Blackfly S: Redefining Imaging Technology

The Blackfly® S leverages the industry’s most advanced sensors in an ice-cube form factor. It is packed with powerful features enabling you to easily produce the exact images you need and accelerate your application development. This includes both automatic and precise manual control over image capture and on-camera pre-processing. The Blackfly S is available in GigE, USB3, cased, and board-level versions.

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Interface Model Version MP Sensor Description Shutter Max Res Max FPS
BFS-U3-04S2C-C Color 0.4 MP Sony IMX287 CMOS, 1/2.9″, 6.9 µm Global 720 x 540 522 FPS
BFS-U3-04S2M-C Mono 0.4 MP Sony IMX287 CMOS, 1/2.9″, 6.9 µm Global 720 x 540 522 FPS
BFS-U3-04S2C-CS Color 0.4 MP Sony IMX287 CMOS, 1/2.9″, 6.9 µm Global 720 x 540 522 FPS
BFS-U3-04S2M-CS Mono 0.4 MP Sony IMX287 CMOS, 1/2.9″, 6.9 µm Global 720 x 540 522 FPS
BFS-U3-13Y3C-C Color 1.3 MP ON Sony Semi PHYTHON 1300 CMOS, 1/2″, 4.8 µm Global 1280 x 1024 170 FPS
BFS-U3-13Y3M-C Mono 1.3 MP ON Sony Semi PHYTHON 1300 CMOS, 1/2″, 4.8 µm Global 1280 x 1024 170 FPS
BFS-U3-16S2C-CS Color 1.6 MP Sony IMX273 CMOS, 1/2.9″, 3.45 µm Global 1440 x 1080 226 FPS
BFS-U3-16S2M-CS Mono 1.6 MP Sony IMX273 CMOS, 1/2.9″, 3.45 µm Global 1440 x 1080 226 FPS
BFS-U3-16S7C-C Color 1.7 MP Sony IMX432 CMOS, 1.1″, 9 µm Global 1600 x 1100 97 FPS
BFS-U3-16S7M-C Mono 1.7 MP Sony IMX432 CMOS, 1.1″, 9 µm Global 1600 x 1100 97 FPS
BFS-U3-17S7C-C Color 1.7 MP Sony IMX425 CMOS, 1/1″, 9 µm Global 1600 x 1100 196 FPS
BFS-U3-17S7M-C Mono 1.7 MP Sony IMX425 CMOS, 1/1″, 9 µm Global 1600 x 1100 196 FPS
BFS-U3-19S4C-C Color 2.0 MP Sony IMX430 CMOS, 1/1.7″, 4.5 µm Global 1616 x 1240 131 FPS
BFS-U3-19S4M-C Mono 2.0 MP Sony IMX430 CMOS, 1/1.7″, 4.5 µm Global 1616 x 1240 131 FPS
BFS-U3-20S4C-C Color 2.0 MP Sony IMX422 CMOS, 1/1.7″, 4.5 µm Global 1616 x 1240 175 FPS
BFS-U3-20S4M-C Mono 2.0 MP Sony IMX422 CMOS, 1/1.7″, 4.5 µm Global 1616 x 1240 175 FPS
BFS-U3-23S3C-C Color 2.3 MP Sony IMX392 CMOS, 1/2.3″, 3.45 µm Global 1920 x 1200 163 FPS
BFS-U3-23S3M-C Mono 2.3 MP Sony IMX392 CMOS, 1/2.3″, 3.45 µm Global 1920 x 1200 163 FPS
BFS-U3-27S5C-C Color 2.8 MP Sony IMX429 CMOS, 2/3″, 4.5 µm Global 1936 x 1464 95 FPS
BFS-U3-27S5M-C Mono 2.8 MP Sony IMX429 CMOS, 2/3″, 4.5 µm Global 1936 x 1464 95 FPS
BFS-U3-28S5C-C Color 2.8 MP Sony IMX421 CMOS, 2/3″, 4.5 µm Global 1936 x 1464 130 FPS
BFS-U3-28S5M-C Mono 2.8 MP Sony IMX421 CMOS, 2/3″, 4.5 µm Global 1936 x 1464 130 FPS
BFS-U3-31S4C-C Color 3.2 MP Sony IMX265 CMOS, 1/1.8″, 3.45 µm Global 2048 x 1536 55 FPS
BFS-U3-31S4M-C Mono 3.2 MP Sony IMX265 CMOS, 1/1.8″, 3.45 µm Global 2048 x 1536 55 FPS
BFS-U3-32S4C-C Color 3.2 MP Sony IMX252 CMOS, 1/1.8″, 3.45 µm Global 2048 x 1536 118 FPS
BFS-U3-32S4M-C Mono 3.2 MP Sony IMX252 CMOS, 1/1.8″, 3.45 µm Global 2048 x 1536 118 FPS
BFS-U3-50S4C-C Color 5.0 MP Sony IMX547 CMOS, 1/1.8″, 2.74 µm Global 2448 x 2048 72 FPS
BFS-U3-50S4M-C Mono 5.0 MP Sony IMX547 CMOS, 1/1.8″, 2.74 µm Global 2448 x 2048 72 FPS
BFS-U3-50S5C-C Color 5.0 MP Sony IMX264 CMOS, 2/3″, 3.45 µm Global 2448 x 2048 35 FPS
BFS-U3-50S5M-C Mono 5.0 MP Sony IMX264 CMOS, 2/3″, 3.45 µm Global 2448 x 2048 35 FPS
BFS-U3-51S5C-C Color 5.0 MP Sony IMX250 CMOS, 2/3″, 3.45 µm Global 2448 x 2048 75 FPS
BFS-U3-51S5M-C Mono 5.0 MP Sony IMX250 CMOS, 2/3″, 3.45 µm Global 2448 x 2048 75 FPS
BFS-U3-51S5PC-C Polarized-Color 5.0 MP Sony IMX250MZR CMOS, 2/3″, 3.45 µm Global 2448 x 2048 75 FPS
BFS-U3-51S5P-C Polarized-Mono 5.0 MP Sony IMX250MZR CMOS, 2/3″, 3.45 µm Global 2448 x 2048 75 FPS
BFS-U3-63S4C-C Color 6.3 MP Sony IMX178 CMOS, 1/1.8″, 2.4 µm Rolling 3072 x 2048 59.6 FPS
BFS-U3-63S4M-C Mono 6.3 MP Sony IMX178 CMOS, 1/1.8″, 2.4 µm Rolling 3072 x 2048 59.6 FPS
BFS-U3-70S7C-C Color 7.1 MP Sony IMX428 CMOS, 1″, 4.5 µm Global 3208 x 2200 51 FPS
BFS-U3-70S7M-C Mono 7.1 MP Sony IMX428 CMOS, 1″, 4.5 µm Global 3208 x 2200 51 FPS
BFS-U3-80S5C-C Color 8.0 MP Sony IMX546 CMOS, 2/3”, 2.74 µm Global 2840 x 2840 46 FPS
BFS-U3-80S5M-C Mono 8.0 MP Sony IMX546 CMOS, 2/3”, 2.74 µm Global 2840 x 2840 46 FPS
BFS-U3-88S6C-C Color 8.9 MP Sony IMX267 CMOS, 1″, 3.45 µm Global 4096 x 2160 32 FPS
BFS-U3-88S6M-C Mono 8.9 MP Sony IMX267 CMOS, 1″, 3.45 µm Global 4096 x 2160 32 FPS
BFS-U3-89S6C-C Color 8.9 MP Sony IMX255 CMOS, 1″, 3.45 µm Global 4096 x 2160 42 FPS
BFS-U3-89S6M-C Mono 8.9 MP Sony IMX255 CMOS, 1″, 3.45 µm Global 4096 x 2160 42 FPS
BFS-U3-120S4C-CS Color 12 MP Sony IMX226 CMOS, 1/1.7″, 1.85 µm Rolling 4000 x 3000 31 FPS
BFS-U3-120S4M-CS Mono 12 MP Sony IMX226 CMOS, 1/1.7″, 1.85 µm Rolling 4000 x 3000 31 FPS
BFS-U3-120S6C-C Color 12.3 MP Sony IMX545 CMOS, 2/3”, 2.74 µm Global 4096 x 3000 30 FPS
BFS-U3-120S6M-C Mono 12.3 MP Sony IMX545 CMOS, 2/3”, 2.74 µm Global 4096 x 3000 30 FPS
BFS-U3-122S6C-C Color 12.3 MP Sony IMX304 CMOS, 1.1″, 3.45 µm Global 4096 x 3000 23 FPS
BFS-U3-122S6M-C Mono 12.3 MP Sony IMX304 CMOS, 1.1″, 3.45 µm Global 4096 x 3000 23 FPS
BFS-U3-123S6C-C Color 12.3 MP Sony IMX253 CMOS, 1.1″, 3.45 µm Global 4096 x 3000 30 FPS
BFS-U3-123S6M-C Mono 12.3 MP Sony IMX253 CMOS, 1.1″, 3.45 µm Global 4096 x 3000 30 FPS
BFS-U3-161S7C-C Color 16.1 MP Sony IMX542 CMOS, 1.1″, 2.74 µm Global 5320 x 3032 23 FPS
BFS-U3-161S7M-C Mono 16.1 MP Sony IMX542 CMOS, 1.1″, 2.74 µm Global 5320 x 3032 23 FPS
BFS-U3-200S6C-C Color 20 MP Sony IMX183 CMOS, 1″, 2.4 µm Rolling 5472 x 3648 18 FPS
BFS-U3-200S6M-C Mono 20 MP Sony IMX183 CMOS, 1″, 2.4 µm Rolling 5472 x 3648 18 FPS
BFS-U3-200S7C-C Color 20 MP Sony IMX541 CMOS, 1.1″, 2.74 µm Global 4504 x 4504 TBC
BFS-U3-200S7M-C Mono 20 MP Sony IMX541 CMOS, 1.1″, 2.74 µm Global 4504 x 4504 TBC
BFS-U3-244S8C-C Color 24.5 MP Sony IMX540 CMOS, 4.3″, 2.74 µm Global 5320 x 4600 12 FPS
BFS-U3-244S8M-C Mono 24.5 MP Sony IMX540 CMOS, 4.3″, 2.74 µm Global 5320 x 4600 12 FPS
BFS-PGE-04S2C-CS Color 0.4 MP Sony IMX287 CMOS, 1/2.9″, 6.9 µm Global 720 x 540 291 FPS
BFS-PGE-04S2M-CS Mono 0.4 MP Sony IMX287 CMOS, 1/2.9″, 6.9 µm Global 720 x 540 291 FPS
BFS-PGE-13Y3C-C Color 1.3 MP On Semi PYTHON 1300 CMOS, 1/2″, 4.8 µm Global 1280 x 1024 84 FPS
BFS-PGE-13Y3M-C Mono 1.3 MP On Semi PYTHON 1300 CMOS, 1/2″, 4.8 µm Global 1280 x 1024 84 FPS
BFS-PGE-14Y3M-C Mono 1.3 MP ON Semi PYTHON 1300P1 Global 1280 x 1024 92 FPS
BFS-PGE-16S2C-CS Color 1.6 MP Sony IMX273 CMOS, 1/2.9″, 3.45 µm Global 1440 x 1080 78 FPS
BFS-PGE-16S2M-CS Mono 1.6 MP Sony IMX273 CMOS, 1/2.9″, 3.45 µm Global 1440 x 1080 78 FPS
BFS-PGE-16S7C-C Color 1.76 MP Sony IMX432 CMOS, 1.1″, 9 µm Global 1600 × 1100 69 FPS
BFS-PGE-16S7M-C Mono 1.76 MP Sony IMX432 CMOS, 1.1″, 9 µm Global 1600 × 1100 69 FPS
BFS-PGE-19S4C-C Color 2.0 MP Sony IMX430 CMOS, 1/1.7″, 4.5 µm Global 1616 × 1240 60 FPS
BFS-PGE-19S4M-C Mono 2.0 MP Sony IMX430 CMOS, 1/1.7″, 4.5 µm Global 1616 × 1240 60 FPS
BFS-PGE-23S3C-C Color 2.3 MP Sony IMX392 CMOS, 1/2.3″, 3.45 µm Global 1920 x 1200 53 FPS
BFS-PGE-23S3M-C Mono 2.3 MP Sony IMX392 CMOS, 1/2.3″, 3.45 µm Global 1920 x 1200 53 FPS
BFS-PGE-23S3C-CS Color 2.3 MP Sony IMX392 CMOS, 1/2.3″, 3.45 µm Global 1920 x 1200 53 FPS
BFS-PGE-27S5C-C Color 2.8 MP Sony IMX429 CMOS, 2/3″, 4.5 µm Global 1936 x 1464 43 FPS
BFS-PGE-27S5M-C Mono 2.8 MP Sony IMX429 CMOS, 2/3″, 4.5 µm Global 1936 x 1464 43 FPS
BFS-PGE-31S4C-C Color 3.2 MP Sony IMX265 CMOS, 1/1.8″, 3.45 µm Global 2048 x 1536 35 FPS
BFS-PGE-31S4M-C Mono 3.2 MP Sony IMX265 CMOS, 1/1.8″, 3.45 µm Global 2048 x 1536 35 FPS
BFS-PGE-50S4C-C Color 5.0 MP Sony IMX547 CMOS, 1/1.8″, 2.74 µm Global 2448 x 2048 24 FPS
BFS-PGE-50S4M-C Mono 5.0 MP Sony IMX547 CMOS, 1/1.8″, 2.74 µm Global 2448 x 2048 24 FPS
BFS-PGE-50S5C-C Color 5.0 MP Sony IMX264 CMOS, 2/3″, 3.45 µm Global 2448 x 2048 24 FPS
BFS-PGE-50S5M-C Mono 5.0 MP Sony IMX264 CMOS, 2/3″, 3.45 µm Global 2448 x 2048 24 FPS
BFS-PGE-51S5PC-C Polarized-Color 5.0 MP Sony IMX250MZR/MYR CMOS, 2/3″, 3.45µm Global 2448 x 2048 24 FPS
BFS-PGE-51S5P-C Polarized-Mono 5.0 MP Sony IMX250MZR/MYR CMOS, 2/3″, 3.45µm Global 2448 x 2048 24 FPS
BFS-PGE-63S4C-C Color 6.3 MP Sony IMX178 CMOS, 1/1.8″, 2.4 µm Rolling 3072 x 2048 19 FPS
BFS-PGE-63S4M-C Mono 6.3 MP Sony IMX178 CMOS, 1/1.8″, 2.4 µm Rolling 3072 x 2048 19 FPS
BFS-PGE-70S7C-C Color 7.1 MP Sony IMX428 CMOS, 1.1″, 4.5 µm Global 3208 x 2200 17.4 FPS
BFS-PGE-70S7M-C Mono 7.1 MP Sony IMX428 CMOS, 1.1″, 4.5 µm Global 3208 x 2200 17.4 FPS
BFS-PGE-80S5C-C Color 8.0 MP Sony IMX546 CMOS, 2/3”, 2.74 µm Global 2840 x 2840 15 FPS
BFS-PGE-80S5M-C Mono 8.0 MP Sony IMX546 CMOS, 2/3”, 2.74 µm Global 2840 x 2840 15 FPS
BFS-PGE-88S6C-C Color 8.9 MP Sony IMX267 CMOS, 1″, 3.45 µm Global 4096 x 2160 13.9 FPS
BFS-PGE-88S6M-C Mono 8.9 MP Sony IMX267 CMOS, 1″, 3.45 µm Global 4096 x 2160 13.9 FPS
BFS-PGE-120S4M-C Mono 12 MP Sony IMX226 Rolling 4000 x 3000 10 FPS
BFS-PGE-120S4C-CS Color 12 MP Sony IMX226 CMOS, 1/1.7″, 1.85 µm Rolling 4000 x 3000 8.5 FPS
BFS-PGE-120S4M-CS Mono 12 MP Sony IMX226 CMOS, 1/1.7″, 1.85 µm Rolling 4000 x 3000 8.5 FPS
BFS-PGE-120S6C-C Color 12.3 MP Sony IMX545 CMOS, 1/1.1”, 2.74 µm Global 4096 x 3000 10 FPS
BFS-PGE-120S6M-C Mono 12.3 MP Sony IMX545 CMOS, 1/1.1”, 2.74 µm Global 4096 x 3000 10 FPS
BFS-PGE-122S6C-C Color 12.3 MP Sony IMX304 CMOS, 1.1″, 3.45 µm Global 4096 x 3000 10 FPS
BFS-PGE-122S6M-C Mono 12.3 MP Sony IMX304 CMOS, 1.1″, 3.45 µm Global 4096 x 3000 10 FPS
BFS-PGE-123S6P-C Polarized 12.3 MP Sony IMX253MZR CMOS, 1.1″, 3.45 µm Global 4096 x 3000 10 FPS
BFS-PGE-161S7C-C Color 16.1 MP Sony IMX542 CMOS, 1.1″, 2.74 µm Global 5320 × 3032 7 FPS
BFS-PGE-161S7M-C Mono 16.1 MP Sony IMX542 CMOS, 1.1″, 2.74 µm Global 5320 × 3032 7 FPS
BFS-PGE-200S6C-C Color 20 MP Sony IMX183 CMOS, 1″, 2.4 µm Rolling 5472 x 3648 6.1 FPS
BFS-PGE-200S6M-C Mono 20 MP Sony IMX183 CMOS, 1″, 2.4 µm Rolling 5472 x 3648 6.1 FPS
BFS-PGE-200S7C-C Color 20 MP Sony IMX541 CMOS, 1.1″, 2.74 µm Global 4504 x 4504 6 FPS
BFS-PGE-200S7M-C Mono 20 MP Sony IMX541 CMOS, 1.1″, 2.74 µm Global 4504 x 4504 6 FPS
BFS-PGE-244S8C-C Color 24.5 MP Sony IMX540 CMOS, 4/3”, 2.74 µm Global 5320 x 4600 5 FPS
BFS-PGE-244S8M-C Mono 24.5 MP Sony IMX540 CMOS, 4/3”, 2.74 µm Global 5320 x 4600 5 FPS