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OWL 320 HS SWIR

Cooled ¼ VGA High Speed InGaAs SWIR


The OWL 320 HS SWIR offers the latest SWIR sensor technology providing unprecedented day-night surveillance performance.

Featuring a State of the Art high sensitivity InGaAs FPA sensor, the camera offers a full frame pixel resolution of 320 x 256, with a pixel pitch of 30µm x 30µm.

The OWL 320 HS SWIR offers unsurpassed speeds of 344Hz full-frame (faster when using ROI) for ultrafast applications with high sensitivity response in the range 0.9 to 1.7µm.

The OWL SW1.7HS camera features:

  • SWIR technology – Enables high sensitivity imaging from 0.9µm to 1.7µm
  • Optional Visible extention – Enables high sensitivity imaging from 0.4µm to 1.7µm
  • Frame rates of up to 344Hz full frame – for ultrafast applications
  • Easy control of camera parameters – Control of Exposure, Frame rate, Gain, Temperature, Trigger, etc.
  • Ultra compact, Low power (< 5W) – Ideal for hand-held, mobile or airborne systems
  • Rugged, No fan – Enables integration into UAV, handheld or any Electro-Optic system
FPA Specification
Sensor Type InGaAs PIN-Photodiode
Active Pixel 320 x 256
Pixel Pitch 30µm x 30µm
Active Area 9.6mm x 7.68mm
Spectral response 0.9µm to 1.7µm
Noise (RMS) High Gain: <225 electrons
Full Well Capacity High Gain: 170ke-
Quantum Efficiency >70% @ 1.5µm
Pixel Operability >99%
Camera Specification
Output Format 14 bit Camera Link (Base Configuration)
Exposure time 500ns to [Frame Period - Readout Time]
Frame Rate Up to 344Hz full frame (Faster when using ROI)
Camera Setup / Control Camera Link
Trigger interface TTL trigger IN level
Image Correction 2 point NUC (offset & gain) + pixel correction
Optical Interface C mount (selection of SWIR lenses available)
Power supply 12V DC ±10%
TE Cooling ON / OFF
Camera Power Consumption < 5W without TEC
Operating Case Temperature -20˚C to +55˚C
Storage Temperature -30˚C to +60˚C
Dimensions & Weight 79.10mm x 68.00mm x 50.00mm / 390g

Owl 320

OWL SW1.7HS Applications:

  • 860, 1064 & 1550nm laser line detection
  • Active Imaging
  • Airborne Payload
  • Hand Held
  • Vision enhancement
  • Imaging through fog
  • Range finding
  • Semiconductor Inspection
  • Solar Cell Inspection
  • Telecommunications
  • Thermography – Thermal imaging of hot objects (in a range of 150°C to 800°C)
  • Telecommunications
  • Astronomy
  • OWL 320 SWIR camera coupled to a rugged SWIR 14mm