Andor DR-328G-CO2-SIL Clara E CCD Monochrome Camera

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Technical Specifications:

  • Active pixels [W x H]: 1392 x 1040
  • Pixel size: 6.45 x 6.45 μm
  • Image area [W x H]: 8.98 x 6.71 mm
  • Pixel readout rate (MHz): 20, 10, 1
  • Read noise (e-) Typical: 1 MHz(3.0) 10 MHz(5) 20 MHz(6.5)
  • Minimum temperature air cooled (fan on) @ 25°C ambient: -20°C
  • Minimum temperature ‘vibration free mode’ (fan off) @ 25°C ambient: Mode Not Available
  • Dark current, e-/pixel/sec @ minimum temperature: 0.0015
  • Maximum frame rate: 11 frames per second @ 20 MHz
  • Pixel well depth (typical): 18,000 e-
  • Well depth with binning (typical): 30,000 e-
  • Maximum dynamic range: > 6,500:1 @ 1MHz; 12,500 with binning
  • Linearity: Better than 99%
  • Dual digitization: 16 bit @ 1 MHz; 14-bit @ 10 MHz & 20 MHz
  • Baseline (bias) offset clamp: Yes
  • Timestamp accuracy: 12.5 ns
  • System window type: UV-grade fused silica ‘Broadband VUV-NIR’, unwedged
  • Dimensions: (D x W x H) mm / 96.1″ x 112″  x 127″
  • Weight: 2.2 kg [4 lb 13 oz]
  • Interface: USB-2.0
  • Lens Mount: C-mount
  • Power Requirements: 100-240 VAC, 50-60 Hz, 12 V@4.75 A (DC)
  • Computer Requirements:
    • 3.0 GHz single core or 2.4 GHz multi core processor, 2 GB RAM, 100 MB free hard disc
      to install software (at least 1GB recommended for data spooling)
    • USB 2.0 High Speed Host Controller capable of sustained rate of 40MB/s
    • Windows (XP, Vista, 7 and 8) or Linux

Andor’s expertise in scientific camera performance optimization has been harnessed once again.
Clara has been designed to deliver the highest sensitivity performance achievable from a
high-resolution interline CCD camera. Clara ‘E’ extends the series to offer high sensitivity interline
operation in a unique price/performance package. Andor’s proven UltraVac process, alongside
close attention to thermal management, has resulted in deep air cooling to -55°C for elimination of
darkcurrent, complementing a uniquely low read noise of 2.4 e-
@ 1 MHz.
More dynamic events can be followed with outstanding quantitative stability via low noise 10 or
20 MHz readout modes, the data channelled through a trouble-free USB 2.0 interface. Andor’s
iCam technology and comprehensive input and output functionality enables market-leading
acquisition efficiency through live cell microscopy softwares. The compact, robust design and
accessible SDK, renders Clara ideally suited to OEM integration.

Features and Benefits: 

  • Ultra-low noise floor: Proprietary noise-reduction technique delivers an unprecedented 2.4 e-read noise @ 1 MHz
  • Deep TE cooling to -55°C: Elimination of dark current from noise floor
  • -40°C ‘vibration free’ mode: Excellent thermal management offering passive (fan–off) cooling to a stable -40°C for vibration free operation
  • UltraVac™ – guaranteed hermetic vacuum seal technology: Permanent vacuum integrity, critical for deep cooling, with 5-year warranty
  • Rapid Frame Rate: 11 frames/sec @ 20 MHz readout speed
  • High Resolution: 1.45 megapixel sensor with 6.45 µm pixels
  • High Dynamic Range: > 6,500:1 @ 1 MHz; 12,500 with binning
  • 16-bit & 14-bit digitization: 16-bit facilitating low noise / high dynamic range performance at slower speeds
  • iCam: Market-leading acquisition efficiency through live cell microscopy software
  • Accurate timestamp: FPGA generated for 12.5 ns accuracy
  • USB 2.0: Universal ‘plug and play’ connectivity

Additional information

Brand

Camera Resolution

1.4 Megapixels

Color or Monochrome

Monochrome

Cooled or Uncooled

Cooled

Equipment Condition

Frame Rate

11fps

Fluorescence

Yes

Model

Clara E

QE

60%

Sensor Type

CCD