Blackcam B40 supports various cameras, including the Sony HDC P1, Ikegami HDL-45E and ARRI ALEXA Mini.

Additionally, this outfitted system travels up to 13.12 ft per second or at the exact speed the operator desires, down to a gentle stop.
The B40 is in use for concerts, movies, TV shows and Newsrooms.



Please check drawings attached for all measures.
Speed: Standard 4 m/s (13ft/s), highspeed version on request
Power supply: Cable or battery operation
Batteries: LiPo batteries for dolly movement, runtime approx. 2hrs


Dimensions: 30cm width x 12cm height (11.81in width x 4.72in height), black anodized
Weight: 4kg/m (8.82lbs/3.28ft)
Pieces: Standard length: 4m, 2m, 1m, 50cm (13.12ft, 6.56ft, 3.28ft, 1.64ft). Custom length possible
Minimum inner radius: 1m (3.28ft). Several radiuses on stock, customized radius possible


Camera: Sony HDC-P1, 3-CCD, 2/3-inch type, 16:9
Lens: 2/3” B4 bayonet mount, ENG
Sensitivity: F11 at 2000 lx (3.200K, 89,9 reflectance)
Horizontal resolution: 1000 TV lines (at Centre)
Output: 1080i/50, 1080i/59.94, 720p/50, 720p/59,94. 14bit SDI/HD-SDI via BNC
Power supply: V-Mount battery or cable

Production cabling

Camera signal: HD-SDI via BNC, return PGM-Mix as SD/HD-SDI
Tally: XLR3 (dry contact between pin 2+3)
RCP: 2 x XLR3 or 1 x XLR5 or 1 CAT5/RJ45
Intercom: Listen + Talkback via 2 x XLR3
Power: 1 x 16Amp Schuko at operator desk


Operator desk: Non-restricted view to tracks is recommended
Tracks: Wireless setups always need a off-park-position (i.a. battery change). Access to tracks must be possible. If applicable, protection against audience contact is necessary
Radio backup: If applicable, allow for cable run tracks < > operator desk

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Blackcam B40. The Emmy Award nominated NCAA railcam is mainly used for TV Shows like The Voice & World of Dance. It is also highly demanded for sports events and used by clients like Olympic Broadcast Services, NHL, US Open, Fox Sports amongst others.