Sony HDC-5500 Live Production Camera

This camera is aimed at professional broadcasters, specifically those who record sports and live entertainment.  Sony has  information up about this camera on their website.  One thing that stands out to us about this camera is its sensor size which is larger than average for this market segment.

Key specifications:

  • Super 35mm 4K CMOS sensor
  • Global shutter
  • 4K 120FPS
  • 4K/12G-SDI direct output
  • Same ND filter from the Venice ine
  • Supports BT.2020, S-Gamut3, S-Gamut3.cine, and HLG
  • Supports integration with Sony’s IP live production system
  • Available December 2021
  • Automatic Restoration of Illumination Attenuation function
  • No onboard recording