Compact industrial camera includes PoE

IDS GmbH released the UI-5480CP industrial camera, which is reportedly one of the smallest to have PoE as a feature.

10/19/2011


IDS GmbH announced the UI-5480CP industrial camera offering a five megapixel 1/2-inch CMOS sensor, Power Over Gigabit Ethernet (PoE), and 14 frame-per-second image capture at its highest resolution of 2,560 x 1,920. 

At just 29 x 29 x 41 mm, this camera is reportedly one of the smallest models to feature PoE technology, which can supply the camera's power via the data cable.

"The name of the latest member of the uEye family says it all: CP stands for Compact and Power over Ethernet," explained Daniel Seiler, business development manager for IDS. "The UI-5480CP combines the simplicity of USB with the performance of GigE. It is connected with just one cable and offers true plug-and-play ease of use," Seiler said.

For users of analog cameras, the UI-5480CP is an optimal alternative - it combines all of the advantages of digital technology in the popular housing size of analog models. It also makes the most of its advantages in the industrial environment: the robust magnesium housing and screw-on connectors, as well as optically decoupled inputs and outputs, make this the perfect camera for any machine vision task. Other features include rolling and global start shutter and an external 12-24 V power supply for those applications not requiring PoE. The camera has a C-mount for lenses plus offers a host of different filter types (IR, daylight-cut filter or glass).

The UI-5480CP, comes complete with the uEye software package. Thanks to its automatic configuration capability, it can also reportedly be used with the GigE interface immediately, while software tools like Camera Manager and uEye Demo facilitate quick camera integration.

www.ids-imaging.com 

IDS GmbH

- Edited by Chris Vavra, Control Engineering, www.controleng.com

See Control Engineering machine vision articles and tutorials.



No comments
The Engineers' Choice Awards highlight some of the best new control, instrumentation and automation products as chosen by...
The System Integrator Giants program lists the top 100 system integrators among companies listed in CFE Media's Global System Integrator Database.
The Engineering Leaders Under 40 program identifies and gives recognition to young engineers who...
This eGuide illustrates solutions, applications and benefits of machine vision systems.
Learn how to increase device reliability in harsh environments and decrease unplanned system downtime.
This eGuide contains a series of articles and videos that considers theoretical and practical; immediate needs and a look into the future.
Robot advances in connectivity, collaboration, and programming; Advanced process control; Industrial wireless developments; Multiplatform system integration
Sensor-to-cloud interoperability; PID and digital control efficiency; Alarm management system design; Automotive industry advances
Make Big Data and Industrial Internet of Things work for you, 2017 Engineers' Choice Finalists, Avoid control design pitfalls, Managing IIoT processes
This article collection contains several articles on the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and how it is transforming manufacturing.

Find and connect with the most suitable service provider for your unique application. Start searching the Global System Integrator Database Now!

Big Data and bigger solutions; Tablet technologies; SCADA developments
SCADA at the junction, Managing risk through maintenance, Moving at the speed of data
Flexible offshore fire protection; Big Data's impact on operations; Bridging the skills gap; Identifying security risks
click me