B Series
5MP color area scan camera

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The BB-500CL is a Bayer color progressive scan camera with 5 megapixel resolution and Camera Link interface. The camera utilizes the Sony ICX625 CCD and operates at 15 frames/second in continuous mode in full resolution.

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  • Bayer mosaic color progressive scan CCD.

  • 15 frames/second with full resolution in continuous operation.

  • Partial scanning and decimation modes for increased frame rates.

  • Pre-processing functions such as white balancing, channel balancing and LUT for gamma compensation.

  • Edge Pre-Select and Pulse Width trigger modes.

  • Camera Link interface with 8, 10 or 12-bit output.


Product Line

B Series




Area Scan

Color / Mono


Light Spectrum



5.0 MP

Resolution WxH

2456 x 2058 px

Frame rate / Line rate

15 fps




Camera Link



Sensor Name


Optical Format

2/3 inch

Cell Size WxH

3.45 x 3.45 µm

Shutter type

Global shutter

Sensor Diagonal

11.1 mm

Active Sensor Dimensions WxH

8.5 x 7.1 mm

Camera Dimensions HxWxL

55 x 55 x 55 mm


200 g

Video Output


Lens Mount


Power Consumption

5.50 Watt

Operating Temperature (ambient)

-5°C to +45°C

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Typical applications for the B Series 5 MP camera

Here are a few applications where B Series 5-megapixel industrial cameras are especially suitable


From vision-guided robot arms to autonomous vehicles, the B Series cameras provide high quality images in a compact yet industrial-grade form factor.


The B Series cameras can be configured for a wide range of automotive and automotive parts inspections.

Electronics inspection

The B Series cameras are useful for inspecting printed circuit boards, sorting small parts, and other electronics-related applications.


Vision systems for track and trace, pill sorting, inspecting vials and ampoules, and many other applications, can all utilize the B Series cameras.

Production quality control

The 5 megapixel B Series cameras are the perfect “eyes” for many different types of quality control inspection systems.

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