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High Definition Camera System

560 SERIES High Definition Camera System


The digital-broadcast quality 560 Series 3-CCD High Definition Camera System produces pure HD 1080i imaging. It's a complete end-to-end, high definition system that keeps the HD format throughout the entire video chain - including optics, camera head, CCU and monitor. And it meets the ATSC broadcast standards for HDTV.

Native HD image data acquired by the 560 H camera is conveyed to the CCU via a high speed digital interface, where the image data is processed and converted into HDTV images, which can then be displayed on HD flat panel monitors.

560H Camera Head

  • Uses 3-CCD (Charge Coupled Device) design to acquire the digital HDTV image data.
  • Micro-electronic technology supports ergonomic design: the 560 camera head is similar in size and weight to a standard camera head.
  • 3-button, 6-function interface controls image and remote operation of compatible peripheral devices like CCU's, printers, and Smith & Nephew Image Management Systems.

Caution: US Federal law restricts these devices to sale by or on the order of a physician.


The 560 Series

The only definition that matters The Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC), an international non-profit organization that develops voluntary standards for digital television, defines the standard for HDTV as follows: Aspect Ratio: Must be capable of displaying wide screen 16:9 format. Standard definition television (SDTV) has a 4:3 aspect ratio. Pixel Quantity: Meets or exceeds 1280 x 720p, or 1920 x 1080i. Scanning Pattern: 720p (progressive scan) or 1080i (interlaced scan).

560P High Definition Camera System

Power 100 - 240 VAC, 50/60 Hz;
Requirements Dual fuse
Classification CISPR 11 Class A
Equipment Classification Protection against electrical shock Class 1 with CF type applied part. Protection against harmful ingress of water. (Ordinary equipment, none provided) Degree of safety application in the presence of flammable anesthetics with mixture of air, oxygen, or nitrous oxide. (Not suitable)
CCU Dimensions 4.25" H x 12" W x 15" D
CCU Weight 9.9 pounds
Display Output 50/60 Hz
Resolution 1920 x 1080i (native)
Signal-to-Noise 64 dB
Ratio Shutter NTSC: 1/60 per second through 10,000 per second shutter speed
PAL: 1/50 per second through 10,0000 per second shutter speed

HD Serial Digital Interface (HD-SDI) One serial digital interface (SDI) with 4:2:2 component digital video output on BNC connector HD Digital Visual Interface (HD-DVI) Two digital visual interfaces supporting DVI-Digital (DVI-D) single-link interfaces on 29-pin DVI-I connector with 4:4:4 component digital video output on BNC connector
YPrPb Video Output One video output 1Vp-p, YPrPb or Component video into 75Ω, BNC coaxial connectors
IEEE-1394 Output One IEEE-digital video output, 4-pin connector; provides continuous DV-formatted (5:1) compressed 25 Mb/sec data rate
Y/C Video Outputs Two Y/C video outputs, combined luminance/chroma signal into 4-pin mini-DIN plug
Composite Output One analog, encoded video signal that includes vertical and horizontal synchronizing information
AC Leakage Current Camera control unit: less than 300 microamps earth leakage
Video Accessory Controls Two mini-phono connectors (3.5 mm)

560H High Definition Camera Head

Equipment Protection against electrical shock
Classification Class I, applied part Type CF
Video Imager Three 1/3" Interline Transfer Micro-Lens high sensitivity CCD Image Sensors
Imaging Resolution Vertical: 1080i native TV lines
Horizontal: 1920 native TV lines
Signal-to-Noise Ratio >64 dB
Video Data Acquisition Three 14-bit RGB channels, digitized inside camera head
Video Data Transmission High-speed, low-voltage differential serial (LVDS), uncompressed 42-bit RGB digital transmission via 12-foot camera cable
Video Output Format Full HD 1080i, 100% compatible with SMPTE-274M:2005 HDTV broadcast standard when used with the 560P Camera Control Unit
Video Field Rate 60 Hz or 50 Hz universal camera head, software switchable
Operating Temperature 41° - 108° F (-20° -60° C)
Operating Humidity 38 - 75% non-condensing
Storage Temperature -4° - 140° F (-20° -60° C)
Storage Humidity 20 - 90% non-condensing
Camera Head Dimensions 1.8" x 2.6" x 2.25" (width x depth x height)
Camera Head Weight 161 grams
Camera Head Cable 12' +/-3" (3.65 m +/- 7.6 cm)
Lens Mount 1"-32 UN C-mount thread
Compatible Control Units Smith & Nephew 560P High Definition Camera System

Ordering Information

560P Camera Control Unit
(System, NTSC/PAL)
72200571 English
72200572 Spanish
72200573 French
72200574 German
72200575 Italian
72200576 Swedish
72200577 Dutch
72200578 UK
72201380 Korean
72201381 Portuguese
72201382 Norwegian
72201383 Danish
72200579 International
560H 3-CCD HD
Camera Head
72200561 NTSC/PAL
High Definition Couplers
72200315 5:4, 19.5 mm
72200422 16:9, 26.5 mm
High Definition
72200312 4 mm x 30°, Autoclavable
72200089 4 mm x 70°, Autoclavable

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This information is intended for health care professionals in the United States only.

Caution: US Federal law restricts the sale of these devices to or on the order of a physician.