scout Series

Basler scout scA640-74fm Area Scan Camera

The Basler scA640-74fm FireWire camera with the Sony ICX414 CCD sensor delivers 74 frames per second at VGA resolution.

(H x V pixels)
659 px x 494 px
Pixel Size horizontal/vertical 9.9 µm x 9.9 µm
Frame Rate 74 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) 38,0 % (at 545 nm)
Dark Noise (typical) 17 e¯
Saturation Capacity (typical) 27 ke¯
Dynamic Range (typical) 64,1 dB
Signal to Noise Ratio 44,4 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 ICX414
Shutter global shutter
Max. Image Circle 1/2 inch
Sensor Type CCD
Sensor Size (mm) 6.52 mm x 4.89 mm
Order Number 103905
Please find the mechanical drawings (CAD) in the “Downloads” tabBasler scout scA640-74fm Area Scan Camera - Dimensions



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