Part Number:  LD5-U3-51S5C-44B

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The Ladybug®5 spherical imaging system boasts an impressive 30 MP resolution covering 90% of a full sphere; a 5 Gbit/s USB 3 interface; and a ground-breaking post-processing workflow that provides high dynamic range, superb image quality and maximum user flexibility. It is an excellent choice for applications in geographic information systems (GIS); vehicle-based photogrammetry; situational awareness; and entertainment solutions for lighting models, full dome projection content, and other immersive experiences.

Technical Specifications

  • 2048 x 2448 at 10 FPS JPEG Compressed; 5 FPS Uncompressed
  • Sony ICX655 CCD
  • Global shutter
  • Color



Resolution 2048 x 2448
Frame Rate 10 FPS JPEG Compressed; 5 FPS Uncompressed
Megapixels 30 MP (5 MP x 6 sensors)
Chroma Color
Sensor Name Sony ICX655
Sensor Type CCD
Readout Method Global shutter
Sensor Format 2/3"
Pixel Size 3.45 µm
Optics 6 high quality 4.4 mm focal length lenses
Field of View 90% of full sphere
Spherical Distance Calibrated from 2 m to infinity
Focus Distance ~200 cm. Objects have an acceptable sharpness from ~60 cm to infinity
Environmental Sensors Temperature, Barometer, Humidity, Accelerometer, Compass
ADC 12-bit
Gain Range 0 dB to 18 dB
Exposure Range 0.02 ms to 2 seconds
Trigger Modes Standard, skip frames, overlapped, multi-shot
Image Processing Shutter, gain, white balance, gamma and JPEG compression, are programmable via software
User Sets 2 memory channels for custom camera settings
Flash Memory 1 MB non-volatile memory
Opto-isolated I/O Ports 1 input, 1 output
Non-isolated I/O Ports 2 bi-directional
Auxiliary Output 3.3 V, 150 mA maximum
Interface USB 3.1 Gen 1
Power Requirements 12-24 V
Power Consumption (Maximum) 13 W
Dimensions 197 mm (Ø), 160 mm (H)
Mass 3.0 kg
Case Color Anodized Black
Machine Vision Standard IIDC v1.32
Compliance CE, FCC, KCC, RoHS. The ECCN for this product is: EAR099.
Environmental Protection IP65
Temperature (Operating) 0° to 45°C
Temperature (Storage) -30° to 60°C
Humidity (Operating) 20 to 80% (no condensation)
Humidity (Storage) 20 to 95% (no condensation)
Warranty 2 years

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