Apogee Alta F6 Cooled Monochrome CCD Camera

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Apogee Alta F6 Cooled Monochrome CCD Camera

The Alta F6 has a 1.0 megapixel full frame sensor. It has two output amplifiers enabling it to be configured in either a Low Noise, or a High Dynamic Range version depending on the application. High quantum efficiency and large pixels maximise sensitivity making the Apogee Alta F6 an exceptional performer 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

1.0 Megapixel sensor with large 24 micron pixels deliver a large field of view with high resolution. The KAF-1001 offers QE greater than 70% 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 10.9 e- (low noise version) or 14.4 e- (High Dnymaic Range version) RMS @0.79 Mhz. This gives you a Maximum dynamic rages of 79.4 db or 13.2 stops with the low noise model and 91.3 db or 15.2 stops with high dynamic range model.

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 F6 Low Noise 1.0 Megapixel Full frame CCD camera
Grade 2 sensor and 43 mm Shutter
Apogee Alta F6 High Dynamic Range 1.0 Megapixel Full frame CCD
camera. Grade 2 sensor and 43 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 Focus26 mm
Camera ConnectionFemale 2"—24 TPI
Color or MonoMonochrome
Delta T45C
Dynamic Range13.2 Stops
Dynamic Range15.2 Stops
Full Rez Frame Rate5.26fps
Full Well100ke
Full Well530ke
Mega Pixels1 mp
Mega Pixels2.8 mp
MP2 to 4 MP
Peak QE72%
Pixel Array1024 x 1024
Pixel Size24 microns
Read Noise10.9e
Read Noise14.4e
Sensor Diagonal34.8 mm
Sensor TypeCCD
Weight3.1 lbs