Frame Grabber – Camera Link
Camera Link is a serial communication protocol standard designed for computer vision applications based on the National Semiconductor interface Channel-link. It was designed for the purpose of standardizing scientific and industrial video products including cameras, cables and frame grabbers.Camera Link comes in several variants which differ in the amount of data that can be transferred. Some of them require two cables for transmission.Base configuration, Medium configuration and Full configuration.
|Model Name||Max Cameras Supported||Standard||Composite Video||Number of IO line||OS support||Link width (Lane)||Link speed|
|Grablink Full XR||1||PCI Express 1.0||Yes||10||Windows and Linux||4||2.5 GT/s|
|Grablink Full||1||PCI Express 1.0||Yes||10||Windows and Linux||4||2.5 GT/s|
|Grablink DualBase||2||PCI Express 1.0||Yes||20||Windows and Linux||4||2.5 GT/s|
|Grablink Base||1||PCI Express 1.0||Yes||20||Windows and Linux||4||2.5 GT/s|
|FireBird Camera Link 80-bit||TBD||PCI Express 2.0||TBD||TBD||Windows, Linux and QNX||4||1.7 GT/s|