Funds for the production of high-speed camera Chronos 1.4 was collected in just five hours
On the website Kickstarter successfully held a fundraiser to release the camera Chronos 1.4, shown in the illustrations. This camera is interesting because it allows you to shoot at a very high speed.
The camera is mounted image sensor type CMOS with global shutter. Optical format sensor — 2/3 inch size of the active region of 8.45 x 6,76 mm, the pixel pitch is 6.6 microns with a resolution of 1280 x 1024 pixels. At full resolution the camera can shoot at up to 1057. Reducing the resolution, you can increase the speed up to 21600 fps (at a resolution of 640 x 96). The sensitivity of the variety, sensor for color images can take values ISO 320-5120, monochrome version of the camera has ISO sensitivity 740-11840.
The camera is compatible with lenses with mounts C and CS. Using adapters you can use lenses from many other systems, including lenses with mounts Nikon F and Canon EF. The device is equipped with a five-inch touchscreen display with resolution of 800 x 480 pixels, SD card slot, HDMI video output, a built-in microphone, audio input and output, USB ports and eSATA, and connector extensions, where, in particular, displayed the shutter and the synchronization signal. Before saving to a memory card or external storage video is stored in 8 or 16 GB of internal memory. This memory is enough for about 4 or 8 entries respectively. As power supply used by the battery Nikon EN-EL4A. According to the developers, not a single charge the camera can shoot in a period of 1.75 h.
High interest to the chamber is evidenced by the fact that the amount defined by the developers as the purpose of the campaign was collected in about five hours, and now it is exceeded about three times, although it’s only been a few days. The first participants of fundraising could reserve the Chronos 1.4 for $2500. Shipment of cameras is scheduled to begin in March 2017. Now the minimum contribution, eligibility for the camera is $2750, but the party will have to wait until may.