Hitachi KP-D20B Video Color CCD Camera



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The 1/2" KP-D20B interline transfer CCD with micro lenses color camera, 768 (H) x 494 (V) effective pixels, features 480 TV lines resolution, >50dB signal to noise ratio, 1.0 to 100,000 lux scene illumination with auto iris lens, electronic shutter to 1/30,000 second, 3 mode white balance (ATW, AWC and manual), CS lens mount, digital signal processing, backlight compensation, text display, 4 times digital zoom and auto iris lens output


  • 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) μm
Sync system Internal
Video signal output Composite video: 1.0 Vp-p/75 Ω unbalanced - BNC
Y/C Y: 1.0 Vp-p C: 0.3 Vp-p (Burst) 75 ohms unbalanced 4pin (C7648-01-201)
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 1.0 to 100,000 lx (F1.2, Auto-iris lens)
AGC Selectable: 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 (a) Video signal input type lens 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 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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