Nocturn XL

With a digital video output of either 10/8-bit CameraLink® compatibility or an analog video output of NTSC/PAL that is user selectable the Nocturn XL camera, powered by the Lynx CMOS imaging sensor, is optimized for low light level imaging. 

The Nocturn XL camera is the most versatile configuration of Nocturn for a broad range of applications. 

Passive low-light camera
High frame rate, no latency
Optimized for mobility applications
Offers a complete range of connection interfaces
Day to low-light detection


The Nocturn XL camera core has an integrated interface board that can be used to output digital video over a CameraLink compatible interface as well as NTSC/PAL composite video. Powered by Photonis' monochrome Lynx CMOS sensor the Nocturn XL is optimized for low light level imaging and provides a high-definition, high sensitivity and high dynamic range imaging solution all with low power consumption. the Nocturn XL provides monochrome real-time imaging capabilities from daylight to bright starlight in the visible and near-infrared spectrum. It's small size, weight and power (SWaP) makes this camera module ideal for integration into aerial, mobile and hand-held surveillance systems. 


Sensor Monochrome Lynx CMOS Sensor
Frame Rate 50, 60, or 100 Hz
Size  (34 x 36 x 37 mm) 
Weight  <85g. 
Digital Video Output 10/8 bit Base CameraLink compatible
Analog Video Output NTSC/PAL
Communications Serial via CameraLink compatible interface or USB
Power Input +5 to +15 VDC
Power (W) 1.8 W (50/60 Hz), <2.25 W (100 Hz)
Optical Interface 1" format, can be adjusted for 2/3" or 1/2" format
Operating Temperature -40oF to 140oF (-40oC to +60oC)
Storage Temperature  -58oF to +176oF (-50oC to +80oC) 


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