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Marshall Electronics Develops a Professional Point-of-View Mini Camera for Broadcasters and Filmmakers Worldwide
Posted on Friday, September 12, 2014

The CV500-M2 provides full-HD Broadcast quality video in a small, rugged body.

El Segundo, CA (September 12, 2014) - 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 Electronic's 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 signal 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 1920x1080 and Progressive 1280x720, as well as frame-rates of 60/50/30/25. CV500-M2 is available now, and will be on display at IBC booth 11.D20.