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Prosilica GE 680

Prosilica GE 680
Prosilica GE 680
For speed and good sensitivity

Compact, high performance CCD machine vision cameras with GigE Vision


Prosilica GE 680 with ON Semi KAI-0340 runs 205.0 frames per second at 0.3 MP resolution.

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Technical data

Interface IEEE 802.3 1000baseT
Resolution 640 (H) × 480 (V)
Sensor ON Semi KAI-0340
Sensor type CCD Progressive
Sensor size Type 1/3
Pixel size 7.4 µm × 7.4 µm
Lens mount (default) C-Mount
Max. frame rate at full resolution 205 fps
ADC 12 Bit
Image buffer (RAM) 32 MByte
Bit depth 8/12 Bit
Monochrome pixel formats Mono8, Mono12, Mono12Packed
Raw pixel formats BayerGR8, BayerGR12, BayerGR12Packed
Operating temperature 0 °C to +50 °C ambient (without condensation)
Power requirements (DC) 5 to 24 VDC
Power consumption 4.5 W at 12 VDC
Mass 169 g
Body dimensions (L × W × H in mm) 80 × 51 × 39 (including connectors)
Regulations 2011/65/EU, including amendment 2015/863/EU (RoHS)

Prosilica GE680 incorporates an advanced set of camera features including:

  • Region of interest (ROI), DSP subregion (selectable ROI for auto features)
  • Binning (Sum)
  • Auto gain (manual gain control: 0 to 34 dB)
  • Auto exposure (manual exposure controls: 25 µs to 53.7 s)
  • Auto white balance
  • StreamBytesPerSecond (bandwidth control)
  • Stream hold
  • Sync out modes: Trigger ready, input, exposing, readout, imaging, strobe, GPO
  • Global shutter (digital shutter)
  • Recorder and Multiframe acquisition modes
  • Event channel
  • Image chunk data
  • Storable user sets

Prosilica GE680 is ideal for a wide range of applications including:

  • High-speed inspection
  • Machine vision
  • Optical character recognition
  • Traffic imaging
  • Robotics
  • OEM applications


This is a download archive for discontinued Prosilica GE cameras.

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