Ball Turret Cameras

BTC-195 Standard

BTC-195 Standard


Ultra Precise movement and simplicity was the design goal of the BTC-195. Zero backlash brushless motors provide extremely accurate positioning. The monocoque design is extremely compact as the multiple sensors are mounted directly to the spherical surface.

High Definition Video


The BTC-195 is configurable with a suite of high definition optical and infrared sensors.

1080P Electro-Optical Imaging

1080P Electro-Optical Imaging

High Definition Infrared Imaging

High Definition Infrared Imaging

Precision Targeting


Featuring 3 modes of control for flexibility in unmanned or manned installations.

  • Manual control with joystick
  • GPS based aiming control (moving map touch to lock)
  • Target based Lock-On tracking

Stabilization


The BTC-195 has an aluminum mounting system with captive vibration isolators as well as a six axis passive elastomeric dampening system to counteract platform vibrations. Additionally, the 2 axis force resistant gyroscopes counteract any sudden platform movements.

Gimbal Mounting


Several internal and external mounts have been fabricated to house the BTC-195 on manned and unmanned vehicles. The external mount allows for use without having to alter the airframe or add noticeable drag. The external pods can attach to any hard point of an airframe and are highly configurable.

Streamlined Protection


The BTC-195 comes with our exclusive patented SlipScreen that allows bare lens clarity while keeping the sensor lenses free of dust, dirt, rain, ice, and other airborne or exhaust born contaminants. (Patent US 679638)

We have operated the BTC-195 in a traffic observation plane (Quest Kodiak) for over 600 hours with no signs of lens clarity degradation.

Weight & Size


Gross Weight 16 lbs
Dimensions 7.75" Hemisphere

Gimbal Motion


Azimuth Speed >200° per second
Azimuth Range 360°
Elevation Speed >200° per second
Elevation Range 110°

Drive System


Gearbox Direct Drive 100:1 Brushless Motor Gearbox
Max Slew Rate >200° per second
Elevation Range of Motion 20° to -90°
Azimuth Range of Motion Continuous
Elevation Encoder Resolution 200,000 pulses per 90°
Azimuth Encoder Resolution 800,000 pulses per 360°
BTC-195 Video
BTC-195 Control Modes
BTC-195 Powerline Survey
BTC-195 Infrared
Quest Kodiak BTC-195 Control Console

Quest Kodiak BTC-195 Control Console

FLIR MLRK Laser Equipped BTC-195

FLIR MLRK Laser Equipped BTC-195

Sensor Options

Sony FCB-EV7500

Sony FCB-EV7500

Sony FCB-EH6500

Sony FCB-EH6500

FLIR Tau2 19mm

FLIR Tau2 19mm

FLIR Tau2 35mm

FLIR Tau2 35mm

FLIR Tau2 50mm

FLIR Tau2 50mm