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HXC-FB80 Full HD Studio Camera system

Product Features:

  • Three Sony 2/3″ Exmor CMOS sensors
  • 3G-SDI output signals including 1080/50p and 59.94p
  • 4K up-scalable and capable of HD HDR (HLG, Hybrid Log-Gamma) if combined with the HXCU-FB80 CCU
  • Supports up to 24 units
  • Distance between the camera head and CCU can be extended up to 1968′
  • Transmission can be extended up to 10km using a local power supply with single-mode fiber cable (SMF)
  • Comes equipped with a number of creative image control features such as MultiMatrix, Skin Tone Detail, Low Key Saturation, Knee Saturation, and ALAC (Auto Lens Aberration Compensation)
  • ND filter can be remotely controlled either by external RCP/RM or via the CCU because of the adopted filter servo motor in the camera head

A full HD studio camera system with 4K upscale and HD HDR capability

Sony introduces an ideal solution for 4K/HD live production, delivering efficient operation and expanding applications in the business and industry market in addition to the content creation applications for broadcast and production.

Images that bring people together

Enter the world of 4K and HD HDR live production with Sony’s affordable HXC-FB80 studio camera. Ideal for low light productions, with a longer cable extension and extra functionality like paint control.

The HXC-FB80 can be your low cost entry into 4K UHD video broadcast.

Discover the new HXC-FB80 

The new HXC-FB80 HD Portable Camera as well as the HXC-P70 Multi-Purpose Camera are equipped with three 2/3-inch full-HD ExmorTM CMOS sensors to provide excellent sensitivity – F13 in 50 Hz and F12 in 59.94 Hz in 1080 mode – with a typical signal-to-noise ratio of -60 dB. With sensors common to both the HXC-FB80 and HXC-P70, you can flexibly configure these cameras as required, and you can use a wide range of output formats.

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4K upscale and HD HDR

The newly developed 3G platform enhances the HXC-FB80’s capabilities in 1080/50p and 59.94p signal processing while achieving low power consumption.

Furthermore, in combination with the HXCU-FB80 4K/HD Camera Control Unit, the HXC-FB80 offers useful expandability including 4K upscale and HD HDR support (HLG, Hybrid Log-Gamma)* for a future-proof solution. The optional PC-based HZC-RCP5 Remote Control Panel is also available for a simpler application system.

* Supported with the HXC-FB80 and HXCU-FB80. HD HDR support requires firmware upgrade.

5 great reasons to choose the HXC-FB80 studio camera

There are very exciting reasons to discover our HXC-FB80 Full HD studio camera. Compact, versatile and appealingly cost-effective, it’s your ideal entry to the world of 4K and HD HDR live production.

Your future proofed 4K live production solution

The HXC-FB80 gives you a future proofed entry point to the benefits of 4K production. Teamed with the HXCU-FB80 Camera Control Unit, detail-packed 4K resolution (3840 x 2160) images are available – making the HXC-FB80 system ideal for creating content in Ultra HD.

The camera can comfortably output 3G-SDI signals including 1080/50p and 59.94p. The 3G processor can also support 1080/23.92PsF on top of 25PsF and 29.97PsF.

Ready for HDR

Future-proof your content for viewers to enjoy on the fast-growing choice of High Dynamic Range TV sets and display devices. A free firmware update (scheduled for summer 2018) enables HD HDR production, with support for HLG (Hybrid Log-Gamma).

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Big on picture quality and performance

The HXC-FB80 offers impressive imaging performance and functionality in a portable camera. It’s an ideal partner for our RCP-1000/1500 series remote control panels – or team with the HZC-RCP5 remote control software for a highly convenient live 5-camera system. You’ll enjoy many advanced features like paint control that are familiar to users of our high-end HDC-series system cameras. And it’s also compatible with appealing options like the latest Sony OLED viewfinders.
As a further refinement, there’s a new optical low pass filter option to reduce moiré patterning that can be caused by LED video walls often used at sports and other live events.


Camera remote control software.


Full HD viewfinder.


Remote control panel.

Great images in any light

Incorporating three 2/3-inch Exmor CMOS sensors, HXC-FB80 and HXC-P70 offer stunning Full HD picture quality, with a sensitivity of F13 at 1080/50i and a corresponding signal-to-noise ratio of just -60 dB. It’s great for shooting in low light environments, delivering extra detail with extremely low noise.

More format flexibility

The camera head can comfortably output 3G-SDI signals in a range of formats right up to 1080/50p, with 4K available via the CCU’s 12G-SDI and Quad 3G-SDI interfaces. So you can enjoy maximum production convenience – and your viewers can enjoy the best Full HD picture quality.



Image Pickup Device 3-chip 2/3″ type CMOS
Effective Picture Elements 1920 x 1080 (H x V)
Signal Format HD:
1080p: 59.94, 50, 29.97sF, 25sF, 23.98sF
1080i: 59.94, 50
720p: 59.94, 50
480i: 59.94
576i: 50
Lens Mount Sony 2/3″ type bayonet mount
Sensitivity F12 (59.94 Hz), F13 (50 Hz) (at 2000 lux, 3200K, 89.9% reflectance)
Signal-to-Noise Ratio Typical 60 dB (1080/59.94i)
Audio Input 2 x XLR Type: 3-pin, female
Prompter Output/Genlock Input 1 x BNC
SDI Input/Output: 1 x BNC SMPTE ST292-1, for HD prompter output or HD video trunk input
Test Output Test output (Analog output with/without characters), or HD/SD Sync Out)
SDI Output 1 x BNC SMPTE ST425-1/ST292-1/259M; 3G/HD-SDI or SD-SDI selectable
CCU (N): 1 x Optical fiber, CCFN cable or single mode fiber cable (LC type)
(L): 1 x Optical fiber, LEMO cable
Power Supply Distance of Power Supply with Portable Lens and HXCU-FB80
(N): 1968′ (600 m) maximum by CCFN Sony Hybrid Type Fiber Cable
(L): 1968′ (600 m) maximum by LEMO cable

Distance of Fiber Cable by Local Power Supply (with HXCU-FB80)
(N): 10 km maximum by Single Mode Fiber Cable (LC type)

Intercom 1 x XLR type: 5-pin, female
Trunk Input/Output
TRUNK LINE 1 x D-sub 9-pin, female, RS-232C, or Remote 8-pin, RS-422A
Input/Output EXT
1 x D-sub 9-pin, female (in TRUNK I/O)
Power Consumption Approximately 19 W
Dimensions (W x H x D) 6.4 x 10.5 x 12.4″ (16.2 x 26.6 x 31.5 cm)
Weight 7.5 lb (3.4 kg)
Packaging Info
Package Weight 9.655 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 18.7 x 15.4 x 11.2″

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