Guppy F-038C

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Guppy F-038C

Sensitive machine vision camera, 0.4 Megapixel, interlaced sensor

The Guppy F-038B/C is equipped with a sensitive interlaced sensor – which makes the move from analog to digital machine vision cameras very easy. Additionally, with the Guppy F-038B/C NIR, a version with enhanced NIR sensitivity is available. At full resolution, it runs at up to 30 fps. Higher frame rates can be reached by a smaller AOI.


  • Various IR cut/pass filters
  • White medical housing
InterfaceIEEE 1394a - 400 Mb/s, 1 port
Resolution768 × 492
SensorSony ICX418
Sensor typeCCD Interlaced
Sensor sizeType 1/2
Cell size8.4 x 9.8
Lens mountC
Frame rate30 fps
ADC12 Bit
Bit depth8 Bit
Mono modesMono8
Color modes RGBn/a
Raw modesRaw8
TTL I/Os1 input, 3 outputs
Power requirements (DC)8 V - 36 V
Power consumption (@12 V)<2 W
Mass50 g
Body dimensions (L × W × H in mm)48.2 × 30 × 30 mm incl. connectors
RegulationsCE, FCC Class B, RoHS
  • LUT (look-up table)
  • ROI, separate ROI for auto features
  • Auto gain (0 to 24 dB)
  • Auto exposure (62 µs to 67 s)
  • Auto white balance
  • Storable user sets

Thanks to its sensitive interlaced sensor, the Guppy F-038B/C is a very cost-effective, easy solution for the switch from analog to digital machine vision cameras. The Guppy F-038B/C NIR version has enhanced near infrared sensitivity.

  • Machine vision
  • Quality control
  • Robotics
  • Industrial inspection
  • Security and surveillance
  • ITS/Traffic monitoring
  • … and many more

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