AM-1600CL - KAI-16000 16 megapixel industrial camera 

C3 Camera Suite - CCD cameras 

  • C3 Advanced series
  • 16-megapixel industrial camera
  • Monochrome progressive scan CCD
  • 4872 (h) x 3248 (v) active pixels
  • 7.4 μm square pixels
  • 43.3 mm diagonal sensor (35 mm film size) 
  • 3 frames/second with full resolution
  • Partial scan & binning modes 
  • Pre-processing functions inside the camera
  • Camera Link interface
  • Excellent thermal management for high image quality
  • Shock & vibration testing for real-world environments 

JAI CCD cameras - Camera Link interface


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The AM-1600CL is one of the flagship cameras of the C3 Advanced series. It incorporates the Kodak KAI-16000 dual-tap sensor to deliver full 4872 x 3248 pixel monochrome resolution at 3 frames per second. The 16 megapixel industrial camera features a Camera Link interface offering user-selectable 8-bit, 10-bit, or 12-bit output.

A series of pre-processing functions are built into the camera to achieve high image quality while offloading these tasks from the user’s host PC. Available functions include a look-up table (LUT) to adjust image contrast (gamma correction), a built-in blemish compensation function to correct for defective pixels, automatic channel balancing, and a flat-field compensation function using per-pixel gain and offset adjustments or image subtraction.

Along with these features, the 16-megapixel camera receives the same extensive shock and vibration testing as lower resolution models to maximize its ability to withstand the rigors of industrial environments (70 G shock, 10 G vibration – 20Hz to 200 Hz XYZ). The camera also features a specialized internal heat sink and a ridged housing design which combine to produce exceptional thermal management and low noise image fidelity.

Core applications for the AM-1600CL include flat panel LCD inspection, solar panel inspection, PCB inspection, 3D metrology, biometrics, and microscopy, among others. The camera is also suitable for numerous high-end outdoor uses including surveillance, aerial imaging, and homeland security applications.  

The AM-1600CL can be ordered with either P-mount or F-mount lens mounts. Custom lens mount designs are also possible for large quantity orders.

Dimensions (HxWxL): 55 x 55 x 120 mm.

A GigE Vision version of this camera is also available. Click here for more information.

PD-12U series power supply
2-meter power cable

MP-41 tripod mounting plate
Hirose 12-pin connector


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