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Alvium 1800 U

First pick for machine vision

Alvium 1800 U is a small and powerful industrial camera.
Benefit from high image quality at a great price-performance ratio!

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Alvium 1800 U – Your entry into high-performance imaging

Industrial USB cameras with attractive price-performance ratio

Alvium 1800 U is your entry into high-performance imaging with ALVIUM® Technology for industrial applications. Equipped with the newest generation of sensors, these small and lightweight cameras deliver high image quality and frame rates at the best price-performance ratio. With its USB3 Vision compliant interface and industrial-grade hardware, it is your workhorse for different machine vision applications whether it is on a PC-based or an embedded system.

Benefits at a glance

Alvium 1800 U is a small and powerful industrial camera. Benefit from high image quality at a great price-performance ratio!

  • Various sensors: Select between CMOS sensors from ON Semi and Sony, including NIR (near infrared), for your individual applications.

  • Image reproduction quality: Get the best out of your lens-to-sensor combination by high-precision Alvium Sensor Alignment.

  • Intelligent power management: Design low-power or even battery-powered systems.

  • USB 3.1 Gen 1: Install our VIMBA Suite and get your first images easily.

  • Industrial-grade hardware: Design reliable applications by the Micro-B USB 3.1 Gen 1 connector with screw locks.



  • Resolutions: up to 24.6 megapixels
  • Sensor: CMOS global and rolling shutter sensors from Sony and ON Semi
  • Frame rates: up to 691 frames per second
  • Housing options: Bare Board, Open Housing, or Closed Housing
  • Lens mount options: C-Mount, CS-Mount, or S-Mount
  • Image colors: Monochrome, color
  • Spectral sensitivity: from ultraviolet (UV) to shortwave infrared (SWIR)

Do you have any questions? We are here to help you. 

Powered by ALVIUM Technology

ALVIUM® is a powerful, energy-efficient processor including an Image Signal Processor (ISP) and an Image Processing Library (IPL). It allows image corrections and pre-processing on the camera to optimize image quality and throughput for your application while offloading your CPUs on the embedded system.

The right accessories for every application

The Alvium 1800 U camera series can be equipped with several accessories. Click the button below to see compatible lenses, interface and I/O connections, and tripod adapters.


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Perfectly connected – thanks to powerful software

Have you heard of Vimba X, our new fully GenICam-compliant  SDK (software development kit)?

Thanks to our in-house software you can easily integrate our cameras into any system and manage them centrally.

Vimba X runs on Windows 10 and 11, Linux, Linux ARM, and macOS (all 64-bit).
With Vimba, you can acquire images and control your Allied Vision camera instantly, program complex vision applications or connect to third-party libraries.


Learn more about Vimba X