Machine Vision & Inspection
Teledyne DALSA releases Xtium2 CLHS-PX8 and CLHS-FX8 frame grabbers
By Kristina Urquhart
October 26, 2018 – Machine vision technology supplier Teledyne DALSA has announced the Xtium2 family of frame grabbers for the PCIe Gen3 platform.
Xtium2 includes two new models of frame grabber boards featuring AIA’s Camera Link HS interface: the Xtium2-CLHS PX8 and Xtium2-CLHS FX8. The series will also provide support to upcoming and existing interfaces such as CoaXPress (ver 2.0) and Camera Link.
The Xtium2-CLHS PX8 features seven lanes operating at 10 Gbit/s using CLHS X-Protocol and can deliver host transfer bandwidth in excess of 6.8 GByte/s. The Xtium2-CLHS PX8 supports a CX4 connector that is Active Optical Cables (AOC) ready. The AOC use fibre cable to deliver cable lengths greater than 15 metres.
The Xtium2-CLHS FX8 supports up to four bidirectional SPF+ modules to deliver up to four GByte/s of image acquisition and host transfer speeds of up to 6.8 GByte/s. The SPF+ module and fibre optic cables help extend cable lengths to 100 metres. In addition, the Xtium2-CLHS FX8 is capable of supporting multiple independent CLHS cameras.