Monochrome, Color and IR extended Sensor models:

B/W model Color model IR extended model (2) Sensor Resolution Pixel µm ADC bits Frames per sec (1) DR dB Optical size Power Watt
MQ003MG-CMMQ003CG-CM - CMOSIS CMV300 648 x 488 7.4 12 500 fps 60 1/3" 1.6
MQ013MG-E2MQ013CG-E2MQ013RG-E2 e2V EV76C560 1280 x 1024 5.3 10 60 fps 60 1/1.8" 0.9


1280 x 1024 4.8 10

210 fps

56 1/2" 1.4
MQ022MG-CMMQ022CG-CMMQ022RG-CM CMOSIS CMV2000 2048 x 1088 5.5 10 170 fps* 60 2/3" 1.6
MQ042MG-CMMQ042CG-CMMQ042RG-CM CMOSIS CMV4000 2048 x 2048 5.5 10 90 fps* 60 1" 1.6

(1) Maximum frame rates measured at 8 bits per pixel raw data in free run mode. Python 1300 model - with Zero ROT feature enabled.

(2) NIR model are based on EV76C661 sensor from e2V, also called Ruby and Near Infrared sensors from CMOSIS

* Please check faster versions available from xiX line based on PCIe interface - special conditions may apply

All models are also available in Board level version with flat ribbon flex cable or Angled connector - ideal for Embedded vision systems.

Common features:

Sensor technology

CMOS, Global shutter

Acquisition modes

Continuous, software trigger, hardware trigger

Partial image readout

Multiple ROI / AOI (region/area of interest), Skipping and Binning modes supported (check manual for details)

Image data formats

8, 10 or 12 bit RAW pixel data


programmable with C++ and C#

Color image processing*

Host based de-Bayering, sharpening, Gamma, color matrix, true color CMS, lookup table (LUT), hue, saturation, sharpness, white balance and more

Hot/blemish pixels correction*

On camera storage of up to 5000 pixel coordinates, host assisted correction

Auto adjustments*

Auto white balance, auto gain, auto exposure, HDR (High Dynamic range)

Flat field corrections*

Host assisted pixel level shading and lens corrections. This feature is being developed and tested


USB 3.0 standard Micro B with screw lock threads compliant to USB3 Vision standard

General purpose I/O

1x opto-isolated input, 1x opto-isolated output, power LED, 2x LED software programmable 

Signal conditioning*

Programmable debouncing time


Hardware and software trigger input, exposure strobe output, busy output, bulb, low smear, overlapped

Housing and lens mount

Standard C mount. Available options are CS mount, S-mount (M12) adapter and board level

Power requirements

1 to 1.8W, supplied via USB 3.0 interface


26.4 x 26.4 x 26.5 mm (C-mount version)


27 grams (C-mount version)


Operating 0°C to 50°C on housing, RH 80% non-condensing, -30°C to 60°C storage


CE, FCC, RoHS, GenICam/GenTL, USB 3.0 SuperSpeed, USB3 Vision Compliant

Operating systems

Windows 7 SP1 (x86 and x64), W8, 8.1, 10, Linux Ubuntu, ARM, Mac OS X

Minimum host hardware

Intel i3 3.0GHz, +2GB RAM available physical memory, NVIDIA or Radeon 128MB, Motherboard with PCIe x1 Gen 2 slot, compatible USB 3.0 host adapter

Software support

API / SDK, adapters and drivers for various image processing Libraries

Firmware updates

Field firmware update through xiCOP

(*) Feature is available only when the camera is in XIMEA API mode.