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Looking For $2500 Monochrome Camera

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Posted by Justin Ryser on October 29, 2002 07:01:11 UTC

I am involved in a research project at my university, and we need a camera to perform multiple functions. We're looking for a camera that:
can bin up to a pixel size of ~20-25 um,
has a QE peak around 520 nm,
full well per pixel >50,000 e- (~70,000 binned),
good dynamic range,
near-real-time read out to computer (~1 sec lag, preferably linux compatable),
all for a cost of no more than ~$2500.

New, the cameras I have found meeting these specs go for around $6000-$8000. I was wondering if there is a place to go to find second hand ccds, or if anyone could give me any leads.

Thanks,

Justin

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