Vertex™ SeaCam

Vertex™ SeaCam®

  • Full HD Resolution
  • 10x optical zoom
  • 79° Horizontal FOV at Full Wide
  • Proprietary corrector optics
  • Fiber, coax, and FleXlink® output methods are available
  • SeaSense™ Protocol and VISCA serial control available for RS-232 and RS-485
  • Tristate zoom, focus, and autofocus controls
  • 6,000 m depth rating with 11,000 m Titanium option

The compact Vertex SeaCam has superior imaging performance with proprietary corrector optics. Features include full HD resolution with 10x optical zoom and low-distortion 80° HFOV at full-wide. A minimum faceplate illumination of 0.5 lux provides the impressive low light capability.

This subsea camera works with RS-232 and RS-485 control interfaces through VISCA or SeaSense Protocol. Tristate control is available for zoom, focus, and autofocus features. The Vertex SeaCam is easy to integrate with fiber, coax, and FleXlink output method options. Configuration options include aluminum housing with a 6,000 m depth rating and titanium housing with an 11,000 m depth rating.

The Vertex SeaCam includes a mounting bracket with titanium inserts.

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Optical VSC-1080
Lens ​​3.2 mm to 32 mm
F/1.8 to F/3.4
Optical Zoom 10x
Focus Wide: 10 mm
Tele: 250 mm
FOV in Water ​Wide: 86° D x 79° H x 49° V
Tele: TBD
Video VSC-1080
Image Sensor 1/3” CMOS Progressive Scan
Sensor Resolution TBD
Measured Resolution TBD
Faceplate Illumination 0.5 lx
Signal to Noise > 50dB
Video Output HD-SDI 1.485 Gb/s:1080p/30, 1080p/29.97, 1080p/25, 1080i/60, 1080i/59.94, 1080i/50, 720p/60, 720p/59.94, 720p/50, 720p/30, 720p/29.94, 720p/25

3G-SDI 2.97 Gb/s: 1080p/60, 1080p/59.94, 1080p/50


Environmental VSC-1080
Depth Rating Aluminum: 6,000 m
Titanium: 11,000 m
Operational Temperature -5 °C to 40 °C
(23 °F to 104 °F)
Storage Temperature -20 °C to 60 °C
(-4 °F to 140 °F)
Electrical VSC-1080
Voltage 10~36 VDC
Power Fiber Optic: 10W max
FleXlink and Coax: 7W max
Serial Protocol SeaSense Serial Protocol, VISCA
Control Interface RS-232, RS-485, Tristate (zoom, focus, autofocus)
Mechanical VSC-1080
Housing 6000 Series Aluminum
6Al-4V Titanium
Port Optical glass dome
Outer Diameter 120.7 mm
(4.75 in.)
without connector
279.1 mm
(10.99 in.)
Weight in Air Aluminum: 3.84 kg (8.47 lbs)
Weight in Water Aluminum: 1.81 kg (3.99 lbs)
Default Connectors
Other connectors available
Fiber Electric: SEACON MCBH6
Fiber Optic: SEACON MINF-1FO
Coax SubConn HF75DXBH6M
FleXlink SubConn DBH8MP

Vertex SeaCam Diagragm


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