Iron 2020BSI Camera Link High Speed Compatible

Small Form Factor 10Gbps ruggedized camera

Key Features:

  • 4 Megapixel up to 135 fps
  •  Up to 4.5W power at full rate
  • Full image processing feature set
  • 10 Gbps Camera Link High Speed Compatible fiber optic interface
  •  C mount / CS mount
  • Full EMVA1288 report
  • Full built-in self-test (BIT)
  •  Full built-in voltage testing


  • Perimeter vision
  • Low light surveillance
  • Special Effects
  • VR

Innovative Approach – The Iron 2020BSI Camera Link High Speed Compatible is a low-cost, low-power rolling shutter CMOS camera, with Camera Link High Speed compatible interface which supports 4MP high quality video at rates up to 135fps.

Intelligent Design – Our camera incorporates GPIXEL’s GSENSE2020BSI rolling shutter sensor with a 6.5μm pixel size. With a compact outline and low-key design, the Iron can be fitted into tight spaces. Superior sensor performance allows very low light vision capabilities.


Pixel Size 6.5 µm x 6.5 µm
Resolution 2048 (H) x 2048 (V)
Sensor Size 13.3 mm x 13.3 mm | 1.2”
Sensor Gpixel GSENSE2020BSI
Output Camera Link High Speed Compatible
Digitization 11 bit, 12 bit
Interface connector Fiber optic SFP+ module
Electronic Shutter Rolling shutter with global reset
Shutter Speed 4.62 μs @11-bit resolution in 6.6 μs steps (up to 16 sec)
8.04 μs @12-bit resolution in 11.2 μs steps (up to 16 sec)
Exposure Control Off / Internal / External / Auto
Image acquisition Continuous / Triggered
Trigger Input External / Pulse generator / Software / Computer (12 μs latency, 8 ns jitter)
Triger Mode Free run / External / Internal
Trigger Options Edge / De-bounce
Output resolution 16bits HDR in API or 12bit
Electronic shutter Rolling shutter with global reset
Frame rate 74 fps @ 11-bit HDR mode
43 fps @ 12-bit HDR, CMS and Global reset modes
135 fps @11-bit high speed mode
Subsampling 1 x 2 / 2 x 1 / 2 x 2 (user configurable)
Monochrome/ color Monochrome
Full well charge 54 ke-
Dynamic range 88dB ± 15%
Read Out Noise 1.9 RMS ± 15%
Dark Current 42 e- pxl/sec @ 21 °C
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR max) 46 dB
Quantum efficiency (QE) X FF <95% @550 nm
On camera processing Defect pixel correction
Frame counter
Flat field / Fixed patter noise correction
Auto/Manual black level
Auto Exposure/Gain
Auto/Manual White balance
Image flip
Gain (Analog / Digital)
Operational Time Counter
GPIO connection Two inputs, two outputs, external trigger & strobe controller

Mechanical & Electrical

Dimensions [1] 46 mm x 48 mm x 90.4 mm
Weight (without lens) <180g
Typical current 400mA @ 12V
Operating Temperature -40°C to 70C, 10-90% humidity (non-condensing)
Storage Temperature -40°C to 85°C, 10-90% humidity (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
Ingress Protection Optional IP67 (with protective lens tube)
Lens Mount C-mount / CS-mount
Power Input PoCXP full support (11-28V with external power option)
Power Consumption <5W @ 12V DC

1.  Dimensions are subject to change

* KAYA Instruments reserves the right to update the data sheet from time to time without prior notice.

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Gsense2020BSI spectral response

Gsense2020e camera spectral response

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