Your browser is out of date. It may not display all features of this websites. Learn how to update your browser.

OK
Careers | Investors

Basler racer Series

Exceptional performance - low space requirement

Basler racer line scan cameras shrink both the space required and the cost involved in securing superior speed, reliability and image quality. Measuring a slim 56mm, it’s a perfect fit for most any system — including multi-camera arrangements. It also fits your budget, with its pared down price and by delivering exceptional performance under low voltage LED lighting.

Our racer 2k, 4k and 6k models (raL2048-48gm, raL4096-24gm, raL6144-16gm) now also support the GigE Vision 2.0 standard. This allows to operate cameras in synchronicity and/or real-time without the need for additional cabling. Taking this progress a step further, many applications have now eliminated the need for extra hardware (the trigger box). In this scenario the cameras are triggered from within the software, including for synchronous operation.

The Basler racer is especially well suited for the following applications:

  • Web inspections (such as films, paper, cotton, textiles)
  • Sorting & packaging (such as refuse, postal mail, foodstuffs, packaging)
  • Transport-related applications (such as underfloor, rail, overhead line and container inspections)

Read HERE why the racer is so strong in these applications.

The advantages of the Basler racer series include:

  • Resolutions: 2k, 4k, 6k, 8k, and 12k
  • Max. line rate of 80 kHz via Camera Link
  • Max. line rate of 51 kHz via GigE
  • PoCL (Power over Camera Link) functionality
  • Mini Camera Link plugs permit the use of low priced cables
  • Outstanding price/performance ratio
  • Fully quality tested and calibrated for consistently high performance and reliability

The key components of GigE Vision 2.0 are:

  • A shared, high-precision source of time for all network components through PTP (Precision Time Protocol = IEEE 1588)
  • Synchronous free run for the cameras
  • Trigger-over-Ethernet with Action Command or Scheduled Action Command
Reset filters
Reset filters
Camera model Resolution (HxV) Resolution Line Rate Mono/Color Interface Availability i
raL2048-48gm 2048 px x 1 px 2k 51 kHz Mono GigE
raL2048-80km 2048 px x 1 px 2k 80 kHz Mono Camera Link
raL4096-24gm 4096 px x 1 px 4k 26 kHz Mono GigE
raL4096-80km 4096 px x 1 px 4k 80 kHz Mono Camera Link
raL6144-16gm 6144 px x 1 px 6k 17 kHz Mono GigE
raL6144-80km 6144 px x 1 px 6k 80 kHz Mono Camera Link
raL8192-12gm 8192 px x 1 px 8k 12 kHz Mono GigE
raL8192-80km 8192 px x 1 px 8k 80 kHz Mono Camera Link
raL12288-8gm 12288 px x 1 px 12k 8 kHz Mono GigE
raL12288-66km 12288 px x 1 px 12k 66 kHz Mono Camera Link

Sorry, there are no results for the selected filters.

Lenses

Lenses

For the racer camera series we offer lenses from reliable manufacturers that we have individually certified. All lenses have been tested for compatibility with our racer cameras to ensure your solution will function optimally. You'll also find matching lens accessories here.

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
 - 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
 - Kowa Lens LM12HC F1.4 f12.5mm 1
 - Kowa Lens LM12HC F1.4 f12.5mm 1
Kowa Lens LM12HC F1.4 f12.5mm 1"
Lens Mount C-mount
Max. Image Circle 1"
Focal Length 12.5 mm
Iris Range F1.4 - F16.0
Iris Type manual
 - Kowa Lens LM25HC F1.4 f25mm 1
 - Kowa Lens LM25HC F1.4 f25mm 1
Kowa Lens LM25HC F1.4 f25mm 1"
Lens Mount C-mount
Max. Image Circle 1"
Focal Length 25.0 mm
Iris Range F1.4 - F16.0
Iris Type manual
All Lenses - Basler racer
Cables

Cables

You'll find our broad portfolio of data cables for cameras in the racer camera series here. To ensure that the data cables work optimally with your racer camera, we've tested them extensively for compatibility with racer 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 GigE Cat 6, S/STP, 1x screw lock horizontal, DrC, 5 m
 - Cable GigE Cat 6, S/STP, 1x screw lock horizontal, DrC, 5 m
Cable GigE Cat 6, S/STP, 1x screw lock horizontal, DrC, 5 m
Accessory Type Data Cables
Interface GigE
Cable Length 5.0 m
Connector Camera Side RJ-45, horizontal locking screws
Connector Host Side RJ-45, click-lock
 - Cable GigE Cat 6, S/STP, 1x screw lock horizontal, DrC, 10 m
 - Cable GigE Cat 6, S/STP, 1x screw lock horizontal, DrC, 10 m
Cable GigE Cat 6, S/STP, 1x screw lock horizontal, DrC, 10 m
Accessory Type Data Cables
Interface GigE
Cable Length 10.0 m
Connector Camera Side RJ-45, horizontal locking screws
Connector Host Side RJ-45, click-lock
 - Connector HRS 6 pin, female
 - Connector HRS 6 pin, female
Connector HRS 6 pin, female
Accessory Type IOs / Power Cables
Interface I/O
Connector Camera Side Hirose 6-pin (HR10A-7P-6S)
 - Cable PoCL Camera Link SDR/MDR Full, 3 m
 - Cable PoCL Camera Link SDR/MDR Full, 3 m
Cable PoCL Camera Link SDR/MDR Full, 3 m
Accessory Type Data Cables
Interface Camera Link
Cable Length 3.0 m
Connector Camera Side SDR
Connector Host Side MDR
All Cables - Basler racer
Additional Accessories

Additional Accessories

You'll find additional accessories for your racer camera here: Among the products we offer are pre-tested host adapter cards (PCIe), power supplies, hubs and switches, all optimally matched with the racer camera series.

Matching accessories often sold together with this product:

value

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.

All Manuals - Basler racer
value

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.

All White Papers - Basler racer
value

Success 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.

All Success Stories - Basler racer
value

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.

All Application Notes - Basler racer
value

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.

All Product Insights - Basler racer
value

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 racer cameras.

All EMVA Data - Basler racer
value
value

Brochures

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

All Brochures - Basler racer
value

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.

All Release Notes - Basler racer
value

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.

All ReadMe - Basler racer
value

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.

All Certificates - Basler racer
New and Unique: Basler Launches Intelligent Lighting Solutions
16.04.2019

New and Unique: Basler Launches Intelligent Lighting Solutions

Basler introduces intelligent, easy-to-install and cost-effective lighting solutions. Depending on the requirements of the vision system, customers can choose between a flexible and an easy approach.

more

Basler with Successful Performance at HANNOVER MESSE
09.04.2019

Basler with Successful Performance at HANNOVER MESSE

Last week’s HANNOVER MESSE was all about industrial automation and the digital factory. We had a booth at the world's largest industrial show - with great success! Our range of services for Industry 4.0 hit the nerve of the trade show. Our comprehensive vision portfolio and our demonstrations in the fields of artificial intelligence and deep learning attracted many visitors.

more

ISO 13485: Clear Advantages for Manufacturers of Medical Products
08.04.2019

ISO 13485: Clear Advantages for Manufacturers of Medical Products

What advantages does a supplier certified according to the medical device standard ISO 13485:2016 offer to a manufacturer of camera-based medical products? Our White Paper describes the requirements of this standard, presents various ways in which the manufacturer and supplier could cooperate in quality management and explains the advantages and disadvantages of these scenarios.

more

Basler’s Customized Cameras Improve Medical Microscopy Imaging Solutions for BEION
04.04.2019

Basler’s Customized Cameras Improve Medical Microscopy Imaging Solutions for BEION

Basler’s customer Shanghai BEION develops vision-based medical microscopy imaging solutions, and for such applications, the demand for image quality and color fidelity is high. With Basler’s customized cameras, the image quality and performance of BEION’s products have been significantly improved.

more

Embedded Vision Kit from Basler Wins Award at embedded world
03.04.2019

Embedded Vision Kit from Basler Wins Award at embedded world

The dart BCON for MIPI Development Kit with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 820 convinced the jury with its innovative product concept: The kit directly uses the image signal processor of the Snapdragon SoC and thus reduces the overall processor load of the system.

more

Sales Launch of Silicon Software Frame Grabbers in the USA
02.04.2019

Sales Launch of Silicon Software Frame Grabbers in the USA

Starting April 2019 frame grabbers from Silicon Software can be ordered in the USA via Basler Inc.

more

How Do You Extend an Embedded Vision System with a Camera Module?
14.03.2019

How Do You Extend an Embedded Vision System with a Camera Module?

There are many reasons to give your embedded system “eyes” and transform it into an embedded vision system. Which features are required for the camera module and how can the camera be integrated into the embedded system? Read our White Paper and find out.

more

In Series Production: Basler MED ace Camera Compliant with DIN EN ISO 13485:2016
11.03.2019

In Series Production: Basler MED ace Camera Compliant with DIN EN ISO 13485:2016

Ready – Steady – Go: The first models of the Basler MED ace camera series, produced in accordance with DIN EN ISO 13485:2016, have now entered series production (2 MP and 5 MP resolution). The integrated, specially developed Basler MED Feature Sets combine market-leading hardware, firmware and software functions and reduce the development effort by our customers.

more