LDK 3000+ | Grass Valley

By: Grass Valley  06-Dec-2011
Keywords: Optical Filter



5.5 kg (11 lbs., incl. 2" VF and head+adapter)

Dimensions (H x W x L, approx.):

241 x 164 x 373 mm (9.5 x 6.5 x 14.7 in.) with triax HD adapter

Operating temperature:

-20°C to +45°C (-4°F to +113°F)

Storage temperature:

-20°C to +60°C (-4°F to +140°F)


Triax or DC 12V; 40W incl. 2" VF & triax HD adapter

Cable length:

Up to 1200m (3,937 ft.)

Pickup device:

3 x 2/3" CMOS imagers

Picture elements:

1920 x 1080

Digital processing:

22-bit accurate processing

Lens mount:

2/3" Bayonet type

Optical system:

F1.4 prism

Optical filter wheel:

1 motorized wheel

Optical filters:

Clear, 1/4 ND, 1/16 ND, 1/64ND or 4p star (software selectable)


Electronic exposure down to 1/2000 sec

Clean scanning:
  • 50 Hz scanning: 50 to 103 Hz
  • 60 Hz scanning: 60 to 155 Hz
Color correction filters:

Electronic: 3200°K, 4700°K, 5600°K, 7500°K, 2 AWB presets, continuous auto white

Switchable: 1080i/720p

Temporal frequencies:

50/59.94 Hz

S/N ratio:

58 dB (typical)

Aspect ratio:


Gain selection:

-6 to +30 dB in 3 dB steps (user-definable presets) or continuous master gain

Modulation depth:

50% (typical) at 800 TV lines (27 MHz) in 1080i/720p/50/59.94 mode

Front microphone input:

XLR-3 female, balanced +48V selectable

Lens connector:

Hirose 12-pin

Control input:

9-pin RS-232C compatible

VF connector:

20-pin and HDMI connector

Input connectors:
  • Audio in: XLR-3-31 type (female x2), selectable phantom +48V, selectable attenuator
  • DC 12V in: XLR-4 pin type
Output connectors:
  • VF out, BNC type, 1.0 Vp-p, 75Ω, switchable to external (SD+HD)
  • 1x BNC, SMPTE 292M, HD-SDI out: 1.5 Gb/s, 0.8 Vp-p, 75Ω
  • Scriptlight DC-out: 3-pin Fischer, 0.25A/12V DC
  • DC-out: 4-pin Hirose, 1.5A/12V DC and tally indicators
Input/output connectors:
  • Video ref in/prompter out, BNC type, 1.0 Vp-p, 75Ω
  • Intercom: XLR 5-pin (female x1)

Dimensions (WxHxD):

438 (19" rack) x 88 (2 RU) x 510 mm (17.2 x 3.5 x 20.1 in.)

Operating temperature:

0°C to +50°C (+32°F to 122°F)

Storage temperature:

-40°C to +70°C (-40°F to 122°F)

Operating humidity:

Max. 90% (non-condensing)

Shock resistance:

Max. 10G (transport)/ 2G (operating)


Max. 15,240m (50,000 ft.)


17.0 kg (37.5 lbs.)

Power requirements:

AC 115V/230V ±15%, 47 to 63 Hz

Power connector:

IEC type, 3-pin male

Power consumption:

470 VA or 270 watts max. with studio head; 360 VA or 210 watts max. with port. head

Typical cable length triax:
  • 1200m (3,937 ft.) (14 mm/0.55 in.)
  • 700m (2,297 ft.) (11 mm/0.42 in.)
  • 500m (1,640 ft.) (8 mm/0.31 in.)
Typical cable length triax w/repeater:
  • 2400m (7,874 ft.) (14 mm/0.55 in.)
  • 1400m (4,593 ft.) (11 mm/0.42 in.)
  • 1000m (3281 ft.) (8 mm/0.31 in.)

Teleprompter in:

BNC 1x (loop-through output), 1.0 Vp-p, 75Ω (triax cable 25% of max. spec)

Reference in:

BNC 1x (loop-through output), 1.0 Vp-p, 75Ω D tri-level sync or SD black burst

HD-SDI out:

BNC 3x, 0.8 Vp-p, 75Ω, SMPTE 292M, 1080i/720p at 59.94/50 Hz

SDI in:

BNC 2x, 0.8 Vp-p, 75Ω, SMPTE 259M, ITU-R, BT.601 OR

Text out:

BNC 1x, 1.0 Vp-p, 75Ω (VBS)

Signaling in/out:
  • D-sub 15-pin, male
  • Preview, green tally (call), dry contact
  • Yellow tally (iso), dry contact
  • Red tally (on-air), dry contact
  • Remote audio level control (22-64 dB), DC

D-sub 9-pin, male (RXD, TXD, DTR, DSR, RTS, CTS)

Control data:

RJ-45 connector for Ethernet C2IP

Triax connector:
  • Fischer /00
  • Tri-Lock /50
  • ARD /05
  • Lemo4E /10
  • LemoBBC /40
  • Lemo3T /15
SDI out:

BNC 3x, 0.8 Vp-p, 75Ω, SMPTE 259M, ITU-R, BT.601

2 Ch. audio & 2/4-wire intercom

Audio out:

XLR-3 2x, 0/+6 dBu (±1.5 dB, max. 18 dBu, 600Ω, gain max. 70 dB)

Frequency response:

40 Hz to 15 kHz, (+1/-3 dB, 1 kHz, -10 dBu output level)


Less than 0.5% (100 Hz/1 kHz, +6 dBu out, 600Ω)

S/N ratio:

58 dB (unweighted RMS)

Intercom in/out:

D-sub 15-pin, female (program in, production in/out, engineering in/out) in: 0 or 6 dBu (max. 6 or 12 dBu); out: 0 or 6 dBu (±2 dB, max. 12 dBu)

Frequency response:

150 Hz to 6 kHz (1 kHz, -10 dBu output level)

Keywords: Optical Filter

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