High Speed Cameras

pco.dimax S

This high speed 12 bit CMOS camera system, pco.dimax S, comprises advanced CMOS and electronics technology. With its sensitive 12 bit dynamic it enables remarkable fast image rates of 1279 frames per second (fps) at full resolution of 2016 x 2016 pixel. The system features also a variety of trigger options to cover all offboard applications that have been required by the automotive industry. The image data are transferred via GigE or USB2.0 (camera link optional) camera?interfaces. The pco.dimax has a smart battery control, which allows a full operation for 1 h and a data backup for 6 h. The available exposure times range from 1.5 •žs to 40 ms. This digital CMOS camera system is perfectly suited for high speed camera applications such as material testing, offboard crash or impact tests or super slow motion movie clips..

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  unit setpoint pco.dimax HD / HD+
(hor x ver)
pixel   2016 x 2016
pixel size
(hor x ver)
µm2   11.0 x 11.0
peak quantum efficiency % @ 600 nm typical 50
dynamic range A/D bit   12
readout noise e- rms   < 20
imaging frequency, frame rate fps @full frame
@1008 x 1000
exposure time s   1.5µs..40ms
region of interest (ROI) steps of   48 x 2
optical input     Nikon F-mount
data interface     GigE Vision, USB2.0 (camera link opt.)

Areas of Application
  • high speed particle image velocimetry (PIV)
  • short time physics
  • spray analysis
  • hyper velocity impact studies
  • automobile crash tests
  • material testing
  • tensile tests
  • airbag inflation
  • fast flow visualization
  • spray imaging
  • hydrodynamics
  • fuel injection
  • sparks in electronical switches
  • combustions imaging
  • semiconductor quality control
  • fast events in nature and machine
  • super slow motion movie clips
  • ballistics

    pco.dimax S data sheet (.pdf)

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