B. iShot® PTZ-550A Camera System
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- Fits through 5.5 inch (140mm) diameter opening
- Can turn to right angle in 6 inch ID pipe
- Total operating envelope from fixed mount 7.25 inch (184.2mm) sphere
- Overall height 11 inches
- Continuous 360 degree Pan, 245 degree tilt
- 36x Optical Zoom - Sony FCB-EX1020 Color Camera
- Image Stabilization, Progressive Scan, Automatic Wide D On/Off, Auto Gain
- 6061 Anodized Aluminum Housing can accommodate ALL Sony FCB IX, EX and HD Series Block Cameras
- Rugged Design, Submersible and Rated to 100’ (30.48 M) Depth
- Kevlar, Reinforced Polyurethane Cable
- Illumination - Two 35 Watt Lamps, one Spot and one Flood
The iShot® PTZ-550A is a powerful Pan, Tilt, and Zoom Camera developed for the world's most challenging remote vision applications. The robust camera head assembly is manufactured out of anodized aluminum to maintain it's easy maneuverability and lightweight presence, while also allowing it to go into the most critical of areas. The 36x Optical, 12x Digital, delivers a total zoom ratio of 432x allowing the operator to "reach" into the most remote areas to ensure quality and safety. The PTZ-550A also features a continuous 360° pan as well as a 245° tilt, ensuring that no area is out of sight. Light is provided by two 35 Watt Lamps - one Spot and one Flood, perfect for extremely dark areas. The lighting system allows for independent control of each lamp to achieve ideal lighting no matter what inspection is being performed. The PTZ-550 is easily implemented onto pre-existing mounting mechanism and was designed with being easily retrofitted to pre-existing inspection stations.
The system includes the PTZ-550A Camera Head Assembly, a Control Box for manipulation of the mechanical motions, the lighting system, and the advanced controls of the camera module itself. Also included is a 100' Kevlar, Reinforced Polyurethane Cable, with deployment reel. The powerful camera module embedded inside of the PTZ-550A boasts the latest in CCD technology, including features such as Image Stabilization, an Automatic Wide-Dynamic range, and a Digital Output interface. The PTZ-550A measures 5.5-inches (140 mm) in diameter with a total operating envelope from fixed mount 7.25 inch (184.2mm) sphere. Equipped with a 36x Optical Zoom, Auto Focus, and Image Stabilization provide sharp, high resolution video of hazardous and inaccessible areas.
Optional Sony FCB-EX Block Modules, including the HD (high definition) Sony FCB-H11, are compatible with the PTZ-550A.
Common applications for the PTZ-550A include a multitude of applications such as Nuclear Fuel Bundle/Serial Number Verification, Reactor Vessel, Large Pipe Inspections, Monitoring of Contaminated Rooms and Hot Cells, Steam Generator Bowl and Secondary Side Inspection, Tanks and Vessels,. Some other non-Nuclear applications include Weld Inspections, Corrosion Evaluation, Fuel tank inspection and any kind of application where human access is either dangerous or impossible.
The PTZ-550A camera head measures 5.5 inches x 11 inches in a 6061 anodized aluminum waterproof housing (up to 100 ft) and can fit through 5.5 inch (140mm) diameter opening turning to a right angle in 6 inch ID pipe. Continuous 360 degree Pan, 245 degree tilt equipped with 36x Optical Zoom, image stablization, progressive scan, wide D and both 35 Watt spot and flood lamp illumination.
100 foot Kevlar, Reinforced Polyurethane Cable with strain relief connecting the base of the camera unit to the camera control unit. The cable to camera head connection is submersible in water up to 100 feet. For use with the PTZ-550A, PTZ-400A, or PTZ-275A Camera Systems.