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

Very compact 5 Megapixel CMOS camera - attractive price - FireWire

The Guppy F-503B/C is a very compact, economically priced camera with a CMOS sensor (no blooming). At full resolution, it runs up to 6.5 fps. Higher frame rates can be reached by a smaller AOI, binning, or sub-sampling.

  • Micron/Aptina CMOS MT9P031 (Rolling shutter/Global Reset Release shutter)
  • Trigger
    • Edge mode, programmable trigger delay
Guppy F-503
Interface IEEE 1394a - 400 Mb/s, 1 port
Resolution 2592 x 1944
Sensor Aptina MT9P031
Sensor type CMOS Progressive
Sensor size Type 1/2.5
Cell size 2.2 µm
Lens mount C
Max frame rate at full resolution 6 fps
A/D 12 bit
Bit depth 8/12 bit
Mono modes Mono8, Mono12, Mono16
Color modes YUV n/a
Color modes RGB n/a
Raw modes Raw8, Raw12, Raw16
General purpose inputs/outputs (GPIOs)
TTL I/Os 1 input, 3 outputs
RS-232 1
Operating conditions/Dimensions
Power requirements (DC) 8 V - 36 V
Power consumption (12 V) <2 W
Mass 50 g
Body Dimensions
(L x W x H in mm)
48.2 x 30 x 30 mm incl. connectors
Regulations CE, FCC Class B, RoHS

Download Guppy technical drawing (click here)

  • Programmable LUT
  • Gain
    • Auto/manual
    • Manual gain control: 0 - 26 dB
  • Exposure
    • Auto/manual
    • Exposure time: 41 µs - 2.3 s
  • Auto white balance
  • Image mirror
  • Binning (b/w)
  • Sub-sampling
  • Defect pixel correction
  • Multi-shot
  • Separate AOI for auto features

The Guppy F-503B/C is an economically priced 5 Megapixel camera; its CMOS sensor has no blooming and features the defect pixel correction mode. This camera fits a variety of applications:

  • Quality control 
  • Industrial inspection
  • Security and surveillance
  • ITS/Traffic monitoring
  • ... and many more