Alta® ASP-F32 2184 x 1472 pixel 6.8 micron Kodak scientific camera

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Terms and Conditions
Lead time 6-8 weeks, built to order 

  • 1 to 8 MHz 16-Bit digitization
  • 32 MByte camera memory
  • Field upgradeable firmware
  • Subarray readout and fast sequencing modes

The F32 represents the next step in the evolution of the Alta line of cameras with faster readout speeds. The Alta F32 has a 3-megapixel Truesense Imaging full frame sensor with very high quantum efficiency and high dynamic range when compared to interline CCDs. Low noise and small pixels are ideal for fluorescence microscopy and OEM applications. All Alta systems are backed by a 2 year warranty on the camera and lifetime warranty on the CCD chamber integrity.

Additional Features:

  • 32/64 bit ActiveX drivers included with every system
  • Programmable cooling to 55°C below ambient
  • General purpose programmable I/O port
  • Adjustable fan speed for low/zero vibration
  • Programmable status indicators
  • AR coated silica windows
  • RBI pre-flash available
  • Moisture free chambers
  • Liquid cooling option
  • Precision locking filter wheels optional


CCD Sensitivity

CCD Specifications
Array Size (pixels) 2184 x 1472
Pixel Size 6.8 x 6.8 microns
Imaging Area 14.8 x 10.0mm (148.7mm2)
Imaging Diagonal 17.9mm
Linear Full Well (typical) 55K electrons
Dynamic Range 77 dB
QE at 400nm 53%
Peak QE (610nm) 86%
Anti-blooming None


Camera System Performance
PC Interface USB 2.0
Max. Cable Length 5 meters between hubs, 5 hubs maximum (max. total of 30m); or up to 50m with icron 2.0 Ranger extender
Digital Resolution 16 bits to 8 MHz
System Noise (typical) 8 e- RMS at 1 MHz
Pixel Binning 1 x 1 to 8 x 1472 on chip
Exposure Time 20 milliseconds to 183 minutes (2.56 microsecond increments)
Image Sequencing 1 to 65535 image sequences under software control
Frame Sizes Full frame, subframe, focus mode
Cooling (typical) Thermoelectric cooler with forced air. Maximum cooling up to 55°C below ambient temperature.
Dark Current (typical) 0.05 e-/pixel/sec (-25°C)
Temperature Stability +/- 0.1°C
Operating Environment -25° to 40°C. Relative humidity: 10 to 90% non-condensing.
Power 40W maximum power with shutter open and cooling maximum. AC/DC "brick" supply with int'l AC input plug (100-240V, 50-60Hz). Alternate 12V input from user's source.
Remote Triggering LVTTL input allows exposure to start within 25 microseconds of rising edge of trigger.
Camera Head Size Standard: D01. Low profile: D05. Aluminum, hard blue anodized. 6"x6"x2.5" (15x15x6.25cm). Weight: 3.1lb (1.4kg).
Back Focal Distance Standard: 0.69" (1.75cm). Low profile: 0.46" (1.17cm). [optical]
Mounting 3.5" bolt circle. C-mount (1" 32 TPI thread). Optional Nikon F-mount or Canon FD.
Shutter Standard: 25mm shutter. Low profile: no shutter.