October 14th 2020, – Gpixel announced a high-speed global shutter image sensor, GSPRINT4521, the first sensor in their new family of products targeting high speed applications.
GSPRINT4521 is a 21 Megapixel (5120 x 4096) APS-C sized (29.5mm) high-speed image sensor designed with the latest 4.5μm charge domain global shutter pixel. It achieves more than 35ke– full well capacity and less than 3e– rms read noise, resulting in an intra-scene Dynamic Range of up to 69 dB in single gain operation and up to 81 dB in dual gain HDR mode.
GSPRINT4521 will be offered in different speed variants. The full speed version of the sensor consists of 160 pairs of sub-LVDS channels running at 1.2Gbps each, which delivers a stunning 1000 fps at full resolution in 8-bit mode, 500 fps in 10-bit mode, and 250 fps in 12-bit mode in single gain operation. ROI and on-chip binning modes can be used to further increase the frame rates. Lower frame rates are enabled by multiplexing to a reduced number of output channels (down to 4 channels). A reduced speed version of the sensor, optimized for 50 Gbps camera interfaces, will also be available. GSPRINT4521 is packaged in a 454-pin uPGA ceramic package and will be available in both monochrome and color.
“With the launch of the first sensor in the GSPRINT family, Gpixel is able to address a new segment of applications requiring higher frame rates and/or high dynamic range, low noise global shutter operation. We are excited to offer our technology to support these demanding applications and are very much looking forward to the further expansion of this new series,” says Wim Wuyts, CCO of Gpixel.
High frame rate, generous pixel size and low read noise make GSPRINT4521 an ideal solution for applications such as high-speed 4K video, industrial inspection, motion analysis and life science imaging.
About GSPRINT sensor family
The GSPRINT series is Gpixel’s high-speed global shutter product family, including the 21MP GSPRINT4521. The GSPRINT technology will be used to expand the sizes and resolutions available in the family over the next year. For more information about the GSPRINT product family roadmap, please contact us to arrange for a confidential overview.
Gpixel is an international company specializing in providing high-end customized and off-the-shelf CMOS image sensor solutions for industrial, medical, and scientific applications. Gpixel’s standard products include the GMAX and GSPRINT global shutter series, the GSENSE high-end scientific CMOS series, and the GL series of line scan CMOS image sensors. Gpixel is committed to provide a broad portfolio of products utilizing the latest technologies to meet the ever-growing demands of the professional imaging market.