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High performance 1394b camera - 5 Megapixel - 9 fps

The Stingray F-504B/C is equipped with a 5 Megapixel CCD sensor (ICX655). At full resolution, this 1394b camera runs at 9 fps. Higher frame rates can be reached by a smaller AOI, binning (b/w) or sub-sampling.

  • Sony ICX655
  • Trigger
    • Programmable, trigger level control, single trigger, bulk trigger, programmable trigger delay
  • Options
    • 1394b connectors: 2 x copper (daisy chain) or 1 x GOF, 1 x copper
    • Various IR cut/pass filters
    • Various lens mounts on request
    • Hirose power: out
    • Angled head
    • White medical housing
    • Compact housing version
    • Board level versions on request
Stingray F-504
Interface IEEE 1394b - 800 Mb/s, 2 ports, daisy chain, fiber optic (GOF) optional
Resolution 2452 x 2056
Sensor Sony ICX655
Sensor type CCD Progressive
Sensor size Type 2/3
Cell size 3.45 µm
Lens mount C
Max frame rate at full resolution 9 fps
A/D 14 bit
On-board FIFO 64 MB
Output
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 92 g
Body Dimensions
(L x W x H in mm)
72.9 x 44 x 29 mm including connectors, w/o tripod and lens
Regulations CE, FCC Class B, RoHS

Download Stingray technical drawing (click here)

Stingray cameras include numerous real-time image pre-processing functions. All below mentioned functions are performed by the FPGA inside the camera – with no additional CPU load and thus an inexpensive host computer.

  • AOI (true partial scan), separate AOI for auto features
  • Programmable LUT, white balance, hue, saturation
  • Debayering
  • Gain
    • Auto/manual
    • Manual gain control: 0 - 24.4 dB
  • Exposure
    • Auto/manual
    • Exposure time: 42 µs - 67 s
  • Color correction
  • Shading correction
  • High SNR mode (up to 24 dB better signal-to-noise ratio)
  • Local color anti-aliasing
  • Sub-sampling, 2x – 8x binning (b/w)
  • Low noise binning mode
  • Defect pixel correction
  • Sequence mode (changes the camera settings on the fly)
  • Image mirror
  • Deferred image transport
  • SIS (secure image signature, time stamp for trigger, frame count etc.)
  • Storable user settings

 

The Technical Manual of the Stingray contains detailed descriptions of all functions.

The Stingray F-504B/C meets high demands. Its brillant image quality can be enhanced by several image pre-processing functions. Due to the modular design, customization is easy and cost-effective. This 5 Megapixel camera fits for:

  • Intelligent traffic systems
  • Industrial inspection and automation
  • Logistics
  • Science and research
  • Microscopy
  • Healthcare and medical (light gray housing available)
  • Multimedia and entertainment
  • ... and many more

Additionally, it is ideally suited for:

  • Demanding OEM camera applications (board level versions with separate sensor board available on request)
  • Daisy chaining (two copper connectors)
  • Long cables - 400 meters and more without additional repeaters (fiber version)