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Module: ThirdParty

Captures a frame using Euresys frame grabber.

Name Type Range Description
Input value
inDeviceID String* Board name, board identifier or serial number
Input value
inTopology String* Board topology
Input value
inCameraTapConfiguration String* Tap configuration of camera
Input value
inConnector String Indication of connector used by channel
Input value
inAcquisitionMode MultiCamAcquisitionMode Acquisition Mode
Input value
inCameraFile File* Camera configuration file
Input value
inPageLengthLn Integer* 1 - 65535 Page Length
Input value
inColorFormat MultiCamColorFormat Color format
Input value
inGain Integer* Linear control of gain for all digitizing units
Input value
inSurfaceCount Integer* 1 - 4096 Number of allocated surfaces
Output value
outImage Image Captured frame
Output value
outFrameID Long Captured frame ID
Output value
outTimestamp Long Captured frame timestamp in microseconds


Board driver software

This filter is intended to cooperate with board using its vendor SDK. To be able to connect with board it is required to install MultiCam SDK software. Currently Aurora Vision Studio requires MultiCam version 6.18.

MultiCam drivers can be downloaded from following website: (registration may be required).

Supported frame grabbers:
  • GRABLINK series
  • DOMINO series
  • Picolo series
Board identification

When there is only one board connected to the computer, field inDeviceID can be set to Auto. In such case, first available board will be found and connected.

inDeviceID can be used to pick one of multiple boards connected to the computer. inDeviceID can be set to:

  • board name,
  • board identifier,
  • driver index,
  • pci position.

Parallel execution

This filter cannot be placed in multiple Workers.

Complexity Level

This filter is available on Basic Complexity Level.

Filter Group

This filter is member of MultiCam_GrabImage filter group.

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