Basler Vision Technologies has launched the A406k, a 4-megapixel camera with a Camera Link interface. It operates at 209 fps at full 2320 × 1726-pixel resolution and is available in monochrome and color versions. It is suitable for use in automated optical inspection systems to verify the position and soldering quality of devices on populated printed circuit boards. When used with the included area-of-interest (AOI) list editor, the size, position and exposure time of a series of AOIs can be changed quickly. Data readout is performed at up to 2.4 GB/s.