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Prosilica Inc EC640

Fast framerate - 100 fps at full resolution
Ultra small, lightweight, and very rugged
External Trigger and Sync
DCAM-compliant Firewire (IEEE-1394) - fully tested with IMAQ1394
Excellent performance

The EC640 100 frame-per-second, VGA-resolution firewire camera for industrial applications is especially suited for OEM and analog replacement markets. It has similar features to Prosilica's high performance CV640. Its very small size makes it perfect for tight fit situations. Designed specifically for machine vision applications in semiconductor and component inspection, manufacturing quality control, food and beverage inspection, embedded machine imaging and many other vision applications. These cameras can be triggered via an external signal or "free-run" mode. the EC640 draws power through the firewire connection and has the advantages of the standard cable and adapter requirements of IEEE 1394. The broad range of features such as Region of Interest readout (ROI) and programable triggering provides exceptional price/performance value.

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NI Compatible Products
NI - Compatible Hardware 
778638-01 NI CVS-1454 IEEE-1394a Compact Vision System
778926-01 NI PXI-8252 IEEE-1394b interface device
779679-01NI PCIe-8255R IEEE-1394b interface device
For use with 1394 connection 
NI - Cable P/N 
For use with 1394 connection 
Camera File 
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