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Guppy F-080

Guppy F-080
Guppy F-080
Lightweight and robust

Guppy - Ultra-compact camera with IEEE 1394a interface

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Guppy F-080 with Sony ICX204 runs 30.0 frames per second at 0.8 MP resolution.

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Guppy is an ultra-compact, inexpensive IEEE 1394a VGA machine vision camera. This reliable mainstream FireWire camera addresses a wide range of imaging applications. With its ultra-compact, small housing, Guppy is the perfect fit for all applications with space constraints.

Technical data

Interface IEEE 1394a - 400 Mb/s, 1 port
Resolution 1032 (H) × 778 (V)
Sensor Sony ICX204
Sensor type CCD Progressive
Sensor size Type 1/3
Pixel size 4.65 µm × 4.65 µm
Lens mount (default) C-Mount, CS-Mount
Max. frame rate at full resolution 30 fps
ADC 12 Bit
Bit depth 8 Bit
Monochrome pixel formats Mono8
Raw pixel formats Raw8
Operating temperature +5 °C to +45 °C
Power requirements (DC) 8 V to 36 V
Power consumption <2 W (@ 12 VDC)
Mass 50 g
Body dimensions (L × W × H in mm) 48.2 × 30 × 30 (including connectors)
Regulations CE: 2014/30/EU (EMC), 2011/65/EU, including amendment 2015/863/EU (RoHS); FCC Class B
  • Look-up table (LUT)
  • Area of interest (AOI), separate AOI for auto features
  • Auto gain (0 to 24 dB)
  • Auto exposure (54 µs to 67 s)
  • Auto white balance
  • Storable user sets

The Guppy F-080B/F-080C is a compact mainstream FireWire camera with a very good pricing - it fits for many applications:

  • Machine vision
  • Quality control 
  • Robotics
  • Industrial inspection
  • Security
  • ITS/Traffic monitoring

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