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FlashBack-2 Covert and Rugged Digital Video Recorder (DVR)

 

 

The FlashBack-2 is a compact and rugged digital video recorders(DVRs) especially designed for covert video surveillance applications. FlashBack-2 utilises broadcast standard MPEG-2 video compression to record high quality real-time video and audio to one or two Compact Flash (CF) memory cards. Once a recording has been made, the flash cards may be removed and immediately viewed on a hardware CF media player or a PC. As FlashBack-2 files are fully MPEG-2 compliant, standard applications may be used to view and archive recordings to disk or DVD.

FlashBack-2 Covert Video Recorders
FlashBack-2 Single and Dual Covert Video Recorders

This compact and rugged recorder is DC powered and has stereo audio inputs at microphone or line level. FlashBack-2 dual offers two Compact Flash card slots, doubling the record time and allowing for the "hot swapping" of cards. The system is easily configured for video quality, audio and triggered recording via its RS232 port and a PC application.

Housed in small rugged metal enclosures, FlashBack-2 is ideal for covert installations. Furthermore, it contains no moving parts so recording in harsh environments, with continual shock and vibration over extended temperatures (-10 to +60°C) is now possible.

With its excellent video performance, ease of playback, compact size and rugged construction FlashBack-2 is the ideal solution for covert and body-worn video recording applications.

 

FlashBack-2 System Diagram
FlashBack-2 Rugged DVR System Diagram





FlashBack-2 Rugged DVR Dimensions and Interfaces

FlashBack-2 Dimensions and Interfaces
FlashBack-2 Dimensions and Interfaces
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FlashBack-2 Rugged DVR Specification

Outline Specifications  
Operating temperature range (non condensing) -20 to + 60 deg C when used with suitable SD card (e.g. SanDisk Extreme 3)
Mechanical Size (housed) Single 75 x 83 x 16 mm
Dual: 75 x 83 x 23 mm
Finish Hard anodised aluminium
Weight (housed, no cards) Single 115g,
dual 145g
Operating voltage range 6 to 15 V DC
Power consumption <3 Watts
Current consumption at 12 V 225 mA (approx.)
Standby current consumption <220 uA
Disk interface CF Card
Input / output connector 25 way D-Type socket
Record control Record on contact to Gnd, separate triggered record for preset time, or start/stop inputs
 Video:
Video standards supported PAL & NTSC
Video compression MPEG-2
Video input level 1 Vpp into 75 OHM
Digital sampling PAL: 576 lines by 720 pixels
NTSC: 488 lines by 720 pixels
Power-up to record time < 2 seconds
Record time (at full resolution)
Very high quality 15 mins/GByte
High quality: 25 mins/GByte
Low quality: 1 hour / GByte
 Audio:
Number of channels 2 (stereo)
Compression MPEG-1 level 2
Input level Mic / line (adjustable)
Mic bias 3.3 v
Configuration Via RS232 port & PC application



Product Codes

Product Codes Description
FB2B-5318 FlashBack-2 SINGLE Compact and rugged PAL video / audio flash-card recorder with interface pod, cables, carry case and 1GB flash card
FB2B-5319 FlashBack-2 SINGLE compact and rugged NTSC video / audio flash-card recorder with interface pod, cables, carry case and 1GB flash card
FB2B-5328 FlashBack-2 DUAL compact and rugged PAL video / audio flash card recorder with interface pod, cables, carry case and 2 x 1GB flash card
FB2B-5329 FlashBack-2 Dual compact and rugged NTSC video / audio flash-card recorder with interface pod, cables, carry case and 2 x 1GB flash card

For System Integrators and OEM's FlashBack-2 is also available as stand alone units or PCB's

 

 

 


Due to continual product development Ovation Systems reserve the right to change specifications without notice. E&OE.