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Small Industrial Camera with GigE Interface and Power over Ethernet

POSTED 04/27/2011

With its extremely compact and light weight housing, the GigE uEye CP series is one of the world's smallest cameras with GigE interfaceWOBURN, MA -- Powered over Ethernet, the new GigE uEye CP industrial camera from IDS renders a separate power supply cable obsolete. At just 29 x 29 x 41 mm, the camera is one of the smallest currently existing models to feature PoE technology. It offers a fast Gigabit Ethernet interface that allows cable lengths of up to 100 meters. With its robust magnesium housing, screw-on connectors, and optically isolated in- and outputs, it is especially designed for use in industrial environments.

For users of analog cameras in particular the new model range offers a powerful alternative. CP stands for 'Compact' and 'Power over Ethernet'. The GigE uEye CP combines the simplicity of USB with the performance of GigE. It is connected with just one cable and offers real plug-and-play ease of use.

The new series is comprised of three models featuring CMOS sensors covering a wide range of applications. At 5 megapixels, the UI-5480CP offers the highest resolution. The UI-5220CP is equipped with a WVGA chip capable of 100 frames per second; as a third version, the UI-5240CP has a new global shutter sensor with 1.3 megapixels and 50 frames per second. It is particularly sensitive, and equally suited to fast inspection tasks and microscopy. The other technical specifications are identical to the familiar GigE uEye SE series.

Designed especially for industrial applications, its robust magnesium housing with screw-on connectors, optically decoupled in- and outputs, and an additional galvanically isolated supply connection for a voltage of 12-24 V make this the perfect camera for the job.
   
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ABOUT IDS GmbH
IDS GmbH is a leading manufacturer of digital industrial cameras and frame grabbers. The company was founded by Jürgen Hartmann and Armin Vogt in 1997. Their mission then and now is to develop, manufacture and distribute industrial grade imaging components with an excellent price/performance ratio and maximum ease of use. IDS GmbH is internationally represented by a subsidiary in the USA and through a network of distributors in almost all European and Asian countries. About half of IDS employees are engineers in hardware and software development as well as applications engineering. IDS customers include OEMs, system integrators and manufacturers in the industrial, security, scientific and medical industries. Over 200,000 IDS frame grabbers and 140,000 USB and GigE uEye cameras are in use worldwide today.
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