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This series of highly sensitive, cooled large format cameras is equipped with ultra-low noise 18-bit readout electronics and perfectly suited for spectroscopy and imaging applications in the NIR, VIS and UV range. The detectors deliver spectra and images with outstanding dynamic range. To find the best solution for your application, greateyes offers various scientific CCD sensors of different technologies and coatings with quantum efficiencies up to 98%.

  • Up to 98% peak quantum efficiency
  • Ultra-deep cooling to -90 °C
  • 18-bit dynamic range
  • Multi-MHz Readout
  • Max. output node of 900 ke-
  • Scientific low-noise CCD sensors
  • Compact camera design

ELSE-i 4k4k FI

Model Specification ELSE-i 4k4k FI

Image area 61.4 mm × 61.4 mm
Pixel format 4096 × 4112 pixels
Pixel size 15 µm × 15 µm
CCD sensor cooling Min. -90°C to 20°C, forced air or liquid cooling
Gain standard mode / high capacity mode counts/e-
Data link USB 3.0, Gigabit Ethernet
Distance flange - focal plane 10 mm
Dimensions 13.7 cm (5.39ʺ) × 13.7 cm (5.39ʺ) × 17.1 cm (6.71ʺ) (W × H × L)
Weight 5 400 g
CCD sensor type Front-Illuminated
Sensor coating -
Full well capacity Output node 900 k e-

Common Specification ELSE for UV VIS NIR

Pixel readout frequency 50 kHz, 100 kHz, 250kHz, 500 kHz, 1 MHz, 3 MHz (5 MHz for visualization mode)
AD converter resolution 18-bit
Software greateyes Vision software for Windows 7/10
SDK and drivers SDK for Windows/Linux, driver for Python, LabVIEW, EPICS, Tango system
Power supply 80 - 240 VAC, 47 Hz - 63 Hz, max. 1.1 A (230 VAC), 1.9 A (115 VAC)
Certification CE
Linearity Better than 99%

Data Sheets

Quantum efficiency curves

Basic front-illuminated CCD sensors


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 software development kit and drivers 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