Hawk 252

High Resolution, Ultra Sensitive Digital EMCCD Camera

Cooled HD EMCCD Camera offering back-illuminated EMCCD technology, enabling ultimate sensitivity imaging (<50μlux). The Hawk 252 offers high QE of greater than 95% at 600nm. It offers GEN III image intensifier performance and enhanced blue response from 180nm for low light UV with visible detection. The Hawk 252 offers fanless cooling which is ideal for integration and discrete low light surveillance.

Cooled HD EMCCD Camera

  • Back-Illuminated EMCCD technology – Enables ultimate sensitivity imaging (<50μlux)
  • High QE: >95% @ 600nm – GEN III image intensifier performance
  • Enhanced blue response from 180nm – Low light UV with visible detection
  • Fan-less cooling – Ideal for integration and discrete low light surveillance
Sensor Type1" Back Thinned Frame Transfer EMCCD
Active Pixel1280 x 1024
Frame Rate25Hz / 30Hz
Pixel Size8μm x 8μm
Active Area10.24 mm x 8.192 mm
Dynamic Range55dB
Anti-bloomingStandard
Spectral Response180-1100nm
Non-Linearity<1%
Readout Noise<0.01 electrons with EM gain ON, <60 electrons with EM gain OFF
Total Power Consumption<8W
Minimum Illumination< 50μlux
Output Format12 bit Cameralink (base configuration)
SynchronizationTrigger In & OUT - TTL compatible
Trigger ConnectorSMA type
CoolingActive, no fan
Lens MountC/mount, back focus capability
Power ConnectorHirose part code HR10A-7R-4PB
Power Supply12V DC ±10%
Operating Temperature Range-20°C to +55°C
Storage Temperature Range-40°C to +70°C
Dimensions (L*W*H)62x62x52.8 (including C-mount)
Weight (excluding lens)<350g

Ground-Based Surveillance
Airborne Surveillance
UV Imaging Blue Response
Scientific Imaging
Situational Awareness