Domino series

Frame Grabbers for Non-Standard Analog Cameras

At a glance
  • PCI/PCIe frame grabbers for non-standard analog cameras
  • High-accuracy, 10-bit, 40 or 65 MHz A/D converters
  • 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
 
Domino Melody

Low-profile frame grabber for one single-tap non-standard analog camera

 
Domino Harmony

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

 
Domino Symphony PCIe

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

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


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Mechanical
Form Factor
PCI card
PCI card
PCI Express card
Format
Low profile, half-length, 32-bit Conventional PCI card
Standard profile, half-length, 64-bit Conventional PCI card
Standard profile, half length, 1-lane PCI Express card
Dimensions
L 168 mm x H 64 mm L 6.6 in x H 2.21 in
L 168 mm x H 107 mm L 6.6 in x H 3.87 in
L 167.65 mm x H 111.15 mm L 6.6 in x H 4.38 in
Host bus
Standard
PCI 32-bit, 33 MHz, 3.3 V and 5 V signaling
PCI 64-bit, 66 MHz, 3.3 V and 5 V signaling
PCI Express 1.0
DMA
32-bit
32-bit
32-bit
Peak delivery bandwidth
132 MB/s
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256 MB/s
Effective (sustained) delivery bandwidth
90 MB/s (Host PC motherboard dependent)
240 MB/s (Host PC motherboard dependent)
180 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
Max. 6.8 W (1.45 A @ +3.3V, 400 mA @ +5V), excluding I/O power output
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
Non-standard Analog
Non-standard Analog
Connectors
  • SYSTEM: 8-pin RJ-45 connector on the bracket
  • SYSTEM INTERNAL: 10-pin dual-row 0.1" shrouded header on the PCB
  • CAMERA POWER: 4-pin Molex connector on the PCB for camera powering
  • 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
  • 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
Termination resistor
Selectable by software
Selectable by software
Selectable by software
Number of cameras
One single-tap camera
  • One or two single-tap cameras
  • One RGB camera
Four single-tap cameras
Number of cameras (at full frame rate)
1
2
4
Line-scan cameras supported
No
No
No
A/D converter
One, 10-bit, 40 MHz
Three, 10-bit, 40 MHz
Four, 10-bit, 65 MHz
Maximum camera line rate
  • 49.5 kHz in synchronous mode
  • 31.5 kHz in asynchronous reset mode
  • 49.5 kHz in synchronous mode
  • 31.5 kHz in asynchronous reset mode
52.5 kHz
On-board processing
On-board memory
16 MB (8 MB for image data)
64 MB (32 MB for image data)
64 MB (32 MB for image data)
Input LUT (Lookup Table)
1 x 8- or 10-bit LUT
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4 x 8- or 10-bit LUT
General Purpose Inputs and Outputs
Number of lines
4 I/O lines:
  • 1 differential input (TR)
  • 1 opto-isolated output (ST)
  • 2 TTL inputs/outputs (ENHANCED IO)
8 I/O lines:
  • 2 differential inputs (TRX, TRY)
  • 2 opto-isolated outputs (STX, STY)
  • 4 TTL inputs/outputs (ENHANCED IO1..4)
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)
Usage
  • Camera and image acquisition trigger
  • Light strobe trigger
  • General purpose IO
  • Camera and image acquisition trigger
  • Light strobe trigger
  • General purpose IO
  • 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
  • ENHANCED IO Inputs or outputs compatible with TTL signals, protected against electrostatic discharge, with high-frequency noise filter
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • MultiCam 32- and 64-bit binary libraries (Windows and Linux), for ISO-compliant C/C++ compilers
  • 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
0 to +50 °C / +32 to +122 °F
0 to +50 °C / +32 to +122 °F
Operating ambient air humidity
10 to 90% RH non-condensing
10 to 90% RH non-condensing
10 to 90% RH non-condensing
Storage ambient air temperature
-20 to +70 °C / -4 to +158 °F
-20 to +70 °C / -4 to +158 °F
-20 to +70 °C / -4 to +158 °F
Storage ambient air humidity
10 to 90% RH non-condensing
10 to 90% RH non-condensing
10 to 90% RH non-condensing
Certifications
Electromagnetic - EMC standards
  • European Council EMC Directive 2004/108/EC
  • United States FCC rule 47 CFR 15
  • European Council EMC Directive 2004/108/EC
  • United States FCC rule 47 CFR 15
  • European Council EMC Directive 2004/108/EC
EMC - Emission
  • EN 55022:2010 Class B
  • FCC 47 Part 15 Class B
  • EN 55022:2010 Class B
  • FCC 47 Part 15 Class B
  • EN 55022:2010 Class B
EMC - Immunity
  • EN 55024:2010 Class B
  • EN 61000-4-2
  • EN 61000-4-3
  • EN 61000-4-4
  • EN 55024:2010 Class B
  • EN 61000-4-2
  • EN 61000-4-3
  • EN 61000-4-4
  • EN 55024:2010 Class B
Flammability
PCB compliant with UL 94 V-0
PCB compliant with UL 94 V-0
PCB compliant with UL 94 V-0
RoHS
European Union Directive 2011/65/EU (ROHS2)
European Union Directive 2011/65/EU (ROHS2)
European Union Directive 2011/65/EU (ROHS2)
REACH
European Union Regulation 1907/2006
European Union Regulation 1907/2006
European Union Regulation 1907/2006
WEEE
Must be disposed of separately from normal household waste and must be recycled according to local regulations
Must be disposed of separately from normal household waste and must be recycled according to local regulations
Must be disposed of separately from normal household waste and must be recycled according to local regulations
Ordering Information
Weight
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135 g, 4.76 oz
Link width
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1 lane
Link speed
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2.5 GT/s (PCIe 1.0)
Optional accessories
LC Acquisition

Low cost image acquisition from industrial analog cameras for inspection machines

Take advantage of the lowest-cost industrial cameras available on the market with the Domino and Picolo series cards.