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  • The Speed You Need.

    The Size You Want.

    A Price You’ll Love.

    Meet our 5GigE portfolio.

5GigE Components for Your Vision System Solution

The small format of the Basler ace 2 camera, five times the GigE speed, and perfectly matched hardware and software components:
Here you'll find everything you need for your 5GigE solution!

Benefits of Basler‘s 5GigE vision products

  • 5x faster data transfer in the familiar small ace 2 sugar cube format
  • Perfectly coordinated vision system components, including hardware and software
  • Reliable and market-proven pylon Camera Software Suite, tailor-made for 5GigE vision systems
  • Simple multi-camera setup thanks to PTP
  • 1:1 replacement for existing GigE vision systems. Setup remains unchanged, with no additional hardware required
  • Easy upgrade from USB 3.0 systems
  • Attractively priced combination of small-format camera and five times the data rate keeps overall system costs low
  • Higher speed enables higher throughput for increased efficiency and profitability of your application
  • Single sourcing saves time and money in selecting, purchasing and integrating all vision components
  • Reliable, meticulously tested vision products with optimized price/performance ratio

Our 5GigE portfolio

Harmoniously designed Vision components ensure smooth and efficient operation of your application, reduce the time and effort of install, and reduce system costs.

Components of our 5GigE solutions



5GigE performance in an unbeatably small format: 12 new ace 2 Basic camera models with Sony's Pregius S sensors and resolutions from 5 to 24 megapixels. Choose your matching high-speed sugar cube as a 1:1 replacement for your existing GigE system or as the ideal choice for your new vision setup.

Meet our ace 2 5GigE cameras


Basler’s Premium C23 and C11 Lenses offer the perfect optical compliment to your 5GigE system by providing the ideal match to the ace 2 Basic camera models and their respective sensor resolutions.

See matching lenses
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PC Cards

Matching interface cards connect your camera to the host PC and ensure interference-free data transmission of up to 10 Gbit/s.

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High-quality, robust GigE and I/O cables provide the stable data transmission necessary for optimal system setup. Cable lengths of up to 100 meters enable the greatest possible placement flexibility in the factory environment and wherever large distances need to be bridged.

Discover our cables


pylon delivers seamless plug-and-play integration and easy implementation for all 5GigE components with the new GigE Vision Improvement (GEVI) version as the overarching SDK. The pylon Camera Software Suite ensures the best performance of all Basler products with a range of intelligent image processing functions known as pylon vTools. Available for Windows, Linux and Linux ARM.

pylon SDK for 5GigE


Additional perfectly matched components are available to meet your individual setup needs, including network and peripheral devices, tripod connectors, mount adapters, or trigger boards.

Choose your accessories

5GigE solutions for your application

Factory automation, object detection and identification, and motion analysis in particular benefit from five times the data rate offered by 5GigE solutions. The legendarily small 29 mm x 29 mm sugar cube format of the ace 2 Basic camera line makes it the perfect solution across many industries, including food, agriculture, and sports analysis.

From GigE to 5GigE: Faster transmission for your data

GigE systems are well-established and widely used in a variety of industrial production applications. Modern sensors with high resolutions and frame rates generate an immense amount of data. This data must be transmitted quickly and accurately to ensure image analysis and other demanding vision tasks are completed as planned.

5GigE now delivers 5x data transmission speed. Take advantage of this acceleration and increase the profitability of your vision system!

Ideal 1:1 replacement for upgrading an existing GigE vision system:

  • Easy integration of the 5GigE ace 2 Basic camera thanks to unchanged small form factor
  • Powerful 4th generation Sony Pregius S sensors with global shutter and BSI technology
  • No additional vision hardware required
  • Harmonious interaction of all Basler 5GigE Vision components
  • Cable lengths up to 100 m
  • Easy multi-camera setup
  • Precise, synchronous common time base in multi-camera setup thanks to PTP

5GigE - The speed you need

Keep pace with your industry – take advantage of higher speed data transmission with an upgrade to 5GigE. Not sure where to start? Our interface page compares the most common image processing interfaces and provides possible upgrade paths and retrofit recommendations.

View the interface comparison

Have questions? We have answers.

Take advantage of our more than 30 years of experience! We provide expert advice and are happy to support you - whether you are replacing an existing system, retrofitting, or designing a whole new vision system.

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