iKon CCD Camera Series

The iKon slow scan CCDs offer industry-leading low-noise performance, alongside unparalleled thermoelectric cooling to -100°C, enabling better signal-to-noise at longer exposure times than other CCD cameras on the market. The iKon series offer up to 5 MHz readout for rapid frame rate acquisition or fast focusing, along with direct USB 2.0 connectivity to PC.

Model Active Pixels Cooling Pixel Size Frame Rate Read Noise
iKon-M 912
512 x 512
24 x 24
iKon-L 936
2048 x 2048
13.5 x 13.5
iKon-M 934
1024 x 1024
13 x 13
PV Inspector
1024 x 1024
13 x 13


Pushing Detection Boundaries from Particles to Galaxies

The iKon-M platform includes a 1 Megapixel NIR-enhanced Deep Depletion model, ideal for Bose-Einstein Condensation. The iKon-M ‘PV Inspector’ has been designed specifically for Photovoltaic Inspection.

The iKon-L is a revolutionary 4 Megapixel, high-sensitivity CCD platform, delivering outstanding field of view, resolution and dynamic range. This platform is used widely across Astronomy and Bio-Imaging OEM applications.


Features Benefits
Unparalleled thermoelectric (TE) cooling performance negligible dark current, without the aggravation or safety concerns associated with LN2. Market-exclusive TE cooling specs of -100°C with 10°C water chiller/recirculator available from Andor); -80°C with air-cooling via integrated low-noise fan.
Up to 95% QE back-illuminated sensors available for maximum photon capture and higher S/N ratio.
UltraVac™ proprietary and proven vacuum process, critical for sustained vacuum integrity, sensor protection and unequalled cooling, year after year.
Up to 4 Megapixel iKon-L 936 offers large field of view, while maintaining -100 °C TE cooling.
PV Inspector iKon-M variant specifically for in-line inspection of Photovoltaics using EL or PL in the NIR.
Up to 5MHz pixel readout High frame rates achievable
USB 2.0 PC interface “Plug and Play” connectivity direct from camera to PC.

Specification Sheet

Specification Sheets
iKon-M 912 iKon-M 934 iKon-L 936 iKon-M PV




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