‡ In these countries please contact our distributor

560 Series

High Definition Camera System

Product Information

560P Camera Control Unit

The Smith & Nephew 560P High Definition Camera Control Unit provides for exceptional image quality and versatility for endoscopic procedures in all OR settings.

This new HD CCU will meet your multi-specialty needs by providing customizable image optimization and programmability. The 560P offers the latest in high definition digital processing of the native 1920 x 1080i image, and includes all new HD-DVI, HD-SDI and YPrPb outputs to maximize image resolution.

560H Camera Head

The Smith & Nephew 560H High Definition Camera Head is compatible with a complete line of direct-view endoscopes, video endoscopes and the 560P High Definition Camera Control Unit (CCU). The 3-button, 6-function design allows for remote control of compatible peripheral devices like the CCU, printers, and image management systems. The Smith & Nephew 560H digital 3-CCD high definition camera head is engineered for reliability and image quality.

Ordering Information

Reference # Description

72201919* 560P Camera Control Unit, High Definition Camera System (Control Unit only)

Reference # Description

72200561* 560H Camera Head, HD, NTSC/PAL


The 560 Series

The only definition that matters

The Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC), an international non-profit organization that develops voluntary standards for digital television, defines the standard for HDTV as follows:

Aspect Ratio: Must be capable of displaying wide screen 16:9 format. Standard definition television (SDTV) has a 4:3 aspect ratio.

Pixel Quantity: Meets or exceeds 1280 x 720p, or 1920 x 1080i.

Scanning Pattern: 720p (progressive scan) or 1080i (interlaced scan).

560P High Definition Camera System

Power 100 - 240 VAC, 50/60 Hz;
Requirements Dual fuse
Classification CISPR 11 Class A
Equipment Classification Protection against electrical shock Class 1 with CF type applied part. Protection against harmful ingress of water. (Ordinary equipment, none provided) Degree of safety application in the presence of flammable anesthetics with mixture of air, oxygen, or nitrous oxide. (Not suitable)
CCU Dimensions 4.25" H x 12" W x 15" D
CCU Weight 9.9 pounds
Display Output 50/60 Hz
Resolution 1920 x 1080i (native)
Signal-to-Noise 64 dB
Ratio Shutter NTSC: 1/60 per second through 10,000 per second shutter speed 
PAL: 1/50 per second through 10,0000 per second shutter speed

HD Serial Digital Interface (HD-SDI) One serial digital interface (SDI) with 4:2:2 component digital video output on BNC connector

HD Digital Visual Interface (HD-DVI) Two digital visual interfaces supporting DVI-Digital (DVI-D) single-link interfaces on 29-pin DVI-I connector with 4:4:4 component digital video output on BNC connector 

YPrPb Video Output One video output 1Vp-p, YPrPb or Component video into 75Ω, BNC coaxial connectors 

IEEE-1394 Output One IEEE-digital video output, 4-pin connector; provides continuous DV-formatted (5:1) compressed 25 Mb/sec data rate 

Y/C Video Outputs Two Y/C video outputs, combined luminance/chroma signal into 4-pin mini-DIN plug 

Composite Output One analog, encoded video signal that includes vertical and horizontal synchronizing information 

AC Leakage Current Camera control unit: less than 300 microamps earth leakage 

Video Accessory Controls Two mini-phono connectors (3.5 mm) 

560H High Definition Camera Head

Equipment Protection against electrical shock
Classification Class I, applied part Type CF
Video Imager Three 1/3" Interline Transfer Micro-Lens high sensitivity CCD Image Sensors
Imaging Resolution Vertical: 1080i native TV lines 
Horizontal: 1920 native TV lines
Signal-to-Noise Ratio >64 dB
Video Data Acquisition Three 14-bit RGB channels, digitized inside camera head
Video Data Transmission High-speed, low-voltage differential serial (LVDS), uncompressed 42-bit RGB digital transmission via 12-foot camera cable
Video Output Format Full HD 1080i, 100% compatible with SMPTE-274M:2005 HDTV broadcast standard when used with the 560P Camera Control Unit
Video Field Rate 60 Hz or 50 Hz universal camera head, software switchable
Operating Temperature 41° - 108° F (-20° -60° C)
Operating Humidity 38 - 75% non-condensing
Storage Temperature -4° - 140° F (-20° -60° C)
Storage Humidity 20 - 90% non-condensing
Camera Head Dimensions 1.8" x 2.6" x 2.25" (width x depth x height)
Camera Head Weight 161 grams
Camera Head Cable 12' +/-3" (3.65 m +/- 7.6 cm)
Lens Mount 1"-32 UN C-mount thread
Compatible Control Units Smith & Nephew 560P High Definition Camera System

This information is intended for health care professionals in India only.