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1/1.8" Monochrome Progressive Scan 2 MP Camera

The JAI CV-A2 is a 2 megapixel camera with a resolution of 1628 x 1236 and compact footprint of only 44 x 66 mm (width x length) at a height of 29 mm.

JAI's CV A2 camera boasts a long list of new functions and features, including frame delay and smearless readout modes, and auto iris lens video output.

The JAI CV-A2 camera features RS 232C control of all camera settings including multiple trigger modes, programmable exposure, and auto shutter. The target market for this camera family is volume OEMs (Original Equipment Manufacturers) and high level System Integrators for Automated Imaging applications (e.g. industrial/medical equipment).

→ Compact 1/1.8" monochrome progressive scan camera
→ 1620 (h) x 1220 (v) 4.4 μm square pixels
→ 15 frames/second with full resolution in continuous operation
→ Increased frame rate with partial scan and vertical binning
→ Increased sensitivity with vertical binning
→ Exposure time from 53.1 μs to 108.7 ms using Pulse Width Control mode
→ Programmable exposure from 76.5 μs to 66.5 ms
→ Frame-delay readout mode for multiplexed readout of up to 3 cameras
→ Internal, external HD/VD or random trigger synchronization
→ Smear reduction readout mode
→ LVAL-synchronous/-asynchronous operation (auto-detect)
→ Exposure enable (EEN), Write enable (WEN) and Pixel Clock output
→ RS 232C interface
→ Setup by Windows NT/2000/XP via serial communication

Sensor 1/1.8" progressive scan
Pixel Clock 36.15 MHz
Frame rate full frame 15 frames/second (1252 lines per frame)
Active area 7.12 (h) x 5.36 (v) mm
Cell size 4.4 x 4.4 pixels
Active pixels 1620 x 1220
Read-out modes, Full 1620 (h) x 1220 (v) 15 fps
Read-out modes, 1/2 partial scan 1620 (h) x 610 (v) 28 fps
Read-out modes, 1/3 partial scan 1620 (h) x 408 (v) 40 fps
Read-out modes, 1/6 partial scan 1620 (h) x 204 (v) 70 fps
Read-out modes, Vertical binning 1620 (h) x 594 (v) 30 fps
Read-out modes, Smear-less Smear reduction
Read-out modes, Frame-delay readout For multi-camera read-out
Sensitivity 0.3 Lux (On sensor, max. gain, shutter off, 50% video)
S/N ratio >50dB (0dB gain)
Video output Composite VS signal, 1Vp-p, 75Ω; Video signal, 0,7Vp-p (selectable)
Auto-iris lens video output 0.7Vp-p
Gain Manual, -3 to 12 dB; Automatic, -3 to 12dB
Synchronization Int. X-tal, Ext. HD/VD or random trigger
Inputs, Trigger 4V, TTL
Inputs, HD/VD sync 4V, 75Ω or High Z (switchable)
Outputs, HD / VD sync. 4V, 75Ω
Outputs, WEN (Write Enable) 4V, 75Ω
Outputs, EEN (Exposure Enable) 4V, 75Ω
Outputs, Pixel clock 4V, 75Ω
Trigger modes Continuous, EPS (Edge Pre-Select), PWC (Pulse Width Control), Long time exposure, Smear reduction and Frame-delay readout
Electronic shutter, Pre-set shutter 1/15 to 1/200,000 in 16 steps,
Electronic shutter, Programmable exposure (PE) 1.44H to 1252.44H (76.5 μs to 66.5 ms),
Electronic shutter, Pulse Width 1H to 2047H (53.1 μs to 108.7 ms),
Electronic shutter, Long time exposure 2 frames to ∞
Accumulation HD synchronous or HD asynchronous
Control interface RS-232C, short ASCII commands
Functions controlled by RS-232C Scanning format, Trigger modes, Readout modes, Programmable exposure, Shutter, Gain, Pixel clock output, Sync on/off, Black level, Manual gain, AGC
Functions controlled by internal DIP-switches VD input/output, HD input/output, HD/VD 75Ω termination on/off
Operating Temperature -5°C to 45°C
Humidity (operation) 20 - 90% non-condensing
Storage temp./humidity -25°C to 60°C / 20 to 90%
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 12V DC /-10%. 2.3W
Lens mount C-mount
Dimensions (H x W x L) 29 x 44 x 66 mm
Weight 150 g


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