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4LS – High-Speed Line Scan Image Sensors

Line scan image sensor solution offering superior speed and performance


  • Up to four simultaneously and fully independently operated lines
  • Configurable output bandwidth
  • Configurable full well up to 40 ke-
  • COB/Invar package
  • 5.6 × 5.6 μm2 pixel size
  • 4:1 digital TDI in B&W


  • Higher machine production speed
  • Full RGB color acquisition
  • Lower pin count integration for lower speed applications
  • Only sensor on the market with 4 simultaneously and independently operating lines
  • Mechanical robust package providing high mechanical and thermal stability and planarity of the die

Product parameters

Resolution [Pixel] 10k & 15k
Pixel Size [µm] 5.6 x 5.6
Optical Format / Size
Shutter Type Global
Line Rate [lines/s] Up to 120k (x4)
Output Interface 8-bit & 12-bit LVDS
Option Mono & RGB+Clear
Package Invar
Special Features 4:1 TDI in B&W

General description

The 4LS is a series of high-speed CMOS line scan sensors optimized for applications requiring fast line rates at high resolutions for outstanding image quality. Available in both 10k and 15k resolutions, the 4LS addresses the growing demand for high performance line scan cameras targeting demanding applications such as high-end web inspection, food sorting & inspection and print inspection.

This product suits for the following applications:

  • Document scanning
  • Print inspection (i.e. glass, PCB, LCD)
  • High end web inspection
  • Food sorting / inspection
  • Drug inspection
  • High quality material inspection
  • OCR (optical character recognition)
  • Logistics


Type Description Language
Evaluation Software 4LS_EvalSW_Viewer_pWin_v5-7-2-8.exe 4LS Evaluation Kit enables an easy setup and evaluation of the 4LS line scan family, namely the 4LS15K, 4LS10K and 4LS5K variants. EN

Technical documents

Type Description Language
Datasheet 4LS Datasheet English


Type Description Language
EoL Notification 4LS12k5-5CIA FT SE 508060005 (issued 2021-Jan) English
Product Change Notification PCN02-2021 (New Invar source for 4LS sensors) English
Product Change Notification PCN33-2022 Change in Glass attach epoxy for Line Scanners (issued-11-Apr-22) English
Product Change Notification PCN39-2022 - 4LS wafer sort specification optimization for defect bright pixel in dark long images (issued 19-April-22) (4LS15k and 4LS10k) English
Product Change Notification PCN61-2022 – Introduction of new dicing machine for Line scanner sensor (issued 9-Sep-22) English

Other information

Type Description Language
Factsheet 4LS Factsheet English
Image 4LS Block Diagram
Image 4LS Image perspective view
Image 4LS Image top view
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