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Industrial Camera Advisor

Welcome to the National Instruments Camera Advisor for Machine Vision and Scientific Imaging! The Camera Advisor helps you determine if your camera is supported by National Instruments hardware and provides the necessary support files to quickly start acquiring images.

Tutorial: Is my camera already supported?

Option 1: Browse/Search for Camera Support

 List of current cameras supported
 List of current and obsolete cameras supported
Scan Type Help 
Maximum Line Rate    kHz 
Horizontal Camera Resolution    pixels 
Video Color Help 
Interface Type Help 
Sensor Type 
Support Status 
Camera Status 
Option 2: Check NI Discussion Forum

 - Ask NI Engineers, partners, and users worldwide if they have support for your camera, or can help you add support.
 - Typically answered within 24 hours
 NI Discussion Forum
Option 3: Create your own camera file

 - Automatically generates or updates camera files for Camera Link and parallel digital cameras
 - Interactive utility for interfacing digital camera with NI image acquisition hardware
 - Includes serial communication commands and menu
 - Integrates precise camera timing and control signals
 NI Camera File Generator
Option 4: Request Support for your camera

 - Fill out the following form
 - Submit to
 - Within a week you'll receive an email with an estimated timeframe.