LINE CAMERAS using photo-diode-arrays
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Digital output Linear Photo Diode array Cameras

This camera series use silicon photodiode array linescan detectors. They have high sensitivity with low noise. They are complete and only require connecting to a standard PC interface, USB, RS232 or parallel port. Also available with cooling for long integration periods.

  • Applications:
  • Spectroscopy
  • Laser beam Diagnostics
  • Beam positioning
Number of Pixels 256, 512, 1024 & 2048
Pixels spacing  25Ám or 50Ám
Pixel height 0.5mm 2.5mm
Wavelength range 190nm - 1100nm
Digital resolution 16 bit or 12 bit
Data storage  0.5Mbyte or 1Mbyte 
Data storage (maximum number of scans 0.5Mbyte) 1024 (256 pixel) or 256 (1024 pixel)
Integration period (minimum)   16 bit    12 bit 256  pixels   4 ms             0.5ms. 512  pixels   8 ms             1.0ms. 1024 pixels 16ms              2.0ms.
Maximum integration period (programable) 4.5 minutes Limited by dark current
Computer interface USB                       12MBit/sec       RS232                    9.6 - 115kbaud Parallel printer port   2Mbyte/sec 

[Description of the Camera Electronics]

[Description driver software]

Photodiode array data sheet (pdf)