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High Sensitivity 2/3" Monochrome Progressive Scan CCD 1.4 MP Camera With NIR Capabilities

The CM-141PMCL is a 1.4 megapixel monochrome CCD camera with Power over Camera Link interface. The camera features a high sensitivity CCD chip, high signal to noise ratio (> 58 dB), 30 fps in triggered mode and a compact house, making them particularly suitable for imaging applications in machine vision, medical imaging, food sorting, traffic and surveillance applications.

The CM 141PMCL is designed around the ICX-285AL 2/3" progressive scan CCD (1392 x 1040 pixels). This sensor uses its 6.45 μm pixel size and improved microlens technology to provide higher overall sensitivity (as low as 0.03 lux) with low smear characteristics. It also features extended spectral response in the near-IR region offering roughly 4X the sensitivity of conventional sensors at a 945 nm wavelength.  The CM141PMCL camera run with 30 frames per second in triggered mode and continuous operation with full resolution. A variety of trigger modes are provided including reset continuous triggering (RCT) which enables the camera to operate in continuous mode while awaiting a trigger signal.
A combination of high sensitivity CCD chip, high signal/noise ratio (S/N > 58 dB), small size and attractive price levels makes the CM141PMCL camera the perfect choice in a range of imaging applications:
- Machine vision applications
- Medical applications (Life science applications and spectroscopy identifying or investigating sample composition of human tissue).
- Food sorting looking for internal decay or damage of the fruit (NIR-capabilities of the CM- 141PMCL camera.
- High resolution surveillance/security applications including biometrics applications like facial and iris recognition.
- Traffic enforcement and traffic management of fast moving vehicles in daytime or using invisible (NIR) nighttime illumination.

The CM-141PMCL features PoCL interface (Power over Mini Camera Link). With the PoCL standard there is no need for a separate power supply providing a clean one- connector solution. The PoCL variants are a JAI factory option and must be specified when ordering. There is no additional charge when ordering PoCL. The camera is also available with a standard Mini Camera Link interface.

→ C3 Compact Series
→ High sensitivity 2/3" monochrome progressive scan CCD with NIR capabilities
→ 1392 (h) x 1040 (v) active pixels
→ 6.45 micro m square pixels
→ 30 frames/second triggered and continuous operation with full resolution
→ Up to 141 frames/second with variable partial scan
→ Fixed/variable partial scanning
→ 50 frames/second with vertical binning (CM-141 PMCL only)
→ Shutter speed from 63 micro s to 2 sec. using Pulse Width Control
→ Preset shutter from OFF (1/30) t0 1/10,000
→ Fine exposure from 1/15847 to 1/85149 by 1 pixel clock unit
→ Pre-select, Pulse width and reset continuous trigger modes
→ Smearless EPS mode available
→ LVAL-synchronous/-asynchronous operation (auto-detect)
→ 8, 10 or 12-bit output
→ Setup by Windows 2000/XP via serial communication
→ Compact size & very long product life
→ Power over Camera Link Interface (PoCL)
→ Right angle option available

Sensor, CM-141 PMCL Sony ICX-285AL 2/3" progressive scan CCD
Pixel Clock 58 MHz
Frame rate full frame 30.12 frames/second (1052 lines per frame)
Active area 8.98 (h) x 6.7 (v) mm 2/3" diagonal
Cell size 6.45 (h) x 6.45 (v) micro m
Active pixels 1392 (h) x 1040 (v)
Read-out modes, Full scan 1392 (h) x 1040 (v) 30.12 fps
Read-out modes, 2/3 partial scan 1392 (h) x 694 (v) 41.05 fps
Read-out modes, 1/2 partial scan 1392 (h) x 520 (v) 50.06 fps
Read-out modes, 1/4 partial scan 1392 (h) x 260 (v) 74.57 fps
Read-out modes, 1/8 partial scan 1392 (h) x 130 (v) 98.73 fps
Read-out modes, Vertical binning (CM-141 PMCL only) 1392 (h) x 520 (v) 50.18 fps
Read-out modes, Variable Partical scan Start line from 1 to 1024, high (Lines) from 8 to 1032
Sensitivity (CM-141 MCL) 0.03 Lux (On sensor, Max. gain, shutter off, 50% video)
S/N ratio >58dB (0 dB gain)
Video output 8, 10 or 12 bit in Mini-CL
Gain -3dB to 24dB
Synchronization Int. X-tal or ext. trigger
Inputs, Camera Link Ext. trigger, LVDS (CC 1)
Outputs, Camera Link Clk., FVAL, LVAL, Data, EEN
Trigger modes Edge pre-select, Pulse Width, RCT,Smearless EPS
Electronic shutter, Pre-set shutter speed 1/30 to 1/10,000 in 10 steps
Electronic shutter, Programmable exposure 2L (63 micro s) to 1052L (33.19ms) in 1L steps
Electronic shutter, Pulse Width Control 63 micro s to 2 sec.
Electronic shutter, Fine exposure 1/15847 to 1/85149 by 1 pixel clock
Accumulation Auto-detect LVAL-synchr. / asynchr.
Control interface Mini-CL serial communication
Functions controlled by serial communication Shutter, Trigger mode, Readout mode, Trigger Polarity, Black level, Gain,
Indicators on rear panel LED for power and trigger input
Operating Temperature -5°C to 50°C
Humidity (operation) 20% - 90% non-condensing
Storage temp./humidity -25°C to 60°C / 20%-90% non-condensing
Vibration 10G (20Hz to 200 Hz XYZ)
Shock 70G
Regulations CE (EN 61000-6-2, EN-61000-6-3), FCC part 15 class B, RoHS/WEEE
Power PoCL Standard
Lens mount C-mount
Dimensions (H x W x L) 29 x 44 x 75 mm (standard) 29 x 44 x 93.5 mm (with Right Angle)
Weight 130 g (standard) 160 g (with Right Angle)


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