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PAL 18x Block Camera with Field Memory

Sony FCB-IX47CP PAL 18x Zoom Block Camera with Field Memory

Sony is expanding its comprehensive FCB camera family with the addition of its new FCB-IX "C version" cameras that combine renowned FCB picture quality, high sensitivity and an affordable price. The FCB-IX47CP color block (PAL) camera is equipped with a 1/4 type CCD featuring Sony's Super HAD technology and incorporates the same specifications, features, dimensions, and mounting hole position of the FCB-IX45A/IX45AP and FCB-IX47A/IX47AP cameras. Inheriting the outstanding features of Sony's previous FCB-IX A version cameras, the new FCB-IX47CP block camera is ideal for numerous applications such as low vision systems, mobile police cars, pipe inspection, photo booths and document stands.

  •  18x optical zoom / 4x digital zoom
  •  High speed serial communication (max. 38.4 kbps)
  •  Field Memory/Freeze Mode
  •  Slow Shutter
  •  Character generator/Privacy Zones
  •  New Spot AE function
  •  Minimum illumination of 1.0 lux
  •  Programmable custom preset function


Image Sensor 1/4 type Super HAD CCD
Number of Effective Pixels 752 (H) x 582 (V) Approx. 440,000 pixels
18x Zoom f=4.1 (wide) to 73.8 mm (tele) F1.4 to F3.0
Digital Zoom
4 x (72x with optical zoom)
Angle of View (H)
Approx. 48 degree (Wide end)
Approx. 2.7 degree (Tele end)
Min. Object Distance 10 mm (Wide end), 800 mm (Tele end)
Sync. System
Minimum Illumination
Less than 1.0 lux typical (50 IRE)
S/N Ratio
More than 50 dB
Electronic Shutter
1 sec. to 1/10,000 sec., 22 steps
Focusing System
Auto (Sensitivity: H, L), One-Push AF, Manual, Infinity
Interval AF, Zoom Trigger AF
White Balance
Auto, ATW, Indoor, Outdoor, One Push WB, Manual WB
Title, Clock
Auto/Manual (-3 to 28 dB, 2 dB steps)
Aperture Control
16 steps
Back Light Compensation
Switch Zoom tele, Zoom wide
6 positions (saved in EEPROM)
Camera Control Interface
VISCA Protocol_TTL/RS-232C signal level_
Baud rate = 9.6 Kbps, 19.2 Kbps, 38.4 Kbps, 1 or 2 Stop bit selectable
Video Output
VBS: 1.0 Vp-p (sync negative)/ Y/C Out
Storage Temperature
-20C to +60C
Operating Temperature
0C to 50C
Power Consumption
1.5 W (inactive motors)
2.0 W (active motors) / DC 6 to 12 V
Dimensions (W x H x D)
48.2 x 56.6 x 92.3 mm (1-15/16 x 2-1/4 x 3-3/4 inches)
Mass Approx. 170 g (6 oz)
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