From the Elmo MN400 to the Sony XC505

Recently we found out at Aegis that the one-piece high-resolution color Elmo MN400 micro camera (pictured left)has been discontinued. Ideally we would like to provide an Elmo replacement for the product, but as Elmo has slowly been shifting away from producing industrial cameras we found that the Sony XC-505 CCD camera (pictured right) is the ideal replacement. more »


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Toshiba’s IK-M44 Remote Head Camera Series

A few weeks ago we posted about the Toshiba IK-HR1H remote head camera. Today we will take a look at one of Toshiba’s first remote-head CCD color cameras, the Toshiba IK-M44. Still a hot commodity, the camera works with three optional CCD camera heads: the IK-M44H (1/2 inch lipstick), IK-C44H (1/2 C-mount), and (1/3 inch more »


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Sony’s Smallest Machine Vision Camera: the XCE-I30CE

Sony’s XCE-I30CE analog black and white video camera is a perfect fit for image processing and machine vision applications. Machine Vision Cameras enable a machine to view a process for quality control and inspection. Over the years there have been many recalls on food and medicine. These situations usually occur due to a mishap on the assembly line. more »


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If Hollywood wants you, you KNOW you have ARRIVED! The Iconix RH1F System

The Iconix Video Studio2K is a digital cinema camera designed to create perfect, high-definition images for broadcast television, and the demanding challenges of motion picture exhibition, film-out and stereoscopic 3D.   This ultra-small, remote head system allows seamless intercutting with formats ranging from IMAX to motion picture film to Digital Cinema. The proud winner of numerous more »


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What does the Barbie Doll and the Sony XC-505 (XC505) Have in Common?

Ever wonder what life looks like from a doll’s perspective? Well, hang on to your hat, now you can know just that!   It is IMPOSSIBLE to have not heard of the Barbie doll – AND, if you are a girl, or have small girl children in your life, you probably have one at home more »


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HITACHI AND TOSHIBA CCD COMPARISON – THE WINNER IS HITACHI, HANDS DOWN!

Comparisons are what help us select the winner.  No matter what it is, the ability to directly compare things is human nature, and many times, the process is quite enjoyable! Remote head 3CCD multi-format cameras are something that can be compared – because of function, price, availability and image quality, making this an interesting comparison. Hitachi more »


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