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The Imaging Source

6.3MP 1/1.8" IMX187 USB3.0 Colour Autofocus Camera




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Key Features

  • AFU Series Colour Autofocus Camera
  • USB 3.0 Interface
  • 1/1.8 inch Sony STARVIS CMOS IMX178LQJ Sensor
  • 3,072×2,048 (6.3 MP), up to 22 fps
  • Pixel Size: H: 2.4 µm, V: 2.4 µm
  • Rolling Shutter
  • Only 36×36×30 mm

Do you need an M12 lens to pair with your camera? See our catalogue of M12 lenses.

What are the benefits of using a USB interface camera?

USB cameras offer integration with minimal effort and, in some cases, can offer UVC-compliance, which enables plug-and-play. The bandwidth of USB can achieve 5Gbps (depending on whether you are using USB 2.0 or USB 3.0) and can reach a range of up to 7 metres with passive cables. However, you can use an active optic cable to facilitate a longer cable distance of up to 100m, which may require an external power source (Active optic cables, in most cases, are at a higher price point and may not provide power to the end device).

What are the AFU USB3.0 series cameras?

The Imaging Source's AFU USB 3.0 series is a range of autofocus cameras, ideal for machine vision projects where maintaining consistent working distances is a challenge. These cameras utilise software-driven one-push autofocus, enabling the capture of sharp and precise images, even in situations where working distances vary. Their compact dimensions make them suitable for easy integration into both new and existing applications.