HIGH SPEED INFRARED CAMERAS (1 – 5 MICRONS)

TACHYON 16K +

High speed (>4,000 fps) uncooled Medium Wave Infrared (MWIR) Cameras for controlling and monitoring industrial processes.

Allows to implement artificial inteligence (AI) and algorithms to develop custom solutions.

Focus to improve quality and increase productivity in many industrial processes at affordable and competitive prices.

TACKYON 16k+ specifications

Industries

  • Additive Manufacturing ( PBF, LMD, WAAM,………)
  • Automotive industry
  • Home appliance manufacturing
  • Metallurgy and steel industry
  • Petrochemical industry
  • Glass manufacturing industry
Smart factory industry 4.0

Suitable Applications

TACKYON Front and Rear view
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MAIN SPECIFICATIONS
DETECTOR TYPEVPD PbSe FPA with digital interface, uncooled operation
ARRAY FORMAT128×128 (16384 pixels)
PIXEL SIZE50 um x 50 um (square format)
SPECTRAL RANGEMWIR, 1.0 µm to 5.0 µm
PEAK WAVELENGTH OF DETECTION3.7 microns
INTEGRATION TIME10 – 1000 µs, selectable
RAW DATA COMMUNICATION14 bit
INTERFACES– GigE VISION 2.0 (GenICam compatible) with PoE
– Multipurpose DI/DO connector (trigger IN/OUT) (cable sold separately)
MAXIMUM FRAME RATE4000 fps (TACHYON 16k CAMERA PLUS) (see table)
ROIROI windowing function (see table for full description of possible modes)
MECHANICAL SHUTTERMechanical shutter for 1-pt offset correction
START-UP TIME< 10 seconds
POWER SUPPLYPoE, 8 W (non-PoE operation requires 12 VDC)
Metal housing with rear connectors and tripod screw holes (M3 and M4)
DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT (W/O OPTICS)66 (L) x 62 (W) x 62 (H) (mm), 400 grams
OPTICS (STANDARD OPTION)f=35 mm, F#1.1, FoV 10.5º x 10.5º, AR Coating (1 – 5 µm)
Manual focus with CS-mount interface
SOFTWARE INCLUDED– NIT SOFTWARE SUITE (Acquisition and visualization SW)
– SDK available for custom software programming
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF DETECTION100 ºC
INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONSMachine vision, additive manufacturing, industrial process
monitoring, gas detection, spectroscopy, glass manufacturing quality assurance
RECOGNITION RANGE83 m / 190 m
DIFFERENCES BETWEEN TACHYON 16K AND TACHYON 16K PLUS
TACHYON 16KTACHYON 16K PLUS
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MAXIMUM FRAME RATE2000 frames per second
@ 128 x 128
4000 frames per second @ 128 x 128
Allows higher frame rates using embedded
ROI windowing functions
ACQUISITION MODE128 x 128: Interlaces acquisition
64 x 64, 32 x 32, 1 x 128:
Global shutter acquisition
All modes: Global shutter acquisition
WINDOWING MODES128×128
64×64 (center of FPA)
32×32 (center of FPA)
1×128 (center of FPA)
Window position and dimensions:
configurable via SW
NUC CORRECTION TABLESSoftware correctionHardware correction
(4 preconfigured tables)
DATA TRANSMISSION MODESRAW data, 14 bitSelectable:
– RAW data, 14 bit
– NUC corrected, 16 bit
– High-speed mode RAW/NUC: 12 bit