PixeLINK PL-E531 Camera

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The PL-E531 is a high performance Micro-B USB2.0 1.3 mega pixel monochrome camera designed for a broad range of industrial imaging applications

This camera is based on the Micron CMOS rolling shutter progressive scan sensor with a 1/2” optical format.


PixeLINK® cameras include numerous real-time image pre-processing functions. All below mentioned functions are performed by the FPGA inside the camera – with no additional CPU load and thus an inexpensive host computer.

  • Bayer 8, Bayer 16  and YUV422 (color versions)
  • Mono 8 and Mono 16 (mono versions)
  • Auto exposure and auto white balance
  • Binning, Decimation and Averaging
  • Image Flip and Image Rotate
  • ROI (Region of Interest Readout)
  • Saturation, sharpness and Brightness (color versions)
  • Gain
  • Gamma
  • Color temperature
  • Frame Rate control

The PixeLINK® technical manual contains detailed descriptions of all functions.

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  • Bit Depth: 8 & 10
  • Color: Mono
  • Configuration: Board Level, Standard
  • Frame Rate: 28
  • Interface: Micro-B USB 2.0
  • Lens Mount: CS-Mount (BL version only), C-Mount, S-Mount Adapter
  • Resolution: 1280 x 1024 (1.3MP)
  • Sensor Size: 1/3
  • Sensor Type: CMOS
  • Shutter Type: Rolling
  • Triggering Options: Software Only

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Quick Info for the PixeLINK PL-E531

Camera Category: Area Scan
Camera Series: Industrial Vision Cameras
FPS: 28
Interface: USB 2
Manufacturer: PixeLINK
Resolutions: 1 MP
Scanning Mode: -
Signal System: Monochrome
Technology: Area Scan Sensors