Nocturn

 

The NOCTURN camera is a rugged low-light camera module that features high-definition resolution, high sensitivity and high dynamic range with low power consumption. It provides monochrome real-time imaging capabilities – from daylight to bright starlight – in the visible and near infrared spectrum. Its small size, weight and power (SWaP) makes this camera module ideal for integration into aerial, mobile and hand-held surveillance systems. Several versions are available from a simple module to a full-scale camera, depending on the need.

With its 9.7 × 9.7µm pixel, 1280 × 1024 resolution and < 4e- read-out noise, Nocturn provides unsurpassed low light level imaging with adjustable video rates up to 100 frames per second. The on-board electronics deliver automatic gain control (AGC), high dynamic range (HDR), non-uniformity correction (NUC) and advanced image enhancement, allowing NOCTURN camera module to provide enhanced continuous situational awareness without compromising mobility and SWaP. The CameraLink® compatible 10-bit digital video output, combined with either a PAL or NTSC analog video output, provides industry standard interfaces for plug and play integration into existing imaging platforms.

Specification

  NOCTURN XL NOCTURN XS
Camera
Resolution 1280x1024 pixels
Pixel pitch 9,7 x 9,7µm
Well Capacity >25000 e-
Dynamic Range >60db
Read Noise < 4e- medain at frame rates up to 100Hz
Quantum Efficiency > 60% at peak
Frame Rate Up to 100Hz with full field resolution
Image Lag  < 0,1%
Shutter Mode Rolling
Features
Imaging Startup Time  < 5sec
Image Correction Bad pixel replacement and non-uniformity correction (NUC)
Gain Control Automatic (AGC), manual
High Dynamic Range Two knee points
Digital Zoom Up to 4x
Contrast Enhancement Histogram stretching, Histogram equalization
Housing
Lens Mount CS-mount
Dimensions (incl. connections) (Width x Height x Depth) 34,1x36,6x37,4mm 34,1x36,6x17,3mm
Weight 85g 45g
Input/Output
Digital Video Output 10-bit CameraLink® Compatible 10-bit CameraLink® Compatible or parallel LVCMOS
Analog Video Output NTSC/PAL
Communications Serial via CameraLink® Compatible or USB Logic Level serial port
Synchronization Analog output strobe reference LVTTL output
Environmental and Power
Operating Temperature -40°C to 60°C
Storage Temperature -50°C to 80°C
Input Voltage USB or 5 to 15 VDC 2,25 to 5,5 VDC
Power < 1,8 W (typical) < 1,5 W (typical)

 Nocture XL Brochure

 Nocturn XS brochure