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Imperx - Industrial Cameras

INSPECTION applications are an ideal match for the Imperx Inspection camera line offerings. Imperx Inspection cameras are perfect for applications such as flat panel inspection, flaw detection, semiconductor, currency inspection, parcel sorting, circuit board inspection, web inspection, automated inspection, solar panel inspection, steel industry, automotive, machine vision, railroad inspection, packaging, food & packaging, pharmaceutical, electronics, and MORE. The massive amount of industries Imperx Inspection cameras serve from government, private sector transportation, military and defense, investigation, scientific and medical inspection and more allows Imperx to contribute to a wide variety of problem solving solutions worldwide. Imperx is a proud MADE IN THE USA manufacturer and supports the inspection industry through the offering of our reliable, tough and competitively priced inspection imaging camera models. By adhering to strict quality protocols, Imperx’s rugged Inspection imaging products are made to last and meet the demand our worldwide customers have come to rely on.Imperx products include a wide spectrum of cameras from VGA to 47 megapixels. Our small resolution cameras are optimized for the most demanding Inspection needs. Don't let our cameras’ tiny design fool you! Imperx cameras are available in  Gigabit Ethernet (GigE Vision®) with Power over Ethernet (PoE) as the latest in common standards providing up to 100 meters of distance and Camera Link® with Power over Camera Link® (PoCL) for larger bandwidth needs. Both standards provide power and data over a single cable.

Imperx’s Tiger, Cheetah and Bobcat 2.0 are advanced, rugged and extremely programmable camera lines manufactured with the Inspection market in mind. Imperx CCD cameras are fully programmable using the easy-to-use Imperx camera configuration software. The cameras provide many ways to trigger the camera and synchronize it to external lighting, events or other cameras. The remarkable Tiger cameras use larger, faster sensors (4/3” to 57mm optical formats) and advanced processing technology to meet ever more demanding applications. Camera resolutions include 47, 29, 16, 8.6, 8, and 4 megapixels and offer a broad range of frame rates. Ruggedized and Industrial versions assure performance and value.

Imperx CMOS Cheetah cameras give you control over your imaging with a wide range of models, features, and programming options, perfect for inspection imaging needs.  Advanced CMOS technology and Imperx engineering expertise provision cameras with excellent uniformity for the highest levels of image quality, unique features like wide dynamic range, flexible trigger/strobe options, and a choice of Camera Link™, USB3 Vision™, GigE Vision™, and 3G-SDI interfaces.

Imperx’s Inspection cameras feature a thermally optimized design, 14-bit internal data processing, 8, 10, 12 or 14-bit selectable output, low noise and greater than 60dB dynamic range.  Imperx uses interline transfer CCD sensors and are available in color, monochrome and TRUESENSE Sparse CFA options.

All Imperx cameras use industrial grade components assuring dependable use with an extended temperature range of -40˚C to +85˚C and shock/vibration performance of >1000G/100G.  The Imperx design is a MIL SPEC 810F product and has a certification of MTBF of > 660,000 hours @ 40˚C (Telcordia SR-332).  The extremely low power and small design is effective in small spaces.  Imperx offers selectable mount options to support almost any lens in the market.
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Image Control – See what you have been missing….

Imperx Inspection cameras include features such as analog gain control from 0 to 36 dB (1024 steps), pre-amplifier gain control, digital gain control and digital bit shift.  With the use of look up tables, programmable knee corrections or image enhancement, the user can see what was originally not visible. These features provide the user the ability to create the optimal image intensity and optimize noise performance. The camera will handle color adjustments and real time auto-white balance, auto-tap balance, defective and hot pixel correction, dynamic noise correction and flat field correction for an even image intensity.

Auto Exposure/Gain

The Automatic Gain and Exposure Controls allow the camera image to normalize in dynamically changing lighting conditions including bright sunlight, dusk, dawn, water and cloud glare. Imperx Inspection cameras provide a fast convergence with histogram for a smooth transition, but extremely accurate exposure/gain control. The user can program the minimum and maximum limit of exposure so the camera can properly throttle the gain for optimal average intensity without motion smear.

Lens Control

The Imperx Inspection cameras are compatible with a variety of lenses and lens mounts (CS, C, T, M42, F, Canon EOS, Rodenstock or any custom).  Whether the application requires: fixed focus, fixed iris, an auto-iris, auto-focus or a full 3 motor (focus, zoom and iris) lens, the camera is equipped to handle any of these options.  The lens is fully controllable through the camera GUI or SDK.

Extended Temperature Range/Lifespan

Imperx Inspection cameras are manufactured with industrial grade components, which provide confidence that the cameras will always be running. Many Inspection applications require rugged components that can withstand extreme temperatures and environments. Imperx Inspection cameras have an MTBF > 660,000 hours @ 40˚C. This certification provides the security that a production line will not stop due to the camera failing. In addition, OEMs can be reassured that support will not be required due to the camera whether around the block or on the other side of the world.

Camera Features:

  • 8, 10, 12 or 14-bit selectable output, 24-bit RGB
  • Programmable exposure with 1 µs precision
  • Auto Exposure/Auto Gain
  • 7 programmable Regions of Interest
  • Auto-iris
  • Iris, Focus, Zoom motorized lens control
  • Multiple triggering modes, PIV support
  • 12-bit LUTs
  • Auto White Balance
  • MTBF > 660,000 hours @ 40˚C
  • Up to 4 inputs, 2 outputs
  • Up to 8x horizontal & vertical binning
  • Operating temperature -40˚C to +85˚C
  • Shock > 1000g, Vibration > 100g
  • Auto Tap Balance & Pixel Correction

Imperx Line Of Inspection Cameras

(Below are the most popular cameras used for Vision, Automation and Inspection Systems.
Contact Imperx for detailed specifications on these or other camera models.)

CCD Cameras For Machine Vision Systems

NEW Tiger Series

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ModelMegapixelResolutionSensorOpticalFPSAvailable Interfaces
T20404 MP2048 x 2048KAI-040704/3"34Camera Link® Medium, CoaXPress
T33408 MP3296 x 2472KAI-080514/3"21Camera Link® Medium, CoaXPress
T36408.6 MP3600 x 2400KAI-08670APS-H15Camera Link® Medium, CoaXPress
T4840
16 MP4880 x 3232KAI-1607035mm7.9Camera Link® Medium, CoaXPress
T494016 MP4896 x 3264KAI-16050APS-H8.8 Camera Link® Medium, CoaXPress
T664029 MP6576 x 4384KAI-2905035mm4.9 Camera Link® Medium, CoaXPress
T664129 MP6576 x 4384KAI-2905235mm4.9Camera Link® Medium, CoaXPress
T804043 MP8064 x 5360KAI-43140 35mm2.7Camera Link®, Camera Link® Medium, CoaXPress
T881047 MP8856 x 5280KAI-47051645 (1.1x)3.2Camera Link® Medium
T882047 MP8856 x 5280KAI-47051645 (1.1x)6.5Camera Link® Full

Trusted Bobcat Series

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ModelMegapixelResolutionSensorOpticalFPSAvailable Interfaces
B0610VGA640 x 480KAI-0340S1/3"136GigE, PoE, Camera Link® Base, CoaXPress
B0620VGA640 x 480KAI-0340D1/3"259GigE, PoE, Camera Link® Base, CoaXPress
B10201 MP1024 x 1024KAI-010501/2"74GigE, PoE, Camera Link® Base, CoaXPress
B10401 MP1024 x 1024KAI-010501/2"148Camera Link® Medium
B13101.3 MP1280 x 960ICX-4451/3"39GigE, PoE, Camera Link® Base, CoaXPress
B13201 MP1280 x 720KAI-011501/2"85 GigE, PoE, Camera Link® Base, HD-SDI, CoaXPress
B13401 MP1280 x 720KAI-011501/2"169Camera Link® Medium
B14101.4 MP1360 x 1024ICX-2852/3"30GigE, PoE, Camera Link® Base, CoaXPress
B14111.4 MP1360 x 1024ICX-2671/2"31GigE, PoE, Camera Link® Base, CoaXPress
B16102 MP1620 x 1220ICX-2741/1.8"25GigE, PoE, Camera Link® Base, CoaXPress
B16202 MP1600 x 1200KAI-20201.0"44GigE, PoE, Camera Link® Base, CoaXPress
B16212 MP1600 x 1200KAI-020502/3"42GigE, PoE, Camera Link® Base, CoaXPress
B23204 MP2336 x 1752KAI-040501.0"21GigE, PoE, Camera Link® Base, CoaXPress
B25105 MP2448 x 2050ICX-6552/3"9.6GigE, PoE, Camera Link® Base, CoaXPress
B25205 MP2448 x 2050ICX-6252/3"16.0GigE, PoE, Camera Link® Base, CoaXPress
B34209 MP3388 x 2712ICX-8141.0"8.6GigE, PoE, Camera Link® Base, CoaXPress
B34409 MP3388 x 2712ICX-8141.0"17.2Camera Link® Medium

CMOS Cameras For Inspection Systems

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ModelMegapixelResolutionSensorOpticalFPSAvailable Interfaces
C19202 MP1920 x 1080IMX-174 1/1.2 "603G-SDI, HD-SDI
C2010
2 MP1920 x 1080IMX-2651/2"603G-SDI, HD-SDI
C20203.1 MP2064 x 1544IMX-2551/1.8"148CameraLink®
C24205 MP2464 x 2056IMX-2502/3"97CameraLink®
C2880
6 MP2832 x 2128KAC-060401"129CameraLink®, PoCL, USB3 (U3V)
C40209 MP4112 x 2176IMX-2551"57CameraLink®
C4080
12 MP4000 x 3000KAC-120404/3"67CameraLink®, PoCL, USB3 (U3V)
C412012 MP4112 x 3008IMX-2531.1"42CameraLink®
C418012 MP4096 x 3072NOIP1XX012KA4/3"67CameraLink®, PoCL, USB3 (U3V), GigE Vision (GigE)
C418116 MP4096 x 4096NOIP1XX016KAAPS-H50CameraLink®, PoCL, USB3 (U3V), GigE Vision (GigE)
C518025 MP5120 x 5120NOIP1SXX25KAAPS-H32CameraLink®, PoCL, USB3 (U3V), GigE Vision (GigE)

Imperx: A Global Manufacturer & Supplier of Inspection Cameras

Imperx manufactures rugged, heavy-duty Inspection cameras for a variety of industrial, manufacturing & business applications. Our high resolution CCD and CMOS cameras are used in many video and optical Inspection systems for area scan, LCD inspection, machine vision systems, computer vision, automation systems, robotic vision and any other industrial vision system. Our cameras are available with resolutions up to 47 megapixels, and with a variety of interfaces, including CameraLink, GigE Vision, USB3 Vision, and CoaXPress. Our built-in imaging processing, built-in programmable corrections, auto-exposure, auto-gain, auto-Iris control, and programmable exposure with precision up to one microsecond make Imperx high-speed CCD and CMOS Industrial and Ruggedized cameras the ideal choice for commercial Inspection, industrial Inspection, and military Inspection applications.

Imperx Inspection cameras are used throughout the world, including North America, Asia (China, Korea, Japan) Europe and India. Our Inspection cameras are globally recognized for their rugged quality, high-resolution, high-speed and numerous programmable features. With 14 different output modes and numerous triggering choices, Imperx Inspection cameras are the leading global choice for the most demanding industrial Inspection and commercial Inspection applications.