MU9 series industrial cameras offer high-quality monochrome and color 5 Mpix CMOS sensors, USB 2.0 interface, and APIs for more than 30 leading image processing libraries in both subminiature board-level and enclosed camera configurations.
MUNSTER, GERMANY, October 26, 2012 – Designed for OEMs wanting to add industrial imaging functionality to highly integrated machinery with tight space requirements, XIMEA GmbH’s MU9 compact industrial cameras offer high-resolution 5 Mpix CMOS sensors with global shutter, USB 2.0 data interface, and free application programming interfaces (APIs) for most commercial image processing systems in board-level and steel housing enclosures as small as 15 x 15 x 3 mm.
The MU9 subminiature industrial camera line (http://bit.ly/SqJIx6) includes four models, all shipping in quantity today. The MU9PC_MBRD and MU9PM_MBRD cameras are board-level color and grayscale cameras, respectively, based on the APTINA MT9P031 2592 x 1944-pixel CMOS sensor with global shutter. The MU9PC_MH and MU9PM_MH cameras also use the APTINA sensor in both color and grayscale configurations but include a steel housing that increases the dimensions of the camera from the 15 x 15 x 3 mm board-level camera size to 16 x 16 x 13 mm with M12 lens mount. All of the MU9 cameras offer ~70 db of dynamic range with a signal-to-noise ratio of ~38 db, 5 V USB 2.0 data interface, and 2IN/2OUT general-purpose input/output for camera control and triggering. Color cameras use an RGB Bayer Matrix filter.