Domino Symphony PCIe

Frame grabber for four single-tap non-standard analog cameras

At a glance
  • Four 10-bit 65 MHz A/D converters with four 8- or 10-bit LUTs
  • PCIe x1 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 Express card
Format Standard profile, half length, 1-lane PCI Express card
Dimensions L 167.65 mm x H 111.15 mm L 6.6 in x H 4.38 in
Weight 135 g, 4.76 oz
Host bus
Standard PCI Express 1.0
Link width 1 lane
Link speed 2.5 GT/s (PCIe 1.0)
DMA 32-bit
Peak delivery bandwidth 256 MB/s
Effective (sustained) delivery bandwidth 180 MB/s (Host PC motherboard dependent)
Power consumption Typ. 8.3 W (940 mA @ +3.3V, 430 mA @ +12V), excluding I/O power output
Camera / video inputs
Interface standard(s) Non-standard Analog
Connectors
  • CAMERAS: high-density sub-D 44-pin male connector for video and camera control
  • Internal video: 10-pin shrouded header video connector on the PCB
Termination resistor Selectable by software
Number of cameras Four single-tap cameras
Number of cameras (at full frame rate) 4
Line-scan cameras supported No
A/D converter Four, 10-bit, 65 MHz
Maximum camera line rate 52.5 kHz
On-board processing
On-board memory 64 MB (32 MB for image data)
Input LUT (Lookup Table) 4 x 8- or 10-bit LUT
General Purpose Inputs and Outputs
Number of lines 32 I/O lines:
  • 4 contact inputs (Factory I/O: IN)
  • 12 relay outputs (Factory I/O: OUT)
  • 4 TTL inputs/outputs (System: IO)
  • 4 differential inputs (System: TR)
  • 4 opto-isolated outputs (System: ST)
  • 4 full-duplex serial com ports (Camera COM: RX/TX)
Connectors
  • EXTERNAL SYSTEM: 26-pin high-density male sub-D connector on the bracket
  • INTERNAL SYSTEM: 26-pin dual-row 0.1" shrouded header on the PCB
  • FACTORY I/O: 34-pin dual-row 0.1" shrouded header on the PCB
  • CAMERA COM: 16-pin dual-row 0.1" shrouded header on the PCB
  • Molex 4-pin connector on the PCB for powering cameras
Usage
  • Camera and image acquisition trigger
  • Light strobe trigger
  • General purpose IO
Electrical specifications
  • TR: 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
  • ST: Opto-isolated outputs, compatible with signals up to 60V, with 3 µs fall time, isolated up to 500V
  • IO: Inputs or outputs compatible with TTL signals, protected against electrostatic discharge, with high-frequency noise filter
  • IN: Polarity-free inputs, compatible with TTL, 12V and 24V signals, opto-couplers, relays and switches
  • OUT: Opto-isolated potential-free and polarity-free solid-state outputs, compatible with signals up to 30V, with 4 µs fall time, isolated up to 500V
  • COM: RS232 asynchronous serial communication lines to control the cameras (exposed to the OS as standard COM ports)
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
EMC - Emission
  • EN 55022:2010 Class B
EMC - Immunity
  • EN 55024:2010 Class B
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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