Teledyne Bowtech DIVECAM-720C-AL Colour CCD Video Camera

The Teledyne Bowtech DIVECAM-720-AL miniature high resolution underwater CCD camera, provides a low cost solution to shallow underwater viewing and observation to either 100 or 1,000 metres.



The camera has a high quality hard anodised Aluminium housing fitted with a fixed focus wide angle lens giving a diagonal field view of 65° in water.
With an acrylic window, the camera is rated to 100 m operating depth, the deeper 1,000 m version has a Sapphire glass window.
The miniature, high quality Sony 1/3” CCD sensor, offers high resolution and low light level sensitivity, achieved by using 10 bit digital processing.
It is the ideal camera for underwater viewing tasks.

Product Features:

– High Resolution Colour 720 TVL
– 10 Bit Digital Processing
– Light Sensitivity 0.05 Lux
– 65° Diagonal Angle of View
– 100 or 1,000 Metre Rated Aluminium Housing
– 12-24 Vdc

Technical information

​​Electrical ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​ Resolution, Horizontal ​720 TV Lines
Limiting Light Sensitivity 0.05 lux colour
Sensor Type 1/3″ (Sony) CCD
Sensor Elements 1020 (H) x 508 (V) NTSC/EIA, 1020 (H) x 596 (V) PAL/CCIR
Signal to Noise Ratio >50dB (AGC off)
Scanning 625 lines 50Hz PAL/CCIR, 525 line 60Hz NTSC/EIA
Voltage 12 to 24Vdc
Current 110mA max
Composite Video Output 1.0V pk-pk
​Environmental ​​ ​​ ​ Depth Rating 100m or 1,000m
​Storage Temperature -20°C to +60°C
Operating Temperature -10°C to +50°C
Shock 3 Axis (operating), 30g peak, 6ms half-sine pulse
​Optical ​​ ​​ ​​ ​ Lens 2.9mm or 3.6mm
​Auto Iris Electronic shutter
​Focus Fixed to 100mm to infinity
​Angle of View 91° diagonal in air, 65° diagonal in water
​Window Acrylic (100m), Sapphire glass (1,000m)
​Mechanical ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​Dimensions 31mm (ø) x 128.3mm (l) (excluding connector)
​Weight in Air 233g
​Weight in Water 149g
​Standard Housing Hard anodised aluminium
Standard Connector WETCON BH-4_MP or MCBH-4-MP
​Optional Connector Large selection of connectors available


Divecam-720-AL Datasheet