Apogee Atla F16000 Cooled Monochrome CCD Camera

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Apogee Atla F16000 Cooled Monochrome CCD Camera

The Alta F16000 has a 15.8 megapixel interline transfer sensor with a high quantum efficiency. Cooling down to 45°C below ambient results in a low dark current contribution. With its very large field of view, low noise performance and small pixels, the Alta F16000 is an ideal solution for many OEM applications, biological and physical sciences.

Cooling down to 45°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 KAI-1600

High Resolution Sensor

15.8 Megapixel sensor with 7.4 micron pixels delivers an exceptionally large field of view with high resolution. The KAI-16000 offers QE greater thatn 45% between 420-510nm 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 7 e- (RMS @0.94 Mhz). This produces a Maximum dynamic rages of 73.2db or 12.1 stops.

Apogee Alta with 63mm Shutter

How To customize The Apogee Atlta F1600

Step 1: Select Your Camera Type

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Description Part Code
Apogee Alta F16000 15.8 Megapixel Interline CCD camera
Grade 2 sensor and 63 mm shutter.
Apogee Alta F16000 15.8 Megapixel Interline CCD camera
Grade 2 sensor. Without 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 Focus25.6 mm
Color or MonoMonochrome
Delta T45C
Dynamic Range12.1 Stops
Full Well30ke
Max Frame Rate5.18fps
Mega Pixels15.8 mp
MP13 to 20 MP
Peak QE45%
Pixel Array4872 x 3248
Pixel Size7.4 microns
PS7 to 9 Microns
Read Noise7e
Sensor Diagonal43.3 mm
Sensor TypeCCD
SensorOn Semi KAI 16000
Weight4.2 lbs