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Convert C to CS Mount


Here you can see how you can easily convert XIMEA xiQ USB3 Vision camera , xiC USB3 Vision camera from C-Mount to CS-Mount making these USB 3.0 cameras very versatile in use with different kind of lenses and allowing the cameras to become even smaller if you need it. This procedure should be performed in clean environment to prevent contamination of filter glass.
Note: These steps are similar when switching all other cameras featuring same mechanical front part xiX (X2G2).

Steps

1. Place your camera facing upwards on working desk. This position should be maintained till the camera has final screws again in position.
Some models have IO connector sticking out from back of the camera. In this case the camera need to be placed so it is stable and want hall on it's side.

Note: Please use Philips head PH0 screw driver


Unscrew all 4 marked screews

xiQ model
Unscrew M2x14

2. Carefully remove both front parts A and B so the filter stais in place.

Remove front parts

3. Put module B aside and prepare 8mm screws from the package.

Remove B part and take M2x8

4. Place module A back on camera. Mind the right position of mounting holes.

Place front part in place

5. Insert short screws and tighten in position.

Insert screws
Done

DONE

To convert CS-mount configuration back to to C-mount please follow this procedure in reverse.