Hitachi KP-D20B-S7 Video Color CCD Camera



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We offer the Hitachi KP-D20B video color CCD camera, which is ideal for microscopy applications. This digital microscope camera is extremely small and lightweight, yet very durable. The KP-D20B video cameras from Hitachi have high sensitivity and produce quality color images at high resolution. The Hitachi KP-D20B HD video camera features a ½ inch CCD compact color camera and 4x digital zoom, which allows the specimens being observed to be viewed in detail.

The Hitachi digital video camera model KP-D20B offers exceptional video quality and provides 480 TV lines of resolution. The auto iris lens allows the Hitachi KP-D2OB camera to be used in areas of varying lighting. This compact camera comes with an on-screen menu system, which makes it user-friendly. The menu system allows the user to adjust and select options, like video level, chroma level, black level, white balance, shutter control, and enhancement. Windows software comes standard to use with the Hitachi KP-D20B color CCD camera.

The Hitachi KP-D20B video camera interline transfer CCD with micro lens color camera features 768 (H) x 494 (V) effective pixels. The Hitachi digital video camera has >50dB signal-to-noise ratio and 1.0 to 100,000 lux scene illumination with an auto iris lens. For a compact design, the Hitachi KP-D20B is a high-performance camera with electronic shutter to 1/30,000 second, 3 mode white balance (ATW, AWC, and manual), CS lens mount, digital signal processing, backlight compensation, and text display. The Hitachi video camera prices are competitive and affordable.


  • Small and light weight: 44 (W) x 44 (H) x 49 (D) mm - 130 g approx.
  • High sensitivity: Minimum illumination (F 1.2, AGC 31 dB) - KP-D20B: 1.0 lx
  • Y/C outputs and RS-232C Control is provided
  • Digital zoom: The screen can be smoothly enlarged up to 4 times.
  • Multi Function: Picture control parameters can also be adjusted with the aid of on-screen menus, thus enabling optimum adjustments to match the microscope application.

Product Specifications

Pickup element Interline transfer type CCD - CCD (with on-chip micro-lenses)
Total pixels NTSC: 811(H) x 508(V)
Effective pixels NTSC: 768(H) x 494(V)
Scanning area Equivalent to 1/2" pickup tube
NTSC: 6.45 (H) x 4.84 (V) mm
Unit cell size NTSC: 8.4 (H) x 9.8 (V) mm
Sync system Internal
Video signal output Composite video: 1.0 Vp-p/75 Ω unbalanced
Connector: BNC type
Video: 07Vp-p positive or negative (negative picture)
Pedestal level: DC0.8 ± 0.3V
Sync: 0.3 Vp-p negative
Burst: 0.3 Vp-p more than 8 cycles
Subcarrier frequency NTSC: 3.579545 MHz ± 100Hz
Remote control RS-232C Round multi-connector, 4 pin (HR10A-7R-4SB)
S/N More than 50 dB (luminance signal, standard gain, enhancer and gamma off)
Resolution Horizontal: NTSC More than 480 TV lines
Vertical: NTSC More than 350 TV lines
Scene illumination range 0.3 to 100,000 lx (F1.2, Auto-iris lens)
AGC Selectable: On/off, 6, 12, 21 and 31 dB (factory setting is 21 dB)
Electronic shutter speed 1/60, 1/100, 1/250, 1/500, 1/1000, 1/2000, 1/4000, 1/10000, 1/20000, 1/30000 second, and Auto
Backlight Compensation On/off switchable, Sensing areas: selectable from 9 areas
Auto-iris lens outputs Video signal input type lens
(a) Luminance signal: 1.0 Vp-p/high impedance, Power supply: 12 V DC 60 mA
(b) Iris control voltage input (galvanometer) type lens
Coupling coil impedance - Damper: 1150 Ω ± 10 %, Drive: 190 Ω ± 10 %
White balance Selectable auto-tracking (ATW), preset (AWC), manual (MANUAL) (R/B gain adjustment)
Digital zoom Enlarged up to 4 times smoothly
Text display One line of up to 24 alphanumeric characters selectable display position
Power supply 12 V DC ± 10% (not included)
Power consumption 220 mA approx. (including Auto-iris lens Power supply)
Lens mount CS mount (C mount adaptor (LA-D20AB) optionally)
Camera mount Tripod adaptor (TA-D20AB) optionally
Ambient temperature -10 to +50° C (+14 to +122° F), 30 to 80 % RH (Note)
Storage ambient 20 to +60° C (-4 to +140° F), 20 to 90 % RH
Vibration endurance Less than 29.42 m/s2, 10 to 55 Hz 30 minutes each on XYZ axes
External dimensions 44 (W) x 44 (H) x 49 (D) mm (not including lens and protrusions)
Mass 130 g (4.6 oz) Approx. (not including lens and protrusions)


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