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Module: ThirdParty

Initializes and starts image acquisition by 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


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.

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