Technical Application Note 2015017
Revised July 24, 2015
Technical Application Note (TAN2015017): Using a Point Grey USB 3.1 Camera with Intel NUC
This application note provides information on using a Point Grey USB 3.1 camera in various Intel NUC (next unit of computing) configurations.
Before you use your Point Grey camera, we recommend that you are aware of the following resources available from the Point Grey Downloads page:
Getting Started Manual for the camera—provides information on installing components and software needed to run the camera.
Technical Reference for the camera—provides information on the camera’s specifications, features and operations, as well as imaging and acquisition controls.
Firmware updates—ensure you are using the most up-to-date firmware for the camera to take advantage of improvements and fixes.
Tech Insights—Subscribe to Point Grey's monthly email updates containing information on new knowledge base articles, new firmware and software releases, and Product Change Notices (PCN).
Point Grey has tested these configurations with a Point Grey USB 3.1 camera.
|Mini PC||Intel NUC NUC5i5RYH||Intel NUC D54250WY||Intel NUC D34010WY|
|RAM||Kingston HyperX FURY Black
| Kingston KVR16LS11/8
| Micron DDR3
|Operating System||Windows 7 64-bit||Windows 7 64-bit||Windows 7 Embedded|
|Hard Drive||Kingston SSDNow SM2280S3/120 G||Kingston SSDNow mS200 SSD/120 G||Crucial M550 mSATA 64 G|
|USB 3.1 Host Controller
|Intel USB 3.1 eXtensible Host Controller 220.127.116.11||Intel USB 3.1 eXtensible Host Controller 18.104.22.168||Intel USB 3.1 eXtensible Host Controller 22.214.171.124|
|Software||FlyCapture 126.96.36.199 x64|
|Camera||Grasshopper3 GS3-U3-23S6C with firmware 188.8.131.52|
Intel Next Unit of Computing (NUC) requires additional purchase of a hard drive, memory, and an operating system.
The current models of Intel NUC require you to purchase and install a hard drive, memory, and operating system. The instructions below outline how to install the necessary hardware and software:
Some Intel NUC models with older versions of the BIOS have problems enumerating USB 3.1 devices.