Specifications and Frame Rates

General Specifications


Blackfly S BFS-U3-122S6M Blackfly S BFS-U3-122S6C
Firmware Version 1801.0.142.0 1801.0.142.0
Model Name Blackfly S BFS-U3-122S6M Blackfly S BFS-U3-122S6C
Resolution 4096x3000 4096x3000
Frame Rate 23 FPS 23 FPS
Megapixels 12.3 MP 12.3 MP
Sensor Sony IMX304, CMOS, 1.1" Sony IMX304, CMOS, 1.1"
Readout Method Global shutter Global shutter
Pixel Size 3.45 μm 3.45 μm
Lens Mount C-mount C-mount
ADC 12-bit 12-bit
Minimum Frame Rate 1 FPS 1 FPS
Gain Range 0.0 to 47 dB 0.0 to 47 dB
Exposure Range 14.0 μs to 30.0 S 14.0 μs to 30.0 S
Acquisition Mode Continuous, Single Frame, Multi Frame Continuous, Single Frame, Multi Frame
Partial Image Modes Pixel binning, ROI Pixel binning, ROI
Image Processing Gamma, lookup table, and sharpness Color correction matrix, gamma, lookup table, saturation and sharpness
Sequencer Up to 8 sets using 6 features Up to 8 sets using 6 features
Image Buffer 240 MB 240 MB
User Sets 2 user configuration sets for custom camera settings 2 user configuration sets for custom camera settings
Flash Memory 6 MB non-volatile memory 6 MB non-volatile memory
Opto-isolated I/O 1 input, 1 output 1 input, 1 output
Non-isolated I/O 1 bi-directional, 1 input 1 bi-directional, 1 input
Serial Port 1 (over non-isolated I/O) 1 (over non-isolated I/O)
Auxiliary Output 3.3 V, 120 mA maximum 3.3 V, 120 mA maximum
Interface USB 3.1 USB 3.1
Power Requirements 8 - 24 V via GPIO or 5 V via USB 3.0 interface 8 - 24 V via GPIO or 5 V via USB 3.0 interface
Power Consumption 3 W maximum 3 W maximum
Dimensions/Mass 29 mm x 29 mm x 30 mm / 36 g 29 mm x 29 mm x 30 mm / 36 g
Machine Vision Standard USB3 Vision v1.0 USB3 Vision v1.0
Compliance CE, FCC, RoHS, REACH. The ECCN for this product is: EAR099 CE, FCC, RoHS, REACH. The ECCN for this product is: EAR099
Temperature Celsius Operating: 0-50 / Storage: -30-60 Operating: 0-50 / Storage: -30-60
Humidity Percent Operating: 20-80 (no condensation) / Storage: 20-95 (no condensation) Operating: 20-80 (no condensation) / Storage: 20-95 (no condensation)
Warranty 3 years 3 years

Frame rates are measured with Device Link Throughput Limit of 380 MBps and Acquisition Frame Rate disabled. Exposure and gain values are the same in binning and no binning modes.


Blackfly S BFS-U3-122S6M Supported Pixel Formats


8-bit 10-bit 12-bit 16-bit
mono8 mono10p mono12p mono16
mono12packed
mono10packed

Blackfly S BFS-U3-122S6M Frame Rate Table


Width Height Mono8
(8-bit)
Mono10p
(10-bit)
Mono12p
(12-bit)
Mono16
(16-bit)
ISP Binning
Horizontal
Binning
Vertical
Decimation
Horizontal
Decimation
Vertical
ADC
4096 3000 23 23 19 11 Off 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor 1xSensor 12-bit
3072 1620 42 42 42 35 Off 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor 1xSensor 12-bit
1080 1920 36 36 36 36 Off 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor 1xSensor 12-bit
720 1280 53 53 53 53 Off 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor 1xSensor 12-bit
600 800 84 84 84 84 Off 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor 1xSensor 12-bit
640 480 137 137 137 137 Off 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor 1xSensor 12-bit
480 640 104 104 104 104 Off 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor 1xSensor 12-bit
320 240 255 255 255 255 Off 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor 1xSensor 12-bit
240 320 198 198 198 198 Off 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor 1xSensor 12-bit
2048 1500 10 10 10 10 On 1xSensor/2xISP 1xSensor/2xISP 1xSensor 1xSensor 12-bit
1024 750 10 10 10 10 On 1xSensor/4xISP 1xSensor/4xISP 1xSensor 1xSensor 12-bit
2048 1500 46 46 46 46 Off 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor/1xISP 2xSensor 2xSensor 12-bit

Blackfly S BFS-U3-122S6C Supported Pixel Formats


8-bit 10-bit 12-bit 16-bit 24-bit 32-bit
bayerrg8 bayerrg10p ycbcr411_8 ycbcr422_8 bgr8 bgra8
mono8 mono10p bayerrg12p yuv422packed ycbcr8
mono12p bayerrg16 yuv444packed
yuv411packed mono16 rgb8packed
bayerrg12packed
mono12packed
bayerrg10packed
mono10packed

Blackfly S BFS-U3-122S6C Frame Rate Table


Width Height BayerRG8
(8-bit)
BayerRG10p
(10-bit)
BayerRG12p
(12-bit)
BayerRG16
(16-bit)
BGR8
(24-bit)
BGRa8
(32-bit)
ISP Binning
Horizontal
Binning
Vertical
Decimation
Horizontal
Decimation
Vertical
ADC
4096 3000 23 23 19 11 N/A N/A Off 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor 1xSensor 12-bit
3072 1620 42 42 42 35 N/A N/A Off 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor 1xSensor 12-bit
1080 1920 36 36 36 36 N/A N/A Off 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor 1xSensor 12-bit
720 1280 53 53 53 53 N/A N/A Off 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor 1xSensor 12-bit
600 800 84 84 84 84 N/A N/A Off 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor 1xSensor 12-bit
640 480 137 137 137 137 N/A N/A Off 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor 1xSensor 12-bit
480 640 104 104 104 104 N/A N/A Off 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor 1xSensor 12-bit
320 240 255 255 255 255 N/A N/A Off 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor 1xSensor 12-bit
240 320 198 198 198 198 N/A N/A Off 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor 1xSensor 12-bit
2048 1500 10 10 10 10 10 10 On 1xSensor/2xISP 1xSensor/2xISP 1xSensor 1xSensor 12-bit
1024 750 10 10 10 10 10 10 On 1xSensor/4xISP 1xSensor/4xISP 1xSensor 1xSensor 12-bit
2048 1500 46 46 46 46 46 46 Off 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor/1xISP 2xSensor 2xSensor 12-bit