Video Cameras. ICX278AL Datasheet

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Part ICX278AL
Description Diagonal 4.5mm (Type 1/4) CCD Image Sensor for EIA B/W Video Cameras
Feature ICX278AL Diagonal 4.5mm (Type 1/4) CCD Image Sensor for EIA B/W Video Cameras Description The ICX27.
Manufacture Sony Corporation
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ICX278AL Diagonal 4.5mm (Type 1/4) CCD Image Sensor for EIA ICX278AL Datasheet
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Diagonal 4.5mm (Type 1/4) CCD Image Sensor for EIA B/W Video Cameras
The ICX278AL is an interline CCD solid-state
image sensor suitable for EIA B/W video cameras
with a diagonal 4.5mm (Type 1/4) system. Compared
with the current product ICX208AL, basic
characteristics such as sensitivity, smear and
dynamic range are improved drastically from visible
light region to near infrared light region through the
adoption of EXview HAD CCDTM technology.
This chip features a field period readout system and
an electronic shutter with variable charge-storage time.
The package is a 10mm-square 14-pin DIP (Plastic).
14 pin DIP (Plastic)
Sensitivity in near infrared light region
(+5dB compared with the ICX208AL, λ = 945nm)
High sensitivity (+6dB compared with the ICX208AL, no IR cut filter)
Low smear (–20dB compared with the ICX208AL)
High D range (+2dB compared with the ICX208AL)
Horizontal register: 3.3 to 5V drive
Reset gate:
3.3 to 5V drive
No voltage adjustment
(Reset gate and substrate bias are not adjusted.)
High resolution and low smear
Excellent antiblooming characteristics
Continuous variable-speed shutter
Recommended range of exit pupil distance: –20 to –100mm
Pin 1
Pin 8
Optical black position
(Top View)
Device Structure
Interline CCD image sensor
Image size:
Diagonal 4.5mm (Type 1/4)
Number of effective pixels: 768 (H) × 494 (V) approx. 380K pixels
Total number of pixels: 811 (H) × 508 (V) approx. 410K pixels
Chip size:
4.43mm (H) × 3.69mm (V)
Unit cell size:
4.75µm (H) × 5.55µm (V)
Optical black:
Horizontal (H) direction : Front 3 pixels, rear 40 pixels
Vertical (V) direction : Front 12 pixels, rear 2 pixels
Number of dummy bits: Horizontal 22
Vertical 1 (even fields only)
Substrate material:
EXview HAD CCD is a trademark of Sony Corporation.
EXview HAD CCD is a CCD that drastically improves light efficiency by including near infrared light region as a basic structure of
HAD (Hole-Accumulation-Diode) sensor.
Sony reserves the right to change products and specifications without prior notice. This information does not convey any license by
any implication or otherwise under any patents or other right. Application circuits shown, if any, are typical examples illustrating the
operation of the devices. Sony cannot assume responsibility for any problems arising out of the use of these circuits.

USE RESTRICTION NOTICE (December 1, 2003 ver.)
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when you consider using the Products.
Use Restrictions
The Products are intended for incorporation into such general electronic equipment as office products,
communication products, measurement products, and home electronics products in accordance with the
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You should not use the Products for critical applications which may pose a life- or injury- threatening risk or
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