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Warning : these figures refer to Tek6 when it was used with a Dutch controller and are for reference only.

Tek6 Parameters

Device Identification

Chip name TEK6
Year of manufacture 1994
Serial number 
First light on La Palma March 1995
Description  Thinned AR coated fitted as integral part of WYFFOS

Operational Characteristics

Speed Standard Quick Turbo
Bias(ADU) 1001 1154 742
Gain(e/ADU) 1.35 1.87 2.84
Noise(e) 5.7 7 9.9
Linear to(ADU) 60K 60K 60K
Readout time(s) 142 103 90

Binning - When binning the readout speed will always be TURBO regardless of the speed selected.
Vertical CTE 0.99999
Horizontal CTE  0.99999

Physical Characteristics

X Pixel size 24 microns
Y Pixel size 24 microns
X size in pixels of digitised area  1124
Y size in pixels of digitised area  1124
X size of useful imaging area  1024
Y size of useful imaging area 1024
X start of useful imaging area 50
Ystart of useful imaging area 0
LN2 capacity of cryostat 2.5 litres

Operational Parameters
Flooding type none
Operating temperature 173K
Preferred amplifier B

Measured Characteristics

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Last modified: 21 November 2010