Apogee Atla F8300 Cooled Monochrome CCD Camera

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Apogee Atla F8300 Cooled Monochrome CCD Camera

The Alta F8300 uses a medium format 8.3 megapixel sensor, ideal for applications requiring a large field of view with a smaller pixel size. Anti-blooming structures to prevent image corruption under high light conditions. Cooling down to 50°C below ambient results in a low dark current contribution.

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-16801

High Resolution Sensor

8.3 Megapixel sensor with 5.4 micron pixels delivers a large field of view with high resolution. The KAF-8300 offers QE greater than 59% 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 9.9 e- (RMS @0.83 Mhz). This give you a Maximum dynamic rages of 75.3 db or 12.6 stops.

Apogee Alta with 63mm Shutter

How To customize The Apogee Atlta F8300

Step 1: Select Your Camera Type

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Description Part Code
Apogee Alta F8300 8.3 Megapixel Full frame Mono CCD camera
Grade S 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 Focus2.56 mm
Camera ConnectionFemale 2"—24 TPI
Color or MonoMonochrome
Delta T45C
Dynamic Range12 Stops
Full Well40ke
Mega Pixels8.3 mp
MP5 to 8 MP
Peak QE60%
Pixel Array3326 x 2504
Pixel Size5.4 microns
PS4 to 6 Microns
Read Noise9.9e
Sensor Diagonal22.5 mm
Sensor TypeCCD
SensorOn Semi KAF 8300
Weight3.1 lbs