Canon's leading innovation continues with its introduction of one of the world's smallest 3-chip UltraHD, 4K video camera systems, the IK-4K. The key advantage of this incredible camera is improved resolution, providing amazingly sharp details which can enhance many video applications from scientific imaging, life sciences, and defense to professional live-event broadcasting. When 4K images are desired and space is limited, the IK-4K delivers exceptional color performance with remarkable details, providing absolutely the best images possible.

IK-4K Data Sheet

Key Features

  • 3840 x 2160 59.94/50 Hz UltraHD 4K output
  • Switchable formats; 4K, 1080p and 1080i
  • Amazing details up to 1600 TV lines resolution
  • Ultra-compact two piece design
  • 4x 3G/HD-SDI output for maximum signal fidelity
  • 12-channel color adjustment to achieve exceptional color accuracy and control
  • 5 User-configurable settings files to support different operating modes and conditions
  • Image flip and mirror
  • Freeze frame
  • Gen-lock for 3D and multi-camera use
  • Remote control via RS232
  • C-mount lens mount


IK-4KH Camera Head Specifications

Image Sensor 3-CMOS, 1/2.9", progressive
Output Matrix Horizontal: 3840, Vertical : 2160 UHD 4K mode
Horizontal: 1920, Vertical: 1080 HD 1080p/1080i
Output Resolution H/V 1600 TV lines standard UltraHD 4K mode
1000 TV lines or more 1080p/1080i modes
Sensitivity F5.6 standard (59.94 Hz setting)
F6.1 standard (50 Hz setting)
(at 2000 lx, 3000K)
Minimum Illumination 19.5 lx (59.94 Hz setting)
16.2 lx (50 Hz setting)
at F2.2, 24 dB
S/N Ratio 58 dB standard
AGC: OFF, Gamma: OFF, Enhance: OFF
Color matrix: OFF, Color temp: 5600K
Operation Temperature 0°C to 40°C / 32°F to 104°F
Operation Humidity Less than 90% (non-condensing)
Weight Approx. 70 g (2.5 oz)
Dimensions W: 32.6 mm H: 38.6 mm D: 41 mm
(1.28" x 1.52" x 1.61")
Protruding portion is not included

IK-4KE Controller Specifications

Power Supply 12V DC±10%
Power Consumption 13.8 W
Scanning System Progressive / Interlaced (Selectable)
Scan Frequency H: 67.433 kHz, V: 59.94 Hz :1080p / 59.94 Hz
4K / 59.94 Hz 4 division output
H: 56.250 kHz, V: 50 Hz :1080p / 50 Hz
4K / 59.94 Hz 4 division output
H: 33.716 kHz, V: 59.94 Hz : 1080i / 59.94 Hz
H: 28.125 kHz, V: 50 Hz : 1080i / 50 Hz
Operating Temperature 0°C to 40°C / 32°F to 104°F
Operating Humidity Less than 90% (non-condensing)
Weight Approx. 800 g (1.76 lbs.)
Dimensions W: 110 mm, H: 40 mm, D: 196 mm
(4.33" x 1.58" x 7.72")
Scene Files 5 User-configurable scene files
White Balance Auto / Manual (Selectable)
Gain Auto (-6 dB to 24 dB); Manual (-6 dB to 24 dB), OFF
Output Signal 4x 3G/HD-SDI
Electronic Shutter Auto / Manual / OFF 1/60 - 1/10,000

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