• TACHYON 16k CAMERA & TACHYON 16k CAMERA PLUS

    Uncooled MWIR 128×128 pixels infrared camera with high-speed frame rates (4,000 fps max)

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Uncooled MWIR 128×128 pixels infrared camera with high-speed frame rates  (4,000 fps max)

Maximum added value and afordability to ensure a full integration in the INDUSTRY 4.0 applications

Configurable ROI windowing
(allows faster frame rates)

Multiple industrial applications: Machine Vision, AM/laser process monitoring, gas detection, QA

Common specifications

IR detectorVPD PbSe FPA with digital bus and uncooled operation
FPA format128×128 pixels (16384 total)
Pixel size50 um (square format)
Spectral rangeMWIR (1.0 a 5.0 microns)
Peak wavelength of detection3.7 microns
Minimum temperature of detection100 ºC
Data communication14 bit
Communication interfaceGigE VISION 2.0 with PoE
TriggerIn / Out (through expansion port)
Note: I/O Expansion port cable available as additional accessory
Frame rateTACHYON 16k CAMERA: 2000 images per second (max @128×128), interlaced
TACHYON 16k CAMERA PLUS: 4000 images per second (max @128×128), snapshot
The acquisition frame rate is dependent on the configuration used
Allows higher frame rates using embedded ROI windowing functions
Starting timeLess than 10 seconds
Power8 W (PoE injector with power supply included)
External housingMetallic, with optical interface CS-mount, rear connectors and tripod screw
OpticsSilicon lens with AR coating (3 – 5 um), f=35 mm, F#1.1, FoV: 10.5ºx10.5º, manual focus. CS-mount, exchangeable (standard option)
Ask for additional lens options
Dimensions (no lens, mm), weight66 x 62 x 62
400 grams
SoftwareNIT SOFTWARE SUITE (Acquisition and visualization)
Other informationMechanical shutter for 1-pt offset correction
Camera compatible with GenICam standard
Image windowing
The system includesTACHYON 16k CAMERA with optics f=35 mm (standard option)
1x Cable Ethernet Cat6e
1x PoE Injector (power supply)
Software suite

Additional accessories (please contact us for availability information)Cable Ethernet Cat6e GigE Vision with lock-in screws
Cable I/O Expansion Port
External waterblock for housing cooling
Cooled housing (water, air)

Differences between models

TACHYON 16k CAMERATACHYON 16k CAMERA PLUS
Maximum frame rate2000 images per second @ 128×128
Allows higher frame rates using embedded ROI windowing functions
4000 images per second @ 128×128
Allows higher frame rates using embedded ROI windowing functions
Windowing modes128×128
64×64 (center of FPA)
32×32 (center of FPA)
1×128 (center of FPA)
Size and position of the ROI: configurable via SW
Acquisition mode128×128: Interlaced mode
64×64, 32×32, 1×128: Snapshot acquisition
All modes: Snapshot acquisition
NUC correction tablesSoftware correctionHardware correction (4 tables stored)
Data transmission modesRAW data, 14 bitSelectable:
– RAW data, 14 bit
– NUC corrected, 16 bit
– High-speed mode RAW/NUC: 12 bit

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