Specifications and Frame Rates

General Specifications


Blackfly S BFS-U3-50S5M Blackfly S BFS-U3-50S5C
Firmware Version 1803.0.167.0 1803.0.167.0
Model Name Blackfly S BFS-U3-50S5M Blackfly S BFS-U3-50S5C
Resolution 2448x2048 2448x2048
Frame Rate 35 FPS 35 FPS
Megapixels 5.0 MP 5.0 MP
Sensor Sony IMX264, CMOS, 2/3" Sony IMX264, CMOS, 2/3"
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 47.9943 dB 0.0 to 47.9943 dB
Exposure Range 13.0 μs to 30.0 S 13.0 μs to 30.0 S
Acquisition Mode Continuous, Single Frame, Multi Frame Continuous, Single Frame, Multi Frame
Partial Image Modes Pixel binning, decimation, ROI, MultiROI Pixel binning, decimation, ROI, MultiROI
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 on FPC USB 3.1 on FPC
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


Blackfly S BFS-U3-50S5M Supported Pixel Formats


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

Blackfly S BFS-U3-50S5M Frame Rate Table


Width Height Mono8
(8-bit)
Mono12p
(12-bit)
Mono12packed
(12-bit)
Mono16
(16-bit)
ISP Binning
Horizontal
Binning
Vertical
Decimation
Horizontal
Decimation
Vertical
ADC
2448 2048 35 35 35 35 Off 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor 1xSensor 12-bit
1920 1200 60 60 60 60 Off 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor 1xSensor 12-bit
800 600 116 116 116 116 Off 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor 1xSensor 12-bit
600 800 88 88 88 88 Off 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor 1xSensor 12-bit
640 480 144 144 144 144 Off 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor 1xSensor 12-bit
480 640 110 109 110 110 Off 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor 1xSensor 12-bit
320 240 269 269 269 269 Off 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor 1xSensor 12-bit
240 320 208 208 208 208 Off 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor 1xSensor 12-bit
2448 2048 24 24 24 24 On 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor 1xSensor 12-bit
1920 1200 41 41 41 41 On 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor 1xSensor 12-bit
800 600 79 79 79 79 On 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor 1xSensor 12-bit
600 800 60 60 60 60 On 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor 1xSensor 12-bit
640 480 98 98 98 98 On 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor 1xSensor 12-bit
480 640 75 75 75 75 On 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor 1xSensor 12-bit
320 240 183 183 183 183 On 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor 1xSensor 12-bit
240 320 142 142 142 142 On 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor 1xSensor 12-bit
1224 1024 88 88 88 88 Off 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor/1xISP 2xSensor 2xSensor 12-bit
1224 1024 24 24 24 24 On 1xSensor/2xISP 1xSensor/2xISP 1xSensor 1xSensor 12-bit
612 512 24 24 24 24 On 1xSensor/4xISP 1xSensor/4xISP 1xSensor 1xSensor 12-bit

Blackfly S BFS-U3-50S5C Supported Pixel Formats


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

Blackfly S BFS-U3-50S5C Frame Rate Table


Width Height BayerRG8
(8-bit)
BayerRG10p
(10-bit)
BayerRG10packed
(10-bit)
BayerRG12p
(12-bit)
BayerRG12packed
(12-bit)
BayerRG16
(16-bit)
ISP Binning
Horizontal
Binning
Vertical
Decimation
Horizontal
Decimation
Vertical
ADC
2448 2048 35 35 35 35 35 35 Off 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor 1xSensor 12-bit
1920 1200 60 60 60 60 60 60 Off 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor 1xSensor 12-bit
800 600 116 116 116 116 116 116 Off 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor 1xSensor 12-bit
600 800 88 88 88 88 88 88 Off 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor 1xSensor 12-bit
640 480 144 144 144 144 144 144 Off 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor 1xSensor 12-bit
480 640 110 110 110 110 110 110 Off 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor 1xSensor 12-bit
320 240 269 269 269 269 269 269 Off 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor 1xSensor 12-bit
240 320 208 208 208 208 208 208 Off 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor 1xSensor 12-bit
2448 2048 24 24 24 24 24 24 On 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor 1xSensor 12-bit
1920 1200 41 41 41 41 41 41 On 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor 1xSensor 12-bit
800 600 79 79 79 79 79 79 On 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor 1xSensor 12-bit
600 800 60 60 60 60 60 60 On 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor 1xSensor 12-bit
640 480 98 98 98 98 98 98 On 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor 1xSensor 12-bit
480 640 75 75 75 75 75 75 On 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor 1xSensor 12-bit
320 240 183 183 183 183 183 183 On 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor 1xSensor 12-bit
240 320 142 142 142 142 142 142 On 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor 1xSensor 12-bit
1224 1024 88 88 88 88 88 88 Off 1xSensor/1xISP 1xSensor/1xISP 2xSensor 2xSensor 12-bit
1224 1024 24 24 24 24 24 24 On 1xSensor/2xISP 1xSensor/2xISP 1xSensor 1xSensor 12-bit
612 512 24 24 24 24 24 24 On 1xSensor/4xISP 1xSensor/4xISP 1xSensor 1xSensor 12-bit