Thanks for visiting Imaging and Machine Vision Europe.

You're trying to access an editorial feature that is only available to logged in, registered users of Imaging and Machine Vision Europe. Registering is completely free, so why not sign up with us?

By registering, as well as being able to browse all content on the site without further interruption, you'll also have the option to receive our magazine (multiple times a year) and our email newsletters.

Sweep+ series update

Share this on social media:

JAI has added four new prism-based colour line scan cameras to its Sweep+ series. Based on a combination of the company's prism technology, a specially optimised JAI lens and CMOS sensors with large 20 x 20µm pixels, the four new colour line scan cameras deliver high-end colour reproduction, RGB colour alignment, edge sharpness and impressive signal-to-noise ratios.

The camera models SW-2000T-CL and SW-2000T-CXP2 are three-CMOS RGB cameras featuring 3 x 2,048 pixels with Camera Link and two-channel CoaXPress interfaces, respectively.

The other two models, the SW-2000Q-CL and SW-2000Q-CXP2, have four prism-mounted CMOS sensors, with the fourth imaging channel designed to capture the NIR light spectrum simultaneously with the RGB channels. The four-CMOS models are also available with either Camera Link or two-connector CoaXPress interfaces.

The high sensitivity pixels make the Sweep SW-models capable of capturing an acceptable exposure at four times the speed of a camera with only 10µm pixels. The SW-models can scan up to 80,000 lines per second making them ideal in industrial applications requiring high speed process inspection. Additionally, the cameras offer a large 400µm2 light collection area per pixel, and large pixel quantum wells (with as much as 360k electrons).

The SW-models can run in two sensor modes – a higher dynamic range mode and a responsive mode. When set to the higher dynamic range mode, the quantum well will be filled up with as many as 360k electrons, providing images with higher signal-to-noise ratios and higher dynamic range. In situations where less light is available, the camera can be set to the responsive mode. In this mode, the camera is set to a smaller quantum well (60k electrons). This enables the well to fill faster under scarce lighting conditions enabling it to maintain its speed while providing a higher response on the greyscale.

The shutter time for R, G, B and NIR channels can be set individually providing an opportunity to adjust the light collection amount for each individual colour band, to refine selected image details.

Tags: 
Company: