Nocturn MD

Analog Video Output that is user-selectable NTSC/PAL. The Nocturn MD Camera is powered by the Lynx CMOS imaging sensor and optimized for monochrome low-light level imaging.  

Ideal for 27/7 operations
Less than 4e- read out noise
860nm and 1064nm laser line detection
Digital zoom up to 8x


With its 9.7µm x 9.7µm pixel pitch and a 4e- median read noise, the Nocturn MD provides an unsurpassed signal to noise ratio (SNR) at low light with video rates up tot 60 frames per second (fps). Built on Photonis' expertise in night vision imaging, the electronics within nocturn incorporate a multitude of functions to enhance the low light level performance. The Nocturn MD features automatic gain control (AGC), automatic exposure control (AEC), non-uniformity correction (NUC), and advanced image enhancement, allowing the camera core to provide continuous situational awareness without compromising mobility and size, weight and power (SWaP). 

The Noturn MD imaging camera core is a rugged low light imaging core that features high definition resolution, high sensitivity and a high dynamic range all with low power consumption. Powered by Photonis' 1 inch optical format 1280 x 1024 pixels Lynx CMOS sensor and Micro OLED 1746 x 1000 pixel black and white monochrome micro-display, the Nocturn MD provides real-time imaging capabilities (from daylight to one quarter moon scene illumination) in the visible and near infrared spectrum. It's small size, weight and power (SWaP) make it idea for integration into mobile and hand-held surveillance systems. 


Sensor Monochrome (Lynx) CMOS Sensor
Frame Rate 60 Hz
Size (L x W x H) 1.3 x 1.5 x 1 in (34 x 37 x 25 mm)
Weight <50 g
Video Output NTSC/PAL (user configurable)
Communications Industry standard USB 2.0 full speed
Display Type High-resolution monochrome (B&W) OLED micro-display
Display Resolution Mode 1746 x 1000 pixels or 1280 x 1000 pixels
Power Input +2.6 to +12 VDC
Power (W) 1.8 W (typical)
Mounting Interface .25 - 20" tripod mount
Operating Temperature -40oF  to +140oF (-40oC to +60oC)
Storage Temperature -58oF to +176oF (-50oC to +80oC) 


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