MOS VSCC (© Ron Volmershausen)

MOS VSCC (1989)

The MOS VSCC (Video Still Combined Camera System) was a hybrid film/video system developed by 'MOS' (MARINE OPTICAL SYSTEMS INC., a subsidiary of NAKAJIMA & COMPANY, INC.), in collaboration with the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory Ocean Development Department, for deep sea exploration to depths of 3000 meters. The still camera was usually a 35mm SLR camera body with exchangeable pentagonal prism finder. The built-in TV camera head consisted of 3 groups and 9 lenses including field lenses. The TV image ratio was 1:1

Special thanks to Ron Volmershausen for providing picture material and info


  • Modell: VSCC (Video Still Combined Camera System)
  • Zuerst erwähnt: 1989
  • Vermarktet: no
  • UVP: -
  • Bildsensortyp: 2/3" Interline transfer CCD
  • Auflösung: 400x?
  • Interner Speicher: -
  • Externer Speicher: -
  • Objektiv: -
  • Verschlusszeiten: -
  • Blenden: -
  • LCD Größe: 3.3" Transmission type TN liquid crystal display panel
  • Maße: 210mm x 220mm x 183mm (main unit)
  • Gewicht: 2kg
  • Anmerkungen: -