Iron 3265 PCIe

Compact Form Factor PCIe ruggedized camera

Key Features:

  • 65.4 Megapixel up to 50.0 fps
  • Monochrome and Color sensor variation
  • Up to 15 W power at full rate
  • Full image processing feature set
  • PCI Express Gen 4 standard compliant
  • Gen<i>Cam compliant
  • Up to 4 PCI Express links
  • F, EF, Active EF or M42-mount
  • Commercial and Industrial grade options
  • Full EMVA1288 report
  • Full built-in self-test (BIT)
  • Full built-in voltage testing
  • Customization as per user requirements


  • Perimeter vision
  • 3D
  • Low light surveillance
  • Special Effects
  • Virtual Reality

Innovative Approach
Iron3265 PCIe is an ultra-thin high speed, low-cost, low-power Global shutter CMOS camera with a Samtec interface which supports 65.4 Megapixel high quality video at rates up to 50.0 fps.
Intelligent Design
With an extremely compact form factor, the Iron3265 PCIe fits into small spaces. The superior sensor performance provides high quality images with great dynamic range, low noise and excellent low-light vision capabilities


Pixel Size 3.2 µm x 3.2 µm
Resolution 9344 (H) x 7000 (V)
Sensor Size 37.4 mm diagonal
Sensor Gpixel GMAX3265
Sensor Type CMOS
Output Interface PCI Express Gen 4
Supported interface rates Gen 1, Gen 2, Gen 3
Interface connector Samtec
Number of Connectors 4
Output Resolution 8, 10 or 12 bit
Maximum Frame Rate High Speed Version
• 50 fps @8 bit resolution
• 40 fps @10 bit resolution
Normal Speed Version
• 31 fps @8 bit resolution
• 31 fps @10 bit resolution
• 31 fps @12 bit resolution
Tap Geometry 1X-1Y
Image acquisition Continuous / Triggered
Camera Control >Gen<i>Cam
Electronic Shutter Global
Monochrome/ Color Monochrome or color
Temporal Noise <2.3 e- at 25°C
Full Well Charge 10900 e
Dynamic Range >65 dB at 520 nm
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR max) 38.1 dB at 520 nm
Quantum Efficiency (QE) >65.3% at 520 nm
Shortest Exposure 13.35 µs
IR Filter (optional) • UV cut below 400 nm
• IR cut above 700 nm
Exposure control Automatic/Manual
Gain control Automatic/Manual
Color Control • RGB offsets
• Auto / Manual White balance
Image enhancement Defect pixel correction
• Gain (Analog / Digital)
• Auto / Manual black level
• Binning
• Auto Exposure / Gain
• Flat field / Fixed pattern noise correction
Additional on camera processing • ROI
• Image flip
• Frame counter
• Operational Time Counter
• Binning
Power Input • External 10 V – 28 V input
Power Consumption <15 W at 24 V DC
Configuration software >Gen<i>Cam Standard software
Synchronization Protocol/External I/O Trigger
Exposure Strobe output Yes


Dimensions (including lens mount) 62 mm x 62 mm x 44.4 mm (2.4” x 2.4” x 1.7”)
Weight (without lens) 450 g (15.9 oz)
Lens Mount F, M42, EF or Active EF
Sensor Alignment Active
Ingress Protection Optional IP67 (with protective lens tube

Environmental Conditions

Operating ambient air temperature Commercial : 0°C to +50°C ( 32°F to +122°F)
Industrial : -40.0°C to +70°C ( -40°F to +158°F)
Operating ambient air humidity 10% to 90% RH non-condensing
Storage ambient air temperature Commercial : 0°C to +55°C ( 32°F to +131°F)
Industrial : -40.0°C to +75°C ( -40°F to +167°F)
Storage ambient air humidity 10% to 90% RH non-condensing
Operational Shock Tested per MIL-STD-810G Method 516.6, 3-axis Shock 75G
Operational Vibration Tested per MIL-STD-810G Method 514.6, 3-axis Vibration Category 20
MTBF 1,600,000 hrs @ 50C (Telecordia)


Electromagnetic – EMC standards • The European Council EMC Directive 2004/108/EC
• The Unites States FCC rule 47 CFR 15
EMC – Emission • EN 55022:2010 Class B
• FCC 47 Part 15 Class B
EMC – Immunity • EN 55024:2010 Class B
• EN 61000-4-3
• EN 61000-4-4
• EN 61000-4-6
Flammability PCB compliant with UL 94 V-0
RoHS Compliant with the European Union Directive 2011/65/EU (RoHS2)
REACH Compliant with the European Union Regulation No 1907/2006
WEEE Must be disposed of separately from normal household waste and must
be recycled according to local regulations
  •  The output can be synchronized to the trigger on a frame by frame basis
  •  MIL 810F is only available for the Industrial\Rugged model and is not available in the commercial versionv
  • Performance is measured at full resolution, maximum bitness and the maximum frame rate for that bitness
  • KAYA Instruments reserves the right to update the data sheet from time to time without prior notice.


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