USB3 Vision camera with e2v / Aptina sensors - mvBlueFOX3

mvBlueFOX3 - CMOS USB3 Vision cameras
  • Compact industrial camera with USB 3.0
  • High quality sensors from VGA up to 10 megapixels
  • Gray scale and color versions
  • Hardware preprocessing on-board (FPGA)
  • Image memory 256 MBytes
  • Excellent cost-benefit ratio
  • Available as single-board version

As options:

At the same time as the future USB3 Vision standard is published, MATRIX VISION introduces the mvBlueFOX3 camera family with a wide range of selected CMOS sensors. Look forward to higher resolutions, higher frame rates and compact size.

Your advantages with the mvBlueFOX3

FPGA

Huge camera FPGA reduces CPU load of your host system.

Huge camera FPGA with a lot of space for features. We add new features easily via free of charge firmware updates.

Bildspeicher

You won't lose an image with the internal image memory again.

The image memory buffers images and enables useful features like Record / Playback, Pretrigger as well as sequence recordings.

Timer und Counter

For counting and triggering of events, counters are a handy feature for your application.

You can generate output signals variably, control illumination systems, synchronize several cameras, and a lot more.

Große Filterauswahl

The suitable filter for your lighting situation or environmental condition.

You can choose between daylight cut (Cold Mirror), IR cut (Hot Mirror) or glass (without filter) filter, which can be intergrated.

  • Sensors
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  • Image formats
  • Applications areas
  • Dimensional drawing
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Ordering code sample: mvBlueFOX3 with CMOS 1.2 MPixel, color and rolling shutter: mvBlueFOX3-1012dC

CMOS mvBlueFOX3              
Model -1012b -1012d -1013 -1013 -1020 -1020a -1031 -1100
Model variant1 G / C G / C G / C GE G / C G / C C G / C
Resolution 1280 x 960 1280 x 960 1280 x 1024 1280 x 1024 1600 x 1200 1600 x 1200 2048 x 1536 3856 x 2764
MPixel 1.2 1.2 1.3 1.3 1.9 1.9 3.2 10.7
Max. frame rate [Hz] 40.6 40.6 60.9 60.9 52.2 62.2 21 @full / 31.4 @1080p 7.3
Binning2 2/1/4/4 2/1/4/4 4/2/4/4 4/2/4/4 4/2/4/4 4/2/4/4 4/1/4/4 4/2/4/4
Shutter type Pipelined / Global Rolling Pipelined / Global Pipelined / Global Pipelined / Global Pipelined / Global Rolling / Global Reset Rolling / Global Reset
Sensor size 1/3" 1/3" 1/1.8" 1/1.8" 1/1.8" 1/1.8" 1/3" 1/2.3"
Pixel size [µm] 3.75 x 3.75 3.75 x 3.75 5.3 x 5.3 5.3 x 5.3 4.5 x 4.5 4.5 x 4.5 2.2 x 2.2 1.67 x 1.67
Exposure time tbd tbd 10 µs - 1 s 10 µs - 1 s 10 µs - 1 s 10 µs - 1 s 30 µs - 1 s 10 µs - 1 s
ADC resolution / output 12 bit → 8/10/12 bit 12 bit → 8/10/12 bit 10 bit → 8/10/(12) bit 10 bit → 8/10/(12) bit 10 bit → 8/10/(12) bit 10 bit → 8/10/(12) bit 12 bit → 8/10/12 bit 12 bit → 8/10/12 bit
SNRmax 37.4 dB3 37.7 dB3 39.9 dB3 39 dB3 38.8 dB3 38.9 dB3 - 4 37.2 dB3
DR (normal / HDR) 54.3 dB3 / 63.4 dB3 / ≥ 115 dB 51.5 dB3 / > 100 dB 50.5 dB3 / > 100 dB 50.7 dB3 / > 100 dB 50.5 dB3 / > 100 dB - / - 4 56 dB3 /
EMVA1288 G / C G / C G / C GE G / C G / C   G / C
Pipelined global shutter in trigger mode No No No No No No No No
Spectral sensitivity Gray SXGA -1012bG / Color SXGA -1012bC Gray SXGA -1012dG / Color SXGA -1012dC Gray SXGA -1013G / Color SXGA -1013C Gray SXGA -1013GE Gray UXGA -1020G / Color UXGA -1020C Gray UXGA -1020aG / Color UXGA -1020aC Color 3.2MP -1031C Gray 10MP -1100G / Color 10MP -1100C
Special features     Linescan mode Linescan mode Linescan mode Linescan mode    
Sensor manufacturer Aptina Aptina e2v e2v e2v e2v Aptina Aptina
Sensor MT9M031 MT9M034 EV76C560 EV76C661 EV76C570 EV76C570 AR0331 MT9J003

1 G = Gray, C = Color, GE = Gray & Infrared Enhanced
2 Max. Binning Horizontal / Max. Binning Vertical / Max. Decimation Horizontal / Max. Decimation Vertical
3 EMVA1288 measurement data of gray scale version
4 Not quantifiable according to EMVA1288

  • USB 3.0
    (5 GBit/s)
 
  • CS-mount or optional C-mount
  • Distances up to 8 meters (more with active repeater)
 
  • Power consumption ≤ 2.5 W
  • 256 MBytes internal image memory
 
  • Weight without lens: approx. 58.5 g
  • Connectors:
    - USB 3.0 | USB 3.0, lockable
    - As an option: industrial standard Hirose Type 12-pin, lockable
 
  • Permissible ambient temperature:
    - operation0 to 45 °C / 30 to 80 %RH
    - storage-20 to 60 °C / 20 to 90 %RH
  • As an option: industrial I/Os:
    - 2 inputs
    (opto-isolated with current limiters)
    3-24V ± 1V
    - 4 outputs
    (opto-isolated)
    up to 24V and 7 mA
 
  • Size without lens (w x h x l): 39 x 39 x 24 mm
   
 
  • Compatible with certified third-party USB3 Vision® and GenICam™ applications
 
   
Part code Article description
KS-MICUSB3B-A LS USB 3.0 cable with horizontal screw locking, up to 8 m
KS-BCX-HR12 I/O cable up to 20m
ZWISCHENRING 5MM CMOUNT Spacer for C-mount lenses
MV-Tripod Adapter BF3 1/4" tripod adapter with suitable screws
STAUBSCHUTZKAPPE C-MOUNT Dust cap for C-mount cameras
Lenses To the lens selector
Lighting systems To the lighting systems selector
  • Gray scale sensors:
    - Mono8, Mono10, Mono12, Mono14, Mono16
 
  • Color sensors:
    - BayerGR8, BayerGR10, BayerGR12, BayerGR16
    - RGB8Packed, BGR8Packed, BGRA8Packed, BGR10V2Packed
    - YUV422Packed, YUV422_YUYVPacked, YUV444Packed
 
  • Surveillance
  • Life science
 
  • Microscopy
 
Dimensional drawing mvBlueFOX3
Dimensional drawing mvBlueFOX3
X 12.5 mm (C-mount) 7.5 mm (CS-mount)

 

Tripod mounting holes mvBlueFOX3
Tripod mounting holes mvBlueFOX3

The dimensional drawings / sketches only contain reference values. For concrete technical drawings with tolerances or related 3D models, please contact our sales or support team.

Drivers and applications for Windows 7, 8.1, 10 (mvIMPACT Acquire)

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Drivers and applications for Linux 2.6 .. 4.x.x (mvIMPACT Acquire)

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Drivers for ARM based embedded boards (mvIMPACT Acquire)

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Additional packages for NeuroCheck, LabVIEW, DirectShow, VisionPro and Halcon

Since version 1.10.69, a 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.

Since version 1.12.39, an interface to NeuroCheck 6 for the families mvBlueFOX and mvBlueCOUGAR will be installed automatically.

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

This section contains all firmware versions, that have been released. For updating, download the needed firmware version and rename the package to mvBlueFOX3_Update.mvu.

In the chapter "GUI -> mvDeviceConfigure -> How to update the firmware" in the manual "mvBlueFOX3 technical manual" you can find a description how to update the firmware.

mvBlueFOX3_Update-2.20.774.0.mvu mvBlueFOX3_Update-2.20.774.0.mvu | 4,772.1 kB

mvBlueFOX3 Firmware 2.20.774.0

mvBlueFOX3_Update-2.19.711.0.mvu mvBlueFOX3_Update-2.19.711.0.mvu | 4,767.1 kB

mvBlueFOX3 Firmware 2.19.711.0

mvBlueFOX3_Update-2.18.651.0.mvu mvBlueFOX3_Update-2.18.651.0.mvu | 4,760.6 kB

mvBlueFOX3 Firmware 2.18.651.0

mvBlueFOX3_Update-2.17.641.0.mvu mvBlueFOX3_Update-2.17.641.0.mvu | 4,717.7 kB

mvBlueFOX3 Firmware 2.17.641.0

mvBlueFOX3_Update-2.16.624.0.mvu mvBlueFOX3_Update-2.16.624.0.mvu | 4,713.0 kB

mvBlueFOX3 Firmware 2.16.624.0

mvBlueFOX3_Update-2.15.578.0.mvu mvBlueFOX3_Update-2.15.578.0.mvu | 4,679.5 kB

mvBlueFOX3 Firmware 2.15.578.0

mvBlueFOX3_Update-2.14.507.0.mvu mvBlueFOX3_Update-2.14.507.0.mvu | 4,621.2 kB

mvBlueFOX3 Firmware 2.14.507.0

mvBlueFOX3_Update-2.13.460.0.mvu mvBlueFOX3_Update-2.13.460.0.mvu | 4,580.5 kB

mvBlueFOX3 Firmware 2.13.460.0

mvBlueFOX3_Update-2.12.426.0.mvu mvBlueFOX3_Update-2.12.426.0.mvu | 4,580.3 kB

mvBlueFOX3 Firmware 2.12.426.0

mvBlueFOX3_Update-2.11.383.0.mvu mvBlueFOX3_Update-2.11.383.0.mvu | 4,607.6 kB

mvBlueFOX3 Firmware 2.11.383.0

mvBlueFOX3_Update-2.10.326.0.mvu mvBlueFOX3_Update-2.10.326.0.mvu | 4,599.3 kB

mvBlueFOX3 Firmware 2.10.326.0

mvBlueFOX3_Update-2.9.284.0.mvu mvBlueFOX3_Update-2.9.284.0.mvu | 4,653.4 kB

mvBlueFOX3 Firmware 2.9.284.0

mvBlueFOX3_Update-2.8.241.0.mvu mvBlueFOX3_Update-2.8.241.0.mvu | 4,633.0 kB

mvBlueFOX3 Firmware 2.8.241.0

mvBlueFOX3_Update-2.7.221.0.mvu mvBlueFOX3_Update-2.7.221.0.mvu | 4,631.8 kB

mvBlueFOX3 Firmware 2.7.221.0

mvBlueFOX3_Update-2.6.182.0.mvu mvBlueFOX3_Update-2.6.182.0.mvu | 4,460.3 kB

mvBlueFOX3 Firmware 2.6.182.0

mvBlueFOX3_Update-2.3.71.0.mvu mvBlueFOX3_Update-2.3.71.0.mvu | 3,792.8 kB

mvBlueFOX3 Firmware 2.3.71.0

mvBlueFOX3_Update-2.2.36.0.mvu mvBlueFOX3_Update-2.2.36.0.mvu | 3,809.5 kB

mvBlueFOX3 Firmware 2.2.36.0

mvBlueFOX3_Update-2.1.2.0.mvu mvBlueFOX3_Update-2.1.2.0.mvu | 3,149.1 kB

mvBlueFOX3 Firmware 2.1.2.0

mvBlueFOX3_Update-2.0.9.0.mvu mvBlueFOX3_Update-2.0.9.0.mvu | 3,148.9 kB

mvBlueFOX3 Firmware 2.0.9.0

mvBlueFOX3_Update-1.6.483.mvu mvBlueFOX3_Update-1.6.483.mvu | 3,150.5 kB

mvBlueFOX3 Firmware 1.6.483.0

mvBlueFOX3_Update-1.6.475.mvu mvBlueFOX3_Update-1.6.475.mvu | 3,148.4 kB

mvBlueFOX3 Firmware 1.6.475.0

mvBlueFOX3_Update-1.6.461.mvu mvBlueFOX3_Update-1.6.461.mvu | 3,144.7 kB

mvBlueFOX3 Firmware 1.6.461.0

mvBlueFOX3_Update-1.6.414.mvu mvBlueFOX3_Update-1.6.414.mvu | 3,142.6 kB

mvBlueFOX3 Firmware 1.6.414.0

mvBlueFOX3_Update-1.6.403.mvu mvBlueFOX3_Update-1.6.403.mvu | 3,141.2 kB

mvBlueFOX3 Firmware 1.6.403.0

mvBlueFOX3_Update-1.6.393.mvu mvBlueFOX3_Update-1.6.393.mvu | 3,128.1 kB

mvBlueFOX3 Firmware 1.6.393.0

mvBlueFOX3_Update-1.6.360.mvu mvBlueFOX3_Update-1.6.360.mvu | 3,152.5 kB

mvBlueFOX3 Firmware 1.6.360.0

mvBlueFOX3_Update-1.6.306.mvu mvBlueFOX3_Update-1.6.306.mvu | 2,496.1 kB

mvBlueFOX3 Firmware 1.6.306.0

mvBlueFOX3_Update-1.6.295.mvu mvBlueFOX3_Update-1.6.295.mvu | 2,473.3 kB

mvBlueFOX3 Firmware 1.6.295.0

mvBlueFOX3_Update-1.6.259.mvu mvBlueFOX3_Update-1.6.259.mvu | 2,358.6 kB

mvBlueFOX3 Firmware 1.6.259.0

mvBlueFOX3_Update-1.6.230.mvu mvBlueFOX3_Update-1.6.230.mvu | 2,352.1 kB

mvBlueFOX3 Firmware 1.6.230.0

mvBlueFOX3_Update-1.6.223.mvu mvBlueFOX3_Update-1.6.223.mvu | 1,776.2 kB

mvBlueFOX3 Firmware 1.6.223.0

mvBlueFOX3_Update-1.6.192.mvu mvBlueFOX3_Update-1.6.192.mvu | 1,737.8 kB

mvBlueFOX3 Firmware 1.6.192.0

mvBlueFOX3_Update-1.6.184.mvu mvBlueFOX3_Update-1.6.184.mvu | 1,735.9 kB

mvBlueFOX3 Firmware 1.6.184.0

mvBlueFOX3_Update-1.6.165.0.mvu mvBlueFOX3_Update-1.6.165.0.mvu | 1,729.7 kB

mvBlueFOX3 Firmware 1.6.165.0

mvBlueFOX3_Update-1.6.157.0.mvu mvBlueFOX3_Update-1.6.157.0.mvu | 1,727.9 kB

mvBlueFOX3 Firmware 1.6.157.0

mvBlueFOX3_Update-1.6.139.0.mvu mvBlueFOX3_Update-1.6.139.0.mvu | 1,737.0 kB

mvBlueFOX3 Firmware 1.6.139.0

mvBlueFOX3_Update-1.6.123.0.mvu mvBlueFOX3_Update-1.6.123.0.mvu | 1,812.6 kB

mvBlueFOX3 Firmware 1.6.123.0

mvBlueFOX3_Update-1.6.120.0.mvu mvBlueFOX3_Update-1.6.120.0.mvu | 1,813.0 kB

mvBlueFOX3 Firmware 1.6.120.0

GenICam description files
3D camera models

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Manuals
mvBlueFOX3 technical manual (chm) mvBlueFOX3 technical manual (chm) | 8,787.3 kB

mvBlueFOX3 Technisches Handbuch / Technical Manual

Hinweis / Note

mvBlueFOX3 manual

mvBlueFOX3 online version of the manual

mvIMPACT Acquire API C++ mvIMPACT Acquire API C++ | 5,721.9 kB

mvIMPACT Acquire API C++ Handbuch / Manual

mvIMPACT Acquire API C mvIMPACT Acquire API C | 2,288.5 kB

mvIMPACT Acquire API C Handbuch / Manual

mvIMPACT Acquire API .NET mvIMPACT Acquire API .NET | 5,509.3 kB

mvIMPACT Acquire API .NET Handbuch / Manual

Datasheets
mvBlueFOX e 2016-04 MR mvBlueFOX e 2016-04 MR | 1,831.0 kB

Datasheet mvBlueFOX

mvBlueFOX d 2016-04 MR mvBlueFOX d 2016-04 MR | 606.5 kB

Datenblatt mvBlueFOX

mvBlueFOX3 technical details 2015-09 mvBlueFOX3 technical details 2015-09 | 144.7 kB

Technical details mvBlueFOX3

mvBlueFOX3-M1 technical details 2015-11 mvBlueFOX3-M1 technical details 2015-11 | 151.7 kB

Technical details mvBlueFOX3-M1 board-level model

Subject to change without notice, Date 05/2017