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  • HE4K-DCK-1x | Z3 4k Camera Dock | Compact 4K Camera Dock | Sony Camera Dock Image #1

HE4K-DCK-1x (HE4KDCK1x): Z3 Compact 4K Camera Dock

Quick Overview

The HE4K-DCK-1x is a compact encoder system designed to enhance Sony’s 4K FCB-ER8300, 8530 or 8550 Block Cameras. The hardware consists of encoder boards capable of encoding H.265/HEVC video in HD and Ultra-HD resolutions.

The boards feature onboard interfaces including GigE, USB 2.0, RS-485, Microphone Input and Composite Out. These features combined with the existing capabilities of the Sony Block Camera allow for a complete compact HEVC 4K video encoding solution. Users are able to purchase the HE4K-DCK-1x as an OEM starter kit or a complete package that includes an optional enclosure for the entire solution.




  • Natively integrates with the FCB-ER8300/8530/8550 Sony Block Cameras 
  • Pass VISCA™ Camera Control Commands over IP, ONVIF® Provile S 
  • High Quality Efficient H.265/HEVC Video Encoding 
  • Low Bandwidth, Low Latency Video Encoding 
  • Easy-to-Use HTTP-Based Control Interface



  • Sony 4K Cameras
  • Specifications
    Interfaces Video from Sony FCB-EV Series block camera via KEL ribbon cable1, GigE, USB 2.0, Audio Input, RS-232, RS-485, Micro-HDMI Output, Composite Output
    Video Codecs H.265/HEVC, H.264 and MJPEG
    Encoding Resolutions 4K UHD & HD up to 30 fps (2160p, 1080p, 720p & lower)
    Output Formats RTP, RTSP, MPEG-2 TS and RTMP2
    Features • Low Latency, Low Power • Ability to Resize 1920x1080 Camera Input to Lower Resolutions Keeping Full Field of View • Pass VISCA™ Camera Control Commands over IP • ONVIF® Profile S Compliant • Simultaneous encode of H.265/HEVC and H.264 • Power over Ethernet (PoE) • Optional Chassis for Camera and Encoder Board* • Compatible with ZEUS® Video Decoders2
    Encoder Board Size 58 x 58 mm (2.28 x 2.28 in)
    Weight 87.9g
    Power Consumption 4.5W typical while encoding H.265/HEVC video in 1080p60
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    HE4K-DCK-1x: Z3 Compact 4K Camera Dock
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