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  • PCO is a world leading manufacturer of high speed and high performance digital cameras. Our product portfolio offers digital camera solutions for the most demanding scientific research and industrial applications featuring highest dynamics, best light sensitivity, lowest noise levels and fast frame rates.
    PCO is the definition of Excellence in Development, Production, Sales and Support.
    PCO cameras combine the best characteristics of high quality cameras and scientific measuring instruments. For more than 25 years our highly trained specialized team members have developed and handcraft PCO cameras. Excellent performance and reliability are guaranteed by using sophisticated technologies in design, high production standards and strict quality controls.
    PCO owned subsidiaries in America, Europe and Asia provide a strong support network for our customers worldwide. Our factory owned distribution channels ensures that PCO cameras are developed and supported in a manner that meets our customer applications with customer input having a direct path back to our product development and support teams.
    PCO is the Pioneer of sCMOS sensor technology.
    Our new family pco.edge sCMOS camera models are a breakthrough in scientific imaging. Their introduction has revolutionized the scientific and industrial camera market with their distinctive ability to simultaneously deliver the lowest noise levels, fast frame rates, wide dynamic range, high quantum efficiency and large field of view, all in one image.

Product Portfolio
  • sCMOS Cameras

    • pco.edge family - the most versatile sCMOS camera portfolio on the market

      The pco.edge family of sCMOS cameras features an excellent combination of high resolution, high quantum efficiency, high frame rates and high dynamic range. All of the cameras are available with different cooling grades and different interfaces.

        • New: pco.panda

        • Revolutionary sCMOS technology in a compact design

          The pco.panda joins the ranks as our newest member of  PCO’s state-of-the-art sCMOS sensor camera systems, which have revolutionized the scientific camera market since their introduction in 2010.
          Despite small-size dimensions of roughly 65 x 65 x 65 mm, the new pco.panda camera system provides high quantum efficiency with the lowest dark current noise making it suitable for countless applications.
          The addition of the USB 3.1 interface has inherent advantages as it enables a new generation of cameras with ultra-speed data transfer and direct power via the USB cable, making external power supplies redundant.

        • pco.edge 4.2 CHLS

        • New interface for highest data throughput

          The pco.edge CLHS combines advanced sCMOS technology with an ultra-fast Camera Link HS interface.
          CLHS, with its data transmission rates of up to 1.1 GByte/s, is the perfect complement to the high data rates of the pco.edge family.
          Fiber optic cables overcome the significant distance limitations of other cable types – with a high degree of flexibility and cost-effectiveness.

          Groundbreaking sCMOS technology in a compact design

          The pco.edge 4.2 CHLS is is equipped with an innovative scientific CMOS sensor providing crisp images and precise measurements. The pco.edge series can be optionally upgraded with a water cooling system.
          PCO’s edge 4.2 CHLS camera system is designed for users who require highest quantum efficiency, best 16 bit dynamic range, high frame rates, long exposure times and extremely low readout noise.
           

          • thermal stabilization at 0°C / +5 °C
          • extreme low readout noise of 0.8 e- med
          • high resolution of 2048 x 2048 pixel
          • dynamic range of 36 000 : 1
          • quantum efficiency up to 70%
          • exposure times from 100 µs to 20 s
          • maximum frame rate 100 fps
          • rolling shutter or global reset mode
          • lightsheet mode
          • camera link full or USB 3.0 interface
          • small form factor: 102 x 79 x 70 mm
          • optional: water cooling system
        • pco.edge 5.5 CHLS

        • New interface for highest data throughput

          The pco.edge CLHS combines advanced sCMOS technology with an ultra-fast Camera Link HS interface.
          CLHS, with its data transmission rates of up to 1.1 GByte/s, is the perfect complement to the high data rates of the pco.edge family.
          Fiber optic cables overcome the significant distance limitations of other cable types – with a high degree of flexibility and cost-effectiveness.

          Revolutionary sCMOS technology in a compact design

          The pco.edge 5.5 CHLS is equipped with an innovative scientific CMOS sensor providing crisp images and precise measurements. The pco.edge series can be optionally upgraded with a water cooling system.
          PCO’s edge 5.5 CHLS camera system is designed for users who require high resolution, high frame rates, best 16 bit dynamic range, good quantum efficiency, selectable shutter options or optionally a color sensor.
           

          • thermal stabilization at 0°C / +5 °C
          • extreme low readout noise of 1.0 e- med
          • high resolution of 2560 x 2160 pixel
          • dynamic range of 30 000 : 1
          • quantum efficiency up to 60%
          • exposure times from 500 µs to 2s (RS)
          • maximum frame rate 100 fps
          • rolling shutter or global shutter / global reset functionality
          • lightsheet mode
          • camera link full or USB 3.0 interface
          • Monochrome or color sensor
          • small form factor: 102 x 79 x 70 mm
          • optional: water cooling system
        • pco.edge 4.2

        • Groundbreaking sCMOS technology in a compact design

          The pco.edge 4.2 is is equipped with an innovative scientific CMOS sensor providing crisp images and precise measurements. The pco.edge series can be optionally upgraded with a water cooling system.
          PCO’s edge 4.2 camera system is designed for users who require highest quantum efficiency, best 16 bit dynamic range, high frame rates, long exposure times and extremely low readout noise.
           
          • thermal stabilization at 0°C / +5 °C
          • extreme low readout noise of 0.8 e- med
          • high resolution of 2048 x 2048 pixel
          • dynamic range of 36 000 : 1
          • quantum efficiency up to 70%
          • exposure times from 100 µs to 20 s
          • maximum frame rate 100 fps
          • rolling shutter or global reset mode
          • lightsheet mode
          • camera link full or USB 3.0 interface
          • small form factor: 102 x 79 x 70 mm
          • optional: water cooling system
        • pco.edge 5.5

        • Revolutionary sCMOS technology in a compact design

          The pco.edge 5.5 is equipped with an innovative scientific CMOS sensor providing crisp images and precise measurements. The pco.edge series can be optionally upgraded with a water cooling system.
          PCO’s edge 5.5 camera system is designed for users who require high resolution, high frame rates, best 16 bit dynamic range, good quantum efficiency, selectable shutter options or optionally a color sensor.
           
          • thermal stabilization at 0°C / +5 °C
          • extreme low readout noise of 1.0 e- med
          • high resolution of 2560 x 2160 pixel
          • dynamic range of 30 000 : 1
          • quantum efficiency up to 60%
          • exposure times from 500 µs to 2s (RS)
          • maximum frame rate 100 fps
          • rolling shutter or global shutter / global reset functionality
          • lightsheet mode
          • camera link full or USB 3.0 interface
          • Monochrome or color sensor
          • small form factor: 102 x 79 x 70 mm
          • optional: water cooling system
        • pco.edge 4.2 LT

        • Groundbreaking sCMOS technology in a compact design

          The pco.edge 4.2 LT is is equipped with an innovative scientific CMOS sensor providing crisp images and precise measurements.
          PCO’s edge 4.2 LT camera system is designed for users who require highest quantum efficiency, best 16 bit dynamic range, long exposure times and extremely low readout noise.
           
          • thermal stabilization at +10 °C
          • extreme low readout noise of 0.8 e- med
          • high resolution of 2048 x 2048 pixel
          • dynamic range of 36 000 : 1
          • quantum efficiency above 70%
          • rolling shutter: 500 µs to 10 s
          • global reset: 30 µs to 2 s
          • maximum frame rate 40 fps
          • USB 3.0 interface
          • small form factor: 102 x 79 x 70 mm
        • pco.edge 3.1

        • Revolutionary sCMOS technology in a compact design

          The pco.edge 3.1 is equipped with an innovative scientific CMOS sensor providing crisp images and precise measurements.
          PCO’s edge 3.1 camera system is designed for users who require high resolution, high frame rates, best 16 bit dynamic range, good quantum efficiency, selectable shutter options or optionally a color sensor.
           
          • thermal stabilization at +5 °C
          • extreme low readout noise of 1.1 e- med
          • high resolution of 2048 x 1536 pixel
          • dynamic range of 27 000 : 1
          • quantum efficiency up to 60%
          • rolling shutter: 500µs to 2s
          • global shutter: 20µs to 100ms
          • maximum frame rate 50 fps
          • USB 3.0 interface
          • small form factor: 102 x 79 x 70 mm
      • High Speed Cameras

        • PCO's high-speed cameras offer best light sensitivity and furthermore real 10 to 12 bit dynamic range with leading image and color quality for your applications. All models come with a variety of trigger options and cameras can be synchronized between each other in a very simple way. Additionally there is no need for doing a black- or session-referencing before the recordings.
            • pco.dimax CS

            • car safety testing with one powerful multi-use tool

              The pco.dimax cs camera is specially designed for all applications centered around car safety testing involving onboard, offboard and sled testing
              A unique capability of all pco.dimax systems is the built-in automatic image calibration that requires no user intervention. The small, lightweight and ruggedized form factor allows for mounting in a multitude of positions. A quick-change lens adapter for popular mounts such as C, F and EF provides the highest test site flexibility. 
              For on-site ease of viewing, an HD-SDI video output and automated lens control are included. With secure synchronization in multi-camera environments, the pco.dimax cs will provide crisp, brilliant color images in any challenging car safety testing situation.

              • 1102 fps @ 2016 x 2016 resolution | cs4
              • 1603 fps @ 1920 x 1440 resolution | cs3
              • 3086 fps @ 1296 x 1024 resolution | cs1
              • 12 bit dynamic range
              • 9 GB internal camera memory
              • high-G ruggedized body (150G for 11 ms)
              • secure trigger & sync modes
              • excellent light sensitivity
              • quick-change lens adapter
              • automatic image calibration
              • HD-SDI output
              • integrated lens control
            • pco.dimax S1

            • super slow motion with high resolution

              The pco.dimax S series provides super slow motion with high resolutions for a variety of applications. The model S1 delivers exciting frame rates in combination with high light sensitivity and high dynamic range. 

              • 4502 fps @ full resolution 1008 x 1008 pixel
              • excellent image and color quality
              • 12 bit dynamic range
              • NO additional black reference calibration required
              • 9, 18, 36 GB inbuilt image memory
              • exposure time range 1.5 µs - 40 ms
              • multiple trigger options
              • master-slave camera synchronisation (up to 5 cameras)
              • IRIG B timecode function
              • smart battery control
              • Interfaces: USB 3.0, GigE/USB 2.0, HD-SDI, CameraLink
            • pco.dimax S4

            • super slow motion with high resolution

              The pco.dimax S series provides super slow motion with high resolutions for a variety of applications. The model S1 delivers exciting frame rates in combination with high light sensitivity and high dynamic range. 

              • 1279 fps @ 2016 x 2016 pixel full resolution
              • 4502 fps @ 1008 x 1000 pixel
              • excellent image and color quality
              • 12 bit dynamic range
              • NO additional black reference calibration required
              • 9, 18, 36 GB inbuilt image memory
              • exposure time range 1.5 µs - 40 ms
              • multiple trigger options
              • master-slave camera synchronisation (up to 5 cameras)
              • IRIG B timecode function
              • smart battery control
              • Interfaces: USB 3.0, GigE/USB 2.0, HD-SDI, CameraLink
            • pco.dimax HD / HD+

            • The pco.dimax HD series combines advanced CMOS- and camera technology. High light sensitivity and best dynamic range complement each other to brilliant Full-HD images – with frame-rates of more than 2000fps. 
              Especially for automotive car safety tests the HD+ version with 1920 x 1440 pixels offers an aspect ratio of 4:3 to display full scale crash- or sledge testing scenarios. Both models provide a variety of trigger options and synchronization possibilities. 
              A smart battery control allows operation without direct power supply and backup of image data in the camera. The optional HD-SDI interface supplies images directly to HD-SDI devices. 

              • 2128 fps @ Full HD resolution (1920 x 1080 pixel)
              • 1603 fps @ 2.8 MPix resolution (1920 x 1440 pixel)
              • 3822 fps @ 1.0 MPix resolution (1008 x 1000 pixel)
              • 12 bit dynamic range
              • excellent image and color quality
              • NO additional black reference calibration required
              • exposure time range 1.5 µs - 40 ms
              • multiple trigger options
              • master-slave camera synchronisation (up to 5 cameras)
              • IRIG B timecode function
              • smart battery control
              • image memory in camera (camRAM up to 36 GB)
              • interfaces: USB 3.0, GigE/USB 2.0, HD-SDI, CameraLink
            • pco.dimax HS1

            • highest frame rates for extreme fast events

              The pco.dimax HS series combines, with its advanced CMOS- and electronics technology, extreme high frame-rates, best light sensitivity and a real 12 bit dynamic range. 
              With more than 7000 fps at a resolution of 1 megapixel rapid events can be precisely imaged in super slow motion. Due to a variety of trigger- and synchronization possibilities the HS-cameras are suitable for challenging setups like engine research, flow analysis, material testing and further application areas.

              • 7039 fps @ 1 MPix resolution (1000 x 1000 pixel)
              • excellent light sensitivity
              • 12 bit dynamic range
              • NO additional black reference calibration required
              • 9, 18, 36 GB inbuilt image memory
              • exposure time range 1.5 µs - 40 ms
              • multiple trigger options
              • master-slave camera synchronisation (up to 5 cameras)
              • IRIG B timecode function
              • Interfaces: USB 3.0, GigE/USB 2.0, HD-SDI, CameraLink
            • pco.dimax HS2

            • highest frame rates for extreme fast events

              The pco.dimax HS series combines, with its advanced CMOS- and electronics technology, extreme high frame-rates, best light sensitivity and a real 12 bit dynamic range. 
              With more than 7000 fps at a resolution of 1 megapixel rapid events can be precisely imaged in super slow motion. Due to a variety of trigger- and synchronization possibilities the HS-cameras are suitable for challenging setups like engine research, flow analysis, material testing and further application areas.

              • 5469 fps @ 1,5 MPix full resolution (1400 x 1050 pixel)
              • 7039 fps @ 1 MPix resolution (1000 x 1000 pixel)
              • excellent light sensitivity
              • 12 bit dynamic range
              • NO additional black reference calibration required
              • 9, 18, 36 GB inbuilt image memory
              • exposure time range 1.5 µs - 40 ms
              • multiple trigger options
              • master-slave camera synchronisation (up to 5 cameras)
              • IRIG B timecode function
              • Interfaces: USB 3.0, GigE/USB 2.0, HD-SDI, CameraLink
            • pco.dimax HS4

            • highest frame rates for extreme fast events

              The pco.dimax HS series combines, with its advanced CMOS- and electronics technology, extreme high frame-rates, best light sensitivity and a real 12 bit dynamic range. 
              With more than 7000 fps at a resolution of 1 megapixel rapid events can be precisely imaged in super slow motion. Due to a variety of trigger- and synchronization possibilities the HS-cameras are suitable for challenging setups like engine research, flow analysis, material testing and further application areas.

              • 2277 fps @ 4 MPix resolution (2000 x 2000 pixel)
              • 7039 fps @ 1 MPix resolution (1000 x 1000 pixel)
              • excellent light sensitivity
              • 12 bit dynamic range
              • NO additional black reference calibration required
              • 9, 18, 36 GB inbuilt image memory
              • exposure time range 1.5 µs - 40 ms
              • multiple trigger options
              • master-slave camera synchronisation (up to 5 cameras)
              • IRIG B timecode function
              • Interfaces: USB 3.0, GigE/USB 2.0, HD-SDI, CameraLink
            • pco.1200 hs

            • highspeed 10 bit CMOS camera

              This high speed 10 bit CMOS camera system comprises advanced CMOS and electronics technology. With the new approach to integrate the image memory into the camera itself, it enables unmatched fast image recording with 1GB/s. The system features an excellent resolution and low noise. It consists of a compact camera with an external intelligent power supply. The image data is transferred via customer selectable standard data interfaces. The available exposure times range from 1 µs (50 ns optional) to 5 s. 

              • 636f ps at full resolution (1357 fps at VGA)
              • extremely fast image recording - 1 GB/s
              • 10 bit dynamic range
              • exposure time range 50ns- 5s
              • image memory in camera (camRAM up to 4 GB)
              • high resolution (1280 x 1024 pixel)
              • interframing time 75 ns
            • pco.1200 s

            • highspeed 10 bit CMOS camera

              This high speed 10 bit CMOS camera system comprises advanced CMOS and electronics technology. With the new approach to integrate the image memory into the camera itself, it enables unmatched fast image recording. The system features an excellent resolution and low noise. It consists of a compact camera with an external intelligent power supply. The image data is transferred via customer selectable standard data interfaces to a computer. The available exposure times range from 1 µs to 5 s. 
              This digital CMOS camera system is perfectly suited for high speed cameraapplications such as material testingexternal crash testing or super slow motion movie clips.

              • 501 fps at full resolution (1068 fps at VGA)
              • extremely fast image recording - 820 MB/s
              • 10 bit dynamic range
              • exposure time range 1µs-1s
              • image memory in camera (camRAM up to 4 GB)
              • high resolution (1280 x 1024 pixel)
            • hsfc pro

            • image intensifier (MCP) 12 bit ultraspeed camera

              Having a single optical input, this camera system comprises an image splitter unitfour intensified CCD camera modules with fast switchable MCP image intensifiers and high resolution CCD image sensors. Each module with its 12 bit dynamic rangefeatures an excellent signal-to-noise-ratio and the ability of single photon detection. Four high speed serial fiber optic data links connect the system to the computer. It can be triggered externally by light or electrical input. MCP diameter depends on photocathode material. The new GaAs- and GaAsP-MCPs are only available with a diameter of 18 mm while all others have 25 mm.

              • four channel MCP-image intensifier camera
              • fast shutter down to 3 ns
              • excellent system sensitivity of the system allows single photon detection
              • 12 bit dynamic range
              • ultra fast recording of up to 4 full resolution images with 1 ns interframing time, in double mode 8 frames
          • Special Cameras

            • A large selection of different scientific and industrial CCD cameras with interline transfer CCD image sensor technology. The camera systems have dynamics in the range of 12 to 14 bit and some of the cameras are thermoelectrically cooled for better long exposure performance.
                  • pco.film

                  • Luminescence lifetime imaging camera

                    The pco.flim camera system is the first luminescence lifetime imaging camera using a two tap CMOS image sensor. The camera can internally generate a wide range of frequencies and will also accept external modulation signals within a limited range of frequencies. 
                    It features a variety of trigger input and output signals for easy system integration. Special software provides direct measurements and lifetime analysis. 

                    • 100ps - 100µs lifetimes measurable
                    • 5kHz - 40MHz modulation frequencies
                    • 500kHz – 40MHz external modulation signals
                    • modulation signal shape sinusoidal / rectangular
                    • 1008 x 1008 pixel resolution
                    • frequency domain FLIM
                    • USB 3.0 interface
                    • 39% quantum efficiency
                    • 1000:1 dynamic range
                    • 45 e- rms readout noise
                    • 90 fps frame rate (2 tap readout)
                    • 10 ns to 10 s selectable exposure times
                    • vibration-free water cooling
                    • special software for measurement and analysis
              • Sensitive Cameras

                • A large selection of different scientific and industrial CCD cameras with interline transfer CCD image sensor technology. The camera systems have dynamics in the range of 12 to 14 bit and some of the cameras are thermoelectrically cooled for better long exposure performance.
                    • pco.ultraviolet

                    • UV sensitive 14 bit CCD camera

                      This high performance digital 14bit CCD camera system features state of the art in CCD and electronics technology. The pco.ultraviolet has extraordinary high quantum efficiency in the ultraviolet part of the spectrum. Available exposure times range from microseconds to a minute. 
                      This ultra-compact camera system is perfectly suited for many scientific and industrial imaging applications, like UV detection, semiconductor mask inspection, quality control and combustion analysis.

                      • quantum efficiency of 21 % @ 192 nm
                      • ultra compact design
                      • readout noise typ. 8 e- rms
                      • 14 bit dynamic range
                      • high resolution (1392 x 1040 pixel)
                      • exposure times from 1 µs - 60 s
                      • temperature compensated
                         
                    • pixelfly usb

                    • Ultra-compact 14 bit CCD camera

                      This high performance digital 14bit CCD camera system features state of the art in CCD and electronics technology. The pco.pixelfly usb has extraordinary high quantum efficiency, high dynamic range and very low readout noise. Available exposure times range from microseconds to a minute.

                      • ultra compact design
                      • readout noise typ. 6 e- rms
                      • 14 bit dynamic range
                      • high resolution (1392 x 1024 pixel)
                      • super quantum efficiency up 65%
                      • exposure times from 5 µs - 60 s
                      • temperature compensated
                    • pco.1600

                    • cooled 14 bit CCD camera

                      This high dynamic 14bit cooled CCD camera system comprises advanced CCD and electronics technology. With the new approach to integrate the image memory into the camera itself, it enables unmatched fast image recording with 160 MB/s. The system features thermoelectrical cooling, a superior high resolution and low noise. It consists of a compact camera with an external intelligent power supply. The image data are transferred via customer selectable standard data interfaces to a computer. The available exposure times range from 500 ns to 49 days. 
                      This digital CCD camera system is perfectly suited for low light cameraapplications like fluorescence imaging and microscopy. Color and monochrome image sensor versions are available.

                      • resolution 1600 x 1200pixel
                      • cooled 14 bit dynamic range
                      • image rate of 30 fps @ full resolution
                      • image memory in camera: camRAM up to 4GB
                      • low noise of 10 e- rms @ 10 MHz
                      • thermoelectrical cooling of delta -50°C vs. ambient
                      • standard interfaces (USB 3.0, IEEE1394, camera link, GigE / USB 2.0)
                      • ultra stable offset
                    • pco.2000

                    • cooled 14bit CCD camera

                      This high resolution 14bit CCD cooled camera system comprises advanced CCD and electronics technology. With the new approach to integrate the image memory (camRAM) into the camera itself, it enables unmatched fast image recording with 160 MB/s. The system features thermo-electrical cooling (delta vs. ambient -50 °C), a superior high resolution (2048 x 2048 pixel) and low noise (down to 6 e- rms). It consists of a compact camera with an external intelligent power supply. The image data are transferred via customer selectable standard data interfaces to a computer. The available exposure times range from 500 ns to 49 days.This digital CCD camera system is perfectly suited for low light camera and piv camera applications. Color and monochrome image sensors are available.

                      • resolution (2048 x 2048pixel)
                      • cooled 14bit dynamic range
                      • image rate of 14.7 fps @ full resolution
                      • low noise of 6 e- rms @ 10 MHz
                      • thermoelectrical cooling of delta -50°C vs. ambient
                      • image memory in camera (camRAM up to 4GB)
                      • standard interfaces (USB 3.0, IEEE1394, camera link, GigE / USB 2.0)
                      • ultra stable offset
                    • pco.4000

                    • cooled 14 bit CCD camera

                      This high resolution 14bit cooled CCD camera system comprises advanced CCD and electronics technology. With the new approach to integrate the image memory into the camera itself, it enables unmatched fast image recording. The system features thermo-electrical cooling, a superior high resolution and low noise. It consists of a compact camera with an external intelligent power supply. The image data are transferred via customer selectable standard data interfaces to a computer. The available exposure times range from 5 µs to 49 days. 
                      This cooled digital CCD camera system is perfectly suited for low light and high resolution camera applications, like microscopyaerial photography or quality control. Color and monochrome image sensors are available.

                      • resolution 4008 x 2672pixel
                      • cooled 14bit dynamic range
                      • image rate of 5 fps @ full resolution
                      • low noise of 11 e- rms @ 8MHz
                      • thermoelectrical cooling of delta -45°C vs. ambient
                      • image memory in camera: camRAM up to 4GB
                      • standard interfaces (USB 3.0, IEEE1394, camera link, GigE / USB 2.0)
                      • ultra-stable offset
                  • Intensified Cameras

                    • MCP Image Intensifier Based Camera Systems for Short Exposure Applications

                      The family of MCP image intensifier camera systems offers extremely short exposure/shutter times down to 3 ns. The appropriate spectral behaviour can be selected by the photocathode material of the MCP tube.

                        • dicam pro

                        • image intensifier (MCP) 12 bit CCD camera

                          This is a high performance intensified CCD camera system with gating times down to 3 ns. With its 12 bit dynamic range and a high resolution CCD image sensor it features an excellent signal-to-noise-ratio and the ability of single photon detection. This system is suited for applications in environments with high electromagnetic disturbances. A high speed serial fiber optic data link connects the system to the computer. The camera can be triggered by light or electrical input.

                          • fast shutter down to 3 ns
                          • excellent sensitivity of the system allows single photon detection
                          • 12 bit dynamic range
                          • high resolution MCP-image intensifier & CCD (1280x1024 pixel)
                          • exposure times from 3 ns - 1000 s
                          • spectral sensitivity from UV to NIR
                        • hsfc pro

                        • image intensifier (MCP) 12 bit ultraspeed camera

                          Having a single optical input, this camera system comprises an image splitter unitfour intensified CCD camera modules with fast switchable MCP image intensifiers and high resolution CCD image sensors. Each module with its 12 bit dynamic rangefeatures an excellent signal-to-noise-ratio and the ability of single photon detection. Four high speed serial fiber optic data links connect the system to the computer. It can be triggered externally by light or electrical input. MCP diameter depends on photocathode material. The new GaAs- and GaAsP-MCPs are only available with a diameter of 18 mm while all others have 25 mm.

                          • four channel MCP-image intensifier camera
                          • fast shutter down to 3 ns
                          • excellent system sensitivity of the system allows single photon detection
                          • 12 bit dynamic range
                          • ultra fast recording of up to 4 full resolution images with 1 ns
                            interframing time, in double mode 8 frames