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Sony FCBEX490D Smart Lens Color NTSC Block Camera

High Resolution and Wide Dynamic Range Combined in a Small, Block Colour Camera! Sony is enhancing its line-up of block cameras with the introduction of its new "D version" wide dynamic block cameras. Sony introduces the FCB-EX990DP, part of a new line of Colour Block Cameras to the FCB-EX Series. The FCBEX990DP incorporates advanced Digital Signal Processing (DSP) and a 1/4-type EXview HAD CCD. This combination enables these cameras to reproduce an extremely high horizontal resolution of 530 TV lines, and provides amazingly clear and detailed images. The new line of block cameras joining the FCB-EX Series offer the choice of a 36x, 26x, and 18x zoom lens, allowing users to select a camera model that meets their specific monitoring application requirements.

  • 1/4-type EXview HAD CCD
  • High Horizontal Resolution of 530 TV Lines
  • 312x Zoom Ratio (26x optical, 12x digital)
  • Wide Dynamic Range
  • Advanced Spherical Privacy Zone Masking
  • Function with Mosaic Effect
  • Video Motion Detection
  • Minimum Illumination of 1.0 lx (typical) at 1/60 s shutter speed and 0.09 lx (typical) at 1/4 s shutter speed
  • Multi-Line On-Screen Display
  • e-Flip Function
  • Auto ICR (IR-cut filter Removal) Mode
  • Picture Freeze Function
  • Key Switch Connector (CN501) for Camera Control with External Equipment
  • Electronic Shutter/Slow Shutter
  • High-Speed Serial Interface (maximum 38.4 Kb/s) with TTL Signal-Level Control (VISCA protocol)
  • Internal/External Sync

Image device 1/4-type EXview HAD CCD
Effective picture elements Approx. 440,000 pixels
Horizontal resolution On/Off (On: 530 TV lines)
Lens 26x optical zoom, f=3.5 mm (wide) to 91.0 mm (tele), F1.6 to F3.8
Digital zoom 12x (312x with optical zoom)
Viewing angle (H) 54.2 (wide) to 2.2 (tele)
Minimum object distance 320 mm (wide), 1500 mm (tele)
Sync system Internal/External (V-Lock)
Minimum illumination 1/60 s mode: 1.0 lx (typical) (F1.6, 50IRE)
1/4 s mode: 0.09 lx (typical) (F1.6, 50IRE)
S/N ratio More than 50 dB (weight ON)
Electronic shutter Electronic shutter
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, Backlight compensation, Slow AE
Wide dynamic range On/Off
Backlight compensation On/Off
Privacy zone masking On/Off (8 masks per view/24 masks presets 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 --
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
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
Storage temperature -20 to 60 C (-4 to 140 F)
Operating temperature 0 to 50 C (32 to 122 F)
Power requirements 6 to 12 V DC
Power consumption 2.6 W (motors inactive), 5.4 W (motors active)


230 g (8.1 oz)

Dimensions (WxHxD)

55.3 x 57.5 x 88.5 mm (2 x 2 3/8 x 3 1/2 inches)


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