High speed, digital SWIR camera

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

Key Features and Benefits
High-Speed SWIR Technology

  • SWIR technology | Enables high-speed imaging from 0.9µm to 1.7µm
  • 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 Electro-Optic systems
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 0.4µm to 1.7µm
Noise (RMS) High Gain: 202 electrons (typical)
Full Well Capacity High Gain: 170ke-
Quantum Efficiency >80% @1.55µm
Pixel Operability >99%
Camera Specification
Output Format 14 bit Camera Link (Base Configuration)
Exposure time 500ns [Frame Period - Readout Time]
Frame Rate Up to 349.5Hz full frame
Camera Setup / Control Camera Link
Trigger interface Trigger IN and OUT - TLL Compatible
Image Correction 2 point NUC (offset & gain) + pixel correction
Optical Interface C mount (selection of SWIR lenses available)
Power supply 12V DC ±0.5V
TE Cooling Active
Camera Power Consumption <5W with TEC OFF, NUC ON
Operating Case Temperature -20˚C to +55˚C
Storage Temperature -30˚C to +60˚C
Dimensions & Weight 74.59mm x 50.00mm x 50.00mm / 250g


  • Astronomy
  • Beam Profiling
  • Hyperspectral Imaging
  • Semiconductor Inspection
  • Solar Cell Inspection
  • Thermography
  • OWL 320 SWIR camera coupled to a rugged SWIR 14mm