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    MINI BLACKBIRD 1280

    The Mini Blackbird SXGA is a state of the art HD MWIR core optimized for low SWaP-C applications. This breakthrough very Low SWaP-C core enables MWIR HD to meet the demanding requirements of tactical applications such as: small and tactical payloads, hand held and portable devices, tactical situation awareness systems and variety of armor sights requirements. The Mini-Blackbird integrates SCD’s advanced pixel technology of XBn 10μm pixel size. The 1280 x 1024 FPA is based on SCD’s proven XBn technology which enables HOT (High Operating Temperature) FPA operation at 150K without compromising on the detectors overall performance. The HOT HD FPA is integrated into a very compact Dewar and operated using an advanced micro-cooler optimized for HOT detectors. In addition, the detectors proximity electronics include full video core with image processing capabilities on board providing a very compact solution, very low weight (<350 gr) and very low power consumption (total power is about 5W at room temperature).

    • Parameter
      Performance
    • Detector Type
      HOT XBn Array
    • Pitch
      10µm
    • Format
      1280×1024
    • FPA Temperature
      150°K
    • FPA Spectral range
      3.6÷4.2μm (1-4.2μm available on request)
    • NETD (2Me- Cap.)
      < 25mK at 70% well fill capacity
    • Residual Non Uniformity
      0.04% STD/DR at 10-80% well fill capacity
    • Integration modes
      ITR, IWR, others
    • Integration capacitors and their Floor Noise (FN)
      0.3Me- ; FN = 80e- / 0.5Me- ; FN = 120e- (ITR mode only) / 2.0Me- ; FN = 340e- ITR / 500e- IWR / 3.5Me- ; FN = 1200e- (ITR mode only)
    • Maximum Frame rate
      90Hz (full window, raw image)
    • Video output
      Camera Link Digital Output
    • Digital signal resolution
      13 bit
    • Readout mode
      Normal / 2x2 Binning
    • Readout direction
      Bottom-up/Left-right
    • Windowing
      Flexible: at 2 row steps
    • IDCA optical parameters
      F/3.4, F/4 (Others per customer request)
    • Cooler options
      K580 / SX-020 / RM1S
    • Power consumption (at 23C at 60Hz)
      Cooler <2.5W / Proximity electronics <2.5W
    • Size
      Length (optical axis) - 80 mm
    • Weight
      < 350gr
    • Frame rate: Raw digital output at up to 90 Hz (full window size) ; Fully processed data at 60Hz
    • Simple electrical interface using our legacy connector with camera link interface and a simple communication protocol
    • Non Uniformity Correction (NUC)
    • Bad-Pixel Replacement (BPR)
    • Automatic Exposure / Gain Control (AGC)
    • Dynamic Range Compression (DRC)
    • Auto Focus support (Q-Factor)
    • Pseudo-color Look-Up-Tables
    • Spatial & Temporal Noise Reduction
    •  MINI BLACKBIRD 1280
    •  MINI BLACKBIRD 1280
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