COMPACT IMAGING SOLUTIONS FOR MEDICAL, INDUSTRIAL, SCIENCE, BROADCAST AND MORE
BRACKNELL, UK. 03 SEPTEMBER 2012 - Panasonic System Communications Company Europe, Professional Camera Solutions is pleased to announce a new range of block module camera equipment suitable for many applications including medical (hospitals, microscopy), industrial (quality control, inspection), live science (research facilities, laboratories), broadcast (for example in nature documentaries) and even security (DOOM cameras). Panasonic has created a flexible range of new block module zoom cameras including the GP-MH310, GP-MS424 and GP-MS436.
The GP-MH310 is a single chip Full HD Module camera that brings outstanding HD resolution and superior colour performance at the right price and size for a variety of medical and industrial applications. It has outstanding performance, delivering native up to 1080p resolution, plus multi-format capability in a compact and lightweight camera module. It is also possible to customise the true day/night switching point according to the surrounding environment ensuring simpler, automated monitoring of scenes with high image quality.
Many applications like traffic control and automotive require a still picture shot triggered by an external event. The unique Still Picture USB function with direct data transmission to a PC makes this module an ideal component for such solutions.
The GP-MS424 and GP-MS436 are single chip Super Dynamic Module Cameras with 160x wider dynamic range compared to conventional cameras. The price, combined with the unique 720x (optical and digital) zoom for the GP-MS436 and the 480x combined zoom for the GP-MS424 as well as other functions such as mirror and up-side-down functions, video motion detection and a privacy function, makes these cameras the optimum component for a wide variety of medical, industrial, surveillance and video conference applications.
More information can be found on our Business Solutions website.
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Full Technical Specifications:
The Panasonic 1MOS Full-HD Module Camera with 4M Pixel
High Definition with 1/2.5" 4 Megapixel MOS Sensor
Minimum illumination : 2.0 lx (Colour), 0.1 lx (B/W)
10x Optical zoom with 16x Digital zoom + Auto focus
Digital Video via HD-LVDS and Analogue via YPbPr, Y/C and Composite
Compact Size (43.7x44.2x75.2mm)
Up-to 4 Megapixel Still Image via USB with external trigger input
The Single Chip Full HD Module Camera from Panasonic brings you outstanding HD resolution and superior colour performance at the right price, and the right size for a wide variety of medical & industrial applications. With outstanding performance, the camera delivers native 1080/50(60)p resolution, plus multi-format capability in a compact and lightweight camera module.
High Image Quality
Full HD Video signal output up to 1080p analogue and 1080i via digital output
Image Mirroring (Up/Down/Left/Right)
Needed for e.g. dome camera and applicable for many other multiple systems
Preferred camera settings can be customised
USB Video Class (UVC) function
Max. 4M pixel JPG still shot through the USB port
Useful for versatile applications with PC connectivity
True Day/Night switching adjustable
Customise the day/night switching point according to the surrounding environment
Image Stabiliser, Motion Detection and Privacy function
GP-MS424 and GP-MS436
The Panasonic 1CCD Super Dynamic Module Colour Zoom Camera
1/4-inch 1CCD PAL,
24x Optical Auto focus Zoom lens for GP-MS424
36x Optical Auto focus Zoom lens for GP-MS436
20x Digital Zoom: Up to 480x with optical zoom
650 TV lines typical at colour and B/W imaging horizontal resolution
Super Dynamic technology
The Single Chip SD Module Camera from Panasonic brings you outstanding Super Dynamic range technology, delivering 160x wider dynamic range compared to conventional cameras. Together with the right price and in combination with the 24/36 times optical Zoom and many others functions it's the optimum solution for a wide variety of medical, industrial and automotive applications.
High sensitivity with True Day/Night function:
0.5 lx at colour mode at F1.4 (Sense Up: Off, AGC: High)
0.04 lx at B/W mode at F1.4 (Sense Up: Off, AGC: High)
True Day/Night operation can be selected to automatically or manually switch from colour to
Privacy function: Up to 8 masks can be displayed within one view angle.
Mirror and Up-Side-Down functions
VMD (Video Motion Detection)
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PSCEU is the European branch of Panasonic Systems Communications Company, the global B2B division of Panasonic. PSCEU’s goal is to improve the working lives of business professionals and help their organisations efficiency and performance. We help organisations capture, compute and communicate all sorts of information: image, voice, and textual data. Products include PBX telephone switches, document printers, professional cameras, projectors, large visual displays and rugged mobile PCs. With around 500 staff, engineering design expertise, global project management capability and a large European partner network, PSCEU offers unrivalled capability in its markets.
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