High speed, digital SWIR camera

The OWL 320 HS VIS-SWIR offers the latest in VIS-SWIR sensor technology providing unprecedented day-night surveillance performance.

Featuring a State of the Art high sensitivity InGaAs FPA sensor the camera offers a full frame pixel resolution of 320 x 256, with a pixel pitch of 30µm x 30µm.

The OWL 320 HS VIS-SWIR  offers unsurpassed speeds of 344 Hz full frame (faster when using ROI) for ultra-fast applications with high sensitivity response in the range 0.9 to 1.7µm.

OWL 320 High-Speed VIS-SWIR camera
  • SWIR technology | Enables high-speed imaging from 0.9µm to 1.7µm
  • Easy control of camera parameters | Control of Exposure, Frame rate, Gain, Temperature, trigger, etc
  • Ultra compact, Low power (< 5W) | Ideal for hand-held, mobile or airborne systems
  • Rugged, No fan | Enables integration into UAV, handheld or Electro-Optic systems
FPA Specification 
Sensor TypeInGaAs PIN-Photodiode
Active Pixel320 x 256
Pixel Pitch30µm x 30µm
Active Area9.6mm x 7.68mm
Spectral response0.4µm to 1.7µm
Noise (RMS)High Gain: 202 electrons (typical)
Full Well CapacityHigh Gain: 170ke-
Quantum Efficiency>80% @1.55µm
Pixel Operability>99%
Camera Specification 
Output Format14 bit Camera Link (Base Configuration)
Exposure time500ns [Frame Period - Readout Time]
Frame RateUp to 349.5Hz full frame
Camera Setup / ControlCamera Link
Trigger interfaceTrigger IN and OUT - TLL Compatible
Image Correction2 point NUC (offset & gain) + pixel correction
Optical InterfaceC mount (selection of SWIR lenses available)
Power supply12V DC ±0.5V
TE CoolingActive
Camera Power Consumption<5W with TEC OFF, NUC ON
Operating Case Temperature-20˚C to +55˚C
Storage Temperature-30˚C to +60˚C
Dimensions & Weight74.59mm x 50.00mm x 50.00mm / 250g


  • Astronomy
  • Beam Profiling
  • Hyperspectral Imaging
  • Semiconductor Inspection
  • Solar Cell Inspection
  • Thermography

OWL 320 SWIR camera coupled to a rugged SWIR 14mm