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Basler ace acA2040-180kc Area Scan Camera

The Basler acA2040-180kc Camera Link camera with the CMOSIS CMV4000 CMOS sensor delivers 180 frames per second at 4 MP resolution.

(H x V pixels)
2046 px x 2046 px
Pixel Size horizontal/vertical 5.5 µm x 5.5 µm
Frame Rate 180 fps
Mono/Color Color
Interface Camera Link
Pixel Bit Depth 8, 10, 12 bits
Camera Link Clock 32.5 / 48 / 65 / 82 MHz
Exposure Control
  • trigger width or timed
  • external trigger
  • software
  • free-run
Housing box
Quantum Efficiency (typical) 62,07 % (at 545 nm)
Dark Noise (typical) 13,8 e¯
Saturation Capacity (typical) 11,9 ke¯
Dynamic Range (typical) 58,7 dB
Signal to Noise Ratio 40,8 dB
Housing Size (L x W x H) in mm 43.5 x 29.0 x 29.0
Housing Temperature 0 °C - 50 °C
Lens Mount
  • C-mount
General Purpose I/O 1
Power Requirements PoCL or 12 VDC
Power Consumption (typical) 3.0 W
Weight (typical) 96 g
  • CE
  • RoHS
  • GenICam
  • IP30
  • FCC
  • Camera Link
Sensor Vendor CMOSIS
Sensor CMV4000
Shutter global shutter
Max. Image Circle 1 inch
Sensor Type CMOS
Sensor Size (mm) 11.26 mm x 11.26 mm
Order Number 105707
Physical Interface and I / O Control
  • Debouncer
Image Acquisition Control
  • Trigger Delay
  • Acquisition Status
Standard Features
  • Region of Interest
  • Decimation Vertical
  • Reverse X (Horizontal Mirroring)
  • Reverse Y (Vertical Mirroring)
  • AutoFunctionProfile
  • Lookup Table
  • Test Images
  • Sequencer
  • Adjustable Gain All
  • Adjustable Black Level All
  • Configuration Sets
  • UserDefinedValue
  • RemoveParameterLimits
  • Device Information Parameters
Color Creation and Enhancement
  • Manual White Balance
  • Color Transformation
Chunks and Event Reporting
  • Sequence Set Index
  • Exposure Time
Please find the mechanical drawings (CAD) in the “Downloads” tabBasler ace acA2040-180kc 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
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