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This topic provides information about the current and previous versions of the Basler Product Documentation.

Version 55 (October 2021)#

  • Modifications and corrections related to the development of the following boost CXP-12 camera models from design-in sample status to series production:
  • Moved the Basler CXP-12 Interface Cards from the "PC Cards" section to the "Frame Grabbers" section.
  • Removed the following discontinued products from the "Frame Grabbers" and "VisualApplets" sections:
    • microEnable IV AQ4-GE
    • microEnable IV AQ4-GPoE
    • microEnable IV VQ4-GE
    • microEnable IV VQ4-GPoE
  • Updated product picture and mechanical drawing of the Basler GigE Interface Card, 4 Port.

Version 54 (September 2021)#

  • Added information about the following new boost camera models:
    • boA4504-100cc
    • boA4504-100cm
    • boA5320-150cc
    • boA5320-150cm
    • boA5328-100cc
    • boA5328-100cm
  • Added the following topics:
    • CXP-12 Interface Card 2C
    • CXP-12 Interface Card 4C
  • Added information about the following new ace 2 camera models:
    • a2A2600 cameras:
      • a2A2600-20gcBAS, a2A2600-20gmBAS, a2A2600-20gcPRO, a2A2600-20gmPRO
      • a2A2600-64ucBAS, a2A2600-64umBAS, a2A2600-64ucPRO, a2A2600-64umPRO
    • a2A4200 cameras:
      • a2A4200-12gcBAS, a2A4200-12gmBAS, a2A4200-12gcPRO, a2A4200-12gmPRO
      • a2A4200-40ucBAS, a2A4200-40umBAS, a2A4200-40ucPRO, a2A4200-40umPRO
  • Changed the name of the "Configuring the CXP-12 Interface Card 1C" topic to Configuring a CXP-12 Interface Card. Its content now applies to all CXP-12 Interface Cards.
  • Added the "Changing the Applet" section in the Configuring a CXP-12 Interface Card topic.
  • Added safety notice about heat dissipation in the Safety Instructions (ace, ace 2).md) topic.
  • Added the Software topic.

Version 53 (September 2021)#

  • Added link to the Basler imaWorx CXP-12 Quad Documentation in the Frame Grabbers section.
  • Corrected values for Binning Settings for the a2A1920, a2A2590, a2A3840, a2A5320, a2A5328, and a2A4504 mono camera models.
  • Corrected the frame rate values given in the specification tables of the daA1920-160uc, daA1920-160um, daA3840-45uc, and daA3840-45um camera models.
  • Changed the brand name ON Semiconductor to onsemi.
  • Corrected the lens barrel length value of the Basler Lens C11-0824-12M.
  • Removed the I/O lines specification from the specification tables of all BCON for MIPI camera models.
  • Added KC and UKCA compliance to the general information tables of the Basler Standard Lights.
  • Added UL conformity to the following ace 2 camera models:
    • a2A2448-23gmBAS, a2A2448-23gmPRO
    • a2A2448-75ucBAS, a2A2448-75ucPRO, a2A2448-75umBAS, a2A2448-75umPRO
    • a2A2590-22gcBAS, a2A2590-22gmBAS
    • a2A2590-60ucBAS, a2A2590-60ucPRO, a2A2590-60umBAS, a2A2590-60umPRO
    • a2A2840-14gmBAS, a2A2840-14gmPRO
    • a2A2840-48ucBAS, a2A2840-48ucPRO, a2A2840-48umBAS, a2A2840-48umPRO
    • a2A3840-13gcBAS, a2A3840-13gmBAS
    • a2A3840-45ucBAS, a2A3840-45ucPRO, a2A3840-45umBAS, a2A3840-45umPRO
    • a2A4096-9gmBAS, a2A4096-9gmPRO
    • a2A4096-30ucBAS, a2A4096-30ucPRO, a2A4096-30umBAS, a2A4096-30umPRO
    • a2A4504-18ucBAS, a2A4504-18ucPRO, a2A4504-18umBAS, a2A4504-18umPRO
    • a2A5320-23ucBAS, a2A5320-23ucPRO, a2A5320-23umBAS, a2A5320-23umPRO
    • a2A5328-15ucBAS, a2A5328-15ucPRO, a2A5328-15umBAS, a2A5328-15umPRO
  • Slightly revised the Specifics table of the Gain topic.
  • Replaced the e-mail link for documentation feedback with a link to a secure contact form.

Version 52 (August 2021)#

  • Updated VisualApplets documentation to VisualApplets version 3.3.0.
  • Adapted VisualApplets documentation further to Basler's documentation style.
  • Added the Basler Standard Lights section, which contains documentation about Basler's standard light portfolio.
  • Added the Mounting Instructions (Basler Camera Lights) topic.
  • Clarified the considerations for using the Multiple ROI feature in the Multiple ROI topic.
  • Added a note regarding the ColorTransformationMatrixFactor parameter in the Color Transformation topic.
  • Corrected feature availability (Stacked ROI instead of Multiple ROI) for the following camera models: boA4500-45cc/cm, boA6500-36cc/cm, boA8100-16cc/cm
  • Removed the discontinued daA2500-60mc-SD820-DB8 Embedded Vision Kit from the documentation.
  • Explained that overlapping image acquisition is only possible in free run image acquisition on the following camera models: acA3088-57uc/um, acA3088-16gc/gm, acA4024-29uc/um

Version 51 (July 2021)#

  • Updated the following topics to reflect the release of the pylon Supplementary Package for blaze:
    • blaze-101
    • Software Installation (blaze).md)
    • Hardware Installation (blaze).md)
    • Network Configuration (blaze).md)
    • blaze Features
    • Pixel Format (blaze).md)
    • Precision Time Protocol (blaze).md)
    • Synchronous Free Run (blaze).md)
    • Using the blaze-101
  • Added information about objects outside of the camera's field of view causing scattered light problems in the Influencing Factors and the Hardware Installation (blaze).md) topics.
  • Added the Two-Wire Interface camera feature topic.
  • Added the Line Connection camera feature topic.
  • Added availability of the Data Chunks and Event Notification features to the daA1920-160uc and daA1920-160um camera models.
  • Added FCC compliance to the specification tables of the daA1920-160uc, daA1920-160um, daA3840-45uc, and daA3840-45um camera models.
  • Added a note recommending to use GigE cameras in wired networks in the Using Basler GigE Cameras in a Wireless LAN topic.

Version 50 (July 2021)#

  • Corrected names of the following ace 2 cameras:
    • a2A2448 cameras:
      • a2A2448-23gcBAS, a2A2448-23gmBAS, a2A2448-23gcPRO, a2A2448-23gmPRO
      • a2A2448-75ucBAS, a2A2448-75umBAS, a2A2448-75ucPRO, a2A2448-75umPRO
    • a2A2840 cameras:
      • a2A2840-48ucBAS, a2A2840-48umBAS, a2A2840-48ucPRO, a2A2840-48umPRO
  • Added the Adaptive Tone Mapping camera feature topic.
  • Added the LED states section to all ace 2 camera topics.
  • Changed the warranty for Basler Premium Cables from 1 year to 3 years.
  • Revised the Error Codes camera feature topic.
  • Removed links to discontinued products in the Housing Accessories topic.

Version 49 (June 2021)#

  • Added information about the following new ace 2 camera models:
    • a2A2448 cameras:
      • a2A2448-22gcBAS, a2A2448-22gmBAS, a2A2448-22gcPRO, a2A2448-22gmPRO
      • a2A2448-74ucBAS, a2A2448-74umBAS, a2A2448-74ucPRO, a2A2448-74umPRO
    • a2A2840 cameras:
      • a2A2840-14gcBAS, a2A2840-14gmBAS, a2A2840-14gcPRO, a2A2840-14gmPRO
      • a2A2840-47ucBAS, a2A2840-47umBAS, a2A2840-47ucPRO, a2A2840-47umPRO
    • a2A4096 cameras:
      • a2A4096-9gcBAS, a2A4096-9gmBAS, a2A4096-9gcPRO, a2A4096-9gmPRO
      • a2A4096-30ucBAS, a2A4096-30umBAS, a2A4096-30ucPRO, a2A4096-30umPRO
  • Added the Sensor State and Exposure Start Delay camera feature topics.
  • Added information about the daA3840-30mc camera model
  • Changed name of the Defect Pixel Correction topic to Defect Pixel Correction Mode.
  • Updated the graphic in the Power Supply 24V/60W, M12 8P topic.
  • Updated the available documentation list in the Network and Peripheral Devices topic.
  • Corrected Digital Shift feature availability for the following camera models: acA2000-165uc/um/umNIR, aca2040-90uc/um/umNIR
  • Added UL conformity to the boA4500-45cc, boA4500-45cm, boA6500-36cc, boA6500-36cm, boA8100-16cc, and boA8100-16cm camera models.
  • Removed the "Free Run Image Acquisition" and "Triggered Image Acquisition" topics from the "I/O Control" section of the table of contents.
  • Added the Heat Sink for Basler ace 2 Cameras and the Heat Sink for Basler boost Cameras topics.
  • Added footnote for the acA4096-11gc and acA4096-11gm camera models in the Specifics table of the Exposure Time topic.

Version 48 (April 2021)#

  • Replaced the "Daylight Robustness" topic with the revised Ambient Light Robustness topic.
  • Revised the Network Configuration (blaze).md) topic and added Linux-specific information.
  • Added information about the blaze Viewer for Linux throughout the Basler blaze camera documentation.
  • Added the Accessories.md) section to the "3D Cameras" section.
  • Added information about observing the camera's minimum exposure time when the Trigger Width or Trigger Controlled exposure mode is enabled.
  • Matched frame rate values given in the specification tables and in the first sentence of the boA4500-45cc, boA4500-45cm, boA6500-36cc, boA6500-36cm, boA8100-16cc, and boA8100-16cm camera models.
  • Added the availability of the Ultra Short exposure time mode for the following ace GigE camera models: acA2040-35gc, acA2040-35gm, acA2440-20gc, acA2440-20gm, acA4096-11gc, acA4096-11gm, acA4112-8gc, and acA4112-8gm
  • Changed name of the Basler Lens C23-3518-5M-P to Basler Lens C23-3520-5M-P.
  • Corrected the link to the stress test results in the blaze-101 topic.

Version 47 (March 2021)#

  • Added information about the following new camera models:
    • boA4500-45cc
    • boA4500-45cm
    • boA6500-36cc
    • boA8100-16cc
  • Added information about the following new camera models:
    • daA3840-45uc
    • daA3840-45um
  • Added the following BCON for MIPI camera feature topics to the "Embedded Vision" section:
    • Periodic Signal (BCON for MIPI)
    • Trigger Activation (BCON for MIPI)
    • Trigger Mode (BCON for MIPI)
    • Trigger Source (BCON for MIPI)
  • Added information about the Short exposure time mode in the Exposure Time topic.
  • Added availability of the following camera features to the boA4096-93cm/cc and boA4112-68cm/cc camera models:
    • Brightness and Contrast
    • Multiple ROI
    • Serial Communication
  • Added availability of the Hue and Saturation camera feature to the boA4096-93cc and boA4112-68cc camera models.
  • Added availability of the Light Source Preset feature setting to the boA4096-93cc and boA4112-68cc camera models.
  • Removed the following specifications for all camera models:
    • Black Level: Maximum Black Level
    • Exposure Time: Exposure Time Increment
    • Exposure Auto: Minimum Target Value, Maximum Target Value
    • Gain Auto: Minimum Target Value, Maximum Target Value
    • Image ROI: Height Increment, Width Increment, Offset X Increment, Offset Y Increment
  • Changed name of the Shutter Mode topic to Sensor Shutter Mode.
  • Changed name of the Basler Lens C23-1618-5M-P to Basler Lens C23-1620-5M-P.
  • Moved the "Physical Interface" and "Electrical Requirements" sections from the BCON for MIPI camera topics to the BCON for MIPI Interface Description topic.
  • Added power consumption and details regarding supported standards in the specification tables in all Basler GigE Interface Cards topics.
  • Added the F-Mount Lenses topic.
  • Added a link to the Power Supply 24 V, Open End data sheet in the Network and Peripheral Devices topic.
  • Corrected minimum required pylon version for ace 2 and boost CXP-12 cameras.
  • Removed discontinued products in the S-Mount Lenses topic.
  • Removed the Strength topic and moved relevant content into the Temporal Filter topic.
  • Changed the name of the Strength parameter to TemporalFilterStrength in the Temporal Filter topic.
  • Added a description of the OutlierRemovalThreshold parameter in the Outlier Removal topic.
  • Added the Ambiguity Filter topic.
  • Added the Diagnostic Information topic.
  • Added a note about the Scan3dCoordinateScale parameter in the Processing Measurement Results topic.
  • Corrected the scale factor in the Processing Measurement Results topic.
  • Added network configuration recommendations when using PTP to team a blaze and 2D cameras in the Precision Time Protocol (blaze) and Working with Multiple Cameras topics.
  • Made the reference to the Linux SDK version generic in the Software Installation (blaze) topic.

Version 46 (February 2021)#

  • Renamed the "Embedded Vision Kits" section "Embedded Vision".
  • Moved the Basler dart BCON for MIPI camera module documentation to the "Embedded Vision" section.
  • Revised and restructured the BCON for MIPI camera module documentation.
  • Updated pin names and functions in all dart BCON for MIPI camera module topics.
  • Added information about external triggering and the NVIDIA Jetson Xavier NX developer board in the following Add-On Camera Kits topics:
    • daA2500-60mci-NVJET-NVDK-AddOn
    • daA4200-30mci-NVJET-NVDK-AddOn
    • daA4200-30mci-JNANO-NVDK
  • Updated design and wording of the Frame Grabbers and VisualApplets documentation in line with Basler's documentation style.
  • Revised the Frame Grabbers topic.
  • Added the "Models" section and the Frame Grabber Models topic to the frame grabber documentation.
  • Added KC compliance to the specification tables of the boA6500-36cm and boA8100-16cm camera models.
  • Updated mechanical drawings of the Basler boost CXP-12 camera series.
  • Corrected the values for the maximum allowed lens intrusion for all Basler boost CXP-12 camera models and updated figures.
  • Removed deprecated C.NET code samples in all camera feature topics.
  • Replaced "C++ (Generic)" code samples with the newer samples previously found under "C++ (Generic, v5.2+)".
  • Corrected the filter size of the Basler Lens C11-1220-12M.
  • Slightly revised the Event Notification topic.
  • Slightly revised the Binning topic. Updated the binning selector availability and parameter values for the following cameras: ace 2 mono, boost mono, and daA1920-160um
  • Added cable lengths to cable drawings in all SLP cable topics.
  • Added information about downloading an extra driver for the 10GigE Interface Card, 1 Port from www.marvell.com.
  • Removed operating systems that are no longer supported from the Software Installation (Windows) and the Software Installation (Linux) topics.
  • Updated download links for USB 3.0 host controller drivers in the Hardware Installation (USB 3.0 Cameras) topic.
  • Added link to Basler software downloads in the specification tables of all ace, ace 2, dart USB 3.0, and pulse camera topics.
  • Added availability of an Android version of the pylon software in the specification tables of all ace, ace 2, dart USB 3.0, and pulse camera topics.
  • Added links to data sheets of VST third-party lenses in the C-Mount Lenses topic.

Version 45 (January 2021)#

  • Revised the "Monitoring" section in the Burst Mode topic.
  • Revised the Temperature State and Temperature State (blaze) topics.
  • Added a note about lowered frame rates when using hardware or software triggering in the Triggered Image Acquisition topic.
  • Corrected BslSensorBitDepth parameter name in the code samples of the Sensor Bit Depth topic.
  • Updated product pictures and mechanical drawings of the C10 Basler Lens series.

Version 44 (December 2020)#

  • Several changes relating to the blaze-101 camera reaching series production:
    • Added the Thermal Drift Correction topic.
    • Added the Multi-Camera Channel topic.
    • Added the Intensity Calculation topic.
    • Added the Choosing a Power Supply topic.
    • Added the Precision Time Protocol (blaze) topic.
    • Added the Synchronous Free Run (blaze) topic.
    • Added the Working with Multiple Cameras topic.
    • Updated the camera drawing in the camera topic.
    • Revised the Providing Heat Dissipation (blaze) topic.
    • Added a reference to the new Thermal Drift Correction feature in the Influencing Factors topic.
    • Updated the General Specifications table in the camera topic.
      • Multi-Camera Operation is now available.
      • More programming languages are available now.
      • Operating system information has been updated.
  • Added information about the following new camera models:
    • boA6500-36cm
    • boA8100-16cm
  • Added the Basler GigE Interface Cards to the documentation.
  • Revised the following topics to include information about the new BCON for MIPI to Mini SAS adapter:
    • daA2500-60mc-IMX8MP-EVK
    • daA3840-30mc-IMX8MP-EVK
  • Added sections about network configuration on Linux in the Network Configuration (GigE Cameras) topic.
  • Added footnote about the maximum number of images per series in High Speed burst mode in the Trigger Selector topic.
  • Corrected temperature thresholds in the Temperature State topic for several ace U/L cameras.
  • Corrected the order number of the USB 3.0, Micro B sl/A, P, 8m cable.
  • Removed the website link to the Basler CXP-12 Starter Kit boost in the general specifications table of the boA4096-93cc, boA4096-93cm, boA4112-68cc, and boA4112-68cm camera topics.
  • Removed links to the user's manuals and application notes of the following discontinued cameras from the Other Documentation topic: Basler L301k, Basler L301kc, Basler L304kc/L304k, Basler runner GigE, Basler sprint Color, and Basler sprint Mono
  • Added a link to Other Documentation in the Area Scan Cameras topic.
  • Corrected software version number of the pylon Deployment Guide in the Other Documentation topic.
  • Added links to new application notes in the Other Documentation topic.
  • Added the pylon SDK Samples Manual in the Other Documentation topic.
  • Removed the prototype status of the following camera models: acA3088-57ucMED, acA3088-57umMED, acA5472-17ucMED, and acA5472-17umMED.
  • Corrected the specified Gigabit Ethernet data transfer rate to 120 MB/s in the Basler ace 2 GigE and Basler ace GigE topics.

Version 43 (November 2020)#

  • Added the Multiple ROI camera feature topic.
  • Added the Serial Communication camera feature topic.
  • Added the LED light source preset. It is available for all ace 2 color cameras.
  • Added availability of the Data Chunks and Event Notification features to all ace 2 camera models.
  • Revised the Data Chunks and Event Notification topics and added information specific to ace 2 cameras.
  • Added the following events to the Event Notification topic:
    • Frame Buffer Overrun
    • Frame Trigger Missed
    • Temperature Status Changed
    • Test
  • Added the Frame ID chunk to the Data Chunks topic.
  • Added availability for the Global Reset Release shutter mode to all rolling shutter ace 2 cameras.
  • Added availability of 10-bit pixel formats to all Basler ace 2 Pro camera models.
  • Revised the Pixel Format topic.
  • Corrected the thread size of the Basler Lens C11-2520-12M-P.
  • Corrected tick frequency information for Basler ace 2 camera models in the Network Related Parameters.md) and Precision Time Protocol topics.
  • Corrected the maximum black level values in the Black Level topic for the a2A5320-7gm/c, a2A5320-23um/c, a2A5328-4gm/c, a2A5328-15um/c, a2A4504-5gm/c, and a2A4504-18um/c Basic and Pro camera models.
  • Updated several blaze-101 topics:
    • Updated pixel format information in the general specification table in the blaze-101 topic.
    • Replaced the product label in the blaze-101 topic.
    • Updated the confidence threshold value range in the Confidence Threshold topic.
    • Revised the "Image Components" topic and renamed it Component Selector.
    • Updated the available pixel formats in the Pixel Format (blaze) topic.
    • Updated the laser safety instructions in the Safety Instructions (blaze) topic.
  • Removed the website link to the Basler CXP-12 Starter Kit boost in the Hardware Installation (CXP-12 Cameras) topic.
  • Moved links to third-party CXP cables from the Power and I/O Cables topic to the Data Cables topic.

Version 42 (October 2020)#

  • Added the Basler Camera Lights section, which contains documentation about Basler's camera light portfolio.
  • Restructured the table of contents of the documentation:
    • A new section called 3D Cameras has been created.
    • All information relating to the blaze-101 camera has been moved to the new 3D Cameras section.
    • The "Cameras and Camera Modules" section has been renamed Area Scan Cameras.
    • The "Accessories" section has been renamed Vision Components.
    • The "Other Accessories" section has been renamed Accessories.
  • The blaze-101 camera documentation has been updated:
    • Restructured the table of contents has been and renamed some topics.
    • Added KC and EAC compliance to the specification table.
    • Added temperature thresholds in the Temperature State (blaze) topic.
    • Updated the general safety notices in the Safety Instructions (blaze) topic.
    • Updated the Strength feature description.
    • Corrected the website link of the 2-m power cable in the "Cable Requirements" section of the blaze-101 topic.
  • Added information about the position of the I/O connector in the mechanical specifications of the daA1920-160uc/um bare board variants.
  • Added links to data sheets of the Fujinon lens series in the C-Mount Lenses topic.
  • Removed the Basler Starter Kits topic due to discontinuation of the products.
  • Added EAC compliance to the specification tables of all ace, ace 2, MED ace, boost, dart, and pulse camera models (except for acA5472-17uc/umMED, acA3088-57uc/umMED).
  • Added KC compliance to the specification tables of the a2A5320-7gm/c, a2A5320-23um/c, a2A5328-4gm/c, a2A5328-15um/c, a2A4504-5gm/c, and a2A4504-18um/c Basic and Pro camera models.
  • Added cleaning instructions for Basler MED ace cameras with the Dust Protection feature set to the Cleaning Instructions topic.
  • Updated the cable diameter and the drawing in the Basler Cable GigE, Cat6a, RJ45 sl hor/RJ45, S topic.
  • Corrected all technical specifications in the Basler Cable USB 3.0, Micro B sl/A, P, 8m topic.
  • Clarified in all USB data cable topics that UL conformity only refers to the raw cable not to the finished product.
  • Revised the warning notice in the General Safety Notice section in the Safety Instructions (boost) topic.
  • Added a drawing showing the cable connected to an ace 2 camera in the Basler Cable USB 3.0, Micro B 90° A1 sl/A (ace downwards), P topic.
  • Added the Basler SLP Cable, HRS 6p/TBL-S, P and Basler SLP Cable, TBL-S/open, P topics.
  • Added links to the data sheets of the following third-party CoaXPress cables:
    • Cable CXP, Micro-BNC x2 (HD-BNC), DrC, 10 m
    • Cable CXP, Micro-BNC x2 (HD-BNC), DrC, 5 m
    • Cable CXP, Micro-BNC x2 (HD-BNC), DrC, 3 m
  • Added a toggle switch at the top of the page for manually switching between light and dark mode.

Version 41 (September 2020)#

  • Added information about the following new ace 2 camera models:
    • a2A4504 cameras:
      • a2A4504-5gcBAS, a2A4504-5gmBAS, a2A4504-5gcPRO, a2A4504-5gmPRO
      • a2A4504-18ucBAS, a2A4504-18umBAS, a2A4504-18ucPRO, a2A4504-18umPRO
    • a2A5320 cameras:
      • a2A5320-7gcBAS, a2A5320-7gmBAS, a2A5320-7gcPRO, a2A5320-7gmPRO
      • a2A5320-23ucBAS, a2A5320-23umBAS, a2A5320-23ucPRO, a2A5320-23umPRO
    • a2A5328 cameras:
      • a2A5328-4gcBAS, a2A5328-4gmBAS, a2A5328-4gcPRO, a2A5328-4gmPRO
      • a2A5328-15ucBAS, a2A5328-15umBAS, a2A5328-15ucPRO, a2A5328-15umPRO
  • Added information about the following new MED ace camera models:
    • acA3088-57ucMED
    • acA3088-57umMED
    • acA5472-17ucMED
    • acA5472-17umMED
  • Added the "Sensor and FPGA Binning" section in the Binning topic.
  • Added the "Focus Indicator Chunk" section in the Data Chunks topic.
  • Added the "Black Level Compensation" section in the Black Level topic.
  • Revised the Binning topic.
  • Added information about High Speed burst mode availability in the Burst Mode topic.
  • The search feature is now also available in Chinese (Simplified). Use the language selector at the top of the page to change languages.

Version 40 (August 2020)#

  • Added information about the status LED to all ace 2 GigE camera topics.
  • Added information about the Basler Camera Lights to the Light Control Feature Set topic.
  • Added the Basler blaze-101 camera.
  • Added the following camera feature topics for Basler blaze cameras:
    • Acquisition Frame Rate (blaze)
    • Confidence Threshold
    • Device Information Parameters (blaze)
    • Device Temperature (blaze)
    • Error Codes (blaze)
    • Exposure Time (blaze)
    • Fast Mode
    • Gamma Correction
    • Image Components
    • Operating Mode
    • Outlier Removal
    • Pixel Format (blaze)
    • ROI
    • Scan 3d Calibration Offset
    • Scan 3d Invalid Data Value
    • Spatial Filter
    • Strength
    • Temperature State (blaze)
    • Temporal Filter
  • Added the following 3D camera technology and operation topics:
    • Overview
    • Accuracy and Precision
    • Daylight Robustness
    • Influencing Factors
    • blaze-101 Camera Operation
    • Processing Measurement Results
  • Added information about the following new camera models:
    • daA1920-160uc
    • daA1920-160um
  • Merged the "Counter (ace)" and "Counter (ace 2, boost)" topics into a single "Counter" topic.
  • Merged the "Timer (ace)" and "Timer (ace 2, boost)" topics into a single "Timer" topic.
  • Added information about the status LED to all ace 2 GigE camera topics.
  • Corrected the Temporal Offset tRow value in the Shutter Mode topic for a2A3840-13gc/gm and a2A3840-45uc/um (BAS and PRO) camera models.
  • Added warning notice to the General Safety Notice section in the Safety Instructions (boost) topic.
  • Added "UL Listed" status for boA4096-93cm/cc and boA4112-68cm/cc camera models.
  • Added information about IR cut filter calibration on dart cameras in the Light Source Preset topic.
  • Revised the search feature to provide better search results.

Version 39 (August 2020)#

  • Added the following Basler Add-On Camera Kits to the documentation:
    • daA2500-60mc-IMX8MP-EVK
    • daA2500-60mci-IMX8-EVK
    • daA2500-60mci-NVJET-NVDK-AddOn
    • daA3840-30mc-IMX8MP-EVK
    • daA4200-30mci-IMX8-EVK
    • daA4200-30mci-NVJET-NVDK-AddOn
  • Added availability for the following features to the daA2500-60mci and daA4200-30mci camera models:
    • Auto Function Profile (described in the BCON for MIPI Features topic)
    • Balance White
    • Brightness and Contrast
    • Gamma
  • Revised the "Additional Parameters" section in the Gamma topic.
  • Corrected timing diagram in the BCON for LVDS Interface Description topic.
  • Added note about the FreeRunTimerUpdate command in the Synchronous Free Run topic.
  • Added "UL Listed" status for a2A1920-160um/uc and a2A1920-51gc/gm camera models (BAS and PRO).
  • Corrected the number of GPIO lines in the specifications tables of some Basler ace USB 3.0 camera models.
  • Corrected Vignetting Correction feature availability for the following camera models: acA4096-30ucMED/umMED, acA4096-40ucMED/umMED, acA4112-20ucMED/umMED, acA4112-30ucMED/umMED.
  • Added missing entries in the "Specifics" tables of various camera feature topics for the following camera models: acA2040-55uc, acA2500-20gc, daA1600-60uc, daA2500-60mci
  • Added information about which pixel format to select when performing vignetting correction on color cameras in the Vignetting Correction and Vignetting Correction (pylon Viewer) topics.

Version 38 (July 2020)#

  • Added technical specifications of Basler Cables in the Cables section.
  • Added information for the following new embedded vision kits:
    • daA4200-30mci-JNANO-NVDK
    • daA4200-30mci-JNANO-NVDK-AIA
  • Updated the daA4200-30mci-MX8MM-VAR topic.
  • Corrected Camera Operation Mode feature availability for all ace 2 camera models.
  • Corrected Black Level parameter range for a2A1920-160um/uc and a2A1920-51gc/gm camera models (BAS and PRO).
  • Corrected Stacked Zone Imaging feature availability for the following camera models: acA2000-50gmNIR and acA2040-25gmNIR.
  • Corrected Data Chunks feature availability for the following camera models: acA3088-57um, acA3088-57um, acA4024-29um, acA4024-29uc.
  • Updated the SELV/LPS safety notices in the following topics to comply with the UL62368-1 standard: Safety Instructions (ace, ace 2), Safety Instructions (boost).
  • Added mechanical drawing to the Basler Lens C11-0824-12M-P topic.
  • Added information about triggering the Basler boost CXP-12 camera via the interface card in the Trigger Source topic.
  • Added frame rates in relation to CoaXPress speed to the specification tables of all Basler boost CXP-12 camera models.
  • Added information about CoaXPress data cable lengths to all boost CXP-12 camera topics.
  • Added KC (Korea Certification) compliance to the specification tables of all Basler boost CXP-12 camera models.
  • Removed the Color Enhancement Features topic.

Version 37 (June 2020)#

  • Added information about the following new camera models:
    • acA2590-22gcBAS
    • acA2590-22gmBAS
    • acA2590-60ucBAS
    • acA2590-60umBAS
    • acA3840-13gcPRO
    • acA3840-13gmPRO
    • acA3840-45ucPRO
    • acA3840-45umPRO
    • acA2590-22gcPRO
    • acA2590-22gmPRO
    • acA2590-60ucPRO
    • acA2590-60umPRO
  • Updated the following camera topics to reflect that these camera models are now in series production:
    • acA3840-13gcBAS
    • acA3840-13gmBAS
    • acA3840-45ucBAS
    • acA3840-45umBAS
  • Added the Burst Mode camera feature topic.
  • Added the Basler Lens C11-0824-12M-P to the C11 12M Basler Lens series.
  • Updated the "Resolution" row in the specification tables of the C11 12M Basler Lens series.
  • Optimized the display of colors and drawings in dark mode.

Version 36 (May 2020)#

  • Added the BCON for MIPI Features topic. The topic describes features that are exclusively available on Basler dart BCON for MIPI cameras.
    • Moved contents of the Gain/Exposure feature topic to the BCON for MIPI Features topic.
    • Added the Scaling and Sharpness Enhancement features to the BCON for MIPI Features topic.
  • Added drawings to the "Cleaning the IR Cut Filter" section of the Cleaning Instructions topic.
  • Added information related to UL 62368-1 test conditions for all Basler boost CXP-12 camera models.
  • Added links to the matching CAD/technical drawings under "Mechanical Specifications" in all camera topics.
  • Updated the "Resolution" row in the specification tables of the C10 3M Basler Lens series.
  • Corrected the I/O connector information in the Physical Interface section of all camera types.
  • Added dark mode. If dark mode is enabled on your operating system and supported by your browser, the documentation will appear in darker colors.
  • Optimized keyboard navigation in the camera filter ("Your camera model").

Version 35 (April 2020)#

  • Added information about the following new camera models:
    • daA2500-60mci
    • daA4200-30mci
  • Added KC (Korea Certification) compliance to the specification tables of the Basler ace 2 camera models.
  • Removed the Line Overload Status All topic and moved its content to the Line Overload Status topic.
  • Removed the Line Status All topic and moved its content to the Line Status topic.
  • Removed the LUT Value All topic and moved its content to the LUT topic.
  • Removed the User Output Value All topic and moved its content to the User Output Value topic.
  • Moved content from "Prerequisites" sections to procedures in the relevant camera feature topics.
  • Updated mechanical drawings of the C11 and C23-5M Basler Lens series.
  • Updated the names of all Basler Lenses to match the Basler website.
  • Corrected the pin assignment information in the Connector Pin Numbering and Assignments section of all ace 2 Pro USB camera models.
  • Corrected the I/O connector type in the Physical Interface section of all ace 2 Pro USB camera models.
  • Corrected information about the spectral response curve in the Spectral Response section of all ace 2 Pro color camera models.
  • Added information how to avoid overtriggering the Basler SLP Strobe Controller in the Light Control Feature Set topic.
  • Added information about the BslLightDeviceControlMode parameter in the configuration procedure of the Basler SLP Strobe Controller Light Control Feature Set topic.
  • Using the camera filter ("Your camera model") will now also filter the footnotes in camera feature topics. Only the footnotes relevant to your camera model will be shown.
  • Optimized the search feature to provide better search results.

Version 34 (April 2020)#

  • Improved the implementation of the automatic translation service.
  • Updated circuit diagram in the Basler SLP Strobe Controller topic.
  • Updated "Specifics" table in the Exposure Time topic for all Basler boost CXP-12 camera models.
  • Corrected exposure time offset values in the Exposure Mode topic for all Basler boost CXP-12 camera models.

Version 33 (April 2020)#

  • The Basler Product Documentation is now available in Chinese (Simplified). Use the language selector at the top of the page to change languages.
  • Added all available Basler Lenses to the documentation.
  • The table of contents has been restructured. The main sections of the documentation can now be accessed via the top navigation bar.
  • Improved the performance of the search function. Search results should now appear considerably faster.
  • Updated IR cut filter cleaning instructions for Basler ace 2 cameras in the Cleaning Instructions topic.
  • Corrected orientation of the I/O connector for all Basler ace 2 GigE cameras.
  • Added information related to UL 62368-1 test conditions for all Basler ace 2 camera models.
  • Corrected Offset Y increment value in the Image ROI topic for the following camera models: acA2500-14gm, acA2500-14um, acA1920-25gm, acA1920-25um.
  • Corrected PGI Feature Set feature availability for the following camera models: acA3088-16gm, acA3088-57um, acA4024-29um, acA4024-29uc.
  • Updated the Available Documentation lists in the Accessories section.
  • Corrected maximum black level value for acA1600-60gm/gc camera models.
  • The documentation is no longer compatible with Microsoft Internet Explorer.

Version 32 (March 2020)#

  • Added information about the following new camera models:
    • a2A1920-51gcPRO
    • a2A1920-51gmPRO
    • a2A1920-160ucPRO
    • a2A1920-160umPRO
  • Added the following camera feature topics:
    • Compression Beyond
    • Pixel Beyond
  • Added information specific to the Basler ace 2 Pro cameras to the following camera feature topics:
    • Action Commands
    • PGI Feature Set
  • Modifications and corrections related to the development of the following boost CXP-12 camera models from design-in sample status to series production:
    • boA4096-93cc
    • boA4096-93cm
    • boA4112-68cc
    • boA4112-68cm
  • Updated "Specifics" table entries for the following Basler ace 2 Basic camera models:
    • a2A3840-13gcBAS
    • a2A3840-13gmBAS
    • a2A3840-45ucBAS
    • a2A3840-45umBAS
  • Added the Configuring the CXP-12 Interface Card 1C topic.
  • Added the Firmware Updater topic.
  • Revised the SDK and APIs section in the pylon Camera Software Suite topic.
  • Updated the Software Installation (Linux) topic.
  • Updated the Overview of the pylon Viewer topic.
  • Updated the Configuring a Camera topic.
  • Updated the Automatic Image Adjustment topic.
  • Updated the animation in the Configuring Camera Parameters topic.
  • Updated the screenshot in the Search Feature topic.
  • Updated a screenshot in the Crosshair and Grid topic.
  • Removed the Favorites topic in the pylon Viewer section.
  • Corrected link to Deployment Guide in the Software Installation (Windows) topic.
  • Corrected the input voltage levels in all dart USB 3.0 camera topics.
  • Corrected I/O connector pin assignment information for all ace U and ace L GigE camera models.
  • Revised the structure of the Accessories section to adapt it to the structure of the Basler website.
  • Added information about an additional offset on some ace Classic camera models in the Exposure Time topic.
  • Added a note about parameter naming in dart and pulse cameras in the Hue and Saturation topic and added sample code to reflect the different parameter names.
  • Added Frame Burst Active to the list of available image acquisition tasks in the Acquisition Status topic.
  • Added a link to the ace 2 tripod mount documentation in the Camera Mount Adapters topic.
  • Corrected code sample in the Balance White topic.
  • Corrected the layout of the Event Notification topic.

Version 31 (February 2020)#

  • Modifications and corrections related to the development of the following ace 2 Basic camera models from prototype to series production:
    • a2A1920-51gcBAS
    • a2A1920-51gmBAS
    • a2A1920-160ucBAS
    • a2A1920-160umBAS
  • Added the following camera feature topics:
    • Line Overload Status All
    • Periodic Signal
  • Added spectral response curves for the following camera models: a2A1920-51gcBAS, a2A1920-160ucBAS.
  • Revised the structure of the table of contents. All uncategorized topics in the "Cameras and Camera Models" section have been moved:
    • Moved camera hardware-related topics to the new "Hardware Information" subsection.
    • Moved image acquisition-related topics to the new "Image Acquisition" subsection.
    • Moved the "Feature Sequence (dart, pulse)" topic to the "Features" subsection.
    • Moved the "Network Related Parameters (GigE Cameras)" topic to the "Installation" subsection.
    • Integrated content of the "Camera Software Licensing Information" topic in the "Licensing Information" topic.
  • Corrected values in the "Additional Information" table in the Exposure Time topic.
  • Corrected the table reference in footnote B of the Exposure Mode topic.
  • Added information about the availability of the Continuous operating mode in the Balance White Auto topic.
  • Updated parameter names in the Exposure Auto code sample for ace Classic/U/L cameras.
  • Added missing footnotes in the Test Images topic.

Version 30 (January 2020)#

  • Added information about the following new camera models:
    • a2A3840-13gcBAS
    • a2A3840-13gmBAS
    • a2A3840-45ucBAS
    • a2A3840-45umBAS
  • Updated information about the parameters contained in a sequence set in the Sequencer (GigE Cameras) and Sequencer (USB Cameras) topics.
  • Corrected Temperature State feature availability for ace Classic camera models.
  • Corrected parameter names in the Temperature State topic.
  • Indicated that the filter holder can't be removed on acA2040-55uc camera models.
  • Corrected number of GPIO lines for acA3800-14uc and acA3800-14um camera models.

Version 29 (December 2019)#

  • Added information for the new daA4200-30mci-MX8MM-VAR Embedded Vision Kit.
  • Modifications and corrections related to the development of the ace 2 camera models from prototype to series production.
  • Added the Frame Grabber Portfolio section. The section includes information about Basler's frame grabbers and the VisualApplets development environment.
  • Added information for the new daA4200-30mci-MX8MM-VAR Embedded Vision Kit.
  • Added information about the position of the I/O connector in the mechanical specifications of the Basler dart USB 3.0 bare board variants.
  • Revised the code sample in the Sequencer (GigE cameras) topic.
  • Revised the documentation of the Total Buffer Count parameter in the Stream Grabber Parameters topic.
  • Corrected Temperature State feature availability for the aca640-750uc and aca640-750um camera models.

Version 28 (November 2019)#

  • Updated maximum lens intrusion for a number of MED ace camera models in the Maximum Allowed Lens Intrusion topic.
  • Updated information about the Monitor mode in the Stream Grabber Parameters topic.
  • Added a note about the Monitor mode in the Opening and Closing a Device topic.
  • Corrected the information regarding the removability of the IR cut filter of acA2440-35ucMED cameras.
  • Added a note about using the Flash Window signal in the Light Control Feature Set topic.
  • Added a formula to calculate the flash window width in the Line Source topic.
  • Corrected link to the Product Change Notification in the Vignetting Correction topic.
  • Revised the Maximum Allowed Lens Intrusion topic. Replaced figures with hyperlinks.
  • Minor corrections.

Version 27 (October 2019)#

  • Redesigned the entire Basler Product Documentation. The new version has the following benefits:
    • A modern, frameless layout
    • Improved performance
    • New search engine
    • Option to disable the camera filter ("Your camera model: None selected")
    • Searchable "Specifics" tables (if filter is disabled)
    • Option to copy code snippets with a single click
    • New code snippet flavor: "C++ (Generic)"
    • Scalable vector graphics
  • Corrected installation instructions for dart bare board cameras in the Hardware Installation (USB 3.0 Cameras) topic.
  • Removed indication as design-in sample for the daA2500-60mc camera model.
  • Added the BCON for MIPI Interface Description topic.
  • Corrected data transfer rates in the Basler ace 2 GigE and Basler ace 2 GigE topics.
  • Updated the availability of the Light Control Feature Set in further camera models.
  • Updated various product specifications in the Basler SLP Strobe Controller topic.
  • Added a Troubleshooting section in the Basler SLP Strobe Controller topic.
  • Corrected incorrect capitalization of parameter names in the BCON for LVDS Interface Description topic.

Version 26 (September 2019)#

  • Added information about the following new camera models:
    • boA4096-93cc
    • boA4096-93cm
    • boA4112-68cc
  • Added the Lighting category in the Accessories topic.
  • Updated availability of the Basler SLP Strobe Controller.
  • Added a note about turning off power when setting up the controller or connecting/disconnecting any cables in the Basler SLP Strobe Controller topic.
  • Added cable requirements in the Basler SLP Strobe Controller topic.
  • Updated the availability of the Light Control Feature Set topic.

Version 25 (August 2019)#

  • Added the Basler ace 2 GigE camera series to the documentation:
  • Added information about the following new camera models:
    • a2A1920-51gcBAS
    • a2A1920-51gmBAS
  • Added information related to the ace 2 GigE camera series to the Mounting Instructions (ace 2) topic.
  • Added information related to the ace 2 GigE camera series to the following camera feature topics:
    • Device Information Parameters
    • Network Related Parameters (GigE Cameras)
    • Scheduled Action Commands
  • Added information related to the ace 2 and boost camera series to the Center X and Center Y feature topic.
  • Updated the Acquisition Status topic to include information about the Acquisition Idle acquisition state.
  • Corrected the note about using the camera for challenging applications in the following camera topics: acA4096-30ucMED, acA4096-30umMED, acA4096-40ucMED, acA4096-40umMED, acA4112-20ucMED, acA4112-20umMED, acA4112-30ucMED, acA4112-30umMED.

Version 24 (July 2019)#

  • Added the Basler ace 2 USB 3.0 and Basler boost CXP-12 camera series to the documentation:
  • Added information about the following new camera models:
    • a2A1920-160ucBAS
    • a2A1920-160umBAS
    • boA4112-68cm
  • Added the Circuit Diagrams (ace 2, boost) topic.
  • Added the Mounting Instructions (ace 2 USB 3.0) topic.
  • Added the Providing Heat Dissipation (boost) topic.
  • Added the Safety Instructions (boost) topic.
  • Added information related to the ace 2 and boost camera series to the following topics:
    • Cleaning Instructions
    • Hardware Installation (USB 3.0 Cameras)
    • Hardware Installation (CXP-12 Cameras)
    • I/O Timing Characteristics (ace, ace 2, boost)
    • Providing Heat Dissipation (ace, ace 2)
    • Safety Instructions (ace, ace 2)
  • Added the following camera feature topics:
    • Counter (ace 2, boost)
    • Input Filter
    • Sensor Bit Depth
    • Timer (ace 2, boost)
  • Added information related to the ace 2 and boost camera series to the following camera feature topics:
    • Acquisition Start, Stop, and Abort
    • Acquisition Status
    • Exposure Overlap Time Max
    • Gamma
    • Light Source Preset
    • Line Source
    • Line Status
    • Resulting Frame Rate
    • Reverse X and Reverse Y
    • Software Signal Pulse
    • Pixel Format
    • Trigger Activation
    • Trigger Selector
    • Trigger Source
    • User Sets
  • Added the Line Overload Status topic.
  • Added the Line Format topic.
  • Added the CXP-12 Interface Card 1C to the documentation.
  • Updated the instructions on how to enable the PGI Feature Set on dart and pulse cameras.
  • Added a note about using the camera for complex and demanding applications in the following camera topics: acA4096-30ucMED, acA4096-30umMED, acA4096-40ucMED, acA4096-40umMED, acA4112-20ucMED, acA4112-20umMED, acA4112-30ucMED, acA4112-30umMED.
  • Changed the exposure start delay for the following camera models: acA4112-20ucMED, acA4112-20umMED.
  • Added a note about disabling certain features before creating vignetting correction data in the Vignetting Correction and Vignetting Correction (pylon Viewer) topics.
  • Added a diagram to illustrate how vignetting correction works in the Vignetting Correction topic.
  • Added a footnote about exposure time increment variation on some dart camera models in the Exposure Time topic.
  • Removed the design-in sample icon from all MED ace camera topics.
  • Added information which lens adapters are suitable for the boost camera model in the Lens Accessories topic.
  • Minor cosmetic changes throughout the documentation.

Version 23 (May 2019)#

  • Updated the Exposure Mode topic to clarify that an exposure time offset may also apply in Timed exposure mode.
  • Revised the specifics table in the Exposure Mode topic to distinguish between exposure time offsets in Timed and Trigger Width exposure modes.
  • Added Vignetting Correction feature availability for the following camera models:
    • acA4096-30ucMED (Basler MED ace 8.9 MP 32 color)
    • acA4096-30umMED (Basler MED ace 8.9 MP 32 mono)
    • acA4096-40ucMED (Basler MED ace 8.9 MP 42 color)
    • acA4096-40umMED (Basler MED ace 8.9 MP 42 mono)
    • acA4112-20ucMED (Basler MED ace 12.3 MP 23 color)
    • acA4112-20umMED (Basler MED ace 12.3 MP 23 mono)
    • acA4112-30ucMED (Basler MED ace 12.3 MP 30 color)
    • acA4112-30umMED (Basler MED ace 12.3 MP 30 mono)
  • Added PGI Feature Set feature availability for the following camera models: acA3088-16gm, acA3088-57um, acA4024-8gm, acA4024-29um
  • Removed the following discontinued cameras from the documentation:
    • acA750-30gm
    • acA750-30gc
  • Added KC (Korea Certification) compliance to the specification table of the daA2500-60mc camera model.
  • Updated links to certificates and accessories in all Basler dart camera model topics.
  • Matched frame rate values given in the specification tables and in the first sentence of all camera topics.
  • Corrected image sensor name of the acA4024-8gc camera model.
  • Corrected the sample code in the Trigger Delay topic.
  • Updated the Overview of the pylon IP Configurator, Overview of the pylon USB Configurator, and the Bandwidth Manager topics with information about how to access these tools in the pylon Viewer.
  • Added a note in the Action Commands (pylon Viewer) topic that the Action Commands feature is only available on GigE cameras.

Version 22 (April 2019)#

  • Added information about the following new camera models:
    • acA4096-30ucMED (Basler MED ace 8.9 MP 32 color)
    • acA4096-30umMED (Basler MED ace 8.9 MP 32 mono)
    • acA4096-40ucMED (Basler MED ace 8.9 MP 42 color)
    • acA4096-40umMED (Basler MED ace 8.9 MP 42 mono)
    • acA4112-20ucMED (Basler MED ace 12.3 MP 23 color)
    • acA4112-20umMED (Basler MED ace 12.3 MP 23 mono)
    • acA4112-30ucMED (Basler MED ace 12.3 MP 30 color)
    • acA4112-30umMED (Basler MED ace 12.3 MP 30 mono)
  • Changed conformity information for Basler MED ace cameras from DIN EN ISO 13485:2016 to ISO 13485:2016.
  • Added the Auto Brightness Status chunk to the list of available data chunks.
  • Corrected which pixel formats are available for the acA2040-35gm and acA2440-20gm camera models.
  • Removed CS-mount option for the acA2000-50gm camera model.

Version 21 (March 2019)#

  • Added KC (Korea Certification) compliance to the specification tables of the following camera models:
    • All Basler ace cameras
    • All Basler MED ace cameras
    • All Basler dart USB 3.0 cameras
    • puA1280-54um/uc, puA2500-14um/uc cameras
  • Updated the values for the SharpnessEnhancement parameter in the Light Microscopy user set in the User Sets topic.
  • Added a "Certificates for your camera model" link to all camera specification tables.

Version 20 (February 2019)#

  • Added the Action Commands (pylon Viewer) topic.
  • Added the Sharpness Indicator topic.
  • Added the Vignetting Correction (pylon Viewer) topic.
  • Updated the Overview of the pylon Viewer topic with the following changes:
    • Included information about new features.
    • Updated screenshot and Automatic Image Adjustment icon.
  • Added macOS shortcuts throughout the pylon Viewer topics.
  • Added a link in the Action Commands topic to the Action Commands (pylon Viewer) topic.
  • Added the Vignetting Correction topic.
  • Removed the design-in sample icon in the acA640-121gm camera topic.
  • Added UL conformity to the acA5472-5gc, acA5472-5gm, acA5472-17uc, and acA5472-17um camera models.
  • Added threshold values for critical temperature and over temperature in the Temperature State topic for the following camera models: acA5472-5gc, acA5472-5gm, acA5472-17uc, acA5472-17um
  • Added a footnote about the over temperature mode behavior in the Test Images topic for the following camera models: acA5472-5gc, acA5472-5gm, acA5472-17uc, acA5472-17um
  • Added temporal offset values in the Shutter Mode topic for the acA5472-5gc, acA5472-5gm, acA5472-17uc, and acA5472-17um camera models.
  • Updated the PGI Feature Set topic to include information about the feature implementation in the latest firmware release for dart BCON for LVDS, dart USB 3.0, and pulse USB 3.0 cameras.
  • Added a note about digital shift calculations on Sony IMX global shutter sensors in the Digital Shift topic.
  • Added a note about Loctite in the Safety Instructions (ace) topic.
  • Added a note about disabling overlapping image acquisition at low frame rates in the Overlapping Image Acquisition topic.
  • Added information about the DeviceLinkThroughputLimit parameter value in the Device Information Parameters topic.
  • Corrected the maximum exposure time value in the Exposure Time topic for the following camera models: acA1920-25gc, acA1920-25gm, acA2500-14gc, acA2500-14gm
  • Revised frame rate information for the acA720-290gc, acA720-290gm, acA1440-73gc, acA1440-73gm, acA5472-5gc, and acA5472-5gm camera models.
  • Slightly revised the Binning topic.
  • Corrected the available line sources in the Line Source topic for the following camera models: acA1920-40uc, acA1920-40um, acA1920-40ucMED, acA1920-40umMED
  • Corrected the overlapping image acquisition availability in the Overlapping Image Acquisition topic for the following camera models: acA3088-16gc, acA3088-16gm, acA3088-57uc, acA3088-57uc

Version 19 (December 2018)#

  • Added information for the new acA640-121gm camera model throughout the documentation.
  • Removed indication as design-in samples for the following camera models: acA5472-5gc, acA5472-5gm, acA5472-17uc, acA5472-17um
  • Added the following lens accessory to the list of available lens accessories: Lock ring M12x0.5 for S-mount lenses
  • Corrected power requirement specification for the acA2500-20gm camera model.

Version 18 (November 2018)#

  • Added the Basler dart BCON for MIPI camera module series to the documentation:
    • Added information for the new daA2500-60mc camera module.
    • Added information related to the dart BCON for MIPI camera series throughout the documentation.
    • Added the BCON for MIPI Hardware Design Guide topic.
    • Added the Gain/Exposure Auto feature (dart BCON for MIPI camera modules only).
  • Added the Embedded Vision Kits section including the following Embedded Vision Kits:
    • daA2500-14lc-MZ7010
    • daA2500-60mc-SD820-DB8
  • Moved information from the Temperature State topic to the new Device Temperature topic.
  • Grouped I/O topics in the new I/O Control section for a better overview.
  • Grouped BCON interface topics in the new BCON Interfaces section for a better overview.
  • Clarified that the trigger delay feature can also be used when working with action commands.
  • Renamed the Sharpness Enhancement image optimization to Improved Sharpness in the PGI Feature Set topic.
  • Corrected the unit for the data transmission rate in the dart BCON for LVDS camera topics (MB/s to MBaud).
  • Removed the "Bump" stress test in the Stress Test Results topic. The "Bump" test is not performed separately because it is included in the "Shock" test.
  • Changed conformity information for Basler MED ace cameras from FCC to FCC Class B.
  • Removed notice that the Camera Operation Mode feature is under development.

Version 17 (October 2018)#

  • Added the following topics for the new Basler MED ace camera features:
    • Camera Operation Mode
    • Tonal Range
    • Tonal Range Auto
  • Updated the following topics to include information about the new Basler MED ace camera features:
    • Acquisition Timing Information
    • Auto Function Profile
    • Auto Function ROI
    • Light Source Preset
    • LUT
    • LUT Value All
    • User Sets
  • Added information for the following new cameras throughout the documentation:
    • acA5472-17uc
    • acA5472-17um
  • Removed indication as design-in samples for the following camera models: acA720-520uc, acA720-520um, acA1440-220uc, acA1440-220um
  • Added the exposure time offset values in the Exposure Mode topic for the following camera models: acA720-290gc, acA720-290gm, acA1440-73gc, and acA1440-73gm
  • Corrected the available trigger source event of the acA720-290gc, acA720-290gm, acA1440-73gc, and acA1440-73gm camera models in the Timer topic.
  • Removed links to the data sheets of the following discontinued S-mount lenses from the documentation:
    • Evetar Lens M12B0416IR F1.6 f4mm 1/2"
    • Evetar Lens M12B0416W F1.6 f4mm 1/2"
    • Evetar Lens M12B0616IR F1.6 f6mm 1/2"
    • Evetar Lens M12B0616W F1.6 f6mm 1/2"
    • Evetar Lens M12B0816IR F1.6 f8mm 1/2"
    • Evetar Lens M12B0816W F1.6 f8mm 1/2"
    • Evetar Lens M12B1616IR F1.6 f16mm 1/2"
    • Evetar Lens M12B1616W F1.6 f16mm 1/2"
  • Removed links to the data sheets of the following discontinued power supplies from the documentation:
    • Power Supply 12 V, HRS 12-pin
    • Power Supply 24V/40W, Hirose 12pin
    • Power Supply 40 W for USB 3.0 Hub, 4 Ports
    • Power Supply 12 V, HRS 6-pin
  • Added the following cable to the list of available data cables: Cable USB 3.0, Micro B screw lock/A, 1 m
  • Slightly revised the topics for C-mount lenses, CS-mount lenses, and S-mount lenses.

Version 16 (September 2018)#

  • Added information for the following new cameras throughout the documentation:
    • acA5472-5gc
    • acA5472-5gm
  • Added UL conformity to all dart BCON for LVDS camera models.
  • Added UL conformity to the acA720-290gc, acA720-290gm, acA1440-73gc, and acA1440-73gm camera models.
  • Added minimum camera power voltage for the ace USB 3.0 MED camera models.
  • Slightly revised the Histogram topic.
  • Slightly revised the Timer topic.
  • Corrected the threshold values for critical temperature and over temperature in the Temperature State topic for the following camera models: acA720-290gc, acA720-290gm, acA1440-73gc, and acA1440-73gm
  • Corrected the available trigger source event of the acA720-290gc, acA720-290gm, acA1440-73gc, and acA1440-73gm camera models in the Timer topic.
  • Corrected the default maximum value for timer duration and delay for the following camera models: acA3088-16gc, acA3088-16gm, acA4112-8gc, acA4112-8gm.
  • Corrected the temporal offset for the acA3088-16gc and acA3088-16gm camera models in the Shutter Mode topic.

Version 15 (August 2018)#

  • Added the Color Calibrator topic.
  • Added the Histogram topic.
  • Added the Crosshair and Grid topic.
  • Added the Camera Emulation topic.
  • Updated the Overview of the pylon Viewer topic with the following changes:
    • Reflected new menu structure.
    • Included information about new features.
    • User interface language can be changed.
    • Updated screenshot.
  • Updated the Recording topic with information about the pylon Supplementary Package for MPEG-4.
  • Added the Using Basler GigE Cameras in a Wireless LAN topic. It replaces the legacy Using a WLAN For Basler Cameras Used With Basler's Pylon (AW000892) application note.
  • Removed the following discontinued cameras from the documentation:
    • acA645-100gm
    • acA645-100gc
  • Added information about reverse path filtering on newer Linux operating systems in the Assigning an IP Address to a Camera topic.
  • Specified cameras where decreasing the image ROI height can increase the camera's frame rate.
  • Added information about how to enable the PGI Feature Set on mono cameras.
  • Slightly revised the Cleaning Instructions topic.
  • Corrected the maximum exposure time of the acA4024-29uc and acA4024-29um camera models in the Exposure Time topic.
  • Removed the Balance Ratio value range information and added a note that the minimum balance ratio value depends on the camera model in the Balance White topic.
  • Specified which camera families offer the AcquisitionFrameRateEnable parameter in the Acquisition Frame Rate topic.
  • Corrected the threshold value of the following camera models in the Gain Properties table: acA1440-220uc, acA1440-220um, acA720-290gc, acA720-290gm, acA1440-73gc, acA1440-73gm, acA720-520uc, acA720-520um.
  • Updated available documents in the Other Documentation topic.
  • Updated fonts.

Version 14 (June 2018)#

  • Added information for the following new cameras throughout the documentation:
    • acA720-520uc
    • acA720-520um
    • acA1440-220uc
    • acA1440-220um
  • Removed indication as design-in samples for the following camera models: acA720-290gc, acA720-290gm, acA1440-73gc, acA1440-73gm
  • Modifications and corrections related to the development of the following camera models from prototype to series production: acA720-290gc, acA720-290gm, acA1440-73gc, acA1440-73gm
  • Added the Stream Grabber Parameters and Transport Layer Parameters topics.
  • Revised the Cleaning Instructions topic.
  • Updated the Defect Pixel Correction topic to include information about static and dynamic pixel corrections.
  • Added Intended Use and Authorized Users statements for machine vision cameras to the following topics: Safety Instructions (ace), Safety Instructions (dart), Safety Instructions (pulse).
  • Corrected size specification for the daA1280-54uc bare board model.
  • Corrected maximum exposure time for the daA1600-60lm/lc, daA1600-60um/uc, and puA1600-60um/uc camera models.
  • Corrected sample in the Acquisition Frame Rate topic.
  • Added reference to the pylon License in the Camera Software Licensing Information topic.
  • Corrected information about the changes in Bayer filter alignment in the Reverse X and Reverse Y topic for the acA2040-90um/uc and the acA2000-165um/uc camera models.

Version 13 (April 2018)#

  • Added information for the following new cameras throughout the documentation:
    • acA720-290gc
    • acA720-290gm
    • acA1440-73gc
    • acA1440-73gm
  • Added the Exposure Time Mode feature description.
  • The Providing Heat Dissipation link in dart camera topics now links to the correct topic (Providing Heat Dissipation (dart)).
  • Clarified mounting instructions for ace L USB 3.0 cameras.
  • Corrected action group mask table in the Action Commands topic.
  • Added the directory path for legacy camera manuals on Linux operating systems.
  • Revised the "Additional Parameters" section in the Exposure Overlap Time Max topic.
  • Added Stacked ROI feature availability for the acA640-750uc and acA640-750um camera models.
  • Minor corrections.

Version 12 (March 2018)#

  • Added the Basler dart BCON for LVDS camera module series to the documentation:
    • Added daA1280-54lc, daA1280-54lm, daA1600-60lc, daA1600-60lm, daA2500-14lc, and daA2500-14lm camera modules.
    • Added the following topics: BCON for LVDS Control Protocol, BCON for LVDS Hardware Design Guide, BCON for LVDS Interface Description, Hardware Installation (dart BCON for LVDS), Software Installation (Linux).
    • Added information related to the dart BCON for LVDS camera modules throughout the documentation.
  • Added the Basler MED ace camera series to the documentation:
    • Added acA1920-40ucMED, acA1920-40umMED, acA1920-155ucMED, acA1920-155umMED, acA2440-35ucMED, acA2440-35umMED, acA2440-75ucMED, acA2440-75umMED, acA2500-20gcMED, and acA2500-20gmMED camera models.
    • Added the "Intended Use of Basler MED ace Cameras" section to the Safety Instructions (ace) topic.
  • Added the Stacked ROI feature. It is available on the following ace U and L camera models: acA1300-200uc, acA1300-200um, acA1300-75gc, acA1300-75gm, acA1920-150uc, acA1920-150um, acA1920-155uc, acA1920-155um, acA1920-48gc, acA1920-48gm, acA1920-50gc, acA1920-50gm, acA2040-120uc, acA2040-120um, acA2440-75uc, acA2440-75um, acA2500-20gc, acA2500-20gm, acA2500-60uc, acA2500-60um, acA4096-40uc, acA4096-40um, acA4112-30uc, acA4112-30um, acA640-300gc, acA640-300gm, acA800-200gc, acA800-200gm, acA800-510uc, acA800-510um, acA1920-155ucMED, acA1920-155umMED, acA2440-75ucMED, acA2440-75umMED, acA2500-20gcMED, acA2500-20gmMED.
  • Added PGI Feature Set feature availability for the following camera models: acA640-300gm, acA800-200gm, acA1300-75gm, acA1920-40gm, acA1920-48gm, acA1920-50gm, acA2040-35gm, acA2440-20gm, acA2500-20gm, acA4096-11gm, acA4112-8gm, acA640-750um, acA800-510um, acA1300-200um, acA1920-40um, acA1920-150um, acA1920-155um, acA2040-55um, acA2040-120um, acA2440-35um, acA2440-75um, acA2500-60um, acA4096-30um, acA4096-40um, acA4112-20um, acA4112-30um.
  • Improved the ace circuit diagram drawings and added Zener diodes.
  • Added binning modes in the Binning topic. Added the Sum mode for the following camera models: acA640-300gm, acA800-200gm, acA1300-75gm, acA1920-48gm, acA2500-20gm. Added the Average mode for the following camera models: acA640-750um, acA800-510um, acA1300-200um, acA1920-150um, acA2500-60um.
  • Revised the structure of the Maximum Allowed Lens Intrusion topic.
  • Corrected sample code in the Binning topic.
  • Corrected sample code in the Timestamp topic.
  • Corrected PTP feature availability for acA4024-8gm and acA4024-8gc camera models.
  • Added links to data sheets of the C23 lens series in the C-Mount Lenses topic.
  • Corrected link to the data sheet of the Evetar Lens M12B3525WM12 F2.5 f35mm 1/2" lens in the S-Mount Lenses topic.
  • Corrected which pixel formats are available on the acA1300-60gmNIR camera model.
  • Basler dart USB 3.0 cameras are now called dart USB 3.0 camera modules throughout the documentation.
  • Updated the Overview of the pylon Viewer topic to include the following information:
    • Menus have been restructured in the pylon Viewer.
    • pylon tools can be accessed from the Tools menu.
    • Programmer's guides can be accessed from the Help menu.
    • Tooltips and descriptions of features have been localized into Traditional Chinese, French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Russian, and Spanish.
  • Added the Documentation section in the pylon Camera Software Suite topic.
  • Added a button that allows you to copy a link to the current topic, including camera selection, to the clipboard. (Not available in the offline version of the documentation.)
  • Updated the screenshots in the Overview of the pylon IP Configurator topic.

Version 11 (March 2018)#

  • Internal release.

Version 10 (February 2018)#

  • Internal release.

Version 09 (January 2018)#

  • Added the Brightness Adjustment Damping feature (dart and pulse cameras only). Updated the Exposure Auto, Gain Auto, and Gray Value Adjustment Damping topics accordingly.
  • Added information that data chunks can also be viewed in the pylon Viewer.
  • Added the following cable to the list of available power and I/O cables: Power-I/O Cable HRS 6p/open, twisted, 5 m.
  • Corrected thread sizes in the mechanical drawings of ace GigE camera models.
  • Corrected information about the High Gain factory set in the User Sets topic.
  • The downloadable version of the documentation is now labeled "Product Documentation – Offline Version" in the title bar.

Version 08 (November 2017)#

  • Revised the "Setting the Exposure Mode" procedure in the Exposure Mode topic.
  • Added information about side-fill material visible around the sensor of daA1600-60um and daA1600-60uc camera models.
  • Removed notice calling for constant operating conditions and no power cycling for the following camera models: acA1920-48gm/gc, acA1920-150um/uc, ac2500-20gm/gc, acA2500-60um/uc.
  • Corrected frame rate information for the acA1920-155um, acA1920-155uc, acA2040-120um, and acA2040-120uc camera models.
  • Corrected parameter name from "ShutterMode" to "SensorShutterMode" for dart and pulse camera models in the Shutter Mode topic.
  • Added links to the Camera Installation topic in all camera model topics.
  • Added "UL Listed" status for all ace L GigE and ace L USB 3.0 cameras (acA4096-11gm/gc, acA4096-30um/uc, acA4096-40um/uc, acA4112-8gm/gc, acA4112-20um/uc, acA4112-30um/uc).

Version 07 (November 2017)#

  • Added the Accessories section.
  • Updated the Bandwidth Manager topic to include that the Bandwidth Manager now works with GigE cameras.
  • Added information about full-screen mode in the Overview of the pylon Viewer topic.
  • Added information in the ace GigE and ace USB 3.0 camera model topics to indicate whether the IR cut filter can be removed or not.
  • Added information in the Exposure Auto and Gain Auto topics that the auto target value calculation does not include other image optimizations.
  • Corrected enumeration value names in C++ (Generic), C. NET, and C code samples in the Acquisition Mode and Acquisition Start and Stop topics.
  • Corrected Image ROI parameter values for the following values and camera models:
    • Minimum width: acA640-300gm/gc, acA640-750um/uc, acA800-200gm/gc, acA800-510um/uc, acA1300-75gm/gc, acA1300-200um/uc, acA1920-150um/uc, acA2500-60um/uc.
    • Minimum width and width increment: acA1920-48gm/gc, acA2500-20gm/gc.
    • Height increment: acA3088-16gm/gc.
  • Corrected information which edge is the fast/slow edge of opto-coupled output lines.
  • Corrected maximum exposure time for acA2500-60um/uc camera models.
  • Corrected default heartbeat timeout value in the Network Related Parameters topic.
  • Added links to electrical requirements in the Circuit Diagrams (ace) and Circuit Diagrams (dart) topics.
  • Added links to sample circuit diagrams in the General Purpose I/O (GPIO) Lines and Opto-Coupled I/O Lines topics.
  • Added information about export compliance in the Camera Software Licensing Information topic.
  • Added Chinese ICP license number to the table of contents.
  • Fixed a display problem in the table of contents which appeared when the table of contents was expanded beyond a certain limit.
  • Optimized layout and icons.
  • The documentation is now compatible with iOS devices.

Version 06 (October 2017)#

  • Added the "Camera Installation" section containing the following new topics:
    • Camera Installation
    • Software Installation (Windows)
    • Hardware Installation (USB 3.0 Cameras)
    • Hardware Installation (GigE Cameras)
    • Network Configuration (GigE Cameras)
  • Added the Line Logic topic.
  • Corrected enumeration value names in C++ (Generic), C. NET, and C code snippets, e.g., changed "ExposureAuto-Continuous" to "Continuous".
  • Removed indication as design-in samples for the following camera models:
    • acA3088-16gm
    • acA3088-16gc
    • acA4024-8gm
    • acA4024-8gc
    • acA3088-57um
    • acA3088-57uc
    • acA4024-29um
    • acA4024-29uc
  • Added positive stress test results for the ace L USB 3.0 camera models.
  • Added information about additional metadata in the Data Chunks topic.
  • Revised drawings in the Circuit Diagrams (ace) topic.
  • Removed CS-mount availability for the following camera models:
    • acA640-90um
    • acA640-120um
    • acA1600-20uc
    • acA1300-30um
    • acA1300-30uc
  • Added CS-mount availability for the following camera models:
    • acA2000-50gm
    • acA2000-50gc
  • Added the Contacting Basler topic.
  • Added link to the Basler Website in the table of contents.
  • Added missing exposure start delays in the Acquisition Timing Information topic.
  • Renamed "AutoTargetValue" to "AutoTargetBrightness" in the Remove Parameter Limits topic for the following cameras: acA2000-165um/umNIR/uc, acA2040-90um/umNIR/uc.
  • Added Data Chunk feature availability for the following camera models: acA1920-155um, acA1920-155uc.
  • Corrected exposure time increment for the following camera models: acA3800-10gm/gc, acA3800-14um/uc, acA4600-7gc, acA4600-10uc.
  • Corrected code sample in the Exposure Auto topic.
  • Corrected code sample in the Trigger Source topic.
  • Corrected description of the Exposure Active signal in the Shutter Mode topic.
  • Renamed the "Timing Characteristics for I/O Lines" topic to "I/O Timing Characteristics".
  • Added legal information.
  • Optimized layout.

Version 05 (August 2017)#

  • Added the Other Documentation topic.
  • Added the "Packed Pixel Formats" section in the Pixel Format topic.
  • Added camera-specific maximum black level settings in the Black Level topic.
  • Revised the Line Debouncer topic to emphasize the feature's focus on trigger signals.
  • Revised the "Rolling Shutter" section in the Shutter Mode topic.
  • Added notices not to use negative voltage for I/O lines in the ace camera model topics.
  • Added allergy warning for ace L cameras in the Safety Instructions (ace) topic.
  • Removed indication as design-in samples and added "Material" information in the specification tables for the following camera models:
    • acA4096-11gm
    • acA4096-11gc
    • acA4112-8gm
    • acA4112-8gc
    • acA4096-30um
    • acA4096-30uc
    • acA4096-40um
    • acA4096-40uc
    • acA4112-20um
    • acA4112-20uc
    • acA4112-30um
    • acA4112-30uc
  • Replaced "UL in preparation" by "UL Listed" in the specification tables for the following camera models:
    • acA3088-16gm
    • acA3088-16gc
    • acA3088-57um
    • acA3088-57uc
    • acA4024-8gm
    • acA4024-8gc
    • acA4024-29um
    • acA4024-29uc
  • Indicated the relevance of temperature states for UL testing in the Temperature State topic.
  • Corrected the weight of the dummy lens used for stress test results in the Stress Test Results topic.
  • Corrected temporal offset values in the Shutter Mode topic.
  • Corrected removable parameter limits in the Remove Parameter Limits topic.
  • Added "Product Line" and "Accessories" information in the camera specification tables.
  • Changed "Max. Frame Rate" to "Frame Rate (at Default Settings)" in the camera specification tables.
  • Removed "USB-IF in preparation" from the camera specification tables for ace USB 3.0 cameras.
  • Revised the "USB 2.0 Compatibility" section in the dart USB 3.0 camera model topics.
  • Added missing exposure start delays for several ace USB 3.0 cameras in the Acquisition Timing Information topic.
  • Included the contents of the "Warranty Information" section in the Safety Instructions topics (ace, dart, and pulse) and removed all warranty restrictions.
  • The filter feature is now shown in the "Cameras" section of the Basler Product Documentation only.

Version 04 (July 2017)#

  • Corrected mechanical drawings for the following camera models:
    • acA4096-11gm
    • acA4096-11gc
    • acA4112-8gm
    • acA4112-8gc
    • acA4096-30um
    • acA4096-30uc
    • acA4096-40um
    • acA4096-40uc
    • acA4112-20um
    • acA4112-20uc
    • acA4112-30um
    • acA4112-30uc
  • Corrected GPIO output diagram in the Circuit Diagrams (ace) topic.
  • Added a notice about using dual camera power supply in the ace GigE camera topics.

Version 03 (July 2017)#

  • Added information for the following new cameras throughout the documentation:
    • acA4096-11gm
    • acA4096-11gc
    • acA4112-8gm
    • acA4112-8gc
    • acA4096-30um
    • acA4096-30uc
    • acA4096-40um
    • acA4096-40uc
    • acA4112-20um
    • acA4112-20uc
    • acA4112-30um
    • acA4112-30uc
  • Added missing "Requirements" section in the following camera topics:
    • acA3088-16gm
    • acA3088-16gc
    • acA4024-8gm
    • acA4024-8gc
  • Fixed a bug that prevented the tutorial from loading.

Version 02 (June 2017)#

  • Added information for the following new cameras throughout the documentation:
    • acA3088-16gm
    • acA3088-16gc
    • acA3088-57um
    • acA3088-57uc
    • acA4024-8gm
    • acA4024-8gc
    • acA4024-29um
    • acA4024-29uc
  • Added information about the image ROI exposure delay in the Shutter Mode and Acquisition Timing Information topics.
  • Added the LUT Value All feature.
  • Added the Counter feature.
  • Added the "Line Status and I/O Status" section to the Line Status topic.
  • Added a note about using the Gamma feature with 12-bit pixel formats.
  • Added the Action Late event to the Event Notification topic.
  • Added that the LUTEnable parameter is excluded from sequencer sets if the Gamma feature is enabled. This applies to the Sequencer (GigE Cameras) feature and the Sequencer (USB Cameras) feature.
  • Added information about the socket driver in the pylon Camera Software Suite topic.
  • Added that the Recording feature in the pylon Viewer is available for Windows only.
  • Added that the Bandwidth Manager and the Search Feature are available for Windows and Linux only.
  • The full-text search now provides automatic suggestions as you type.
  • Mechanical drawings can now be enlarged by clicking on them.
  • The "Highlight search results" option is now disabled by default.
  • The documentation is now compatible with Microsoft Edge on Windows 10.

Version 01 (June 2017)#

Initial version of this documentation. This replaces the following legacy PDF documents:

  • ace GigE User's Manual (AW000893)
  • ace USB 3.0 User's Manual (AW001234)
  • dart USB 3.0 User's Manual (AW001305)
  • pulse USB 3.0 User's Manual (AW001345)

For the Basler Product Documentation, the content of these manuals has been completely revised.

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