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Philips Color CCD Camera Philips Color CCD Camera

Technical Specifications¹
TypeNTSC
TV standardNTSC (USA, 60 Hz)
Active pixels HxV512 x 492 (NTSC)
Lens mountintegrated, 3.8 mm, F2.0
Viewing angle51 x 39 degrees
Hor. resolution (TVL)490
Vert. resolution (TVL)330
Min. illumination<10 lux
S/N48 dB
Iris controlelectronic
CVBS output (75 Ohm)
Y/C
1Vpp
Y:1Vpp C:0.3Vpp
Audio output400 mV RMS in 10k Ohms
White balanceautomatic, fixed mode
Microphoneyes
Power supplyDC 5V 5%
Power consumption<2.5 W
Operating temp0 to 40 degrees C ambient
Dimensions WxHxD3" x 2½" x 3¼"
InterfaceOne cable
SwitchesPower on/off, WB: auto/fixed,
BLC, Contrast, Image neg./pos.

  Also marketed as:¹

Marketing CompanyConnectors
3Com/USRobotics BigPicture Manuals ³
3Com/USRobotics BigPicture Drivers ³
RCA Video, 1/8" Audio, Coaxial Power
Best-Buy Camera (Sold in Europe)Single 8-pin mini DIN²
Packard Bell Video Conferencing KitRCA Video, 1/8" Audio, Coaxial Power
Philips EZVideo Conferencing KitSingle 8-pin mini DIN²
Pro Link (Several Packages and Individual Cameras)Single 8-pin mini DIN²
Supra Video Kit (Diamond Multimedia)Single 8-pin mini DIN²
Tekram OnCamera! & HOW-R-USingle 8-pin mini DIN²
Toshiba InTouch Video Phone Kit for Toshiba Infinia 7161, 7201 SystemsUnknown Proprietary Connector
Toshiba InTouch Video Camera OnlyRCA Video, Audio Unknown, Keyboard Passthrough for Power

¹Specifications may vary slightly, and the input/output cabling and connectors
 may vary.

²Pin out of 8-pin mini DIN connectors varies by OEM specification.
 See below for pin out diagram and the pin outs I know about.
 Check pin out carefully before connecting camera to a capture card.

³Click here to download BigPicture manuals and drivers.
 The Camera Quick Reference Guide is basically the same for all of these cameras.

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Pin Outs and Pin Assignments

Philips Color CCD Camera Connector Pin Out
Connector drawings are only representations to show pin numbering.
Use this information at your own risk.



I have verified as much of this as I can.
Diamond Supra Color CCD Camera Connector Pin Out
Connector drawings are only representations to show pin numbering.
Pins viewed from male pins on camera connector.
Please check your camera's pin outs carefully!!!
Tekram Capture Cards and Cameras
Pin 1 - +5 VDC ( 5%)
Pin 2 - Power Ground
Pin 3 - Signal Ground
Pin 4 - Not Connected
Pin 5 - Video Signal
Pin 6 - Not Connected
Pin 7 - Not Connected
Pin 8 - Signal Ground
Verified
Winnov Videum Capture Card and Cameras
Pin 1 - I²C SCL
Pin 2 - I²C SDA
Pin 3 - Ground
Pin 4 - +5 VDC Unregulated
Pin 5 - Ground
Pin 6 - Line Level Audio
Pin 7 - +5 VDC Regulated
Pin 8 - Composite Video
Pins 1 and 2 ONLY used for TV tuner! DO NOT connect to a camera!
Verified
Pro Link Capture Cards and Cameras
Pin 1 - +5 VDC ( 5%)
Pin 2 - Power Ground
Pin 3 - Signal Ground
Pin 4 - Audio Signal
Pin 5 - Video Signal
Pin 6 - Not Connected
Pin 7 - Not Connected
Pin 8 - Signal Ground
Verified
Best-Buy Camera
(Sold in Europe)

Pin 1 - +5 VDC ( 5%)
Pin 2 - Power Ground
Pin 3 - Signal Ground
Pin 4 - Audio Signal
Pin 5 - Video Signal
Pin 6 - Not Connected
Pin 7 - Not Connected
Pin 8 - Signal Ground
Unverified
Philips EZVideo Capture Card and Camera
Pin 1 - I²C SCL
Pin 2 - I²C SDA
Pin 3 - Ground
Pin 4 - +5 VDC Unregulated
Pin 5 - Ground
Pin 6 - Line Level Audio
Pin 7 - +5 VDC Regulated
Pin 8 - Composite Video
Pins 1 and 2 ONLY used for TV tuner! DO NOT connect to a camera!
Verified
Diamond Supra Video Kit Capture Card and Camera
Pin 1 - +5 VDC ( 5%)
Pin 2 - Power Ground
Pin 3 - Signal Ground
Pin 4 - Audio Signal
Pin 5 - Video Signal
Pin 6 - Not Connected
Pin 7 - Not Connected
Pin 8 - Signal Ground
Note pin numbering above right! This is different than most cameras, and apparently is a misprint in the manual. My Supra Video Kit camera has the same pin numbering as the drawing on the left.
Verified

Order high-quality, long S-Video cables and other A/V accessories here.

8-pin Mini DIN Connector Sources
   Hosfelt Electronics    Jameco Electronics    The R.F. Connection

Macintosh printer cables and printer extension cables can also be used, but you will have to cut
one end off and correctly wire a female 8-pin mini DIN connector to the cable to make an adapter.

Sources for Macintosh printer cables.
   Jameco Electronics    Kraydad — Cables and Computer Stuff

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Rear Panel of the Philips Color CCD Camera

Philips VCM7310/VCM7410 Philips VCM7311/VCM7411

Diamond Supra Video Kit

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Miscellaneous Camera Adapters

Click here to view adapter supplied with ProLink OEM Camera.

Click here to view information on S-Video to Composite Video Adapters.

Order high-quality, long S-Video cables and other A/V accessories here.

8-pin Mini DIN Connector Sources
   Hosfelt Electronics    Jameco Electronics    The R.F. Connection

Macintosh printer cables and printer extension cables can also be used, but you will have to cut
one end off and correctly wire a female 8-pin mini DIN connector to the cable to make an adapter.

Sources for Macintosh printer cables.
   Jameco Electronics    Kraydad — Cables and Computer Stuff

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3COM/USRobotics BigPicture Manual Downloads

Click here to view or download the BigPicture Capture Card Installation Guide. (680 kb PDF file)

Click here to view or download the BigPicture Installation Guide. (176 kb PDF file)

Click here to view or download the BigPicture Camera Quick Reference Guide. (25 kb PDF file)

Click here to view or download the BigPicture Troubleshooting Guide. (23 kb PDF file)

3COM/USRobotics BigPicture Driver Downloads

Click here to download BigPicture Capture Card Drivers for Windows NT 4.0. (1.92 Mb EXE file, 16 Apr 1999)

Click here to download BigPicture Capture Card Drivers for Windows 9x. (1.24 Mb EXE file, 11 Feb 1999)

Click here to download BigPicture Capture Card Drivers for Windows 9x. (483 kb EXE file, 29 Oct 1998)

Click here to download BigPicture Video Kit x2 Modem Upgrade for the modem in the 001690-00 package. (417 kb PDF file, 16 Jun 1997)

Click here for drivers that work with newer versions of Windows for US Robotics (3COM) video capture cards.
If you have a large scale integrated circuit chip on the card such as BT848, BT849, BT878 or BT879 these drivers may work for you.
Please let me know if they do.

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