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MitySOM-5CSX Embedded Vision Dev Kit for Basler DartThe fastest path for embedded vision application development


The MitySOM-5CSX Embedded Vision Development Kit (VDK) is a complete hardware and software framework designed to accelerate the development of vision applications. The kit offers an Intel/Altera Cyclone V SoC processor with integrated dual core ARMs and FPGA fabric, and is based on Critical Link’s production-ready MitySOM-5CSx System on Module.

The kit provides the fastest path to embedded vision application development. Users are given the advantage of:

  • On-board image processing with FPGA fabric and dual core ARMs
  • Rapid prototyping using Altera’s VIP Suite and OpenCL
  • Integration with Basler’s dart BCON cameras
  • Basler’s user-friendly pylon Camera Software Suite, included free
  • A variety of communication interfaces including video output, USB, Ethernet, M.2, and GPIO

Development Kit Contents

The VDK includes everything you need to initiate development of your embedded vision project:

  • MitySOM Base Board with SOM (5CSX-H6-42A-RC)
  • Basler dart BCON camera(s) (See options in Purchase tab below)
  • pylon Camera Software Suite
  • LVDS flex cable
  • S-mount lens
  • USB Micro-B Cable
  • Power Supply
  • SD Card with pre-loaded Linux OS



Additional documentation available through Critical Link:


Compatible Cameras


Technical Support

Our customers benefit from engineering and applications support for the life of their product. This includes free, lifetime access to our technical support site, as well as access to application engineering resources and other services.

Critical Link’s embedded design team also offers engineering services and other support options such as:

  • Schematic design review for customer designed carrier boards
  • Complete design review services
  • Software development services, including custom BSP development
  • Base board development services
  • Systems Engineering, Software, and Hardware Design to support your project anywhere in the product development lifecycle

Contact us for more information on these services.

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Contact us via info@criticallink.com for pricing and availability.

Part Number Basler dart BCON Camera(s) Included
Sensor Resolution Buy
Single Color Camera – dart daA2500-14bc Aptina
2592px x 1944px Buy
Dual Monochrome Cameras – 2 x dart daA1280-54bm Aptina
1280px x 960px Buy

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