Intrinsically Safe Digital Camera
NOW . IEC EXia Group I and II.
Superseded by iCAM502, with much
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The new iCAM501 Ultra is a Group 1 and Group 2, Zone 0 intrinsically safe digital camera and is the perfect visualisation tool for use in hazardous areas. ATEX and IECEx certified, the iCAM501 Ultra can be used in all sectors of industry including Chemical & Pharmaceutical plants, Oil & Gas production platforms, Refineries and Coal Mining.
Manufactured from rugged injection moulded anti static plastic and with additional protection provided by the new rubber casing, the iCAM501 is IP65 rated and is suitable for use in the most arduous environments. Its long slim lightweight enclosure, weighing less than 200g, lends itself to single handed operation, making it convenient to carry in your pocket.
Equipped with a new high performance lens, enhanced 4 LED flash, adavanced anti shake and image sharpness technology , the iCAM501 Ultra provides high quality images in all Hazardous Area environments.
Data transfer to any computer in the safe area is simple and easy to undertake via a USB port utilising Picture Transfer Protocol (PTP) which is initiated automatically.
All images are date and time stamped to create a chronological history and are coupled to the unique function of Voice Annotation Audio records, which are systematically matched to the image filename.
- IECEx Ex ia IIB T4 Ga
- IEC Ex ia IIC T4 Gb
- IEC Ex ia I Ma 0°C to +60°C
- Degree of Ingress Protection IP65
Sample Pictures. - Click Image for Full Quality Picture
This image was taken outside, using the Icam501U Intrinsically Safe Camera.
This image was taken inside a normal office, using the Icam501U Intrinsically Safe Camera. The I.S. Camera was 300mm from the image. This image is a detailed drawing of the Camera itself, and is used as an example of the quality able to be reproduced by the IS Camera.
This image was taken in Total darkness, at 1 metre from the Extinguisher. The light is provided by the Flash Unit within the IS Camera. This application is to simulate the conditions in an Underground Coal Mine (Group 1)
This image was taken in Total darkness, at 3 metres from the Extinguisher. The light is provided by the Flash Unit within the IS Camera. This application is to simulate the conditions in an Underground Coal Mine (Group 1)
Image Labels and Naming
How are files labelled so I can match the Digital Image from the I.S. Camera with the Voice Recording detailing the why the image was taken, and to which equipment the image relates to?
The Screen Capture Preview shows a Typical Listing. The File Name and the Voice recording have the same file name, with the
- Image having a .jpg extentsion
- Voice having a .wav extentsion
This allows easy reconciliation of the Image, and the Voice Files containing your notes relating to the image. You can simply talk, removing the need for note books and pens. Saves time, as you simply dictate your notes.