sCMOS Cameras

sCMOS Cameras

 

The pco.edge 4.2 is is equipped with an innovative scientific CMOS sensor providing crisp images and precise measurements. The pco.edge series can be optionally upgraded with a water cooling system.
PCO’s edge 4.2 camera system is designed for users who require highest  quantum efficiency, best 16 bit dynamic range, high frame rates, long exposure times and extremely low readout noise.

Key Features

  • thermal stabilization at 0°C / +5 °C
  • extreme low readout noise of 0.8 e- med
  • high resolution of 2048 x 2048 pixel
  • dynamic range of 40000 : 1 (USB) / 35500: 1 (CL)
  • quantum efficiency up to 82%
  • exposure times from 100 µs to 20 s
  • maximum frame rate 100 fps
  • rolling shutter or global reset (USB) mode
  • lightsheet mode
  • camera link full or USB 3.0 interface
  • small form factor: 102 x 79 x 70 mm
  • optional: water cooling system

Areas of application

  • GSDIM
  • PALM
  • STORM
  • SPIM
  • SIM
  • live cell microscopy
  • single molecule detection
  • lightsheet microscopy
  • spinning disk confocal microscopy
  • FRET
  • FRAP
  • fluorescence spectroscopy
  • bio- & chemi-luminescence
  • high content screening
  • photovoltaic inspection
  • ophtalmology
  • flow cytometry