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How to check maximum packet size for Basler camera

📅 2015-Jan-15 ⬩ ✍️ Ashwin Nanjappa ⬩ 📚 Archive

[caption id="attachment_5478" align="aligncenter" width="823"][Pylon Viewer on packet size that is higher than supported by Basler camera](https://codeyarns.files.wordpress.com/2015/01/20150115-packetsize.png) Pylon Viewer on packet size that is higher than supported by Basler camera[/caption]

Basler GigE cameras transmit image data to the Ethernet port of your computer. To obtain the highest frame rate, you need to find out the maximum packet size supported by the connection between your camera and your computer.

To do this:

The maximum value of the packet size that was able to capture images correctly is the maximum packet size for your Basler camera. You can set this in Pylon Viewer or in your program.

Tried with: Basler acA1600-60gc, Realtek Semiconductor RTL8168/8111 PCIe Gigabit Ethernet Adapter and Windows 7 Professional 64-bit