If you want to acquire images at a particular point in time, see triggered image acquisition.
In free run mode, the camera generates all required trigger signals internally. You don't need to apply trigger signals to the camera.
If the camera's acquisition mode is set to Continuous, the following applies:
- The camera begins generating Frame Start trigger signals whenever it receives an Acquisition Start command. The camera continues to generate Frame Start trigger signals until it receives an Acquisition Stop command.
- You can set the rate at which Frame Start trigger signals are generated by using the Acquisition Frame Rate feature.
Enabling Free Run Image Acquisition#
On all Basler cameras, free run image acquisition is enabled by default.
If you have changed your camera settings and want to re-enable free run, carry out the following steps: