The SIM-D from Specialised Imaging Ltd. is a compact and ultrafast framing camera system for use in automotive testing, biomedical and combustion research, failure dynamics, impact studies and nanotechnology. An optical periscope for focus adjustment facilitates experimental setup. Other features include comprehensive triggering facilities, accurate timing control, a variety of output signals, and software that offers full measurement and image enhancement functions. Remote operation via Ethernet comes as standard, and the system provides a choice of up to 16 optical channels. Spatial resolution of >36 lp/mm remains the same from frame to frame and in both axes.