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Reliable performance in challenging environments

Prosilica GT 4090NIR

Prosilica GT 4090NIR
Prosilica GT 4090NIR
Engineered for every environment

High-resolution cameras for demanding applications


Prosilica GT 4090NIR with ON Semi PYTHON 12K NIR runs 9.6 frames per second at 12.5 MP resolution.

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The rugged housing optimized for heat dissipation makes Prosilica GT the ideal solution for harsh environments. The various lens control options allow constant adjustment of the image brightness to changing light conditions. Offering resolutions of up to 31 megapixels, they are ideal for high-definition imaging applications with demanding requirements of robustness and design-in flexibility.

Technical data

Interface IEEE 802.3 1000BASE-T, IEEE 802.3af (PoE)
Resolution 4096 (H) × 3072 (V)
Sensor ON Semi PYTHON 12K NIR
Sensor type CMOS
Sensor size Type 4/3
Pixel size 4.5 µm × 4.5 µm
Shutter mode Global shutter
Lens mount (default) F-Mount
Max. frame rate at full resolution 9.58 fps
ADC 10 Bit
Image buffer (RAM) 128 MByte

Imaging performance data is based on the evaluation methods in the EMVA 1288 Release 3.1 standard for characterization of image sensors and cameras. Measurements are typical values for NIR models measured without optical filter.

Quantum efficiency at 529 nm 53 %
Quantum efficiency at 850 nm 32 %
Temporal dark noise 31.0 eˉ
Saturation capacity 7700 eˉ
Dynamic range 47.7 dB
Absolute sensitivity threshold 31.6 eˉ
Bit depth 10 Bit
Monochrome pixel formats Mono8, Mono10
Operating temperature -20 °C to +50 °C ambient (without condensation)
Power requirements (DC) 7 to 25 VDC AUX or 802.3at Type 1 PoE
Power consumption 4.96 W at 12 VDC; 6.7 W PoE
Mass 372 g
Body dimensions (L × W × H in mm) 96 × 66 × 53.3 (including connectors)
Regulations CE: 2014/30/EU (EMC), 2011/65/EU, including amendment 2015/863/EU (RoHS); FCC Class A; CAN ICES-003 Issue 4/5

Image optimization features:

  • Auto gain (manual gain control: 0 to 22 dB)
  • Auto exposure (manual exposure control: 1 µs to 1 s, 1 µs increments)
  • Binning (horizontal and vertical) (sum)
  • Decimation X/Y
  • Enhanced Defect Pixel Correction
  • Fixed Pattern Noise Correction
  • Gamma correction
  • Three look-up tables
  • Region of interest

Camera control features:

  • EF lens control (order option -18)
  • Event channel
  • Image chunk data
  • IEEE 1588 Precision Time Protocol
  • RS232
  • Storable user sets
  • StreamBytesPerSecond (bandwidth control)
  • Stream hold
  • Sync out modes: Trigger ready, input, exposing, readout, imaging, strobe, GPO
  • Temperature monitoring (main board and sensor board)
  • Trigger over Ethernet Action Commands

Prosilica GT4090NIR is ideal for a wide range of applications including:

  • Outdoor imaging
  • Intelligent Traffic Systems
  • Public security and surveillance
  • Industrial inspection (for example food, bottles, recycling, labels)
  • Microscopy
  • Military and space applications
  • Medical and healthcare
  • Other machine vision applications

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