USB 3.0 as an Alternative to Camera Link – Tips for Switching
The USB3 Vision Standard and associated USB 3.0 interface have been on the market for some time now. Since the introduction of this interface technology, a growing number of users have been considering whether and how to switch from their old Camera Link cameras to new USB 3.0 models.
Our new White Paper "USB 3.0 as an Alternative to Camera Link – Key Factors When Switching Camera Interfaces" explains reasons for switching from Camera Link to USB 3.0 and gives pointers on the factors that matter most.
In many situations, USB 3.0 is a suitable replacement for Camera Link, with potential fields of applications ranging from food sorting and semiconductor or printed material inspections to the pharmaceutical industry. This White Paper shows the benefits offered by USB 3.0 for the individual applications.
General explanations of the USB3 Vision Standard and the USB 3.0 interface can be found in our Vision Campus article "USB 3.0 – The camera Interface of the Future (?)" and in our White Paper "USB 3.0 Interface and USB3 Vision Standard – Data, Facts, Setup and Migrating to USB 3.0." Our White Paper "Setting Up a Stable USB 3.0 Camera System" details how to set up this kind of system.
Interested in more information about USB 3.0? Then contact your local Basler Sales Team.