- August 26, 2014
August 26, 2014 - Point Grey announced Grasshopper3 GS3-U3-41S4 camera, based on color and monochrome versions of the Sony ICX808, a 1/1.8" global shutter EXview HAD CCD II sensor featuring 3.1 micron square pixels, and capable of 2048 x 2048 pixel resolution at 18 FPS. The Sony ICX808 EXview HAD CCD II sensor provides excellent quantum efficiency of over 72% and its unique square aspect ratio makes it ideal for scientific applications such as microscopy and ophthalmology, and industrial applications such as AOI and electronics inspection.
Grasshopper3 uses a proprietary USB 3.0 link layer and frame buffer-based architecture for optimal performance and reliability, and an advanced image processing pipeline to enable look up table, gamma correction, pixel binning and USB3 Vision support.
The Grasshopper3 GS3-U3-41S4 is list priced at $1,495/€1.195.