Apogee Alta F2 Cooled Monochrome CCD Camera

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Apogee Alta F2 Cooled Monochrome CCD Camera

The Alta F2 has a 1.6 megapixel full frame sensor with very high quantum efficiency and high dynamic range when compared to interline CCDs. Low noise and large field-of-view make the Alta F2 a versatile performer suitable for OEMs, biological sciences, spectroscopy, and astronomy.

Cooling down to 50°C below ambient

Ideal for detection of weak chemiluminescence or astronomy images, enabling long exposure acquisitions with optimized signal to noise ratio

Apogee Alta Cooler

On Semiconductor KAF-1603

High Resolution Sensor

1.6 Megapixel sensor with 9 micron pixels deliver a large field of view with high resolution. The KAF-0402 offers QE greater than 80% and a linearity better than 99%! Making it perfect for wide field, high-res, scientific imaging or Astrophotography

16-Bit digitization

High photometric accuracy and low read noise performace of 8.5 e- (RMS @0.8 Mhz). This give you a Maximum dynamic rages of 82 db or 13.6 stops.

Apogee Alta with 63mm Shutter

How To customize The Apogee Atlta F32

Step 1: Select Your Camera Type

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Description Part Code
Apogee Alta F2 1.6 Megapixel Full frame CCD camera
Grade S sensor and 25 mm Shutter

Step 2: Be sure to pick up adapter & Accessories You Need

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Adapters & Accesories

A wide range of mounting adapters and accessory options are available for the Alta. Please refer to the links below for further information on filters and adapters.

Filter Wheels & Filters

There are Three Filter wheeled available from Apogee: AFW50-7S, AFW50-10S, and AFW50-9R. Also OPT offers a comprehensive selection professional 50 mm Square and 50mm Round filters.

Lens Adapters and flanges

Select the required camera mounting option for the device you whish to connect to, Apogee Adapters offers a range of lens, telescope, slip-fit, and faceplate adapters.

Step 3: Get The Correct Drivers You'll need

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Description Source
Windows SDK for apogee andor.com/downloads
Ascom Camera and filter Wheel Driver andor.com/downloads
Linux Driver andor.com/downloads
μManager micro-manager.org/download

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ADC16 bit
Back Focus17.5 mm
Camera ConnectionFemale C/CS—Mount (1"—32 TPI)
Color or MonoMonochrome
Delta T50C
Dynamic Range13.7 Stops
Full Rez Frame Rate2.5fps
Full Well107ke
Mega Pixels1.6 mp
MPLess than 2 MP
Peak QE82%
Pixel Array1536 x 1024
Pixel Size9 microns
PS7 to 9 Microns
Read Noise8.5e
Sensor Diagonal16.6 mm
Sensor TypeCCD
SensorOn KAF 1603
SensorOn Semi KAF 0402
Weight3.1 lbs