1. Description
  2. Specifications
  3. Smart features
  4. Applications

5 Megapixel premium camera with numerous image pre-processing functions

The Pike F-505B/C is equipped with a renowned Sony Super HAD CCD sensor and has an excellent image quality. At full resolution, it runs up to 15 fps. Higher frame rates can be reached by a smaller AOI, binning (b/w), or sub-sampling.

  • Sony ICX625
  • Two configurable inputs, four configurable outputs
  • RS-232 port (serial port, IIDC V1.31)
  • Trigger
    • Programmable, trigger level control, single trigger, bulk trigger, programmable trigger delay
  • Options
    • 1394b connectors: daisy chain copper or copper and GOF
    • Various IR cut/pass filters
    • F/M39-Mount
    • Hirose power: out
    • Angled head
    • White medical housing
Pike F-505
Interface IEEE 1394b - 800 Mb/s, 2 ports, daisy chain, fiber optic (GOF) optional
Resolution 2452 x 2054
Sensor Sony ICX625
Sensor type CCD Progressive
Sensor size Type 2/3
Cell size 3.45 µm
Lens mount C
Max frame rate at full resolution 15 fps
A/D 14 bit
On-board FIFO 64 MB
Bit depth 8-14 bit
Mono modes Mono8, Mono12, Mono16
Color modes YUV YUV411, YUV422
Color modes RGB RGB8
Raw modes Raw8, Raw12, Raw16
General purpose inputs/outputs (GPIOs)
Opto-coupled I/Os 2 inputs, 4 outputs
RS-232 1
Operating conditions/Dimensions
Power requirements (DC) 8 V - 36 V
Power consumption (12 V) 4 W
Mass 250 g
Body Dimensions
(L x W x H in mm)
96.8 x 44 x 44 mm including connectors, w/o tripod and lens
Regulations CE, FCC Class B, RoHS

Pike technical drawing (C-Mount)

  • Programmable LUT, white balance, hue, saturation
  • Debayering
  • Gain
    • Auto/manual
    • Manual gain control: 0 - 24 dB
  • Exposure
    • Auto/manual
    • Exposure time: 27 µs - 67 s
  • Color correction
  • Shading correction
  • High SNR mode (up to 24 dB better signal-to-noise ratio)
  • Smear reduction
  • Sub-sampling, 2x – 8x binning (b/w)
  • Separate AOI for auto features
  • Sequence mode (changes the image settings on the fly)
  • Image mirror
  • Deferred image transport
  • SIS (secure image signature, time stamp for trigger, frame count etc.)
  • Storable user settings  

The Pike F-505B/C is perfectly suited for very demanding applications. The brillant image quality can be enhanced by its image pre-processing functions. Due to the modular design, customization is easy and cost-effective. This camera fits especially for:

  • Science and research
  • Microscopy
  • Healthcare and medical applications (white housing available)
  • Multimedia, entertainment and sports
  • Very demanding OEM camera applications 
  • ITS (Intelligent traffic solutions)
  • Long cables - 400 meters and more without additional repeaters (fiber version)