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Warning : these figures refer to Tek5 when it was used with a Dutch controller and are for reference only.

Tek5 Parameters

Device Identification

Chip name                             Tek5

Year of manufacture             1994

Serial number                        1675BR05-01

First light on La Palma         December 1994

Description                           Thinned AR coated

Operational Characteristics

    Speed  Standard Quick Turbo Nonastro
    Bias(ADU) 427 524 507 449
    Gain(e/ADU) 1.13 1.53 2.39 4.56
    Noise(e) 4.34 4.82 8.33 45.8
    Linear to(ADU) 60k 60k 50k 15k
    Readout time(s) 100 85 55 40
Binning - NB when binning the readout speed will be set to TURBO regardless of the readout speed selected.

Vertical CTE                    0.999997

Horizontal CTE               0.999987

Physical Characteristics

Pixel Scale (Aux.port)               0.11 arc/pixel

Field of view (Aux.port)            1.8 x 1.8 arcmin

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

Cryostat window thickness       4 mm

Distance from window to CCD       14.6 mm

Cryostat window size                40mm x 40mm

Operational Parameters

Flooding type                           none

Operating temperature           173K

Preferred amplifier                   A

Network name                         CCD4

Anti-blooming available           no

Measured Characteristics

Dark current                     7 e/hour

Chip flatness                     57 micron bow

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