"Budget" 10,000+ fps highspeed Camera?

Created by Phil Verhey on Oct. 25, 2016, 9:30 a.m.

  • Just registered for this, long time reader (love from Canuckistan)

    Just came across the Chronos 1.4 highspeed camera on Taofledermaus' latest video

    (here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i5TjWu7snyI )

    in the video description, he has it at 21,650fps (min resolution) for the price of only $2,500.

    for a camera that uses nothing proprietary; that's basically 'open source' ... which has me salivating like a wolf who's spotted an injured deer.

    in the Taofledermaus video he does a quick run through of the Camera in it's Beta form and it's absurdly impressive.

    is anyone aware of any camera that comes close to this?

    the only info I could find on it outside of the Taof video is from the builder himself:

    1.4 Gigapixel per second throughput
    -1280x1024 at 1050fps
    -Lower resolutions at higher speeds
    -8, 16, or possibly 32GB RAM
    -Storage on SD card, USB drive, SATA hard drive
    -Raw video saving
    -No PC needed for operation
    -AC Adapter or battery (1.75 hour per charge)

    [runs a pre-record buffer of 4 or 8 seconds, has a remote, CS mount with an included C adapter]

    The builder is going to start a gofundme/kickstarter and i'm wondering if there is a comparable camera before I drop the cash buying this one... though, that's not to say that I would be disappointed if that was the case, by my first impressions this is a ton of camera for the money.

    thanks in advance!