The high-performance Sony FCB-IX colour block camera series, providing high-quality images and excellent sensitivity – These block cameras are suitable for integration into a variety of systems for almost any application. The Sony FCB-IX colour block camera series incorporates high-performance Digital Signal Processing (DSP) and firmware that greatly enhance their operation and picture quality compared to conventional block cameras. Inheriting the outstanding features of previous generations of Sony block cameras, Sony FCB-IX Series is ideal for numerous general purpose applications.

The FCB-IX47C/IX47CP colour cameras incorporate a 1/4-type Super HAD™ CCD and feature a 72x zoom ratio (18x optical, 4x digital) and a minimum illumination of 1.0 lx – expanding their vast application appeal. For example, the block camera can be integrated into low vision systems, police cars, photo booths, and document stands. Offering high picture quality and a variety of functions, the FCB-IX Series is ideal for your demanding applications.
  • 1/4-type Super HAD™ CCD
  • 72x Zoom Ratio (18x optical, 4x digital)
  • Minimum Illumination of 1.0 lx (typical)
  • Key Switch Control Compatibility
  • Spot AE
  • E-Flip
  • Field Memory/Freeze Mode
  • High-speed Serial Interface (maximum
  • 38.4 Kb/s) with TTL Signal-Level Control
  • (VISCA protocol)
  • Electronic Shutter/Slow Shutter
  • On-screen Display (date/time/title)


MTBF (excluding lens) 0
Power Voltage 6
Power Consumption 1
Operating temperature/ Humidity 0
Storage Temperature Humidity -20
Supplied Accessories 12-pin FFC, 9-pin harness, 10-pin harness
Lens Diameter 34
Lens Mount Adapter Y
Connector 9-pin, 10-pin, 12-pin FFC
Video Output VBS:1.0 Vp-p (Sync Negative) Y/C Output
Visca Model ID 43
External Key Switch Y
Serial Interface VISCA protocol (RS232/TTL), Stop bit 1/2 bit, 38.4 Kbps, 19.2 Kbps, 9.6 Kbps
User Memory 16
Preset 1 custom/power on preset, 6 positions
Aperture Control 16 steps
Camera Operation Switch Zoom WIDE, Zoom TELE
Alarm function Yes
Interlock with pan, tilt and zoom Yes (Spherical interlocking)
Privacy Zone masking Detail (24 mask, 8 on screen, 160x120 matrix)
Privacy Zone Masking Yes (with Spherical Pan/tilt)
Grid/Cross Disaply Grid + cross
Date/Time Display Y
Picture Effects Mirror image (LR reverse), vertical E-Flip, Black&White, Neg. Art
Character Generator Yes
Spot AE Y
Focusing System Auto (Sensitivity :H-L), Interval, SMART lens control, Zoom Trigger AF, Manual, Infinity, One-push AF
Flicker Compensation Auto
AE Control Back light compensation, Priority mode, EV compensation, Auto, Bright, Manual
EV Compensation -10
White Balance Manual WB, WB, One-Push, Outdoor, Indoor, ATW, Auto
Gain 0
Electronic Shutter Speed 1
SN Ratio 0
Minimum Illumination 2 0
Minimum Illumination 1
Recomended Illumination 100
Sync System Internal
Min Working Distance (tele) 800
Min Working Distance (WIDE) 10
Angle of View H (WIDE) 0
Digital Zoom 0
Zoom Movement Speed 0
Lens - f stops 0
Lens - Detail 0
Lens x18 Zoom
Horizontal Resolution 460
Picture Elements 440000
Signal System PAL
Wide Dynamic Range No
Slow Shutter Function Y
Auto Slow Shutter Y
Freeze Y
Auto ICR function No
Sensor Type 1/4 type IT CCD
Sensor Ref 0
Weight 170
Width 48 mm
Depth 92
Height 56 mm
Order Quantity 1
Overvoltage protections on I/O Yes

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