High-speed camera from Photron acquires images at up to 5000 frames/sec

Feb. 19, 2013
The Fastcam SA8 high-speed camera from Photron offers 1280 x 1024-pixel image resolution at up to 3500 frames/sec and 1280 x 720-pixel (720p) resolution at 5000 frames/sec.

TheFastcam SA8 high-speed camera offers 1280 x 1024-pixel image resolution at up to 3500 frames/sec and 1280 x 720-pixel (720p) resolution at 5000 frames/sec. Applications for the high-speed imaging camera http://buyersguide.vision-systems.com/Search/cat/9537/highspeed-video-cameras.html?sid=628470 include engineering research, materials science, fluid dynamics, military/defense/aerospace research, and ballistics imaging, among others. Sensitivity is ISO 5000 for monochrome and ISO 2500 for color with full compliance with the ISO 12232 Ssat standard. The 12.8 x 10.2-mm CMOS sensor is compatible with 1-in. C-mount and Nikon G-type lenses. A Gigabit Ethernet interface enables images to be downloaded at fast transfer rates to a PC. Memory options include 4 Gbytes and 8 Gbytes.
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Photron Introduces Powerful, High-Quality, High-Speed Imaging System -- Fastcam SA8

San Diego, CA -- Photron, Inc., a global leader and manufacturer of high speed cameras and image analysis software, introduces the powerful, high performance Fastcam SA8 high speed camera with 1280 x 1024 pixel image resolution up to 3,500 frames per second (fps). Increased frame rates are also available at reduced resolution, including 1280 x 720 (720p) at 5,000 fps. The innovative CMOS sensor technology offers high quality, low noise images with superior light sensitivity that previously has not been available from other high speed imaging systems.

Photron’s Fastcam SA8 digital sensor provides impressive sensitivity: ISO 5,000 for monochrome and ISO 2,500 for color, fully compliant with ISO 12232 Ssat standard. The sensor size at 12.8 x 10.2 mm is compatible with 1-inch C-mount and Nikon G-type lenses. Two memory options include 4GB and 8GB with convenient high performance Gigabit Ethernet interface to quickly download images to your PC.

The compact SA8 camera is housed in a rugged, sealed camera body, making it ideal for imaging in harsh environments without ingress of dust and other contaminants. Applications include automotive safety testing, engineering research, materials science, fluid dynamics, military/defense/aerospace research and ballistic imaging.

Photron, Inc. (USA) (www.photron.com) is a leading worldwide manufacturer and supplier of digital high speed cameras, including the world’s fastest mega pixel video systems. High speed imaging products range from low-cost solutions to highly specialized, intensified systems for biofluorescence and combustion analysis. High speed, slow motion cameras featuring high definition (HD) resolution up to 2,000 frames per second are available for motion picture, reality TV, sports, and broadcast applications. For production fault-finding, Photron offers high speed imaging systems with multiple miniature cube or pencil camera heads. For extreme or hostile environments, such as vehicle crash testing and/or military weapons proving, Photron’s high-G rated camera systems are utilized. Cameras include standard and custom, high-resolution, high-speed imagers, software, and systems to meet R&D, automotive, commercial, medical, and defense-related motion image analysis requirements.

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SOURCE: Photron

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