More information: 10 x zoom video camera for UAV/UAS.

 

10 X Zoom Video Camera Main Features:

  • Light and small 10x optical zoom camera
  • Remote controlled zoom with auto focus. Remote controlled manual focus.
  • Power Supply 10V-15V Recommended 12V
  • Sony 700 line has excellent overall performance and picture quality
  • Weight:118g
  • Size:38*40*65mm

Perfect for installation with BL gimbal in multicopter or larger fixed wing UAVs.

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Tags: 10, camera, uav, video, x, zoom


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Comment by Morli on July 23, 2013 at 11:57am

Hi Hooks,

No link to  who , where. how much  etc?cheers

PS:  Ignore , found the link :)


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Comment by Robert Krogh (hooks) on July 23, 2013 at 12:00pm

10 x zoom video camera

There is a link in the post.

Comment by Gary McCray on July 23, 2013 at 12:14pm

This does provide a great opportunity for FPV.

Although 10X on a flying platform is hard to get steady enough to use.

I'd like one with fixed digital 1x, 2x and 3x and given modern CCD sizes that should be easy at zero loss.

Kind of like Zoom on GoPro Black works.

Comment by jim C. on July 23, 2013 at 12:35pm

must have a platform with a stabilization system, to use the zoom.
this is my experience

http://diydrones.com/profiles/blogs/camera-10x-zoom-stabilized-by-a...

Comment by Jesse on July 23, 2013 at 1:48pm

Not sure about weight, but my new point-and-shoot Nikon S9500 has got an amazing 22x optical zoom, HD video & 18 Megapixel res. It's got image stabilization for smooth-and-steady zooming, even at 22x zoom. Plus built-in GPS and Wifi. Check it out, Costco sells them.

Comment by Russkel on July 24, 2013 at 6:46am

Looking at my new Lumix TZ40 I was thinking the same thing Jesse. I wonder....


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Comment by Morli on July 24, 2013 at 8:50am

Jesse ,

how do you trigger in air, any mods?

The above said model looks like one of those sony box camera for cctv operation and you can find it in ebay too time to time. I bought one few years back but yet to  use lacking interface & time to home brew one :(.

Comment by Ottomite on July 24, 2013 at 12:11pm

hasnt flytron ben selling these for a long time ?


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Comment by Robert Krogh (hooks) on July 24, 2013 at 2:08pm

Yes, Flytron is also selling a nice zoom camera, but not the same model.

Flytron Camera 36 X Zoom

  • Resolution: 540 TV Lines vs  700TV lines
  • Dimentions: 80x40x45mm vs  38*40*65mm

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Comment by Jani Hirvinen on July 24, 2013 at 5:35pm

basically those are same camera, Flytron just removed metal case from it to make it lighter. They are normal CCD speed dome cameras with minor modifications to suit better on FPV use etc. And yeah you really need to have good antivibration mount for those or picture is blurred.

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