USB3 Camera BU series (CMOS, Compact)

BU238M / BU238MC / BU238MCF

USB3 Camera BU series (CMOS, Compact) BU238M series

USB3 Vision logo

  • USB3
  • 2.3 MP
  • 1/2 type
  • GS-CMOS
  • B/W / Color
  • 165 fps
  • TeliCore
  • Bus synchronization
  • Bulk trigger
  • image buffer
  • Sequential Shutter
  • 1.1μs exposure

This BU series is an integrated-(one-body)-type camera that adopts all pixel data readout inter line CCD or CMOS.
For video output and camera control, the USB3.1 Gen1 (USB3.0) interface standard is adopted for high transfer rate, and it is easy to integrate into industrial equipment.

Key Features

  • High frame rate
  • USB3.1 Gen1 (USB3.0) interface
  • USB3 Vision Ver.1.0 conformity
  • GenICam conformity Ver2.3
  • IIDC2 Digital Camera Control Specification Ver.1.0.0
  • e-CON Connector adoption
  • Scalable
    Frame rate calculation tool
    (BU series CMOS camera)
  • Global shutter
    (BU238M[C/CF])
  • Square grid arrangement
  • Random Trigger Shutter

Specifications

B/W Cameras

BU238M Specifications table
Model BU238M
Interface USB3.1 Gen1 (USB3.0) (Only SuperSpeed is supported)
Pixels 2.3M
Imager CMOS image sensor
Imager model IMX174LLJ
Resolution 1,920(H) x 1,200(V)
Frame rate 165fps (Mono 8bit)
Pixel size 5.86μm x 5.86μm
Scanning area 11.25mm(H) x 7.03mm(V)
Image size 1/1.2 type
Aspect ratio 16:10
Scanning Progressive
Electronic shutter method MANUAL : Global shutter / Random Trigger Shutter : Global shutter
Random Trigger Shutter Type External Trigger / Software Trigger
Random Trigger Shutter Mode Edge / Level / Bulk (255 times)
Sequential Shutter 16 entries (max)
Exposure Time MANUAL : 30μs to 16s
Random Trigger Shutter : 30μs to 16s (Edge or Bulk mode), 50μs to Trigger width (Level mode)
Synchronization System Internal / Bus (USB)
Optical glass/filter -
Sensitivity 3,300 lx
(F8, 1/200s)
Minimum illuminance 7 lx
(F1.4, Gain: +18dB, Video level: 50%)
Gain MANUAL : -6 to +18dB
Black Level -25% to +25%
Gamma / LUT γ=1.0 to 0.45 / In 10bit, Out 10bit
Image Buffer 256MB / 204 frames (all pixels readout)
Image Output Format Mono 8bit
Readout Mode All pixel, Scalable, Mirroring, Flip
External trigger input Low: 0 to 0.5V, High: 2 to 24.0V
High active / Low active, Pulse width: 50μs (minimum)
Power supply DC5V±5%
Power consumption 2.9W max.
Lens mount C-mount
External dimension 29(W) x 29(H) x 16(D) mm (Not including protruding parts)
Mass approx. 32g
Operation temperature 0°C to 40°C (below 50°C on cabinet surface)
Operation humidity 10% to 90% (no condensation)
Conformity CE, FCC, RoHS, WEEE, USB3 Vision, GenICam, IIDC2

Color Cameras

BU238MC / BU238MCF Specifications table
Model BU238MC BU238MCF
Interface USB3.1 Gen1 (USB3.0) (Only SuperSpeed is supported)
Pixels 2.3M
Imager CMOS image sensor
Imager model IMX174LQJ
Resolution 1,920(H) x 1,200(V)
Frame rate 165fps (Bayer 8bit)
Pixel size 5.86μm x 5.86μm
Scanning area 11.25mm(H) x 7.03mm(V)
Image size 1/1.2 type
Aspect ratio 16:10
Scanning Progressive
Electronic shutter method MANUAL : Global shutter / Random Trigger Shutter : Global shutter
Random Trigger Shutter Type External Trigger / Software Trigger
Random Trigger Shutter Mode Edge / Level / Bulk (255 times)
Sequential Shutter 16 entries (max)
Exposure Time MANUAL : 30μs to 16s
Random Trigger Shutter : 30μs to 16s (Edge or Bulk mode), 50μs to Trigger width (Level mode)
Synchronization System Internal / Bus (USB)
On-chip Color Filter RGB primary color mosaic-on-tip color filter
Optical glass/filter Dust-proof glass IR Cut Filter
Sensitivity 3,700 lx
(F8, 1/200s)
4,100 lx
(F8, 1/200s)
Minimum illuminance 8 lx
(F1.4, Gain: +18dB, Video level: 50%)
9 lx
(F1.4, Gain: +18dB, Video level: 50%)
Gain MANUAL : -6 to +18dB
Black Level -25% to +25%
Gamma / LUT γ=1.0 to 0.45 / In 10bit, Out 10bit
White balance Manual white-balance / One-push white-balance
Image Buffer 256MB / 204 frames (all pixels readout)
Image Output Format Bayer 8bit
Readout Mode All pixel, Scalable, Mirroring, Flip
External trigger input Low: 0 to 0.5V, High: 2 to 24.0V
High active / Low active, Pulse width: 50μs (minimum)
Power supply DC5V±5%
Power consumption 2.9W max.
Lens mount C-mount
External dimension 29(W) x 29(H) x 16(D) mm (Not including protruding parts)
Mass approx. 32g
Operation temperature 0°C to 40°C (below 50°C on cabinet surface)
Operation humidity 10% to 90% (no condensation)
Conformity CE, FCC, RoHS, WEEE, USB3 Vision, GenICam, IIDC2

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