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Pixel Shifting Camera

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Applications

Brightfield • Darkfield • DIC • Live Cell Imaging • Histology
Pathology • Cytology • Defect Analysis • Semiconductor
Inspection • Metrology


Pixel Shifting Camera Choices

32 megapixel • AU-X-32C-CCD


AU-X-32C-CCD (Color)

The 32 megapixel AU-X-32C pixel shifting camera, offers incredible flexibility in capturing images at 2, 8, 16, and 32 megapixel resolution.

Using the patented DeltaVu™ technology, each CCD pixel captures full chromatic information, resulting in increased color resolution with no degradation. The AU-X-32C is the first pixel shifting camera to utilize the highly sensitive SONY ICX274 sensor. Its relatively low cost makes it an affordable tool for clinical, life and material sciences where megapixel resolution, color accuracy, and light sensitivity are essential.

Live video preview provides for real-time focus, while auto exposure and auto white balance help efficiently capture your optimal image. Software control provides exposures from 67us through to 2 seconds. An intuitive user application provides camera control, while full integration to popular third-party imaging applications is available through our TWAIN drivers. The USB digital interface ensures a simple plug-and-play installation – and one standard cable minimizes camera clutter. No framegrabber is required.

Every INFINITY AU camera includes INFINITY ANALYZE software for advanced camera control, image processing, measuring and annotation, and is supported by an experienced team of technical support and imaging experts.

We understand your imaging needs and are here to help you get the most out of your camera


Performance Features

  • 32 megapixel resolution is achieved through shifting a color or monochrome sensor with a 1616X1216 pixel array
  • Users will have the flexibility of choosing between 2, 8, 16 and 32 megapixel resolution on capture, taking full advantage of their microscope optics
  • Highly sensitive, low noise CCD with remarkable color quality for the most demanding applications
  • Full color sub-windowing allows for rapid focus and scanning of samples: 12 fps at full 1616X1216 resolution, 25 fps at smaller regions of interest
  • 8 / 12-bit selectable output format
  • The RGB data captured through each pixel contains 36-bits of color image information resulting in 4096 intensity values per color
  • Camera control through INFINITY CAPTURE, an intuitive user interface, resulting in rapid image capture, archiving and documentation for high throughput applications
  • INFINITY ANALYZE software for advanced camera control, image processing, measurement, annotation and archiving
  • Easy and flexible installation on your PC through a standard, high-speed USB 2.0 interface
  • Compatible with Windows 2K, Windows XP, Windows Vista operating systems
  • Mac compatible OS 10.4 or later with plug in


Specifications

Camera Sensor
Image Sensor 1/1.8” Interline Sony ICX274 2.0 megapixel color or monochrome progressive scan CCD sensor
Effective Pixels 1616×1216, 4.4μm square pixels
Frame Rate 12 fps at full resolution, >25 fps at 640×480
Dark current (e-/s) 12 e-
Digital Output 8 and 12-bit uncompressed
Dynamic Range 66dB
Camera Controls
Mass 300g
Power Requirement USB bus power, or external 5VDC – 2.5A
Power Consumption ~2.5Watts
Operating Temperature 0° C to +50° C
Operating Humidity 5%-95%, Non-condensing
Integration Time .067ms to 2 sec.
Shutter Global Electronic Shutter
Auto Exposure Automatic / Manual
White Balance Automatic / Manual
Gain Programmable / 1 to 10x
Interface Connector Standard USB 2.0 high-speed interface
Dimensions (L x W x H) 3.85 x 2.00 x 2.75 inches
Lens Mount Adjustable C-Mount lens adapter

Recommended PC Specs:

  • Pentium 4, 1.3 GHz or higher
  • 512MB RAM
  • 60 MB hard drive free space or more
  • USB 2.0 Port
  • Windows 2000, XP, Vista

Minimum PC Specs:

  • 600 MHz Processor
  • 256 MB of SDRAM
  • 20 MB hard drive free space
  • USB 2.0 Port
  • Windows 2000, XP

Product Includes:

  • AU-X-32C INFINITY digital camera for USB 2.0
  • CD-ROM with INFINITY user application software
  • TWAIN driver
  • Documentation
  • USB 2.0 cable
  • Power supply with international adapters