Grass Valley LDK-8000 Elite Camera Chain – USED


Experience Unparalleled Image Quality and Reliability with the Grass Valley LDK-8000 Elite Camera Chain

  • Grass Valley LDK-8000 Elite Cameras (Mix of 8000-60/70/71 Heads) 4 available
  • Grass Valley LDK-5860/61 Triax Adapters 4 available
  • Grass Valley LDK-4502 Base Stations 4 available
  • Grass Valley LD-4488/00 Super Xpander 3 available


For broadcast professionals who demand the very best, look no further than the Grass Valley LDK-8000 Elite Camera Chain. This powerful camera system combines industry-leading Grass Valley components to deliver pristine HD images, unmatched durability, and a workflow that empowers creativity.

At the heart of the LDK-8000 Elite lies the LDK-5418 Triax Back and LDK-4502 CCU Basestation. With the exceptional imaging performance of Xensium-FT CMOS sensors, you can capture stunning 1920 x 1080 footage with rich color accuracy and impressive low-light capabilities. The cameras’ unique modular design enables easy customization and future upgrades, maximizing your investment.

Paired with the LDK-5418 Triax Back, the LDK-4502 CCU Basestation provides advanced camera control and signal processing. Transmit full bandwidth RGB camera signals up to 2,000m over triax cable with absolutely zero compromise in picture quality. Adjust frame rate, gamma, and matrix settings right from the Basestation with intuitive controls. With dual auto-sensing HD/SD-SDI outputs, this system delivers maximum flexibility in connectivity.

For critical focus control and picture evaluation, the LDK-5302 2″ B/W ENG viewfinder is key. It ensures accurate framing and focus with advanced features like Halo Light suppression, Dynamic Peaking, and Dynamic Contour Enhancement. The eyepiece diopter adjustment and wide vertical tilt range allow for perfect positioning.

Control the LDK-8000 Elite with precision using the OCP-400 Camera Control Panel. The lighted control buttons and LCD display give operators clear access to all camera settings. Adjustable armrests and an ergonomic design reduce fatigue during long productions.

The system is completed with the rugged yet lightweight LDK-5031 Tripod Plate. This durable magnesium plate securely attaches the camera head to provide stable shots in any environment. With its quick-release design, the camera can be detached from the tripod in seconds for maximum production flexibility.

As the broadcast industry transitions to IP-based infrastructure, the LDK-8000 Elite stands ready to adapt. These camera chains integrate seamlessly with IP solutions like Kahuna production switchers. Simply plug in and you are connected instantly over IP. No additional converters or optics are required.

For over 50 years, Grass Valley cameras have been the gold standard for live production across TV broadcast and sports. With a reputation for uncompromising quality and reliability, they are trusted by top broadcasters worldwide. The LDK-8000 Elite carries on that pedigree with the most advanced imaging and control capabilities on the market.

When image quality and uptime are non-negotiable, rely on the LDK-8000 Elite Camera Chain from Grass Valley. Call our sales team today to learn more about this powerful camera system and how it can take your productions to the next level. Discover the elite performance and capabilities you need to tell incredible stories and capture must-see moments. The Grass Valley LDK-8000 is in a class of its own.