FLIR TAU SWIR Shortwave Infrared (SWIR) Camera

FLIR TAU SWIR Shortwave Infrared (SWIR) Camera

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FLIR TAU SWIR Shortwave Infrared (SWIR) Camera

Highlights:

  • High resolution InGaAs 640x512/15µm FPA
  • Spectral range: 0.9 – 1.7 μm
  • On-chip correlated double sampling (CDS) for noise reduction
  • Anti-blooming snapshot integration
  • 14-bit CMOS digital video and NTSC/PAL analog video
  • Three gain state operating mode for low light applications
  • 38 mm x 38 mm x 36 mm
  • <81 grams
  • <3.2 Watts power (at room temperature)
  • >65% quantum efficiency
  • Auto Exposure control
  • Full suite of FLIR’s advanced image processing modes
  • 60 frames per second (60 Hz), 120 Hz in zoom mode
$14,990.00
SKU
43-ICA

High Performance SWIR Camera Core for OEMs

Tau SWIR provides outstanding shortwave infrared image quality and performance over a wide range of imaging and light level conditions. It is the ideal OEM SWIR imaging module for applications like hyperspectral instrumentation, silicon inspection, electro-optical payloads, art restoration, and portable imaging.

The Tau SWIR camera incorporates FLIR’s high resolution 640×512 ISC1202 Indium Gallium Arsenide (InGaAs) 15-micron pitch focal plane array (FPA) and includes several advanced camera controls features.

MARKET-LEADING FEATURES

  • High resolution InGaAs 640x512/15µm FPA
  • On-chip correlated double sampling (CDS) for noise reduction
  • Anti-blooming snapshot integration
  • 14-bit CMOS digital video and NTSC/PAL analog video
  • Three gain state operating mode for low light applications

SIZE, WEIGHT AND POWER (SWAP) OPTIMIZED

With a compact form factor, light weight (<81 grams), and less than 3.2 W power consumption (at room temperature) Tau SWIR has the SWaP you need.

  • 38 mm x 38 mm x 36 mm

TECHNICAL PERFORMACE

Tau SWIR has greater than 65% quantum efficiency and a full suite of FLIR’s advanced image processing modes.

  • Auto Exposure control
  • Full suite of FLIR’s advanced image processing modes
  • 60 frames per second (60 Hz), 120 Hz in zoom mode

FLIR TAU SWIR Shortwave Infrared (SWIR) Examples

SWIR - Haze Penetration Example

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SWIR - Haze Penetration Example

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SWIR - Hidden Layers Example

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SWIR - Silicone Injection Example

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SWIR - Agricultural Imaging Example

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FLIR TAU SWIR Datasheet
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Imaging
Sensor technology Shortwave Infrared (SWIR) Camera Core
Detector Type Indium Gallium Arsenide (InGaAs)
Array Format 640 x 512
Pixel pitch 15 µm
Operability >99.5% (Industrial grade)
>99.0% (Performance grade)
>98.0% (Commercial grade)
Spectral range 0.9 – 1.7 μm
Active Area 9.6 × 7.68 mm
Quantum Efficiency >65% QE
Optical Fill Factor 100%

Noise Equivalent Irradiance (NEI)
Photons cm-2 s-1

7.12E+11 (Low Gain)
1.78E+9 (High Gain)
7.13E+11 (Low Gain)
1.03E+10 (High Gain)
7.13E+11 (Low Gain)
2.36E+10 (High Gain)
Full Frame Rates NTSC: 60 Hz (120 Hz in zoom mode)
PAL: 50 Hz (100 Hz in zoom mode)
Time to Image <7 sec
Electrical
Input Supply Voltage 4.9 – 5.5 VDC
Total Power Dissipation <3.2 W (22°C)
ESD Protection Built-In
Mechanical
Size 38 x 38 x 36 mm (w/o optics)
Weight <81 grams (w/o optics)
Lens Mount C-mount
Precision Mounting Holes M2 × 0.4 on 4 sides, 2 per side
Image Processing & Display Controls
NTSC/PAL (field switchable) Yes
Image Optimization Yes
Digital Detail Enhancement Yes
Invert/Revert Yes
Polarity Control (black hot/white hot) Yes
Color & Monochrome Palettes (LUTs) Yes
Digital Zoom Yes
Symbology Yes
Interfacing
Primary Camera/TEC 50-pin Hirose/2-pin Molex
RS-232 Compatible Communication 57,600 & 921,600 baud
External Sync Input/Output Yes
Discrete I/O Controls Available Yes
Settable Splash Screens Yes
User Configurability via SDK & GUI Yes
Digital Video
LVDS (8- or 14-bit) Yes
CMOS (8- or 14-bit) Yes
Camera Link Optional expansion module available
Environmental
Operating Temperature Range -40°C to +71°C
Storage Temperature Range -57°C to +80°C
Operational Altitude +12 km
Humidity 5 – 95% non-condensing
Vibration 4.3g three axis
Shock 500g @ 0.8 msec
ROHS, REACH & WEEE Compliant