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Description

 

  • Available in R, LC & LAB styles  
  • 3,200 fps at 1280 x 800 
  • 3.2 Gpx/s throughput
  • 1  µs minimum exposure, global shutter
  • 20 µm pixel size
  • 12-bit pixel depth
  • Phantom CineFlash compatible

 

        Introducing the third generation of Phantom Miro cameras. Small, lightweight, rugged and packed with advanced features. The most accessible high-speed cameras available today, Miro cameras are ideal for a huge variety of applications that require moderate frame rates at common resolutions.

        The Miro 310 performance level is available in four body styles. The new LAB-Series is ideal for indoor, laboratory environments. The R-Series is a rugged camera for harsher environments. The LC-Series has a flip-out LCD touchscreen interface for camera control and cine playback.

        The Phantom Miro 310 is a 1 megapixel camera with 3.2 Gigapixels/second (Gpx/s) throughput. This translates to over 3,200 frames-per-second (fps) at full 1280 x 800 resolution. Frame rates up to 650,000 fps are available at reduced resolution. The minimum digital exposure is 1µs and is available in both color and monochrome versions.

        Each Miro camera is compatible with Vision Research's new and unique CineFlash storage technology. These removable, non-volatile storage devices slide into the camera body and provide a way to quickly save shots from the camera's memory without the need for time-consuming and costly downloads. Later, remove the CineFlash module from the camera and insert it into the docking station connected to a computer. Cines stored on the CineFlash are now immediately available on the computer. You can also transfer the cines from the camera to your computer and edit the images using our Phantom Camera Control software (PCC). When ordering your camera,  just specify if you want 120GB or 240GB CineFlash storage. A 120GB CineFlash and Dock come with every R or LC camera purchase!

        The R and LC Series come with a battery that can power the camera when AC power is not available or is lost during an experiment.

        Each Miro camera supports four lens mounts: Nikon F/G, C, PL or EOS. EOS mounts allow the use of Canon EF and EF-S automated lenses. Adjust lens aperture and focus remotely using our Remote Control Unit or Phantom Camera Control software.

        These cameras also have a number of other advanced features including an internal capping shutter, Image-Based Auto-Trigger, camera synchronization, immediate playback of recorded cines, and more!

        What's in the Box...

        • Power supply 
        • Ethernet cable
        • Battery, battery charger (not available on LAB-Series)
        • 120GB CineFlash and Dock (optional on LAB-Series)
        • Capture cable (not required on LAB-Series)

        * Measured according to ISO 12232:2006 method

          Videos

          Note: The high speed movies are all taken with this camera. They have been greatly reduced in resolution and compressed in size so we can show them to you on the web. Movie quality directly from the camera is superior to what you will see here.


          Taken with a Phantom Miro M310 and an Infinity K1 lens.
          UNAM Facultad de Ciencias - México - Taller de Hidrodinámica


          Taken with a Phantom Miro M310.
          UNAM Facultad de Ciencias - México - Taller de Hidrodinámica


          Taken with a Phantom Miro M310.
          UNAM Facultad de Ciencias - México - Taller de Hidrodinámica


          Taken with a Phantom Miro M310 and a Infinity K1.
          UNAM Facultad de Ciencias - México


          Taken with a Phantom Miro M310
          UNAM Facultad de Ciencias - México


          Taken with a Phantom Miro M310
          UNAM Facultad de Ciencias - México


          Taken with a mono Phantom Miro M310.              

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          Specifications

          Resolution/Speed (fps)
          1280 x 800
          3,260
          1280 x 720
          3,630
          896 x 720
          5,040
          640 x 480
          10,100
          512 x 512 11,500
          384 x 288
          25,900
          256 x 256 39,700
          128 x 128
          120,700
          128 x 64 226,300
          64 x 8 650,000

          Short Description

          • Light weight, rugged, portable, easy to learn and use. Our most accessible camera ever.
          • One megapixel, 1280x800 resolution at over 3000 frames-per-second. This little powerhouse is packed with performance and features at an affordable price. CineFlash storage, Canon EOS lens support, an internal capping shutter, and a rechargeable battery that frees you from an AC power outlet are just a few of the features you will love. Available in R, LC and LAB styles.

          Throughput/Speed

          • 3.2 Gpx/s
          • Maximum speed at full resolution of 1280 x 800 is 3200 fps
          • Maximum speed at reduced resolution of 64 x 8 is 650,000 fps
          • Minimum frame rate of 24 fps
          • Shutter speeds down to 1 microsecond

          Sensor Specifications

          • CMOS sensor
          • 1280 x 800 pixels
          • 20 µm pixel size
          • 25.6 mm x 16.0 mm
          • 12-bit depth
          • ISO Mono 6,400D; 16,000T
          • ISO Color 2,000D; 2,000T
          • TE cooled
          • CAR in 64 x 8 increments
          • Fill factor: 56%
          • Dynamic range: 57.7 dB
          • Read out noise at 34.3°C (typical): 29e-
          • Full well capacity (typical): 26300e-

          Exposure

          • 1 µs minimum exposure
          • Global electronic shutter
          • Extreme Dynamic Range (EDR)
          • Auto Exposure
          • Shutter Off mode for PIV applications

          Memory

          • 6GB, 12GB high-speed internal RAM
          • Slot for CineFlash support

          Record Times

          • 2.3 seconds at maximum frame rate, 12-bit depth, largest resolution and into maximum internal memory

          Special Features

          • Segment memory for up to 63 cines in multi-cine mode
          • Image-Based Auto-Trigger
          • Continuous recording
          • Memory gate
          • Event marking
          • Frame timestamp
          • IRIG In (modulated or unmodulated)
          • IRIG Out (unmodulated) (not available on LAB style)
          • Shutter off mode for PIV exposure
          • 500 ns straddle time
          • Burst mode
          • Standard internal mechanical shutter for automatic/remote Current Session Reference (CSR)
          • Secondary IP address
          • Field-based firmware upgrade capable

          Triggering

          • Programmable trigger location (pre/post trigger recording)
          • Image Based Auto Trigger standard
          • Trigger from software
          • Hardware trigger BNC

          Timing & Synchronization

          • 20ns timing accuracy
          • Frame synchronization to internal or external clock (FSYNC)
          • IRIG In (modulated or unmodulated)
          • IRIG Out (unmodulated)

          Signaling

          • On the R and LC styles: Capture connector (Trigger, IRIG In, Video, IRIG Out, Aux1, Aux2)
          • (Aux1 signal can be assigned to FSYNC, Event, Strobe or Memgate)
          • (Aux2 signal can be assigned to Ready or Strobe)
          • Dedicated FSYNC and Trigger connection on camera body
          • In software there is an Aux3 assignment that allows IRIG Out to be reassigned to Strobe
          • On the LAB style: I/O-1 can be assigned FSYNC, Event, Strobe or Memgate; I/O-2 can be assigned Ready or Strobe: IRIG-in and Trigger have dedicated BNCs

          Ethernet Connection

          • Gb Ethernet for control and data

          Camera Control

          • Phantom Camera Control software (PCC)
          • Remote Control Unit (RCU)
          • SDK available

          Video Out

          • Analog video out (NTSC or PAL) available on Capture Cable or Power connector (with optional cable)

          Lensing

          • The following mounts are available:
          • Canon EOS
          • Nikon F-mount
          • Nikon F mount adapter (allows the use of F-mount lenses on EOS mount)
          • 1" C-mount
          • PL-mount

          Video Processing

          • Brightness
          • Gain
          • Gamma
          • Saturation
          • Hue
          • White Balance
          • Color interpolation algorithm
          • Flare
          • Pedestal
          • Tone curve
          • Filters
          • Color matrix
          • Image flip and rotate
          • Crop
          • Scale

          Data Acquisition

          • Native Support in PCC
          • National Instruments X- and M- series

          Motion Analysis

          • Basic measurements via Phantom Application:
          • Distance
          • Speed
          • Acceleration
          • Angles and Angular Speed
          • Compatible with 3rd party solutions

          Supported File Formats

          • Cine, Cine Compressed, Cine RAW, AVI, Multipage TIFF, MXF PAL, MXF NTSC, QuickTime, Windows BMP, OS/2 BMP, PCX, TGA, TIFF, LEAD, JPEG, JTIF, RAW, DNG, DPX

          Power

          • 12 - 28 VDC, 40 W
          • 100 - 240 VAC power supply included
          • Rechargeable battery (Sony BP-U30 or BP-U60)
          • Battery not available on LAB style

          Mechanical Specifications

          • See chart (add link)

          Environmental Specifications

          • See chart (add link)

          API’s

          • Phantom SDK
          • LabView
          • MatLab

          Ships Standard with

          • Power supply
          • Ethernet cable
          • Battery; Sony BP-U30 or BP-U60 rechargeable, external charger required
          • (No battery with LAB style)
          • 120GB CineFlash and Dock (not bundled with LAB style)
          • Mini Break-out-Box (not required with LAB style)
          • PCC software

          Options

          • Upgrade bundled 120GB CineFlash to 240GB
          • While CineFlash is available for the LAB style camera, there is no bundled CineFlash or Dock

          Popular Accessories

          • Remote Control Unit
          • Spare batteries, battery charger
          • Additional CineFlash modules

           

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