API Feature list

The rich feature set of PixeLINK cameras is enabled by software. There are many features and many ways to control them. This section provides information for camera owners and programmers who want to understand the controls of their camera or who want to develop imaging applications.

Actual Frame Rate
Supported by... All USB Pixelink cameras.  Description This read-only feature allows the user to query the camera to see what frame rate the ...
Fri, 3 Aug, 2018 at 3:34 PM
Auto ROI
Supported by...  Pixelink USB3 cameras with the latest firmware. Check for support using PxLGetCameraFeatures Description On some cameras models...
Thu, 15 Mar, 2018 at 2:39 PM
Bandwidth Limit
Supported by... All USB3 Pixelink cameras. Description When enabled, this feature will place an upper bound on the amount of aggregate bandwi...
Mon, 12 Mar, 2018 at 4:06 PM
Bit Depth
Supported by... Most PL-B600 and PL-B700 series cameras support 10 bit bit-depth. The PL-B777 and PL-B778 support 12 bit bit-depth. PL-B800 and PL-B...
Fri, 3 Aug, 2018 at 3:35 PM
Supported by ... Only the PL-B741 & PL-B681M camera models have brightness controls. Description Brightness controls the black level in the ...
Fri, 3 Aug, 2018 at 3:36 PM
Camera Information
Supported by ... All cameras provide Camera Information. Description Each camera contains a set of read only information that identifies the ...
Fri, 3 Aug, 2018 at 3:36 PM
Camera Name
Supported by ... All PixeLINK cameras support this feature. Description The name of the camera can be read and set from this feature.  It is ...
Thu, 30 Nov, 2017 at 4:25 PM
Color Coding
Color Coding is the IIDC term and needs to be used in conjunction with the IIDC Color Filter ID when using color sensors.  The PixeLINK API uses the term Pi...
Thu, 30 Nov, 2017 at 4:25 PM
Decimation is a legacy term used to describe a reduction in the number of pixels in an image.  Both IIDC and the API refer to Pixel Addressing instead. ...
Thu, 30 Nov, 2017 at 4:26 PM
Supported by ... PL-A series cameras with the following limits: PL-A740 Series: A maximum of 14 descriptors is permitted. PL-A770 Series: A maximum o...
Fri, 3 Aug, 2018 at 3:39 PM