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CX series (VCXG.MP cameras)

  • 5 MP
  • Up to 24 fps
  • Sony Polarsens
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CX series (VCXU.MP cameras)

  • 5 MP
  • Up to 73 fps
  • Sony Polarsens
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Visualizing polarization

The CX polarization cameras offer you an easy way to inspect demanding surfaces and materials with image processing. The cameras use the polarization characteristics of the light, simultaneously capturing the angle of polarization (AOP), the degree of polarization (DOLP), or a combination of both (ADOLP). They utilize Sony Polarsens CMOS sensors that feature an additional polarization level consisting of four polarization filters (0°, 45°, 90°, and 135°) on the pixel level. As a result, invisible material characteristics such as residual stress in glass or plastic as well as defects in carbon fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP) and barely visible quality differences of highly reflected surfaces become visible and can be evaluated. This way, instead of a complex testing system with various polarizing filters or a multi-camera system, all that is required is an industrial camera and a single image – significantly reducing the complexity and the system costs and offering a simple, cost-effective inline solution.


Your benefits
  • Simple capturing of moving objects as an inexpensive inline solution
    • Simultaneous detection of the angle of polarization (AOP), the degree of polarization (DOLP), or a combination of both (ADOLP)
  • Easy and precise inspection of low-contrast or reflective surfaces and transparent materials
    • Polarization filters with 0°, 45°, 90°, and 135° in a 2×2 arrangement across the entire pixel array
  • Low system costs and easy integration
    • No need for multiple cameras or mechanical filter gears
    • Stable evaluation algorithms in the Baumer GAPI SDK for output of polarization information
  • Easy implementation of fast or light-intensive applications
    • Models with short exposure times from 1 µs
  • Reliable detection and evaluation of fast processes
    • Up to 1000 frames/s with ROI (region of interest)
    • Internal image storage
    • Burst Mode
  • Precise image analysis with long-term stability
    • Industrial design with a temperature range up to 65 °C
    • Opto-decoupled inputs and outputs with voltage levels of automation technology
  • Recording of image sequences with changing camera settings from one image to the next at maximum sensor speed
    • Standard-compliant sequencer
    • Burst Mode and integrated image storage
  • Quick and easy commissioning for Windows, Linux, and ARM-based platforms
    • Standard-compliant with GigE Vision, USB3 Vision, and GenICam
    • Highest compatibility with standard-compliant third party software providers

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