The Annotator-CL-Base-BNC annotates Camera Link Base data streams with precision time stamps and other metadata. The annotation occurs directly in hardware with no software overhead, and works with existing hardware and software without complicated post processing.


  • Annotate data with time stamp (±25 microsecond) and 32-bit frame number
  • Digital annotation and text overlay can be used together or separately
  • Camera Link Repeater and Splitter
  • Programmable Camera Link signal breakout box
  • Functions standalone with user supplied software
  • Works with existing frame grabber with no software changes
  • RS232 control interface
    • Communicates pixels per line, lines per frame, frames per second, lines per second, and pixels per second to the host
    • Allows determination of image parameters for unknown cameras without a frame grabber
  • Anncle control software can run alongside end user software as a dedicated Annotator CL control panel

Data Interface: Camera Link Base (using MDR26 connectors)

Power Requirements: 4.7-6 VDC, 1 A

Dimensions: 6.3 x 4 x 2 inches

Operating Temperature: 0° to 50° C

Part Number: Annotator-CL-Base-BNC-OEM
-OEM option for no enclosure