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Sony FCB-EV9520L

Part Number: AS-SONY-FCB-EV9520L

  • Autofocus-zoom camera
  • High performance 30x optical zoom, 12x digital zoom.
  • Full HD 1920 x 1080 60 fps output.
  • HD Digital image output (LVDS).
  • 1/2.8”-type 2MP Sony IMX662 STARVIS 2 CMOS sensor.
  • Dimensions (L x W x H): 89.7 x 50.0 x 60.0mm.
  • Compatible with all Active Silicon Harrier camera interface boards.
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The FCB-EV9520L autofocus zoom camera from Sony features a 30x optical zoom lens and a high sensitivity sensor to capture high-fidelity images even in very low-light scenarios. It provides Full HD video up to 1080p60 in LVDS video output format.

The camera is a direct replacement for the FCB-EV7520 series with the same dimensions and offering several improvements, including higher low-light visibility and a Super Image Stabilizer. It features several advanced functions like Spot Focus, ICR, color image acquisition, Wide Dynamic Range and many more. For more information see the product specs tab or download the product brochure.

Active Silicon is an approved partner of Sony and the FCB-EV9520L, as well as other Sony EV-series cameras, is compatible with all Harrier camera interface boards, which provide additional video output options by converting the LVDS output into 3G/HD-SDI, HD-VLC for long cable length solutions, high-quality analog, USB (UVC) or Ethernet IP.

Camera Specifications

Image sensor

1/2.8”-type Sony IMX662 STARVIS 2 CMOS sensor

Number of effective pixels

2.13 MP

Output pixels (H x V)

1920 x 1080, 1280 x 720

Video format

1080p/60, 1080p/59.94, 1080p/50,
1080p/30, 1080p/29.97, 1080p/25,
1080i/60, 1080i/59.94, 1080i/50,
720p/60, 720p/59.94, 720p/50,
720p/30, 720p/29.97, 720p/25

Minimum illumination (50%, High Sensitivity mode ON)

ICR-Off mode:
0.009 lx (shutter speed 1/30 sec)
0.0012 lx (shutter speed 1/4 sec, 1/3 sec)

ICR-On mode:
0.00008 lx (shutter speed 1/30 sec)
0.000005 lx (shutter speed 1/4 sec, 1/3 sec)

Minimum illumination (50%, High Sensitivity mode OFF)

ICR-Off mode:
0.09 lx (shutter speed 1/30 sec)
0.012 lx (shutter speed 1/4 sec, 1/3 sec)

ICR-On mode:
0.00063 lx (shutter speed 1/30 sec)

Recommended illumination

100lx to 100,000lx

Image S/N

50 dB (Weight On)


Auto / manual (0dB to 50.0dB), 0 to 28 steps

Max. Gain Limit (10.7 to 50.0 dB), 6 to 28 step)

Shutter speed

1/1 sec to 1/10,000 sec, 22 steps

Sync system


Exposure Compensation

0dB to ± 10.5dB, 15 steps

Backlight compensation



Standard / Straight gamma

Aperture control

16 steps

White balance

Auto, ATW, Indoor, Outdoor, One Push WB, Manual WB, Outdoor Auto, Sodium Vapor Lamp (Fix / Auto / Outdoor Auto)

AE (Auto exposure mode)

Full Auto, Manual, Priority mode (shutter / iris), Spot AE, Slow AE, Exposure compensation


30x optical zoom
f=4.3mm (wide) to 129mm (tele), F1.6 to F4.7

Zoom movement speed

WIDE − TELE (59.94p/50p)
4.8 sec (Focus Tracking On)
3.0 sec (Focus Tracking Off)

WIDE − TELE (29.97p/25p)
5.7 sec (Focus Tracking On)
3.0 sec (Focus Tracking Off)

WIDE – Digital TELE (Digital 12×)
6.0 sec (59.94p mode)
6.3 sec (50p mode)
7.0 sec (29.97p mode)
7.3 sec (25p mode)

Zoom mode

Standard Mode / Variable Mode / Direct Mode

Digital zoom

12x (max 432x with “StableZoom”)

Focusing system

Auto Focus (Normal AF, Interval AF, Zoom Trigger AF [Sensitivity: normal, low])
Manual (Standard, Variable, Direct),
One Push Trigger, Near Limit, Full Scan One Push Trigger, ICR-on Correction, Spot Focus

Horizontal viewing angle (wide to tele)

Distortion compensation Off: approx. 64.0° (Wide) to 2.4° (Tele)
Distortion compensation On: approx. 61.5° (Wide) to 2.3° (Tele)

Minimum object distance

10mm (Wide) to 1200mm (Tele)

Camera Features

Auto ICR

Yes: ON (B&W/Color)

Wide-Dynamic Range (Wide-D)


Visibility enhancer



Yes (low / mid / high)

Noise reduction

Yes (3D + 2D / independent setting (3D, 2D)

Image stabilization

Yes: Super image stabilizer (Super/Super+)



Spot light avoidance


Motion detection


Privacy zone masking




Slow AE response


Picture effects

Black & white (monochrome image)

Picture freeze


Electronic flip (e-flip)


Mirror image


Slow shutter


Temperature readout


Title display

Yes (20 characters/line, max. 11 lines)

Camera mode display

Yes (English)


Video output (HD)

Digital: Y / Pb / Pr 4:2:2 (LVDS)
(Y: 8-bit, C: 8-bit, Vsync, Hsync, field, clock)

Camera control interface

VISCA protocol (CMOS 3.3V level, 5.5V tolerance)
Baud rate: 9.6 kbps, 19.2 kbps, 38.4 kbps, 115.2 kbps, stop bit: 1-bit


Power requirements

7.0V to 12.0V DC

Power consumption

Max.: 5.4W (during motor operation)
Typical: 4.4W

Operating temperature

-5°C to +60°C

Storage temperature

-20°C to +60°C

Operating humidity

20% to 80% (absolute humidity: 36 g/m3)

Storage humidity

20% to 95% (absolute humidity: 36 g/m3)

Dimensions (L x W x H)

89.7 x 50.0 x 60.0mm


Approx. 239g

Download File Type File Size


Brochure Sony FCB-EV9520L camera pdf 1.59 MB

Manuals & Quick Start Guides

Sony FCB-EV9520L Technical Reference Manual pdf 2.04 MB


Sony FCB-EV9500 and EV9520L Camera Control Software zip 530.75 KB

CAD Drawings & Data

Sony FCB-EV9520L Technical Drawing png 821.85 KB

Other Downloads

Brochure - Cameras for drones, UAVs and gimbals pdf 2.84 MB

Ordering Information

Part number Description


Sony FCB-EV9520L autofocus-zoom camera.


Harrier 30x AF-Zoom 3G-SDI Camera (Sony FCB-EV9520L).


Harrier 3G-SDI Camera Interface Board. Analog composite output (when in 720p50/59.94/60 operating modes). Support for HD-VLC compression technology. Board only, no cables included.


Harrier 30x AF-Zoom USB/HDMI Camera (Sony FCB-EV9520L).


Harrier USB/HDMI Camera Interface Board for autofocus-zoom block cameras; provides simultaneous USB 3 video (UVC) and HDMI video output. Board only, no cables included.


Harrier 30x AF-Zoom IP Camera (Sony FCB-EV9520L).

[x= 1 (regular, Ethernet), 2 (wireless, Ethernet), 3 (regular, PoE), 4 (wireless, PoE)]


Harrier IP Camera Interface Board system.
[x= 1 (regular, Ethernet), 2 (wireless, Ethernet), 3 (regular, PoE), 4 (wireless, PoE)]

Order options:
AS-CIB-IP-001-A: AS-CIB-IP-SOC-001-A (SoC board), AS-CIB-IP-IFETH-001-A (Ethernet Connection Board), FFC cable
AS-CIB-IP-002-A: AS-CIB-IP-SOC-002-A (SoC board with wireless module), AS-CIB-IP-IFETH-001-A (Ethernet Connection Board), FFC cable
AS-CIB-IP-003-A: AS-CIB-IP-SOC-001-A (SoC board), AS-CIB-IP-IFPOE-001-A (Ethernet Connection Board PoE), FFC cable
AS-CIB-IP-004-A: AS-CIB-IP-SOC-002-A (SoC board with wireless module), AS-CIB-IP-IFPOE-001-A (Ethernet Connection Board PoE), FFC cable


30-way micro-coax cable for connecting the interface board to the camera. Length 100mm (Manufacturer: KEL, part number: USL20-30SS-010-C).


30-way micro-coax cable for connecting the interface board to the camera. Length 50mm (Manufacturer: KEL, part number: USL20-30SS-005-C).


Metal bracket, screws and spacers for mounting Harrier camera interface boards to Sony FCB-EV9520L

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