Cameras & Video Production


BVC offers a variety of camera and video recording options ranging from high definition prosumer grade equipment to professional broadcast high definition cameras, control, and record decks. Along with the equipment, are skilled technicians, who are available to assist in all phases of on-site production, and post-production.

HD Flypack Systems

Our High Definition Flypack Systems offer flexible solutions for both live events and studio recording setups.  This tour rated flypack system is designed with professionals in mind and, a focus on ease of setup and operation while providing full HD video quality. Flypack systems are scalable and feature:

  • Panasonic AV-HS410N  HD/SD Video switcher w/Multiveiwer
  • AJA Ki Pro Rack HD hard disk record deck
  • Panasonic P2 AG-HPX500 HD Cameras
  • Fujinon XA20SX8.5brm lens w/lens control kit (standard)
  • Optional sports lens available upon request
  • AG-BS300 Base Station (1 per camera)
  • AG-CA300G Camera Adapter (1 per camera)
  • 100 Meter HDSDI RCU cable (1 per camera)
  • AJ-RC10G RCU Camera Control Unit (1 per camera)
  • BT-LH910  9” HD/SDI camera monitor w/built in waveform, vectorscope, and peaking
  • Cartoni Gamma and Laser Tripods
  • ClearCom Intercom System

Panasonic P2 AG-HPX500

The AG-HPX500 P2 HD shoulder-mount camcorder delivers a unique combination of high-end features including production-quality 2/3″ progressive 3-CCDs, DVCPRO HD quality, multiple HD and SD formats. In addition, the HPX500 offers the benefits of P2 solid state recording including ultra-fast IT workflow and the reliability of no-moving-parts. The HPX500 features a high-performance digital signal processor (DSP) that handles HD/SD format conversion simultaneously, ensuring spectacular images in all video formats for applications ranging from news acquisition, independent filmmaking, corporate video, sports and much more. To give your productions tremendous flexibility, the HPX500 records in over 32 HD and SD formats. The camcorder records on re-usable, removable P2 cards.

  • Records in 1080/60i, 50i, 30p, 25p and 24p; in 720/60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, and 24p; and in DVCPRO50, DVCPRO and DV
  • Excellent low-light performance and a high sensitivity of F10
  • Variable frame rates in 11 steps between 12p and 60p allows under-cranking/over-cranking for fast- or slow-motion effects
  • Key interfaces include IEEE 1394, USB 2.0, HD SDI/SDI, Genlock, built-in SMPTE time code, independent TC-IN/TC-OUT terminals, composite video, analog component and four audio XLR inputs
  • 4-position Neural Density filter
  • 3.5″ color LCD screen (with image flip function) located at rear of the camera

Sony HXR-NX5U HD Hand-Held Camcorder

The HXR-NX5U camcorder is a tapeless camcorder that records to SD cards and to an optional flash memory drive. Providing an ideal balance of power and performance, this camcorder offers long duration recording – with dual memory slots – on affordable consumer memory cards.  In any format, breathtaking picture quality is assured with proven features such as a state-of-the-art G Lens and three Exmor CMOS sensors with a ClearVid array. Features include:

  • Rec. Formats: 1080/60i/30p/24p; 720/60p; 480/60i/30p/24p
  • Three, 1/3-inch High Definition Exmor sensors.
  • Linear 16-bit 48KHz PCM or Dolby AC3 audio recording.
  • Wide angle 20x Sony G-Lens captures fine detail and image texture; even on the corners of the image.
  • 10-bit 4:2:2HD SD-SDI(BNC) & HDMI outputs.
  • (2) XLR 3-pin (female) inputs, line/mic/mic +48 V selectable

Panasonic AV-HS410 HD Switcher

The HS410 is designed to be a user-friendly, feature packed, production switcher. The interface is distinguished by the 7” WVGA  color LCD monitor that, in addition to displaying settings and menus, can show real time input and output video, waveform readings or the Multiviewer display.  The switcher’s simple panel layout features dedicated buttons for many common functions. The HS410 has eight HD-SDI inputs, one scaleable HD DVI-D input, five HD-SDI outputs, and one DVI-D output. Four Aux busses are provided to enable versatile production workflow, with mix transitions available on AUX1. Dual PinP (with transition memories), one DSK, and an upstream keyer with 3D flying key and Primatte® Chroma key capabilities. Numerous high-quality 3D and 2D effects are available for transitions for both background and key.

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