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Cameras

Achieve the best results by choosing the most compatible camera for your PhotoRobot.

CHOOSING THE RIGHT CAMERA

For smooth operation, it is advisable to choose a camera from our recommendation list. Despite basic compatibility, models other than those recommended may suffer from limitations. So when selecting other cameras, always test a specific model. Our experts will gladly help you.

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RECOMMENDED CAMERAS

For maximum use of the camera‘s capabilities, the use of Canon cameras is recommended. See our list of models with full software support and achieve the best compatibility. PhotoRobot monitors the latest trends in mirrorless cameras and keeps the list up to date.

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MODELS COMPARISON

When choosing a camera, consider not only the image resolution, but also the interface speed for connecting the camera and the computer. Devices with a slower connection than USB 3.0 will slow down the overall production process as the robot waits to download the images from the camera.

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Top Models

  • high shooting speed
    (approx. 20 s for the whole rotation of the object)
  • high resolution
    (50 Mpx)
  • full-frame image sensor
    (36x24 mm)
Canon EOS 5DS
Full Frame / FX 50.6 Mpx (36 x 24 mm)
Burst shooting 5 fps
USB 3.0
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
Full Frame 30.4 Mpx (36 x 24 mm)
Burst shooting 7 fps
USB 3.0

Cost-effective Models

  • shooting speed
    higher than most competing systems
  • sufficient resolution 
    (20-30 Mpx)
  • smaller APS-C 
    the smaller APS-C sensor can be a disadvantage
  • higher download speed 
    (due to lower resolution)
Canon EOS 6D Mark II
Full Frame / FX sensor 26 Mpx
(35.9 x 24 mm)
Burst shooting 6.5 fps
USB 2.0
Canon EOS 7D Mark II
APS-C sensor 20.9 Mpx
(22.4 x 15 = 1.6 x crop factor)
Burst shooting 10 fps
USB 3.0, Wi-Fi
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
Full Frame 30.4 Mpx (36 x 24 mm)
Burst shooting 7 fps
USB 3.0

Mirrorless

  • low purchase price
    As this product line is currently (05/2020) at the end of the development cycle, these cameras can be purchased at very competitive prices.

Basic

  • low purchase price
  • higher image download speed
    (due to lower resolution)
Canon EOS R
Full Frame 30.3 Mpx
(36 × 24 mm)
Burst shooting 8 fps
USB 3.1 (USB-C)
Canon EOS 850D
sensor APS-C 25, 5 Mpx
(22.3 × 14.9 mm = 1.6 x crop factor)
Burst shooting 7 fps
USB 2.0

RECOMMENDED LENSES

Generally, prime lenses have better optical properties than zoom lenses. If the situation allows, PhotoRobot recommends the use of prime lenses. However, if the focal length needs to be changed, it requires exchanging the lens. Don‘t hesitate to ask our experts for advice.

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