scout Series

Basler scout scA640-70fm Area Scan Camera

The Basler scA640-70fm FireWire camera with the Sony ICX424 CCD sensor delivers 71 frames per second at VGA resolution.

(H x V pixels)
659 px x 494 px
Pixel Size horizontal/vertical 7.4 µm x 7.4 µm
Frame Rate 71 fps
Mono/Color Mono
Interface FireWire-b
Video Output Format Mono 8, Mono 16, Mono 12 Packed, YUV 4:2:2 Packed, YUV 4:2:2 (YUYV) Packed
Pixel Bit Depth 12 bits
Exposure Control
  • programmable via the 1394 bus
  • external trigger
  • via the 1394 bus
  • free-run
Housing box
Quantum Efficiency (typical) 46,0 % (at 545 nm)
Dark Noise (typical) 11,3 e¯
Saturation Capacity (typical) 14 ke¯
Dynamic Range (typical) 62 dB
Signal to Noise Ratio 41,5 dB
Housing Size (L x W x H) in mm 73.7 x 44.0 x 29.0
Housing Temperature 0 °C - 50 °C
Lens Mount
  • C-mount
Digital Input 2
Digital Output 4
Power Requirements 8-36 VDC
Power Consumption (typical) 2.5 W
Weight (typical) 160 g
  • CE
  • RoHS
  • IP30
  • FCC
  • DCAM
Sensor Vendor Sony
Sensor ICX424
Shutter global shutter
Max. Image Circle 1/3 inch
Sensor Type CCD
Sensor Size (mm) 4.88 mm x 3.66 mm
Order Number 103899
Please find the mechanical drawings (CAD) in the “Downloads” tabBasler scout scA640-70fm 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 M0814-MP2 F1.4 f8mm 2/3"
Lens Computar M1214-MP2 F1.4 f12mm 2/3"
Lens Computar M1614-MP2 F1.4 f16mm 2/3"
Lens Computar M2514-MP2 F1.4 f25mm 2/3"
Lens Computar M3514-MP F1.4 f35mm 2/3"
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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"

I/O Cables and/or Power Supply

Power-I/O Cable, HRS 12p/open, twisted, 3 m
Power-I/O Cable, HRS 12p/open, twisted, 5 m
Power-I/O Cable, HRS 12p/open, twisted, 10 m
Power-I/O PLC+ Cable 12p/open, 10 m
Power-I/O Cable, PLC, HRS 12p/open, twisted, 10 m
Power- I/O Cable PLC, HRS 12p/open, twisted, 20 m

Housings and Housing Accessories

Housing TransPac TPH 4000, IP67, 90-240V
Housing TransPac TPH 4000, IP67, 24 V
Pole Mount for Housing TransPac TPH 4000

Lens Accessories

Filter adapter for Basler Lens 4 mm
Filter adapter for Basler Lens 6 mm, 8 mm
Set of spare screws for Basler Lenses
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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Camera Bracket: 360 / 90

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