AVT Bigeye G-132 NIR Cool - NIR optimized camera with ICX285, Peltier cooling -20 °C

AVT Bigeye G-132 NIR Cool - NIR optimized camera with ICX285, Peltier cooling -20 °C

Product Overview:

  • Sensitive in both the visible and NIR spectrum
  • Exposure time up to more than 4200 s
  • Gain (6 dB)
  • Exposure time 80077 µs to 4294 seconds (≈ 71 min)
  • Binning (2x1, 2x2)
  • Three look-up tables (LUTs)
  • Gamma (0.45, 0.5, 0.7)
  • Five storable user sets
Easy integration
The Bigeye G-132 NIR Cool can be easily integrated into your application, since it is GigE Vision compliant and compatible with AVT's GigE SDKs. Additionally, this camera can be used with numerous third-party software solutions. 




The Bigeye G-132B NIR Cool is distinguished by high performance both in the visible spectrum and the NIR spectrum; its ICX285 CCD sensor is modified for enhanced NIR sensitivity.

  • GigE Vision, multi-functional, user-configurable I/O interface
  • ICX285 EXview HAD CCD sensor, 1280 x 1024 pixels, extended sensitivity ranging from 350 nm to 1000 nm, peltier cooling, stabilized to -20 °C, exposure time up to 4292 s (≈ 71 min)
  • Reliable operation under rough industrial conditions

The Bigeye G-132B NIR Cool is a prime quality CCD camera that is sensitive both in the visible and the NIR spectrum. It is optimal for applications requiring long exposure times.
Typical applications:

  • Low-noise imaging (industrial and scientific imaging)
  • Image acquisition with long exposure times
  • Microscopy with high resolution
  • Fluorescence microscopy
  • Gel electrophoresis, DNA documentation
  • Non-destructive evaluation of photosensitive objects
  • Astronomy
  • Solar cell/wafer inspection



IEEE 802.3 1000baseT
1280 × 1024
Sony ICX285
Sensor type
CCD Progressive
Sensor size
Type 2/3
Cell size
6.45 µm
Lens mount
Frame rate
12.5 fps
12 Bit
On-board FIFO
32 Mbyte
Bit depth
12 Bit
Mono modes
Mono8, Mono12, Mono12Packed
General purpose inputs/outputs (GPIOs)
Opto-isolated I/Os
Operating conditions/dimensions
Operating temperature
0 °C ... 35 °C
Power consumption (@12 V)
max. <36 W, typ. <18 W
1270 g
Body dimensions (L × W × H in mm)
100.8 × 90 × 99 mm incl. connectors, w/o lens
CE, RoHS (2011/65/EU), WEEE, FCC Class B


Spectral Response


Additional documents

Software and firmware

Vimba is our current future-proof SDK.

Other SDKs and tools are available on our Software downloads webpage.

To obtain firmware for your Bigeye camera, please contact our technical support team.