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PixeLink PL-B957U-R 1.4MP USB2 Monochrome CCD Camera (PL-B957U-R)

Product Summary

Right angled lens
Interface: USB 2.0, C/M: Mono, Sensor: Sony ICX285 CCD, Max FPS: 15 fps, Resolution: 1392 X 1040
Manufacturer: Pixelink
Manufacturer part number: PL-B957U-R
SKU: 92995
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$2,769.25 excl VAT

PL-B957U description


The PL-B957U is a high performance 1.45 megapixel (1392 x 1040) monochrome CCD camera designed for a broad range of industrial imaging applications. This camera is based on the Sony ICX285 progressive scan sensor with a 2/3” optical format. The USB 2.0 interface provides data and camera power over a single low cost cable for plug-and-play operation with the host computer. External triggering and 2 general-purpose outputs provide users the flexibility to synchronize the camera with their processes and illumination. This camera is well suited to machine vision applications which require excellent image quality such as automated inspection, PCB and semiconductor inspection, container inspection, food, beverage and lumber inspection, and manufacturing quality control.



PixeLINK’s PL-B957U is a rugged industrial vision camera with excellent image quality. The camera features a 1.45 Megapixel CCD sensor (1392 x 1040) at 15 fps. Factory calibrated Digital Pixel Correction and on-board Flat Field Correction (FFC) provides excellent image quality. This camera incorporates the Sony ICX285 progressive scan CCD sensor which has a 2/3", optical format and a 6.45 um pixel pitch. The ILT CCD features high-speed electronic shuttering, low image lag and low smear making the cameras ideally suited to capturing crisp images of fast moving objects. High sensitivity, low dark current and excellent antiblooming further enhance image quality.



The camera has a user-selectable 8, 10, or 12-bit output. Access to external triggering and the 2 general-purpose outputs is supplied via the 9-pin micro D connector. Expensive frame grabbers and external power supplies are not required.



With the Software Developer’s Kit (SDK), PixeLINK supplies an extensive Application Programming Interface (API) and camera control Graphical User Interface (GUI) for fast and easy application development. This functionality includes several triggering and GPIO modes for quick and easy integration with strobed illumination and motion controllers. Included is an on-board user-programmable lookup table (LUT) applied in real time, on-board non-volatile memory for camera configuration. Some of the other user controllable camera settings are: gain, offset, frame rate, auto exposure, gamma, color balance and saturation. All of these features, plus many more, are available in PixeLINK’s free demonstration GUI, PixeLINK Capture OEM located under the camera’s Downloads tab. The SDK also includes wrappers for National Instruments LabVIEW versions 7.1, 8.0 and 8.2.

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Camera
Specifications
Color
/ Mono

monochrome
Resolution1392
x 1040
Frame
Rate at Full Resolution
15
Sensor
Type
ILT
CCD
Shutter
Speed
100µs
Lens
Format
C
2/3”
Pixel
Pitch
6.45
µm
Sensor
Diagonal
11.21
mm
Bit
Depth
8
or 12
Power
Consumption (Watts)
4.5W
Right-angle
Capable
All
camera models are available with right angled
case by adding suffix -R to part number
Interface
(USB 2.0)
1
x 4 PIN Connector
Camera
Features via USB 2.0
Trigger
Options
Hardware
- Optically Isolated 5-12V @ 4-11mA, Software
and Free Running
General
Purpose Outputs
2
Optically Isolated - Maximum 40V Differential.
Maximum 15mA
Image
Quality Measures
Mono
Responsivity
20.9
- 124.5
Color
Responsivity
19.6
- 116.5
Dynamic
Range
66.1dB
FPN<
0.2%
PRNU<
2.0%
Read
Noise (12 bit)
2.0
DN
Software
PixeLINK
Capture OEM
Free
SDK
(incl. LabView Wrappers)
Optional
DirectShow
& TWAIN
Yes
Windows
Compatible
Windows™
2000, XP and Vista (32-bit)
Products specifications
Manufacturer category Pixelink USB Cameras
Manufacturer Pixelink