HDX – Flight Tour Bullet Camera
1080p60 HD Bullet Camera
HD Bullet Camera for Flight Tours
The HDX is the only camera on the market that was designed specifically for applications requiring camera switching. The HDX video output helps balance systems with multiple cameras, allowing for seamless video switching. The HDX is can be used in multi-camera configurations with the HD29, HD19, and HD30, and HDZ cameras.
The HDX features a 2.1 megapixel Panasonic CMOS sensor and powerful DSP with many enhancement options, including; Wide Dynamic Range, 2D and 3D digital noise reduction, and an advanced automatic gain control algorythm, shooting great video out-of-the-box in nearly any lighting situation. Video is output via the SMPTE 424M 3G-SDI or 292M HD-SDI standards.
Rugged & Waterproof
Housed in a machined aluminum enclosure the HDX is IP67 rated for submersion up to 1 meter, making it tough enough to handle any weather condition. The HDX is an ideal low maintenance solution for mounting insider or outside the cockpit.
A powerful DSP allows users to adjust settings such as; resolution and frame rate, shutter speed, white balance, back-light compensation, wide dynamic range, gain level, noise reduction, and flip, mirror, or rotate the image. A wide range of standard M12(S-mount) lenses allows users to choose nearly any field of view.
The HDX has logged thousands of flight hours as a cockpit camera, helicopter camera, or aerial patrol camera and is currently in use in a number of helicopters and fixed wing aircraft including:
- Eurocopter EC130
- Eurocopter AS350 (AStar, Squirrel)
- Bell 206
- Bell 407
- Robinson R44
- Robinson R66
- AW101 Merlin
- V-22 Osprey
- de Havilland Twin Otter
- de Havilland Beaver
- AT-6 Texan
Configuration - Lenses & Cabling
The HDX offers a number of different cabling options:
The generic pigtail includes a cable that extends from the back of the camera, to a junction with built-in menu control and then to connections. The cable extends 17.5″ from the back of the camera to the junction with individual breakouts extending another 8″. Breakouts include: HD Video (BNC), NTSC/PAL Video (BNC), and Power (2.1×5.5mm Barrel).
HRS Pigtail(for Rugged Video Systems)
The HRS pigtail includes a cable that extends from the back of the camera, to a junction with built-in menu control and then to connections. The cable extends 17.5″ from the back of the camera to the junction with individual breakouts extending another 8″. Breakouts include: HD Video (BNC), NTSC/PAL Video (BNC), and Power (HRS LF07WBJ-6P).
R44 with Generic Pigtail or HRS Pigtail (for Rugged Video Systems)
The R44 version of this camera is specifically built to be installed in the Horizontal stabilizer of the R44. A single pigtail extends from the camera to a breakout connection which connects inside the boom. Once broken out the cable has the standard connections of the Generic Pigtail, or connected to a Rugged Video solution with the HRS Pigtail. Please contact a sales rep for any questions about this configuration.
The HDX Flight Tour Camera has the option of lenses from 160 degree wide angle to 8 degree zoom. Lenses are a fixed focal length M12 or S-Mount type with an adjustable focus.
- 2.1mm (Blockage in Corners with Hood)
- 2.4mm (Requires Modification – call for details)
- 2.8mm (Slight Blockage in Corners with Hood)
- 3.05mm (Blockage in Corners with Hood)
- 4.2mm (Not compatible with front hood)
- 25mm (Not compatible with front hood)
Additional focal lengths and vari-focal lenses are available as special order options.
The HDX features a standard 1/4″-20 mounted boss in the center body of the camera, which reduces vibration and stress. The HDX features a flip rotate and mirror function so the camera can be top or bottom mounted.
A number of mounting options are available for the HD29, each using the standard 1/4″-20 stud.
|Image Sensor||1/3″ Panasonic CMOS Sensor|
|Effective Pixels Number||1,944(H) x 1,092(V), 2.12M Pixels (Full-HD)|
|Total number of Pixels||2,010(H) x 1,108(V), 2.27M Pixels (Full-HD)|
|Lens Mount||S-Mount, M12, Board Style|
|Video Output Mode||HD-SDI: 1080p30, 720p60, 720p30, 1080p25, 720p50, 720p253G-SDI: 1080p60, 1080p25|
|Video Output Level||HD-SDI SMPTE 292M3G-SDI SMPTE 424M1.0 Vp-p (75Ω, Composite) NTSC/PAL (Selectable)|
|Min. Illumination||Color: 0.5Lux, BW 0.1Lux, Sens-up 0.02Lux x60|
|Electronic Shutter Speed||Auto / Manual (1/30 ~ 1/50,000)|
|White Balance||ATW / AWC / Indoor / Outdoor / Manual|
|Back Light Compensation||Off / WDR / BLC / ACE|
|D-WDR/ACCE||Low / Middle / High / Off, 0~15 steps|
|Adjust||Sharpness / Monitor / OSD / LSC / Video Out (NTSC/PAL)|
|Day & Night||Auto / B.W / Color / EXT (Selectable)|
|2D/3D-NR||2DNR / 3DNR / SMART NR|
|Digital Zoom / PIP||On / Off (x2 ~ x64)|
|Privacy Masking||On / Off (8 Zone Selectable)|
|Motion Detection||On / Off (4 Zone Selectable)|
|Defect||LIVE DPC / STATIC DPC / BLACK DPC|
|Defog||Low / Middle / High / Off (Position/Size – User Setting)|
|Sens – Up||Auto (Selectable limit ~ x30) / Off|
|D – Effect||Freeze / Mirror / D-ZOOM / NEG.IMAGE|
|Power||DC12V ±10%, 1.52W (1080p/60fps)|
|Operating Temperature||-40 C ~ 75 C (Humidity: 0%RH ~ 80%RH)|
|Storage Temperature||-45 C ~ 85 C (Humidity: 0%RH ~ 90%RH)|
|Dimension||32mm diameter x 116mm length|
|Weight||Approximately 60g (3.0oz)|