Properties
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ActiveDcam properties are divided into six categories and can be modified in a Property Window of your development environment, or in ActiveDcam property pages.


Dcam Source Category


Camera
Returns or sets the index of the currently selected camera
Acquire
Enables/disables the continuous acquisition mode
Asynch
Enables/disables the asynchronous mode for video acquisition
Timeout
Returns or sets the frame acquisition timeout in seconds
Trigger
Enables/disables the hardware trigger
TriggerSource
Returns or sets the trigger source
TriggerMode
Returns or sets the trigger mode
TriggerCounter
Returns or sets the trigger counter for trigger operations
TriggerPolarity
Returns or sets the trigger polarity
TriggerDelay
Returns or sets the raw value of the trigger delay



Dcam Format Category

Mode
Returns or sets the currently selected video mode
Rate
Returns or sets the current frame rate
PacketSize
Returns or sets the number of bytes in an isochronous packet
SizeX
Returns or sets the width of the partial scan window
SizeY
Returns or sets the height of the partial scan window
StartX
Returns or sets the horizontal offset of the partial scan window
StartY
Returns or sets the vertical offset of the partial scan window
SwapBytes
Enables/disables byte swapping for 16- and 48-bit video modes
BitShift
Returns or sets the bit shift for 16- and 48-bit video modes


Dcam Exposure Category

Brightness
Returns or sets the brightness value
BrightnessControl
Returns or sets the brightness control mode
Shutter
Returns or sets the shutter value
ShutterControl
Returns or sets the shutter control mode
Gain
Returns or sets the gain value
GainControl
Returns or sets the gain control mode
Iris
Returns or sets the shutter value
IrisControl
Returns or sets the iris control mode
Gamma
Returns or sets the gamma value
GammaControl
Returns or sets the gamma control mode
Sharpness
Returns or sets the sharpness value
SharpnessControl
Returns or sets the sharpness control mode
AutoExposure
Enables/disables the autoexposure mode
AutoExposureRef
Returns or sets the autoexposure reference value


Dcam Color Category

Saturation
Returns or sets the saturation value
SaturationControl
Returns or sets the saturation control mode
Hue
Returns or sets the hue value
HueControl
Returns or sets the hue control mode
WhiteBalanceUB
Returns or sets the U/B value of the white color
WhiteBalanceVR
Returns or sets the V/R value of the white color
WhiteBalanceControl
Returns or sets the white balance control mode
WhiteShading
Returns or sets the white shading color
WhiteShadingControl
Returns or sets the white shading control mode
Bayer
Enables/disables the Bayer conversion mode and selects conversion method
BayerLayout
Returns or sets the pixel layout in the Bayer array
OpticalFilter
Returns or sets the optical filter value
OpticalFilterControl
Returns or sets the optical filter control mode


Dcam Advanced Category

Pan
Returns or sets the pan value
PanControl
Returns or sets the pan control mode
Tilt
Returns or sets the tilt value
TiltControl
Returns or sets the tilt control mode
Focus
Returns or sets the focus value
FocusControl
Returns or sets the focus control mode
Zoom
Returns or sets the zoom value
ZoomControl
Returns or sets the zoom control mode
Temperature
Returns or sets the row value of the sensor's temperature
TemperatureControl
Returns or sets the temperature control mode


Dcam Display Category

BackColor
Returns or sets the background color of the control window
Display
Enables/disables automatic live display in the control window.
AntiTearing
Enables/disables the anti-tearing feature for the live video display
MonitorSync
Enables/disables the monitor-synchronization mode
Edge
Enables/disables the 3D look of the control window
ScrollBars
Enables/disables the scroll bars in the control window
ScrollX
Returns or sets the current horizontal scroll position for the live video
ScrollY
Returns or sets the current vertical scroll position for the live video
Flip
Flips the image horizontally or/and vertically
Rotate
Rotates the image at the specified angle
Palette
Returns or sets the number of the current live video palette
Magnification
Returns or sets the magnification factor for the live video display
Font
Returns or sets the font for drawing text in the image
Overlay
Enables/disables the overlay
OverlayColor
Returns or sets the color of the overlay graphics
OverlayFont
Returns or sets the font for drawing text in the overlay
Alpha
Shows/hides the alpha plane over the live video
BkgName
Returns or sets the name prefix for background data
BkgCorrect
Resturns or sets the background correction mode
ColorCorrect
Enables/disables the color correction mode
HotPixelCorrect
Enables/disables the hot pixel correction mode
HotPixelLevel
Returns or sets the threshold level to be used in the hot pixel correction mode
Integrate
Enables/disables the frame integration operation and selects the integration mode
IntegrateWnd
Returns or sets the number of frames to be used in the Integrate operation
LUTMode
Enables/disables the lookup table operation on the video frames