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12MP Blackfly S Camera With On-Sensor Polarimetry

4096 x 3000 at 10 FPS. Only 29 x 29 x 30 mm and 36 grams.

Published: Wednesday, February 16, 2022 - 12:58

(Teledyne FLIR: Wilsonville, OR) -- Introducing the latest addition to Teledyne FLIR’s polarized Blackfly S GigE camera lineup—the BFS-PGE-123S6P-C. This new 12MP model is well suited for applications dealing with reflective or challenging lighting conditions. Ideal for use cases like traffic systems, unmanned aerial systems (UAS), inspection lines with transparent or reflective parts, and other uncontrolled lighting environments.

The camera pairs the new Sony IMX253 MZR sensor with an easy-to-use, glare-reduction feature built into the Spinnaker SDK, making application development and deployment fast and easy. These GigE cameras with power over ethernet (PoE) also take advantage of the Lossless Compression feature, delivering up to 14 FPS at full resolution without compromising on image quality.

Weighing in at just 36 grams, the camera is significantly lighter and more compact than competing offerings on the market. Read along for more detailed specs, pricing, and to consult a specialist about your project requirements.

• 12 MP global shutter CMOS featuring on-sensor polarimetry
• Delivers resolution of 4096 x 3000 at 10 FPS (up to 14 FPS with Lossless Compression enabled)
• Smallest and lightest: 29 x 29 x 30 mm, 36 grams
• Spinnaker SDK can dynamically reduce reflections from nonmetallic surfaces
• Long-distance cable options for unique application setups
• Features power over ethernet (PoE—GigE)

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