Photron, San Diego, CA, offers the Fastcam SA3, a megapixel, high-speed video imaging system that is designed to withstand high-G and rugged environments. Suitable for automotive safety testing, the camera features a 17-micron pixel size for demanding frame rate or low-light applications. The 12-bit CMOS camera system with 2-microsecond global shuttering is available in two configurations and memory options of 2 GB and 4 GB.

The Model 60K performs at 1024 × 1024 full pixel resolution up to 1,000 frames per second (fps), and offers reduced resolution up to 60,000 fps. The Model 120K operates at 1024 × 1024 full pixel resolution up to 2,000 fps, with reduced resolution up to 120,000 fps. The camera is suited for high-speed impact testing and analysis, R&D, and industrial high-speed imaging.

The camera integrates with the user-select button on the rear panel or via the Gigabit Ethernet interface. The optional RS-422 remote keypad control with a built-in 5" LCD color display offers real-time monitoring capabilities during set-up, recording, and playback, without requiring an attached computer.

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