FLI MicroLine ML11002 Grade 1 Cooled Color CCD Telescope Camera

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FLI MicroLine ML11002 Grade 1 Cooled Color CCD Telescope Camera

This MicroLine ML11002 Grade 1 Cooled Color CCD Camera has no Mechanical Shutter.

About the MicroLine Camera Series: Goodbye Goliath! MicroLine CCD cameras are smaller and lighter-weight than the competition, but outperforms them in key areas such as noise, frame quality, download speeds, bit-depth, and CCD cooling. 

FLI MicroLine CCD cameras feature fast download speeds that simply leave the competition behind. Each component of the FLI MicroLine camera is designed and manufactured for a long life in the most demanding conditions. All major components are CNC machined and you're looking at only the highest quality electrical components and circuit boards with logo, serial number and focal plane indicators laser-etched on the surface - not printed. FLI designed photo-etched stainless-steel shutters are field-serviceable should they ever encounter damage and the sensor is hermetically sealed from dust and moisture.

Small form factor: At 3.7 x 3.7 x 5-inches (HWL), the FLI MicroLine is a small camera with big camera capabilities! The MicroLine improves upon the highly successful FLI MaxCam design in a number of key areas including cooling, download speeds, clear aperture, and sensor capability.

Cooling: The FLI MicroLine's robust cooling design achieves a sustainable cooling performance of 50 to 55-degrees C below ambient. The camera's CCD can be operated at Neg.30-degrees C with typical room temperatures and without the need for water cooling (sold as a separate option, visit the Accessories section for a list of choices) or special cooling sequences. Simply set the MicroLine cooling where you want it and the camera will do the rest - quickly and worry-free.

 The MicroLine has an internal frame buffer, thus allowing an image to be quickly read out and downloaded to the PC. This allows the PC to take the image at whatever speed it is capable of without introducing any artifacts to the image. (Conventional imaging cameras move the image data directly from the image sensor to the USB port, making them susceptible to added artifacts due to PC processing tasks, processor speed, and other PC-related issues.)


When it comes the FLI MicroLine, you get system compatibility and mounting options as well as mechanical shutter, liquid cooling, and Anti-Dew Technology options that will help you trick out your camera the way you want it. This cameras is compatible with all FLI imaging accessories, including the Precision line of Color Filter Wheels and Digital Focusers. MicroLine camera adapters are available for microscope, telescope and machine vision connectivity. Scroll down for a list of available time-of-purchase options for this camera model and sensor combination.

The MicroLine CCD Camera Series Features:

  • Storage temperature range: Neg.50-degrees C to 100-degrees C
  • Operation temperature range: Neg.40-degrees C to 50-degrees C
  • Relative humidity operating range: 95-percent
  • Heavy weight performance in a 2.8-pound package with Liquid and Air Cooled bases
  • RBI Annihilator Standard and AR Coated Windows
  • Video mode with interline sensors and Small Footprint (3.7 x 3.7 x 5-inches)
  • Power requirements: 12V, Reaches operating temperatures in 5 minutes!
  • Ideal for X-ray Applications, Astronomical Imaging, Scientific Imaging, Medical Applications, and Forensic Applications.


About The Kodak KAI-11002 Grade 1 Sensor:  The Kodak KAI-11002 Image Sensor is a high-performance 11-million pixel sensor designed for professional digital still camera applications. The 9.0 micron square pixels with micro-lenses provide high sensitivity and the large full well capacity results in high dynamic range. 

The two high-speed outputs and binning capabilities allow for 1 to 3 frames per second (fps) video rate for the progressively scanned images. The vertical overflow drain structure provides anti-blooming protection and enables electronic shuttering for precise exposure control. Other features include low dark current, negligible lag and low smear.

Kodak KAI-11002 Grade 1 Sensor Features:

  • Total Number of Pixels: 4072 (H) x 2720 (V) = 11.1M
  • Number of Effective Pixels: 4032 (H) x 2688 (V) = 10.8M
  • Number of Active Pixels: 4008 (H) x 2672 (V) = 10.7M
  • Number of Outputs: 1 or 2 - Dynamic Range: 66 dB
  • Pixel Size: 9.0 microns (H) x 9.0 microns (V)
  • Imager Size: 43.3 mm (diagonal)
  • Chip Size: 37.25 mm (H) x 25.70 mm (V)
  • Aspect Ratio: 3:2 - Saturation Signal: 60,000 electrons
  • Quantum Efficiency (KAI-11002-ABA) - Maximum Data Rate: 28 MHz
  • Color (RGB): 34-percent, 37-percent, 42-percent
  • Output Sensitivity - 13 mV/e- Total Noise: 30 electrons
  • Dark Current: less than 50 mV/s Dark Current Doubling Temperature: 7-degrees C
  • Charge Transfer Efficiency: Over 0.99999 - Blooming Suppression: Less than 1000X Smear: Over Neg.80 dB Image Lag: less than 10 electrons
  • Package: 40-pin, CerDIP, 0.070 pin spacing - Cover Glass: AR Coated
  • High resolution - High sensitivity - High dynamic range
  • Low noise architecture - High frame rate
  • Binning capability for higher frame rate - Electronic shutter
  • Industrial Imaging and Medical Imaging Applications


Available Options For This FLI MicroLine Camera System: 

  • 63.5 mm Mechanical Shutter Option
  • Anti-Dew Technology (ADT) Option - Available for all MicroLine cameras with the 63.5 mm shutter, so if you want this option on this camera, you will need to purchase the 63.5 mm shutter option as well. In most environments, the temperature of camera window will be above the dew point. In some cases dew may form on the outside of the camera window due to the combination of high humidity, ambient temperature and the window temperature. The ADT corrects this problem, allowing for operation in very humid environments.
  • Standard Liquid Cooling Option: For applications that require the ultimate in cooling and/or require heat dissipation to occur away from the camera body.
  • Liquid Cooling Option with Double Shut-Off: For applications that require the ultimate in cooling and/or require heat dissipation to occur away from the camera body but with the added feature of double-shut off valves.
  • Liquid Cooling Option with Dry Disconnect: For applications that require the ultimate in cooling and/or require heat dissipation to occur away from the camera body but with the added feature of dry disconnect valves.

If you would like any of the options listed in the above information, please visit the Accessories section to see a full list of options. If you aren't sure which options are best for your set-up, please feel free to contact us by email or phone at 1-800-483-6287 and we will be happy to put together a custom package just for you! Thank you.



ADC16 bit
Back Focus8 mm
Camera ConnectionF mount or EOS mount
Color or MonoColor
Delta T55C
Dynamic Range12.1 Stops
Full Rez Frame Rate1fps
Full Well60ke
Max Frame Rate3fps
Mega Pixels10.7 mp
Peak QE42%
Pixel Array4008 x 2672
Pixel Size9 microns
Read Noise14e
Sensor Diagonal43.4 mm
Sensor TypeCCD
SensorTruesense KAI 11002
Warranty1 Year Warranty
Weight4 lbs