RCLF: Multi-Camera FPGA based Fiber Optic system

From Gidel, Inc.

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Board Category: Production Ready Board

Components & Interface: Expansion: Generic, SPF Cage; Industry Standard: RS232; Video: Camera, SDI

End Market: Broadcast, Consumer, Industrial, Military

Technology: Embedded Design, General Purpose, Interface Protocols

Arria Series: Arria® V: Arria® V GX

Board Feature: General User IO: LED


The Remote Camera Extension System enables frame acquisition from a remote camera at a distance of up to 40 km without repeaters. The remote camera connects directly to the extension module that transmits the camera image over fiber optic cables to either a Gidel PCIe Proc board mounted in a host computer or to a Gidel RCLGR box that can connect to any user frame grabber. Connection to the Proc board offers a number of options including 1. Image acquisition and processing using GiDEL open source ProcFG grabbing and processing system. 2. Retransmission of the signal in other protocols such as SDI, DVI, HDMI, CoaXPress, etc. The Extension kit supports ProceV, ProcStarIV and ProceIII/ IV Proc board families

Order Information

Ordering Code
RCL80$Contact UsBuy Now
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Development Kit Hardware Contents

  • 1,2 or 4 SFP+ Transceiver modules each at 6.144 (or 6.25GHz) supporting transmission of up to 40Km without repeaters
  • Direct connection to Gidel's Frame grabbers / Proc Boards, thus reducing infrastructure cost and components
  • Camera Link Medium , Dual Base or Full mode at an average line transfer rate of up to 4.8Gb/s data on a single SFP+ link . Camera Link Full 80-bit mod
  • A remote RS232 via an SDR connector
  • 4 remote opto-coupler inputs

Development Kit Software Contents

  • Support for Gidel Frame Grabbers or industry standard Grabbers, including user proprietary
  • Gidel's ProcFG combines high-speed acquisition, powerful FPGA processing with selective on-thefly ROI offloading for convenient processing on standard
  • Gidel's ProcFG supports acquisition from both Line and Area Scan cameras.
  • Gidel’s ProcWizard generates user’s API for software direct access to GIL and user’s IPs in the FPGA

Support Document

File Name
doc-us-dsnbk-3-3104581011006-remote-camera-extension.pdfRCLF Product brief1

Board Quality Metrics

Latest version of Quartus supported 16.1
Required Collateral Available
User Guide N
Board Schematics N
Reliability / Quality Assurance

Defects per Million Opportunities (DPMO)

Parts per Million (PPM)
Board Policy
Return Material Authorization (RMA) Policy Please contact Gidel
RoHS Compliant Y
CE Compliant N. Only for systems not for boards
Conflict Mineral Policy Compliant
Test Plan Summary

Gidel Pro diagnostics s/w

Additional Compliance
ISO 9000 & 9001

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