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T3610

T3610 packs ultrahigh-speed frame rates and performance into a compact platform, 50% lighter than the closest equivalents. Back side illuminated (BSI) sensor technology maximizes sensitivity for sub-microsecond exposure times as often required in high-velocity testing. 

  • 38,040 fps at 1280 x 800
  • Exposure Index:
    • Mono 40,000 - 200,000 D
    • Color 12,500 - 64,000 D
  • Up to 256GB RAM
  • FAST option*, 190ns min. exposure
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At its full 1 Mpx resolution of 1280 x 800 the Phantom T3610 captures over 38,000 fps. This  38 Gpx/second throughput is maintained through its full range for a top frame rate of 875,000 fps at both 1280 x 32 (standard mode) and 640 x 64 (binned mode). Binned mode increases the vertical resolution of the camera's top frame rates by combining the sensor pixels 2x2. Binned mode is included on both mono and color T3610 cameras, however the output will switch to mono when used on a color camera. 

The frame rates provided by the T3610 are sought after for combustion, impact testing, spray dynamics, and shock wave analysis. Any extremely fast application that can benefit from fast exposures to reduce motion blur and image sensors that offer high light sensitivity will also be an excellent match. The T3610 custom BSI sensor delivers on all fronts, providing native ISO of 40,000D mono and the ability to shoot in environments with limited supplemental light. 

The T3610 includes premium features to enable a variety of applications including: 

  • EDR (Extreme Dynamic Range) provides flash mitigation for ballistic studies by dynamically adjusting exposure in saturated areas of the image.
  • Programmable I/O to interface with DAQ systems and a variety of measurement sensors, which can be recorded and viewed as metadata in Cine files.
  • Remote, standalone operation is achieved by using the on-camera controls, video monitor and CineMag.

*Cinemag V Compatibility is not active at launch, firmware updates are needed.

Key Features

  • Binning Mode - frame rate boost at 640 x 384 and below
  • CineMag V Compatibility*
  • SDI and HDMI video outputs
  • Programmable I/O - Assign and define camera signals
  • 10Gb Ethernet Option

What's in the box? 

  • 280W Power supply with XLR extender
  • Ethernet Cable
  • Mini-SDI video cable
  • Printed manual
  • Phantom PCC software

Standard Mode

Resolution FPS
1280 x 800 38,040
1280 x 460 46,250
1280 x 320 94,590
1280 x 192 156,710
1280 x 128 233,330
1280 x 32 875,000

Binned Mode

Resolution FPS
640 x 384 156,710
640 x 320 187,500
640 x 256 233,330
640 x 192 308,820
640 x 128 456,520
640 x 64 875,000

*FAST Option, export controlled
Common resolutions and frame-rates, other resolutions available.
Short Description
  • The Phantom T3610 camera captures up to 38,040 fps at full 1-Mpx resolution and has all of the features of the T-Series family. 
  • Binned mode combines pixels for higher frame rates at 640 x 384 and below. 
  • FAST option is available for exposure times down to 190 ns (with no change to top frame rate)
Throughput/Speed
  • 36 Gpx/second
  • Max speed at full resolution of 1280 x 800 is 38,040 fps
  • In Binned mode, Max speed at full resolution of 640 x 384 is 156,710 fps fps
  • Max speed is 875,000 fps at 1280 x 32 standard or 640 x 64 binned
  • Minimum frame rate is 100 fps
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 12,500-64,000D; 
  • Binned Mode:
    • ISO Monochrome 50,000D, 160,000T 
    • E.I. range 50,000-250,000D;
    • ISO Color 12,500D, 12,500T
    • E.I.range 12,500-64,000D

    *Binned Mode is Mono Output Only
Exposure
  • 1 µs minimum exposure standard, 190 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
  • 64GB, 128GB, 256GB high-speed internal RAM. 
  • Up to 63 memory partitions. 
  • CineMag V for non-volatile storage (not available at launch)
Record Times
  • 4.5 seconds at maximum frame rate, 12 bits, 1200 x 800 resolution into 256GB internal memory
Special Features
  • 10Gb Ethernet (optional)
  • Binned mode for double the vertical resolution at high frame rates (Output is monochrome)
  • Multi-cine mode and up to 63 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
  • 230 ns straddle time in PIV mode
  • 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
  • Timing resolution < 20ns
  • Frame synchronization to internal or external clock (FSYNC)
  • IRIG in/out
  • 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
  • 3 Programmable I/O ports includes adjustable (assign and define) signals including:
    • F-sync
    • strobe
    • event
    • trigger output
    • ready and more
Connectivity
  • Gb Ethernet (standard) for both control and data
  • 10Gb Ethernet (optional) 
  • WiFi via USB Dongle for control (option to order from factory to permanently disable WiFi)
     
Camera Control
  • Phantom Camera Control (PCC)
  • On-Camera Controls (OCC)
  • SDK available
Video Out
  • 2X 3G HD-SDI ports
  • Micro-HDMI  
  • 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, 280 Watt power supply included
  • 20 - 28 VDC secondary power input on back panel 
Mechanical Specifications
  • 5 x 5 x 8.25 inches, 12.7 x 12.7 x 21 cm (H, W, L) without handle or lens.
  • Handle adds 2"(5 cm) to height
  • Weight: 9.4 lbs, 4.3 kg
Environmental Specifications
  • Operating Temperature: -10 to +50 C
  • Storage Temperature: -20 to + 70 C
  • Regulatory and Environmental: TBD
APIs
  • Phantom SDK, C#, C++
  • LabView
  • MatLab
Ships Standard With
  • Power supply 280W w/ XLR cable
  • Fischer Ethernet cable
  • BNC Cable
  • Phantom PCC software
  • Getting Started Guide
Options
  • CineMag interface
  • FAST Option
  • 10Gb Ethernet Option
Popular Accessories
  • Case with custom foam
  • CineMag V
  • CineStation IV
  • Video monitor
     
Canon EF Mount for Flex4K cameras

Canon EF Mount

Canon EF Lens mount with electronic focus and aperture controls for EOS lenses. Control the lens from PCC.  Includes shims for backfocus and case. 
 
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.
Yes, the battery or backup power source must be able to output in the 20-28V range and supply at least 8 Amps. The camera consumes a maximum 150W with CineMag. 

The camera ships with an XLR3 cable extension for power, which can be used with several 24V battery sources, including power stations and power vault style solutions that combine 2 or more 14.4V batteries.
Phantom CineMag is a high-speed solid-state storage module and differs significantly from a traditional hard drive or solid-state disk in that there is no file system. PCC software is required to download Cine Raw files, which can be controlled through an Ethernet connection with the camera body or by using a dedicated CineStation IV. 

For high-speed recording, you must record to the camera’s RAM buffer first, review, and then transfer to the CineMag—this is known as ‘Loop’ mode. For lower speed recording, the camera can run in ‘Run/Stop’ mode, writing direct to the CineMag and allowing several minutes of recording. Once the file is recorded to the CineMag, the images are secure and can be deleted out of RAM to start another capture. 

The recordings are best reviewed using video playback on the camera body. It is not possible to delete individual clips from a CineMag. Once the CineMag is full, you can only re-record on it by deleting its entire contents. For this reason, it is recommended that RAM Cines are reviewed and trimmed by setting in and out points prior to transfer from the RAM buffer to the CineMag.

Visit our CineMag Page for more information.
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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