FASTCAM Mini AX High-Speed Camera
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FASTCAM Mini AX High-Speed Camera

The FASTCAM Mini AX are the highest performance high-speed cameras within the FASTCAM Mini series. With exceptional light sensitivity, excellent image quality and flexible region of interest (ROI), the Mini AX is available in 3 models - Mini AX50, Mini AX100 and Mini AX200 - respectively delivering 2000 fps, 4000 fps and 6000 fps at a resolution of 1024 x 1024 pixels (1-megapixel sensor).
The minimum exposure time of 1 µs makes it easy to capture fast events such as droplet generation in microfluidics.
The FASTCAM Mini AX cameras are available with recording memory options from 8GB up to 32GB.
Available within 4 weeks
€19,500.00
The FASTCAM Mini AX are the highest performance high-speed cameras within the FASTCAM Mini series. With exceptional light sensitivity, excellent image quality and flexible region of interest (ROI), the Mini AX is available in 3 models - Mini AX50, Mini AX100 and Mini AX200 - respectively delivering 2000 fps, 4000 fps and 6000 fps at a resolution of 1024 x 1024 pixels (1-megapixel sensor).
The minimum exposure time of 1 µs makes it easy to capture fast events such as droplet generation in microfluidics.
The FASTCAM Mini AX cameras are available with recording memory options from 8GB up to 32GB.

The Mini AX high-speed camera delivers the highest performances within the FASTCAM Mini series. Easily mountable on a microscope, it has the best light sensitivity and image quality to capture fast events, such as droplet generation in microfluidics.

Three performance level models are offered, all with a 1-Megapixel CMOS sensor (1024 x 1024), global electronic shutter and 8GB, 16GB or 32GB of internal memory:

  • Mini AX50: up to 2000 fps at full resolution, 170000 fps in 128 x 16, minimum exposure time of 1µs
  • Mini AX100: up to 4000 fps at full resolution, 540000 fps in 128 x 16*, minimum exposure time of 1µs
  • Mini AX200: up to 6400 fps at full resolution, 900000 fps in 128 x 16*, minimum exposure time of 260ns

*Subject to export approval

Easily control your Mini AX camera and capture stunning images and videos using the intuitive FASTCAM Viewer software, included with each camera. FASTCAM Viewer The Gigabit Ethernet Interface allows high-speed data transfer to your PC.

FASTCAM Mini AX cameras also include the following features:

  • High light sensitivity: ISO 40000 (monochrome), ISO 16000 (color)
  • Dynamic Range (ADC): 12-bit monochrome, 36-bit color
  • Compact and lightweight: 120mm (H) x 120mm (W) x 94mm (D) (4.72” (H) x 4.72” (W) x 3.70” (D)), weight: 1.5 kg (3.30 lbs)
  • Fast Gigabit Ethernet Interface: Provides high-speed image download to standard notebook/PC
  • F-Mount and C-Mount adapters
  • Mechanical shutter: for remote calibration of the camera
  • Trigger and synchronization: Frame rate may be synchronized to external unstable frequencies
  • Fan stop function: Remotely switch off cooling fans to eliminate vibration

More information and specifications can be found on the brochure.

 

Resolution & Frame rate

Image resolution

Frame rate (fps)

Record duration (frames)

(h x v pixels)

Mini AX50

Mini AX100

Mini AX200

8GB Memory

16GB Memory

32GB Memory

1024 x 1024

2000

4000

6400

5457

10918

21841

1024 x 896

2500

4500

7200

6236

12478

24961

896 x 896

2500

5400

8100

7127

14261

28527

768 x 768

2600

6800

10800

9701

19410

38829

512 x 512

7200

13600

22500

21829

43674

87365

512 x 256

13600

25500

43200

43658

87349

174730

256 x 256

20400

37500

67500

87317

174698

349461

256 x 128

37500

61200

120000

174634

349397

698922

128 x 128

45900

76500

162000

349269

698794

1397845

128 x 64

76500

127500

259200

698538

1397589

2795690

128 x 32

127500

170000

360000

1397077

2795178

5591381

128 x 16

170000

540000

540000

2794154

5590357

11182762

128 x 16

-

-

900000

 

 

 

Sensor

Sensor type

Proprietary Design Advanced CMOS

Maximum Resolution (pixels)

1024 x 1024 pixels

Sensor Size / Diagonal

20.48 x 20.48 mm / 28.96 mm

Pixel Size (microns)

20 μm x 20 μm

Quantum Efficiency

46% at 630 nm

Fill Factor

58%

Color Matrix

Bayer CFA (single sensor)

ISO 12232 Ssat sensitivity

ISO 40,000 monochrome

ISO 16,000 color

(monochrome sensor equivalent ISO 100,000 including near IR response)

Shutter

Global Electronic Shutter 1ms to 1μs independent of frame rate (Mini AX200 model 900K only: 260ns shutter available subject to export control)

 

Mechanical specifications

Lens Mount

F-mount (G-type lens compatible) and C-mount provided - Optional lens mounts available include M42 adapter

Camera Mountings

4 x 1/4 - 20 UNC (base and top), 4 x M5 (base)

Camera Body (excluding protrusions)

120mm (H) x 120mm (W) x 94mm (D)

4.72" (H) x 4.72" (W) x 3.70" (D)

Weight

1.5 kg (3.30 lbs)

Operating Temperature

0 to 40C, 32˚ to 104˚F

Storage Temperature

-20 to 60°C, -4˚ to 140˚F

Humidity

85% or less (non-condensing)

Cooling

Internal fan cooling (fan-off mode supported)

Operational Shock

100G, 10ms, 6-axes

Power

AC: 100 to 240V, 50 to 60Hz

DC: 22 to 32V, 55VA

 

Camera performances

Minimum Exposure Time

Global electronic shutter to 1.05μs selectable independent or frame rate (260ns option available with Mini AX200 type 900K only) *

Inter Frame Time (for PIV)

1.71 μs

Ruggedized Mechanical Calibration Shutter

Standard feature

Dynamic Range (ADC)

12-bit monochrome 36-bit color

Memory Capacity Options

8GB: 5,457 frames at full resolution

16GB: 10,918 frames at full resolution

32GB: 21,841 frames at full resolution

Memory Partitions

Up to 64 memory segments

Region of Interest

Selectable in steps of 128 pixels (horizontal) x 16 pixels (vertical)

Trigger Inputs

Selectable +/- TTL 5V and switch closure

Trigger Delay

Programmable on selected input / output triggers: 100 ns resolution

Input / Output

Input: Trigger (TTL/Switch), sync, ready, event, IRIG

Output: trigger, sync, ready, rec, exposure

Trigger Modes

Start, end, center, manual, random, random reset, image trigger, time lapse

Time Code Input

IRIG-B

External Sync

+/- TTL 5 Vpp Variable frequency sync

Camera Control Interface

High-speed Gigabit Ethernet

Image Data Display

Frame rate, shutter speed, trigger mode, date/time, status, real time / IRIG time, frame count, resolution

Saved Image Formats

BMP, TIFF, JPEG, PNG, RAW, RAWW, MRAW, AVI, WMV, FTIF, MOV - Images can be saved with or without image data and in 8-bit, 16-bit or 36-bit depth of sensor where supported

Supported OS

Microsoft Windows operating system including: 7, 8, 8.1, 10 (32/64-bit)

More information and specifications can be found on the brochure.

Payment Terms

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Worldwide shipping

We ship worldwide from our warehouse in France.

The shipping charges are calculated based on the weight of the package and the country of destination: you can estimate the shipping cost on the cart page. We try to offer you the best shipping rates and services, shipping all our orders through DHL Express. Generally, your order reaches your lab in only 2 to 3 days after we send it, no matter the destination! 

Please note that our shipping incoterms are DAP (Delivered At Place). Please contact us if you prefer using your own courrier account or have any question!

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