Tetra

CMOS Line Scan Image Sensors

Tetra is a low-cost, high volume CMOS sensor family of 2k, 4k, 8k, 12k and 16k resolution for multispectral, color and monochrome imaging. These sensors are ideal for food sorting, recycling, logistics, pick-and-place and other machine vision applications that require cost-effective imaging.

High Performance, High Reliability

Tetra sensors are available in a 2k resolution with a 14 μm x 14 μm pixel size, or 4k resolution with a 7 μm x 7 μm pixel size at a max line rate of 128kHz aggregate. The mono models can be configured to output one, two, or four rows and the color models provide RGB and mono outputs. Based on a synchronized shutter design, the sensor provides low read noise and high dynamic range through the use of true correlated double sampling (CDS). Each channel has its own exposure control, resulting in easy-to-perform white balancing.

Low-Cost but High Performance Solutions

  • Speed – 128kHz aggregate for high speed imaging
  • Multispectral – unique spectrally independent RGB + NIR
  • Detectability – single, dual or quad outputs for improved SNR
  • Resolution – 2k, 4k, 8k and 16k for various resolution requirements
  • Color + Mono – output RGB + Mono images
  • Sync shutter – synchronized integration time for each row

Applications

  • Food, mineral and recycling sorting
  • Logistics
  • Pick-and-place
  • Spectroscopy
Item Description e2v part #
Tetra 2k mono 2k x 4, 14 x 14um, 100kHz, mono, LVDS, 12 bit ADC, Ceramics EV1S02KB-CLV0100-T
Tetra 2k Colour+mono 2k x 4, 14 x 14um, 25kHz x 4, RGB+M, LVDS, 12 bit ADC, Ceramics EV1S02KM-CLV0100-T
Tetra 2k Multispectral 2k x 4, 14 x 14um, 25kHz x 4, RGB+NIR, LVDS, 12 bit ADC, Ceramics EV1S02KM-CLV0150-T
Tetra 4k mono 4kx4, 7x7um, 128kHz, mono, LVDS, 12 bit ADC, Ceramics EV1S04KB-CLV0100-T
Tetra 4k RGB+mono 4kx4, 7x7um, 32kHzx4, RGB+Mono, LVDS, 12 bit ADC, Ceramics EV1S04KM-CLV0100-T
Tetra 4k Multispectral 4kx4, 7x7um, 32kHzx4, RGB+NIR, LVDS, 12 bit ADC, Ceramics EV1S04KM-CLV0150-T

Product Video

Specification

Name
Resolution (pixels)
Format (H x V)
Pixel Pitch (µm)
Shutter Type
Flyer
2k Mono
2k
2,048 x 4
14
Synchronized
2k RGB + Mono
2k
2,048 x 4
14
Synchronized
2k Multispectral
2k
2,048 x 4
14
Synchronized
4k Mono
4k
4096 x 4
7
Synchronized
4k RGB + Mono
4k
4096 x 4
7
Synchronized
4k Multispectral
4k
4096 x 4
7
Synchronized
Name 2k Mono
Resolution 2k
Format 2,048 x 4
Pixel Pitch (µm) 14
Shutter Type Synchronized
Flyer
Name 2k RGB + Mono
Resolution 2k
Format 2,048 x 4
Pixel Pitch (µm) 14
Shutter Type Synchronized
Flyer
Name 2k Multispectral
Resolution 2k
Format 2,048 x 4
Pixel Pitch (µm) 14
Shutter Type Synchronized
Flyer
Name 4k Mono
Resolution 4k
Format 4096 x 4
Pixel Pitch (µm) 7
Shutter Type Synchronized
Flyer
Name 4k RGB + Mono
Resolution 4k
Format 4096 x 4
Pixel Pitch (µm) 7
Shutter Type Synchronized
Flyer
Name 4k Multispectral
Resolution 4k
Format 4096 x 4
Pixel Pitch (µm) 7
Shutter Type Synchronized
Flyer
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