FLIR TAU VIS-SWIR Shortwave Infrared (SWIR) Camera

FLIR TAU VIS-SWIR Shortwave Infrared (SWIR) Camera

FLIR TAU VIS-SWIR Shortwave Infrared (SWIR) Camera

Highlights:

  • High resolution InGaAs 640x512/15µm FPA
  • Spectral range: 0.6 – 1.7 μm (Vis-SWIR)
  • 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
$16,990.00
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Tau-Vis-SWIR

Tau™ VIS-SWIR

SHORTWAVE INFRARED CAMERA CORE

FLIR Tau® VIS-SWIR with a broadened spectral range 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 VIS-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

TAU VIS-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.

TAU VIS-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.

TAU VIS-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.


TAU VIS-SWIR - Silicone Injection Example

TAU VIS-SWIR - Agricultural Imaging Example

OVERVIEW  
 FLIR Tau Vis-SWIRFLIR 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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