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The Marshall CV506 captures Full-HD 1920x1080p video at up to 60 fps in a sturdy, durable form factor, and straightforward design. The CV506 is suitable for use in full-HD broadcast and Pro AV workflows including live broadcast productions, sportscast, newscast, reality television, concerts, corporate, government, courtroom, house of worship, and many more.


Marshall CV506

Miniature Full-HD Camera (3G/HDSDI & HDMI)



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  • 3G/HDSDI and HDMI simultaneous outputs
  • 2.5 Megapixel (1/2.86") sensor (4:2:2 color)
  • Interchangeable M12 lens mount (includes stock 3.6mm lens (72°H. AOV)
  • Full-HD resolutions: 1920 x 1080p, 1920 x 1080i, and 1280 x 720p
  • Frame rates: 60, 59.94, 50, 30, 29.97, 25, 24, 23.98 fps
  • Remote adjust through RS485 (Visca) or OSD menu joystick
  • Wide range of picture adjustment settings including paint (red/blue), white balance, gain control, pedestal (blacks), white clip, exposure, gamma, and more
  • Compatible with Marshall RCP Control Unit, p/n: CV-RCP-V2
  • Includes 12V power supply in box
Miniature Full-HD Camera rear input image of 3G/HDSDI
Rear view of CV506

The Marshall CV506 Full-HD Miniature Camera with HDMI offers performance, flexibility, and value in a tiny form factor. Built around a next generation 2.5-Megapixel, 1/2.86-inch sensor, the CV506 delivers ultra-crisp, clear progressive Full-HD video up to 1920x1080p at 60/59/50fps and interlaced 1920x1080i at 59.94/50fps.

The CV506 utilizes full-sized BNC (3G/HDSDI) and HDMI outputs on rear panel and locking I/O connection for power, control, and stereo audio input (embedded on 3G-SDI output). The CV506's threaded M12 lens mount offers a wide range of prime and varifocal lens options.

The CV506 can capture detailed shots while maintaining an ultra-discreet miniature point-of-view perspective without sacrificing versatility or convenience. Remote adjustment and picture settings commands are delivered via common RS485 (Visca) or OSD menu joystick on locking breakout cable. A wide range of picture adjustment settings are available and adjustable from a distance including paint (red/blue), white balance, exposure, gain control, pedestal (blacks), white clip, gamma, and more.


Hirose Breakout Cable

Hirose Breakout Cable
  • 1. RS-485 wire (+/-) Input
  • 2. 12V Power 2.1 mm Plug (Center Contact)
  • 3. Hirose connector plugs into camera
  • 4. OSD Menu Control
  • 5. TRS Audio Mic/Line-level input


CV506 Applications:

The CV506 is suitable for use in Full-HD broadcast and Pro AV workflows including live broadcast productions, sportscast, newscast, reality television, concerts, corporate, government, courtroom, house of worship, and many more.


Camera Control Software

POV Camera Control Software

Compatible HD Prime Lens Options (M12):

Part Number Description & Horizontal AOV
CV-4702.3-3MP 2.3mm, F2.2 3MP M12 lens; Horiz AOV = 126°
CV-4702.8-3MP-IR 2.8mm, F2.6 3MP M12 lens; Horiz AOV = 100°
CV-4703.6-3MP 3.6mm, F2.0 3MP M12 lens (stock); Horiz AOV = 72°
CV-4706-3MP-IR 6.0mm, F2.4 3MP M12 lens; Horiz AOV = 48°
CV-4708.0-3MP 8.0mm, F1.8 3MP M12 lens; Horiz AOV = 40°
CV-4712.0-3MP 12.0mm, F1.8 3MP M12 lens; Horiz AOV = 33°
CV-4716.0-2MP 16.0mm, F1.8 2MP M12 lens; Horiz AOV = 25°


Compatible 5MP Prime Lens Options (M12):

Part Number Description & Horizontal AOV
V-553.9-5MP-VIS-IR M12 3.9mm F2.0 5MP M12 Lens - 80° (1/3"), 96° (1/2.5"), 125° (1/1.7")
V-555.0-5MP-VIS-IR M12 5.0mm F2.0 5MP M12 Lens - 63° (1/3"), 75.5° (1/2.5"), 98° (1/1.7")
V-557.6-5MP-VIS-IR M12 7.6mm F2.0 5MP M12 Lens 40.4° (1/3"), 48° (1/2.5"), 60° (1/1.7")


Compatible HD Varifocal Lens Options (M12):

Part Number Description & Horizontal AOV
CV-2812-3MP 2.8~12mm, F1.4 3MP Varifocal M12 lens; Horiz AOV = 108~30°
CV-0622-5MP 6.0~22mm, F1.6 5MP Varifocal M12 lens; Horiz AOV = 46~16°
*Horizontal Angle-of-View (AOV) in degrees are approximate and vary according to exact sensor size and design.
**If camera model contains IP67 weatherproof cap, there may be some limitation as to which lenses will allow cap to fit back on camera.
Touchscreen RCP Camera Control

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Touchscreen RCP Camera Control
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12 feet Hirose Breakout Cable

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Camera Control Application

  1. Download Camera Control Software HERE
  2. Use USB to RS485/RS422 Converter (CV-USB-RS485)
  3. Use cat5 or 24AWG twisted-pair wire (sold separately)
  4. Connect cable from RS485(+) terminal on Camera to T/R (+) on USB/RS485 converter
  5. Connect cable from RS485(-) terminal on Camera to T/R (-) on USB/RS485 converter
  6. Plug USB cable from USB/RS485 converter into USB port on Laptop or Computer (note ComPort#)
  7. Open up CamControl Program and match Serial Port to corresponding ComPort# used
  8. Select Baudrate in CamControl Program and match it in Camera OSD Menu under DISPLAY CONTROL > BAUDRATE
  9. Select Camera Address in CamControl Program and match it in Camera OSD Menu under DISPLAY CONTROL > CAM ID
  10. Select Open in CamControl Program
  11. Test connection by pushing MENU in lower right of CamControl Program - OSD Menu should come up on video signal
  12. Commands can also be sent without using OSD Menu



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