Imperx - Industrial Cameras

C-3220-cmos-cameraThe Imperx Cheetah C3220 CMOS camera is a ruggedized, progressive scan digital camera providing 3216 x 2208 resolution in a 1.1” optical format, fast frame rates, and exceptional dynamic range in a small form factor ideal for industrial, scientific, medical, aerospace, transportation and other applications.

The C3220 camera delivers frame rates up to 74 fps with the Camera Link® Full Power over Camera Link (PoCL®) output interface and is available color or monochrome.

The camera features the advanced Sony Pregius IMX420 image sensor with global shutter technology. The camera has excellent sensitivity and supports strobe outputs, trigger inputs, automatic exposure, automatic gain control with multiple LUTs, and other high-value functions. Imperx engineering expertise and precision design give you complete, reliable control over all of your imaging objectives. An easy-to-use software configuration tool simplifies programming of camera settings and parameters.


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  • FeatureSpecification
    Resolution3216 x 2208 (7.1 MP)
    SensorSony Pregius IMX428 CMOS Color/Mono
    Sensor Format1.1" optical format
    Pixel Size4.5 microns square
    InterfacesGigE Vision® with Power over Ethernet (PoE)
    Frame Rate16 fps (8-bit), 8 fps (10-bit/12-bit unpacked), 10 fps (10-bit/12-bit packed)
    Output Bit Depth8-bit, 10-bit, 12-bit
    Sensor Digitization12-bit
    ShutterGlobal shutter (GS)
    Shutter Speed1 μs/step, 5 μs to 16 s
    Dynamic Range77 dB
    Analog/Digital Gain ControlManual, Auto; 0 dB - 48 dB, 480 steps
    Digital Gain1x (0 dB) to 4x (12 dB) with a precision of 0.001x
    Digital Offset-512 to +511, 1 step increments
    Exposure ControlOff, manual, external, auto
    Regions of Interest (ROI)2 ROI
    Trigger InputsExternal, pulse generator, software
    Trigger OptionsEdge, pulse width, trigger filter, trigger delay, debounce
    Trigger ModesFree run, standard, fast
    External Inputs/Outputs2 IN (OPTO, LVTTL) / 2 OUT (OPTO, TTL)
    Lens MountC-Mount (default)
    Dimensions37.0 mm (W) x 37.0 mm (H) x 61.5 mm (L)
    Weight~100 g
    Power12 V DC (6 V - 30 V), 1.5 A inrush
    Environmental-30 °C to +75 °C Operating; -40 °C to +85 °C Storage
    Vibration, Shock20G/100G
    RegulatoryFFC Part 15 Class A, CE, RoHs
    • Ruggedized
    • Compact design
    • Global shutter
    • High frame rates
    • Wide dynamic range
    • Excellent sensitivity
    • Internal, external exposure controls
    • Automatic gain and exposure control (AEC/AGC)
    • Two Regions of Interest (ROI)
    • Camera Link® Full interface
    • Two strobe outputs
    • Trigger inputs
    • Automatic and manual white balance
    • Binning and sub-sampling
    • Dynamic transfer function and gamma corrections
    • Field upgradeable firmware
  • User Manual and Application Notes are available on the product download page.
  • To create your own customer Cheetah ordering code, simply choose one element from each column. Sample Ordering Code: POE-C3210M-RC000 – Monochrome, Ruggedized, C-Mount Lens, No filter option
    InterfaceCamera NumberSensor TypeEnvironmentalLens Mount
    CLF – Camera Link® Full w/PoCL®C3220M – Monochrome
    C – Color
    R – Ruggedized (Standard)C – C (Default)
    I – P-Iris C (Optional)
    A – P-Iris CS (Optional)

    For additional features including, no cover glass, tape cover glass, as well as filter options, contact IMPERX: +1-561-989-0006 or [email protected]
  • Software updates are available on the product download page.
  • Power Supply
    PS12V04A – Power Supply w/1 input and 1 output

    CBL-PWIO01: Cable Power; Hirose 12p (F) to loose end; 2m – Camera Power Hirose Connection

    IMPERX manufacturers a full line of industrial CMOS cameras for machine vision, imaging, broadcasting, aerial imaging, and traffic / transportation cameras. See our full line of Camera Link© and CoaXPress CMOS Cameras.