Pixelink Support

FAQ

FAQ

What is the difference between a Camera Kit and a Pixelink SDK?
The Pixelink SDK includes the tools needed to develop your own applications using the Pixelink API. This means that the C/C++ header and library files a...
Thu, 29 Mar, 2018 at 2:04 PM
What is a Signal-to-Noise Ratio and how can I improve it?
Signal-to-Noise Ratio An ideal camera sensor would convert a known amount of light into an exactly predictable output voltage. Unfortunately, ideal sen...
Tue, 26 Sep, 2017 at 11:34 AM
What coupler do I need with my microscope camera?
Here is a table that will assist you choosing the right magnification for the camera you are using.  Coupler Magnification  1/3" Format  ...
Mon, 7 Mar, 2016 at 2:20 PM
How to assign a IP address to the network adapter in the PC
When no DHCP or no Static IP is available for the NIC where cameras are connected, a Link-Local address is automatically generated for the NIC when the came...
Tue, 26 Sep, 2017 at 11:34 AM
I see a "moiré" pattern in my captured images. What can I do?
The Moiré Effect The word "moiré" was first used by weavers and it derives from the word mohair, a kind of cloth made from the fine hair of an An...
Mon, 15 Oct, 2018 at 3:36 PM
PixeLINK Data Stream File Format (PDS)
The PixeLINK Data Stream file (.pds) is a binary file with the following format: U32 "magic number" 0x04040...
Tue, 8 Nov, 2016 at 4:28 PM
Why am I receiving 'calibration not possible' when calibrating my camera
The error could be caused by your Image being too dark, try adjusting exposure time to resolve this issue Note: Make sure you are using a proper...
Tue, 6 Oct, 2015 at 4:08 PM
Can you control the camera with multiple applications?
The first application to initialize the camera will have control of it. Any other application that attempts to control the camera will not be able to initial...
Fri, 14 Aug, 2015 at 4:20 PM
Do I need to reboot my machine after the install?
The installer will prompt you if a reboot is required, but it is often not necessary to reboot your system after running the installer.  You do not need to ...
Wed, 25 Apr, 2018 at 4:45 PM
What software is required to run Pixelink Cameras?
Pixelink Camera drivers are required to use Pixelink Cameras, and these drivers are installed when installing Pixelink Capture or the Pixelink SDK.  Thes...
Mon, 15 Oct, 2018 at 3:38 PM