Photron USA, Inc.
SAN DIEGO, Jan. 29, 2013 — Photron Inc.’s Fastcam SA8 high-speed camera with 1280 × 1024-pixel image resolution operates at up to 3500 fps. Increased frame rates are also available at reduced resolution, including 1280 × 720 (720 p) at 5000 fps. The CMOS sensor technology offers high-quality, low-noise images with good light sensitivity.
The digital sensor provides ISO 5000 sensitivity for monochrome and ISO 2500 for color, fully compliant with the ISO 12232 Ssat standard. The sensor size at 12.8 × 10.2 mm is compatible with 1-in. C-mount and Nikon G-type lenses. Two memory options include 4 and 8 GB, with a Gigabit Ethernet interface to quickly download images to a PC.
The compact SA8 camera is housed in a rugged, sealed camera body, making it suitable for imaging in harsh environments without introducing dust and other contaminants. Applications include automotive safety testing, engineering research, materials science, fluid dynamics, military/defense/aerospace research and ballistics imaging.