USB 3.1 Gen 1 Camera Delivers Low-Noise, 5-Mpixel Performance

Camera company e-con Systems’ See3CAM_CU55 embarks as a 5-Mpixel, USB 3.1 camera based on the 1/2.5-inch AR0521, a 2.2m pixel BSI CMOS image sensor from OnSemi. It comes with the S-mount (M12) lens holder that enables a choice lenses.


The See3CAM_CU55 streams full HD (1920 x 1080) at 60 fps and HD (1280 x 720) at 60 fps in both uncompressed (UYVY) and compressed MJPEG formats. With S-mount lens holder, the See3CAM_CU55 is viable for smart surveillance, medical applications such as digital microscopy, document scanning, optical character recognition applications, smart parking lot management applications, high- resolution microscopic/magnification applications, and drones.

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The camera includes an image signal processor chip that performs all the auto functions (Auto White Balance, Auto Exposure control) in addition to a complete image signal processing pipeline that provides best-in-class images and video and the MJPEG compression. See3CAM_CU55 superior low light sensitivity enabling this camera work in extreme lighting conditions. 


See3CAM_CU55 demo video


The See3CAM_CU55 is currently available for evaluation. For more information, please visit the product page.


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