Andor Technology has launched its iXon X3 range of high-performance EMCCD cameras, which it says represents the next generation of cameras within the iXon platform. The new cameras offer an advanced features the company's OptAcquire functionality, allowing users to optimise an array of camera acquisition parameters with a single click, so as to offer best performance under a wide range of application conditions. The OptAcquire function makes the iXon X3 range easy to use, while allowing complete flexibility for the user.
The new iXon X3 range also offers the company's count convert functionality, allowing real time data acquisition in units of electrons or incident photons. Additional new features include spurious noise filters, a cropped sensor mode to significantly boost frame rates, improved photon counting capabilities and real time data averaging. The X3 comes with a seven year warranty on Andor’s UltraVac vacuum head.