Part # MCU100S

MFR Part # MCU100S

Control up to 4 Sony video cameras remotely using the MCU-100 (Hand-Held) or MCU-200 (Rack-Mounted) Multi-Camera Controller. More

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Control up to 4 Sony video cameras remotely using the MCU-100 (Hand-Held) or MCU-200 (Rack-Mounted) Multi-Camera Controller. The controller allows a distance of up to 300 meters between the cameras and the MCU-100/200 using the included AD-1 Adapters.

Save tons of time adjusting cameras with the MCU-100/200 Camera Controller. Imagine this — You’re almost ready to shoot. It’s time to make sure each camera is configured properly. But wait, how will you check the cameras’ outputs on the multi-view and adjust them at the same time? If you’re by yourself, you can look at your multi-view monitor, then walk to the camera, make an adjustment, and walk back to the multi-view. You COULD do this many times until all the cameras match each other perfectly on the screen. After the fifth trip to your sixth camera, you’re finally done, but you’ve already spent at least an hour doing adjustments. But what if you have a crew? You could have one of your staff members walk to each camera while you stay at the multi-view, giving him or her directions by intercom. That would be a bit faster. BUT wouldn’t it be GREAT if you could do all the camera adjustments yourself without having to leave your multi-view monitor? Now you can, with the MCU-100/200 Camera Controller.

To connect the controller to a camera, first connect the included AD-1 adapter to the camera’s CAM/BS port. Then, connect an ethernet cable from the AD-1 to the MCU-100/200. In addition, settings information can be displayed by connecting monitors to each AD-1 adapter using a CVBS cable.

The MCU-100/200 can control the following camera functions:

  • Rewind
  • Fast Forward
  • Record
  • Stop
  • Play
  • Record Check
  • Master Pedestal Up/Down
  • Color/Brightness Gain
  • Iris
  • Shutter Synchro-Scan / Fixed / Off
  • Auto White Balance / Auto Black Balance
  • White Balance A / B / Preset (Saved Setting on Camera)
  • Auto Knee Off/On


Additionally, the MCU-100/200 can store and recall its own memory settings (settings saved in the MCU-100/200 itself), with 3 memory banks available.

Special Rotary Knob for Iris - On some other camera controllers, a single knob stores a position value. Let’s say the position is “1.” When switching from camera1 (which is on iris setting “1?) to camera2, the setting will automatically change to 1 because that’s where the iris knob’s setting is on the controller. The problem is that it’s impossible to control individual iris settings between cameras. However, on the MCU-100, the iris knob is not a position knob, but instead it’s a rotary knob that increases or decreases the current setting. So for example, with the MCU-100, you can have camera1 selected, which is at iris position 1, then switch to camera2. Camera2 will be at whatever setting it is at currently, and the knob will be used to increase or decrease the setting. Then, you can switch to the next camera and do the same. In this way, you can tune each camera to have their own individual iris settings.

What’s in the Box
  • 1x MCU-100/200 Controller
  • 4x AD-1 Adapters
  • 1x Power Adapter (DC 12V 0.3A)
  • 1x Quick Start Guide


  • CAM/BS (From Panasonic Camera to AD-1 Adapter)
  • RJ45 (From AD-1 Adapter to MCU-100/200)
  • CVBS (From AD-1 Adapter to Preview Screen)
  • 3.75in. x 8.19in. x 2.13in. (MCU-100)
  • 1RU Rack Mounted (MCU-200)


  • 0.6 lbs

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