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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.

          • ultra-compact size: 65 x 65 x 65 mm³
          • latest 16 bit sCMOS sensor technology
          • high resolution 2048 x 2048 pixel
          • pixel size: 6.5 x 6.5 µm²
          • low readout noise 2.1 e- med
          • dynamic range of 21 500 : 1
          • quantum efficiency up to 80 %
          • exposure times from 10 µs to 5 s
          • maximum frame rate 40 fps @ full resolution
          • rolling shutter
          • USB 3.1 Gen1 interface
          • power over USB
        • 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.

          Specifications of the Camera Link HS standard:

          • more bandwidth - up to 1187 MB/s
          • more robust connection - no communication error with Forward Error Correction (FEC) and Fiber Optic Link (FOL)
          • more distance - 300 m with multi mode fiber and SFP+ connectors or 10 km with single mode fiber and standard LC connectors
          • more flexibility - real-time trigger over cable with jitter < 12.8 ns and Plug and Play with GenICam and GenCP
          • more open - full CLHS specification is downloadable for free
          • more cost effective - use of standard network hardware components allows multi sourcing

          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.

          Specifications of the Camera Link HS standard:

          • more bandwidth - up to 1187 MB/s
          • more robust connection - no communication error with Forward Error Correction (FEC) and Fiber Optic Link (FOL)
          • more distance - 300 m with multi mode fiber and SFP+ connectors or 10 km with single mode fiber and standard LC connectors
          • more flexibility - real-time trigger over cable with jitter < 12.8 ns and Plug and Play with GenICam and GenCP
          • more open - full CLHS specification is downloadable for free
          • more cost effective - use of standard network hardware components allows multi sourcing

          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 37 500 : 1 (USB/CLHS) / 33 000 : 1 (CL)
          • quantum efficiency up to 82%
          • exposure times from 100 µs to 20 s
          • maximum frame rate 100 fps
          • rolling shutter or global reset (USB) 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 (USB) / 27 000 : 1 (CL)
          • 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
          • CameraLink 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 37 500 : 1
          • quantum efficiency up to 82 %
          • rolling shutter: 100 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 @ 4MPix resolution | cs4
              • 2128 fps @ Full HD resolution | cs4
              • 2128 fps @ Full HD resolution | cs3
              • 1603 fps @ 2.8 MPix | cs3
              • 3086 fps @ 1.3 MPix 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. 

              • 4467 fps @ full resolution 1008 x 1008 pixel
              • excellent image and color quality
              • 12 bit dynamic range
              • NO additional black reference calibration required
              • 18 or 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, 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 S4 delivers exciting frame rates in combination with high light sensitivity and high dynamic range. 
              The image data can be transferred via Gigabit Ethernet, USB 3.0 or CameraLink interface. A diversity of trigger and synchronization possibilities makes the pco.dimax a real multi-tool. 
              Airbag- or material testing, flow and velocity analysis, quality control or impact studies – pco.dimax S cameras are flexible in their performance for use in different applications.

              • 1279 fps @ 2016 x 2016 pixel full resolution
              • 4502 fps @ 1008 x 1008 pixel
              • excellent image and color quality
              • 12 bit dynamic range
              • NO additional black reference calibration required
              • 18 or 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, CameraLink
            • pco.dimax HD / HD+

            • leading image quality in high definition

              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.

              • 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
              • 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
              • 18 or 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, 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
              • 18 or 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, 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
              • 18 or 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, 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. 
              This digital CMOS camera system is perfectly suited for high speed camera applications such as material testing, external crash testing or super slow motion movie clips.

              • 636f ps at full resolution (1357 fps at VGA)
              • extremely fast image recording - 1 GB/s
              • 10 bit dynamic range
              • exposure time range 50 ns - 5 s
              • image memory in camera: camRAM up to 4 GB
              • high resolution 1280 x 1024 pixel
              • interframing time 75 ns
              • standard interfaces: USB 3.0, Camera Link, GigE / USB 2.0
            • 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.

              • 636 Bilder/s bei voller Auflösung (1357 Bilder/s bei VGA)
              • 10 Bit dynamischer Bereich
              • Belichtungszeiten 50 ns - 5 s
              • Bildspeicher in Kamera (camRAM bis zu 4GB)
              • hohe Auflösung 1280 x 1024pixel
              • Interframing-Zeit 75 ns
              • Schnittstellen: USB 3.0, Camera Link, GigE / USB 2.0
            • hsfc pro

            • gateable MCP image intensifier for ultra short exposure times

              The optical input of this camera system comprised of an optical beam splitterfast switchable 25 mm MPC image intensifiers and high resolution CCD sensors. Each module has a 12 bit dynamic range offering an excellent signal-to-noise-ratio and the ability of single photon detection. Four proprietary high speed serial fiber optic data links connect the system to the computer. The high-precision triggering with a latency of 45 ms can be performed by light or electrical input. To optimally cover the spectral range between 200 and 900 nm, four different photocathode materials are available.

              • 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
          • Film Camera

            • 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 decay time microscopy camera using a two tap CMOS image sensor. Synchronized modulation of pixels and stimulated light enables the analysis of decay times in the range of 100 ps to 100 µs. A broad variety of trigger options allows the camera's integration in versatile fields of applications.

                    • 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
              • Specialized 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

                    • maximal UV sensitivity, minimal frame size

                      Based on special CCD technology the pco.ultraviolet provides highest sensitivity in the UV range of the spectrum and a dynamic range of 14 Bit. Exposure times can be adjusted from micro seconds up to one minute by software. This ultra-compact camera system is perfectly suited for all kinds of scientific and industrial imaging applications to which UV detection is an essential requirement. These include, inter alia, semiconductor mask inspection, discharge processes in high-voltage technology and combustion analysis.

                      • quantum efficiency up to 40 % @ 193 nm
                      • ultra compact design
                      • dimensions: 80 x 50 x 50 mm
                      • 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
                      • USB 2.0  
                    • 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
                      • dimensions: 72 x 39 x 47 mm
                      • readout noise typ. 6 e- rms
                      • 14 bit dynamic range
                      • high resolution 1392 x 1040 pixel
                      • superior quantum efficiency up to 62%
                      • exposure times from 1 µs - 60 s
                      • temperature compensated
                      • USB 2.0
                    • 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 thermoelectric 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 camera applications like fluorescence imaging and microscopy.

                      • 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, 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 into the camera itself, it enables unmatched fast image recording with 160 MB/s. The system features thermoelectric 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 camera and piv camera applications. 

                      • 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, 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 thermoelectric 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 cameraapplications, like microscopyaerial photography or quality control.

                      • 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, 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

                          The pco.dicam pro provides shutter durations as short as 3 ns with a broad spectral range from UV to NIR. The optical coupling of the sensors to the image intensifier results in an excellent signal-to-noise ratio. The standard fiber optic cable interface transmits data reliably over several hundred meters distance.

                          • fast shutter down to 3 ns
                          • spectral sensitivity from UV to NIR
                          • high resolution 25mm MCP-image intensifier
                          • selectable photocathode materials: GaAsP, GaAs, S20, S25
                          • 16 bit dynamic range
                          • quantum efficiency up to 50%
                          • excellent sensitivity of the system allows single photon detection
                        • hsfc pro

                        • gateable MCP image intensifier for ultra short exposure times

                          The optical input of this camera system comprised of an optical beam splitterfast switchable 25 mm MPC image intensifiers and high resolution CCD sensors. Each module has a 12 bit dynamic range offering an excellent signal-to-noise-ratio and the ability of single photon detection. Four proprietary high speed serial fiber optic data links connect the system to the computer. The high-precision triggering with a latency of 45 ms can be performed by light or electrical input. To optimally cover the spectral range between 200 and 900 nm, four different photocathode materials are available.

                          • 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