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DFM 42BUC03-ML USB 2.0 color board camera

DFM 42BUC03-ML USB 2.0 color board camera

  • 1/3 inch Micron CMOS sensor (MT9M021)
  • 1,280×960 (1.2 MP), up to 25 fps
  • Global shutter
  • Trigger and I/O inputs
  • Windows and Linux software included

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  • SKU: DFM 42BUC03-ML

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USB 2.0 color board camera

The DFM 42BUC03-ML camera is a high quality USB 2.0 CMOS Color Board Camera with Trigger at an unbelievably low cost. With resolutions from 640x480 to 1280x960, this board camera can provide great detail in every image with its Progressive Scan CMOS CCD image sensor. Frame rates can reach up to 49 frames per second at 640x480.

With an amazingly compact 30(H) x 30(W) x 25(L)mm form factor, this cost effective USB board camera is one of the best cameras you will find. Drivers and Software are included with this camera. Please note, lens is not included.

Please note:

  • Lens Mount and Lens Not Included
  • This camera is also on a 2-4 week lead time on all new orders

System Requirements

  • Pentium III/800 MHz, 128 MB of Ram
  • Graphics Card with 24/32 bit Color
  • Windows XP, Vista (32 & 64 bit) or Windows 7 (32 & 64 bit)
  • DirectX 9.0c or Higher


Resolution Format Frames Per 
Second (FPS)
1/5.5" 49 2.0 V/lux-sec
1/4" 31 2.0 V/lux-sec
1/3" 33 2.0 V/lux-sec
1/3" 25 2.0 V/lux-sec
* Configurable with the shipped software
Dynamic Range 8 bit
Video formats @ frame rate (maximum) 1,280×960 (1.2 MP) Y800 @ 25 fps
1,280×960 (1.2 MP) RGB24 @ 25 fps
1,280×960 (1.2 MP) RGB32 @ 25 fps
Sensor Type CMOS
Sensor Specification Micron MT9M021
Shutter global
Format 1/3 inch
Pixel Size H: 3.75 µm, V: 3.75 µm
Lens Mount M12x0.5
Interface USB 2.0 (forwards compatible)
Supply voltage 4.5 VDC to 5.5 VDC
Current consumption approx 250 mA @ 5 VDC
Auto iris control No
Trigger Yes
I/Os Yes
Dimensions (H x W x L) H: 30 mm, W: 30 mm, L: 15 mm
Mass 7 g
Shutter 1/10,000 s to 1/4 s
White Balance -6 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