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Hawk 252

High Resolution, Ultra Sensitive Digital EMCCD Camera


Cooled HD EMCCD Camera offering back-illuminated EMCCD technology, enabling ultimate sensitivity imaging (<50μlux). The Hawk 252 offers high QE of greater than 95% at 600nm. It offers GEN III image intensifier performance and enhanced blue response from 180nm for low light UV with visible detection.

Cooled HD EMCCD Camera

  • Back-Illuminated EMCCD technology – Enables ultimate sensitivity imaging (<50μlux)
  • High QE: >95% @ 600nm – GEN III image intensifier performance
  • Enhanced blue response from 180nm – Low light UV with visible detection
Sensor Type 1" Back Thinned Frame Transfer EMCCD
Active Pixel 1280 x 1024
Frame Rate 25Hz / 30Hz
Pixel Size 8μm x 8μm
Active Area 10.24 mm x 8.192 mm
Dynamic Range 55dB
Anti-blooming Standard
Spectral Response 180-1100nm
Non-Linearity <1%
Readout Noise <0.01 electrons with EM gain ON, <60 electrons with EM gain OFF
Total Power Consumption <20W (with fan)
Minimum Illumination <50μlux
Output Format 12 bit Cameralink (base configuration)
Synchronization Trigger In & OUT - TTL compatible
Trigger Connector SMA type
Cooling Active, with fan
Lens Mount C/mount, back focus capability
Power Connector Hirose part code HR10A-7R-4PB
Power Supply 12V DC ±10%
Operating Temperature Range -20°C to +55°C
Storage Temperature Range -40°C to +70°C
Dimensions (L*W*H) 73.13mm x 62.00mm x 62.00mm (including C-mount)
Weight (excluding lens) <350g

Ground-Based Surveillance
Airborne Surveillance
UV Imaging Blue Response
Scientific Imaging
Situational Awareness