Basler GigE Interface Cards#
The interface cards are specifically designed for seamless operation with Basler GigE cameras and the Basler pylon Camera Software Suite resulting in enhanced performance and stability.
|Operating System||Windows 7/8/8.1/10 |
Linux Stable Kernel versions 2.4.x/2.6.x/3.x/4.x or later
The following table includes the names of the available Basler GigE Interface Cards, their compliances with Base-T transmission rate categories, performance driver support, the kinds of brackets present, and the required unoccupied PCIe slots on the PC's motherboard.
|Model||1 Port||2 Port||4 Port||1 Port |
|2 Port |
|4 Port |
|10 GigE, |
|PCIe Slot Req.||≥2.1x1||≥2.1x2||≥2.1x4||≥2.1x1||≥2.1x2||≥2.1x4||≥2.1x1|
The PoE interface cards listed above receive power via the PCIe slots except for the Basler 4 Port GigE PoE Interface Card. It must receive AUX power from the PC's power supply via a 4-pin 5.25" Molex receptacle of the Molex 8981 series.
For further information regarding the Performance Driver Support, see the Basler GigE Vision Network Drivers and Bandwidth Management application note on the Basler website.
Maximum Cable Lengths#
Basler offers high-quality cables and plugs that are specifically designed for connecting Basler interface cards and cameras.
The maximum specified cable lengths differ according to transmission rates and shielding category, as indicated in the following table. Basler recommends not to exceed the indicated cable lengths.
|Transmission Rate||Max. Cable Length (Cat 5e)||Max. Cable Length (Cat 6)||Max. Cable Length (Cat 6a)||Max. Cable Length (Cat 7)|
|1000Base-T||100 m||100 m||100 m||100 m|
|2.5GBase-T||100 m||100 m||100 m||100 m|
|5GBase-T||100 m||100 m||100 m||100 m|
|10GBase-T||approx. 22 ma||approx. 30 ma||approx. 55 m||100 m|
Not specified; if you consider using them, test these cable lengths beforehand.
Basler Standard GigE Interface Cards#
- GigE Interface Card, 1 Port
- GigE Interface Card, 2 Port
- GigE Interface Card, 4 Port
- 10 GigE Interface Card, 1 Port