By: Sony
Sony Professional Equipment
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1/3 Progressive Scan B/W Video Camera
When high quality imaging at 30 frames/second with a 12-pin connector are of the essence, turn to the compact champion, Sony's new XC-56, for the solution. Featuring the same compact and light weight size as Sony's XC-HR camera series, the C-mount XC 56 B/W camera incorporates a 1/3 type Interline Transfer (IT) Progressive Scan CCD with square pixels and a VGA resolution of 659 x 494. Although the XC56 is not a direct replacement, it features the same pin assignment as Sony's popular XC-55 camera so NO CABLE CHANGE is required when replacing the XC-56 for the XC-55 camera.

The new XC 56 camera features many of the popular XC-HR50 specifications (i.e., compact size, CCD technology and functions) but at 30 frames/sec in 1N mode so it will work with existing frame grabbers and vision systems with little or no change. Sony's new XC56 camera is the ideal solution when you need a progressive scan camera at an affordable price.

Ultra Compact and lightweight
Square Pixels
All controls external for easy configuration
High shock and vibration resistance
Pin out compatible with Sony's XC-55 camera
Image Device 1/3 type IT Progressive Scan CCD
Image Device Value Monochrome
Effective Pixels 659 x 494
Camera Interface Analog
Lens Mount C-Mount
Flange Back 17.526 mm
Vertical Frequency 15.734 kHz ±1 %
Resolution VGA
Sync System Int/Ext
External Sync Signal HD/VD
Scanning System Normal: 525 lines, Non-Interlace : 1/30s, Binning: 263 lines, 1/60s
Gain Fix/Manual
Gamma OFF fixed
Normal Shutter Normal shutter, Restart/Reset, External trigger shutter (Mode 1/MODE 2)
External Trigger Shutter / Speed 1/4 to 1/100000s
High Rate Scanning R/R Mode Binning Off: Max 120 frames/s; R/R Mode Binning On: Max 180 frames/s; External trigger shutter mode Binning Off: Max 120 frames/s; External trigger shutter mode Binning On: Max 180 frames/s
Output Signal Frequency 29.97 Hz (normal mode), 59.94 Hz (binning mode)
Shutter Speed OFF to 1/15000s switchable at rear panel
Horizontal Resolution 500 TV lines
Minimum Illumination 0.5 lux (F1.4 Manual gain Max)
Output Connector 12 pin
S/N Ratio 58 dB
Sensitivity 400 lux F8 (Fix Gain 0 dB)
Video Output 1.0 Vp-p, Sync negative, 75Ω ,Unbalanced
Dimensions (W x H x D) 1 3/16 x 1 3/16 x 1 3/16 inches (29 x 29 x 30 mm)
Weight 50 g (2 oz)
Power Requirements DC 12 V ( 10.5 to 15 V)
Power Consumption 1.5W
Operating Temperature -5 to 40°C (23 to 113 °F)
Storage Temperature -30 to 60 °C (-22 to 140 °F)
Operating Humidity 20 to 80 % (no condensation)
Storage Humidity 20 to 95 % (no condensation)
Vibration Resistance 10G (20 Hz to 200 Hz)
Shock Resistance 70 G
Regulatory Compliance UL 6500, FCC Class A Digital Device, CE (EN61326/97 A1/98), AS4251.1 A4252.1

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