Digital camera for near-IR range HLS 190IR

Digital cameras of the HLS 190IR series with linear InGaAs image sensors are aimed for operation as a registration system in near-infrared region of a spectrum in the wavelengths range from 0,9 up to 2,55 µm, depending on model, as a part of optical spectral instruments. The features of this series are: wide spectral range, low dark signal level, as well as the advanced ability to program the camera operating modes. For additional advice, purchase of a camera, or technical support, contact us!

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Features and application of the HLS 190IR camera

Features of the digital IR camera for spectroscopy HLS 190IR

  • Wide spectral range up to 2.5 µm;
  • Wide dynamic range; low dark signal; low readout noise; thermoelectric cooling of a sensor;
  • Advanced opportunities for programming of operating modes of the cameras; direct shutter control;
  • Various input/output synchronization modes;
  • High-speed interface – 10/100 Ethernet connection; on-board random access memory (RAM);
  • Opportunity of the exposure time setting, pre-exposure and post-exposure delay time setting in wide limits.

Application of the HLS 190IR camera

Digital IR cameras of the HLS 190IR series are designed to work as a registration system in spectrometers of a near-infrared region during the scientific and laboratory investigations, radiation thermometry, non-destructive testing, and also in other scientific and technical areas using spectrometric methods.

For additional consultation on installation and usage of the HLS 190IR infrared digital camera for spectroscopy from SOL instruments, please contact us.

Specification of digital cameras of the HLS 190IR series

Camera modelHLS 190IR-2HLS 190IR-5
Sensor model (Hamamatsu)G9208-256WG9204-512S
Sensor typeInGaAs
Spectral sensitivity range0.90 – 2.55 μm0.90 – 1.67 μm
Number of pixels256512
Pixel size (H) × (V)50 × 250 μm25 × 500 μm
Active area size (H) × (V)12.80 × 0.25 mm12.80 × 0.50 mm
Number of defect pixelsless than 5 %0 %
Peak sensitivity wavelength2.3 μm1.55 μm
Readout noise RSM300 mkV180 mkV
Dark current500 pА (at Т = -20°С)1 pА (at Т = +25°С)
Maximum readout speed416 kHz416 kHz
Minimum temperature of sensor:
with water cooling-35 °С-20 °С
with air cooling-20 °С-10 °С
Limiting time of accumulation of dark signal of the cameras before saturation of the sensor at the minimal temperaturenot less than 0.5 snot less than 35 s
Power consumptionnot more than 40 В•Аnot more than 24 В•А

Camera model: HLS 190IR-2

  • Sensor model (Hamamatsu): G9208-256W
  • Sensor type: InGaAs
  • Spectral sensitivity range: 0.90 – 2.55 μm
  • Number of pixels: 256
  • Pixel size (H) × (V): 50 × 250 μm
  • Active area size (H) × (V): 12.80 × 0.25 mm
  • Number of defect pixels: less than 5 %
  • Peak sensitivity wavelength: 2.3 μm
  • Readout noise RSM: 300 mkV
  • Dark current: 500 pА (at Т = -20°С)
  • Maximum readout speed: 416 kHz
  • Minimum temperature of sensor with water cooling: -35 °С
  • Minimum temperature of sensor with air cooling: -20 °С
  • Limiting time of accumulation of dark signal of the cameras before saturation of the sensor at the minimal temperature: not less than 0.5 s
  • Power consumption: not more than 40 В•А

Camera model: HLS 190IR-5

  • Sensor model (Hamamatsu): G9204-512S
  • Sensor type: InGaAs
  • Spectral sensitivity range: 0.90 – 1.67 μm
  • Number of pixels: 512
  • Pixel size (H) × (V): 25 × 500 μm
  • Active area size (H) × (V): 12.80 × 0.50 mm
  • Number of defect pixels: 0 %
  • Peak sensitivity wavelength: 1.55 μm
  • Readout noise RSM: 180 mkV
  • Dark current: 1 pА (at Т = +25°С)
  • Maximum readout speed: 416 kHz
  • Minimum temperature of sensor with water cooling: -20 °С
  • Minimum temperature of sensor with air cooling: -10 °С
  • Limiting time of accumulation of dark signal of the cameras before saturation of the sensor at the minimal temperature: not less than 35 s
  • Power consumption: not more than 24 В•А

Photo sensitivity of the HLS 190IR camera

Photo sensitivity of the HLS 190IR camera