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xiD - USB 3.0 Cameras with CCD

What is xiD?

Compact USB 3.0 Scientific grade CCD camera family

USB 3.0 camera CCD scientific Sony grade

 

 

  • Quality components - Sony "EXview HAD CCD II" sensors delivering 2.8, 6.1, 9.1 and 12 Mpix
  • Fastest - Highest speed using full 4 TAP readout potential
  • Industry standard interface - Compliant with USB 3.0 SuperSpeed specification
  • Versatile mini camera - Subtle 60 x 60 x 39 mm, 320 grams (1)
  • Power - Lowest power consumption starting at 3 Watt, bus powered with USB3 cable
  • Cool - Minimal heat dissipation with passive COOLing
  • Compatibility - USB 3.0 support for Windows 7 and 10, macOS, Linux, ARM and 30 Libraries
  • Connectivity and Synchronization - Programmable opto-isolated input and output, 3 status LEDs
  • Bandwidth potential - 5Gb/s interface 400Mpix/s data throughput
  • Software interfaces - GenICam / GenTL and highly optimized xiAPI SDK for Image Processing
  • High grade - Quality class of sensors is combined with specially selected IR filters 
  • Easy deployment - Range of accessories and widest hardware and software interoperability
  • Highly Customizable - Available in Board level and with Peltier TE Cooling

(1) C mount version, without lens and cooling


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Models

xiD Monochrome and Color models:

B/W model Color model Sensor Resolution Pixel µm ADC bits FWC Power Watt DR dB(2) Frames per sec(1)
MD028MU-SY MD028CU-SY SONY ICX674 1934 x 1456, 2.8 MP 4.54 8,10,12,14 20000 3.6 W 71.1 57
MD061MU-SY MD061CU-SY SONY ICX694 2754 x 2204, 6.1 MP 4.54 8,10,12,14 19500 3.9 W 71.8 28.4
MD091MU-SY MD091CU-SY SONY ICX814 3384 x 2708, 9.1 MP 3.69 8,10,12,14 12000 4.2 W 68.4 20
MD120MU-SY MD120CU-SY SONY ICX834 4242 x 2830, 12 MP 3.1 8,10,12,14 10000 4.8 W 63.1 15.3

(1) Maximum frame rates measured at 52 MHz, 4 taps, RAW 14 bits; +20% in overclocked mode, 12bit packed   (2) 26 MHz readout frequency

All models are also adjustable for Board level version - special conditions may apply. For Cooled models check prepared xiJ line

Common features:

Sensor technology CCD, Global shutter
Acquisition modes Continuous, software trigger, hardware trigger
Partial image readout ROI / AOI (region/area of interest), Binning modes supported (check datasheet for details)
Image data formats 8, 10, 12 or 14 bit RAW pixel data
SDK/API programmable with C++ and C#
Color image processing* Host based de-Bayering, sharpening, Gamma, color matrix, true color CMS
Hot/blemish pixels correction* On camera storage for bad pixels, host assisted correction
Auto adjustments* Auto white balance, auto gain, auto exposure

Flat field corrections*

Host assisted pixel level shading and lens corrections. This feature is being developed and tested.
Interface USB 3.0 standard Micro B with screw lock threads compliant to USB3 Vision standard
General purpose I/O 2x opto-isolated input, 2x opto-isolated output, power LED, 2x LED software programmable 
Signal conditioning* Programmable debouncing time
Synchronization Hardware trigger input, software trigger, exposure strobe output, busy output
Lens mount Standard C mount. Available options are board level
Power requirements 3 to 5.2 Watt, supplied via USB 3.0 interface or power cable
Dimensions 60 x 60 x 39 mm (C-mount version)
Weight 320 grams (C-mount version)
Environment Operating 0°C to 50°C on housing, RH 80% non-condensing, -30°C to 60°C storage
Conformity CE, FCC, RoHS, GenICam/GenTL, USB 3.0 SuperSpeed
Operating systems Windows 7 SP1 (x86 and x64) and 10, Linux Ubuntu,  macOS, ARM
Minimum host hardware Intel i3 3.0GHz, +2GB RAM available physical memory, NVIDIA or Radeon 128MB, Motherboard with PCIe x1 Gen 2 slot, compatible USB 3.0 host adapter
Software support xiAPI SDK, adapters and drivers for 30 various image processing Libraries
Firmware updates Field firmware update through xiCOP

(*) Feature is available only when the camera is in XIMEA API mode.

 

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Accessories

xiD Accessories

Passive cables Availability
CBL-U3-1M0 1.0 meter USB 3.0 cable, with thumbscrews on Micro B connector Now
CBL-U3-3M0 3.0 meter USB 3.0 cable, with thumbscrews on Micro B connector Now
CBL-U3-3M0-ANG 3.0 meter USB 3.0 cable, with thumbscrews on Micro B connector, angled Now
CBL-U3-5M0 5.0 meter USB 3.0 cable, with thumbscrews on Micro B connector Now
Special power cables  
CBL-U3-3M0-YP 3.0m Y-shaped power USB3 Cable, thumbscrews This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
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Synchronization cables  
CBL-MD-PWR-SYNC-3M0 3.0 meter xiD series sync cable, thread lock, GPIO: ground, General Input, General Output, Aux Power Now
Mounting brackets  
MECH-60MM-BRACKET-T xiD series tripod mounting bracket Now
Host adapters  
U31PE1G3-V1-X2 PCI express x1 Gen2 adapter, 2x USB 3.1 ports, asmedia ASM1142 Now
U3PE-FL1100-X4 PCI express x1 Gen2 adapter, 4x USB 3.0 ports, Fresco Logic FL1100 Now
Lenses Several lenses from different vendors (Fujinon, Kowa, Ricoh, Tamron etc.) This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Cable Extenders 50 - 100m Fiber optics cables from different vendors This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

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Documents

PDF Flyers and documentation

USB 3.0 camera CCD USB3 Vision Sony scientificxiD Brochure

Cooled scientific cameras Sony grade USB3

xiJ Cooled models

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3D step USB 3.0 camera CCD USB3 VisionxiD 3D Step file

 

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Applications

xiD Advantages for Scientific and Machine Vision Applications

  • Genuine - scientific grade USB 3.0 camera, no power cables or frame grabbers
  • Precise - high quality Sony EXview HAD CCD II Global shutter sensors deliver high resolution images without smear
  • Fast 4x times faster than GigE, 5x than Firewire and 10x USB 2.0
  • Performance - utilization of full speed potential through 4tap (QuadTap) readout mode
  • Crystal-clear - ultra-low read-out noise, high Dynamic range 14 bits/pixel images in all modes
  • Sensitive - improved light efficiency with enhanced sensitivity in the near-infrared quantum spectrum
  • Robust - sturdy full metal jacket, no sheet metal covers
  • Integration - single PCB offers ideal setting for embedding into OEM products and proprietary enclosures
  • Adjustable - partial readout, binning and ROI modes, external triggering and flash light synchronization
  • Variability - scientific applications, traffic, outdoor, factory automation and many more
  • Cost efficient - excellent value and price, low TCO and fast ROI
xid board level ccd sony scientific grade camera

USB 3.0 Camera Industries and Applications

  • Ophthalmology and Retinal imaging
  • Material and Life science
  • Medical Imaging and Light Microscopy
  • Pharmaceutics and Healthcare
  • Robotic Welding
  • Industrial Automation, Machine Vision, Photovoltaics
  • Intelligent Transportations Systems (ITS)
  • Open road tolling and Traffic monitoring
  • ANPR / ALPR
  • Biometrics
  • Gauging, Metrology
  • Defect detection, OCV / OCR
  • Astronomy, Astrography
  • Cell Biology, sorting
  • Semiconductor wafer and bonding scanning
  • Flat panel inspection
  • Dentistry, Dermatology
  • Print and Film scanning
  • Laser beam profiling
  • Histology, Pathology
  • Rail and Road applications
  • Fluorescence
  • Low light
  • UAV

 

and others

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