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pco.Dimax HD high speed camera

pco.Dimax HD high speed camera

This 12 bit high speed CMOS camera system, pco.dimax HD, comprises advanced CMOS and electronics technology.


  • Resolution (hor x ver) pixel 1920 x 1080(Dimax HD) / 1920 x 1440 (Dimax HD+)
  • Pixel size (hor x ver) 11.0 x 11.0 µm²
  • Peak quantum efficiency 50 % @ 600 nm
  • Dynamic range A/D 12bit
  • Readout noise < 20 e- rms
  • Frame rate fps @ full frame 2128 (Dimax HD)/ 1603 (Dimax HD+)
  • Exposure time 1.5 µs .. 40 ms
  • Region of interest (ROI) steps of 48 x 4
  • Optical input Nikon f-mount
  • Data interface GigE Vision, USB2.0 (camera link opt.)

With its sensitive 12 bit dynamic it enables remarkable fast image rates of 2128 frames per second (fps) at full resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixel. The system features also a variety of trigger options to cover all offboard applications that have been required by the automotive industry. The image data are transferred via GigE Vision or USB2.0 (camera link optional) camera interfaces. The pco.dimax HD has a smart battery control, which allows for full operation for 1 h and a data backup for 6 h. The available exposure times range from 1.5 μs to 40 ms.

Areas of Application

  • High speed particle image velocimetry (PIV)
  • Ultra short event physics
  • Spray analysis
  • Hyper velocity impact studies
  • Automobile crash tests
  • Material testing
  • Tensile tests
  • Airbag inflation
  • Fast flow visualization
  • Spray imaging
  • Hydrodynamics
  • Fuel injection
  • Sparks in electronic switches
  • Combustions imaging
  • Semiconductor quality control
  • Fast events in nature and machine
  • Super slow motion movie clips
  • Ballistics

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