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For Demanding Applications That Require High Frame Rates and High Resolution, Choose the Sony XC-HR Series of Progressive Scan Cameras.

All of these cameras feature the same compact body enabling them to be easily interchanged to meet your various application requirements and are ideal for space restricted areas.

Key Features

Features Specifications Accessories Downloads Resources

The XC-HR57 and XC-HR58 cameras both incorporate a 1/2“ Progressive Scan IT CCD. The XC-HR57 features VGA resolution of 648 x 494 pixels at 60 full fps, and the XC-HR58 features SVGA resolution of 767 x 580 pixels at 50 full fps.


In addition, the XC-HR camera series has a high-rate scanning function that increases their vertical scanning frequency so that images can be captured at up to 120 - 240 fps depending on the camera model. Combining high-resolution and highspeed image capture capabilities in a compact, robust body, the Sony XC-HR Camera Series are ideal for demanding applications such as semiconductor production and high-speed assembly lines.

  • 1/2-type progressive scan CCD
  • VGA resolution (648 x 494 pixels) image capturing at a speed of 60 full fps.
  • High-rate scanning of up to 240 partial fps. (100 effective lines at restart/reset ON, binning OFF)
  • Horizontal resolution: 500 TV lines
  • Partial scan controlled by VD pulse length
  • Minimum illumination: 1.0 lx at F1.4
  • High S/N ratio: 58 dB
  • Electronic shutter: 1/100 to 1/30,000 sec. 
  • Vertical Binning Function
    By combining the image data of every two lines vertically, these cameras can increase the frame rate, which minimizes image processing time. 
  • External Trigger Shutter
    Allows accurate image capture of fast-moving objects through shutter speeds of 1/4 to 1/100,000 sec. 
  • High Shock and Vibration Tolerance
  • RoHS Compliance
  • Compact, Lightweight Body
  • C-mount

Image device 

1/2-type progressive scan IT CCD


Effective picture elements 

659 (H) x 494 (V)


Effective lines 

648 (H) x 494 (V) - VGA


Cell size 

9.9 mm (H) x 9.9 mm (V)


Scanning system 

Progressive scan


Output signal frequency

59.94 Hz (normal mode), 119.88 Hz (binning mode)


Lens mount 

C mount


Flange back 

17.526 mm


Sync system 

Internal/External (auto)


External sync signal 

HD/VD (2 to 5 Vp-p 75 Ω)



Less than 20 ns


Video output 

1.0 Vp-p, sync negative, 75 Ω, unbalanced


Horizontal resolution 

500 TV lines



400 lx F 5.6 (g = OFF, FIX GAIN (0dB))


Minimum illumination 

1lx (F 1.4, g = OFF, GAIN +18dB)


S/N ratio 

58 dB (0 dB GAIN)



Manual (0 to 18dB)/FIX (0dB) (adjustable on rear panel)



OFF (fixed)


White clip 

820 mV ±70 mV (F1.4, FIX GAIN (0dB))



Normal shutter, Restar t/Reset(R/R), External trigger shutter (Mode 1/Mode 2)


Normal shutter speed 

1/100, 1/125, 1/250, 1/500, 1/1,000, 1/2,000, 1/4,000, 1/10,000, 1/15,000, 1/30,000 s


External trigger shutter speed

DIP switch settings: 1/100, 1/125, 1/250, 1/500, 1/1,000, 1/2,000, 1/4,000, 1/10,000, 1/25,000, 1/50,000, 1/100,000 s

Trigger pulse width settings: 1/4 to 1/100,000 s


External trigger 

Polarity: +, Width: 2 μs to 250ms, Input impedance: 10 kΩ or more (H: +2 to +5.0V, L: 0 to 0.6V)


High-rate scanning

R/R mode

binning off: max 240 fps

(effective lines: 102 lines)

binning on: max 362 fps

(effective lines: 59 lines)

External trigger shutter mode (MODE 1)

binning off: max 240 fps

(effective lines: 100 lines)

binning on: max 362 fps

(effective lines: 57 lines)


Power requirements

DC 12 V (+10.5 V to +15 V)


Power consumption

1.8 W



29 (W) x 29 (H) x 30 (D) mm (1 3/16 x 1 3/16 x 1 3/16 inches) (excluding protrusions)



50 g (1.8 oz)


Operating temperature

-5 to 45 °C (23 to 113 °F)


Storage temperature

-30 to 60 °C (-22 to 140 °F)


Operating humidity 

20 to 80% (no condensation)


Storage humidity 

20 to 95% (no condensation)


Vibration resistance 

10 G (20 Hz to 200 Hz)


Shock resistance 

70 G


Supplied accessories 

Lens mount cap (1), Operating instructions (1)

Key Features
Video format
Optical zoom (lens)
Digital zoom
Super resolution zoom
Live view
Video output
Partial scan/binning
IEEE1588 compliant
HW & SW trigger
Noise filter
DC 12 V (PoE)
Shading/ defect correction
Frame accumulation
External synchronization
Power consumption
Image stabilization
Noise reduction
Visca command

Optional Accessories:


Camera adaptor



12-pin camera cable 

CCXC-12P02N (2 m)

CCXC-12P05N (5 m)

CCXC-12P10N (10 m)

CCXC-12P25N (25 m)


Tripod adaptor 


Sony XC Series Downloads

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Technical Manual
Operating Instructions

Sony XC Resources

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