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GVCAM Pro+ Crystal Clear Picture Quality Day/Night Solutions with Full HD 1080/60p (1920 x 1080) HD/SD SDI, DVI, or Fibre Interface Camera

Over 25 years of experience in video hardware and software design have rendered GVS a most insightful and versatile partner for sophisticated VTR/DDR, Storage, Server, and Controller productions. GVS’s high-quality products and solutions meet the individual requirements of a broad spectrum of clients including broadcasting corporations, film and TV productions, R&D departments of universities and companies active in medicine, aviation, security and defense. The products are comprised of customized devices as well as proprietary developments and range from single items to large productions manufactured in a most cost effective manner.

With its latest development, the “Smallest True HD Camera”, GVS has managed to enclose state-of-the-art video quality in an ultra-compact housing perfect for action animated live programs and high-quality movie applications. With native RAW HD SDI out put at rate of 1.4Gbit/sec, pixel to pixel accuracy without any compression.

Available options include:

• 1920x1080 True HD Resolution
• HD CMOS Megapixel Sensor over 2,380,000 pixels
• Advanced HD/SD With eight video formats
• Integrated Browser interface support
• Day/Night Capability Offers Optimal Sensitivity
• 12x (360x with optical zoom)
• 12-bit HD analog component I/O option
• Designed with both Auto Focus and Manual Mode
• One Push Trigger Mode and Infinity Mode
• Auto or Manual White Balance 3000 to 7500K
• Automatic Exposure without slow shutter limit
• HD/SD SDI Interface with Fibre Optic Option
• Picture effects E-Flip, Nega Art, Black & White, Mirror Image, Color enhancement
• Slow Shutter 1080p59.94/NTSC & 50/PAL Video Format
• Variable Iris (F1.8 to Close, 18 steps), Auto Gain

• Automatic Exposure Shutter Priority 1/10,000sec 60/30 mode
• GVCAM Pro+ Vibration Specification over 1.46G
• Supports full bandwidth 4:2:2 10-bits (12-bit capable) for 1080p, and 720p formats.
• 4:2:2 formats for single link SD/HD-SDI output.
• Near Limit Mode can be set 4.5m to 1cm
• 256 Steps of Manual Control White Balance
• 1/10,000 to 1/2, 21 Steps High Speed Shutter
• 21 Steps Automatic Exposure Manual
• 16 Level Aperture Control adjustment
• Built-in Back Light Compensation
• Infrared (IR) built-in for Low Light environment
• Automatically Disabled Infrared Sensitivity (ICR)
• Spherical Privacy Zone Masking support
• Motion Detection support
• Field Memory Freeze mode for single image output
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Combining Excellent Picture Quality, Multiple Video Outputs, and Day/Night Function, the GVCAM Pro+ Makes Vision Solutions Crystal Clear

The world of HD expanded into the industrial imaging arena with the debut of GVS’s first HD camera, the GVCAM Pro+. Now, continuing its commitment to HD picture quality for applications that require dynamic high-resolution images while remaining flexible, GVS introduces the GVCAM Pro+. The stunning new model extends application possibilities by incorporating a new Day/Night function that enables the camera to capture high-quality, HD SCI RAW color, pixel to pixel images during the day and clear, black-and-white images at night. In addition, the GVCAM Pro+ achieves a minimum illumination of 1.4 lx (F1.6, 50%) by dynamically removing the infrared cut filter and allowing the spectral responsive range to extend into the near infrared.

The GVCAM Pro+ incorporates a 1/3-type HD CMOS image sensor boasting approximately two million effective pixels, and provides a 16x9 aspect ratio, making it ideal for use with wide-screen displays. This camera also features multi-format video outputs, satisfying user needs for high-definition HD and standard -definition SD in SDI, Analog and Fibre optics output directly from the camera. These three different interface modes are the only difference among the GVCAM Pro+ models.

Noise Reduction
The NR (Noise Reduction) function removes noise (both random and non-random) to provide clearer images. This function has six steps: levels 1 to 5, plus off. The NR effect is applied in levels based on the gain, and this setting value determines the limit of the effect. In bright conditions, changing the NR level will not have an effect.

High Sensitivity Mode
In this mode, higher sensitivity gain is applied as standard gain increases, reaching a gain level at MAX gain of up to 4x the standard gain. In such cases, however, there will be a high volume noise in the image.

Wide Dynamic Range Mode (WD)
The Wide Dynamic Range mode is a function for dividing an image into several blocks and correcting blocked-up shadows and blown-out highlights in accordance with the intensity difference. It enables you to obtain images in which portions ranging from dark to light can be recognized, even when capturing a subject with a large intensity difference that is backlit or includes extremely light portions.
Images with wide dynamic range are produced by combining long-exposure signals (normal shutter) with the signals of the high-intensity portions obtained with a short exposure (high-speed shutter).

Automatic Exposure Mode
A variety of AE functions are available for optimal output of subjects in lighting conditions that range from low to high.
• Full Auto
Auto Iris and Gain, Fixed Shutter Speed
• Gain Limit Setting
The gain limit can be set at the Full Auto, Shutter Priority, Iris Priority, Bright, Spot Exposure and Manual in the AE mode. Use this setting when image signal-to-noise ratio is particularly important.
• Shutter Priority
Variable Shutter Speed, Auto Iris and Gain (1/1 to 1/10,000 sec., 16 high-speed shutter speeds plus 6 low-speed shutter speeds) 1)Flicker can be eliminated by setting shutter to
t1/100s for NTSC models used in countries with a 50 Hz power supply frequency
t1/120s for PAL models used in countries with a 60 Hz power supply frequency
• Iris Priority
Variable Iris (F1.6 to Close, 18 steps), Auto Gain and Shutter speed
• Manual
Variable Shutter, Iris and Gain
• Bright
Variable Iris and Gain (Close to F1.6, 17 steps at 0 dB: F1.6, 15 steps from 0 to 28 dB)

AE – Shutter priority
The shutter speed can be set freely by the user to a total of 22 steps – 16 high speeds and 6 low speeds. When the slow shutter is set, the speed can be 1/30s, 1/15s, 1/8s, 1/4s, 1/2s, 1/1s. The picture output is read at a normal rate from the memory. The memory is updated at a low rate from the CCD. AF capability is low.
In high speed mode, the shutter speed can be set up to 1/10,000s. The iris and gain are set automatically, according to the brightness of the subject.

GVCAM Pro+ Makes HD Vision Solutions Easy and Affordable
When extremely clear, super picture quality HD images are required, the GVCAM Pro+ offers 1080p and 720p signals. This versatile and flexible camera can also be used with an SD system to allow easy migration from SD to HD.

The GVCAM Pro+ is designed with a multitude of functions. With a 240x zooming capability, Picture Freeze function, SPORT AE function, and Slow Shutter, the GVCAM Pro+ is ideal for applications such as TV Broadcast, Video Conferencing, Inspection, Cable TV Broadcasting, Point-of-view (POV), Defense, Deep Sea, Medical, and Extended Shooting. Furthermore, with the incorporation of the Day/Night function, which is essential for monitoring, this camera is a great choice for a wide range of Security, and high quality Surveillance applications.

GVCAM Pro+ 1080p and 720p 4:2:2 HD/SD Digital Camera specifications

IImage sensor: CMOS
Effective number of pixels:
Approx. 2,380,000 pixels
Video signal Output:
1080p/59.94, 1080p/50, 1080p/29.97, 1080p/25, 1080i/59.94, 1080i/50, 720p/59.94, 720p/50, 720p/29.97, 720p/25, NTSC, PAL
Digital Output Modes: Visually lossless HD SDI, SD SDI HD 1920x1080 1080p SD D1 720x486 720p SD D1 720x576 625i 525i
Analog: SD and HD Output HD: YPbPr SD: YPbPr (option) Composite or S-Video (option)
Aspect ratio: HD 16:9 SD 4:3/16:9
Full Screen On: Ability to have full pixel to pixel video source on SD/HD-SDI.
Lens: 30 x optical zoom
F= 4.7 mm (WIDE) to 129.0 mm (TELE), F1.6 to F4.7
Zoom movement speed Optical WIDE – Optical TELE
2.3 sec (Focus Tracking ON)
1.6 sec (Focus Tracking OFF) Optical WIDE – Digital TELE
4.3 sec (30p/60p mode)
4.9 sec (25p/50p mode) Digital WIDE – Digital TELE
2.1 sec (30p/60p mode)
2.6 sec (25p/50p mode) Focus Movement time ∞ to Near
Recommended illumination 100 lx to 100,000 lx
S/N ratio 50 dB (Weight ON) Back light compensation
ON/OFF Electronic shutter speed
0.8 sec
Digital Zoom: 20x (240x with optical zoom)
Horizontal angle of view: Approx. 55.4 degrees (WIDE end), approx. 2.9 degrees (TELE end) (1080i mode)
Approx. 37.6 degrees (WIDE end), approx. 2.0 degrees (TELE end) (720p mode)
Min. working distance 10 mm (WIDE end), 800 mm
(TELE end)
Minimum object distance: 10 mm (wide) to 800 mm (tele)
Sync System: Internal
ICR (IR Cut-Removable) Mode: An infrared (IR) Cut-Filter automatically engage to increased sensitivity in low light environments, allowing the camera to be effective in day/night environments
Minimum illumination: 0.5 lx (1/30 sec, 50%, (Typical value) High Sensitivity mode ON)
1.7 lx (1/30 sec, 50%, High Sensitivity mode OFF)
0.08 lx (NTSC 1/4 sec, PAL 1/3 sec, 50%, High Sensitivity mode ON)
0.26 lx (NTSC 1/4 sec, PAL 1/3 sec, 50%, High Sensitivity mode OFF)
ICR-ON Mode 0.095 lx (1/30 sec, 50%, High Sensitivity mode ON) 0.3 lx (1/30 sec, 50%, High Sensitivity mode OFF) 0.005 lx (NTSC 1/4 sec, PAL 1/3 sec, 30%, High Sensitivity mode ON)
Minimum illumination: 100 lx to 100,000 lx S/N ratio 50 dB (Weight ON)
Back light compensation: ON/OFF
Preview During Capture: From SDI input. SD or HD, as well as video output, can be previewed on Flypack SDI LCD or external SDI
Standard Sync: Programmed to VBS: 1.0 Vp-p (sync negative) Y/C.
Electronic shutter speed: 60/30 mode: 1/1 sec to 1/10000 sec (22 steps) 50/25 mode: 1/1 sec to 1/10000 sec (22 steps)
Focus: Full Auto (Normal AF/Interval AF/Zoom Trigger AF) One Push Trigger/Manual/Infinity/Near Limit setting
White balance: AUTO, ATW, Indoor, Outdoor, One Push WB, Manual WB, Outdoor Auto, Sodium Vapor Lamp (Fix/Auto)
Gain: Auto/Manual (–3 dB to +28 dB, 16 steps) Max. Gain Limit (6 dB to 28 dB, 12 steps)
Automatic Exposure (AE) control Mode: Auto, Manual, Shutter Priority, Iris Priority, Bright, Spot AE
Exposure compensation: -10.5 to 10.5 dB (15 steps, 1.5 dB increments)
Backlight compensation: On/Off
Wide Dynamic Range:
Noise Reduction:
ON/OFF (level 5 to 1 / OFF, 6 steps)
Color Enhancement:
Aperture control:
16 steps 6-POSITIONS
Picture effects:
Auto, Indoor, Outdoor, One-push, Manual, Black & white/Negative positive reversal, still image (frozen)
Gamma: Normal/Cinema Type 1/Cinema Type 2
Camera operation switch: Zoom tele, Zoom wide
Infrared Cut-Removable mode: ON/OFF (Auto/Manual)
Aperture control preset: 16 steps Position preset; 6 presets Custom preset
Camera control interface: RS-232C signal level:TTL/ CMOS
Aperture control: Auto, Indoor, Outdoor, One-push, Manual
Electrical and environmental requirements: Maximum current: 6 to 12 V DC/4.8 W)
Operating temperature: 23 to 140 °F (-20 to 60 °C)
Storage temperature: -4 to 140 °F (-20 to 60 °C)
Relative humidity:20% to 95% noncondensing
Maximum altitude: 10,000 feet
Size and weight: 50.0 x 60.0 x 89.7 mm (2 x 2 3/8 x 3 5/8 inches) (w x h x d)
Weight: 0.76 pounds (345 g), base configured
Camera model option
GVCAM Pro+-SDI: SD/HD-SDI, GVCAM Pro+-FIB: Optical Interface, GVCAM Pro+-ANG: Analog component Y/Pb/Pr, and GVCAM Pro+-DVI: DVI Interface option

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Model Number
GVCAM Pro+ Interface
Distance from Rec
3-D Support
Effective Pixels
HD 4:2:2 format

RS232 9pin Remote

GVCAM Pro+-03D

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