Shortwave Infrared Camera Core

Tau® SWIR

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FLIR Tau® SWIR provides outstanding short-wave infrared image quality and performance over a wide range of imaging and light level conditions. It is the ideal OEM SWIR imaging module for applications like hyperspectral instrumentation, silicon inspection, electro-optical payloads, art restoration, and portable imaging. The Tau SWIR camera incorporates the FLIR high resolution 640×512 ISC1202 Indium Gallium Arsenide (InGaAs) 15-micron pitch focal plane array (FPA) and includes several advanced camera controls features.

The Tau SWIR camera will be discontinued on December 30, 2022. Support for all Tau SWIR configurations will continue through June 30, 2025.

  • Market Leading Features

    With a high resolution InGaAs 640×512/15µm FPA and on-chip correlated double sampling (CDS) for noise reduction Tau SWIR can meet any mission requirements.

  • Size, Weight and Power (SWaP) Optimized

    With a compact form factor, light weight (<81 grams), and less than 3.2 W power consumption (at room temperature) Tau SWIR has the SWaP you need.

  • Technical Performace

    Tau SWIR has greater than 65% quantum efficiency and a full suite of FLIR’s advanced image processing modes.

Specifications
Frame Rate
NTSC: 60 Hz (120 Hz in zoom mode) PAL: 50 Hz (100 Hz in zoom mode)
Pixel Size
15 µm
Imaging & Optical
Frame Rate
NTSC: 60 Hz (120 Hz in zoom mode) PAL: 50 Hz (100 Hz in zoom mode)
Pixel Size
15 µm
Mechanical
Size (w/o lens)
38 x 38 x 36 mm (w/o optics)
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Tau® SWIR