Low-cost multistandard PCI and PCI Express® frame grabber - mvDELTA/mvDELTAe

mvDELTAe - Low-cost multistandard frame grabber
  • Low-cost multistandard frame grabber
  • Video inputs: 4x CVBS/gray or (only Cinch version) 3x CVBS and 1x Y/C
  • Fast channel switching
  • PCI and PCI Express®

The mvDELTA frame grabber for the PCI-bus and PCI Express®-bus is the most compact and cost-effective MATRIX VISION product solution to date. Nonetheless, the quality and functionality of this board make it an ideal solution for a variety of visualization and image processing tasks. The cross-product software port facilitates quick transition to higher-performance frame grabbers from MATRIX VISION for applications that are more demanding on the board's specification.

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  • 4 video inputs
 
  • Input connectors: 4 x Cinch + 1 x Y/C, alternativ 4 x BNC
  • Fast input switching
 
  • Supports all important 50/60 Hz video standards
  • Grabs color and gray scale signals
 
  • Programmable brightness, contrast, saturation and hue
  • Auto or fixed gain setting
 
  • Resolution 768 x 576 @ 50 Hz and square pixels/li>
  • Variable scaling with horizontal and vertical interpolation
 
  • Pixel formats: RGB 8..32 bit, Y/C, 8 bit gray scale
  • Even/odd frames can be handled independend
 
  • PCI DMA transfer to main or VGA memory
  • Text and graphics overlay over live video with DirectDraw
 
  • Permissible ambient temperature 0..50 °C

Additional mvDELTAe features

  • PCI Express® x1
   
 
   
Signal input
Family   mvDELTA   mvSIGMA  
Product   (Cinch) BNC SLC SQ
Inputs CVBS 4 4 4 16
  YC 1 + 3x CVBS - 4 4
  Gray/VBS 4 4 4 16
  RGB - - - -
  Digital - - - -
Parallel acquisition inputs Number 1 1 1 4
  RGB/ Multispectral - - - -
  Synchronous / asynchronous -/- -/- -/- yes / yes
A/D converter   8 bit 8 bit 8 bit 8 bit
Standards CCIR-601, RS-170 yes yes yes yes
  Variable/ Slow Scan - - - -
  PAL, NTSC, SECAM yes yes yes yes
Low pass filter (analog) switchable   - - - -
Restart / Reset   - - - -
Sensor geometry Area yes yes yes yes
  Line - - - -
Termination Ohm / switchable 75 / no 75 / no 75 / no 75 / no
optional: yes
Coupling / Level   AC AC AC AC
Offset   - - - -
Analog Gain Manual / AGC yes / yes yes / yes yes / yes yes / yes
Plug connector   4 x Cinch + 1 x Mini-DIN4 4 x BNC D-Sub 26 + 1 x Cinch + 1 x Mini-DIN4 2x D-Sub 26
Resolution
Family   mvDELTA   mvSIGMA  
Product   (Cinch) BNC SLC SQ
Digitalization Pixel H x V 768 x 576 (50 Hz)
640 x 480 (60 Hz)
768 x 576 (50 Hz)
640 x 480 (60 Hz)
768 x 576 (50 Hz)
640 x 480 (60 Hz)
768 x 576 (50 Hz)
640 x 480 (60 Hz)
Memory Pixel H x V 0..768 x 0..576 (50 Hz)
0..640 x 0..480 (60 Hz)
0..768 x 0..576 (50 Hz)
0..640 x 0..480 (60 Hz)
0..768 x 0..576 (50 Hz)
0..640 x 0..480 (60 Hz)
0..768 x 0..576 (50 Hz)
0..640 x 0..480 (60 Hz)
Pixel clock
Family   mvDELTA   mvSIGMA  
Product   (Cinch) BNC SLC SQ
Frequency with 50 Hz 17.7 MHz 17.7 MHz 17.7 MHz 17.7 MHz
  with 60 Hz 14.3 MHz 14.3 MHz 14.3 MHz 14.3 MHz
Digital ports
Family   mvDELTA   mvSIGMA  
Product   (Cinch) BNC SLC SQ
Inputs Ext. pixel clock - - - -
  HD, VD - - 1 -
  Trigger - - - 4
= 1 DigIn trigger capable
  Threshold programmable - - - ja
  General inputs - - 4 16
Outputs TTL outputs - - 4 -
  Relay - - - -
  Highside drivers - - - 8 (12 V)
or ext. VDD > 12 V
Image processing processor
Family   mvDELTA   mvSIGMA  
Product   (Cinch) BNC SLC SQ
Name   - - - -
Bus
Family   mvDELTA   mvSIGMA  
Product   (Cinch) BNC SLC SQ
System   PCI 32 bit / 33 MHz rev. 2.1 PCI 32 bit / 33 MHz rev. 2.1 PCI 32 bit / 33 MHz rev. 2.1 PCI 32 bit / 33 MHz rev. 2.1
Signal levell   5V 5V 5V 3.3V or 5V
Transfer   DMA, 0-wait bursts, max. 132 MB/s DMA, 0-wait bursts, max. 132 MB/s DMA, 0-wait bursts, max. 132 MB/s DMA, 0-wait bursts, max. 132 MB/s
CPCI version   - - - -
Output processing
Family   mvDELTA   mvSIGMA  
Product   (Cinch) BNC SLC SQ
Scaling only down-scaling max. 1:16 yes yes yes yes
Filtering 2,3,4 or 5 tap vertical filter yes yes yes yes
Pixel formats RGB (8 / 15 / 16 / 24 / 32 bit) yes yes yes yes
  YC (16 bit planar / packed) yes yes yes yes
  GRAY (8 bit) yes yes yes yes
Video output
Family   mvDELTA   mvSIGMA  
Product   (Cinch) BNC SLC SQ
Signal RGB - - - -
  CVBS / YUV - - yes (select. input signal) -
Sync output
Family   mvDELTA   mvSIGMA  
Product   (Cinch) BNC SLC SQ
Signal   - - - -
Camera power supply
Family   mvDELTA   mvSIGMA  
Product   (Cinch) BNC SLC SQ
Via PCI 12V - - 700mA 700mA
Via additional power plug 12V - - 1.5A 1.5A
Power requirements
Family   mvDELTA   mvSIGMA  
Product   (Cinch) BNC SLC SQ
PCI 5V 210mA 210mA 300mA 1.5A
  12V - - 50mA 200mA
Dimensions
Family   mvDELTA   mvSIGMA  
Product   (Cinch) BNC SLC SQ
Board Length (mm) 123 123 125 150
  Width (mm) 95 95 76 106
Ambient conditions
Family   mvDELTA   mvSIGMA  
Product   (Cinch) BNC SLC SQ
Permissible ambient temperature   0 .. 50 °C 0 .. 50 °C 0 .. 50 °C 0 .. 50 °C
Permissible storage temperature   -20 .. 70 °C -20 .. 70 °C -20 .. 70 °C -20 .. 70 °C
Relative humidity   10-90%, non-condensing 10-90%, non-condensing 10-90%, non-condensing 10-90%, non-condensing
Software
Family   mvDELTA   mvSIGMA  
Product   (Cinch) BNC SLC SQ
Drivers Windows® XP / Vista / 7 (32 bit / 64 bit) XP / Vista / 7 (32 bit / 64 bit) XP / Vista / 7 (32 bit / 64 bit) XP / Vista / 7 (32 bit / 64 bit)
  Linux® yes yes yes yes
  Twain yes yes yes yes

All data refer to the current revision.

Signal input
Family   mvDELTAe   mvSIGMA mvHYPERION    
Product   (Cinch) BNC SQe CLb CLm CLf
Inputs CVBS 4 4 16 - - -
  YC 1 + 3 x CVBS - 4 - - -
  Gray/VBS 4 4 16 - - -
  RGB - - - - - -
  Digital - - - 1 2 2
Parallel acquisition inputs Number 1 1 4 1 2 2
  RGB/ Multispectral - - - 1 2 2
  Synchronous / asynchronous -/- -/- yes/yes - yes/yes -/-
A/D converter (bit) 8 8 8 - - -
Standards CCIR-601, RS-170 yes yes yes - - -
  Variable/ Slow Scan - - - - - -
  PAL, NTSC, SECAM yes yes yes - - -
Low pass filter (analog) switchable   - - - - - -
Restart / Reset   - - - yes yes yes
Sensor geometry Area ja yes yes yes yes yes
  Line - - - yes yes yes
Termination Ohm / switchable 75 / no 75 / no 75 / no optional: yes 100 / no 100 / no 100 / no
Coupling / Level   AC AC AC Digital differential / LVDS Digital differential / LVDS Digital differential / LVDS
Offset   - - - - - -
Analog Gain Manual / AGC yes/yes yes/yes yes/yes - - -
Plug connector   4 x Cinch + 1 x Mini-DIN4 4 x BNC 2x D-Sub 26 1 x MiniCL (1x BASE) 1x Binder 8pin 2 x MiniCL (2x BASE or 1x MED.) 2x Binder 8pin 2 x MiniCL (1x BASE or 1x MED. or 1x FULL) 2x Binder 8pin
Resolution
Family   mvDELTAe   mvSIGMA mvHYPERION    
Product   (Cinch) BNC SQe CLb CLm CLf
Digitalization Pixels H x V 768 x 576 (50 Hz)
640 x 480 (60 Hz)
768 x 576 (50 Hz)
640 x 480 (60 Hz)
768 x 576 (50 Hz)
640 x 480 (60 Hz)
- - -
Memory Pixels H x V 0..768 x 0..576 (50 Hz)
0..640 x 0..480 (60 Hz)
0..768 x 0..576 (50 Hz)
0..640 x 0..480 (60 Hz)
0..768 x 0..576 (50 Hz)
0..640 x 0..480 (60 Hz)
64K x unlimited 64K x unlimited 64K x unlimited
Pixel clock
Family   mvDELTA   mvSIGMA mvHYPERION    
Product   (Cinch) BNC SQe CLb CLm CLf
Frequency with 50 Hz 17.7 MHz 17.7 MHz 17.7 MHz - - -
  with 60 Hz 14.3 MHz 14.3 MHz 14.3 MHz - - -
  External - - - CL clock: 85 MHz CL clock: 85 MHz CL clock: 85 MHz
Digital ports
Family   mvDELTA   mvSIGMA mvHYPERION    
Product   (Cinch) BNC SQe CLb CLm CLf
Inputs Ext. pixel clock - - - 1 2 2
  HD, VD - - - 1 2 2
  Trigger - - 4
= 1 DigIn trigger capable
1 2 2
  Threshold programmable - - yes no no no
  General inputs - - 16 2 4 4
Outputs TTL outputs - - - - - -
  Relay - - - - - -
  Highside drivers - - 8 (12V)
or ext. VDD > 12V
- - -
  General outputs - - 8 1 2 2
FPGA
Family   mvDELTA   mvSIGMA mvHYPERION    
Product   (Cinch) BNC SQe CLb CLm CLf
FPGA   - - - yes yes yes
Bus
Family   mvDELTA   mvSIGMA mvHYPERION    
Product   (Cinch) BNC SQe CLb CLm CLf
System   PCI Express x1 PCI Express x1 PCI Express x1 PCI Express x1 PCI Express x4 PCI Express x4
Transfer   up to 200 MB/s up to 200 MB/s up to 200 MB/s up to 200 MB/s up to 620 MB/s up to 620 MB/s
Output processing
Family   mvDELTA   mvSIGMA mvHYPERION    
Product   (Cinch) BNC SQe CLb CLm CLf
Scaling   only down-scaling max. 1:16 only down-scaling max. 1:16 only down-scaling max. 1:16 - - -
Filtering   2,3,4 or 5 tap vertical filter 2,3,4 or 5 tap vertical filter 2,3,4 or 5 tap vertical filter - - -
Pixel formats RGB 8 / 15/ 16 / 24 / 32 bit 8 / 15/ 16 / 24 / 32 bit 8 / 15/ 16 / 24 / 32 bit 24 / 30 / 32 bit 24 / 30 / 32 bit 24 / 30 / 32 bit
  YC 16 bit planar / packed 16 bit planar / packed 16 bit planar / packed - - -
  Gray 8 bit 8 bit 8 bit 8 / 10 / 12 / 14 / 16 bit 8 / 10 / 12 / 14 / 16 bit 8 / 10 / 12 / 14 / 16 bit
Video output
Family   mvDELTA   mvSIGMA mvHYPERION    
Product   (Cinch) BNC SQe CLb CLm CLf
Signal RGB - - - - - -
  CVBS, YC - - - - - -
Sync output
Family   mvDELTA   mvSIGMA mvHYPERION    
Product   (Cinch) BNC SQe CLb CLm CLf
Signal   - - - - - -
Camera power supply
Family   mvDELTA   mvSIGMA mvHYPERION    
Product   (Cinch) BNC SQe CLb CLm CLf
Via PCI-E 12V - - 700mA 700mA 700mA 700mA
Via additional power plug 12V - - 1.5A 2A 2A 2A
Power requirements
Family   mvDELTA   mvSIGMA mvHYPERION    
Product   (Cinch) BNC SQe CLb CLm CLf
PCI-E 3.3V 0.15A 0.15A 0.15A 1A 1A 1A
  12V 0.2A 0.2A 0.6A 0.05A 0.05A 0.05A
Dimensions
Family   mvDELTA   mvSIGMA mvHYPERION    
Product   (Cinch) BNC SQe CLb CLm CLf
Board Length (mm) 123 123 170 147 155 155
  Width (mm) 95 95 111 95 111.5 111.5
Ambient conditions
Family   mvDELTA   mvSIGMA mvHYPERION    
Product   (Cinch) BNC SQe CLb CLm CLf
Permissible ambient temperature   0 .. 50 °C 0 .. 50 °C 0 .. 50 °C 0 .. 45 °C 0 .. 45 °C 0 .. 45 °C
Permissible storage temperature   -20 .. 70 °C -20 .. 70 °C -20 .. 70 °C -20 .. 70 °C -20 .. 70 °C -20 .. 70 °C
Relative humidity   10-90%, non-condensing 10-90%, non-condensing 10-90%, non-condensing 10-90%, non-condensing 10-90%, non-condensing 10-90%, non-condensing
Software
Family   mvDELTA   mvSIGMA mvHYPERION    
Product   (Cinch) BNC SQe CLb CLm CLf
Drivers Windows® XP / Vista / 7 (32 bit / 64 bit (WOW64)) XP / Vista / 7 (32 bit / 64 bit (WOW64)) XP / Vista / 7 (32 bit / 64 bit (WOW64)) XP / Vista / 7 (32 bit / 64 bit) XP / Vista / 7 (32 bit / 64 bit) XP / Vista / 7 (32 bit / 64 bit)
  Linux® yes yes yes yes yes yes
  Twain yes yes yes yes yes yes

All data refer to the current revision.

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

Since version 2.10.1 of mvIMPACT Acquire the "Merge Modules for mvIMPACT Acquire" are available as a separate download.
For this reason the installation packages are smaller now. The Merge Modules are needed for private setup routines, which shall include mvIMPACT Acquire drivers. More details are available in the mvIMPACT Acquire manuals.

mvDELTA_mvSIGMA x86 2.23.0.msi mvDELTA_mvSIGMA x86 2.23.0.msi | 37,756.0 kB

mvDELTA / mvSIGMA 32 Bit Windows (7, 8.1, 10)

mvDELTA_mvSIGMA x86_64 2.23.0.msi mvDELTA_mvSIGMA x86_64 2.23.0.msi | 53,440.0 kB

mvDELTA / mvSIGMA 64 Bit Windows (7, 8.1, 10)

Ab Version 2.5.0 ist der Treiber nicht mehr WHQL zertifiziert / Since version 2.5.0, the driver is not WHQL certified anymore

mvIMPACT Acquire.history mvIMPACT Acquire.history | 787.9 kB

mvIMPACT Acquire History-Datei / mvIMPACT Acquire history file

Older driver versions

To be able to watch or download the drivers, you have to be registered or logged in.

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

The frame grabber is supported by the Video4Linux driver. Here's a complete list: 

http://www.mjmwired.net/kernel/Documentation/video4linux/CARDLIST.bttv

Via command line you can load the frame grabber:

sudo rmmod bt878 bttv
sudo modprobe bttv card=7

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

mvSDK for Windows (deprecated)
mvSL32 4.1.17.54 mvSL32 4.1.17.54 | 640.5 kB

mvDELTA / mvSIGMA 32 Bit Windows (XP, Vista, 7; mvSIGMA-SLC: > Hardware Revision 3.10)

Gerätetreiber (nicht mvIMPACT Acquire) / device driver (not mvIMPACT Acquire)

mvSL32 4.1.17.54.history mvSL32 4.1.17.54.history | 29.1 kB

32 Bit mvDELTA / mvSIGMA History-Datei / 32 Bit mvDELTA / mvSIGMA history file

mvSDK for Linux (deprecated)
README README | 5.3 kB

Readme-Datei mit Installationshinweisen des Gerätetreibers (nicht mvIMPACT Acquire) / Readme file with installation guide for device driver (not mvIMPACT Acquire)

dist_slx-4.1.17.54-1 dist_slx-4.1.17.54-1 | 3,392.7 kB

mvDELTA / mvSIGMA 32 Bit Release Linux

Gerätetreiber (nicht mvIMPACT Acquire) / device driver (not mvIMPACT Acquire)

dist_slx-4.1.17.54-1.history dist_slx-4.1.17.54-1.history | 28.7 kB

32 Bit mvDELTA / mvSIGMA History-Datei / 32 Bit mvDELTA / mvSIGMA history file

Manuals
mvDELTA / mvSIGMA technical manual (chm) mvDELTA / mvSIGMA technical manual (chm) | 2,111.6 kB

mvDELTA / mvSIGMA Technisches Handbuch / Technical Manual

Hinweis / Note

mvDELTA / mvSIGMA technical manual (pdf) mvDELTA / mvSIGMA technical manual (pdf) | 1,598.3 kB

mvDELTA / mvSIGMA Technisches Handbuch / Technical Manual

Hinweis / Note

mvDELTA/mvSIGMA technical manual (html) mvDELTA/mvSIGMA technical manual (html)

mvDELTA/mvSIGMA Technisches Handbuch / Technical Manual

mvIMPACT Acquire API C++ mvIMPACT Acquire API C++ | 5,799.6 kB

mvIMPACT Acquire API C++ Handbuch / Manual

mvIMPACT Acquire API C mvIMPACT Acquire API C | 2,301.6 kB

mvIMPACT Acquire API C Handbuch / Manual

mvIMPACT Acquire API .NET mvIMPACT Acquire API .NET | 5,587.8 kB

mvIMPACT Acquire API .NET Handbuch / Manual

Datasheets
mvDELTA e 2007-05 MR mvDELTA e 2007-05 MR | 247.6 kB

Datenblatt / Datasheet mvDELTA

mvSIGMA-SLC e 2006-09 MR mvSIGMA-SLC e 2006-09 MR | 232.5 kB

Datenblatt / Datasheet mvSIGMA-SLC

mvSIGMA-SQ e 2007-05 MR mvSIGMA-SQ e 2007-05 MR | 261.9 kB

Datenblatt / Datasheet mvSIGMA-SQ / mvSIGMA-SQe

Subject to change without notice, Date 11/2006