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Combining Excellent Picture Quality, Multiple Video Outputs, and Day/Night Function, the FCB-H11 Makes Vision Solutions Crystal Clear.

Sonys FCB-H11 has become the industry standard for HD quality camera block technology since its introduction around 8 years ago, during the time when HD was first entering the industrial imaging market.

Sony has since expanded its range of HD and Full HD camera blocks, building upon the years of technological innovations and development from this first HD offering. 

FCB-H11 remains a very popluar product due to its small form factor, weight and great image quality.

Key Features


This stunning model extends application possibilities by incorporating a new Day/Night function that enables the camera to capture high-quality colour images during the day and clear, black-and-white images at night. In addition, the FCB-H11 camera achieves a minimum illumination of 1.0 lx by dynamically
removing the infrared cut filter and allowing the spectral responsivity range to extend into the near infrared.
The FCB-H11 incorporates a 1/3-type HD CMOS image sensor boasting approximately two million effective pixels, and provides a 16 x 9 aspect ratio, making it ideal for use with wide-screen displays. This camera also features multiformat video outputs, satisfying user needs for high-definition (HD) and standarddefinition (SD) applications. When extremely clear, super picture quality HD images are required, the FCB-H11 camera offers 1080i and 720p signals. This versatile and flexible camera can also be used with an SD system to allow easy migration from SD to HD when you are ready.
The FCB-H11 inherits a multitude of functions from the world-renowned FCB Series. With a 120x zooming capability, Picture Freeze function, SPOT AE function, and Slow Shutter, the FCB-H11 is ideal for applications such as inspection, video conferencing, cable TV broadcasting, and point-of-view (POV) applications. Furthermore, with the incorporation of the Day/Night function, which is essential for monitoring, this camera is a great choice for a wide range of security applications in, for example, parking lots, retail stores, and many other locations.
Superb Picture Quality with Two Megapixel HD CMOS Sensor
The FCB-H11 employs a 1/3-type HD CMOS sensor (approximately two million effective pixels) providing excellent picture quality and highresolution images.
Multi-Format Video Outputs from NTSC/PAL to Full HD
The FCB-H11 can provide full highdefinition video in 1080i format. Depending on your application and configuration, you can select the format that is right for you. With eight video formats from SD to full HD, the FCB-H11 camera module allows you to easily migrate from SD to HD. 
Day/Night Function
With a new Day/Night capability, the FCB-H11 offers optimal sensitivity in changing light conditions, which is a typical challenge in round-the clock security operations. As the scene darkens, an infrared filter is automatically replaced with a clear filter, and the camera switches to black-and-white mode, allowing for operation at a minimum illumination of 1.0 lx (F1.8, 50 IRE).
120x Zoom Ratio (10x Optical + 12x Digital)
The FCB-H11 incorporates a 10x optical zoom lens allowing for a zoom capability of up to 120x when used in combination with its 12x digital zoom. Combining these lens features, users can effortlessly capture close-up or wide-angle shots.
Compact and Lightweight Design
The compact and lightweight body of the FCB-H11 allows it to be installed in many different space-restricted environments.
Picture Freeze Function
The Picture Freeze Function outputs a still image while the FCB-H11 camera is panning, tilting, zooming, focusing, initializing the lens, or performing preset operations. This helps prevent the display of unnecessary images during these operations.

Other features

  • SPOT AE Function
  • Slow Shutter
  • Low Power Consumption (4.8W)


Image sensor
1/3-type CMOS
Effective number of pixels
Approx 2,000,000 pixels
Aspect ratio
HD: 16:9
SD: 4:3/16:9
10x optical zoom, f=5.1 mm (wide) to 51.0 mm (tele), F1.8 to F2.1
Digital zoom
12x (120x with optical zoom)
Horizontal angle of view
50° (wide) to 5.4” (tele)*
Minimum object distance
10 mm (wide) to 800 mm (tele)
S/N ratio
More than 50 dB
Electronic shutter
1/2 to 1/10,000 s, 21 steps
White balance
Auto, indoor, Outdoor, One-push, Manual
Auto/Manual (-3 to 18 dB, 8 steps
AE control
Auto, Manual, Shutter Priority, Iris Priority, Bright, Spot AE
EV compensation
-10.5 to 10.5 dB (15 steps, 1.5 dB increments)
Backlight compensation
Signal system
HD: 1080/59.94I, 1080/50I, 720/59.94p, 720/50p
SD: NTSC (Crop/Squeeze). PAL (Crop/Squeeze)
Video output
HD: Analog component: Y/Pb/Pr
SD: VBS: 1.0Vp-p (sync negative) Y/C
Focus system
Full Auto (Normal AF/Interval AF/Zoom Trigger AF), One-push Trigger, Manual, Infinity, Near Limit Setting
Picture effects
Nega Art, Black & White, Picture Freeze
Camera operation switch
Zoom tele, Zoom wide
Camera control interface
VISCA (TTL signal level), baud rate: 9.6 Kb/s, 19.2 Kb/s, 38.4 Kb/s, stop bit: 1 bit
Storage temperature
-20 to 60°C (-4 to 140°F)
Operating temperature
0 to 45°C (32 to 81°F)
Power consumption
6 to 12V DC/4.8W
Approx. 120g (4.2oz)
Dimensions (w x h x d)
47.2 x 43.1 x 72.2mm (1 7/8 x 1 3/4 x 2 7/8 inches)

* in HD and SD SQUEEZE output mode


Flat Flexible Cable


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