The CLM-611 Camera Link Multiplexer interfaces up-to four Camera Link cameras of any configuration (base, medium, full, 80-bit) to one frame grabber using standard Camera Link cables. This capability supports applications requiring the ability to select between multiple cameras. The CLM-611 incorporates high-speed (85 MHz) interfaces and works with any Camera Link camera.
The Camera Link switch provides multiple camera selection methods including rear-panel switch settings, Camera Link interface signals (serial or camera control), and an external RS-232 port. An inexpensive optional adapter supports control of the CLM-611 via a PC USB port.
Multiple CLM-611s may be cascaded to support more than four cameras.
The CLM-611 Camera Link Multiplexer is housed in a sturdy, compact aluminum enclosure. Related Products:
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Camera and/or Frame Grabber has the mini (HDR/SDR) connector?
This product incorporates the standard (MDR) connector. Camera Link cables are readily available with the standard (MDR) connector on one end and the mini (HDR/SDR) connector on the other. Note that the CLM-611 does not support PoCL.
Cable Length Note:
To ensure data integrity, we recommend limiting Camera Link cable length for cameras with high clock frequencies as follows:
Max Cable Length
For example, cables used to connect the camera to the multiplexer AND the multiplexer to the frame grabber should be no longer than 5m with 85 MHz cameras.
Camera Link selector interfaces up-to four cameras to one frame grabber
Supports all Camera Link configurations (base, medium, full, 80-bit)
High-speed (85 MHz) design supports all Camera Link cameras
Multiple camera selection methods:
Camera Link interface serial messages
Camera Link interface Camera Control (CC) signals
Standard RS-232 port
Standard USB port (w/ optional adapter)
Fixed selection via switch settings
Passes all interface signals (video data, serial comm, camera control)
Minimal data pass-through latency
May be cascaded to support greater than four cameras