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Basler ace acA1920-40um Area Scan Camera

The Basler acA1920-40um USB 3.0 camera with the Sony IMX249 CMOS sensor delivers 41 frames per second at 2.3 MP resolution.

(H x V pixels)
1920 px x 1200 px
Pixel Size horizontal/vertical 5.86 µm x 5.86 µm
Frame Rate 41 fps
Mono/Color Mono
Interface USB 3.0
Video Output Format Mono 8, Mono 12, Mono 12 Packed
Pixel Bit Depth 10 or 12 bits
Exposure Control
  • programmable via the camera API
  • external trigger signal
  • external trigger
  • software
  • free-run
Housing box
Quantum Efficiency (typical) 70 % (at 545 nm)
Dark Noise (typical) 6.9 e¯
Saturation Capacity (typical) 32.8 ke¯
Dynamic Range (typical) 73,5 dB
Signal to Noise Ratio 45.2 dB
Housing Size (L x W x H) in mm 29.3 x 29.0 x 29.0
Housing Temperature 0 °C - 50 °C
Lens Mount
  • C-mount
Digital Input 1
Digital Output 1
General Purpose I/O 2
Power Requirements Via USB 3.0 interface
Power Consumption (typical) 2.5 W
Weight (typical) 80 g
  • CE
  • RoHS
  • GenICam
  • IP30
  • UL (in preparation)
  • FCC
  • USB3 Vision
Sensor Vendor Sony
Sensor IMX249
Shutter global shutter
Max. Image Circle 1/1.2 inch
Sensor Type CMOS
Sensor Size (mm) 11.33 mm x 7.13 mm
Order Number 106909
Physical Interface and I / O Control
  • Debouncer
  • Minimum Output Pulse Width
  • IO Signals: Frame Burst Start Wait
  • IO Signals: Frame Start Wait (ex Ready4Trigger)
  • IO Signals: Exposure Active Signal
  • IO Signals: UserOutput
  • IO Signals: Timer 1 Active
Image Acquisition Control
  • AcquisitionStartTrigger
  • FrameStartTrigger
  • Triggered by Software
  • Triggered by IO
  • Trigger Delay
  • Acquisition Status
  • FrameBurstStartTrigger
Standard Features
  • Digital Shift
  • Region of Interest
  • Binning Horizontal
  • Binning Vertical
  • Reverse X (Horizontal Mirroring)
  • Reverse Y (Vertical Mirroring)
  • AutoFunctionProfile
  • Lookup Table
  • Test Images
  • Sequencer
  • Adjustable Gain All
  • Automatic Gain Control
  • Adjustable Black Level All
  • Gamma Correction (User)
  • Exposure Control via API
  • Exposure Control via external trigger
  • Automatic Exposure Control
  • Configuration Sets
  • Temperature Readout
  • UserDefinedValue
  • RemoveParameterLimits
  • Device Information Parameters
Chunks and Event Reporting
  • FrameStartWait
  • FrameStartOvertrigger
  • FrameBurstStart
  • FrameBurstStartWait
  • FrameBurstStartOvertrigger
  • Time Stamp
  • I/O Line Status
  • CRC Checksum
  • CounterChunk
  • Sequencer Set Active
  • Exposure Time
  • Gain Value
  • ExposureEnd
  • FrameStart
Pixel Formats
  • Mono8
  • Mono12
Please find the mechanical drawings (CAD) in the “Downloads” tabBasler ace acA1920-40um Area Scan Camera - Dimensions



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At the "Downloads"-Tab you can download the Basler pylon Camera Software Suite for free. The pylon Software Suite operates with all of our GigE, IEEE 1394 and USB 3.0 cameras and most of our Camera Link cameras. It offers reliable and flexible image data exchange between your Basler cameras and the PC, at a low CPU load. Please find more information on pylon on
Third Party
We list several manufacturers offering compatible products such as software or frame grabbers under the following link.


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Lens Computar M5018-MP2 F1.8 f50mm 2/3"
Lens Computar M7528-MP F2.8 f75mm 2/3"
Lens Ricoh FL-CC0614A-2M F1.4 f6mm 2/3"
Lens Ricoh FL-CC0814A-2M F1.4 f8mm 2/3"
Lens Ricoh FL-CC1214A-2M F1.4 f12mm 2/3"
Lens Ricoh FL-CC1614-2M F1.4 f16mm 2/3"
Lens Ricoh FL-CC2514-2M F1.4 f25mm 2/3"
Lens Ricoh FL-CC3516-2M F1.6 f35mm 2/3"
Lens Ricoh FL-CC5028-2M F2.8 f50mm 2/3"
Lens Edmund Optics CFFL F1.3 f8.5mm 2/3"
Lens Edmund Optics CFFL F1.8 f12mm 2/3"
Lens Edmund Optics CFFL F1.4 f16mm 2/3"
Lens Edmund Optics CFFL F1.4 f25mm 2/3"
Lens Edmund Optics CFFL F1.7 f35mm 2/3"
Lens Edmund Optics CFFL F2.0 f50mm 2/3"
Lens Kowa LM6HC F1.8 f6mm 1"
Lens Kowa LM8HC F1.4 f8mm 1"
Lens Kowa LM12HC F1.4 f12.5mm 1"
Lens Kowa LM16HC F1.4 f16mm 1"
Lens Kowa LM25HC F1.4 f25mm 1"
Lens Kowa LM35HC F1.4 f35mm 1"
Lens Kowa LM50HC F1.4 f50mm 1"
Lens Kowa LM75HC F1.8 f75mm 1"

I/O Cables and/or Power Supply

Opto-I/O Cable 6p/open, 10 m
GP-I/O Cable 6p/open, 10 m
Opto-GP-I/O Y-Cable 6p/open, 2 x 10 m
Connector HRS 6 pin, female

Data Cables

Cable USB 3.0, Micro B screw lock/A, 3 m
Cable USB 3.0, Micro B screw lock/A, 5 m
Cable USB 3.0, MicroB 90 A1 sl / A, 1 m (angled downwards)
Cable USB 3.0, MicroB 90 A1 sl / A, 3 m (angled downwards)
Cable USB 3.0, MicroB 90 A1 sl / A, 5 m (angled downwards)
Cable USB 3.0, Micro B sl / A, DrC, 5 m
Cable USB 3.0, Ext. A female / A male, 10 m
Cable USB 3.0, Ext. A female / A male, 20 m

Cards, Hubs, Switches

USB 3.0 Card PCIe, Renesas, 1 HC+ Gen2, x1, 2 Ports
USB 3.0 Card PCIe, Fresco FL1100, 4HC, x4, 4Ports
USB 3.0 Hub, 4 Ports side by side
Power Supply 40 W for USB 3.0 Hub, 4 Ports

Lens Accessories

Spacer ring 0.1 mm, C-mount
Spacer ring 0.2 mm, C-mount
Spacer ring 0.25 mm, C-mount, brass
Spacer ring 0.5 mm, C-mount
Spacer ring 1 mm, C-mount


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