Pixelink Support

FAQ

FAQ

What is the difference between Pixelink Capture and the 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...
Tue, 21 May, 2019 at 3:01 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 sens...
Tue, 21 May, 2019 at 3:04 PM
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 1/2" Form...
Tue, 21 May, 2019 at 3:06 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, 21 May, 2019 at 3:07 PM
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...
Tue, 21 May, 2019 at 3:12 PM
What is the PixeLINK Data Stream File Format
The PixeLINK Data Stream file (.pds) is a binary file with the following format: U32 "magic number" 0x04040404, indicating that this is a val...
Tue, 21 May, 2019 at 3:18 PM
PixeLINK Data Stream File Format (PDS)
The PixeLINK Data Stream file (.pds) is a binary file with the following format: U32 "magic number" 0x04040404, indicating that this is a ...
Tue, 21 May, 2019 at 3:24 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 Microm...
Tue, 21 May, 2019 at 3:24 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 initia...
Tue, 21 May, 2019 at 3:25 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 ...
Tue, 21 May, 2019 at 3:25 PM