Processor Idle State Manager

  • March 12, 2014
    Processor Idle State Manager

    Tool to resolve the issue of dropped frames from FireWire and USB video capture devices, when connected to PC with a modern Intel® CPU.



    March 12, 2014




    609.9 kB


    • Intel Core i3 or similar, 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics card with 24 or 32 bit
    • Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 (32 & 64 bit), Windows 8 (32 & 64 bit), Windows 10 (32 & 64 bit), Windows 11
    • DirectX 9.0c or higher


    1. Support of 23F cameras series added.

The USB 3.0 cameras connected to USB 3.0 controllers are not affected.

The Processor Idle State Manager has an effect on USB 2.0 cameras connected to Intel® CPUs only.

In case you use an AMD CPU, assembling an USB 3.0 PCI Express controller into your computer can solve the frame drops.

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Established in 1988, The Imaging Source is one of the leading manufacturers of industrial cameras, video converters and embedded vision components for factory automation, quality assurance, medicine, science, security and a variety of other markets.

Our comprehensive range of cameras with USB 3.1, USB 3.0, USB 2.0, GigE, MIPI interfaces and other innovative machine vision products are renowned for their high quality and ability to meet the performance requirements of demanding applications.

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