CCD Camera is sensitive to faint signals in imaging field
CCD Camera is sensitive to faint signals in imaging field.

April 19, 2002 07:44 - Astrocam cooled CCD camera includes Kodak KAF1602 chip with pixel resolution of 1536 x 1024. With 16-bit dynamic range, camera achieves high sensitivity for biomedical applications. Camera includes Image Pro(TM) based software, frame grabber card, power supply, and all necessary cables for operation.

PerkinElmer Optoelectronics Announces Astrocam°™A Cooled CCD Camera Featuring Unparalleled Sensitivity and High Quantum Efficiency at a Low Cost for Biomedical Applications

PerkinElmer Optoelectronics today introduced the 'Astrocam' (FD1510KNI-011, FD1510KNK-011) a cooled CCD camera with a
Kodak KAF1602 chip offering pixel resolution of 1536 x 1024. The Astrocam achieves high sensitivity with a 16 bit dynamic range that allows the user to detect the faintest of signals in their imaging field.

Excelling in such applications as protein quantification, fluorescent microscopy, bioluminescence and chemiluminescence, the Astrocam ships complete with Image Pro(TM) based software, as well as a frame grabber card, power supply, and all necessary cables for operation.

A leader in cooled CCD technology with over 10,000 camera shipped, PerkinElmer Optoelectronics' broad technical and
manufacturing expertise in cooled cameras and easy integration with cutting-edge software ensures customers receive the most high performance solutions available.

PerkinElmer Optoelectronics provides Digital Imaging, Sensor and Lighting technologies to speed the development of breakthrough
applications for our customers in Biomedical, Communications and Industrial markets. With development and manufacturing centers
around the world, PerkinElmer Optoelectronics is able to leverage and align global resources to serve customers through innovation and operational excellence.

PerkinElmer, Inc. is a global technology leader focused in three businesses - Life Sciences, Optoelectronics and Analytical
Instruments. Combining operational excellence and technology expertise with an intimate understanding of our customers' needs,
PerkinElmer creates innovative solutions - backed by unparalleled service and support - for customers in health sciences, communications and other markets whose applications demand precision and speed. The company operates in more than 125
countries, and is a component of the S&P 500 Index. Additional information is available through or 1-877-PKI-NYSE.

Public Relations:
Schwartz Communications
Kathleen Shanahan or Carolyn Adams
Phone: 415-512-0770

General Information:
PerkinElmer Optoelectronics
Elizabeth Holwerda
Phone: 510-979-6810

Company Information:
Name: PerkinElmer Inc. / Optoelectronics Unit
Address: 111 Park Drive
City: Montgomeryville
State: PA
ZIP: 18936
Country: USA
Phone: 215 368 0700
FAX: 215 368 6107

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