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DFK AFUX178-M12 USB 3.0 color autofocus camera

DFK AFUX178-M12 USB 3.0 color autofocus camera
  • 1/1.8 inch Sony CMOS sensor (IMX178LQJ)
  • 3,072×2,048 (6.3 MP), up to 22 fps
  • Rolling shutter

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  • SKU: DFKAFUX178-M12

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USB 3.0 color autofocus camera

The Imaging Source DFK AFUX178-M12 color camera has a USB 3.0 interface and is the perfect solution for many industrial automation, quality assurance, security, surveillance and medical applications. The color camera ships with the very sensitive 1/1.8 inch Sony CMOS IMX178LQJ sensor. With up to 22 images per second, the DFK AFUX178-M12 is a low cost, yet highly versatile imaging solution. The camera has an integrated focus unit for M12 board lenses, which can be adjusted manually, using the shipped SDK or end-user software. In addition, the driver is able to adjust the focus unit automatically.

The Imaging Source authors and supports drivers, SDKs, extensions and end-user software for Microsoft Windows, which can be freely downloaded from our web site. Extensions for Microsoft Windows enable the DFK AFUX178-M12-M12 to be integrated in to common machine vision software libraries, such as LabView and OpenCV. Furthermore, we author and support open source Linux drivers and software (Apache License 2.0) to integrate the camera into popular distributions.

Dynamic Range 8/12 bit
Video formats @ frame rate (maximum) 3,072×2,048 (6.3 MP) Y800 @ 22 fps
3,072×2,048 (6.3 MP) Y16 @ 22 fps
3,072×2,048 (6.3 MP) RGB32 @ 11 fps
IR cut filter No
Sensor Type CMOS
Sensor Specification Sony IMX178LQJ
Shutter rolling
Format 1/1.8 inch
Pixel Size H: 2.4 µm, V: 2.4 µm
Lens Mount M12x0.5 (motorized mount)
Interface USB 3.0
Supply voltage 4.5 VDC to 5.5 VDC
Current consumption approx 250 mA @ 5 VDC
Auto iris control No
Trigger No
I/Os No
Dimensions (H x W x L) H: 36 mm, W: 36 mm, L: 30 mm
Mass 70 g
Shutter 15 µs to 30 s
White Balance -2 dB to 6 dB
Temperature (Operating) -5 °C to 45 °C
Temperature (Storage) -20 °C to 60 °C
Humidity (operating) 20 % to 80 % (non-condensing)
Humidity (storage) 20 % to 95 % (non-condensing)
Required Accessories Lens, Cable
FLIR Boson 640