Flea®3 (USB 3.0)

The Flea3 line of USB 3.0 cameras offers a variety CMOS image sensors in ultra-compact, low-cost packages. To maximize USB 3.0 reliability, the Flea3 provides a unique set of features including a 32 megabyte frame buffer; on-camera power, temperature, and status monitoring; and in-field updatable firmware. The camera also provides on-camera processing including color interpolation, look up table, gamma correction, and pixel binning functionality.

Sensor Technology: Learn about Sony Exmor used in the IMX035 & IMX036

Sensor Technology: Learn about Sony Exmor R used in the IMX121

1.3 MP
  • Sony IMX035 CMOS, 1/3", 3.63 µm
  • Rolling Shutter
  • 1328x1048 at 120 FPS
1.3 MP
  • On Semi VITA1300 CMOS, 1/2", 4.8 µm
  • Global Shutter
  • 1280x1024 at 150 FPS
1.3 MP
  • e2v EV76C560 CMOS, 1/1.8", 5.3 µm
  • Global Shutter
  • 1280x1024 at 60 FPS
3.2 MP
  • Sony IMX036 CMOS, 1/2.8", 2.5 µm
  • Rolling Shutter with Global Reset
  • 2080x1552 at 60 FPS
8.8 MP
  • Sony IMX121 CMOS, 1/2.5", 1.55 µm
  • Rolling Shutter with Global Reset
  • 4096x2160 at 21 FPS

Imaging Performance (EMVA 1288) See the Imaging Performance Specification, which includes quantum efficiency, saturation capacity (full well depth), read noise, dynamic range, and signal to noise ratio.
A/D Converter 12-bit (FL3-U3-13S2, FL3-U3-32S2, FL3-U3-88S2) / 10-bit ( FL3-U3-13Y3, FL3-U3-13E4)
Image Data Output 8, 12, 16 and 24-bit digital data
Image Data Formats Y8, Y16, Mono8, Mono12, Mono16 (all models) RGB8, YUV411, YUV422, YUV444, Raw8, Raw12, Raw16 (color models)
Partial Image Modes Pixel binning and region of interest (ROI) modes
Image Processing Gamma, lookup table, hue, saturation, and sharpness
Gain Automatic*/Manual/One-Push* Gain modes (*Free running only)
0 dB to 24 dB (FL3-U3-32S2, FL3-U3-88S2) / 0 db to 18 db (FL3-U3-13S2, FL3-U3-13Y3, FL3-U3-13E4)
Gamma 0.50 to 4.00
White Balance Automatic/Manual modes, programmable via software
Color Processing On-camera in YUV or RGB format, or on-PC in Raw format
Digital Interface USB 3.0 interface with screw locks for camera control, data, and power
Transfer Rates 5 Gbit/s
GPIO 8-pin Hirose HR25 GPIO connector for power, trigger, strobe, PWM, and serial I/O: 1 opto-isolated input, 1 opto-isolated output, 2 bi-directional I/O pins
External Trigger Modes IIDC Trigger Modes 0, 1 (excluding FL3-U3-13E4), and 15
Synchronization via external trigger or software trigger
Shutter Rolling Shutter (FL3-U3-13S2) / Global Reset (FL3-U3-32S2, FL3-U3-88S2) / Global Shutter (FL3-U3-13Y3, FL3-U3-13E4)
Automatic*/Manual/One-Push*/Extended Shutter** modes (*Free running only) (**except FL3-U3-13Y3)
0.008 ms to 1 second (FL3-U3-13S2) / 0.006 ms to 1 second (FL3-U3-13Y3) / 0.016 ms to 1 second (FL3-U3-13E4) / 0.01 ms to 32 seconds (FL3-U3-32S2) / 0.021 ms to 1 second (FL3-U3-88S2)
Image Buffer 32 MB frame buffer
Memory Channels 2 memory channels for custom camera settings
Flash Memory 1 MB
Dimensions 29 x 29 x 30 mm excluding lens holder (metal case)
Mass Without optics: 35 g (FL3-U3-13S2, FL3-U3-32S2) / 41 g (FL3-U3-13Y3, FL3-U3-13E4, FL3-U3-88S2)
Power Consumption 5 V, <3 W, via GPIO or USB 3.0 interface
Camera Specification IIDC v1.32
Camera Control via FlyCapture SDK, CSRs, or third party software
Camera Updates In-field firmware updates
Lens Mount CS-mount (FL3-U3-13S2, FL3-U3-32S2) / C-mount (FL3-U3-13Y3, FL3-U3-13E4, FL3-U3-88S2)
Temperature Operating: 0° to 45°C; Storage: -30° to 60°C
Emissions Compliance CE, FCC, RoHS
Operating System Windows, Linux (32- or 64-bit)
Warranty Three years

Emissions and RoHS Compliance



ACC-01-1201 USB 3.0 PCI Express 2.0 x1 Host Adapter Card, 1 Channel, 2 Port, uPD720202
USB 3.0 PCI Express 2.0 x1 Host Adapter Card, 1 Channel, 4 Port, FL1100
ACC-01-2301 5-meter USB 3.0 Cable, Type-A to Micro-B (Locking)
ACC-01-3000 1.0-meter, Circular 8-pin pre-wired GPIO Hirose Connector
ACC-01-6000   4-Port USB 3.0 Hub with Screw Locks and External Power Adapter
ACC-01-9009 12V 1.5A Wall-Mount Power Supply, Plug Adapters, HR25 GPIO Wiring Harness
U3-PCIE2-2P01 Point Grey USB 3.0 PCI Express 2.0 x1 Host Adapter Card





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