Vaddio ClearVIEW HD-20 HD Robotic PTZ Camera

Vaddio ClearVIEW HD-20 HD Robotic PTZ Camera

Vaddio ClearVIEW HD-20 HD Robotic PTZ Camera

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Vaddio ClearVIEW HD-20 HD Robotic PTZ Camera


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Product Highlights

  • 20x Optical Zoom
  • 3.27 Mp 1/2.8-Type Exmor CMOS Sensor
  • Slip-Clutch Robotics System
  • Pans ±170°
  • Tilts -30° to +90°
  • 16 Preset Positions
  • HDMI & Analog Component HD Outputs
  • 1080i50/60, 720p50/60, 1080p30/25
  • 1.6 lux Minimum Illumination
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  • 1Description

The Vaddio ClearVIEW HD-20 HD Robotic PTZ Camera features a motorized 20x optical zoom lens with 11 glass elements, a 3.27 Megapixel 1/2.8-type Sony Exmor CMOS sensor, and a slip-clutch robotics system, all for capturing clear, high-definition images with precise, wide-ranging movements. With powerful imaging and pan/tilt/zoom systems, the HD-20 is perfect for videoconferencing, distance learning, and live-event recording in houses of worship and other venues.

The CMOS sensor isn't of the tiny type that you often find in cameras that are "high-definition" in terms of their resolution only. The HD-20 features a 1/2.8-type (6.49mm diagonal) sensor that boasts a large pixel aperture size. The PTZ camera also has high signal to noise, and analog-to-digital conversion is performed in a column-parallel method. All of this results in higher resolution, saturation, and sensitivity of the CMOS sensor: technical details that pay real dividends in terms of image quality – especially in low-light conditions. The HD-20 requires a minimum illumination of only 1.6 lux.

The ClearVIEW HD-20 is smaller and more compact than its predecessor, the HD-18. The HD-20 features both analog component (YPbPr) and digital HDMI outputs for 1080i60, 1080i50, 720p60, 720p50, 1080p30, and 1080p25 signals, meaning the camera will be compatible with HD video systems worldwide.

High-Precision Motors
High-torque, micro-stepper motors provide for extremely smooth panning and tilting of the camera. Recalled preset camera positions are highly accurate across the entire pan and tilt range (-30° to +90° tilt, -170° to +170° pan). A smooth slip-clutch mechanism has been included to further enhance robotic movement. The HD-20 is invertible as well – with no frame loss – for ceiling-mount applications
Analog Component and HDMI Outputs
The ClearVIEW HD-20 has simultaneous YPbPr (analog) and HDMI (digital) video outputs (same resolution) on the rear of the camera for use in A/V presentation environments and videoconferencing applications
Quick-Connect Compatibility
The HD-20 is compatible with the HD-18 Quick-Connect - SR Interface, the Quick-Connect DVI/HDMI - SR Interface and the Quick-Connect CCU in different packages (available separately)
Easy Integration
Using a common RS-232 protocol (VISCA) the ClearVIEW HD-20 is easily integrated for use with videoconferencing codecs and control systems such as Crestron and AMX. And of course, the HD-20 is compatible with all Vaddio camera controllers
HiLD Glass Lens
The HD-20 is equipped with a HiLD (High-Index, Low-Dispersion) 11-element glass lens for improved images and reduced chromatic aberrations. In short, the image looks really, really good
Advanced Digital Signal Processing
The HD-20 has an advanced DSP that enables capturing the original colors of faces, clothing, and objects accurately
Advanced CMOS Image Sensor
The HD-20 uses a 1/3" (or more correctly 6.49mm diagonal, 1/2.8-type) Exmor true native HD CMOS image sensor. The 3.27 Mp image sensor is high-speed, high-frame-rate, and low-noise, while requiring a minimum illumination of only 1.6 lux
Made in the USA
The ClearVIEW HD-20 HD PTZ camera is made in the USA, at Vaddio, in the greater Minneapolis, Minnesota area
Optional Output Cards
Optional video output cards (available separately): EZIM HD-SDI slot card and EZIM CCU slot card (the latter is for use with Quick-Connect CCU only)
Included Accessories
Includes PowerRite power supply, IR remote, and AC cord set
In the Box
Vaddio ClearVIEW HD-20 HD Robotic PTZ Camera
  • Vaddio IR Remote Commander
  • RJ-45 to RS-232 Control Adapter
  • 12V DC PowerRite Power Supply with AC Cord
  • 1 Year Limited Warranty
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    • 1Description
    Imaging Device 6.49mm diagonal (1/2.8 type) Exmor high-speed CMOS image sensor
    Picture Elements 3.27 megapixels (effective)
    Resolutions 1080i60, 1080i50, 720p60, 720p50, 1080p30, and 1080p25 (SD resolutions not supported)
    Lens 20x optical zoom lens with HiLD (High Index Low Dispersion) glass, f/1.6 wide to f/3.5 tele, 11 elements in 9 groups
    Focal Length 4.7-94mm (20x)
    Horizontal Viewing Angle 2.9-55.2° (16:9 aspect ratio)
    Video S/N Ratio >50 dB
    Invertible Yes – without frame delay
    Minimum Illumination 1.6 lux (f/1.6, 50IRE)
    Serial Control RS-232 (Modified VISCA)
    Tilt Range -30° to +90°
    Pan Range ±170°
    Minimum Object Distance (M.O.D.) Wide: 0.4" (1.0 cm)
    Tele: 39.4" (1.0 m)
    Preset Positions 16 internal, 6 recalled via IR remote
    Image Controls Red & Blue Gain, Detail, Chroma, Gamma, Pedestal, Iris, and Gain (available through RS-232 control)
    Tally Light available through RS-232 control
    Connectors 12 VDC Power Input: EIAJ-04 Coaxial Power Connector
    HD Video Outputs: YPbPr on DE-15 (D-Sub 15-pin HD), HDMI
    RS-232/IR Out: RJ-45 jack (RS-232 communication and IR out (with Quick-Connect SR interfaces)
    EZ Power HD Video: RJ-45 jack, for use with HD-18 Quick-Connect SR interface or Quick-Connect DVI/HDMI SR Interface. Supplies power to the camera and returns HD video from the camera to the Quick-Connect SR systems
    Settings 16-position rotary switch: used to set HD video resolution output
    10-position dip switch: settings for IR Select, Baud Rate 9600, Image Flip, Unpublished Functions
    Operating Temperature 32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)
    Power Consumption 25W maximum (without accessory card)
    Dimensions (HxWxD) 7.8 x 6.7 x 7.1" (198.4 x 169.4 x 179.2mm)
    Weight 5.8 lb (2.6 kg)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 8.75 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 13.4 x 12.1 x 11.8"

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