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Point Grey : BFS-U3-51S5C-C

By: Point Grey
CCD and CMOS Cameras
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Blackfly S Color 5.0 MP USB3 Vision

The new Point Grey BFS-U3-51S5C-C series leverages Sony's Pregius global shutter CMOS technology designed to fulfill the promise of global shutter CMOS: crisp, clear, distortion-free images at high speeds.  

The IMX252 sensor features a smaller and very popular pixel size of 3.45 µm; the smaller pixel size is balanced with lower Temporal Dark Noise to maintain Pregius’ outstanding imaging performance. 

Featuring 5.0 MP on a USB3 interface and a small 29mm x 30mm size make it the perfect solution to an array of applications and industries.

2448 x 2048 at 75 FPS

Sony IMX250 CMOS

Global shutter



Resolution 2448 x 2048
Frame Rate 75 FPS
Megapixels 5.0 MP
Chroma Color
Sensor Name Sony IMX250
Sensor Type CMOS
Readout Method Global shutter
Sensor Format 2/3"
Pixel Size 3.45 µm
Lens Mount C-mount
ADC 10-bit and 12-bit
Quantum Efficiency Blue (% at 470 nm) 48
Quantum Efficiency Green (% at 525 nm) 66
Quantum Efficiency Red (% at 640 nm) 61
Temporal Dark Noise (e-) 2.38
Absolute Sensitivity Threshold (y) 4.39
Saturation Capacity (e-) 9923
Acquisition Modes Continuous, Single Frame, Multi Frame
Partial Image Modes Pixel binning, decimation, ROI
Image Processing Color correction matrix, gamma, lookup table, saturation, and sharpness
Image Buffer 240 MB
User Sets 2 user configuration sets for custom camera settings
Flash Memory 6 MB non-volatile memory
Opto-isolated I/O Ports 1 input, 1 output
Non-isolated I/O Ports 1 bi-directional, 1 input
Auxiliary Output 3.3 V, 120 mA maximum
Interface USB 3.0
Power Requirements 8-24 V via GPIO or 5 V via USB 3.0
Dimensions 29 mm x 29 mm x 30 mm
Mass 36 grams
Machine Vision Standard USB3 Vision v1.0
Compliance CE, FCC, KCC, RoHS
Temperature (Operating) 0° to 50°C
Temperature (Storage) -30° to 60°C
Humidity (Operating) 20 to 80% (no condensation)
Humidity (Storage) 30 to 95% (no condensation)
Warranty 3 years

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