History#

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

Version 31 (February 2020)#

  • Modifications and corrections related to the development of the following ace 2 Basic camera models from prototype to series production:
  • Added the following camera feature topics:
  • 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)#

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)#

Version 27 (October 2019)#

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 mass 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.