CCD type: Sony ICX674ALG (mono) EXview CCD with ultra low dark current and vertical anti-blooming.
CCD Full resolution pixel data: Pixel size: 4.54uM x 4.54uM, Image format: 1940 x 1460 pixels
CCD Image area: 8.81mm (Horizontal) x 6.63mm (Vertical).
CCD quality: Grade 1 or better – No bad columns, no dead pixels, no more than 50 ‘hot’ pixels (saturated in <10 seconds).
Spectral Response: QE max at 580nM (~77%), 50% roll-off at 360nM and 770nM.
Readout Noise: Typically only 3.5 electrons RMS
Full-well capacity: Greater than 17,000 e- (unbinned)
Anti-blooming: Overload margin greater than 800x.
Dark current: Less than 0.003 electrons/second @ – 10C CCD temperature.
Data format: 16 bits.
System gain: 0.3 electrons per ADU
Computer Interface: Built-in USB 2.0 compatible interface.
Image download time: Typically 2 seconds at full resolution.
Power requirements: 115VAC / 240VAC @ 12VA, or 12VDC @ 900mA max.
Cooling system: Regulated set-point cooling supply with thermoelectric cooler to give a minimum CCD temperature of approximately -40C below ambient.
Size: 75 x 70mm black anodised aluminium barrel with 42mm ‘T2’ thread at the CCD window end & input/output plugs at rear. CCD alignment screws are provided for setting the chip parallel to the focal plane.