Teledyne Bowtech LCC-720 High Resolution Monochrome CCD Camera

The Bowtech Products LCC-720 miniature high resolution monochrome underwater CCD camera provides an extremely low cost solution to general underwater viewing and observation.



The camera housing is manufactured from high quality Titanium fitted with a Sapphire glass window rated to either 1,000, 4,000 or 6,000 metres operating depth.
The camera is fitted with a fixed focus wide angle lens, giving a diagonal field view of 65° in water.
The camera features built-in reverse polarity and surge protection.
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.
The camera is also available with the option of a Balanced Line Driver (Balun) allowing the transmission of video over twisted pair cable.


Product Features:

– High Resolution Monochrome 720 TVL
– Light Sensitivity 0.005 Lux
– 65° Diagonal Angle of View
– 4,000 or 6,000 Metre Rated Titanium Housing

Technical information

​​Electrical ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​ ​Resolution, Horizontal ​720 TV Lines
Limiting Light Sensitivity​ 0.005 lux​
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 line 50Hz PAL/CCIR, 525 line 60Hz NTSC/EIA​
Voltage​ 12 to 24Vdc​
Current​ 110mA max​
Composite Video Output​ 1V pk-pk​
Balanced Line Driver Option​ Inclusion of Balun increases camera length to 142.2mm​
​Environmental ​​ ​​ ​ Depth Rating​ 1,000m, 4,000m or 6,000m​
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​
Iris​ Electronic shutter 1/60s to 1/100,000s​
Focus​ Fixed 100mm to infinity​
Angle of View​ 91° diagonal in air, 65° diagonal in water​
Window​ Sapphire glass​
Mechanical​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ Dimensions​ 31mm (ø) x 133.2mm (l) (excluding connector)​
Weight in Air​ 295g​
Weight in Water​ 186g​
Standard Housing​ Titanium​
Standard Connector​ WETCON BH-4-MP or MCBH-4-MP​
Optional Connector​ Large selection of connectors available​


LCC or L3C-720 Datasheet