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This series of highly sensitive, cooled cameras is equipped with ultra low noise 16 bit readout electronics and perfectly suited for spectroscopy and imaging applications in the NIR, VIS and UV range. Due to the large full well capacity, very high signal-to-noise ratios are possible. The CCD detectors deliver spectra and images with outstanding dynamic range. To find the best solution for your application, greateyes offers various scientific CCD sensors with different technologies and coatings with quantum efficiencies up to 95%.

  • Up to 95% peak quantum efficiency
  • Max. full well capacity of 700 ke⁻
  • Lowest readout noise, min. 2.4 e- rms at 500 kHz
  • Compact camera design

GE 1024 256 BI MID

Model Specification GE 1024 256 BI MID

Image area 26.6 mm × 6.7 mm
Pixel format 1024 × 256 pixels
Pixel size 26 µm × 26 µm
CCD sensor cooling
min. -60°C to 20°C, forced air or water cooling
Gain high: 1.0 counts/e-; low: 0.2 counts/e-
Data link USB, Giagbit Ethernet
Distance flange - focal plane 10.0 mm
Dimensions 6.2 cm (2.44") × 10.0 cm (3.94") × 13.0 cm (5.12") (W × H × L)
Weight 1 300 g
CCD sensor type back-illuminated
Sensor coating midband antireflective
Full well capacity 500 k e-
Max. dynamic range 125 000:1

Common Specification NIR VIS UV cameras

Pixel readout frequency 500 kHz - 3 MHz
AD converter resolution 16 bit, optional 18 bit
Software greateyes Vision software for Windows XP/Vista/7/10
SDK and drivers DLL for Windows XP/Vista/7/10, LabVIEW, EPICS, Linux driver
Power supply 110 - 240 VAC, 50 Hz - 60 Hz, max. 1A
Certification CE
Linearity better than 99%

Quantum efficiency curves

Back-illuminated CCD sensors optimized for VIS range


greateyes Vision software

The greateyes Vision software Suite provides access to all camera functionalities. It includes comprehensive visualization, analysis and storage options and supports important features such as wavelength and geometric calibration, crop and burst modes and various file formats. The software runs on 32/64 bit Windows systems. For integration into other systems, a SDK and driver are available.

  • Supports crop and burst readout modes for higher frame rates and precise time resolution 
  • Supports flexible horizontal and vertical binning
  • Wavelength and geometric calibration
  • Various file formats: JPG, BMP, TXT, TIFF (16 bit), DAT raw data
  • Many drivers available for integration into other systems 
  • Language support in English and German
  • Comprehensive visualization and image manipulation routines
  • Runs on 32/64 bit Windows systems