Astro Design Digital camera BOSMA G1 8K M4 / 3

The BOSMA G1 8K M4 / 3 digital camera is now bought and leased immediately by Astro Design right here in Japan. Earlier than you get too excited, this digital camera is designed to be used in broadcast, safety, and surveillance environments the place streaming is required.

The Chinese language-made digital camera has a 4/3 7680 x 4320 8K CMOS picture sensor with a bodily dimension of 18.84mm x 10.60mm. The lens mount can also be M4 / 3.

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Likelihood is, that is the very same sensor that was utilized in Sharp’s Micro 4 Thirds 8K digital camera that we first noticed at NAB 2019. Sharp and Astro Design have already collaborated on quite a few cameras and this additionally appears to be the case with the BOSMA G1 8K.

In case you are not acquainted with BOSMA, they had been established in 2000 in Guangzhou, China. They primarily manufacture optical gear similar to telescopes, binoculars, and IoT merchandise similar to sensible cameras.

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The digital camera can report the next resolutions and body charges:

  • 8 KB (7680 x 4320) 30/25 / 24fps
  • 4K (3840 x 2160) 60/50/30/25 / 24fps

The digital camera data in MOV / MP4 (H.264 / H.265) in VBR or CBR. You possibly can select to report in 8 bit or 10 bit. The bit charge when recording 8K30p is 200 Mbps and at 4K60p it’s 100 Mbps.

The digital camera data to CFast2.0, however it could possibly additionally output sign by way of HDMI. You too can report externally by way of USB3.0 output to an exterior SSD. There aren’t any SDI ports on this digital camera. Regardless of these choices, the primary focus of the G1 is stay streaming. It helps IPv4, RTP, RTSP and SRT protocols.

The digital camera has an RJ45 connector and is Wi-Fi: IEEE802.11b / g / n / a / ac appropriate appropriate with the two.4 GHz and 5 GHz bands.

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Astro Design touts this digital camera as a compact stay streaming possibility that can be utilized to:

  • Reside video distribution by way of the Web
  • Inspection of apparatus put in in drones
  • Distant conferences
  • On-line medical remedy
  • Reside leisure
  • VR content material manufacturing
  • Catastrophe prevention similar to river monitoring

Above you may see the Astro Design on-camera intro video they made final month.

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The BOSMA G1 8K M4 / 3 weighs 1.25 kg (2.75 lbs) and its bodily dimensions are 126 (W) x 108 (H) x 108.7 (D) mm.

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The digital camera has a small LCD display screen and bodily controls that look lots like what you’ll discover on a Z-Cam.

The digital camera may be powered by a single Sony NP-F sequence battery and there may be additionally a DC 12V 5A (4-pin LEMO) enter.

Astro Design doesn’t listing buy or rental costs on its web site.