By: Sony
Sony Professional Equipment
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8x Wide D Version Block Camera- Discontinued

End of Life 2015, See FCB-EX490E

→ Advanced Digital Signal Processor (DSP)
→ SMART (Sony Modular Automatic Lens Reset Technology) Lens Control
→ Advanced Spherical Privacy Zone Masking with Mosaic Effect
→ Video Motion Detection
→ E-Flip Function
→ Slow AE Response - Ideal for monitoring areas in which lighting conditions abruptly change
→ Spot AE
→ Multi-Line On-screen Display
→ Picture Freeze Function
→ Internal/External Sync
→ Customizable Settings

Image sensor 1/4-type EXview HAD CCD
Signal system NTSC
Effective picture elements Approx. 380,000 pixels
Horizontal resolution High Resolution Mode On: 530 TV lines (default); High Resolution Mode Off: 470 TV lines (NTSC)/460 TV lines (PAL)
Lens 18x optical zoom, f=4.1 mm (wide) to 73.8 mm (tele), F1.4 to F3.0
Digital zoom 12x (216 x with optical zoom)
Horizontal angle of view 48.0°(wide) to 2.8° (tele)
TV distortion -
Minimum object distance 290 mm (wide) to 800 mm (tele)
Sync system Internal/External (V-Lock)
Minimum illumination 1/60 s mode: 0.7 lx (typical) (F1.4, 50 IRE), 1/4 s mode: 0.07 lx (typical) (F1.4, 50 IRE)
Auto ICR Yes
Image stabilizer No
Video motion detection Yes
Multi-line OSD Yes (Up to eleven lines with 20 characters per line)
Slow AE response Yes
E-flip Yes
Picture freeze Yes
Slow shutter Yes
Video output VBS: 1.0 Vp-p (sync negative), Y/C
Camera control interface VISCA (TTL signal level), baud rate: 9.6 kb/s, 19.2 kb/s, 38.4 kb/s, 1 or 2 stop-bit selectable
S/N ratio More than 50 dB
Electronic shutter 1/1 to 1/10,000 s, 22 steps
White balance AUTO, ATW, Indoor, Outdoor, One-push, Manual
Gain Auto/Manual (-3 to 28 dB, 2 dB steps)
AE control Auto, Manual, Priority mode (shutter priority & iris priority), Bright, EV compensation, Back light compensation, Slow AE
Wide dynamic range (On/Off)
Backlight compensation (On/Off)
Privacy zone masking Yes (On/Off) (8 masks per view/24 masks preset in the entire viewing range when integrated into a PTZ camera- 14 colors, mosaic)
Character generator Mode display/Multi-line OSD (OSD has priority over Mode display)
Flicker cancel (Auto)
Focusing system Auto (Sensitivity: normal, low), One-push AF, Manual, Infinity, Interval AF, Zoom Trigger AF
Picture effects E-flip, Nega Art, Black & White, Mirror Image
Zoom switch Tele, Wide
Storage temperature -4 to 140 °F (-20 to 60 °C)
Operating temperature 32 to 122 °F (0 to 50 °C)
Power requirements DC 6 to 12 V
Power consumption 2.6 W (motors inactive), 4.4 W (motors active)
Weight 8.1 oz (230 g)
Dimensions 2 1/8 x 2 3.8 x 3 1/2 inches (52.0 x 57.5 x 88.5 mm)


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