Block Camera Boasts 30x Zoom

Lens-manufacturer Tamron unveils its first global shutter block camera, the MP2030M-GS. Employing Sony’s IMX265 industrial grade 1/1.8-in. global shutter CMOS sensor, the camera features a 30x zoom lens and is suitable for both wide angle and telephoto pictures. Also, the camera is viable for both day and night conditions in security, surveillance or traffic applications.


The state-of-art sensor used in this device provides 3.19 Megapixel resolution with high light sensitivity and guarantees excellent picture quality with low noise. There is a possibility to select between various output modes – from NTSC/PAL to 1080p/60. The Global Shutter CMOS type imager prevents motion blur in the images when capturing fast moving objects. The lens has a 30x optical and 16x digital zoom which gives it a zoom range from 6-180mm optical and up to 2880mm equivalent focal length using the digital zoom. This fully capable lens makes this block camera quite suitable for a wide variety of working distances. The field of view is between 60° and 2.5° and features a f-stop between 1.5 and 4.8, depending on the zoom factor.


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The MP2030M-GS camera module has both LVDS and composite video and can be controlled via VISCA. The industry and product experts at FRAMOS are available to support customers with the integration of these new cameras into their applications and projects. In addition, FRAMOS provides support services for development, customized solutions, and logistics.


More specs and a video demo are available from Tamron. For purchasing, the MP2030M-GS camera module is available from FRAMOS.