High sensitivity micro camera head

Paul Boughton

Panasonic Industrial Medical Vision has launched a new high sensitivity micro camera head, for the industrial and medical markets, capable of operating in low light conditions.

The new GP-KH232HA micro camera-head benefits from a 1/3 type Full HD single MOS sensor, which can operate at a minimum illumination of just 5 lx at F1.4. Required illumination comprises solely 2000 lx at F8.

The compact camera (28mm x 27mm x 39mm) weighs only 48g and is suitable for a variety of applications in the medical, Pro AV, Industrial or Life Sciences field.

The camera head has Full HD (1080/59.94p.50p) resolution. The CCU implies HDMI, RGB, SDI and S-Video outputs. Other key features include an electronic shutter, gain adjustment, electronic sensitivity enhancement, x2.5 electronic zoom as well as freeze, flip and mirror options for flexible imaging.

“The GP-KH232HA remote camera head is available for the Panasonic IMV 1 MOS micro camera control units GP-KH232CUE as well as GPKH232CSE and cables range from 2m to 15m. With the full micro camera system, we have the option to address various markets such as industrial or medical,“ said Patrick Linder, Industrial Medical Vision European Product Manager.