FCB-EX E Version  
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FCB-EX15E/P 12x Standard Definition

These cameras are specifically designed to be integrated into security domes/cameras, police vehicles, photo booths, document stands, and low-vision systems. There are nine cameras in the FCB-EX Series lineup, and each incorporates a wide variety of optical zoom lenses ranging from 10x to 36x. With this breadth of choice, it’s never been easier to select the right camera for your specific monitoring applications.

Target applications:

  • Mini speed dome
  • ITS
  • Low vision
  • Police car

Features:

 

• Upgrade successor of FCB-EX11D/P and FCB-CX11D/P

• Compact-size and lightweight model

• 12x optical and total 144x with 12x digital zoom

• Higher horizontal resolution up to 550 TV lines

• Digital output via LVDS (30-pin thin coaxial) / Analog output (9-pin FFC)

• Auto ICR mechanism for Day & Night function

• Enhanced Noise Reduction

• Succeed the basic functions of E ver. Series

  

 

Progressive Scan Broadens Capabilities

In Progressive Scan mode, the video signal is processed by progressive scan to achieve clear images without any flicker effect. Since network cameras typically have backend systems based on progressive scan, the original picture quality can be maintained without requiring conversion from interlace scan to progressive scan.

 

High-quality Digital Output

The camera is equipped with a digital interface (Y/Cb/Cr 4:2:2) which is comparable to ITU-R BT656. Using this digital interface means that the quality of the camera’s video signal does not deteriorate. In addition, there is no need for an external analog/digital converter between the camera and any other equipment.

 

Various Operation Modes

The camera has four operation modes so you can choose the best one depending on your priorities for the application: for example, sensitivity, resolution or other factors.

 

Enhanced Noise Reduction

By combining 2D and 3D noise reduction, the camera offers a wide selection of noise-reduction settings, from Level 1 to Level 5, to allow the user to choose the ideal level for different shooting conditions.

 

Wide Dynamic Range with New Technology

The Wide Dynamic Range (Wide-D) feature allows for the capture of clear images in extreme lighting conditions.

Auto Mode

When shooting in high- or low-contrast lighting situations, the camera monitors the luminance differences within an image and automatically switches the Wide-D feature on and off, depending on the visibility of the subjects and the background.

Interlace Wide-D and Progressive Wide-D Modes

Interlace Wide-D mode is ideally suited to high-contrast environments, while Progressive Wide-D mode is suited to low-contrast environments

 

High-resolution Images

The camera achieves a high horizontal resolution of 550 TV lines to reproduce very clear and detailed images.

 

High-sensitivity Images

The camera delivers exceptional high sensitivity - ideal for security applications.

 

Advanced White Balance

For the White Balance function, there are two different modes: Outdoor Auto mode and Sodium Vapor Lamp

mode. These modes are designed to adapt to changing natural light outdoors, and to changing sodium vapor lamp lighting, respectively.

 

Extended Operation Temperature

The camera can operate in a range of temperature from -5°C to 60°C.

 

Temperature Readout

The camera unit’s internal temperature can be read out via VISCA. This data can be used as reference data to activate peripherals such as a fan or heater inside the camera equipment.

 

Slow AE Response

These cameras allow the user to set the auto response speed (up to 10 minutes) to enable the cameras to adapt to changes in lighting conditions. For example, when shooting in an underground parking lot, valuable images could otherwise be missed when car headlights cause an abrupt change in lighting conditions.

 

Color Enhancement

Ideally suited to low-vision applications, new color enhancement options can make reading text and pictures less challenging. Full-color images can be changed to black and white, and then inverted into two selected colors.

 

Auto IR-cut Filter Removal (Auto ICR)

Advanced Spherical Privacy Zone Masking

Electronic Flip (E-Flip)

Multi-line On-screen Display

Video Motion Detection

Picture Freeze

SMART (Sony Modular Automatic Lens Reset Technology)

Gain Limit Setting

Zoom Limit Setting

Zoom Speed-up in Zoom Direct Mode (Focus Trace On/Off)

Focus Compensation in ICR Mode

Alarm Signal Output in Auto ICR Mode

Image Stabilization Hold

 

Sensor Ref 0
Sensor Type 1/4 type IS CCD
Auto ICR function Yes
ICR function Y
Freeze Y
Auto Slow Shutter Y
Slow Shutter Function Y
Wide Dynamic Range Yes
Signal System NTSC
Picture Elements 380000
Horizontal Resolution 550
Lens x12 Zoom
Lens - Detail 0
Lens - f stops 0
Digital Zoom 0
Angle of View H (WIDE) 0
Min Working Distance (WIDE) 290
Min Working Distance (tele) 800
Sync System Internal/External (V-Lock)
Recomended Illumination 100
Minimum Illumination 0
SN Ratio 50
Electronic Shutter Speed 1
White Balance Auto, ATW, Indoor, Outdoor, Outdoor Auto, Sodium Vapor Lamp Fix/Auto, One-push, Manual
Gain 0
AE Control Manual, Bright, Slow AE, Auto, Priority mode (shutter priority & iris priority), EV compensation
EV Compensation -10
Flicker Compensation Yes
Noise Reduction 5 steps
Spot AE Y
Focusing System Auto (Sensitivity: normal-low), One-push AF, Manual, Infinity, Interval AF, Zoom Trigger AF, Near Limit, Focus Compensation with IR lighting
Picture Effects Black & White, E-Flip, Color enhancement, Nega Art, Mirror Image
Character Generator Yes (20 characters/line, max. 11 lines)
Grid/Cross Disaply Yes
Privacy Zone Masking Yes (with Spherical Pan/tilt)
Privacy Zone masking Detail (24 mask, 8 on screen, 160x120 matrix, mosaic)
Interlock with pan, tilt and zoom Yes (Spherical interlocking)
Alarm function Yes (Motion detection with 4 zones)
Camera Operation Switch Zoom TELE, Zoom WIDE
Aperture Control 16 steps
Preset 6 positions, 1 custom/power on preset
User Memory 16
Serial Interface VISCA protocol (TTL/CMOS), 9.6 Kbps, 19.2 Kbps, 38.4 Kbps, Stop bit 1/2 bit
Visca Model ID 460
Video Output VBS: 1.0 Vp-p (sync negative), Y/C ITU-R BT656 Style LVDS
Connector 9-Pin FFC, 30 pin micro coaxial
Metal Frame Y
Lens Diameter 22
Storage Temperature Humidity -20
Operating temperature/ Humidity -5
Power Consumption 1
Power Voltage 6
MTBF (excluding lens) 52
Weight 150
Width 44 mm
Depth 71
Height 46 mm
Order Quantity 10

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