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Gazelle® (Camera Link)

The new Gazelle series of Camera Link cameras delivers an unsurpassed combination of size, speed, and price. The Gazelle is based on the same compact form factor as the popular Grasshopper camera and is designed to accommodate a large selection of high resolution, high frame rate image sensors. The Camera Link Base, Full (640 MByte/s) configurations allows the CMOS image sensors from CMOSIS to run at 2 MP at 280 FPS and 4 MP at 150 FPS.

2.2 MP
  • CMOSIS CMV2000 CMOS, 2/3", 5.5 m
  • Global Shutter
  • 2048x1088 at 280 FPS
  • GZL-CL-41C6M-C
    4.1 MP
  • CMOSIS CMV4000-2e5, 1", 5.5 m
  • Global Shutter
  • 2048x2048 at 150 FPS

    A/D Converter 10-bit
    Video Data Output 8-bit (Full 8-tap mode) or 10-bit (Base 2-tap mode)
    Image Data Formats Mono8, Mono10
    Partial Image Modes Single or multiple region of interest modes
    Image Processing Gain, Black Level, Pixel Defect Correction
    Gain Analog and digital programmable via software
    32-64 dB (analog); 1-63 dB (digital)
    Digital Interface Camera Link LVDS for camera control and video data transmission; Base (2-tap) and Full (8-tap) configurations
    Transfer Rates 2.38 Gbits/s
    GPIO 8-pin Hirose HR25 GPIO connector; opto-isolated pins for trigger and strobe
    External Trigger Modes Single-shot, bulb shutter trigger mode
    Synchronization Via external trigger or software trigger
    Shutter Global Shutter
    74.175 s - 54 s (Full 8-tap mode)
    Memory Channels 2 memory channels for custom camera settings
    Flash Memory 4 MB
    Dimensions 44 mm x 29 mm x 59.5 mm excluding lens holder, without optics (metal case)
    Mass 90 grams (without optics or tripod mounting bracket)
    Power Consumption 12 V +/- 10%, 6W
    Camera Specification Camera Link
    Camera Control Via software instruction set
    Camera Updates In-field firmware updates
    Lens Mount C-mount
    Temperature Operating: -10 to 50C; Storage: -30 to 60C
    Emissions Compliance CE, FCC, RoHS
    Operating System XP, Vista, Windows 7
    Warranty 3 years

    Development Kit Contents
    The Gazelle does not offer a software development kit. The camera is controlled using a command set developed by Point Grey in conjunction with the serial interface tool provided with your Camera Link frame grabber.

    Emissions and RoHS Compliance

    FCC / CE Compliance

    This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class A digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference when the equipment is operated in a commercial environment. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instruction manual, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. Operation of this equipment in a residential area is likely to cause harmful interference in which case the user will be required to correct the interference at his own expense.

    You are cautioned that any changes or modifications not expressly approved in this manual could void your authority to operate this equipment.

    RoHS / WEEE Compliance

    This product is RoHS and WEEE compliant.

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    Technical Documents  
     Product Datasheet
     Getting Started Manual
     Technical Reference Manual (Login Required)

    Related Articles

    Product Change Notifications
    PDF PCN2011002A - Change to Grasshopper Form-Factor Tripod Mounts

    Technical Application Notes / White Papers
    PDF TAN2011003 - Configuring an Unsupported Camera Link Frame Grabber to Run a Point Grey Camera Link Device

    Knowledge Base Articles
    Click here to view Gazelle knowledge base articles