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Captures an image from a Thorlabs device.

Name Type Range Description
inDeviceID String* Camera serial number or name, Auto = first camera
inInputQueueSize Integer* 0 - Sets size of image queue (on acquisition start, default = 8)
inExposureTime Integer* 1 - Sets the target exposure time in microseconds
inGain Integer* 0 - 1023 Sets gain
outImage Image Captured frame
outFrameID Integer Captured frame ID


Description of usage of this filter can be found in examples and tutorial: HMI Recorder.


Camera driver software

This filter is intended to cooperate with camera using its vendor Thorlabs SDK. To be able to connect to camera it is required to install Thorlabs SDK software with camera dedicated drivers. Currently Adaptive Vision Studio uses Thorlabs SDK version 2.9.1.

Thorlabs SDK can be downloaded from the following website:

Complexity Level

This filter is available on Basic Complexity Level.

Filter Group

This filter is member of Thorlabs_GrabImage filter group.

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