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PXC Frame Grabber Family

Specifications & Features Overview
Common to all PXC Family Members


  • Bus PCI bus master design for real-time image capture
  • Input video format NTSC, PAL, SECAM, S-video
  • Input video 1 V peak to peak, 75 ohms
  • Output formats Color: YcrCb 4:2:2 and 4:1:1; RGB 32, 24, 16, 15; Monochrome: Y8
  • Resolution NTSC: 640 x 480; PAL/SECAM: 768 x 576
  • Power + 5 VDC, 500 mA
  • Camera Power + 12 VDC output
  • Supported Operating systems Win 95 / 98 / ME, Win NT / 2000 / XP
  • Supported Languages C / C++, C#, Visual Basic and Visual Basic .NET


  • Sampling jitter Maximum of ± 4 ns relative to horizontal synchronization (for a stable source)
  • External trigger Input pulled by 10k ohm to 5 V, trigger requires a TTL pulse of 100 ns (minimum); software programmable edge or level sensitivity; software programmable polarity
  • Video noise < 1 LSB (least significant bit)
  • Video Multiplexer Standard product: four video inputs (only one can S-video); Standard product plus Optional Control Package: four video inputs, any or all of which can be S-video
  • Real time scaling With interpolation, plus horizontal and vertical cropping
  • DAC reference generator Eliminates inconsistency of AGC
  • FCC verification and CE marked
  • Compatible with CVB, Halcon, ActiVision Tools and Xcaliper

Specific to Individual PXC Family Members

Form Factor
4 Composite video inputs
3 Composite and 1 S-video input
4 S-video inputs
Independent DC restore in 4 video inputs
Fast field detect for unsynchronized sources
1 TTL input
4 TTL inputs
4 TTL outputs
Horizontal and vertical drive outputs
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PXC200AL Cables
PXC200AF Cables
List Price
4 Composite cameras, Basic I/O
4 Composite cameras, Extended I/O
4 S-video cameras, Basic I/O
4 S-video cameras, Extended I/O
Basic I/O (PXC200-L) - Single trigger input
Extended I/O (PXC200-F, also referred to as the Option Package) - All I/O beyond single trigger input

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Prices listed are for domestic single unit orders. International pricing may vary because of the costs incurred for international shipping, tariffs and customs.