May 21, 2007 -- Infinova has announced that its SuperDome Series indoor and outdoor analog PTZ dome cameras are now available with built-in 10-bit digital fiber-optic transceivers.
The company says the fiber interface offers "outstanding lightening immunity" for outdoor installations and "unbeatable resistance" to electrical interference for harsh indoor industrial environments.
The built-in fiber interface is designed to work without adjustment over short and long distances. The V1700M multimode version of the camera offers a transmission distance of up to 2.7 miles (4.4 km), while the V1700S singlemode version offers a transmission distance of up to 18.6 miles (30 km). Singlemode versions supporting longer distances are available.
The SuperDomes offer 480 TVL, high resolution DSP imaging in color with 18X and 22X and day/night operation with 23X and image stabilized 26X and 35X optical zoom. The dome camera's built-in multi-protocol support insures wide system compatibility.
Default switch selectable protocols include Infinova, Pelco D/P, and American Dynamics. Other protocols are available. The controlling fiber-optic transceiver supports switch selectable interfaces such as Manchester/Biphase, RS-422 and RS-485 (2- and 4- wire).
Normally supporting 24 VAC, the cameras are optionally available for 12 VDC operation, making possible a Solar Powered PTZ that requires only a single fiber connection to the outside world, notes the company.