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

Ultra-compact 2 Megapixel CCD camera with GigE Vision

The 2 Megapixel GC1600 is a high-resolution CCD camera with Gigabit Ethernet interface (GigE Vision®). The GC1600 incorporates a high-quality Sony CCD sensor providing excellent monochrome and color image quality. The GC1600 runs 15 frames per second at 1600 x 1220 resolution and even faster with region of interest readout.

  • Sony ICX274 Progressive scan CCD
  • Very small and lightweight

  • Models:
    • GC1600, 1620 x 1220, 15 fps, CCD, mono
    • GC1600C, 1620 x 1220, 15 fps, CCD, color

Prosilica GC 1600
Interface IEEE 802.3 1000baseT
Resolution 1620 x 1220
Sensor Sony ICX274
Sensor type CCD Progressive
Sensor size Type 1/1.8
Cell size 4.4 µm
Lens mount C (adjustable)
Max frame rate at full resolution 15 fps
A/D 12 bit
On-board FIFO 16 MB
Bit depth 8/12 bit
Mono modes Mono8, Mono12, Mono12Packed
Color modes YUV YUV411Packed, YUV422Packed, YUV444Packed
Color modes RGB RGB8Packed, BGR8Packed
Raw modes BayerRG8, BayerRG12, BayerGR12Packed
General purpose inputs/outputs (GPIOs)
TTL I/Os 1 input, 1 output
Opto-coupled I/Os 1 input, 1 output
RS-232 1
Operating conditions/Dimensions
Operating temperature 0°C ... +50°C
Power requirements (DC) 5-25 VDC*
Power consumption (12 V) 3.2 W
Mass 97 g
Body Dimensions
(L x W x H in mm)
59 x 46 x 33 including connectors, w/o tripod and lens
Regulations CE, FCC Class A, RoHS (2011/65/EU)

* 5–16 VDC for cameras with serial numbers from 02-XXXXX-06000 to 02-XXXXX-07999

Download Prosilica GC1600 technical drawing (click here)

The GC1600 features include:

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

The GC1600 is ideal for a wide range of applications including:

  • Industrial inspection
  • Machine vision
  • Ophthalmology
  • LCD panel inspection
  • Aeronautical and aerospace
  • Public security
  • Surveillance
  • Traffic imaging
  • OEM applications

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