mvBlueCOUGAR-S

mvBlueCOUGAR-S - CCD GigE Vision cameras
  • Compact industrial CCD cameras with Gigabit Ethernet
  • GigE Vision® and GenICam™ compliant
  • High quality sensors from VGA up to 5 Mpixels
  • Variable electronic shutter modes
  • Hardware and software trigger
  • PoE or external power supply possible

The MATRIX VISION mvBlueCOUGAR-S is a compact and flexible industrial Gigabit Ethernet camera compliant to GigE Vision and GenICam. The Gigabit Ethernet interface transfers 1 Gbit/s over up to 100 meters using inexpensive standard network components. The camera allows an easy integration in the environment and supports the application to deliver faster and better results. The camera replaces analog image processing solutions.

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CCD mvBlueCOUGAR
Model -S120a -S121 -S123 -S124 -S125
Model variant1 G / C G / C G / C G / C G / C
Resolution of sensor's active area (width x height in [pixels]) 652 x 490 1024 x 768 1360 x 1024 1620 x 1220 2448 x 2050
Maximum frame rate [Hz] 90 36 30 30 16 (G), 7 (C)
Transfer type Global Global Global Global Global
Sensor size 1/3" 1/3" 1/2" 1/1.8" 2/3"
Pixel size (width x height in [µm]) 7.4 x 7.4 4.65 x 4.65 4.65 x 4.65 4.4 x 4.4 3.45 x 3.45
Readout type Progressive Progressive Progressive Progressive Progressive
Exposure time 10 µs - 10 s 10 µs - 10 s 10 µs - 10 s 10 µs - 10 s 10 µs - 10 s
Sensitivity G = 2000 lx, F11, 3200K
C = 2000 lx, F5.6, 3200K
G = 2000 lx, F11, 3200K
C = 2000 lx, F5.6, 3200K
G = 2000 lx, F11, 3200K
C = 2000 lx, F5.6, 3200K
G = 2000 lx, F11, 3200K
C = 2000 lx, F5.6, 3200K
G = 2000 lx, F11, 3200K
C = 2000 lx, F8, 3200K
Spectral sensitivity Gray scale VGA -x20aG / Color VGA -x20aC Gray scale XGA -x21G / Color XGA -x21C Gray scale WXGA -x23G / Color WXGA -x23C Gray scale UXGA -x24G / Color UXGA -x24C Gray scale QSXGA -x25G / Color QSXGA -x25C
Power consumption (DC + 12V) Approx. 5.2W Approx. 4.8W Approx. 7.0W Approx. 7.8W Approx. 7.4W
Sensor manufacturer Sony Sony Sony Sony Sony
Sensor ICX424AL/AQ ICX204AL/AK ICX267AL/AK ICX274AL/AQ ICX625AL/AQ

1 G = Gray, C = Color, GE = Gray & Infrared Enhanced

  • Gigabit Ethernet interface
 
  • Automatic and variable electronic shutter modes
  • Distances up to bis 100 meters without switch
 
  • Image area is adjustable horizontally / vertically (AOI)
  • Digital I/O opto-isolated:
    - 1 input (trigger)5-24V ± 1V
    - 1 output (strobe)5V ± 0.3V
 
  • Enhanced white balance functionality
  • Connectors:
    - RJ-45Gigabit Ethernet
    - circular connectordigital I/O. power supply
 
  • Automatic gain and exposure
  • Electric power supply via 48V Power over Ethernet (PoE) or 12V ±1V power supply
 
  • Progressive scan
  • Binning mode
 
  • C-mount
  • Gamma correction
 
  • Weight without lens: approx. 140 g
  • Adjustable sharpness and brightness
 
  • Permissible ambient temperature:
    - performance: 0 to 40 °C / 30 to 80 %RH
    - storage: -20 to 60 °C / 20 to 90 %RH
  • ADC resolution: 8,10,12 bit
 
  • Size without lens (w x h x l):
    44 x 29 x 72 mm
 
  • DirectShow® and Video for Linux driver
 
  • Compatible with certified third-party GigE Vision® and GenICam™ applications
 
Part code Article description
MV-DC1201 BCS Power supply 12V for mvBlueCOUGAR-S
MV-DC1201 BCS IO REV2 Power supply 12V for mvBlueCOUGAR-S with digital I/O on separate cable, length: power 3 m, I/O: 0.5 m
KS-GIGE LS SLK GigE cable CAT6 with horizontal screw locking 20mm, M2x0.4, drag chain capable, 20 m
KS-GIGE LS SLK AK90L GigE cable CAT6 with horizontal screw locking 20mm, M2x0.4, drag chain capable, camera plug 90° angled left direction, 3 m
KS-GIGE LS SLK AK90R GigE cable CAT6 with horizontal screw locking 20mm, M2x0.4, drag chain capable, camera plug 90° angled right direction, 3 m
MV-Tripod Adapter BC-S Tripod adapter for mvBlueCOUGAR-S
  • Gray scale sensors:
    - Mono8
    - Mono10
    - Mono12
 
  • Color sensors:
    - Mono8
    - Mono10
    - Mono12
    - RGB8_Packed
    - BGR9_Packed
    - BayerRG8
    - BayerRG10
    - BayerRG12
    - YUV422_UYVYPacked
  • Machine vision (e.g. surface inspection)
 
  • Robotics
  • Surveillance (e.g. license plate identification)
 
  • Medical imaging
Dimensional drawing mvBlueCOUGAR-S
Dimensional drawing mvBlueCOUGAR-S
Drivers and applications for Windows 7, 8.1 (mvIMPACT Acquire)

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mvIMPACT Acquire.history mvIMPACT Acquire.history | 783.5 kB

mvIMPACT Acquire History-Datei / mvIMPACT Acquire history file

Drivers and applications for Linux 2.6 .. 3.x.x (mvIMPACT Acquire)

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mvIMPACT Acquire.history mvIMPACT Acquire.history | 783.5 kB

mvIMPACT Acquire History-Datei / mvIMPACT Acquire history file

Additional packages for LabVIEW, DirectShow, VisionPro and Halcon

Since version 1.10.69, the DirectShow® driver is part of the mvIMPACT Acquire installation package.

Since version 1.10.85, an interface to VisionPro® (Cognex) will be installed automatically when installing an MSI based mvIMPACT Acquire driver package.

mvIMPACT Acquire bindings for HALCON are available on MVTec's website: http://www.halcon.de/download/

LabVIEW acquire-x86-1.6.8 LabVIEW acquire-x86-1.6.8 | 9,028.0 kB

32 Bit mvIMPACT Acquire Binding für LabVIEW ab Version 6.1 / 32 Bit mvIMPACT Acquire binding for LabVIEW 6.1 or greater

LabVIEW acquire-x86 64-1.6.8 LabVIEW acquire-x86 64-1.6.8 | 10,980.0 kB

64 Bit mvIMPACT Acquire Binding für LabVIEW ab Version 6.1 / 64 Bit mvIMPACT Acquire binding for LabVIEW 6.1 or greater

LabVIEW acquire.history LabVIEW acquire.history | 7.2 kB

32 Bit LabView Binding History-Datei / 32 Bit LabView binding history file

Released Firmware Versions

For the firmware you will also need the current GenICam description file (MATRIXVISION_mvBlueCOUGAR-S_GigE_3_0_0.zip).

mvBlueCOUGAR-S120aC_R001_Update.fpg mvBlueCOUGAR-S120aC_R001_Update.fpg | 1,146.3 kB

mvBlueCOUGAR-S120aC Firmware R001 Update

mvBlueCOUGAR-S120aC_Update.fpg mvBlueCOUGAR-S120aC_Update.fpg | 1,146.3 kB

mvBlueCOUGAR-S120aC Firmware Update

mvBlueCOUGAR-S120aG_R001_Update.fpg mvBlueCOUGAR-S120aG_R001_Update.fpg | 1,144.1 kB

mvBlueCOUGAR-S120aG Firmware R001 Update

mvBlueCOUGAR-S120aG_Update.fpg mvBlueCOUGAR-S120aG_Update.fpg | 1,144.1 kB

mvBlueCOUGAR-S120aG Firmware Update

mvBlueCOUGAR-S121C_R001_Update.fpg mvBlueCOUGAR-S121C_R001_Update.fpg | 1,146.5 kB

mvBlueCOUGAR-S121C Firmware R001 Update

mvBlueCOUGAR-S121C_Update.fpg mvBlueCOUGAR-S121C_Update.fpg | 1,146.5 kB

mvBlueCOUGAR-S121C Firmware Update

mvBlueCOUGAR-S121G_R001_Update.fpg mvBlueCOUGAR-S121G_R001_Update.fpg | 1,144.4 kB

mvBlueCOUGAR-S121G Firmware R001 Update

mvBlueCOUGAR-S121G_Update.fpg mvBlueCOUGAR-S121G_Update.fpg | 1,144.4 kB

mvBlueCOUGAR-S121G Firmware Update

mvBlueCOUGAR-S123C_R001_Update.fpg mvBlueCOUGAR-S123C_R001_Update.fpg | 1,146.6 kB

mvBlueCOUGAR-S123C Firmware R001 Update

mvBlueCOUGAR-S123C_Update.fpg mvBlueCOUGAR-S123C_Update.fpg | 1,146.6 kB

mvBlueCOUGAR-S123C Firmware Update

mvBlueCOUGAR-S123G_R001_Update.fpg mvBlueCOUGAR-S123G_R001_Update.fpg | 1,144.5 kB

mvBlueCOUGAR-S123G Firmware R001 Update

mvBlueCOUGAR-S123G_Update.fpg mvBlueCOUGAR-S123G_Update.fpg | 1,144.5 kB

mvBlueCOUGAR-S123G Firmware Update

mvBlueCOUGAR-S124C_R001_Update.fpg mvBlueCOUGAR-S124C_R001_Update.fpg | 1,146.6 kB

mvBlueCOUGAR-S124C Firmware R001 Update

mvBlueCOUGAR-S124G_R001_Update.fpg mvBlueCOUGAR-S124G_R001_Update.fpg | 1,144.3 kB

mvBlueCOUGAR-S124 Firmware R001 Update

mvBlueCOUGAR-S125C_R001_Update.fpg mvBlueCOUGAR-S125C_R001_Update.fpg | 1,151.4 kB

mvBlueCOUGAR-S125C Firmware R001 Update

mvBlueCOUGAR-S125G_R001_Update.fpg mvBlueCOUGAR-S125G_R001_Update.fpg | 1,149.0 kB

mvBlueCOUGAR-S125G Firmware R001 Update

GenICam description files
Manuals
mvBlueCOUGAR-S technical manual (chm) mvBlueCOUGAR-S technical manual (chm) | 4,642.7 kB

mvBlueCOUGAR-S Technisches Handbuch / Technical Manual

Hinweis / Note

mvBlueCOUGAR-S technical manual (html) mvBlueCOUGAR-S technical manual (html)

mvBlueCOUGAR-S Technisches Handbuch / Technical Manual

mvIMPACT Acquire API C++ mvIMPACT Acquire API C++ | 5,798.7 kB

mvIMPACT Acquire API C++ Handbuch / Manual

mvIMPACT Acquire API C mvIMPACT Acquire API C | 2,301.3 kB

mvIMPACT Acquire API C Handbuch / Manual

mvIMPACT Acquire API .NET mvIMPACT Acquire API .NET | 5,587.7 kB

mvIMPACT Acquire API .NET Handbuch / Manual

Datasheets
mvBlueCOUGAR-S technical manual (chm) mvBlueCOUGAR-S technical manual (chm) | 4,642.7 kB

mvBlueCOUGAR-S Technisches Handbuch / Technical Manual

Hinweis / Note

Subject to change without notice, Date 04/2011