service organization for Asia Pacific except China, Taiwan, Korea and Japan, visit