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Prosilica GC 660

Prosilica GC 660
Prosilica GC 660
Compact performance

Prosilica GC - Ultra-compact GigE Vision camera

Not for new designs

Last time buy: 2024, August 31 | Last time shipment: 2026, August 31

Prosilica GC 660 with Sony ICX618 runs 121.0 frames per second at 0.3 MP resolution.

The Prosilica GC is a GigE camera with an ultra-compact, lightweight housing, fast frame rates, and auto-iris control. It offers a large choice of CCD and CMOS sensors up to 5 Megapixels and fits a wide range of applications.

Technical data

Interface IEEE 802.3 1000baseT
Resolution 658 (H) × 493 (V)
Sensor Sony ICX618
Sensor type CCD Progressive
Sensor size Type 1/4
Pixel size 5.6 µm × 5.6 µm
Shutter mode GS (Global shutter)
Lens mount (default) C-Mount
Max. frame rate at full resolution 121 fps
ADC 12 Bit
Image buffer (RAM) 64 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 monochrome models measured at full resolution without optical filter. 

Quantum efficiency at 529 nm 79 %
Temporal dark noise 16.7 eˉ
Saturation capacity 49400 eˉ
Dynamic range 61.0 dB
Absolute sensitivity threshold 17.3 eˉ
Bit depth 8-bit or 12-bit
Monochrome pixel formats Mono8, Mono12, Mono12Packed
RGB color pixel formats RGB8Packed, BGR8Packed
Raw color pixel formats (Bayer) BayerRG8, BayerRG12, BayerRG12Packed
Operating temperature 0 °C to +50 °C ambient (without condensation)
Power requirements (DC) 5 to 25 VDC
Power consumption 3 W at 12 VDC
Mass 105 g
Body dimensions (L × W × H in mm) 59 × 46 × 33 (including connectors)
Regulations CE: 2014/30/EU (EMC), 2011/65/EU, including amendment 2015/863/EU (RoHS); FCC Class A; CAN ICES-003

Image control: Auto

  • Auto exposure
  • Auto gain
  • Auto white balance (color models)

 

Image control: Other

  • Binning
  • Black level
  • Color transformation (incl. hue, saturation; color models)
  • Gamma
  • LUT (look-up table)
  • ROI (region of interest)

 

Camera control

  • Acquisition frame rate
  • Auto iris
  • Bandwidth control
  • Event channel
  • Firmware update in the field
  • I/O and trigger control
  • Image chunk data
  • PTP (IEEE 1588 Precision Time Protocol)
  • Stream hold
  • Temperature monitoring
  • User sets

Prosilica GC660 is ideal for a wide range of applications including:

  • Machine vision
  • Industrial inspection
  • Public security
  • Traffic monitoring
  • Robotics

Software and firmware

FAQs and application notes

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Accessories

Allied Vision approved machine vision accessories have been selected by our experts to deliver best possible image quality to your application with the greatest possible reliability. Our technicians and engineers conduct extensive tests with accessories such as lenses and interface cables in combination with our cameras. That way, we can recommend the best possible accessories and ensure maximal performance of your Allied Vision camera.

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