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

Fast CCD camera with Gigabit Ethernet interface - more than 200 fps

The GE680 is a very fast, VGA resolution, high-performance machine vision camera with a Gigabit Ethernet interface (GigE Vision®). The CCD sensor is suitable for applications where speed and good sensitivity are required.

  • Truesense KAI-0340, 1/3" CCD sensor with 7.4 μm square pixels
  • Very fast frame rate - 205 fps at 640 x 480

  • Models:
    • GE680, 640 x 480, 205 fps, CCD, mono
    • GE680C, 640 x 480, 205 fps, CCD, color
  • Modular options:
    • IRC Filter on Monochrome cameras (Factory installation)
    • Taped glass and microlens (Factory built)
    • Taped glass No microlens (Factory built)
Prosilica GE 680
Interface IEEE 802.3 1000baseT
Resolution 640 x 480
Sensor Truesense KAI-0340
Sensor type CCD Progressive
Sensor size Type 1/3
Cell size 7.4 µm
Lens mount C (adjustable)
Max frame rate at full resolution 205 fps
A/D 12 bit
On-board FIFO 32 MB
Bit depth 8/12 bit
Mono modes Mono8, Mono12, Mono12Packed
Color modes YUV YUV411Packed
Color modes RGB RGB8Packed, BGR8Packed, RGBA8Packed, BGRA8Packed, RGB12Packed
Raw modes BayerGR8, BayerGR12, BayerGR12Packed
General purpose inputs/outputs (GPIOs)
TTL I/Os 1 input, 3 outputs (with galvanic isolation)
RS-232 1
Operating conditions/Dimensions
Operating temperature 0°C ... +50°C
Power requirements (DC) 5V - 24V
Power consumption (12 V) 4.5 W
Mass 169 g
Body Dimensions
(L x W x H in mm)
80 x 51 x 39 including connectors, w/o tripod and lens
Regulations CE, FCC Class A, RoHS (2011/65/EU)

The GE680 incorporates an advanced set of camera features including:

  • Auto Exposure
  • Auto Gain
  • Auto White balance
  • Flexible Binning
  • Region of Interest readout (AOI partial scan)
  • DSP subregion (selectable ROI for auto features)
  • StreamBytesPerSecond (easy bandwidth control)
  • Stream hold
  • Asynchronous external trigger and sync I/O
  • Global shutter (digital shutter)
  • Recorder and Multiframe Acquisition Modes

The GE680 is ideal for applications where speed and good sensitivity are required. These include:

  • high-speed inspection
  • machine vision
  • optical character recognition
  • traffic imaging
  • robotics
  • OEM applications

Application Case Studies: