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isikayhan Dec 22, 2005 1:20 PM

Most of "main chips" used in Hybrid Digicamsare from Zoran http://www.zoran.comand Sunplus

Most of CMOSimage sensorsused in Hybrid Digicamsare from OmniVision image sensors used in Hybrid Digicamsare from Sony Semiconductor Panasonic Semiconductor

to be continued with details and sources............

sgspirit Dec 22, 2005 10:54 PM

Both Zoran and OmniVision have websites - If you search this forum for those names, you'll find the accumulated wisdom or nonsense so far about which components are in which cameras. I think it's great that someone is pursuing this. Another couple of things to pin down are who makes the lenses, and who writes the software the cameras run on.

isikayhan Dec 23, 2005 8:09 AM

Ihope postingmore information with their sources, and also planning to post a new topic about how toidentify main chip of hybrid digicam.

isikayhan Dec 23, 2005 12:12 PM

Engineering Sample of a Hybrid Digicam based on Zoran Coach7e and OmniVision OV3610/3620 CMOS image sensor.

DVC Solution - DV731 VGA MPEG4 / 30fps

DV731 is a 3M pixel DV solution with built-in color TFT and SD card, using OVT high performance OV3610/3620 CMOS image sensor and Zoran Coach7e powerful DSP. It utilizes the state-of-the-art MPEG4 Advanced Simple Profile compression technology for real-time video recording. It is a high performance but low cost solution, suitable for mass market,


3 Mega pixel CMOS Sensor


On board Memory: 8 MB NAND Flash

External Memory: SD upto 1GB


1.5 inch AU TFT with LED backlight

Video Mode:


VGA (640x480) – 30 fps

QVGA (320x240) – 30 fps

Quality : Fine / Normal

File format: MPEG4

Video Duration:

Unlimited, clip time depends on external memory space (approximate 30 minutes for 256MB at normal mode)

Photo Mode:

Resolution : 2048x1536

File format: JPEG


USB Interface:

-- USB 2.0

-- Mass storage

-- OS Supported: Win2000 / XP / ME / Mac

12x Digital Zoom

Auto Exposure Control

Auto Gain Control

White Balance:

Auto / Daylight / Tungsten / Fluorescent / Cloudy

EV Compensation

Contrast: Normal / Stretching

Color Effect: B/W, Sepia, etc.

Sharpness Control: Normal / Sharpen / Smooth

External Strobe control for photo: Auto detect

Self-timer: 10 sec

Video Playback:

Normal / Slow Motion / Fast Forward / Fast Backward / Slide Show /Pause

Convenient Operation:

Power On, Shutter, Menu, Up, Down, Left, Right, Enter, Setup/Preview/Playback, TFT on/off, Confirm

3.7V Lithium battery

60-second Auto Power Off

Real Time Clock

Thumbnail Preview


sgspirit Dec 24, 2005 7:47 PM

I'm enjoying the information you're adding to the site. I think the reason why I felt the 810 was "all Zoran" and the S670/720 were "all Omnivision", was that they were so different in terms of the combination of features. Presumably things like ability to delete MP3's would be a long way down the block diagram of these cameras. So if the chipset downstream of the sensor were similar or the same, I would expect the detailed features of the two cameras to be far more similar than they are. Maybe the control software is what's different.

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