v5.2: THE WORKHORSE OF THE PHANTOM LINE - AN INDISPENSABLE ALL-ROUND
Full-featured and low in
cost, consider the Phantom 52 to serve your needs for a high-speed, digital
monochrome or colour imaging solution.
Working with the Phantom v5.2
Working with the camera's resolution
A frame rate of up to 1 000 pictures per second
is possible at full resolution (1152 x 896 pixels) and
with a widescreen format. Lowering the resolution increases
the speed resulting in up to 148,000 pictures-per-second at 96 x 8. Adjusting
the resolution in any combination of 96 x 8 pixels allows the
user to obtain the field-of-view and the speed needed. For most subjects
the rectangular aspect ratio puts more active pixels on the subject for
higher image resolution.
Working with the camera's sensitivity
Based on the ISO 12232 standard and measured without the benefit of any
noise reduction filtering which can alter the data in the image, the v5.2's
sensitivity is rated at 2400 ISO (monochrome) and 600 ISO (colour).
Supplied with up to 12 bits of grayscale information for
each pixel, previously unseen details can be extracted from images.
With an electronic shutter speed down to 2µs, crisp
images free of motion blur on fast-moving objects is possible.
Working with the camera's controls
The camera is controlled via Gigabit Ethernet from a
PC or laptop. Setting up and managing the camera is done through the packaged
Phantom software application, which is also used to review, edit
and save images. The software runs on Windows XP or Vista.
The camera can be triggered from software or from external sources.
Multiple cameras can also be synchronized to a master camera or
external time base.
The v5.2 features a video-out port that supports NTSC,
PAL, SD-SDI and 720p HD-SDI formats.
Additional features at-a-glance
*** Extreme Dynamic Range
(dual-slope integration within a single frame)
*** Automatic Exposure
*** Multi-cine recording
*** IRIG timing
*** Rugged Hi-G Configuration
*** F-mount lensing (C-mount
*** Available in 1.5GB,
3GB, 6GB and 12GB versions. Memory can also be upgraded (excluding the
*** The 1.5GB version does
not require active cooling
*** The 3GB, 6GB and 12GB
versions feature active cooling
||1152 x 896 - 8bit, 10bit, 12bit
||NTSC, PAL, SD-SDI, 720p HD-SDI, GigE
|Max. Frame Rate
||1000 fps (full resolution) to 148,000 ( @ 96x8 pixels)
||1.5GB - 12GB
||F-mount with optional C-mount
| Operating Temp
|| 10 °C – +40 °C
Vision Research Phantom v5.2 Camera Datasheet