By: Sentech
Industrial, USB, & Medical Cameras
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Auto Focus Block Camera (High Resolution)
The Sentech STC-AF66B auto focus block camera was designed specifically for low vision magnifier reading systems and industrial applications. This camera features a high resolution CCD (768 x 494), complete “on-camera” low vision processing and multiple outputs including VGA RGB. With the optional dual element close up lens, the STC-AF66B can auto focus through the entire zoom range at a target only 25cm away. This makes it ideal for applications where precision detail is required using auto focus and zoom capabilities with a close target.

Type Block
Image Sensor 1/6" Interline Color CCD (ICX296AKA)
Effective Picture Element 768 (H) x 494 (V)
Total Picture Element 811 (H) x 508 (V)
Cell Size 3.2 (H) x 3.725 (V) μm
Scanning System 2:1 Interlace / Non-Interlace
Scanning Frequency 60 Hz
Vertical Frequency 59.94 Hz
Horizontal Frequency 15.734 kHz
Resolution Horizontal: 480 TV Lines, Vertical: 350 TV Lines
S/N Ratio >48dB (AGC Off)
Minimum Illumination 0.22 Lux @ F1.6, 20 IRE; 0.47 Lux @ F1.6, 50 IRE
Sync System Internal / External
Video Output NTSC Composite, Y/C, RGB Interlace, RGB progressive out for PC monitors (VGA compatible)
Electronic Shutter Shutter speeds selectable via the serial communication
Gain Gain adjustable via the serial communication
Gamma Gamma selectable via the serial communication
White Balance Auto / Fixed white balance selectable via the serial communication
Auto The range is 2800 K to 7000 K
Fixed 3 positions: 3200 K, 4100 K, 5100 K
Video Processing Normal, High Contrast & Super High Contrast Mode, High Contrast Mode Includes: Negative/Positive (Selectable),30 Pre-Programmed Pseudo Colors Combinations (user definable)
AF Lens Control (Focus) Auto, Manual Focus or Auto w/ manual override
AF Lens Control (Zoom) Zoom position adjustable via the serial communication
Zoom Range 3.9 ~ 85.8 mm (Optical)
Auto Focus Hunting Control ON/OFF selectable via the serial communication
Line Generator Thickness, Color, Position & Orientation (Horizontal and/or Vertical) via the serial communication
Shadow Mask Generator Darkness, Position & Orientation (Horizontal and/or Vertical) via the serial communication
Character Generator Built-in full screen character generation function via the serial communication
Mirror Modes Normal or Mirror Image (Horizontal Reversed) via serial communication
Picture Modes 26 modes: Normal, Bright and 24 pseudo colors
Communication RS232 serial communication
Software Control All camera DSP and lens setup parameters are controlled via the serial communication
Auto Focus Lens Integral lens with motorized zoom, focus and iris controls
Optical Zoom From 3.9mm to 85.8mm (22X Optical Zoom Range)
Aperture F1.6 (at f=3.9 mm) to F3.7 (at f=85.8 mm)
Close-Up Lens 250mm close-up lens built-on
Power Input Voltage: 12Vdc (Input voltage range is 7Vdc ~ 15Vdc), Consumption: 250 mA at 12Vdc input
Temperature and Humidity Operational: -5°C ~ 45°C ( 14°F ~ 113°F), Storage: -20°C ~ 65°C ( -4°F ~ 149°F)
Dimensions 58.2 (W) x 52.7 (H) x 87.1 (D) mm

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