Product Specification Sheet APS490

Rev. 07/2013

KTC-105 1/3" Low Light High Performance B&W CCD Camera

This Specsheet is for a product which is discontinued. Please contact us for alternative products.
Architects' And Engineers' Specifications

The low light, high performance B&W camera(s) shall be Alpha Communications® / Kalatel model KTC-105 or approved equivalent. Camera(s) shall feature a 1/3" CCD image sensor, and shall require only .01 lux (faceplate). Camera(s) shall use standard 16mm 'C' or 'CS' mount lenses and shall provide more than 380 lines of resolution. Camera shall operate on a temperature range of 14 F to 122 F (-10 C to 50 C), and is designed for indoor use (unless installed in a proper outdoor housing). Camera(s) shall feature an electronic shutter operating at 1/60 - 1/80,000 second, with automatic adjustment. Camera(s) shall feature backlight compensation, and shall operate on 12VDC power.

Contractor shall observe all local and national electrical and building codes.

Check with applicable authorities regarding local and federal laws as they apply to party consent and video and/or audio recording.


  • Lightweight, miniature design, low-cost
  • High sensitivity - needs only .01 lux (faceplate)
  • High resolution - more than 380 lines
  • Selectable Backlight Compensation
  • Accepts video and DC auto iris lenses
  • Utilizes variable high speed electronic shutter
  • Uses all standard manual or auto-iris 'C' or 'CS' mount lenses

Electrical Specifications

Image Sensor:
1/3" CCD (542h x 494v) [EIA]
Electronic Shutter:
1/60 to 1/80,000 second, automatic adjustment
More than 380 lines
.01 lux (faceplate)
Signal/Noise Ratio:
>46 dB 
Gray Scale:
Minimum 10 shades
Scanning System:
525 line 60 frame [EIA]; optional 625 line 50 frame [CCIR]
Video Output:
1.0 V peak to peak
Geometric Distortion:
Supply Voltage:
Power Consumption:
1.9 W

Mechanical Specifications
(camera only - less lens)
2.10" H x 2.13" W x 5.00" L
(55 mm x 54 mm x 127 mm) 
7.3 oz. (207g)
Mount: -20 bottom
Lens Mount:
Standard 16mm 'C' or 'CS' mount

Temperature: 14F to 122F (-10C to 50C)
0% to 95% relative

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