BBC R&D White Paper WHP034

Colorimetric and Resolution Requirements of Cameras

Alan Roberts

Abstract
This document is intended to provide some of the background colour-science justification for the "BBC setup" conditions in some television cameras. Although aimed primarily at HDTV cameras and their use in attempting to mimic and thereby replace film usage, the colour-science applies equally to all forms of video cameras.

Last Updated January 9th, 2012.

PDF Files
WHP034 - Colorimetric and Resolution requirements of cameras
All WHP034 addendums in one zip file
Addendum 1: Menu settings for Sony HDCAM, HDW900
Addendum 1a: Tests on Sony HDCAM, HDW900/3
Addendum 2: Menu settings for Panasonic DVCProHD (AJ-HDC27V, 720/1~60Hz proscan)
Addendum 3: Menu settings for Panasonic DVCProHD (AJ-HDC27A 720/59.94Hz proscan)
Addendum 4: Menu settings for Panasonic DVCProHD (AJ-HDC20A, 1080/59.94Hz)
Addendum 5: Menu settings for BTS/Thomson Multi-media LDK6000
Addendum 5a: Menu settings for BTS/Thomson Multi-media LDK6000 version 3.2
Addendum 6 (rev 2): Menu settings for Sony HDCAM, HDW750P
Addendum 7 (rev1): Menu settings for Panasonic DVCProHD (AJ-HDC20A, 1080/50 Hz)
Addendum 8 (rev 7): Menu settings for Panasonic DVCProHD AJ-HDC27F Varicam (720/4~60 Hz proscan), HDC27H
Addendum 9: Tests on Sony DVW 790WSP, Digibeta camcorder
Addendum 10: Menu settings for Panasonic DVCPro50 (AJ-SDX900-E)
Addendum 11: Menu settings for Panasonic AK-HC900P Box-Cam (720/60 Hz proscan)
Addendum 12 (rev 1): Menu settings for Sony HD, HDC950 (and 930)
Addendum 13: Menu settings for Panasonic AK-HC900P and AK-HRP900C Varicam (720/4~60Hz proscan)
Addendum 14: Comparison of Camera "Speeds"
Addendum 15 (rev 1): Menu settings for Panasonic DVCPro100 (AJ-HDX400-MC)
Addendum 16 (rev 1): Menu settings for Sony PDW530P XDCAM
Addendum 17: Sony HDCAM, HDW730S
Addendum 18 (rev1): Panasonic HVX200
Addendum 19: Sony HVR A1/HC1
Addendum 20: Sony HVR Z1E and FX1E
Addendum 21 (rev 2): Menu settings for Panasonic DVCPro100 AJ-HDX900
Addendum 22 (rev 1): Menu settings for Sony HDCAM, HDW900RP, HDW790
Addendum 23: Sony HVR-V1E
Addendum 24: Menu settings for Panasonic DVCPro100 AJ-HPX2100
Addendum 25: Canon XH G1 (and XH A1)
Addendum 26: Panasonic HPX500
Addendum 27 (rev 1): Menu settings for Panasonic P2 AJ-HPX3000
Addendum 28: Sony XDCAM HD, PDW-700
Addendum 29: Assessment of a Canon HF10 AVCHD
Addendum 30 (rev 2): Assessment and settings for Sony PMW-EX1 and EX3
Addendum 31: Assessment of, and settings for, Panasonic HPX171
Addendum 32: Assessment of a RED ONE camera
Addendum 33: Assessment and settings for Panasonic HVX201
Addendum 34 (rev 1): Assessment and settings for Sony HVR-Z5E and HVR-Z7E
Addendum 35: Menu settings for Panasonic P2 AJ-HPX2700
Addendum 36: Menu settings for Panasonic P2 AJ-HPX3700
Addendum 37: Sony HDCAM, HDW-650
Addendum 38: Assessment and settings for Panasonic AGHPX301
Addendum 39: Assessment of a Canon 5D DSLR
Addendum 40: Menu settings for Thomson/GV DMC1000 “Infinity” camcorder
Addendum 41: Tests and Settings on a Sony HSC-300 Studio camera
Addendum 42: Tests and Settings on a Iconix HD-RH1 mini-camera
Addendum 43: Tests and Settings on a Toshiba IK-HD1H mini-camera
Addendum 44: Tests and Settings on a Toshiba IK-HR1 mini-camera
Addendum 45: Tests and Settings on a Sony HXR-MC1P minicamcorder
Addendum 46 (rev 3): Tests and Settings on a Sony PMW-350 camcorder
Addendum 47: Tests and Settings on a Panasonic AG-HCK10G and HMR10 mini-camcorder
Addendum 48: Tests and Settings on a Panasonic GP-US932HAE minicamera
Addendum 49: Tests and Settings on a Ikegami MKC-300HD minicamera
Addendum 50: Tests and Settings on a Canon XF300/305
Addendum 51: Tests and Settings on a Panasonic AG-HMC151
Addendum 52: Tests and Settings on a Ikegami HDS V10 camcorder
Addendum 53: Tests and Settings on a Panasonic AG-HPX371
Addendum 54 (rev 1): Tests and Settings on a Sony PMW 320
Addendum 55: Tests and Settings on a Ikegami HDK-79EXIII
Addendum 56: Tests and Settings on a Sony HDC1500R
Addendum 57: Tests and Settings on a Thomson/GV LDK8000 Elite
Addendum 58: Tests and Settings on a Sony HDC-P1
Addendum 59: Tests and Settings on a Thomson/GV LDK3000
Addendum 60: Tests and Settings on a Sony HCX-100
Addendum 61: Tests and Settings on a Sony FCB-H10 mini-camera
Addendum 62: Tests and Settings on a Lux Media Plan LMP 1200 mini-camera
Addendum 63: Tests and Settings on a Hitachi HV HD201 mini-camera
Addendum 64 (rev 3): Tests and Settings on a Sony PMW500
Addendum 65: Tests and Settings on a Canon XF100/105E
Addendum 66: Tests and Settings on a Panasonic AG-AF101
Addendum 67: Comparison of lenses for HDTV
Addendum 68: Tests and Settings on a Sony PMW-F3
Addendum 70: Tests and Settings on a Canon EOS C300
EBU - Tech 3335 SUPPLEMENT 002: Assessment of a Nikon D4 DSLR
EBU - Tech 3335 SUPPLEMENT 002: Assessment of a Nikon D800 DSLR

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This mirror of the official WHP034 web page was setup by Daniel Browning with the express permission of Alan Roberts and the BBC.

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