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Sony HDC-4300 4K Camera Channel

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The Sony HDC-4300 is the market-leading Sony 4K camera for UHD live productions.

It was the world’s first 4K system camera and is the flagship camera in Sony’s extensive range of UHD and HD camera channels. The Sony HDC-4300 delivers unparalleled UHD, HDR image capture in the studio and in the field.

Scalable Sony HDC-4300 camera upgrades to meet your needs

The HDC-4300 offers HDR imaging in the BT.2020 colour gamut, giving you vibrant colours and dynamics. Licensed software upgrades make the camera completely scalable. This means you can easily upgrade to 2x slow motion in 4K mode according to your needs. You can accurately match the camera’s capabilities to each live production, so you retain the uncompromising imaging of the HDC-4300 while maximising your budget by paying for upgraded features only when you need them.

Instant familiarity for HDC operators

The HDC-4300 is Sony’s 4K incarnation of its popular HDC Series cameras. This makes it familiar to camera operators and broadcast engineers. As such, it integrates seamlessly with your existing HD live production workflows as well as 4K live production workflows.

Slow motion filming in 4K

Pairing the HDC-4300 with the Sony BPU-4000 opens up high frame rate options at 2x in 4K and 8x in HD. And Sony’s existing range of CCUs, viewfinders and large lens adaptors are all compatible with the camera.

For ultra-high frame rates in 4K, the Sony HDC-4800, the sister camera to the HDC-4300, delivers 8x slow motion in 4K (16x in HD).

4K lenses from Canon and Fujinon for the Sony HDC-4300

We offer a wide selection of 4K lenses from leading broadcast lens manufacturers Canon and Fujinon, which can be easily paired with the HDC-4300 camera. These include the Canon UJ90, UJ86, UJ27, CJ20 and CJ12, and the Fujinon UA107, UA80, UA27,UA22 and UA14.


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)
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
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

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)
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)
Stereo mini jack (x1)
10-pin (x1)
12-pin (x1)
Intercom (1, 2)
XLR-type 5-pin, female (1 each)
8-pin (x1)
Network trunk
RJ-45 8-pin (x1)
12-pin (x1)
20-pin (x1)
USB 2.0, Type A, 4-pin (x1)

Supplied accessories

Supplied accessories
Operation manual (1), Cable clamp belt (1set), Number plates (1set), Screws (+B3x8) (2)