CMOS cameras from IDS - Overview
CMOS cameras with USB 3.1
Easy-to-use, versatile, cost-efficient: Our uEye LE is the first USB 3.1 Gen 1 industrial camera with a pioneering, reversible USB Type-C connector. The board-level versions also have a 10-pin I/O SMD connector for GPIO, trigger and flash.
Thanks to the Plug & Play principle that is typical of IDS cameras and the ease of use that comes with the IDS Software Suite, you'll be up and running with this USB camera in no time. Easy integration is also ensured by its compact size of 36 x 36 mm (single board version).
CMOS cameras with USB 3.0 interface
The USB 3 uEye CP Rev. 2 is the completely revised 2nd generation of the USB 3 uEye CP camera family. It has an impressively high quality design and optimum processing quality. With its standard industrial dimensions (29 x 29 mm) and its compact yet exceptionally robust magnesium housing, The CMOS camera is suitable for a broad range of applications, in both industrial and non-industrial environments. Particularly in multi-camera applications, the integrated image memory ensures that no images go astray. The camera is consistently designed for future generations of high-performance sensors.
The USB 3.0 uEye CP Rev. 2 camera series is available with the established IDS Software Suite, which supports all features of the very latest sensors.
The perfect and cost-effectice volume camera: The USB 3 uEye LE is available in a housed version with C/CS lens mount for a great choice of lenses, wide-angled lenses included. Or alternatively, as the first proper single-board USB 3.0 CMOS camera with or without S-mount lens mount for most cost-effective lenses. Thanks to its minimal size the USB 3 uEye LE offers easy integration and hence is the perfect component for embedded systems and apparatus engineering.
The single-board version also offers excellent connectivity with its 8 pin connector for 5 V power supply, trigger, flash, two GPIOs and an I2C bus for triggering external devices. Thanks to the same footprint as the USB 2 uEye LE it's exceptionally easy to upgrade from USB 2.0 to USB 3.0 technology.
Light and also robust: weighing in at only 41 g with a size of 47 x 46 x 28 mm the USB 3 uEye ML is the perfect CMOS camera for all space critical applications. Yet the camera also offers all benefits one would expect from a proper industrial camera. The USB 3 uEye ML is suited for a wide range of applications thanks to two GPIOs, opto-decoupled trigger and flash.
Its C/CS lens mount allows for a great selection of lenses, wide-angles lenses included. Camera integration is particularly easy based on Plug&Play and USB's one cable solution for data transfer and power supply.
The USB 3 uEye XC with 13 megapixel resolution and autofocus is packed with functions that are normally only available on the latest consumer digital cameras: Face detection, 16x digital zoom, autofocus, backlight compensation, automatic white balance, and plenty more fantastic features. This CMOS camera is ideal for applications with varying ambient conditions, such as access control, kiosk system or logistics. The robust housing, screw-on USB connector, and long-term availability also make the USB 3 uEye XC suitable for industrial use.
CMOS cameras with USB 2.0 interface
The USB 2 uEye LE series is a versatile and reasonably-priced range of CMOS cameras for use in industrial and non-industrial projects, which nonetheless ticks all the boxes in terms of sensor technology and versatility. You can choose from next generation CMOS sensors from well-known European manufacturers in resolutions ranging from VGA up to 10 megapixels.
The compact industrial camera is available either with a plastic housing with a C/CS-mount lens adapter, or as a board-level version with an M12 or M14 lens holder or without a lens holder. Thanks to the adjustable flange back distance, fluctuations of standard lenses can be prevented, which means that zoom lenses can also be used. The board-level version comes with two general purpose I/Os, a built-in trigger and flash, as well as a built-in I2C bus for controlling external devices. This makes the CMOS camera ideal for small device construction.
The USB 2 uEye ML camera series is a reasonably-priced and compact industrial camera with USB 2.0 interface and next generation CMOS sensor technology. Its small dimensions make the camera ideal for applications with space restrictions. Thanks to its robust metal housing and lockable connectors, the USB 2 uEye ML can also be used in harsh industrial environments. The 8-pin Hirose connector highlights the versatility of the CMOS camera by providing two general purpose I/Os as well as optically decoupled trigger inputs and flash outputs.
The USB 2 uEye ML industrial cameras are fitted with the successful e2v 1.3 megapixel CMOS sensor EV76C560 and are available in monochrome, color, and NIR versions, delivering outstanding performance in the near infrared range The cameras offer a host of sensor features, including line scan mode, log mode, and four freely-selectable shutter modes, making them suitable for a wide range of applications while ensuring outstanding image quality. The camera comes with a C/CS-mount lens adapter.
The USB 2 uEye SE is the very best all-round industrial camera: Small, compact, and robust, the first ever camera model from IDS has proven its worth in industry for over a decade. The USB 2 uEye SE family offers a broad range of CMOS sensors as well as a vast selection of housings and board-level models with or without front flange.
The USB 2.0 interface makes the CMOS camera extremely flexible, cost-efficient, and space-saving, as data is sent and power is supplied by a cable. The digital inputs and outputs for controlling the trigger and flash are optically decoupled and process signals of up to 30 V. The industrial cameras can be screw-mounted on all sides and can therefore be installed anywhere. A specially developed sensor seal provides protection in extremely dusty environments. The camera filter is also exchangeable and easy to clean.
Very small, really easy, just ingenious.
The small, smart XS CMOS camera combines the easiness and comfort of a consumer camera with the scope of industrial applications. The USB 2 uEye XS can easily be integrated thanks to its USB 2.0 interface and Mini B USB 2.0 connector.
Equipped with ON Semiconductor’s 5 Megapixel CMOS sensor and a pixel size of 1.4 µm the camera delivers excellent images quality and accuracy in color reproduction – even in the harshest ambient light conditions.
The indsutrial camera is the ideal choice for all applications that required a small yet smart camera with a great range of features. Due to its lightweight, compact design and integrated power supply, the XS is perfect for ATM, kiosk and embedded systems as well as medical engineering and microscopy.
CMOS cameras with Gigabit Ethernet interface
Small and powerful: You can rely on the second completely new generation of our GigE uEye CP to reliably assist you with classic machine vision applications. 100% quality tested and calibrated: For consistent performance and reliability. Measuring just 29 x 29 x 29 mm, the new CMOS cameras are much more compact than their predecessors and even more powerful: Full GigE speed, single-cable operation up to 100 metres via Power-over-Ethernet (PoE), screw-on connectors, and much more. Top CMOS sensors from Sony, ON Semiconductor and e2v are integrated in the cameras.
Ideal for multi-camera operation: An integrated image memory decouples image acquisition from image transfer. Internal camera functions such as pixel preprocessing, LUT or gamma minimize the processing power required.
The GigE uEye FA industrial camera with Gigabit Ethernet interface is our power pack and all-round talent. The camera housing, lens barrels and connectors fulfill the prerequisites for protection code IP65/67 and protect your industrial camera from dirt, dust, water splashes or cleaning agents as well as accidental shifting of the optics. The screw-on connectors also meet the most demanding industry requirements – an 8-pin M12 connection with X coding for data transmission and Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) and an 8-pin Binder connector for GPIO, trigger and flash are available. An extensive range of accessories, including cables suitable for use as drag chains, and various screw-on options enhance versatility and facilitate integration. Ideal for multi-camera operation: An integrated image memory decouples image acquisition from image transfer. Internal camera functions such as pixel preprocessing, LUT or gamma minimize the processing power required.
The GigE uEye LE is the most compact board-level industrial camera on the market. As a reasonably-priced entry-level model, the GigE uEye LE offers everything you expect from a powerful CMOS camera with a Gigabit Ethernet interface. The GigE uEye LE is also available with an S-mount lens holder with M12 thread. Cable lengths of up to 100 metres give the camera maximum flexibility. The power supply also provides flexibility: Power can be supplied either by the two-pin marshaling panel or by the 10-pin connector. The two integrated status LEDs make it easy to see when the camera is ready for operation. As a Gigabit Ethernet camera, the GigE uEye LE is also suitable for multi-camera operation, thanks to the higher GigE bandwidth. This is also supported by 32 MB of internal image memory to decouple image acquisition from the transmission of the image.
The optional "motherboard" version with ZIF plug offers even greater flexibility. A wide range of remote boards with RJ45 ports can be connected via flex ribbon cables.
The GigE uEye LE cameras are fitted with the successful e2v 1.3 megapixel CMOS sensor EV76C560 and are available in monochrome, color, and NIR versions, delivering outstanding performance in the near infrared range. The CMOS cameras offer a host of sensor features, including line scan mode, log mode, and four freely-selectable shutter modes, making them suitable for a wide range of applications while ensuring outstanding image quality.
The most rugged industrial camera with Gigabit Ethernet interface in the portfolio. The housing, lens barrels, and lockable connectors (circular connectors) comply with all the requirements of the IP65 and IP67 protection codes. The GigE uEye industrial cameras are dustproof and splashproof and can even be operated in other extremely harsh environments without any problems. The digital inputs and outputs for controlling the trigger and flash are optically decoupled up to 30V.
The CMOS camera also features 32 MB of internal image memory to decouple image acquisition from the transmission of the image. This makes the camera especially suitable for applications in multi-camera mode. Thanks to the unique IDS software, you also experience real USB plug & play, even for Gigabit Ethernet cameras: The cameras are automatically detected in the system and are ready for use immediately.
The GigE uEye RE is available with Power over Ethernet (PoE). The advantage of this is that no separate cable is required, which gives the camera even greater flexibility. The camera also provides two additional general purpose I/Os (GPIOs). The power supply is provided by the screw-on, dust proof and splash water proof M12 circular connector. The camera can also be used on IPC and PC systems, thanks to a 12-24 V power supply.
The GigE uEye SE is the Gigabit Ethernet version of the industry-proven USB 2 uEye SE camera family, which has been on the market for over a decade. Besides the lockable RJ45 port for GigE, the indsutrial camera features a 6-pin Hirose connector for power, trigger, and flash connections. These are optically decoupled and process signals of up to 30 V. The CMOS camera also features 32 MB of internal image memory to decouple image acquisition from the transmission of the image. This makes the industrial camera especially suitable for applications in multi-camera mode.
A specially developed sensor seal provides protection in extremely dusty environments. The camera filter is also exchangeable and is easy to clean. Thanks to the unique IDS software, you also experience real plug & play, even for Gigabit Ethernet cameras: The CMOS cameras are automatically detected in the system and are ready for use immediately.
Ensenso stereo 3D cameras
3D vision is now even easier, more precise and more flexible: The new Ensenso X series is an ultraflexible 3D camera system whose projector unit with 100 W LED projector power and integrated GigE switch enables perfectly tailored adjustments to suit your requirements.
The camera mounting brackets are available in a range of widths. You can also configure the camera's angle of view and choose between various C-mount lenses for the camera and projector. This flexibility facilitates a wide range of working distances of up to around 5 metres.
3D-Vision: The Ensenso stereo 3D cameras work according to the "projected texture stereo vision" principle. Each model has two integrated CMOS sensors and a projector that casts a random point pattern onto the object to be captured, allowing structures that are not visible or only faintly visible on the surface to be enhanced or highlighted.
The compact and robust aluminum housing of the stereo cameras with lockable GPIO connector for trigger and flash underline the suitability of the cameras for industrial use.