新 800 Hz 版本

Cheetah-640-CL系列摄像机 是世界上最快的InGaAs红外摄像机。 这款摄像机配备专用的 高速InGaAs探测器阵列,可在 1.7 μm的范围工作,并且可提供三种速度版本: 400、800 和 1,700 Hz。 其 可允许您 将您特定研究应用中的 超高速特征可视化。 这款摄像装置 可通过一个或多个平行CameraLink接口连接到您独特的画面采集系统。

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  • 清晰的运动分析
  • 可将SWIR成像扩展到可见光范围
    VISNIR或可见光增强型InGaAs传感器,可实现从500到1700 nm范围的扩展响应
  • 通过双CameraLink接口实现可靠数据传输
    对于在每像素12 bit模式下的高帧速率运行,Cheetah-640-CL(1,700 Hz)系列须要通过双CameraLink Medium接口连接
  • 兼容光谱仪
  • 可通过窗口模式进一步提高帧速率
  • 世界上最快的InGaAs摄像机
    在640 x 512分辨率和每像素12 bit条件下大于1,700 fps


  • 高光谱成像
    结合光谱成像和2D成像。 我们的SWIR摄像机可用于高光谱SWIR成像
  • R&D (SWIR领域)
  • 态势感知系统
    能够探测入侵者的热特征,包括人物和车辆。 夜间尤其有用
  • 高速热物体的热成像
  • 波前传感
    SWIR摄像机可用于自适应光学系统,作为波前(或Shack-Hartmann)传感器。 然后,将该摄像机用于测量波前畸变。 这项技术主要用于自由空间激光通讯或天文学



Several compatible frame grabbers for CameraLink interface are available


Xeneth camera control and imaging software is included


External trigger for signal synchronization


Imaging in a reduced window of interest for increased frame rates

14 bit图像

Digitization: The camera uses a 14 bit ADC


High frame rate imaging at more than 1700fps in full frame (640x512)


640x512 pixel resolution


Visible enhanced InGaAs available (500 - 1700 nm)


High dynamic range mode available


Array Specifications

Array Specifications Cheetah-640-CL
Array type InGaAs photodiode array
Resolution 640 x 512
Pixel size 20 µm x 20 µm
Spectral band 0.9 μm to 1.7 μm (VisNIR optional 0.4 to 1.7 μm)
Pixel operability > 99 %
Array size 12.8 mm x 10.2 mm; 16.4 mm diagonal
Array cooling TE1-cooled (Optional: TE3)
Dark current <2 x 10⁵ e -/s

Camera Specifications

Camera Specifications Cheetah-640-CL 400 Hz Cheetah-640-CL 800 Hz Cheetah-640-CL 1700 Hz
Lens (standard)
Focal length Broad selection of lenses available
Optical interface C-mount - Spectrometer holes
Imaging performance
Maximum frame rate (full frame) 444 Hz 865 Hz 1730 Hz
Readout mode Integrate Then Read (ITR)
Readout mode Integrate While Read (IWR)
Window of interest Minimum size 32 x 4
Exposure time range 1 μs up to 40 ms @ 25°C sensor temperature (high gain mode); or up to 100 ms @ 268K sensor temperature (high gain mode)
Gain modes High gain and low gain
Noise 138 e- rms (high gain)
Dynamic range 470:1 (>53 dB) (high gain)
Camera control CameraLink (serial LVDS line on CameraLink port 1)
Image acquisition Base CameraLink (12 bit) Medium CL (12 bit) Full CameraLink (8 bit), 2 x medium CameraLink (12 bit)
Trigger Trigger in and out (3.3 V CMOS)
Power requirements
Power consumption < 4 W without TEC operation; 25 W at maximum cooling
Power supply 12 V
Physical characteristics
Camera cooling Forced air cooling
Ambient operating temperature range 0°C to 50°C
Dimensions (W x H x L mmᵌ) 140 x 135 x 90
Weight (excluding lens) 2 kg




  • Xeneth
  • Xeneth SDK
  • Xeneth Labview SDK (optional)


High speed SWIR imaging with the world's fastest SWIR camera The Cheetah-640CL is the fastest SWIR camera in the world.
Electroluminescense analysis using SWIR cameras speeds up the development of solar cells Electroluminescence analysis accelerates thin-film solar cell development
SWIR cameras for timely defect detection ensure higher yields in solar cell production. SWIR cameras for timely defect detection ensure higher yields.
Xenics Cheetah-640CL: World's fastest InGaAs camera now with double CameraLink The world's fastest SWIR InGaAs camera, our Cheetah-640CL, is now available with double CameraLink interface. This allows the needed fast data transfer (2008)
Technical documents
ASY-000128D Cheetah CL This file contains all the technical documents for the Cheetah CL.
Laser beam profiling and infrared cameras In this white paper, we will address the general need for laser beam profile analysis. Further, we will briefly describe laser beam analysis instruments and give an overview of laser applications, in particular for infrared wavelengths.


Scientific brochure Cheetah-640-CL

Versatile infrared analysis and reporting software

The Xeneth user interface is common to all the Xenics cameras. This makes it easy for customers to apply their familiarity with this comprehensive product to any new applications, covering wide ranging capabilities in various parts of the IR spectrum.

Learn it once and apply it over and over again.

Karl Niedermeyer, President, Spectro Associates, Inc.