The 2nd generation CV500-MB-2 HD-SDI Mini Broadcast Camera improves durability and functionality. This powerful camera meets the heavy duty requirements of High Definition Broadcast applications. 2.2 Megapixel 1/3-inch CMOS Sensor, HD-SDI (BNC) & CVBS (BNC) built into rear panel. Automatic White Balance, Digital Defog, Auto Day/Night, Privacy Masking, Digital Zoom, and Pixel Correction.

CV500-MB-2

Full-HD 2MP Mini-Broadcast Camera 1080p60/59.94/50fps, 1080i60/59.94/50, 720p60/59.94/50 with 3.7mm HD Prime Lens

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CV500-MB-2-2MP full hd Broadcast Miniature Camera

CV500-MB vehicle mounted video footage

  • 2.2 Megapixel 1/3” CMOS Sensor
  • 3.7mm MegaPixel M12 Prime Lens installed (changeable)
  • HD-SDI (BNC) & CVBS (BNC) built into rear panel
  • CV500-MB-2: 1080p59.94, 1080i59.94, 720p59.94fps
  • CV500-M-2: 1080p60/50, 1080i60/50, 1080p30/25, 720p60/50fps
  • OSD Menu controller & RS-485 controllable hook-up
  • Auto/Manual White Balance, Exposure, Gamma, Red/Blue Gain
  • Double Shutter Wide Dynamic Range (WDR)
  • Digital Fog removal function, Digital Noise Reducer (2D/3D)
  • Body Dims: 1.4”H x 1.4”W x 1.3”D (36mm x 36mm x 35mm)
  • 12V DC (PN: V-PS12V-1.25A, sold separately)
  • Compatible with most DSLR mobile battery solutions
  • Power Consumption: Max. 150mA
  • 1/4”-20 mount built into camera body

CV500-MB-2 - full hd Broadcast Miniature Camera rear view

The newly designed 2nd generation CV500-MB-2 HD-SDI Mini Broadcast Camera improves durability, versatility, compatibility, and functionality. This uniquely small and powerful camera meets the heavy duty requirements of High Definition Broadcast applications. The CV500-MB-2 provides full HD resolution 1920x1080p60/59.94/50/30/25, 1920x1080i60/59.94/50, 1280x720p60/59.94/50fps video for filming all types of Broadcast projects such as RealityTV, Film POV, Culinary Shows, Extreme Sports, Documentaries, Stunt Filming, Hidden Cams, and College/Professional Sports. The CV500-MB-2 is a 1.4” cube enabling unobtrusive placement or concealment in all types of Broadcast applications.

These HD cameras incorporate a superior quality 2.2 Megapixel CMOS sensor with video enhancement features such as Wide Dynamic Range (WDR), Extreme Low Light Sensitivity, Digital Noise Reduction (2D+3D), Automatic White Balance, Digital Defog, Auto Day/Night, Privacy Masking, Digital Zoom, and Pixel Correction offer effective tools for rich video quality in all types of applications. Marshall offers a variety of HD M12 mount lenses to frame specific video requirements.

full hd Broadcast Miniature Camera in hand

Other models available upon request: CV500-M-2, 1080p/60(50)(3G-SDI), 1080p/30(25), 1080i/60(50), 720p/60(50) and CV510-MPH pinhole camera model.

Compatible M12 Prime Lens options and Power Adapter for CV500-M2 / CV500-MB2
Part Number Description
V-PS12V-0.25A 12V DC Power Supply (0.25A)
V-4402.3-2.5-HR 2.3mm F2.5 M12 - approx. 94° AOV
V-4402.5-2.5-HR 2.5mm F2.5 M12 - approx. 90° AOV
V-4403.0-2.0-HR 3.0mm F2.0 M12 - approx. 78° AOV
V-4704.0-2MP-VIS-IR 4.0mm F2.0 HD M12 - approx.63° AOV
V-4404.3-1.8-HR 4.3mm F1.8 Hi Res M12 - approx. 60° AOV
V-4705.0-2MP-VIS-IR 5.0mm F2.0 HD M12 2MP - approx. 52° AOV
V-4405.6-2.0-HR 5.6mm F2.0 Hi Res Mini Lens
V-4706.0-2MP-VIS-IR-1 6.0mm F2.0 HD M12 2MP - approx. 44° AOV
V-4408.0-2.0-HR 8.0mm F2.0 HD M12 - approx. 34° AOV
V-4412.0-2.0-HR 12mm F2.0 Hi Res M12 - approx. 23° AOV
V-4325 25mm F2.5 Hi Res M12 - approx. 12° AOV
V-4350-2.5 50mm F2.5 Hi Res M12 - approx 5.6° AOV
CV500-MB-2 specifications
Imaging Sensor 2.2 Megapixel 1/3” CMOS
Scanning System Progressive Scan
Number of Active Pixels 1944(H) x 1092(V) = 2,122,848 (pixels)
Total number of pixels 2010(H) x 1108(V) = 2,227,080 (pixels)
S/N Ratio More than 50
Video Output Mode CV500-MB-2: 1080p59.94, 1080i59.94, 720p59.94fps
CV500-M-2: 1080p60/50/30/25, 1080i60/50, 720p60/50fps
Video Output Level HD-SDI / 3G -SDI (BNC): 1920x1080, 1280x720
Composite-CVBS (BNC): 700TVL NTSC/PAL
Min. Illumination 1.0Lux(Color), 0.5Lux(B/W), 0.02Lux(Sens-up x30)
O.S.D Built-in
Electronic Shutter Speed Auto / Flk
AGC 1 ~ 15 Step
Sens-up Auto / Off (x2~x30)
D-WDR On / Off
DEFOG On / Off
Backlight Compensation WDR / BLC / HSBLC / Off
White Balance AWB / AWC-SET / MANUAL / INDOOR / OUTDOOR
Day & Night Auto / B.W / Color / EXT (Selectable)
DNR 2DNR / 3DNR(SMART NR)
D - EFFECT Freeze / Mirror / D-Zoom / Smart D-Zoom / NEG.IMAGE / DIS
D-Zoom / Smart D-Zoom On / Off(x2 ~ x62) (25P/30P Only)
DIS On / Off (A-30/25P (Only))
Motion Detection On / Off (4 Zone Selectable)
Privacy Masking On / Off (8 Zone Selectable)
Language English / Japanese / Chinese / Korean / German / French / Italian / Spanish / Polish / Russian / Portuguese / Dutch / Turkish / Hebrew / Arab
Pixel Correction LIVE DPC / STATIC DPC / BLACK DPC
Protocol Pelco - D/P
Communication RS - 485 (Baud Rate: 2400,4800,9600,19200,38400)
Adjust SHARPNESS / MONITOR / LSC / NTSC/PAL
Supplied Voltage DC12 ±10%
Power Consumption 30p: Max. 2.1W (170mA) / 60p: Max. 2.8W (230mA)
Body Dimension 36(W) X 36(H) X 35(D) mm
Weight 50g

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