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1.3MP Sensor | 1280 x 1024 @ 2,000 fps | 1 Million FPS

Overview


The High-Speed Camera Industry Workhorse

The i-SPEED 3 Series is a workhorse -- a robust, value-packed solution for engineers, product developers, test scientists and more, for applications including sports, ballistics, machine automation, biology and beyond. Acquire the slow motion footage you need in a camera that won’t break the budget.
High Speed Camera

High Speed
High Resolution
High Quality
Durable Dependability

  i-SPEED 3

Ideal for laboratory and engineering.    
Resolution: 1280 x 1024
Max Frame Rate:150,000 fps
Full Resolution to:2,000 fps
Memory:4GB / 8GB / 16GB
Sensor:Color/Mono
ISO:Mono 5,000/40,000
Color 1,600/12,800
i-SPEED 3 Datasheet

  i-SPEED TR

Most economical in the i-SPEED 3 Series.
Resolution: 1280 x 1024
Max Frame Rate:10,000 fps
Full Resolution to:2,000 fps
Memory:4GB / 8GB / 16GB
Sensor:Color/Mono
ISO:Mono 5,000/40,000
Color 1,600/12,800
i-SPEED TR Datasheet

 i-SPEED FS

Rugged design for ballistics applications.
Resolution: 1280 x 1024
Max Frame Rate: 1,000,000 fps
Full Resolution to: 2,000 fps
Memory: 4GB / 8GB / 16GB
Sensor: Color/Mono
ISO: Mono 5,000/40,000
Color 1,600/12,8400
i-SPEED FS Datasheet

  i-SPEED DF

Double-shot capability for fluid dynamics, PIV and flow analysis.
Resolution: 1280 x 1024
Max Frame Rate:300,000 fps
Full Resolution to:2,000 fps
Memory:4GB / 8GB / 16GB
Sensor:Color/Mono
ISO:Mono 5,000/40,000
Color 1,600/12,800
i-SPEED DF Datasheet


Features




The Gold Standard for Usability and Versatility in a High-Speed Camera
Main Features
  • Color rich 1280 x 1024 pixel resolution sensor
  • Extreme light sensitivity
  • Maximum Frame Rate of 150,000 fps
  • 1 μs global electronic shutter
  • Seamless integration with award-winning CDU for remote access
  • Random Access Mode for fast external sync
  • i-CHEQ externally visible status indicators
  • i-FOCUS electronic lens focusing aid
  • Economy Mode - 16 x 9 aspect ratio setting 720P
  • Multiple on board measurements, distance, speed, acceleration, and more
  • Phase lock auto synchronization of multiple cameras

High Speed Connectivity Slow motion camera

Portability, Accessibility and Functionality all at the tips of your fingers

High Speed Controller Display Unit
External Control Screen CDU
The unique iX Cameras CDU incorporates a large 8.4" high resolution LCD monitor, giving the user a compact and easy to operate system. No extra monitor or PC is required for operation.

i-SPEED 3 Slow motion camera
1 Hour Battery
The i-SPEED 3 comes standard with a 1 hour battery that automatically charges during operation and engages when the camera is unplugged, allowing you to film anywhere on-the-move. The battery is capable of powering both the camera and CDU.
battery powered high speed camera

Control Options


The i-SPEED 3 offers versatility of control through our compact CDU, PC Connection, or both.

CDU (Controller Display Unit)
Controller Display Unit

With its large, 8.4” high-resolution LCD Touch Screen monitor, the iX Cameras CDU (Controller Display Unit) gives the user an intuitive, compact and easy-to-operate system. Change settings, frame rate and shutter speed, then record and instantly view the action at any speed. Measure distance, velocity and angular displacement on playback. Save only what you need to optimize download speeds and file size.

SPECIFICATIONS

Dimensions (mm):267(L) x 210(H) x 43(W)
Weight:1.25kg
Display:8.4" LCD daylight viewing
Input voltage:12V ± 10%
Power consumption:8W maximum

PC Connection
High Speed PC Control
You can also control your camera from your PC or laptop. Through an Ethernet connection, view “live” images from a distant camera location Easy-to-use software is provided.

PC REQUIREMENTS

Minimum PC Recommendations:Optimum PC Recommendations:
Windows XP operating systemWindows 7 operating system
2GHz processor3GHz processor
512Mb of memory2GB of memory
20GB hard disk500GB hard drive for video storage
High-speed graphics adapterHigh-speed graphics adapter
100 Base T Ethernet1Gb Ethernet

PC REQUIREMENTS

Minimum PC Recommendations:Optimum PC Recommendations:
Windows XP operating systemWindows 7 operating system
2GHz processor3GHz processor
512Mb of memory2GB of memory
20GB hard disk500GB hard drive for video storage
High-speed graphics adapterHigh-speed graphics adapter
100 Base T Ethernet1Gb Ethernet



Joint CDU / PC operation
For users of multiple cameras, or cameras placed in restricted areas, he CDU makes local setup quick and easy, and the Ethernet connection allows for reliable remote download.

To meet the software requirements of users at all levels, options include ControlPro, Data Acquisition and GPS/IRIG Hardware modules.

Software



Versatile. Intuitive. Easy to control, save and connect. Our i-SPEED Software Suites facilitate quick recording, playback, cropping, saving and more, whether you’re controlling it through the compact CDU, a local computer or a tethered mobile device. In addition, our i-SPEED Viewer Software provides a clean, friendly interface for viewing all images, video and analysis. From making movies to analyzing data, whatever your goals, post-production is a breeze.
Our proprietary software lives up to the user friendliness and high specification power of our cameras.

Accessories



iX Cameras offers a wide range of i-SPEED accessories and software to meet the demands of all applications. Find everything you need right here. Or let us work with you to develop the system you need.

Lenses
Lighting
Data Acquisition (DAQ)
Cases
high speed mount lenses

Lenses

The i-SPEED 7 comes with a variety of lens mount options to suit your specific application. A choice of F, F-G, EF, and C mount lenses provide the versatility between zoom and magnification without compromising image quality. Extension tubes are also available and can offer increased magnification.
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high speed lighting system

Lighting

iX Cameras can offer a large selection of lighting equipment to suit the majority of applications, from 1000W focused beam lighting for large machinery applications, to light sources for small detailed requirements such as enclosed areas and inside machinery.
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DAQ systems

Data Acquisition (DAQ)

iX Cameras has two advanced DAQ modules for the i-SPEED camera line. With these optional modules, you can collect data from sensors or gauges synchronously with your high-speed video to determine the relationship between your data and motion. The modules seamlessly integrate into the powerful i-SPEED Software Suite for ease of use.
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Pelican Camera Case

Cases

i-SPEED cameras are packaged in a durable, shippable hard case, with the option of an additional soft case. The foam inserts will securely accommodate the standard camera set including all cables and software, with accessory lenses and the CDU. Soft and hard cases are also available for the full range of lighting equipment.
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Specifications




High-Speed High-Resolution Cameras for Industry and Science

i-SPEED 3 series Line Diagram


IMAGER

Sensor type:Custom CMOS
Resolution:1280 x 1024
Sensor size:1.36” (diagonal) 0.847” x 1.06”
Pixel size:21 micron
Aspect ratio:5:4
Shutter type:Global Exposure
Shutter time:
 
2.16 μs (HQ mode)/
1 μs (QS Mode)
Bit depth:10 bit
Maximum frame rate:150,000 fps
Sensor:Sealed unit, no dust ingress
ISO rating
(ISO 12232):
Mono 5,000/Mono 40,000†
Color 1,600/Color 12,800†

PHYSICAL and ENVIRONMENTAL

Dimensions:4.41" (W) x 5.55" (H) x 13.4" (L)
Weight:11 lb including battery
Input voltage:14 V -0% to 28 V +5%
Power consumption:Camera 70 W max /
System 80 W max
Mounting:
 
5 x 1⁄4" Whitworth threads located on three sides
Battery (optional):Li-Ion, 10.8 V, 45 minutes continuous usage
Lens mounting:F-Mount
EMC:
 
CISPR22 (B S EN55022), CISPR24 (BS EN55024)
Safety:BS EN61010-1
CE marking:
 
 
EMC Directive (Camera), LV Directive and EMC Directive (Power Supply)
Lead Free:RoHS Directive
WEEE:Compliant
IP Rating:IP 20
Temperature:
 
32 °F to +104 °F operation,
-4 °F to +140 °F storage
Pressure:71 kpa to 106 kpa
Relative humidity:95% at 104 °F non-condensing
 
HG Cameras:
 
 
 
100 G @ 11 milliseconds, IEC 68-2-27 Ea
100 G @ 2 milliseconds IEC 68-2-29 Eb

SYNCHRONIZATION and CAPTURE

Trigger:TTL T0 to 0-100%
Trigger modes:Circular, ROC, BROC
Sync:24Hz – 500kHz
i-CHEQ:Camera status LEDs
i-FOCUS:Focusing aid tool
Control:PC or CDU
Internal memory:2GB standard, upgrade to 16GB

CDU

Dimensions:10.5” (W) x 8.27” (H) x 1.69” (L)
Weight:2.8 lb
Display:8.4” LCD Daylight viewing
Input voltage:12 V ± 10%
Power consumption:8 W maximum
 

PC SOFTWARE

Standard:Control
Premium:ControlPro
Data collection module:Optional
 
Utilities:
 
i-SPEED Lens Calculator, i-SPEED Viewer
Software Developers Kit:C++, LabView
 

CONNECTIVITY

Video outputs:BNC 50ohm, S-Video
USB:USB 2
Network:100MB RJ45
CDU:BNC 75ohm
Video:AVI (JPG, BMP), HSV
Image sequenceTIFF, BMP, JPG, RAW
Ethernet control100MB
Remote controlVia software or remote keypad

PURCHASING OPTIONS

Sensor:Color / Mono
Memory:2GB (Std) / 4GB / 8GB / 16GB
Package:Standard / Hi-G rated
Warranty:1 yr (std) / 2 yr