pco.dimax S4
super slow motion with high resolution

The pco.dimax S series provides super slow motion with high resolutions for a variety of applications. At 4 MPix resolution the model S4 delivers frame rates up to 1279 fps - combined with high light sensitivity and high dynamic range.

Image data can be transferred via Gigabit Ethernet, USB 3.0 or Camera Link interface. A diversity of trigger and synchronization possibilities makes the pco.dimax S4 a real multi-tool.

Airbag- or material testing, flow and velocity analysis, quality control or impact studies – pco.dimax S cameras are flexible in their performance for use in different applications.

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You can find more detailed info in pco.dimax's data sheet and the high-speed overview.

  • blue highspeed camera pco.dimax S, seen from the right side
  • blue highspeed camera pco.dimax S, side view
  • blue highspeed camera pco.dimax S, view of the back
  • 1279 fps @ 2016 x 2016 pixel full resolution
  • 4502 fps @ 1008 x 1008 pixel
  • excellent image and color quality
  • 12 bit dynamic range
  • no additional black reference calibration required
  • 36 GB inbuilt image memory
  • exposure time range 1.5 µs - 40 ms
  • multiple trigger options
  • master-slave camera synchronisation (up to 5 cameras)
  • IRIG B timecode function
  • Interfaces: USB 3.0, GigE/USB 2.0, Camera Link

product data sheet high-speed overview

  • parameter unit setpoint pco.dimax S4
    resolution (hor x ver) pixel 2016 x 2016
    pixel size (hor x ver) µm 11.0 x 11.0
    peak quantum efficiency % @ 600 nm typ. 50
    dynamic range A/D bit 12
    readout noise e- rms 23
    frame rate fps monochrome (color) 1279 (1102)
    exposure time range s 1.5 µs - 40 ms
    region of interest (ROI) steps of 48 x 4 pixel (centered)
    optical input Nikon F-mount
    data interface GigE, USB 2.0,
    Camera Link,
    USB 3.0
  • Quantum efficiency curve pco.dimax monochrome sensor.