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Kaya Iron 252 CLHS Camera

KAYA Instruments Camera

Product Family

Iron 252

Part Number

Iron 252 CLHS

Camera Type


Sensor Type


Sensor Size

8.9 mm


C, CS, DC auto iris, EF


3.1 MP


Fiber 10Gbps


Color, Monochrome

Frame Rate

100-200 fps

Max Frame Rate

213 fps

Salient Features

Iron Small Form Factor Ruggedized  12G Camera, 3.19 MP; CLHS Model

Iron 252  is an industrial grade, small Form Factor CLHS/10 GiGE ruggedized camera

Innovative Approach – Iron CLHS 252 is a compact, high speed, low-cost, low-power global shutter CMOS camera with a CLHS interface which supports 3.15 MP high quality video at rates up to 205.8 fps.

Intelligent Design – This Iron camera incorporates Sony Pregius IMX252 global shutter sensor with 3.45µm pixel size. With a compact outline and low power design this camera can be fitted into tight spaces. Superior sensor performance allows very low light vision capabilities.


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Iron 252 Key Feature

    • 3.15 Megapixel up to 205.8 fps
    • Monochrome and Color models
    • Up to 4.5W power at full rate
    • Full image processing feature set
    • Optional Pan/Tilt alignment of the sensor
    • 10 Gbps CLHS (X-Protocol) interface*
    • C mount / CS mount
    • Full EMVA1288 report
    • Full built-in self-test (BIT)
    • Full built-in voltage testing
    • Customization as per user requirements


    * 10GiGE Vision available upon request.

Iron camera flow chart


Pixel Size 3.45 µm x 3.45 µm
Resolution 2048 (H) x 1536 (V)
Sensor Size 8.9 mm diagonal
Sensor Sony Pregius IMX252 CMOS sensor
Output Interface Fiber 10Gbps: CLHS (X-protocol). 10GiGE Vision is available upon request.
Interface Connector Fiber optic SFP+ module (single mode 1310nm)
Output Resolution 8, 10 or 12 bit
Max Frame Rate 205.8 fps @8   bit resolution
176.4 fps @10 bit resolution
112.3 fps @12 bit resolution
Image Acquisition Continuous / Triggered
Camera Control Gen<i>Cam
Electronic Shutter Global shutter
Sensor Positioning Full pan/tilt calibration for optical axes (optional)
Monochrome / Color Monochrome / Color
Temporal Noise < 2.2 e- @25°C
Full Well Charge 9828 e-
Dynamic Range > 70.8dB @520nm
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR max) 40 dB @520nm
Quantum Efficiency (QE) X FF  > 63% @525nm
Shortest Exposure 10 µs
On Camera Processing Defect pixel correction
Auto/Manual White balance
Image flip
Frame counter
Flat field / Fixed patter noise correction
Gain (Analog / Digital)
Auto/Manual black level
Auto Exposure/Gain
Operational Time Counter
GPIO Connection Two inputs, two outputs, external trigger & strobe controller

Mechanical & Electrical

Dimensions (including lens mount) 45.8 mm x 45.8 mm x 86.8 mm (Height x Width x Depth)
Lens Mount C-mount, CS-mount, EF-mount or DC Auto Iris lenses
Weight (without lens) <180g
Power Input 12V (optional 5 – 36V)
Power Consumption <4.5W @ 12V DC
Operating Temperature CLHS: -40°C to 80°C, 20-85% humidity (non-condensing)
10GiGE: -40°C to 70°C, 20-85% humidity (non-condensing)
Storage Temperature CLHS: -40°C to 85°C, 10-90% humidity (non-condensing)
10GiGE: -40°C to 75°C, 10-90% humidity (non-condensing)
Ingress Protection Optional IP67 (with protective lens tube)
Operational Shock Tested per MIL-STD-810G Method 516.6, 3-axis Shock 75G
Operational Vibration Tested per MIL-STD-810G Method 514.6, 3-axis Vibration Category 20


* KAYA Instruments reserves the right to update the data sheet from time to time without prior notice.

QE table for IRON 252

  • Perimeter Vision
  • Military / Defense Systems
  • Low Light Surveillance
  • Special effects
  • VR

Iron 252 camera side view pic

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