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Camport CL2USB3

Camera Link to USB3 Vision Converter

At a glance
  • Connect one base-configuration Camera Link camera to a standard USB3 port
  • Ultra-low latency and jitter
  • Sphinx USB3 Vision SDK included
  • Compliant with USB3 Vision and GenICam standards
  • Standard version (with housing) and OEM version (without housing) available



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Real-time video streaming

Stream video and imaging data in real time over standard USB3 connections using the industry-standard USB3 Vision protocol.


Sphinx U3V SDK included
Sphinx U3V 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.

  • Driver and acquisition library for Windows
  • Sample applications, including USB3 Vision/GenICam compliant viewer


Use proven Camera Link cameras with USB ports
Use proven Camera Link cameras with USB ports


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


Ultra-low latency

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


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 version:
  • Stand-alone device with enclosure
OEM version:
  • Baseboard and camera module assembly
Housing Standard version only:
  • Fanless aluminum housing
Mounting Standard version only:
  • Desktop or wall-mount
Connectors All versions:
  • 'CAMERA LINK' on camera module:
    • 26-pin Mini Delta Ribbon (MDR) socket
    • Camera Link BASE connector
  • 'USB3' on baseboard module:
    • USB3 Micro B socket
    • USB3 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_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, Mono16
  • Bayer8, Bayer10, Bayer16 where = GR, RG, GB, or BG
  • BGR8
Area-scan camera control
Trigger Yes
Strobe No
On-board processing
On-board memory
  • CPU: 32 MB
  • Frame buffer: 32 MB
  • Flash: 8 MB
  • EEPROM: 8 kB
Bayer CFA to RGB decoder Yes
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
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 version:
  • 3 W typical
OEM version:
  • 2.5 W typical
Software
APIs Sphinx SDK:
  • Filter driver and acquisition library for Windows
  • Sample applications, including USB3 Vision/GenICam compliant viewer
  • Driver installation tool
  • Documentation
Environmental conditions
Operating ambient air temperature 0 to +70 °C / +32 to +158 °F
Operating ambient air humidity TBD
Storage ambient air temperature TBD
Storage ambient air humidity 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