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How to find FPS of Basler camera

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

[caption id="attachment_5472" align="aligncenter" width="353"][Basler Frame Rate Calculator application](https://codeyarns.files.wordpress.com/2015/01/20140115-fps.png) Basler Frame Rate Calculator application[/caption]

The specifications of a Basler camera lists a Frame Rate for the camera in units of frames per second (FPS). However, you might find that you are getting a much lesser FPS than listed. This might be due to various settings of the camera for your situation which might be constraining your FPS.

There is a Basler Frame Rate Calculator application which can be used to play around with the camera parameters to figure out the FPS for given settings for your camera.

$ java -jar Frame_Rate_Calculator_Applet.jar

Tried with: Basler acA1600-60gc GigE camera, OpenJDK 7 and Ubuntu 14.04