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Summary

Below is a list of the different specifications for each generation of the iX Controller


In-Depth

On Mk 1 and Mk 2 gen controllers there is no I/O port thus hardware trigger is not possible.
On Mk 4 power to the Controller’s power lanes can be controlled from iX Capture software. This is done in System - Settings and using the "Camera Power" and "Accessories Power" checkboxes.

MK V Controller

  • 8th Generation Intel® Core™ i7 Processor (12M Cache, up to 4.00 GHz)
  • 8GB DDR-4 RAM
  • Windows 10 64 bit
  • Integrated Applanix precision GNSS-Inertial unit (option)
  • Fanless passive cooling
  • Dual 1TB 2.5" SSD drives with ultrafast write capability (up to 500 MB/sec), Expandable
  • 1 IMU port
  • 6+2 USB 3.0 ports
  • 1 USB-C port
  • 2 RJ45 ports
  • 1 DP port
  • 2 HDMI ports
  • 1 I/O port (for camera control cable)
  • 1 COM port (for GNSS)
  • 6 Power terminal

 

MK IV Controller

  • 8th Generation Intel® CoreTM i7 Processor (12M Cache, up to 4.00 GHz)
  • 8GB DDR-4 RAM
  • Windows 10 64 bit
  • Fanless passive cooling
  • Dual Samsung 860 512 GB 2.5" SSD drives (500 MB/s)
  • 6+2 USB 3.0 ports
  • 1 USB-C port
  • 2 RJ45 ports
  • 1 DP port
  • 2 HDMI ports
  • 1 I/O port (for camera control cable)
  • 1 COM port (for GNSS)
  • 6 Power terminal

 

MK III (End-of-Life)

  • Intel® CoreTM i7 Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.90 GHz)
  • 8GB DDR-4 RAM
  • Windows 10 Enterprise
  • Fanless passive cooling
  • Dual 512 GB 2.5" SSD drives (up to 500 MB/sec)
  • 6 USB 3.0 ports
  • 2 USB 2.0 ports
  • 2 RJ45 ports
  • 1 DP port
  • 1 HDMI ports
  • 1/I/O port (for camera control cable)
  • 1 COM port (for GNSS)
  • 6 Power terminal

 

MK II (End-of-Life)

  • 4th Generation Intel® CoreTM i7 Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.90 GHz)
  • 8GB DDR-3 RAM
  • Windows 10
  • Fanless passive cooling
  • Dual 512 GB 2.5" SSD drives (up to 500 MB/sec)
  • 6 USB 3.0 ports
  • 2 USB 2.0 ports
  • 2 RJ45 ports
  • 1 DP port
  • 1 HDMI ports
  • 6 Power terminal
  • (No I/O camera control port, unable to hardware trigger camera)

 

MK 1 (End-of-Life)

  • 4th Generation Intel® CoreTM i7 Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.90 GHz)8GB DDR-3 RAM
  • Windows 8.1 64 Bit
  • Fanless passive cooling
  • Dual 512 GB 2.5" SSD drives (up to 500 MB/sec)
  • 4 USB 3.0 ports
  • 2 USB 2.0 ports
  • 2 RJ45 ports
  • 1 DP port
  • 1 HDMI ports
  • 4 Power terminal
  • No I/O camera control port, unable to hardware trigger camera)