Grasshopper 3 Life Science Camera from Point Grey

The Grasshopper3 camera line combines large format, high resolution, CCD and CMOS sensors, with the throughput capabilities of USB 3.0 for maximum performance.  It is ideal for a wide variety of demanding applications including flat panel inspection, 3D measurement, ophthalmology, flow-scanning cytometry, and fluorescence imaging. 

It's FPGA and frame buffer-based architecture provides optimal reliability, a rich set of features, and a full image processing pipeline including color interpolation, gamma, and lookup table functionality. The Grasshopper3 offers a powerful, easy-to-use, and cost-effective alternative to Camera Link and dual GigE LAG solutions.


  • USB3 affordability and data throughpuss with CCD benefits 
  • Maximum reliabdity with FPGA and frame buffer based architecture
  • Rich set of features; trigger modes, ROI, software SDK
  • Full image processing pipeline: color, gamma, and more
  • Sony EXview HAD II technology for high sensitivity low smear and high QE Cost-effective alternative to Camera Link ond Dual GigE LAG