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The XCL High Resolution Series from Sony is the perfect fit for a variety of industrial inspection applications such as microscopy, semiconductors, electronic parts, and display panels.

All the cameras in this series conform to the Camera Link standard. This new camera boasts high-resolution images of UXGA resolution, similar to the existing XCL-U1000/U1000C cameras. However, the XCL-5005CR camera is PoCL*-capable, providing users with single-cable operation. The XCL Series delivers outstanding functionality and excellent picture quality, bringing a new level of power and effectiveness to industrial applications.

* PoCL (Power over Camera Link)

Key Features


High Resolution Image Capture

The XCL-5005CR incorporates Sony’s ultra-high 5 megapixel resolution CCD, offering incredibly detailed images at 15 frames per second. 


Supports Camera Link Standard

All cameras in the XCL High Resolution Series are equipped with the industry standard digital Camera Link interfaces. This allows users to quickly capture high-resolution images thanks to simple connectivity with machine vision systems. The XCL-5005CR is PoCL-capable, providing users with added flexibility when integrating inspection environments.


Partial Scan Function

If you select only a specific area of an image to be scanned, the reduced data size and increased frame rate will minimize image processing time. The XCL-5005CR supports both horizontal partial scanning and vertical partial scanning to accelerate users’ inspection tasks.


Hardware Processing

The XCL High Resolution Series cameras have a number of beneficial real-time hardware pre-processing functions such as a 3x3 filter, DTL filter, gammacorrection, and a binarisation mechanism that can be used to emphasise the edges of an object or to change the contrast of an image. These functions provide frame grabbers with images that are easy to process, thus minimising the load on the PC.


High Shock and Vibration Tolerance

• Vibration resistance: 10G (20 to 200 Hz)

• Shock resistance: 70G


Other Features

• C mount lens

• External trigger

• Binning function (B/W mode only)

• Built-in test pattern


Image device

2/3 type progressive scan IT CCD


Standard picture size (H x V)

2,448 x 2,050 pixels (5,018,400 pixels) *


Cell size (H x V)

3.45 x 3.45 μm


Resolution depth

Raw Colour: 8/10/12 bits/pixel

RGB Colour: 24 bits


Lens mount

C mount


Digital interface

PoCL (Power over Camera Link) / Standard Camera Link, Base Configuration


Frame rate

15 fps


Output data clock

80 MHz (1Tap)/40 MHz (2 Tap, only Raw Colour)



2000 lx at F5.6 (0 dB)


Minimum illumination

8 lx (GA IN +18 dB, F1.4)


Gain control

0 to +18 dB


White balance

Pre-set, Manual, One Push AWB


Readout mode

Normal / Partial scan




Partial scan



Shutter speed

2 to 1/10,000 s


Shutter mode

External trigger shutter (Trigger start / Trigger start and exposure duration)


Extended signal output

DVAL / EXPOSURE / GN D output (selectable)


Power requirements

DC 12 V


Power consumption

3.8 W


Dimensions (W x H x D)

44 x 44 x 57.5 mm (not including protruding parts)



130 g (4.6 oz)


Operating temperature

-5 to 45 °C (23 to 113 °F)


Storage temperature

-30 to 60 °C (-22 to 140 °F)


Operating humidity

20 to 80 % (no condensation)


Storage humidity

20 to 95 % (no condensation)


Vibration resistance

10 G (20 to 200 Hz)


Shock resistance

70 G


Supplied accessories

Lens mount cap, Operating instructions


* When RAW data is output, depending on the frame grabber, picture size may be reduced to 2,446 (H) x 2,048 (V).


Supplied Accessories:

  • Lens mount cap
  • Operating instructions


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