ISL-3200 Hardware Overview

Jova Solutions Image Sensor Lab™ is the most comprehensive low cost test solutions for image sensor devices and systems. As a fully integrated, off-the-shelf, hardware/software test solutions for image sensors and camera modules, it provides a full range of interfaces, controls, advanced image analysis test routines, evaluation, and characterization capabilities in one easy to use low-cost, small-footprint solution.

The ISL-3200 is a powerful, affordable, flexible, and expandable solution that supports future requirements with field upgradable FPGA code and a flexible interface board architecture. 

ISL-3200 Instrument

  • Embedded power supplies
  • Sensor voltage and current measurements
  • Image data capture
  • Sensor I2C or SPI communications
  • Additional digital I/O
  • Programmable master clock
  • 32-128MB on-board memory
  • USB2.0 HS or PCIe connection to host computer  

The ISL-3200 contains embedded programmable power supplies, an integrated master clock, sensor I2C/SPI communications, and integrated frame capture electronics. The Image Sensor Lab ISL-3200 hardware also comes with the Image Sensor Lab application software, which provides full control over the ISL-3200 hardware, as well as sensor control and communications. Image Sensor Lab application software also includes a powerful scripting engine for automating common configuration setups or mode changes. Simple histogram analysis and raw pixel data analysis are provided by the Basic version, with many additional analysis routines available in the optional advanced package.


I2C/SPI Sensor Communications 

  • Adjustable I2C clock rate to 1MHz. (including standard 100KHz and 400KHz.
  • SPI communications up to 10 MHz.
  • Create, save and execute customer I2C scripts

 Built-in Power Supplies 

  • Four (4) 1.25V to 4.0V 100mA Power Supplies
  • Two (2) 0.6V to 1.8V 600mA Power Supplies
  • Two (2) 1.2V to 3.4V 600mA Power Supplies
  • One (1) 0V to 10V 600mA Utility Power Supply
  • Two (2) 3.3V On/Off Power Supplies
  • 12-bit and 24-bit Voltage and Current Measurement

Programmable Master Clock 

  • Programmable between .001 MHz and 68 MHz.
  • Optional FPGA Clock Doubler
  • External Clock Input

Configurable Image Capture 

  • 8-bit or 16-bit image capture
  • Output Formates: RAW, Bayer, YCbCr(YUV), RGB, RGB565, RGB555, RGB444
  • ROI Capture
  • Double Buffered
  • Video Rate Sequential Image Capture

Additional Digital I/O

  • 48 Total Digital I/O (Including Sync and Data Lines)

Host Interface Options

  • USB 2.0 HS Interface with 32 MBytes Memory
  • Optional PCI Express Interface with 128 MBytes Memory
  • External Clock Input

Optional Built-in Volt-Ohm Meter 

  • 2 X 80 Analog Switch Matrix
  • Short/Open Test Capability
  • 12-bit and 24-bit Volt and Ohm Measurements

Powerful Data Interpretation 

  • Bit Masking in FPGA
  • Bit Swizzling in FPGA
  • Accomodates Many Data Output Formats and Encodings
  • Supports CMOS image sensors from most manufacturers
  • Analog and MIPI sensor support through Adapter Board