by David Crane
transmit video and audio up to 1000 feet at 30 frames per second a minimum resolution of 380 lines. Image pixel quality is 537x 505. All video and audio can be recorded on a laptop computer, VCR, or DVR, depending on agency preference. CamLite’s™ wide-angle lense reportedly adjusts and focuses automatically to obtain the highest-quality images possible at all times.
Like the CamLite™, the MII-Flashcam® has been ruggedized, as well. It’s made out of anodized aircraft aluminum and G-tested to 50 G’s. Temperature tested to -40 degrees and +150 degrees faregnhieght. An A/V adapter on the MII-Flashcam will allow the unit to be tethered to a belt-mounted or back-mounted audio/video transmitter, giving the operator A/V broadcast capability over a wireless network, just like CamLite™. "There’s now a product that gives you full video camera, audio, and night vision capabilities in one device. It’s completely covert, and allows you document incidents that in the past were hard to capture before”, Mr. Howard said. The U.S. Marine Corps (Quantico, VA) Warfighting Laboratory is currently testing the MII-Flashcam® for multiple uses. Bureau of Prisons is also evaluating the MII-Flashcam, NTOA, California Department of Corrections.
Click here to download and view the MII-Flashcam demonstration video.
Click here to download and read an Office of Law Enforcement Technology Commercialization (OLETC) Advisory Council "Closed Session" Evaluation of the MII-Flashcam audio/video recording device. According to the evaluation document, the OLETC advisory council "agrees that this is an impressive product. It’s primary strengths are that it works well in low light; it’s durable/shock resistant; images are secure/password protected; downloading appears uncomplicated; the user/unit are identified; date and time stamp are offered; and the unit is portable and user friendly." The advisory council goes on to say that "all members agreed that this product is ideal for tactical units and corrections applications as opposed to day-to-day police work."
Power: NiMH rechargeable battery pack
Operating Time: Approximately 6-8 hours (Camera Only)
Operating Time: Approximately 2 hours (Using Flashlight)
Transmission Dist.: Approximately 1,000 feet (line of sight)
Flashlight: Functional 13,500 candlepower 200 mW
Flashlight: 13.25" L x 2.75" diameter
Weight: 1.2 lbs.
Charger that mounts in a car or on a wall
CamLiteTM charger clip for CamLiteTM Model 1000
Power supply for charging
Extra NiMH battery pack for Model 1000
Two extra bulbs
5 dbi gain antenna (for mounting on roof top or other metal surfaces)
Color: Black Matte (Non-glare)
Dimensions: 17" Long
Weight: 2.2 lbs
Battery: Nickel Metal Hydride 12-Volt, 2.4 amp hour. Rechargeable up to 1,000 times. Extra Battery Packs Sold Separately.
Battery Run Time: 4.5 Hours Flashlight Only. – 3.5 Hours (Camera and Flashlight)
Charger: 12-Volt Vehicle Charger, 110 Volt Charger Docking Station Included.
Structural Design: Aircraft Aluminum 6061 T-6. Anti-corrosion interior and exterior. Polycarbonate lens. Waterproof and Shockproof.
Normal Illumination: 3-5 Watt, Hi-Flux LED’s. 75 Lumens (Cool white light) 85,000 Total Maximum Candlepower. Brightness Control Button. LED Lamp Life (white) Unbreakable LED’s provide more than 100,000 Hours of Trouble Free Life.
Infrared Illumination: 880 Nanometer, Covert Infrared Illumination (Non-visible to the Human Eye)
Camera Specifications: Image Sensor: Sony 1/3" C-Moss – Dual Color/Black and White Cameras.
Minimum Illumination: 0.008 Lux
Sync System: Internal/External
Resolution: 480 TV Lines Day and Night (hi-rez 640×480 – low-rez 320×240) Snapshots – 3 Megapixel
Number of Pixels: 768(H) x 494 (V)
Power Supply: 12V
Warranty: 1-Year Limited Warranty
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