PIXCI® mf2280+

Smallest Full Camera Link Frame Grabber


  • Airborne
  • Automotive
  • Drone
  • Industrial
  • Mobile
  • Rugged
  • Underwater

Frame Grabber

  • MDR or SDR connector
  • Base Camera Link
  • Medium or Full Camera Link
  • Data rates up to 1370 megabytes per second
  • Line Scan or Area Scan Cameras
  • Supports more than 1000 different camera models
  • Camera frame rate sequence capture
  • Triggered image sequence capture
  • Camera Integration & Async Reset Control
  • LVTTL Trigger In and Strobe Out


  • PCIe x4 M.2 M 2280 slot
  • 64-bit memory addressing
  • 1370 megabyte per second sustained data transfer


  • XCAP-Lite image capture, display, and save program included
  • Capture video to computer memory with XCAP-LTD
  • Stream video to disk with XCAP-STD
  • XCLIB programmer libraries for frame grabber and camera control
  • PXIPL image processing, measurement, and analysis libraries
  • 3rd Party software available
  • Windows & Linux, 32 & 64–bit

The PIXCI® mf2280 camera link frame grabber uses internal M.2M 2280 slots in small computer systems. Space constraints typically require routing of cables to a side of the case or to a nearby camera. Flexible cables are used to facilitate routing.


Performance (Supports the camera's maximum): Horizontal Resolution
Vertical Resolution
Frame Rate
Bit Depth
Signal Input & Output: Pixel clock frequencies from 20 to 85 megahertz
Data Transfers: Supports cameras with data output rates up to 1370 megabytes per second
64 bit memory addressing
Bus Requirement: PCIe x4 M.2 M Slot
Supports 2280 Slot Length Only
Connectors: Two 26 pin MDR or SDR camera link connectors
10 pin header for Trigger, Frame Enable, Strobe, and General Purpose I/O
Power Requirements: 250 ma from 3.3v
Optional PoCL draws up to 800 ma from local 12v supply
Certifications: CE Compliant
ROHS Compliant
EPIX Software Support:

Supported by XCAP-Lite (no charge with board purchase), XCAP-Ltd, XCAP-Std, XCLIB, and XCLIBIPL.
Compatible with 32-bit & 64-bit Windows 11, 10, 8, 7, Vista, XP, 2000, LINUX, and 32-bit DOS. Windows Media Foundation (DirectShow) and Video for Linux (V4L2) drivers are included with all versions of XCAP. TWAIN drivers available.


PIXCI mf2280 and Xavier NX PIXCI® mf2280 with NVIDIA Xavier NX
The PIXCI® mf2280 Camera Link frame grabber can be installed in the M.2M slot on the bottom of the NVIDIA Xavier NX developer kit.

Paired with a PIXCI® mf2280, the Jetson Xavier NX is perfect for high-performance AI systems like commercial robots, medical instruments, smart cameras, high-resolution sensors, automated optical inspection, smart factories, and other AIoT embedded systems.

PIXCI mf2280 with Thunderbolt 3 M.2 Adapter The PIXCI® mf2280 works with Thunderbolt 3 M.2 adapters for a very mobile solution.

PIXCI mf2280 with Thunderbolt 3 M.2 Adapter The PIXCI® mf2280c has been integrated into an enclosure with the Thunderbolt 3 adapters.

PIXCI mf2280 with illunis EMC illunis EMC camera versions are available that connect directly to the PIXCI® mf2280.


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