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QSI 632 3.2mp Kodak full-frame CCD [QSI-632]

QSI-632
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QSI- The QSI 632 model camera employs an 3.2mp Kodak full-frame CCD image sensor with microlens technology. With the highest quantum efficiency available, lowest noise, wide dynamic range, dual read rates, and internal 5 or 8-position color filter wheels the QSI 632 is ideally suited to a broad range of demanding scientific, medical, astronomical, and industrial imaging applications.
The compact design of the QSI 600 Series allows the 632 to set a new benchmark for cost and size in a high performance, full-featured scientific CCD camera. With optional features and upgradeability, the QSI 632 can be tailored to fit your needs today and in the future.
The 632 camera system is supported by industry leading image acquisition software plus a full camera control API is available for creating custom Windows or Linux applications.


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About QSI 632 3.2mp Kodak full-frame CCD [QSI-632]

QSI- The QSI 632 model camera employs an 3.2mp Kodak full-frame CCD image sensor with microlens technology. With the highest quantum efficiency available, lowest noise, wide dynamic range, dual read rates, and internal 5 or 8-position color filter wheels the QSI 632 is ideally suited to a broad range of demanding scientific, medical, astronomical, and industrial imaging applications.

The compact design of the QSI 600 Series allows the 632 to set a new benchmark for cost and size in a high performance, full-featured scientific CCD camera. With optional features and upgradeability, the QSI 632 can be tailored to fit your needs today and in the future.

The 632 camera system is supported by industry leading image acquisition software plus a full camera control API is available for creating custom Windows or Linux applications.

Model 632 CCD Image Sensor Specifications   
Feature Standard Optional
CCD Manufacturer & Model Kodak KAF-3200ME Kodak KAF-3200E
CCD Architecture Full Frame Full Frame
     Blue Enhanced Yes Yes
     Microlens Yes No
     Anti-blooming No No
Imager Size: (WxH) 14.85mm x 10.26mm 14.85mm x 10.26mm
Pixel Array (WxH): 2254×1510 total pixels,
2184×1472 active (visible)
2254×1510 total pixels,
2184×1472 active (visible)
Pixel Size: 6.8µm x 6.8µm 6.8µm x 6.8µm
  Typical Values
Pixel Full Well Depth 55,000 electrons 55,000 electrons
Absolute Quantum Efficiency Peak: 82%
400nm: 55%
Peak: 65%
400nm: 30%
Pixel Dark Current <0.5 electron per second at 0°C
<0.05 electron per second at -25°C
Dark Current Doubling 6° C 6° C
Intrinsic Read Noise 7 electrons RMS 7 electrons RMS
Dynamic Range 77db 77db
Charge Transfer Efficiency >0.99999 >0.99999
get_adobe_reader.gif Manufacturer’s CCD Imager Specifications
KAF-3200E/ME (PDF)

Model 632 Camera Specifications  (See additional 632wsg(-8) specifications below)

Feature Model 632s Model 632ws(-8)
 
CCD Image Sensor KAF-3200ME
Electronic Shutter Mechanical, exposure range: 0.03 seconds to 240 minutes
Mechanical Shutter Yes Yes
Internal Color Filter Wheel No ws    – 5-Position CFW
ws-8 – 8-position CFW
Holds 1.25″ or opt. 31mm filters
 
Camera Body Configuration Medium
Enclosure
  Full
Enclosure
 
Dimensions W4.45” x H4.45” x D2.00”
(add 0.225″ for T-Mount)
5-pos, W4.45” x H4.45” x D2.50”
8-pos, W5.86” x H5.56” x D2.50”
(add 0.225″ for T-Mount)
Weight, without Nosepiece 34 oz.  /  950g 5-pos, 40 oz.  /  1130g
8-pos, 51 oz.  /  1450g
Optical Back Focus
(w/o Filters in path)
0.90″ w/ T-mount adapter
0.68″ w/ C-mount adapter
0.68″ w/ no adapter
1.40″ w/ T-mount adapter
1.18″ w/ C-mount adapter
1.18″ w/ no adapter
 
Thermoelectric CCD Cooling Temperature regulation +/- 0.1°C, @ 0°C  to -40°C CCD temperature
In free air,
Fans @ Full Speed
Typically 45°C below ambient air temperature with 85% cooling power
With Opt Liquid Cooling – Fans Off Typically 52°C below circulating liquid with 85% cooling power
(adds 0.75″ to camera depth)
Cooling Fan Control Intelligent, user configurable
 
Read Rate User Selectable High Quality mode at 800KHz, High Speed mode at 8MHz
Camera Gain User Selectable High Gain 0.9 e-/ADU (default), Low Gain 2.0 e-/ADU
Digital Resolution 16 bits (both High Quality and High Speed mode)
Total System Read Noise Typically <7 electrons RMS (CCD specification limited) in High Quality mode
Typically <16 electrons RMS (CCD specification limited) in High Speed mode
Pixel Dark Current 0.5 electron per second at 0°C
0.05 electron per second at -25°C
Full Image Read and Download Time Typically <5 second (host computer dependent) in High Quality Mode (800KHz)
Typically ~0.5 second (host computer dependent) in High Speed Mode (8MHz)
Image download times will be reduced with binning and/or subframe (ROI)
Binning Modes Symmetrical and Asymmetrical binning up to 9 pixels horizonally or vertically
 
Status and Notification User configurable multi-color LED status indicator and multifunction
audible beeper. Over-temperature and high/low voltage alarms.
Power Consumption 12v, 2A (24 watts) at max cooling, max fans and filter moving
(25 AC watts max with included 90-240V AC power supply)
Operating Environment Temperature: -20°C to 30°C, Humidity: 10% to 90% non-condensing
Computer Connectivity USB 2.0 High Speed (USB 1.1 compatible)
Other Ports Optically isolated 4 channel control port for telescope guiding
or input/output shutter trigger (See API Reference Manual for details)
 
T Mounting Adapter Standard – T-Thread, 42mm x .75mm pitch
C Mounting Adapter
(1″ x 32TPI)
(Not recommeded for 540i)
Optional, C-Mount (Type II) lens focus compatible
(17.5mm backfocus)
Optional, for non-lens adapters and accessories
(standard C-Mount lens does not reach focus at infinity)
Nosepiece Standard, T-Adapter to 2″ nosepiece
Optional, T-Adapter  to 1.25″ nosepiece

Additional Model 632wsg(-8) Camera Specifications 

Feature QSI 600 Series wsg(-8)
 
Camera Body Configuration Integrated Guider Port
Enclosure
 
Dimensions 5-pos wsg,    W4.45” x H5.0” x D3.08”
8-pos wsg-8, W5.86” x H6.1” x D3.08”
(add 0.225″ for T-Mount, 0.35″ for 2.156″ thread mount)
Weight, without Nosepiece 5-pos, 46 oz.  /  1300g
8-pos, 56 oz.  /  1600g
Optical Back Focus
(without Filters in path)
2.10″ (53.3mm) with 2.156″ thread adapter (optional)
1.98″ (50.2mm) with T mounting adapter
1.75″ (44.5mm) w/o mounting adapter
 
Guide Camera Attachment T-mount (42mm x 0.75mm) w/built-in manual rotator
C-mount (1″ x 32 tpi) w/built-in manual rotator
Guide Camera Optical Focal Depth 12.5mm +/- 1.5mm (0.49″ +/- 0.06″)
 
Face Plate Adapter Standard adapter – T-mount (2.156″ x 24tpi adapter available)
Nosepiece Standard T-mount to 2″ nosepiece.
Optional 2″ nosepiece for 2.156 adapter


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