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This property page is used to select the properties specifying the format of the video stream.

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Select from the following options:

Pixel Format
Use this option to select the desired pixel format from the list of modes available for the current camera. Equivalent to the Format property.  

Frame rate
Use this option to set the acquisition frame rate in frames per seconds. Note that the actual frame rate can also depend on the exposure time. Equivalent to the AcquisitionFrameRate property. If the camera doesn't support this property, the Frame rate option will be unavailable.  

Scan Area
Lets you change the size and position of the image window on the camera's sensor. To modify the size and position of the window, enter the desired values for the image width, height, left coordinate and top coordinate in pixels. Equivalent to the SizeX, SizeY, OffsetX , OffsetY properties.  
 
Binning
Lets you change the number of horizontal and vertical photo-sensitive cells that must be combined together. This property has a net effect of increasing the intensity (or signal to noise ratio) of the pixel value and reducing the horizontal size of the image. If the camera doesn't support the binning, this option will be unavailable. Equivalent to the BinningX and BinningY properties.  

Bayer
Select this option to activate the real-time color conversion of a monochrome raw video generated by a Bayer camera and select the specific Bayer conversion algorithm. Select one of the following options:  
None - Bayer conversion is disabled. The camera will output a monochrome raw image.  
Nearest - Nearest Neighbour filter. Missing pixels are substituted with adjacent pixels of the same color.  
Bilinear - Bilinear filter. Calculates the values of missing pixels by performing bilinear interpolation of the adjacent pixels.  
Bilinear HQ - High Quality Linear filter. Calculates the values of missing pixels based on the Malvar, He and Cutler algorithm.  
 
See the Bayer property for more information.  
 
R, G , B , Y
Let you adjust the gain factors for individual color channels or the intensity factor for a monochrome video. Equivalent to the SetGains property.  
 
Palette   
Lets you select one of a few predefined palette to be applied to a grayscale live video. The palettes represent choices that may be useful in viewing different kinds of video in pseudo-colors. Choose among the following palettes:  
Gray  
Applies the standard 256-level grayscale palette. This is a regular mode of viewing a grayscale video.  
Inverse  
Applies the inverted 256-level grayscale palette. The video will be displayed in the negative format.  
Saturated  
Applies the grayscale palette with colorized upper entries. The saturated palette allows you to control the dynamic range of the video signal by bringing it slightly below the saturation level of the video camera or video amplifier. To achieve the maximum dynamic range, adjust the intensity of the light source and/or the gain and zero level of the video amplifier so that the red color corresponding to the brightest pixel values just barely shows up.  
Rainbow  
Applies a color palette where the entries are evenly distributed along the Hue axis. This allows for assigning different color pigments to different levels of intensity.  
Spectra  
Applies a color palette where the entries are distributed along the Hue and Luminance axes. That allows for assigning different color pigments to different levels of intensity while preserving the luminance scale.  
Isodense  
Applies the 256-level grayscale palette, each 8-th entry of which is colorized. The isodense palette allows you to clearly see transitions between different levels of intensities as isolines on a topographic map.  
Multiphase  
Applies the multiphase palette. Entries in the multiphase palette are at opposite ends of the color model so even small changes in gray levels are highlighted.  
Random  
Applies the random color palette whose entries are filled with random values each time you select it from the list.  
 
This option is equivalent to the Palette property.