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Line Scan Cameras

Line Scan Cameras

for Research and Machine Vision. 512 to 8160 Pixels, monochrome, TDI or color

An extensive variety of CCD linescan cameras systems is available, complete with, e.g., GigE Vision, USB 3.0, or CameraLink interface.

Introduction – Fundamentals – Product Overview

Introduction to Line Scan Cameras

Function and applications
Feature selection criteria
Setting up a CCD line scan camera system
System adjustments using the oscilloscope display
Shading correction and white balance, sensor alignment, lens focussing

Software for Line Scan Camera Systems

Software development kit (SDK) includes drivers, DLLs, C++ class library, programming exsamples for Windows 7 (x64, x86) / XP and Linux
VI library for LabVIEW

Interface Overview

Gigabit Ethernet, GigE Vision™, USB 3.0, CameraLink® and LVDS
Features and variations
System components, max. cable lengths and accessories

Line Scan Cameras: Types and Technical Data

Ranking table by interface and pixels of all Schäfter+Kirchhoff line scan cameras
Technical data on line frequency, dynamic range, casing and features
Wide selection of various line scan cameras with identical pixel lengths (e.g. 5 LVDS cameras with 2048 pixels/line)

Guideline and formulae for lens selection

Guidelines for system configuration

Dimensions

Dimensions and technical drawings for all line scan camera casings

Tabular overview of all camera types

No
Line Scan Camera
Order code
Pixel
Pixel size [µm]
Active length [mm]
Max.
Pixel freq.
[MHz]
Max.
Line freq.
[kHz]
Anti- Bloom
Integr. cntrl
Shading Correc­tion
Thresh­old Mode
Interface
Dynam. range
Video Signal
1
512
14 x 14
7.17
30
53.5
X
X
X
X
GigE
1: 2000
8/12 Bit
2
1024
14 x 14
14.3
10
4.73
 
X
X
X
GigE
1: 625
8/12 Bit
3
1024
10 x 10
10.24
50
45
X
X
X
X
GigE
1: 1500
8/12 Bit
4
1024
14 x 14
14.3
30
28
X
X
X
X
GigE
1: 2000
8/12 Bit
5
2048
14 x 14
28.7
10
4.61
X
X
X
X
GigE
1: 1250
8/12 Bit
6
2048
14 x 14
28.7
10
4.73
 
X
X
X
GigE
1: 625
8/12 Bit
7
2048
10 x 10
20.5
50
23
X
X
X
X
GigE
1: 1500
8/12 Bit
8
2048
14 x 14
28.7
30
14.3
X
X
X
X
GigE
1: 2000
8/12 Bit
9
4096
10 x 10
41
120
27.78
X
X
X
 
GigE
1: 2000
8/12 Bit
10
4096
10 x 10
41
50
11.9
X
X
X
X
GigE
1: 2000
8/12 Bit
11
5148
7 x 7
36
40
7.56
 
 
X
X
GigE
1: 500
8/12 Bit
12
7500
7 x 7
52.5
65
8.26
 
 
X
X
GigE
1: 1000
8/12 Bit
13
7500
7 x 7
52.5
40
5.2
 
 
X
X
GigE
1: 750
8/12 Bit
14
8160
5 x 5
40.8
100
11.9
X
X
X
X
GigE
1: 2500
8/12 Bit
15
96 x 1024
13 x 13
13.3
50
43.4
X
 
X
X
GigE
1: 2500
8/12 Bit
16
96 x 2048
13 x 13
26.6
100
43.5
X
 
X
X
GigE
1: 2500
8/12 Bit
17
96 x 4096
13 x 13
53.2
100
22.7
X
 
X
X
GigE
1: 2500
8/12 Bit
18
3 x 2096
14 x 14
29.3
60
9.28
 
X
X
 
GigE
1: 2500
8/12 Bit
19
3 x 4080
10 x 10
40.8
60
4.8
X
X
X
 
GigE
1: 2500
8/12 Bit
20
3 x 7456
4.7 x 4.7
35.04
120
5.13
 
 
X
 
GigE
1: 1000
3*8 Bit
21
3 x 7600
9.3 x 9.3
70.87
120
4.95
 
 
X
 
GigE
1: 1000
3*8 Bit
22
512
14 x 14
7.17
30
50
X
X
X
 
GigE Vision
1: 2000
8/12 Bit
23
1024
14 x 14
14.3
10
4.73
 
X
X
 
GigE Vision
1: 625
8/12 Bit
24
1024
10 x 10
10.24
50
43.5
X
X
X
 
GigE Vision
1: 1500
8/12 Bit
25
1024
14 x 14
14.3
30
27
X
X
X
 
GigE Vision
1: 2000
8/12 Bit
26
2048
14 x 14
28.7
10
4.61
X
X
X
 
GigE Vision
1: 1250
8/12 Bit
27
2048
14 x 14
28.7
10
4.7
 
X
X
 
GigE Vision
1: 625
8/12 Bit
28
2048
10 x 10
20.5
50
23.2
X
X
X
 
GigE Vision
1: 1500
8/12 Bit
29
2048
14 x 14
28.7
30
14
X
X
X
 
GigE Vision
1: 2000
8/12 Bit
30
4096
10 x 10
42
120
27.78
X
X
X
 
GigE Vision
1: 2000
8/12 Bit
31
4096
10 x 10
41
50
11.9
X
X
X
 
GigE Vision
1: 2000
8/12 Bit
32
5152
7 x 7
36
40
7.52
 
 
X
 
GigE Vision
1: 500
8/12 Bit
33
7496
7 x 7
52.5
65
8.26
 
 
X
 
GigE Vision
1: 1000
8/12 Bit
34
7496
7 x 7
52.5
40
5.2
 
 
X
 
GigE Vision
1: 750
8/12 Bit
35
8160
5 x 5
40.8
100
11.9
X
X
X
 
GigE Vision
1: 2500
8/12 Bit
36
96 x 1024
13 x 13
13.3
50
41.7
X
 
X
 
GigE Vision
1: 2500
8/12 Bit
37
96 x 2048
13 x 13
26.6
100
43.5
X
 
X
 
GigE Vision
1: 2500
8/12 Bit
38
96 x 4096
13 x 13
53.2
60
13.9
X
 
X
 
GigE Vision
1: 2500
8/12 Bit
39
3 x 2096
14 x 14
29.3
60
9.26
 
X
X
 
GigE Vision
1: 2500
3*8 Bit
40
3 x 4080
10 x 10
40.8
60
4.8
X
X
X
 
GigE Vision
1: 2500
3*8 Bit
41
3 x 7456
4.7 x 4.7
35.04
120
5.13
 
 
X
 
GigE Vision
1: 1000
3*8 Bit
42
3 x 7600
9.3 x 9.3
70.87
120
4.93
 
 
X
 
GigE Vision
1: 1000
3*8 Bit
43
512
14 x 14
7.17
30
53.5
X
X
X
X
USB 3.0
1: 2000
8/12 Bit
44
1024
10 x 10
10.24
60
52.6
X
X
X
X
USB 3.0
1: 2000
8/12 Bit
45
1024
14 x 14
14.3
30
28
X
X
X
X
USB 3.0
1: 2000
8/12 Bit
46
2048
14 x 14
28.7
10
4.73
 
X
X
X
USB 3.0
1: 1000
8/12 Bit
47
2048
10 x 10
20.5
60
27.78
X
X
X
X
USB 3.0
1: 2500
8/12 Bit
48
2048
14 x 14
28.7
30
14.3
X
X
X
X
USB 3.0
1: 2000
8/12 Bit
49
4096
10 x 10
41
120
27.78
X
X
X
X
USB 3.0
1: 2000
8/12 Bit
50
4096
10 x 10
41
50
11.9
X
X
X
X
USB 3.0
1: 2500
8/12 Bit
51
5148
7 x 7
36
40
7.56
 
 
X
X
USB 3.0
1: 1000
8/12 Bit
52
7500
7 x 7
52.5
80
10.1
 
 
X
 
USB 3.0
1: 1000
8/12 Bit
53
7500
7 x 7
52.5
40
5.2
 
 
X
X
USB 3.0
1: 1000
8/12 Bit
54
8160
5 x 5
40.8
100
11.9
X
X
X
X
USB 3.0
1: 2000
8/12 Bit
55
96 x 1024
13 x 13
13.3
50
43.4
X
 
X
X
USB 3.0
1: 2500
8/12 Bit
56
96 x 2048
13 x 13
26.6
100
43.4
X
 
X
X
USB 3.0
1: 2500
8/12 Bit
57
96 x 4096
13 x 13
53.2
100
22.7
X
 
X
X
USB 3.0
1: 2500
8/12 Bit
58
3 x 2096
14 x 14
29.3
60
9.28
 
X
X
 
USB 3.0
1: 2500
8/12 Bit
59
3 x 2700
8 x 8
21.6
24
2.86
 
X
X
 
USB 3.0
1: 2000
8/12 Bit
60
3 x 3648
8 x 8
29.2
24
2.14
 
X
X
 
USB 3.0
1: 2000
8/12 Bit
61
3 x 4080
10 x 10
40.8
60
4.8
X
X
X
 
USB 3.0
1: 2500
8/12 Bit
62
3 x 5360
8 x 8
42.9
24
1.47
 
X
X
 
USB 3.0
1: 2000
8/12 Bit
63
3 x 7504
9.3 x 9.3
69.97
200
8.53
 
 
X
 
USB 3.0
1: 1000
3*8 Bit
64
3 x 7600
9.3 x 9.3
70.87
150
6.17
 
 
X
 
USB 3.0
1: 1000
3*8 Bit
65
512
14 x 14
7.17
30
53.5
X
X
 
 
Camera Link
1: 2500
8/12 Bit
66
1024
10 x 10
10.24
50
45
X
X
 
 
Camera Link
1: 1500
8/12 Bit
67
1024
14 x 14
14.3
30
28
X
X
 
 
Camera Link
1: 2500
8/12 Bit
68
2048
14 x 14
28.7
10
4.73
 
X
 
 
Camera Link
1: 625
8 Bit
69
2048
10 x 10
20.5
50
23
X
X
 
 
Camera Link
1: 1500
8/12 Bit
70
2048
14 x 14
28.7
30
14.3
X
X
 
 
Camera Link
1: 2500
8/12 Bit
71
4096
10 x 10
41
50
11.9
X
X
 
 
Camera Link
1: 2500
8/12 Bit
72
5148
7 x 7
36
40
7.56
 
 
 
 
Camera Link
1: 500
8 Bit
73
7500
7 x 7
52.5
80
10.1
 
 
X
 
Camera Link
1: 1000
8/12 Bit
74
7500
7 x 7
52.5
40
5.2
 
 
 
 
Camera Link
1: 750
8/12 Bit
75
8160
5 x 5
40.8
100
11.9
X
X
 
 
Camera Link
1: 2500
8/12 Bit
76
8160
5 x 5
40.8
100
11.9
X
X
 
 
Camera Link
1: 2500
8/12 Bit
77
96 x 1024
13 x 13
13.3
50
43.4
X
 
 
 
Camera Link
1: 2500
8/12 Bit
78
96 x 2048
13 x 13
26.6
100
43.4
X
 
 
 
Camera Link
1: 2500
2*8 Bit
79
96 x 4096
13 x 13
53.2
100
22.3
X
 
 
 
Camera Link
1: 2500
2*8 Bit
80
3 x 2096
14 x 14
29.3
60
9.28
 
X
 
 
Camera Link
1: 2500
8/12 Bit
81
3 x 4080
10 x 10
40.8
60
4.8
X
X
 
 
Camera Link
1: 2500
8/12 Bit
82
3 x 7600
9.3 x 9.3
70.87
50
6.17
 
 
 
 
Camera Link
1: 1000
3*8 Bit
83
512
14 x 14
7.17
20
34.7
X
X
 
 
LVDS
1: 5000
8 Bit
84
512
14 x 14
7.17
30
52
X
X
 
 
LVDS
1: 5000
8/12 Bit
85
1024
14 x 14
14.3
20
18.4
X
X
 
 
LVDS
1: 5000
8 Bit
86
1024
10 x 10
10.24
50
43.4
X
X
 
 
LVDS
1: 2500
8/12 Bit
87
1024
14 x 14
14.3
30
27.5
X
X
 
 
LVDS
1: 5000
8/12 Bit
88
2048
13 x 500
26.6
10
4.8
X
X
 
 
LVDS
1: 2000
8 Bit
89
2048
14 x 14
28.7
10
4.8
 
X
 
 
LVDS
1: 500
8 Bit
90
2048
14 x 14
28.7
20
9.47
X
X
 
 
LVDS
1: 5000
8 Bit
91
2048
10 x 10
20.5
50
23
X
X
 
 
LVDS
1: 2500
8/12 Bit
92
2048
14 x 14
28.7
30
14.2
X
X
 
 
LVDS
1: 5000
8/12 Bit
93
4096
10 x 10
41
50
11.9
X
X
 
 
LVDS
1: 2500
8/12 Bit
94
5150
7 x 7
36
40
7.53
 
 
 
 
LVDS
1: 500
8/12 Bit
95
7500
7 x 7
52.5
40
5.2
 
 
 
 
LVDS
1: 750
8 Bit
96
7500
7 x 7
52.5
40
5.2
 
 
 
 
LVDS
1: 750
8 Bit
97
8160
5 x 5
40.8
60
7.15
X
X
 
 
LVDS
1: 2500
8 Bit
98
10680
4 x 4
42.72
5
0.46
 
 
 
 
LVDS
1: 1000
8 Bit
99
96 x 1024
13 x 13
13.3
50
43.4
X
 
 
 
LVDS
1: 5000
8/12 Bit
100
96 x 2048
13 x 13
26.6
60
26.8
X
 
 
 
LVDS
1: 5000
8 Bit
101
96 x 4096
13 x 13
53.2
60
14
X
 
 
 
LVDS
1: 5000
8 Bit
102
2 x 1536
12 x 14
28.7
6
1.85
 
 
 
 
LVDS
1: 500
8 Bit
103
3 x 1252
8 x 8
10
20
4.8
 
X
 
 
LVDS
1: 1000
8 Bit
104
2 x 2048
12 x 14
28.7
15
3.5
 
 
 
 
LVDS
1: 1000
8 Bit
105
3 x 2096
14 x 14
29.3
60
9.28
 
X
 
 
LVDS
1: 2500
8/12 Bit
106
3 x 2700
8 x 8
21.6
20
2.47
 
 
 
 
LVDS
1: 1000
8 Bit
107
3 x 3648
8 x 8
29.2
20
1.79
 
X
 
 
LVDS
1: 1000
8 Bit
108
3 x 4080
10 x 10
40.8
60
4.8
X
X
 
 
LVDS
1: 2500
8 Bit
109
3 x 5360
8 x 8
42.9
20
1.22
 
X
 
 
LVDS
1: 1000
8 Bit
110
256
14 x 14
3.58
2
6.9
 
 
 
 
Analog
1: 500
1/1-4 V
111
512
14 x 14
7.17
10
18.45
X
X
 
 
Analog
1: 1500
1/1-10 V
112
1024
14 x 14
14.3
10
9.48
X
X
 
 
Analog
1: 1500
1/1-10 V
113
2048
14 x 14
28.7
5
2.37
 
X
 
 
Analog
1: 500
1/1-10 V
114
2048
14 x 200
28.7
2
0.95
 
 
 
 
Analog
1: 500
1/1-4 V
115
2048
14 x 14
28.7
10
4.8
X
X
 
 
Analog
1: 1500
1/1-10 V
116
3000
7 x 200
21
1
0.32
 
X
 
 
Analog
1: 500
1/1-4 V
117
2 x 1536
12 x 14
28.7
6
1.85
 
 
 
 
Analog
1: 500
1/1-4 V
118
2 x 2048
12 x 14
28.7
8
1.85
 
 
 
 
Analog
1: 500
1/1-4 V
119
1024
14 x 14
14.34
15
14.1
X
X
 
 
USB 2.0
1: 2500
8 Bit
120
2048
14 x 14
28.7
10
4.73
 
X
 
 
USB 2.0
1: 500
8 Bit
121
5148
7 x 7
36
10
1.9
 
 
 
 
USB 2.0
1: 500
8 Bit
122
7500
7 x 7
52.5
15
1.95
 
 
 
 
USB 2.0
1: 750
8 Bit

Range of Line Scan Camera Systems

Line Scan Cameras with Gigabit Ethernet and GigE Vision™ Interface

Camera features, software and accessories
Monochrome, color and TDI line scan cameras

Line Scan Cameras with USB 3.0 Interface

Camera features, software, LabVIEW VI library
Monochrome, color and TDI line scan cameras

Line Scan Cameras with CameraLink® Interface

Camera features, software and accessories
Monochrome, color and TDI line scan cameras

Line Scan Cameras with LVDS Interface

Camera features, line scan grabber, Merger Box, software and accessories
Monochrome, color and TDI line scan cameras

Line Scan Cameras with Analog Interface

Camera features, line scan grabber, software and accessories
monochrome and color line scan cameras

Smart Line Scan Cameras with USB 2.0 Interface

Stand-alone-system for measuring width and edge positions without a PC (2 × digital out, 1 × analog out), parameterization via USB 2.0 interface
Application: Checking cable drum winding process

Color Line Scan Cameras

Color line scan cameras with triple or dual line sensors
Interfaces: Gigabit Ethernet, GigE Vision, USB 3.0, CameraLink, LVDS, analog
NEW Triple color line scan camera with 3×7600 pixels and up to 150 MHz pixel frequency

Cameras with Large Line Sensors XL / XB / XC

Camera series with extra-long line sensors up to 71 mm in length
Modular system for monochrome, TDI and color sensors with GigE Vision™, LVDS, CameraLink® or USB 3.0 interfaces
Focus adapters and extension rings

Line Scan Camera Systems with integrated Illumination

Filiform Scanner

Objective, rapid and precise analysis of filiform corrosion test samples

  • Objective, precise and rapid analysis of filiform corrosion according to DIN EN-ISO 21227-4
  • All coatings (light, dark, matt, glossy) in all colors
  • Integrated bright-field illumination for an image of the contours of the fine outgrowths with high contrast
  • Imaging width 80 mm with 40 μm resolution and max. scan speed 75 mm/s
  • Alternative to manual and time-intensive evaluation according to DIN EN ISO 4623
  • Interface: GigE Vision, Gigabit Ethernet
  • Evaluation according to different standards on request

Accessories

PC interfaces and merger boxes

PC interface (grabber board) for a CCD line scan camera with LVDS interface and with analog interface

Merger Box SK9194 / SK 9195

Synchronization box SK8051

Produces a trigger for line and frame synchronization
  • Maximum input frequency 500 kHz
  • Direction-dependent jitter suppression; programmable ′clock′
  • Programmable via COM port of PC

Focus Adapters

Focus adapter FA26-S45 (thread M45×0.75) and FA26-S55 (thread M55×0.75) for Line Scan Cameras XL series

Cables and Power Supplies

Connection cables for line scan cameras

  • Data / control cables
  • Cables for external synchronization
  • Power supply cables and units

Lenses and Lens Adapters

  • CCTV lenses
  • Photo lenses
  • Scan and macro lenses

Mounting Brackets and Systems

Mounting brackets of type 5105 / 5105L and mounting systems of type 5105-2 / 5105-2L fpr cameras with C-Mount and lens thread M40×0.75 / M45×0.75

Optical Filters

The quality, contrast and sharpness of the raw data from many measuring tasks can be improved substantially by using the appropriate optical filtering

  • Long-pass, bandpass, notch and polarization filters

Illumination components and accessories

  • Excimer lamps
  • Fluorescent tubes
  • LED illumination
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