High speed digital video cameras for slow motion analysis

Photron Fastcam SA-Z

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often used frame rates 13,000 to 500,000
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max resolution at fps 1,024 x 1,024 @ 20,000 FPS
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max fps 2,100,000

The Photron FASTCAM SA-Z is the most light sensitive traditional high speed camera on the planet. It provides megapixel image resolution at frame rates up to 21,000 frames per second (fps), over 2 million fps at reduced image resolution, and shutter speeds as short as 159 nanoseconds. An innovative camera body design exploiting heat-pipe technology provides a thermally stable and low noise image. Available in 12-bit monochrome or 36-bit color versions with recording memory options from 8GB to 128GB, the FASTCAM SA-Z offers versatility of use in a wide range of scientific and industrial applications.
The optional FASTDrive removable SSD drive permits high-speed transfer of image data from camera which enables repeat recordings to be made in quick succession without the delay.

  • Sample Record Rates: 1024 x 1024 at 20,000 fps; 1024 x 830 at 30,000; 1024 x 512 at 40,000
  • Max Record Duration: Time typically measured in Seconds. Frame rate and resolution dependent.
  • Light Sensitivity: ISO 50,000 (Mono) Using Ssat 12232 standard
  • Warranty: 2 Years
  • Minimum Shutter: 159 ns (nanosecond)
  • Special Features: Dual GigE, SSD
  • Dynamic Range: 12 bit
  • Budgetary Range: See "Camera Guideline" button in top right of this page
Sensor Options: Color or Mono
Onboard Memory Options: 32GB, 64GB, or 128GB (for actual record time, see “Spec Sheet” Link)
Models: Part of the Photron SA Series (Other models include SA-1,SA-2,SA-4,SA-5, & SAX-2). See Camera Guideline for comparison of models.
Other Options Include: External SSD, Remote Control Keypad, PFV-controlled EF lens adapter

HIGH SPEED DIGITAL VIDEO CAMERAS FOR SLOW MOTION

High speed imaging enables the user to perform detailed visual and/or digital motion analysis of machinery, projectiles, wildlife and human motions. Our cameras have been applied in a wide variety of areas including the military, industrial, research, education and broadcasting markets.

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