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TMX 6410

The Phantom TMX 6410 is designed for extreme high-speed situations.  The back side illuminated (BSI) high-speed CMOS sensor it utilizes delivers the same quality images Phantom Cameras are known for.  

  • 65,940 fps at 1280 x 800
  • Exposure Index:
    • Mono 40,000 - 200,000 D
    • Color 12,500 - 62,500 D
  • Up to 512GB RAM
  • Binning Mode for added flexibility
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The Phantom TMX 6410 utilizes a back side illuminated CMOS sensor designed for high-speed imaging. The 64 Gigapixel throughput allows for extreme frame rate speeds that are capable of delivering up to 1.5M fps with a 95ns minimum exposure time with our FAST option. All frame rates are actual data, with no interpolation, for the most accurate results. This is only possible because of the advancements of utilizing back side illuminated sensors in high-speed imaging.  In BSI sensors, the metal components that can block incident light from the photodiodes are located in the back of the sensor, and can be designed to reduce processing overheads, making the power of a TMX possible.  For an in-depth look at how this technology has revolutionized high-speed imaging read our whitepaper on BSI Sensor Technology.

At the full 1 Mpx resolution of 1280 x 800 the TMX 6410 records at almost 66,000 fps.  The 6410 provides larger resolutions than possible before for applications needing high frame rates. For example, the 6410 can reach over 300,000 fps at 1280 x 160 or 640 x 320 (binned). These incredible speeds mean that data management is vital to ensuring as little downtime as possible. Like other TMX models up to 512GB of onboard RAM and the Phantom CineMag (non-volatile storage) data management options are available. 

The TMX 6410 has access to all of the traditional Phantom features that make camera use easy.  Both on-camera controls and compatibility with our Phantom Camera Control software assist in ensuring that researchers of a variety of industries and applications have the tools they need to make their experiments a success. 

Interchangeable lens mounts (PL, C, M42 and Canon EOS) are also available to help customize the same camera to a variety of application needs. 

Key Features

  • 18.5 micron pixel
  • 12-bit depth 
  • CineMag V compatibility 
  • 511 Memory partitions
  • Programmable I/O - Assign and define camera signals

What's in the box? 

  • 400 W Power supply with XLR extender 
  • Ruggedized ethernet cable
  • BNC cable
  • Printed Manual
  • Phantom PCC software
  • Sturdy Pelican case and customized foam 
Standard Mode

Resolution FPS
1280 x 800 65,940
1280 x 192 267,640
1280 x 128 395,650
1280 x 64 758,330
1280 x 64* 758,330
1280 x 32* 1,516,000


Binned Mode

Resolution FPS
640 x 384 267,640
640 x 320 325,000
640 x 256 395,650
640 x 192 535,290
640 x 128 758,330
640 x 128* 758,330
640 x 64* 1,516,600


*FAST Option, export controlled
Common resolutions and frame-rates, other resolutions available.
Short Description
  • The Phantom TMX 6410 1-Mpx camera offers true high-speed performance
  • Provides almost 66,000 fps at full 1-Mpx, 1280 x  800 resolution
  • 1.5M fps with FAST option at reduced resolutions
  • The TMX 6410 uses the industry's first high-speed back side illuminated (BSI) sensor. 
Throughput/Speed
  • 64 Gpx/second
  • Minimum frame rate is 100 fps 
  • Standard Mode Max Speeds:
    • 1280 x 800 is 65,940 fps (full resolution)
    • 1280 x 64 is 758,330 fps 
    • 1280 x 32 - 1.5M fps (FAST option only)
  • Binned Mode Max Speeds:
    • 640 x 384 is 267,640 fps (full resolution)
    • 640 x 128 is 758,330 fps
    • 640 x 64 - 1.5M fps (FAST option only)
Sensor Specifications
  • CMOS Back Side Illuminated (BSI) Sensor
  • 1280 x 800 pixels
  • 18.5 µm pixel size, 37 µm with binning enabled
  • 23.7 mm x 14.8 mm; 27.94mm diagonal
  • 12-bit depth
  • CAR in 256 x 32 increments,
  • 128 x 64 in Binned modes
  • Standard Mode:
    • ISO Monochrome 40,000D; 125,000T 
    • E.I. range 40,000-200,000D;
    • ISO Color 12,500D, 16,000T 
    • E.I. range 12,500-62,500D; 
  • Binned Mode:
    • ISO Monochrome 50,000D, 160,000T 
    • E.I. range 50,000-250,000D;
    • ISO Color 12,500D, 12,500T
    • E.I.range 12,500-62,500D
Exposure
  • 1 µs minimum exposure standard, 95 ns minimum exposure with FAST option (export controlled)
  • Global electronic shutter
  • Extreme Dynamic Range (EDR) 
  • Auto Exposure
  • Exposure Index (E.I.) for controlling apparent ISO 
  • Shutter Off mode for PIV
Memory
  • 128GB, 256GB, 512GB high-speed internal RAM
  • Up to 511 memory partitions.
  • CineMag V for non-volatile storage (2TB,  8TB)
Record Times
  • 5 seconds at maximum frame rate, 12 bits, 1280 x 800 resolution and into maximum internal memory
  • Longer record times are possible at reduced resolutions and when recording directly to a CineMag at lower frame rates
Special Features
  • 10Gb Ethernet standard
  • Binned mode for double the vertical resolution at high frame rates 
  • Multi-cine mode and up to 511 memory segments
  • Continuous recording
  • Event marking
  • Frame timestamp
  • IRIG In (modulated and unmodulated)
  • IRIG Out (unmodulated)
  • Sync-to-Trigger
  • Shutter off mode for PIV exposure
  • 229 ns straddle time
  • Burst mode
  • Internal mechanical shutter for automatic/remote Current Session Reference (CSR)
  • DHCP or 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 and Synchronization
  • Frame synchronization to internal or external clock (FSYNC)
  • IRIG in/out
  • SMPTE
  • Ready output (high when camera is armed and ready to record)
  • Strobe output (low during frame exposure time)
Signaling
  • Dedicated Trigger, Timecode In ports
  • Dedicated Remote port for RS232
  • Dedicated Range Data
  • 4 Programmable I/O ports includes adjustable (assign and define) signals including:
    • F-sync
    • strobe
    • event
    • trigger output
    • ready and more
Connectivity
  • Gb Ethernet (standard)
  • 10Gb Ethernet standard for control and data downloads
  • WiFi via USB Dongle for control
    • (option to order from factory with disabled WiFi)
Camera Control
  • Phantom Camera Control Software (PCC)
  • On-Camera Controls (OCC)
  • SDK available
Video Out
  • 2X 3G HD-SDI ports
  • Supports up to 1080p60. 
Lensing
  • Nikon F-mount standard, supports F & G style lenses
  • Canon EOS mount optional
  • PL-mount optional
  • C-mount optional
  • M42-mount optional
  • (lens not included)
Video Processing
  • Brightness
  • Gain
  • Gamma
  • Saturation
  • White Balance
  • Pedestal
  • Tone curve
  • Filters
  • Color matrix
  • Image flip and rotate
  • Crop
  • Scale
     
Data Acquisition
  • National Instruments M- and X-Series DAQ modules with integrated support in PCC
Motion Analysis
  • Basic measurements via Phantom Application:
    • Distance
    • Speed
    • Acceleration
    • Angles and Angular Speed
    • Manual and Automatic point collection for target tracking
    • Compatible with 3rd party solutions
Supported File Formats
  • Cine RAW & Cine Compressed
  • AVI, h.264 mp4
  • Apple ProRes .mov
  • Multipage TIFF
  • MXF PAL & MXF NTSC
  • Uncompressed QuickTime
  • Windows BMP
  • OS/2 BMP, PCX, TGA
  • TIFF, LEAD, JPEG
  • JTIF, RAW, DNG, DPX
Power
  • 100 - 240 VAC, 400 Watt power supply included
  • 20 - 28 VDC secondary power input on back panel 
Mechanical Specifications
  • CineMag
    • 7 x 7.4 x 11.7 inches, 17.8 x 18.6 x 29.7 cm (H, W, L)*
    • weight: 20 lbs, 9.1 kg 
  • Non-CineMag
    • 7 x 7 x 11.7” (17.8 x 17.8 x 29.7 cm)*
    • Weight: 20 lbs, 9.1 kg
  • *Handle adds 2 inches (5.2 cm) to height.
Environmental Specifications
  • Operating Temperature: -10 to +50 C
  • Storage Temperature: -20 to + 70 C
  • Regulatory(EMI/EMC/ESD):
    • Emissions:  EN 61326-1, FCC part 15
    • Immunity: EN 61326-1
  • Shock:
    • Operational: MIL-STD-202H Method 213-B. Rated 30G, sawtooth wave,   11 ms, +/- 10 pulses all axes.
  • Vibration:
    • MIL-STD-202H Method 214-i; Test Condition A.
    • Rated 5.3 Grms; 15 min/axis
  • Safety: IEC 60950-1
APIs
  • Phantom SDK
  • LabView
  • MatLab
Ships Standard With
  • Power supply 400W w/ XLR cable
  • Ruggedized Ethernet cable
  • BNC cable
  • Phantom PCC software
  • Getting Started Guide
  • Rugged case with custom foam for protection
Options
  • FAST Option
  • Canon EOS mount 
  • C Mount
  • PL Mount
  • M42 mount 
Popular Accessories
  • LED lights
  • CineMag V
  • CineStation IV
  • Video monitor for use with on-camera controls
     
TMX Power Supply

TMX Power Supply

400W Power Supply with 3-pin XLR to 3-pin Fischer Power cable for TMX Cameras

TMX Rugged Cables

TMX Ruggedized Cable

Ruggedized RJ45 Ethernet cable with locking mechanism attached for TMX Cameras. May also be used with UHS Cameras in 10Gb Ethernet port. 5M length.
Detachable Mini Monitor

Monitor

Monitor kit for use with On-Camera-Controls. Kit includes the monitor, mounting bracket to attach to camera handle, and required cables.
Phantom CineMagV

Phantom CineMag V

Phantom CineMag V compatible with Flex4K, UHS, TMX, and T-Series camera models.  Available up to 8 TB
Phantom CineStation IV

Phantom CineStation IV

Download station for CineMag IV and CineMag V recording media.  Includes Gb and 10Gb Ethernet network support standard.
Pickle Switch, 6' (2m) Cable

Pickle Switch, 6' (2m) Cable

Pickle Switch. Connect to the Trigger port on camera or Capture cable, breakout box or Mini-BOB for manually triggering a camera with the press of a button.

The Phantom TMX Series are the first high-speed cameras to use back side illuminated (BSI) sensor technology. Other high-speed cameras use Front Side Illuminated (FSI) sensor technology. In BSI sensors, the photodiode is closer in the sensor architecture to the light source, while the metal circuitry of the sensor is behind the photodiode. 

This architecture provides two main benefits. The first is improved light sensitivity and Quantum Efficiency because the photodiode is closer to light source and not impeded by metal circuitry. The second is maintained throughput as frame rates increase, because the metal behind the photodiode can be redesigned for higher efficiency. Simply said, as frame rates increase, the BSI technology in TMX can offer much larger resolutions than available in cameras with FSI technology.   

 

The TMX Series have a single RJ45 Ethernet port that is auto-negotiating to either a Gb Ethernet or a 10Gb Ethernet interface. This capability is a standard feature.  When optimized, the 10GB Ethernet interface allows for cine downloads at speeds more than 5X faster than the standard Gb Ethernet interface. 

While any compatible 10GBASE-T interface card installed in a PC should work, we have been using and recommending the Intel X540-T1 and X540-T2 cards. Be sure the latest Intel drivers are installed, and the appropriate network address is assigned to it (For example, IP 172.16.0.1 and Subnet 255.255.0.0) Also, ensure either the Phantom 10G Network driver is installed. 

The RJ45 port on TMX has a locking mechanism. It works with standard Ethernet cables, or, for a more secure connection, Vision Research provides a ruggedized CAT 6A Ethernet cable with the mating locking component on one end. 

A CAT6 or CAT7 cable is recommended and gives you a maximum 100m distance between the camera and the interface card. (A CAT6 cable is limited to 50m.)

 

Yes. In fact, there is a viewfinder port (VF) on the camera that will supply video and power to a viewfinder or monitor. Many standard monitors may be used. The TMX cameras have 2 BNC ports that provide HD-SDI. 

All TMX digital cameras come with a 400W power supply, providing ample power for a camera with maximum 512GB memory, a CineMag, and the viewfinder.

 

Yes. You need to order the optional Canon EOS lens mount and use it with one of the tested and supported lenses (see FAQ). The part number is: VRI-MNT-TMX-EOS.

Most Phantom cameras come with a fixed amount of high-speed dynamic RAM. When the camera is in the pre-trigger mode (you've pressed "Capture" in the user interface), the camera is continuously recording images into that memory. When it gets to the end of memory, it cycles back to the beginning and continues recording, constantly overwriting itself – until the camera is triggered. This behavior is called "circular buffer recording".

What you end up actually saving in memory is a function of how you've set up your trigger. It can be set so that only frames that occur after the trigger are saved (100% post trigger). In this mode, once the trigger is pressed any images already in memory are overwritten and you record until memory is full, then it stops. If you set the trigger to stop the recording (0% post trigger) and save all frames up to the time of the trigger, the camera will simply stop recording upon the trigger and all the frames in memory before the trigger will be saved. Finally, you can set the trigger anywhere in the middle, for example having 90% of the recorded movie be what happens prior to the trigger and 10% after the trigger.
We test the ISO of every Phantom camera model to the industry standard ISO 12232. We use the SAT method which we believe is the best method for determining a sensor's sensitivity. The SAT method does not use gain to boost sensitivity. When using gain to increase sensitivity, you also boost the noise level. A gain adjustment to boost sensitivity is available on all Phantom cameras using image processing tools, if increased noise can be tolerated.

Per the spec, we will often publish both a Daylight (D) and a Tungsten (T) value because the source of illumination has a significant bearing on the result, particularly with monochrome sensors. When T or D is not specified, it can be assumed that the value published is the Daylight variant.

Please note that most modern Phantom cameras include Exposure Index control, which will boost the apparent ISO through the use of pre-defined tone curves that get applied to the raw images. The exposure index (EI) range is specified by Vision Research per camera model to ensure optimal image quality throughout the range.
We offer hands-on training for Phantom cameras at our Wayne, New Jersey facility. The two-day class has both lecture and labs for the best learning experience. This class is targeted at applications where the cameras will be used for scientific and engineering applications.
On-site training is available.

For customers outside of North America, who prefer local training, most of our International Sales Partners offer training courses tailored to your needs.

If your application is TV or Motion Picture production, consider training courses targeted at those applications from AbelCine, or other Phantom resellers around the world who focus on the "entertainment" market.
Yes. Look in the General Support Documents page for the CE Declarations here: phantomhighspeed.com/support
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