NSC1201 – Best Fit for Welding, Additive Manufacturing and Optical Tests Imaging in SWIR

Feb 22, 2023 | News

Designed to deliver superior performance for high dynamic range scenes,  the NSC1201 is NIT’s best fit for imaging in applications such as welding process control, additive manufacturing, and laser beam tracking/alignment.

The NSC1201 is engineered to deliver a pure logarithmic response (NIT’s Patented HDR technology) providing an unprecedented 120dB of dynamic range in snapshot mode. With its internal architecture, the NSC1201 operates without TEC, significantly reducing power consumption and enabling miniaturization capabilities.

Thermographic applications will also benefit from the NSC1201‘s large dynamic range, as it can measure object temperature from 300°C to 1000°C in one scale without changing pixel gain (without TEC).

Features Benefits
Pixel size 15×15µm
Resolution 640×512 pixels
VGA format compatible with most available lenses
Spectral response 0.9-1.7µm Compatible with standard lasers 1064nm and 1550nm
120dB Dynamic Range A unique feature for imaging high dynamic range scenes
TEC Less Reduce power consumption and favor miniaturization.
Exposure time 100µs to 25ms Fully configurable for capturing the best signal-to-noise ratio

The NSC1201 features a pixel size of 15×15µm and a resolution of 640×512 pixels in VGA format, compatible with most available lenses. Its spectral response ranges from 0.9-1.7µm, making it compatible with standard lasers at 1064nm and 1550nm. Additionally, the exposure time is fully configurable, ranging from 100µs to 25ms, ensuring an optimal signal-to-noise ratio.

The NSC1201 fully benefits from NIT’s new manufacturing factory, which includes a new clean room and a high-yield hybridization process. The facility covers the full design and manufacturing cycle of these sensors in volume with a level of quality never achieved before.

Designed to address new markets that could not invest in expensive and difficult-to-use SWIR cameras, the NSC1201 enables NIT to offer its WiDy SWIR 640 camera at the lowest price point on the market, even in unit quantity.

NIT’s WiDy SWIR 640 camera line is available for purchase with various interfaces: USB 3.0, CameraLink, GigE, or Analog interface, offering superior performance and unmatched value for a range of high dynamic range applications.

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WiDySWIR 640 front view

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