Line Scan Camera Board

Document created by GUO XIAOLI Employee on Jul 12, 2012Last modified by johnmc on Aug 13, 2013
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The Freescale linescan camera is based upon the TSL1401CL sensor from TAOS Inc.

Design Files

Images (Lens removed)



Freescale Linescan Camera Specifications

  • 128-pixel linear image sensor (TSL1401CL)
  • Focusable imaging lens
  • 5-pin physical interface on PCB on .100" grid
  • Simple three-pin MCU interface with analog pixel output
  • Lens: 7.9mm focal length, f2.4 fixed aperture, manual focus, 12mm x 0.5mm thread
  • Exposure Time: 267µS to 68mS
  • Resolution: 128 pixels
  • Built-In amplifier stage to improve white/black differentiation.


The lense used on the board:


Alaud Optical

    8.0mm f.l. Lens w/IR filter = Part Num: AB0825C   

    M12x.05 Lens Holder = #9 or #10



Useful links

AMS TSL1401 Product Page

Line Scan Camera Use

Freescale App Note: Line Scan Camera