Marshall Electronic’s recently released CV500-M2 mini 2MP HD-SDI camera is a pint sized powerhouse, with the ability to “in multiple formats including 50fps in 1920x1080p, 1920x1080i and 1280x720p.”
The second generation model of the CV500 series, the CV500-M2 has a 1/4″-20 mount with a M12 lens mount. Its 2 Megapixel 12-bit CMOS sensor allows it to shoot up to 60fps in 1920×1080, and posesses full size HD-SDI (BNC) connectors. Add to that the series of lenses Marshall has for the CV500-M2 (ranging from 2.5 to 50mm) and its numerous digital enhancements (Wide Dynamic Range, White Balance, & much more), and you have a powerful, compact camera capable of a wide variety of applications. As Marshall states, the CV500-M2 “meets the unique requirements of professional broadcast, film and television production”, and is perfect for “professional Sports, professional Racing, Newscast, Sportscast, Reality-TV, Culinary shows, House of Worship, Stunt filming, Nature Documentaries, Hidden cams, and more.”
The CV500-M2 is available through Marshall Electronic’s dealer chain for about $399, though prices may vary depending on the retailer.
You can find out more about the CV500-M2 in the press release below, as well as at www.marshall-usa.com.
Marshall Electronics Develops a Professional Point-of-View Mini Camera for Broadcasters and Filmmakers
– The CV500-M2 provides full-HD Broadcast quality video in a small, rugged body.
EL SEGUNDO, California — Marshall Electronics announces its next generation Miniature 2MP HD-SDI Camera, part number CV500-M2, providing full HD video in multiple formats including 50fps in 1920x1080p, 1920x1080i and 1280x720p. This is the second generation of the popular CV500 Mini-Camera line, improving versatility, durability, compatibility, and functionality. The CV500-M2 meets the unique requirements of professional broadcast, film and television production.
The new CV500-M2 offers a durable 1/4″-20 mountable body with full size HD-SDI (BNC) built into rear panel, and easily switchable M12 lenses. The CV500-M2 is ideal for filming applications such as P.O.V. perspectives in professional Sports, professional Racing, Newscast, Sportscast, Reality-TV, Culinary shows, House of Worship, Stunt filming, Nature Documentaries, Hidden cams, and others.
“Our new CV500-M2 offers the added convenience of HD-SDI with full size BNC connectors, very useful feature for Broadcast applications,” said Tod Musgrave, Product Marketing Manager at Marshall Electronics. “Secondly, we’ve expanded lens compatibility to a dozen Marshall HD lenses ranging from 2.5 to 50mm. Lens options and ease of installation make this camera possibly the most versatile P.O.V. mini-camera in the broadcast market today.”
Marshall Electronics’ CV500-M2 camera has a 2 Megapixel 12-bit CMOS Sensor and includes a miniature 3.7mm High Definition Prime Lens. New chip-sets feature HD 12-bit digital video signals obtained at high speeds of 50(60) fps (3G-SDI) with very low power consumption.
Digital enhancements include double shutter Wide Dynamic Range, White Balance, Digital Defog, Pixel Correction, and extreme Low-light sensitivity.
Marshall’s CV500-M2 Mini Broadcast Cameras are easily switchable between resolutions of Progressive/Interlaced 1920×1080 and Progressive 1280×720, as well as frame-rates of 60/50/30/25.
CV500-M2 is available now
About Marshall Electronics
Marshall Electronics Inc. is a privately owned American company with five distinct operating units: Professional Audio, Cable/Connector, Optical Systems, IPTV and Broadcast A/V Division. We specialize in the development, manufacturing and distribution of high tech electronic products used in a wide range of professional applications. Visit marshall-usa.com.
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