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Basler MED ace series

Our portfolio for the Medical & Life Sciences market includes the new Basler MED ace product line. The cameras offer speeds of up to 164 frames per second and have the latest CMOS sensors from Sony Pregius as well as the PYTHON sensors from ON Semiconductor. With state-of-the-art CMOS technology and feature sets tailored to the Medical & Life Sciences market, our Basler MED cameras offer a very attractive price/performance ratio. This makes the cameras suitable for a variety of applications, such as in lab automation, ophthalmology or microscopy.

We modified our quality management system according to the requirements of Medical & Life Sciences markets, and we produce and sell the Basler MED ace according to ISO 13485:2016. This lets manufacturers of medical devices benefit even more from the standard and our commitment to high quality for our cameras.

Overview of the Basler MED ace

  • Latest CMOS sensors from Sony’s Pregius series and the PYTHON series from ON Semiconductor: IMX 174, IMX 249, IMX 250, IMX 264, PYTHON 5000, IMX 255, IMX 267, IMX 253, IMX 304, IMX 183
  • Including our high-performance Basler MED Feature Sets designed specifically for Medical & Life Sciences
  • Up to 164 frames per second and 20 megapixels
  • Pixel sizes of up to 5.86 µm
  • Low temporal dark noise up to 2e-
  • Sensor sizes up to 1.1 inch
  • GigE and USB 3.0 interface

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Basler MED Feature Sets for Medical & Life Sciences

The Basler MED ace includes the Basler MED Feature Sets. They combine the most impressive qualities of our cameras and stand out with their hardware, firmware and software features. In the categories Easy Compliance, Brilliant Image, Perfect Color, Low Light Imaging, High Speed and Industrial Excellence, you will find functions that were developed specifically for the Medical & Life Sciences market.

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Camera model Resolution (HxV) Resolution Sensor Frame Rate Lens Mount Mono/Color Interface Availability i
Basler MED ace 2.3 MP 41 color 1920 px x 1200 px 2.3 MP IMX249 41 fps Color USB 3.0 Series Production: now
Basler MED ace 2.3 MP 41 mono 1920 px x 1200 px 2.3 MP IMX249 41 fps Mono USB 3.0 Series Production: now
Basler MED ace 2.3 MP 164 color 1920 px x 1200 px 2.3 MP IMX174 164 fps Color USB 3.0 Series Production: now
Basler MED ace 2.3 MP 164 mono 1920 px x 1200 px 2.3 MP IMX174 164 fps Mono USB 3.0 Series Production: now
Basler MED ace 5.1 MP 35 color 2448 px x 2048 px 5 MP IMX264 35 fps Color USB 3.0 Series Production: now
Basler MED ace 5.1 MP 35 mono 2448 px x 2048 px 5 MP IMX264 35 fps Mono USB 3.0 Series Production: now
Basler MED ace 5.1 MP 75 color 2448 px x 2048 px 5 MP IMX250 75 fps Color USB 3.0 Series Production: now
Basler MED ace 5.1 MP 75 mono 2448 px x 2048 px 5 MP IMX250 75 fps Mono USB 3.0 Series Production: now
Basler MED ace 5.3 MP 20 mono 2590 px x 2048 px 5 MP PYTHON 5000 21 fps Mono GigE Series Production: now
Basler MED ace 5.3 MP 20 color 2590 px x 2048 px 5 MP PYTHON 5000 21 fps Color GigE Series Production: now
Basler MED ace 8.9 MP 32 color 4096 px x 2160 px 9 MP IMX267 32 fps Color USB 3.0 Series Production: now
Basler MED ace 8.9 MP 32 mono 4096 px x 2160 px 9 MP IMX267 32 fps Mono USB 3.0 Series Production: now
Basler MED ace 8.9 MP 42 color 4096 px x 2160 px 9 MP IMX255 42 fps Color USB 3.0 Series Production: now
Basler MED ace 8.9 MP 42 mono 4096 px x 2160 px 9 MP IMX255 42 fps Mono USB 3.0 Series Production: now
Basler MED ace 12.3 MP 23 color 4096 px x 3000 px 12 MP IMX304 23 fps Color USB 3.0 Series Production: now
Basler MED ace 12.3 MP 23 mono 4096 px x 3000 px 12 MP IMX304 23 fps Mono USB 3.0 Series Production: now
Basler MED ace 12.3 MP 30 color 4096 px x 3000 px 12 MP IMX253 30 fps Color USB 3.0 Series Production: now
Basler MED ace 12.3 MP 30 mono 4096 px x 3000 px 12 MP IMX253 30 fps Mono USB 3.0 Series Production: now
Basler MED ace 20.0 MP 17 mono 5472 px x 3648 px 20 MP IMX183 17 fps Mono USB 3.0 Series Production: tbd
Basler MED ace 20.0 MP 17 color 5472 px x 3648 px 20 MP IMX183 17 fps Color USB 3.0 Series Production: tbd

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Basler MED Feature Sets for Medical & Life Sciences

Basler MED Feature Sets for Medical & Life Sciences

The Basler MED feature sets combine our cameras’ most impressive attributes, and stand out with their hardware, firmware and software features. Find features specifically designed for Medical & Life Sciences within the categories of Easy Compliance, Brilliant Image, Perfect Color, Low Light Imaging, High Speed and Industrial Excellence.

The feature sets are available with the Basler MED ace cameras. If a camera is listed in a given feature set, it incorporates one or more features of that set.

Please visit the Basler Features Check List to find the camera’s specific feature combination.

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Easy Compliance – MED Feature Set

Easy Compliance

Basler produces and distributes the Basler MED ace cameras for Medical & Life Sciences under ISO 13485:2016. In addition, we maintain all relevant standard conformities, such as CE, UL, EMC Class B, CISPR Class B or FCC Class B to support.

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Brilliant Image – MED Feature Set

Brilliant Image

Get a supreme image out-of-the-box with the Brilliant Image feature set. Experience Basler MED cameras with the market-leading PGI algorithm for color and monochrome cameras, advanced auto white balancing, as well as smart auto contrast and auto exposure algorithms.

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Perfect Color – MED Feature Set

Perfect Color

This Perfect Color feature set incorporates several Basler unique tools to change the color appearance of your image: Adjust settings for hue, saturation and brightness for full control of color space. Basler`s Color Adjustment (6-axis Hue/Saturation) enables for single-color changes and the Color Calibrator lets you find the perfect color parameters for highest color fidelity.

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Low Light Imaging – MED Feature Set

Low Light Imaging

State-of-the-art Sony Pregius CMOS sensor technology together with Basler’s unique long exposure mode and built-in histogram functions allow for excellent low-light images. The well-developed CMOS technology combined with the Low Light Imaging feature set is highly beneficial for applications with fluorescence imaging.

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High Speed

High Speed

Basler offers fast and yet highly reliable cameras for high-speed applications, such as in laboratory automation. Experience Basler MED ace cameras with frame rates between 60 and 164 frames per second due to global shutter and CMOS sensor technology as well as industry-proven USB3 Vision interface technology.

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Industrial Excellence – MED Feature Set

Industrial Excellence

Basler cameras are 100% quality tested and are the market’s most robust and reliable products. Together with the pylon Camera SDK, our extended camera control features and a customer-focused support based on 30 years of vision experience, camera integration has never been more efficient.

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Lenses

Lenses

In this category you will find suitable lenses for your MED ace camera. Basler Lenses have been specifically developed for our cameras so you will benefit from a perfect harmonization of camera and lens. We also offer lenses from certified and reliable manufacturers. These lenses have been tested extensively for compatibility with our MED ace cameras.

Matching accessories often sold together with this product:

 - Kowa Lens LM6HC F1.8 f6mm 1
 - Kowa Lens LM6HC F1.8 f6mm 1
Kowa Lens LM6HC F1.8 f6mm 1"
Lens Mount C-mount
Max. Image Circle 1"
Focal Length 6.0 mm
Iris Range F1.8 - F16.0
Iris Type manual
 - Ricoh Lens FL-CC2514-2M F1.4 f25mm 2/3
 - Ricoh Lens FL-CC2514-2M F1.4 f25mm 2/3
Ricoh Lens FL-CC2514-2M F1.4 f25mm 2/3"
Lens Mount C-mount
Max. Image Circle 2/3"
Focal Length 25.0 mm
Iris Range F1.4 - F16.0
Iris Type manual
 - Computar Lens M0814-MP2 F1.4 f8mm 2/3
 - Computar Lens M0814-MP2 F1.4 f8mm 2/3
Computar Lens M0814-MP2 F1.4 f8mm 2/3"
Lens Mount C-mount
Max. Image Circle 2/3"
Focal Length 8.0 mm
Iris Range F1.4 - F16.0
Iris Type manual
 - Kowa Lens LM8HC F1.4 f8mm 1
 - Kowa Lens LM8HC F1.4 f8mm 1
Kowa Lens LM8HC F1.4 f8mm 1"
Lens Mount C-mount
Max. Image Circle 1"
Focal Length 8.0 mm
Iris Range F1.4 - F16.0
Iris Type manual
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Cables

Cables

We offer a broad portfolio of data cables and Power I/O cables for the MED ace camera series. The Power I/O cables are part of the Basler Original Equipment family and have been designed for perfect harmonization with Basler cameras. All data cables have also been tested extensively for compatibility with the MED ace cameras. We carefully preselect and review our suppliers to ensure long-term availability of these high-quality cables.

Matching accessories often sold together with this product:

 - Cable USB 3.0, Micro B screw lock/A, 1 m
 - Cable USB 3.0, Micro B screw lock/A, 1 m
Cable USB 3.0, Micro B screw lock/A, 1 m
Accessory Type Data Cables
Interface USB 3.0
Cable Length 1.0 m
Connector Camera Side USB 3.0 Micro B, locking screws
Connector Host Side USB 3.0 Type A
 - Cable USB 3.0, Micro B screw lock/A, 3 m
 - Cable USB 3.0, Micro B screw lock/A, 3 m
Cable USB 3.0, Micro B screw lock/A, 3 m
Accessory Type Data Cables
Interface USB 3.0
Cable Length 3.0 m
Connector Camera Side USB 3.0 Micro B, locking screws
Connector Host Side USB 3.0 Type A
 - Power-I/O Cable HRS 6p/open, twisted, 10 m
 - Power-I/O Cable HRS 6p/open, twisted, 10 m
Power-I/O Cable HRS 6p/open, twisted, 10 m
Accessory Type I/Os / Power Cables
Interface I/O
Cable Length 10.0 m
Connector Camera Side Hirose 6-pin (HR10A-7P-6S)
Connector Host Side none (open end)
 - Power-I/O Cable HRS 6p/open, twisted, 5 m
 - Power-I/O Cable HRS 6p/open, twisted, 5 m
Power-I/O Cable HRS 6p/open, twisted, 5 m
Accessory Type I/Os / Power Cables
Interface I/O
Cable Length 5.0 m
Connector Camera Side Hirose 6-pin (HR10A-7P-6S)
Connector Host Side none (open end)
All Cables - Basler MED ace
Additional Accessories

Additional Accessories

You will find additional accessories for your MED acecamera here: Among the products we offer are peripheral devices such as pre-tested interface or host-adapter cards, power supplies, hubs and switches, whole starter kits or lens accessories. The products you find in here are optimally matched with the MED ace camera series. The selection shown depends on the preselected camera model or camera family, respectively, and their corresponding technologies and interfaces.

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Manuals

The category “Manuals” contains User’s Manuals and Installation Guides for your camera. These documents provide detailed information about proper installation and use of your Basler camera.

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White Papers

Basler White Papers provide a comprehensive overview of the fundamental theory of industrial image processing. The authors are all experts in their respective fields and go into detail on relevant thematic points of interest to novices and experienced users alike.

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Customer Stories

Basler Success Stories describe a broad diversity of applications and potential uses for Basler camera models on a variety of markets. They explain the requirements Basler’s customers had to face while designing their image processing system and how Basler cameras successfully contributed to resolving the problem.

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Application Notes

Application Notes provide information beyond the scope of the user’s manuals related to working with Basler cameras, components and software. They typically contain detailed instructions on optimizing your camera or configuring the software.

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Product Insights

Basler Product Insights highlight noteworthy information about the technical properties and features of various camera models. The Product Insights focus strongly on product-related topics, offering insights from the point of view of a Basler product manager.

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EMVA Data

The EMVA 1288 Standard from the European Machine Vision Association defines a uniform method for measuring specification parameters for cameras and image sensors in industrial image processing. It also describes how this process makes the values more easily comparable.

This measurement report describes the specifications for Basler ace cameras.

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Brochures

Basler product brochures provide an overview of the many benefits offered by Basler ace cameras. They describe technical characteristics and camera features and offer detailed information about the technical specifications.

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Release Notes

Release Notes are part of the documentation for the Basler pylon Camera Software Suite and contain not just release data and software version information, but also notes on improvements, known bugs and changes.

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ReadMe

ReadMe files are short sets of instruction related to software installation. They are included in plain text form as part of the documentation of the Basler pylon Camera Software Suite. They typically contain information about system requirements, performance optimizations, sample programs, environmental variables and version information.

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Certificates

Certificates such as the Declaration of EC Conformity, the ISO 9001 Certificate and the KCC Certificate document that Basler products conform to the respective standards and guidelines.

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