Quantcast Blackfly S Mono 6.3 MP GigE Vision (Sony IMX178)
Blackfly S Mono 6.3 MP GigE Vision (Sony IMX178)


Technical Specifications 

  • 3072 x 2048 at 19 FPS
  • Sony IMX178 CMOS
  • Rolling shutter with global reset
  • Mono
  • C-mount

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425.00 USD

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The BFS-PGE-63S4 features Sony’s IMX178 sensor. This 6.3 MP, 1/1.8" rolling shutter CMOS device is built using Sony’s Exmor R technology. This technology increases pixel sensitivity and greatly improves picture quality in low light conditions. The IMX178’s high sensitivity earns it Sony’s STARVIS designation.

What is Exmor R

Back-illuminated pixel architecture for higher quantum efficiency

The hallmark of the Exmor R technology is a back-Illuminated pixel architecture that moves the readout circuitry from between each pixel’s microlens and photodiode to behind the photodiode layer. This gives the light entering each pixel a direct path to its light-sensitive photodiode. The result is higher quantum efficiency, since a greater percentage of photons entering each pixel are converted into charge.