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
  • Consumer Grade <60mK NEDT SKU: 43-ICA $14,990.00
  • Professional Grade <50mK NEDT SKU: 43-IPA $15,990.00
  • Industrial Grade <40mK NEDT SKU: 43-IIA $18,190.00
  • $14,990.00
    SKU
    43-ICA
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    Tau™ SWIR

    SHORTWAVE INFRARED CAMERA CORE

    FLIR Tau® SWIR and broadened spectral range Tau Vis-SWIR provides outstanding short-wave 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 the FLIR high resolution 640×512 ISC1202 Indium Gallium Arsenide (InGaAs) 15-micron pitch focal plane array (FPA) and includes several advanced camera controls features.


    High Performance SWIR Camera Core for OEMs

    SWIR - Haze Penetration Example

    MARKET LEADING FEATURES

    With a high resolution InGaAs 640×512/15µm FPA and on-chip correlated double sampling (CDS) for noise reduction Tau SWIR can meet any mission requirements.

    SWIR - Haze Penetration Example

    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.

    SWIR - Hidden Layers Example

    TECHNICAL PERFORMANCE

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


    SWIR - Silicone Injection Example

    SWIR - Agricultural Imaging Example

    OVERVIEW    
      FLIR Tau Vis-SWIR FLIR Tau SWIR
    Detector Type Indium Gallium Arsenide (InGaAs) Indium Gallium Arsenide (InGaAs)
    Pixel Pitch 15 µm 15 µm
    Precision Mounting Holes M2 × 0.4 on 4 sides, 2 per side M2 × 0.4 on 4 sides, 2 per side
    Size 38 x 38 x 36 mm (w/o optics) 38 x 38 x 36 mm (w/o optics)
    Spectral Range 0.6 – 1.7 µm (Vis-SWIR) 0.9 – 1.7 µm (SWIR)
    CONNECTIONS & COMMUNICATIONS
    Discrete I/O Controls Available Yes Yes
    External Sync Input/Output Yes Yes
    Primary Camera - TEC 50-pin Hirose/2-pin Molex 50-pin Hirose/2-pin Molex
    RS-232 Compatible Communication 57,600 & 921,600 baud 57,600 & 921,600 baud
    Settable Splash Screens Yes Yes
    User Configurability via SDK & GUI Yes Yes
    ELECTRICAL & MECHANICAL
    ESD Protection Built-In Built-In
    ENVIRONMENTAL & APPROVALS
    Humidity 5 – 95% non-condensing 5 – 95% non-condensing
    Operational Altitude +12 km +12 km
    Shock 500g @ 0.8 msec 500g @ 0.8 msec
    Vibration 4.3g three axis 4.3g three axis
    IMAGING & OPTICAL
    Active Area 9.6 × 7.68 mm 9.6 × 7.68 mm
    Array format 640 x 512 640 x 512
    Digital Detail Enhancement Yes Yes
    Digital Zoom Yes Yes
    Full Frame Rate NTSC: 60 Hz (120 Hz in zoom mode)
    PAL: 50 Hz (100 Hz in zoom mode)
    NTSC: 60 Hz (120 Hz in zoom mode)
    PAL: 50 Hz (100 Hz in zoom mode)
    Image Optimization Yes Yes
    Invert/Revert Yes Yes
    Lens Mount C-mount C-mount
    NTSC/PAL (field switchable) Yes Yes
    Operability > 99.5% (Industrial Spec);
    > 99.0% (Professional Spec);
    > 98.0% (Consumer Spec)
    > 99.5% (Industrial Spec);
    > 99.0% (Professional Spec);
    > 98.0% (Consumer Spec)
    Optical Fill Factor 100% 100%
    Polarity Control [black hot & white hot] Yes Yes
    Quantum Efficiency 1 - 1.5µm:
    > 80% (Industrial Spec),
    > 60% (Professional & Consumer Spec)
    1 - 1.5µm:
    > 65% (Industrial Spec),
    > 60% (Professional & Consumer Spec)
    Sensor Technology Shortwave Infrared (SWIR) Camera Core Shortwave Infrared (SWIR) Camera Core
    Symbology Yes Yes
    Time to Image <7 sec <7 sec
    POWER
    Input Supply Voltage 4.9 – 5.5 VDC 4.9 – 5.5 VDC
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