USB2.0 3648-Pixel 16-bit CCD Line Camera with External Trigger, Board-Level


A cost-effective high-performance B/W board-level line camera, based on a single-line, 3648-pixel CCD chip with USB2.0 (480 Mb/s) interface. 8μm x 200μm extra-tall pixels. Board-level.

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Mightex’s TCN-1304-U line camera is a cost-effective high-performance B/W board-level line camera, based on a single-line, 3648-pixel CCD chip with USB2.0 (480 Mb/s) interface. CCD line cameras have several advantages over their area-array counterparts, including the high optical linear resolution that allows systems developers to use the cameras to capture two-dimensional (2-D) images by moving the object or the CCD perpendicularly to the scan line. The TCN-1304-U is a compact, board-level line-scan camera ideal for a variety of OEM applications in industry process control, optical spectroscopy and bio-medical imaging etc.. Setting up the TCN-1304-U line camera is very easy, the user simply installs the latest version of the operating software onto any desktop or notebook PC and then connects the USB cable from the line camera to the PC. There is no need for installing a DAC card or using an external power supply. A full-featured SDK and a Linux driver are also available.


  • Industrial Process Control
  • Optical Spectroscopy


  • USB2.0 compatible
  • Board-level camera, ideal for OEM applications
  • No external power supply required
  • Optical integration time adjustable from 0.1ms to 6.5s
  • 3648 pixel silicon linear CCD array
  • 8μm x 200μm pixel size
  • Compatible to Windows 2000, XP, Vista, 7/8/10
  • 16-Bit A/D converter for high intensity resolution
  • High scan sate (up to 138 scans/second)
  • External trigger capability
  • 4 GPIO pins
  • SDK for user applications
  • Linux driver
  • Demo graphical user interface

Specifications (Click here to download datasheet)

CCDToshiba TCD1304DG
Number of Pixels3648
Pixel Size  ( micron )8 x 200
Spectral RangeTCN-1304-U: 300nm to 1,000nm 
TCN-1304-UW: 200nm to 1,000nm
Pixel Output Clock0.5 MHz
Data Storage on Camera4 Frames
ADC Resolution16 bits
External TriggerYes
Trigger CableACC-CAM-DIN8
Exposure Time Range0.1ms ~ 6,500ms
GPIOYes (4 programmable I/O’s)
Frame Rate138 scans/second*
Host InterfaceUSB 2.0

* Frame Rate is dependent on exposure time. When the exposure time is set to 0.1ms, the camera can achieve 138 scans/second. 

SDK Features

Operation SystemsWindows 2000, XP, Vista, Windows 7, 8/8.1, and 10
Minimum RequirementRAM > 64M; Available Hard Disk Space > 10M
USB PortUSB2.0
Multiple CamerasSupported
Device DriverYes
Demo ApplicationYes
Library FilesYes (DLL files and Static Library file)
Example CodesYes (VC++ and Delphi)
Frame Attributes*Exposure Time, Time Stamp, Trigger Event Count, Over Exposure Detection.

Product Weight: 37g

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Standard Packing List:

  1. 1x CCD Line Camera (w/o an imaging lens)
  2. 1x USB Cable (Note: Trigger cable ACC-CAM-DIN8 is NOT included and needs to be ordered separately)
  3. 1x CD (containing User’s Guide, SDK Manual, Windows-based application software with GUI, and example codes in VB, C++ and Delphi)

(1) CD. If a customer orders multiple units of cameras, (for each camera model) only one (1) CD would be included in the shipping package, unless otherwise instructed and in this case there would be a nominal charge of $1 per additional CD.

CCD Line Camera F-Mount Lens Adapter (P/N: ACC-LCM-F)

  1. Download ACC-LCM-F installation drawing (.pdf, 51.8kb);
  2. ACC-LCM-F lens adapter photograph

CCD Line Camera Spectral Response

Application Software GUI

Product specifications are subject to change without prior notice. All prices are FOB California, unless otherwise stated. Please call/email for volume pricing.