Domino Harmony

Frame grabber for two single-tap or one RGB non-standard analog cameras

At a glance
  • Triple 10-bit 40 MHz A/D converter
  • 64-bit 66 MHz PCI bus
  • D³ technology for extremely low synchronization jitter
  • Support for mega-pixel progressive-scan and interlaced cameras, asynchronous reset and exposure control
  • Trigger, strobe and general purpose I/O lines



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Enjoy digital quality from low-cost analog cameras thanks to our patented D³ technology
Enjoy digital quality from low-cost analog cameras thanks to our patented D³ technology

  • Extremely low noise, true 10-bit image acqusition
  • Lowest jitter: 0.5 ns (or 0.008 pixels) even when using composite video signals, for the most precise measurements
  • No need to use pixel clock


Take advantage of the lowest-cost industrial cameras available on the market
Take advantage of the lowest-cost industrial cameras available on the market


Windows and Linux drivers available
Windows and Linux drivers available


Mechanical
Form Factor PCI card
Format Standard profile, half-length, 64-bit Conventional PCI card
Dimensions L 168 mm x H 107 mm L 6.6 in x H 3.87 in
Host bus
Standard PCI 64-bit, 66 MHz, 3.3 V and 5 V signaling
DMA 32-bit
Effective (sustained) delivery bandwidth 240 MB/s (Host PC motherboard dependent)
Power consumption Max. 6.8 W (1.45 A @ +3.3V, 400 mA @ +5V), excluding I/O power output
Camera / video inputs
Interface standard(s) Non-standard Analog
Connectors
  • CAMERA X: high-density sub-D 15-pin male connector for video and camera control
  • Camera Y: high-density sub-D 15-pin male connector for video and camera control
  • Video internal: 10-pin shrouded header video connector on the PCB
Termination resistor Selectable by software
Number of cameras
  • One or two single-tap cameras
  • One RGB camera
Number of cameras (at full frame rate) 2
Line-scan cameras supported No
A/D converter Three, 10-bit, 40 MHz
Maximum camera line rate
  • 49.5 kHz in synchronous mode
  • 31.5 kHz in asynchronous reset mode
On-board processing
On-board memory 64 MB (32 MB for image data)
General Purpose Inputs and Outputs
Number of lines 8 I/O lines:
  • 2 differential inputs (TRX, TRY)
  • 2 opto-isolated outputs (STX, STY)
  • 4 TTL inputs/outputs (ENHANCED IO1..4)
Connectors
  • SYSTEM: 15-pin male sub-D connector on the bracket
  • SYSTEM INTERNAL: 16-pin shrouded header on the PCB
  • POWER: Molex 4-pin connector on the PCB for camera powering
Usage
  • Camera and image acquisition trigger
  • Light strobe trigger
  • General purpose IO
Electrical specifications
  • TRX, TRY: Inputs compatible with TTL, LVTTL, differential LVDS, differential RS-422, differential RS-485 signals, protected against electrostatic discharge, with choke for the rejection of common-mode noise
  • STX, STY: Opto-isolated outputs, compatible with signals up to 60V, with 3 µs fall time, isolated up to 500V
  • IO: TTL inputs or outputs
Software
Host PC Operating System
  • Microsoft Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7 for x86 (32-bit) and x86-64 (64-bit) processor architectures
  • Linux, from kernel version 2.6 to 4.13, compatible with a wide range of distributions, for x86 (32-bit) and x86-64 (64-bit) processor architectures
APIs
  • MultiCam 32- and 64-bit binary libraries (Windows and Linux), for ISO-compliant C/C++ compilers
Environmental conditions
Operating ambient air temperature 0 to +50 °C / +32 to +122 °F
Operating ambient air humidity 10 to 90% RH non-condensing
Storage ambient air temperature -20 to +70 °C / -4 to +158 °F
Storage ambient air humidity 10 to 90% RH non-condensing
Certifications
Electromagnetic - EMC standards
  • European Council EMC Directive 2004/108/EC
  • United States FCC rule 47 CFR 15
EMC - Emission
  • EN 55022:2010 Class B
  • FCC 47 Part 15 Class B
EMC - Immunity
  • EN 55024:2010 Class B
  • EN 61000-4-2
  • EN 61000-4-3
  • EN 61000-4-4
Flammability PCB compliant with UL 94 V-0
RoHS European Union Directive 2011/65/EU (ROHS2)
REACH European Union Regulation 1907/2006
WEEE Must be disposed of separately from normal household waste and must be recycled according to local regulations
Ordering Information
Product code - Description
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Low cost image acquisition from industrial analog cameras for inspection machines

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