UltraCam Falcon
  • UltraCam Falcon Technical

Image Product Specification

 

  • Image data formats: JPEG; TIFF with options for 8 and 16 bits, standard tiff format
  • Image storage format in level 2: full resolution panchromatic, separate color channels at color resolution
  • Color at level 3: full resolution R, G, B, Near-IR channels, planar or pixel-interleaved

 

Camera Digital Sensor Subsystem

 

  • Panchromatic image size: 14,430 * 9,420 (17,310 * 11,310 pixels)
  • Panchromatic physical pixel size: 7.2 μm (6.0 μm)
  • Input data quantity per image: 546 MB | 787 MB (135 mega pixel | 200 mega pixel)
  • Maximum frame rate <1.0 | 1.35 seconds per frame
  • CCD signal to noise ratio: 72 dB
  • CCD image dynamic: 14 bit; workflow dynamic: 16 bit
  • Physical dimensions with 100 mm (70 mm) PAN lenses, including computer and storage module: 43 cm x 43 cm x 73 cm
  • Weight with 100 mm (70 mm) PAN lenses, including computer and storage module: approximately 65 kg
  • Power consumption at full performance, including computer and storage module: 350 watts

 

Camera Computer and Data Storage Subsystem

 

  • Solid-state disc pack with RAID system for data protection
  • Unlimited with use of multiple data units with approximately 4 TB (7500 images | 5200 images) per unit

Camera Operational Specification

 

  • Data recording time @ 10 cm GSD, 60 percent forward overlap, 140 kts @ 8 hours per data unit
  • Maximum forward overlap @ 10 cm GSD (@ 5 cm GSD) with 140 kts @ 92 % (85 %) (87 % (75 %))