Hitachi KP-D20B-S7 Video Color CCD Camera

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The KP-D20B is a single CCD type color camera utilizing digital signal processing in addition to digital control of the various correction and adjustment functions to enable high quality images. The high density CCD comprises 410,000 picture elements NTSC and provides clear pictures even under low illumination, in addition to high sensitivity and resolution. Important functions, including auto iris and auto white balance, allow use in a wide range of CCTV systems for image processing, surveillance and other applications.


  • 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 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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