Pixelink Knowledge Base

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.

Extended Shutter
Supported by ... The PL-B740 series cameras have up to three extended shutter knee points. The PL-B760 series cameras have up to two extended shutt...
Thu, 18 Jun, 2020 at 3:22 PM
Exposure
In the IIDC specification, the Exposure feature provides auto exposure similar to a "contrast control".  Pixelink cameras do not support this feat...
Tue, 23 Apr, 2019 at 12:53 PM
Flat Field Correction
Supported by ... All PL-A\B Pixelink cameras. Description Flat Field Correction (FFC) applies a gain and offset correction per pixel to correct ...
Fri, 7 Jun, 2019 at 11:48 AM
Frame Rate
Supported by ... All Pixelink cameras. Description The frame interval and the required bandwidth on the communication bus are fixed by the Frame...
Thu, 18 Jun, 2020 at 4:02 PM
Flip
Supported by... Flip is supported by the sensor for PL-B760 series cameras. For all other cameras, flip is supported by the Pixelink drivers and API. ...
Tue, 18 May, 2021 at 4:54 PM
Focus
Supported by... Cameras equipped with a (supported) lens that has automated focus control.  Use PxLGetCameraFeatures to see if the camera is equipped wi...
Wed, 17 Jun, 2020 at 4:39 PM
Gain
Supported by ... All Pixelink cameras. Description The gain controls the amplification of the image for the camera.  Increasing gain will increa...
Mon, 5 Oct, 2020 at 12:48 PM
Gamma
Supported by ... All Pixelink cameras. Description Gamma controls the contrast in the image and is typically used in microscopy to improve the p...
Mon, 9 Mar, 2020 at 10:30 AM
General Purpose Input Output
Supported By ... PL-B 740, 760, and 950 support modes 0 (Strobe), 1 (Normal), 2 (Pulse), and 3 (Busy). 770 and 780 support modes 0 (Strobe), 1 (No...
Tue, 31 Aug, 2021 at 2:15 PM
Gain HDR
Supported by: Cameras equipped with a Gen 3 Sony IMX sensor (and suitable camera binaries). Check for support using PxLGetCameraFeatures. Descrip...
Mon, 16 Nov, 2020 at 2:44 PM