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Camport CL2GigE

Camera Link to GigE Vision Converter

At a glance
  • Connect one base-configuration Camera Link camera to a standard GigE port
  • Ultra-low latency and jitter
  • Sphinx SDK included
  • Compliant with GigE Vision and GenICam standards
  • Standard version (with housing) and OEM version (without housing) available
  • Standard (0°C to +70°C) and extended (-40°C to +85°C) temperature range



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Real-time video streaming

Stream video and imaging data in real time over standard GigE connections using the industry-standard GigE Vision protocol.


Ultra-low latency

The video from the camera is packetized and transmitted with minimum delay, ensuring the lowest transmission latency.


Standard (with housing) and OEM (without housing) versions available
Standard (with housing) and OEM (without housing) versions available


Use proven Camera Link cameras with GigE ports
Use proven Camera Link cameras with GigE ports


Multicast capability

Multicast capability enables advanced distributed processing and control architectures.


Extended temperature range version available: -40 to +85°C / -40 to +185°F
Extended temperature range version available: -40 to +85°C / -40 to +185°F


Long reach: 100 m point-to-point

GigE network segments can be a maximum length of 100 meters (328 feet) using standard Cat 5e or Cat 6 cabling. Using off-the-shelf Ethernet switches and fiber converters, distances can be unlimited.


Sphinx SDK included
Sphinx SDK included

A feature-rich software toolkit that provides the building blocks needed to quickly and easily design high-performance video applications that use minimal CPU resources.

  • Filter driver and acquisition library for Windows
  • Sample applications, including GigE Vision/GenICam compliant viewer


Compatible with 3rd party software

Compatible with 3rd party GigE Vision/GenICam compliant vision software libraries (including MIL, LabView, Halcon, CVB...)


Mechanical
Form Factor Standard and EXT versions:
  • Stand-alone device with enclosure
OEM and OEM EXT versions:
  • Baseboard and camera module assembly
Housing Standard version only:
  • Fanless aluminum housing
Mounting Standard and EXT versions only:
  • Desktop or wall-mount
Connectors All versions:
  • 'CAMERA LINK' on camera module:
    • 26-pin Mini Delta Ribbon (MDR) socket
    • Camera Link BASE connector
  • 'GIGE' on baseboard module:
    • RJ-45 socket
    • GigE Vision device interface
Standard and EXT versions only:
  • 'POWER/IO/RS232':
    • 15-pin 2-row high-density female sub-D connector
    • Power input, RS-232, CMOS IO
OEM and OEM EXT versions only:
  • 'POWER/IO/RS232' on baseboard module:
    • Molex 53047-1010
    • Power input, CMOS IO
Dimensions Standard version:
  • 110 mm x 68 mm x 112 mm
OEM version:
  • 91.5 mm x 20 mm x 86 mm
Weight
  • Standard versions: 470 g, 16.6 oz
  • OEM versions: 80 g, 2.8 oz
Camera / video inputs
Interface standard(s) Camera Link
Number of cameras One Base camera
Maximum aggregated camera data transfer rate 255 MB/s
Camera Link configuration Base
  • BASE_1T8, BASE_2T8, BASE_3T8
  • BASE_1T10, BASE_2T10
  • BASE_1T12, BASE_2T12- BASE_1T12
  • BASE_1T14
  • BASE_1T16
  • BASE_1T24
Camera Link clock frequency From 20 MHz up to 85 MHz
PoCL (Power over Camera Link) No
Camera pixel formats supported Monochrome, Bayer and RGB (PFNC names):
  • Mono8, Mono10, Mono12, Mono14, Mono16
  • Bayer8, Bayer10, Bayer12, Bayer14, Bayer16 where = GR, RG, GB, or BG
  • RGB8
Maximum image size 8 MB
Video delivery
Raw video format(s) Mono8, RGB8, BAYER8, YUV422, YUV444
Area-scan camera control
Trigger Yes
Strobe No
On-board processing
On-board memory
  • CPU: 8 MB
  • Frame buffer: 24 MB
  • Flash: 8 MB
  • EEPROM: 8 kB
General Purpose Inputs and Outputs
Number of lines Four I/O lines:
  • Two inputs
  • Two outputs
Electrical specifications
  • 3.3 V CMOS inputs
  • 3.3 V 20 mA CMOS outputs
Network
LAN interface Ethernet 10BASE-T/100BASE-TX/1000BASE-T, automatic speed negotiation
LAN connector RJ45 with link and activity LED indicators
Internet layer protocols IPv4, UDP and ICMP (ping)
System integration
COM One Full-duplex RS-232 COM port, CameraLink serial pass through
Electrical
Supply voltage 8 to 15 V DC, power supply via external unit
Power consumption Standard and EXT versions:
  • 3.5 W typical
OEM and OEM EXT versions:
  • 3.5 W typical
Software
APIs Sphinx SDK:
  • Filter driver and acquisition library for Windows
  • Sample applications, including GigE Vision/GenICam compliant viewer
  • Driver installation tool
  • Documentation
Environmental conditions
Operating ambient air temperature Standard and OEM versions:
  • 0 to +70 °C / +32 to +158 °F
EXT and OEM EXT versions:
  • -40 to +85 °C / -40 to +185 °F
Operating ambient air humidity Standard and OEM versions:
  • TBD
EXT and OEM EXT versions:
  • TBD
Storage ambient air temperature Standard and OEM versions:
  • TBD
EXT and OEM EXT versions:
  • TBD
Storage ambient air humidity Standard and OEM versions:
  • TBD
EXT and OEM EXT versions:
  • TBD
Certifications
Electromagnetic - EMC standards To be confirmed:
  • European Council EMC Directive 2004/108/EC
  • United States FCC rule 47 CFR 15
EMC - Emission To be confirmed:
  • EN 55022:2010 Class B
  • FCC 47 Part 15 Class B
EMC - Immunity TBD
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
Optional accessories 1675 - Power Supply for Picolo.net HD1 and Camport
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