PIXCI® Selection Guide

PIXCI® series imaging boards interface to over 1000 different camera models made by over 70 camera manufacturers. Use this guide to check XCAP software's support for your camera; click on the Camera Controls link to view the custom, camera specific, control panels. Or, use the guide to help select a new camera with the characteristics you need! (Last Updated: 30 Sep 2016)

EPIX, Inc. is continually engineering new products and expanding its support for cameras used in research, industry, and other demanding applications. Please contact us if your camera isn't listed.

Camera/Format Resolution Format (at dflt. res.) Pixels Supported By Notes Custom Controls Order Code Software
NAC HotShot 512 512x512 2000.00 fps, Progressive Monochrome, 8 bits, square PIXCI® E4G2-F2B(F), PCI Express x4 Gen 2 See Controls! PIXCI-E4G2-F2B XCAP XCLIB
PIXCI® E4G2-2F, PCI Express x4 Gen 2 See Controls! PIXCI-E4G2-2F XCAP XCLIB
PIXCI® e104x4-f2b(f), PCIe/104 x4 Gen 2 See Controls! PIXCI-E104X4-F2B XCAP XCLIB
PIXCI® e104x4-2f, PCIe/104 x4 Gen 2 See Controls! PIXCI-E104X4-2F XCAP XCLIB
PIXCI® EL1, PCI Express x1 Note 1 See Controls! PIXCI-EL1 XCAP XCLIB
PIXCI® EC1, ExpressCard/54 Note 2 See Controls! PIXCI-EC1 XCAP XCLIB
PIXCI® E8, PCI Express x8 See Controls! PIXCI-E8 XCAP XCLIB
PIXCI® E4(Rev7+), PCI Express x4 Gen 2 See Controls! PIXCI-E4 XCAP XCLIB
PIXCI® E4, PCI Express x4 See Controls! PIXCI-E4 XCAP XCLIB
PIXCI® CL2, PCI 64 Bit Note 3 See Controls! PIXCI-CL2 XCAP XCLIB
NAC HotShot 512C 512x512 2000.00 fps, Progressive Color, 8+8+8 bits, square PIXCI® E4G2-F2B(F), PCI Express x4 Gen 2 See Controls! PIXCI-E4G2-F2B XCAP XCLIB
PIXCI® E4G2-2F, PCI Express x4 Gen 2 See Controls! PIXCI-E4G2-2F XCAP XCLIB
PIXCI® e104x4-f2b(f), PCIe/104 x4 Gen 2 See Controls! PIXCI-E104X4-F2B XCAP XCLIB
PIXCI® e104x4-2f, PCIe/104 x4 Gen 2 See Controls! PIXCI-E104X4-2F XCAP XCLIB
PIXCI® EL1, PCI Express x1 Note 1 See Controls! PIXCI-EL1 XCAP XCLIB
PIXCI® EC1, ExpressCard/54 Note 2 See Controls! PIXCI-EC1 XCAP XCLIB
PIXCI® E8, PCI Express x8 See Controls! PIXCI-E8 XCAP XCLIB
PIXCI® E4(Rev7+), PCI Express x4 Gen 2 See Controls! PIXCI-E4 XCAP XCLIB
PIXCI® E4, PCI Express x4 See Controls! PIXCI-E4 XCAP XCLIB
PIXCI® CL2, PCI 64 Bit Note 3 See Controls! PIXCI-CL2 XCAP XCLIB
NAC HotShot 1280 1280x1024 500.00 fps, Progressive Monochrome, 8 bits, square PIXCI® E4G2-F2B(F), PCI Express x4 Gen 2 See Controls! PIXCI-E4G2-F2B XCAP XCLIB
PIXCI® E4G2-2F, PCI Express x4 Gen 2 See Controls! PIXCI-E4G2-2F XCAP XCLIB
PIXCI® e104x4-f2b(f), PCIe/104 x4 Gen 2 See Controls! PIXCI-E104X4-F2B XCAP XCLIB
PIXCI® e104x4-2f, PCIe/104 x4 Gen 2 See Controls! PIXCI-E104X4-2F XCAP XCLIB
PIXCI® E8, PCI Express x8 See Controls! PIXCI-E8 XCAP XCLIB
PIXCI® E4(Rev7+), PCI Express x4 Gen 2 See Controls! PIXCI-E4 XCAP XCLIB
PIXCI® E4, PCI Express x4 See Controls! PIXCI-E4 XCAP XCLIB
PIXCI® CL3SD, PCI 32 Bit See Controls! XCAP XCLIB
NAC HotShot 1280C 1280x1024 500.00 fps, Progressive Color, 8+8+8 bits, square PIXCI® E4G2-F2B(F), PCI Express x4 Gen 2 See Controls! PIXCI-E4G2-F2B XCAP XCLIB
PIXCI® E4G2-2F, PCI Express x4 Gen 2 See Controls! PIXCI-E4G2-2F XCAP XCLIB
PIXCI® e104x4-f2b(f), PCIe/104 x4 Gen 2 See Controls! PIXCI-E104X4-F2B XCAP XCLIB
PIXCI® e104x4-2f, PCIe/104 x4 Gen 2 See Controls! PIXCI-E104X4-2F XCAP XCLIB
PIXCI® E8, PCI Express x8 See Controls! PIXCI-E8 XCAP XCLIB
PIXCI® E4(Rev7+), PCI Express x4 Gen 2 See Controls! PIXCI-E4 XCAP XCLIB
PIXCI® E4, PCI Express x4 See Controls! PIXCI-E4 XCAP XCLIB
PIXCI® CL3SD, PCI 32 Bit See Controls! XCAP XCLIB

Note 1. The PIXCI® EL1 Frame Grabber's capture bandwidth is limited by the computer's PCI Express x1 bus. The capture resolution (AOI) or pixel clock and frame rate must be reduced to allow operation within the limits of the PCI Express x1 bus. (The PCI Express x1 bus has, on most computers, an effective maximum bandwidth of approximately 190 MByte/sec.) Consider a PIXCI® E4 frame grabber, using the PCI Express x4 bus, as an alternative.

Note 2. The PIXCI® EC1 Frame Grabber's capture bandwidth is limited by the computer's ExpressCard/54 bus. The capture resolution (AOI) or pixel clock and frame rate must be reduced to allow operation within the limits of the ExpressCard/54 bus. (The ExpressCard bus has, on most computers, an effective maximum bandwidth of approximately 190 MByte/sec.)

Note 3. The PIXCI® CL2 Frame Grabber's capture bandwidth is limited by the computer's PCI 64 Bit bus. The capture resolution (AOI) or pixel clock and frame rate must be reduced to allow operation within the limits of the PCI 64 Bit bus. (The 64 bit 66 MHz PCI bus has, on most computers, an effective maximum bandwidth of approximately 480 MByte/sec.)