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Specifications
General
Pan/Tilt Range
360° pan and +/-90° tilt capability
Size
10.75" (273 mm) dia. x 15.65" (397.5 mm) ht
Weight
45 lb (20.4 kg)
Contrast Enhancement
AGC or manual, histogram equalization, local contrast enhancement algorithms available
NMEA0183
TCP/IP, RS-422, NMEA 0183, Pelco D
Overlay
Integrated graphics overlays to indicate azimuth, AGC, active camera and menu control
Sharpness Enhancement
Automatic, adjustable Digital Detail Enhancement
Color Camera
Resolution
1920 x 1080
E-Zoom - Color
12x
Field of View Limits - Color
Optical 63.7° x 35.8° WFOV to 2.3° x 1.29° NFOV
Visible Sensor
1/2.8" CMOS
Connections & Communications
Communication
TCP/IP, RS-422, Pelco D
Video Over Ethernet
2 channels of streaming MPEG-4, H.264, or M-JPEG
Output Modes
Black hot, white hot, false color palettes
Environmental
Operating Temperature
-25°C to +55°C
Storage Temperature
-50°C to +80°C
Marine Imaging & Optical
Video Format
NTSC or PAL NTSC or PAL, 720p30, 1080p30
Video Interface
Analog video, HD-SDI
Measurement & Analysis
NETD
<30 mK
Power
Power Consumption
250 W (max w/heaters)
Power Requirements
12 VDC to 24 VDC (-10%+30% per IEC 60945)
Range Performance
Person in the Water
~4.9 nm (9.0 km)
Small Vessel
~8.3 nm (15.4 km)
Thermal Imaging
Spectral Response
3-5 µm
Thermal Resolution
640 x 512
Detector Type - Thermal
Cooled MWIR InSb 640x512 Focal Plane Array
E-Zoom - Thermal
4x
Field of View Limits
Optical 28° x 21° WFOV to 2° x 1.5° NFOV
Field of View - Thermal
28° x 21° WFOV to 2° x 1.5° NFOV
Optical Zoom - Thermal
1x to 14x (continuous)
Video Refresh Rate - Thermal
25 Hz (PAL) / 30 Hz (NTSC)