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In new unused condition. Was a spare part that was never needed.

Includes OEM supplied external power supply and high speed USB2 cable.

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The Alta U6 uses a large format megapixel Kodak Blue Plus sensor.

1024 x 1024 array, 24 x 24u pixels

5 MHz 12-bit and 1 MHz 16-bit digitization

32Mbyte camera memory

USB 2.0 interface: no plug in cards or external controllers

Programmable, intelligent cooling to 50C below ambient

Binning up to 10 Horizontal x 1024 Vertical

Subarray readout and fast sequencing modes

Precision time delayed integration (TDI) readout

Programmable fan speed for low / zero vibration

Two serial port outputs for control of peripheral devices

General purpose programmable I/O port

External triggering and strobe controls

ActiveX drivers and MaxIm DL/CCD software included with every system

Field upgradeable firmware

Fused silica windows with MgF2 coating on both sides

Runs from single 12V supply with input voltage monitor

Compact enclosure

Programmable status indicators

MaxIm DL/CCD and CCDSoft software packages are offered at special prices when purchased at the same time as a camera system.

CCD Specifications

CCD: KAF-1001E

Array Size (pixels): 1024 x 1024

Pixel size: 24 x 24 microns

Imaging area: 24.58 x 24.58 mm (604.0 mm2)

Imaging diagonal: 34.76 mm

Linear Full Well (typ.): Low noise output: 200K e-.

High dynamic range: output: 500K e-.

Dynamic Range: > 87 dB

QE @ 400 nm: 39%

Peak QE (560 nm): 72%

Camera System Performance

PC Interface: USB 2.0

Max. Cable Length: 5 meters between hubs; 5 hubs maximum (max. total of 30m)

Digital resolution: 12 bits at 5 MHz and 16 bits at 1 MHz.

System Noise (typ.): 2 counts at 12 bits. 16 bits: 8 e- RMS (high gain); 25-30 e- RMS (Low gain)

Pixel Binning: 1x1 to 10 x 1024 on-chip

Exposure Time: 20 milliseconds to 183 minutes (2.56 microsecond increments)

Image Sequencing: 1-65535 image sequences under software control

Frame Sizes: Full frame, subframe, focus mode

Cooling: Thermoelectric cooler with forced air. Maximum cooling 50 degree C below ambient temperature

Dark Current (nom.): 1 e-/pixel/sec (-25 degree C)

Temperature Stability: +/- 0.1 degree C

Camera Head Size: Standard: D2. Low profile: D6. Aluminum, hard blue and black anodized. 6" x 6" x 2.1" (15 x 15 x 6.25 cm). Weight: 3.1 lb. (1.4 kg)

Mounting: 3.5" bolt circle. 2ý 24 tpi thread. Optional Nikon or Canon lens mount.

Back focal distance: Standard 1.020" (2.591 cm); Low Profile: .455" (1.156 cm) [optical]

Operating Environment: Temperature: -22 degree to 27 degree C. Relative humidity 10 to 90% noncondensing

Cable Length: Standard: 15 ft. (4.5m)

Power: 40W maximum power with shutter open and cooling maximum. Power supplied by AC/DC ýbrický supply with international AC input plug. Alternate 12V input for userýs source.

Shutter: Standard: Melles Griot 43mm. Low profile: no shutter.

Remote Triggering: LVTTL input to camera allows exposure start within 25 microseconds of rising edge of trigger

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