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APOGEE U230 2048 x 2048 15μ USB CAMERA, CLASS 1, D07F-MG63S-U00230-MB1A

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Manuf. No. Apogee D07F-MG63S-U00230-MB1A

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Apogee High Performance Cooled CCD Camera SysteHigh System, U230 2048x2048 15μ USB CAMERA, CLASS 1, D07F-MG63S-U00230-MB1A

The Alta U230 uses a very large format 4-megapixel back-illuminated sensor, ideal for applications requiring large field of view, such as sky surveys and radiology.

  • 2048 x 2048 array, 15 x 15 micron pixels
  • 16-bit digitization at 700 kHz; 12 bits at 2 MHz
  • 32 Mbyte camera memory
  • USB 2.0 interface: no plug in cards or external controllers
  • Programmable, intelligent cooling to 40 degree C below ambient (D07 housing) / 60 degree C below ambient (D09 housing)
  • Binning up to 8 Horizontal x 2048 Vertical
  • Subarray readout and fast sequencing modes
  • Programmable fan speed for low / zero vibration
  • Two serial port outputs for control of peripheral devices
  • General purpose programmable I/O port
  • External triggering and strobe controls
  • ActiveX drivers and MaxIm DL/CCD software included with every system
  • Field upgradeable fi rmware
  • Fused silica windows
  • Runs from single 12V supply with input voltage monitor
  • Compact enclosure
  • Programmable status indicators
MaxIm DL/CCD and CCDSoft software packages are offered at special prices when purchased at the same time as a camera system.

CCD Specifications

  • CCD: e2v CCD230-42
  • Array Size (pixels): 2048 x 2048
  • Pixel Size: 15 x 15 microns
  • Imaging Area: 30.7 x 30.7 mm (944 mm2)
  • Imaging Diagonal: 43.4 mm
  • Video Imager Size: 2.7"
  • Linear Full Well (typical): 150K electrons
  • Dynamic Range: 85 dB
  • QE at 400 nm: 55%
  • Peak QE (720 nm): 96%
Camera System Performance
  • PC Interface: USB 2.0
  • Max. Cable Length: 5 meters between hubs; 5 hubs maximum (max. total of 30m)
  • Digital Resolution: 16 bits at 700 kHz; 12 bits at 2 MHz.
  • System Noise (typical): 12 e- RMS (preliminary)
  • Pixel Binning: 1x1 to 8 x 2048 on-chip
  • Exposure Time: 30 milliseconds to 183 minutes (2.56 microsecond increments)
  • Image Sequencing: 1 to 65535 image sequences under software control
  • Frame Sizes: Full frame, subframe, focus mode
  • Cooling (typical): Thermoelectric cooler with forced air. Maximum cooling 40ýC below ambient temperature (60 degree C below ambient with High Cooling D09 housing)
  • Dark Current (typical): 0.4 e-/pixel/sec (-20ýC). 0.04 eps for High Cooling D09 housing.
  • Temperature Stability: +/- 0.1 degree C
  • Camera Head: D07. Aluminum, hard blue anodized. 7" x 7" x 2.55" (17.8 x 17.8 x 6.48 cm) Optional High Cooling housing: D09. 7" x 7" x 3.25" (17.8 x 17.8 x 8.9 cm) Weight: 4.2 lb. (1.9 kg)
  • Mounting: 5,125" bolt circle. Optional Nikon F-mount or Canon FD mount.
  • Back Focal Distance: 1.025" (2.60cm). Optional low profile housing D11 (no shutter): 0.61" ( 1.56 cm) Optional D09: 1.40" (3.56 cm) [optical]
  • Operating Environment: -22 degree to 27 degree C. Relative humidity: 10 to 90% non-condensing.
  • Cable Length: Standard: 15 ft (4.5m)
  • Power: 40W maximum power with shutter open and cooling maximum. AC/DC "brick" supply with int'l AC input plug (100-240V, 50-60 Hz). Alternate 12V input from user's source.
  • Shutter: Melles Griot 63mm (D07 and D09). D11 Low profile: no shutter.
  • Remote Triggering: LVTTL input allows exposure to start within 25 microseconds of rising edge of trigger

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