The Sony CCU-TX50 is an economical camera control unit for use in studio and field applications. The triax base-station controls camera picture-look parameters including color, contrast, gain, shutter and selections from the menu system. Intercom, tally lights, teleprompter, return video and audio are all supported by this base station. Component Analog video is received from the camera for high quality image capture. With an optional board, the CCU-TX50 can output SDI uncompressed video whether for digital VTRs or digital non-linear systems.