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Bowtech launches new ultra low light underwater camera
Date: Friday, August 08, 2008 @ 12:00:00 EDT
Topic: SURVEY NEWS


Bowtech launches new ultra low light underwater cameraAn industry first, the Bowtech Explorer EXTREME further enhances the qualities of the field proven, Bowtech Explorer camera.

Surpassing the sensitivity of the SIT cameras of old, the EXTREME is truly a quantum leap forward in underwater Ultra Low Light Level viewing.

Featuring the latest EMCCD technology the EXTREME uses Electron Multiplying (EM) to give a superb 85% to 95% Quantum Efficiency (QE), in that critical underwater Blue/Green light region.

Added to that, a low noise floor ensures great CCD sensitivity, with the attendant lower life-cycle cost benefits, that such solid state technology brings.

Increased spatial resolution and signal to noise ratio, gives a wide dynamic range. There is no halo from bright sources and naturally the EMCCD is not susceptible to damage from bright lights.

With auto-iris control this night and day advance in underwater camera technology, is available now from Bowtech Products AquaVision range of advanced cameras and underwater lighting solutions.







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