Imaginative and prescient Analysis has introduced a brand new “entry-level” slow-motion digital camera, the Phantom TMX 5010. Whereas thought-about an entry-level system, the TMX 5010 can nonetheless push as much as 1.16 million frames per second.
The TMX 5010 can hit that 1.16 million body per second quantity at lowered resolutions however is able to 50,725 frames per second at 1280 x 800 decision. Utilizing a backside-illuminated high-speed sensor and Phantoms newest know-how, the corporate claims this digital camera is “one of the vital versatile, full-featured cameras making it perfect for all kinds of purposes.”
The Phantom TMX 5010 is the newest entry within the TMX series of cameras together with the TMX 6410 which might shoot as much as 1.5 million frames per second and the TMX 7510 — announced in March of 2021 — which might shoot as much as 1.75 million frames per second, (each at lowered resolutions). Every of those techniques make use of a backside-illuminated (BSI) sensor and have a max decision of 720p (1280 x 800 pixels).
The brand new TMX 5010 digital camera comes with as much as 512GB of RAM which permits customers to buffer the previous couple of seconds of what the slow-motion digital camera captures and the system can reportedly attain a 95 nanoseconds minimal publicity when enabling the “FAST” possibility and might obtain a processing throughput of practically 50Gpx/second. Which means that researchers utilizing this method can entry greater decision photographs at a lot greater body charges than they previoiusly been capable of.
The corporate states that the body charges are “Precise” with no interpolation and a pair of x 2 Binning Mode offers “double the vertical decision at excessive body charges for added flexibility”. Whereas this FAST mode will not be helpful for filmmakers, it’s perfect for scientific analysis which is what this method appears meant for.
Regardless of the “entry-level” tagline for the TMX 5010 (which is delivery now), no pricing info has been launched on it or the opposite cameras within the line-up. Present estimations put it between $60,000 to $80,000 — but it surely may very well be greater — whichi places it out of attain for many particular person photographers or filmmakers. It’s undoubtedly a system extra suited to leases on a per-case foundation until it’s being leveraged for analysis the place the sort of slow-motion recording is beneficial each day.
patrons should submit a quote request to Vision Research instantly. Alternatively, the T3610 model which shoots a modest 38,040 frames per second (or 875,000 frames per second at lowered decision) will start delivery later in August.