See3CAM_CU55M - 5MP Monochrome USB Camera

See3CAM_CU55M is the latest 5MP Monochrome camera in e-con Systems' family of USB 3.1 Gen1 UVC cameras. Based on the AR0521, it delivers stunning low-noise image quality. Backed by 2.2μm x 2.2μm pixel BSI technology, it produces monochrome images of exceptional quality that offer the best tonal contrast standards in the marketplace.

See3CAM_CU55M includes a high level of SNR, which guarantees low noise in all conditions and Near Infrared (NIR) responsivity, which ensures amazing image quality in a variety of lighting conditions. See3CAM_CU55M is a breakthrough invention for industries such as Iris and Biometric Authentication, Digital Microscopy, Biomedical Diagnostic Equipment, Barcode Recognition, and other businesses that require acute magnification.

Key Features

  • Houses e-CAM56_CUMI0521_MOD - 5.0 MP AR0521 Monochrome Camera Module
  • Fixed Focus with M12 lens holder
  • Electronic Rolling Shutter
  • Output format: Y8 (8 bits/pixel) and Y12 (12 bits/pixel)
  • Plug-and-Play setup (UVC compliant) for Windows 8.1/10 (both 32-bit and 64-bit) and Linux (ubuntu 14.04, 16.04 & 18.04)
  • Frame Rate :
  • Resolutions USB3.1 Gen1 USB 2.0
    Y12 Y8 Y12 Y8
    VGA (640 x 480) 112 fps 112 fps 30 fps 60 fps
    HD (1280 x 720) 60 fps 60 fps 12 fps 24 fps
    FHD (1920 x 1080) 30 fps 60 fps 5 fps 10 fps
    5MP (2592 x 1944) 14 fps 30 fps 2 fps 4 fps
  • Supported OS - Windows 8.1/10 (both 32-bit and 64-bit) and Linux (ubuntu 14.04, 16.04 & 18.04)
  • USB3.1 Gen1 device with Type C reversible interface connector
  • Operating Voltage : 5V +/- 5%, Current - 235mA
  • Operating Temperature Range * : -30°C to 70°C (ambient temperature)
  • Power requirements:
    • Max : 1.175W
    • Min : 0.740W
  • 10 pin GPIO Header
  • Support for External Hardware Trigger Input
  • Size in mm (L x W x H) - 30 x 30 x 30.2 mm (without lens)
  • Board Weight - 13.5 Grams (with out lens)
                               21.5 Grams (with lens)
  • RoHS compliant
  • Lightweight, versatile, and portable two-board solution
  • Unique ID for each camera
  • Launched on:launch date
  • * - The default lens (optional) supplied with this camera has operating temperature range of -20C to +60C. Customers can choose wider operating temperature lens as per their requirements.

Camera Module Features:

Sensor:AR0521 from ON Semiconductors

Sensor Resolution and Optical Format:5MP CMOS Image Sensor. 1/2.5" Optical format

Sensor type:5MP CMOS Electronic Rolling Shutter Sensor with Monochrome output

Output Format:Y8 and Y12

Sensor Features:

Pixel size:2.2μm x 2.2μm

Sensor Active Area:2592H x 1944V

Responsivity:36 ke-/luxsec

SNR:40 dB

Dynamic Range:74.3 dB

Shutter type:Electronic Rolling Shutter

Focus Type:Fixed focus

DFOV: 5MP – 78.5°(with the lens provided by e-con)

  • Supported OS - Windows 8.1/10 (both 32-bit and 64-bit) and Linux (ubuntu 14.04, 16.04 & 18.04)
  • Sample Application:
    • e-CAMView - Windows Camera application for Video Preview and Still Capture
    • QtCAM - Linux Camera application for Video Preview and Still Capture
  • Still Image Resolutions:
    • 5MP (both Y12 and Y8)
  • Still Capture:
    • Software application control
    • Software trigger
  • UVC Controls:
    • Brightness
    • Exposure
    • Roll
  • Additional Capabilities:
    • Stream Mode
      • Master Mode
      • Trigger Mode
    • Flash
      • Strobe
      • Torch

Download See3CAM_CU55M - Technical Documents:

   Datasheet

 pdf  See3CAM_CU55M Datasheet

 pdf  See3CAM_CU55M Lens Datasheet

   User Manual

 pdf  See3CAM_CU55M Getting Started Manual

 pdf See3CAM_DFU Firmware Updater Application
            User Manual

   Windows

 pdf  Windows Extension Unit API Document

 pdf  e-CAMView Application User Manual

 pdf  e-CAMView Application Installation Manual

   Linux

 pdf QtCAM Application User Manual

 pdf QtCAM Application Installation Manual

Download 5MP Monochrome USB Camera Documents

Ordering Info:

Customers who own platforms that support USB3.1 Gen1 and are interested in evaluating the 5MP USB camera module can directly buy the See3CAM_CU55M from e-con Systems. Customer can order See3CAM_CU55M with/without lens.

Part No Description Sample Price
(1 Unit)
Volume Price
(1000s Pack)
Purchase
See3CAM_CU55_MHL_TC 5.0 MP Fixed Focus USB3.1 Gen1 Monochrome Camera With
Lens Type-C connector
US$149 - buy e-con camera
See3CAM_CU55_MH_TC 5.0 MP Fixed Focus USB3.1 Gen1 Monochrome Camera Without
Lens Type-C connector
US$139
(2s Pack)
US$89 buy e-con camera

See3CAM_CU55_MHL_TC-5.0 MP Fixed Focus USB3.1 Gen1 Monochrome Camera With Lens Type-C connector

Sample Price (1 Unit)-US$149

Volume Price (1000 Units)--

buy e-con camera

See3CAM_CU55_MH_TC-5.0 MP Fixed Focus USB3.1 Gen1 Monochrome Camera Without Lens Type-C connector

Sample Price-US$139
(2s Pack)

Volume Price (1000 Units)-US$89

buy e-con camera

 

 

In addition to See3CAM_CU55M , the evaluation kit comes with e-CAMView (Windows) / QtCAM (Linux) - Sample application for Video Preview and Still Capture along with the UVC Extension features (for Windows 8.1/10 (both 32-bit and 64-bit) and Linux (ubuntu 14.04, 16.04 & 18.04) ). For more details, please refer the evaluation kit contents below.

For all enquiries please write to sales@e-consystems.com

Kit Contents:

5MP Monochrome USB3.1 Gen1 Camera

  • Hardware:
    • See3CAM_CU55M - 5.0 MP Monochrome USB Camera with M12 Lens (S-Mount) Holder
    • USB3.1 Gen1 Type-C Cable
    • Lens (Optional)
  • Software: (Customers will have to download the software from e-con Developer Resource)
    • Supported OS: Windows 8.1/10 (both 32-bit and 64-bit) and Linux (ubuntu 14.04, 16.04 & 18.04)
    • e-CAMView (Windows) / QtCAM (Linux) - Video Preview and Still Capture Application
  • Documents:

See3CAM_CU55M - Customization

  • Do you need a Support for external mechanical shutter?
  • Do you need a Custom lens mount (C-mount/CS-Mount)?
  • Do you want a smaller form factor or single board solution?
  • Do you need LED flash?
  • Complete customization of firmware and hardware as per customer requirements. Please contact us for any customization and additional features.

5MP Monochrome USB Camera Customization

US$149
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Sample Images

Targeted Applications

»  Digital Microscopy

»  IRIS Recognition

»  Bar Code Scanner

»  Quality Inspection