Camera, Canon IK-4K 3CMOS 4K remote head system

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The Canon IK-4K is the world’s smallest Ultra HD 3-CMOS, 4K video remote head camera system providing 8MP 1600 TVL resolution and 3840 x 2160 output.  This feature rich compact camera provides amazingly sharp detail and exceptional colour performance; it enhances many video applications from life sciences, professional film / broadcast, scientific imaging, through to defence.  The IK-4K is ideal when 4K images are desired and space is limited providing absolutely the best quality images possible.

Because of the specialist nature of this camera we suggest that you contact us for current pricing and for a quotation.

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Product Description

Because of the specialist nature of this camera we suggest that you contact us for current pricing and for a quotation.

The Canon IK-4K camera is the ONE OF THE WORLD’S SMALLEST ULTRA HD 4K video camera systems utilising Canon’s 1/2.9″ 3-chip prism technology and is perfect for colour critical applications such as those in the medical and broadcast / film industries.  The Canon IK-4KH 3-CMOS remote camera head measures just 32 x 38 x 41mm and weighs only 70 grammes making it ideal for capturing 4K images where space is limited.  It provides 8MP 3840 x 2160 output creating extraordinary detail with up to 1600 TV lines resolution.  The camera head has a C-mount connecting directly to a device or special 3-chip lenses (contact SeeSense for details). These cameras “work straight from the box” and are feature rich and with a comprehensive menu.

The tiny IK-4KH remote head camera connects to the Canon IK-4KE compact Camera Control Unit through a choice of a 3m, 6m, 10m or 15m long flexible camera – CCU cables.  The IK-4KE camera control unit system operates in 4K, 1080i or 1080p modes outputting stunning 1,600 TV line UltraHD images.  At the rear are connections for 4K, 4 x 3G-SDI or HD-SDI at Full HD 1920 x 1080 Resolution; as well as full menu control, the front panel comprises the camera cable connector and menu buttons including a Freeze function.

The Canon IK-4K system is purpose designed for use in Life Sciences including Endoscopy and Microscopy as well as other uses including Film & Broadcast, Scientific Imaging through to Industrial & Defence applications.  

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Main Features:
Canon remote head camera comprising:
– IK-4KH 1/2.9” 3-CMOS Microprism Camera
– IK-4KE Camera Control Unit
– Choice of 3, 6, 10 or 15m cable

– 3840 x 2160 59.94/50 Hz UltraHD 4K output
– Switchable formats; 4K, 1080p and 1080i
– Amazing detail up to 1600 TV lines resolution
– Ultra compact camera head 32 x 38 x 41mm
– Super flexible camera to CCU cable

– 4 x 3G/HD-SDI output maximises signal fidelity
– 12-channel colour adjustment
– Vertical & Horizontal Image Inversion
– Freeze frame on CCU front panel
– Gen-lock for 3D and multi-camera use
– Remote control via RS232
– Manual Red & Blue black balance adjustment
– Black pedestal range – (negative expanded
– Edge detail output – great for focus assist
– Black Gamma level set
– Manual User mask setting for Auto-Shutter
– Exposure and White Balance

– Cable lengths 3, 6, 10 & 15 metre

A Few Application Include:
Life Sciences:
– Purpose designed for Endoscopy and Microscopy
– Surgical Microscopy
– Opthalmology
– Tumour review
– Filming surgery / operations
– 3D Medical applications

Professional Film & Broadcast:
– In-Car
– Sports
– Natural History, etc

Scientific Imaging:
– Imaging, forensics
– Diagnostics, etc

Industrial Use:
– Video / inspection
– Underwater – ROV – Oceanography
– Oil Pipeline Inspection Camera

Military / Police:
– Home Defence
– Defence Imaging Systems
– Aerial including UAV
– On vehicle, etc

IK-4KH camera head
EXC-3HDxx camera – CCU cable (select required length)
IK-4KE camera control unit
Power supply

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