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scA780-54fm - Basler scout

The Basler scA780-54fm FireWire camera with the Sony ICX415 CCD sensor delivers 58 frames per second at CCIR resolution.

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General Information

Discontinuation: 08/2018
Order Number 103915


Sensor Vendor Sony
Sensor ICX415
Shutter Global Shutter
Max. Image Circle 1/2"
Sensor Type CCD
Sensor Size 6.5 mm x 4.8 mm
Resolution (H x V) 782 px x 582 px
Resolution CCIR
Pixel Size (H x V) 8.3 µm x 8.3 µm
Frame Rate 58 fps
Mono/ Color Mono


EMVA Quantum Efficiency (typical) 42.0 %
Dark Noise (typical) 17.3 e¯
Saturation Capacity (typical) 21.0 ke¯
Dynamic Range (typical) 61.9 dB
Signal- to -Noise Ratio 43.3 dB

Camera Data

Interface FireWire-b
Pixel Bit Depth 12 bits
  • hardware trigger
  • via the 1394 bus
  • free-run
Exposure Control
  • programmable via the 1394 bus
Digital Input 2
Digital Output 4
Power Requirements
  • 8-36 VDC
Power Consumption (typical) 2.5 W


Housing Type Box
Housing Size (L x W x H) 73.7 mm x 44 mm x 29 mm
Lens Mount
  • C-mount
Housing Temperature 0 - 50°C
Weight (typical) 160g


  • CE
  • RoHS
  • IP30
  • FCC
  • DCAM


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