High speed digital video cameras for slow motion analysis

Photron Fastcam NOVA S6

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often used frame rates 1,000 to 23,000
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max resolution at fps 1024 x 1024 @ 6,400 fps
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max fps 800,000

The Photron NOVA Series camera is at home on the military range as well as in the lab. It combines the power and performance of the typical large ultra high speed cameras with the portability of the smaller traditional size cameras.  It offers high frame rates, high image quality and the highest light sensitivity in the industry, along with a sealed dust proof body and HD-SDI video out. For volatile environments, a removable SSD allows for extremely fast downloads, while an optional battery backup system allows for uninterrupted operation. The “High Dynamic Range Mode” of this camera is a game changer.

  • Sample Record Rates: 1024 x 1024 @ 6,400 fps; 1024 x 768 @ 9,000; 512 x 384 @ 30,000
  • Max Record Duration: Time typically measured in Seconds. Frame rate and resolution dependent.
  • Light Sensitivity: ISO 64,000 up to 500,000
  • Warranty: 2 Years
  • Minimum Shutter: 200 ns (nanosecond)
  • Special Features: Sealed Body, HD-SDI Out, SSD, PFV4
  • Dynamic Range: 12 bit
  • Budgetary Range: See "Camera Guideline" button in top right of this page
Sensor Options: Color or Mono
Onboard Memory Options: 8GB, 16GB, 32GB, 64GB, or 128GB (for actual record time, see “Spec Sheet” Link)
Models: Part of the Photron Nova Series (Other models include NOVA S9, NOVA S12, & NOVA S16). See Camera Guideline for comparison of models.
Other Options Include: External SSD, Remote Conrol Keypad, PFV Controlled EF Lens Adapter
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