The Apx Series

Our most advanced CMOS sensor series to date, the Apx series is a heavyweight series of high spec cameras, specifically designed for applications that require outstanding detail.

The signature features of the range – small backfocus, exceptional cooling, and no levelling required – combine with Atik’s flexible design philosophy to OEM applications and our customary premium electronics and build quality to deliver a truly leading-edge range of CMOS Cameras.

Arriving in 2021, now taking enquiries for development projects.

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Our most advanced CMOS sensor series to date, the Apx series is a heavyweight series of high spec cameras, specifically designed for applications that require outstanding detail such as:

  • Microscopy

  • Spectroscopy

  • PCB screening

  • Flat panel screening

  • Colourimetry

  • Neutron Imaging

  • Luminescence

  • Astrophotography


The signature features of the range - small backfocus, exceptional cooling, and no levelling required. Combined with our customary premium electronics and build quality to deliver a truly leading-edge range of CMOS Cameras.

The Apx series seamlessly integrates with Atik's range of advanced software solutions. Additionally, all cameras in this series have large memory buffers and come complete with a built-in USB hub, anti-condensation and anti-reflection optics.

Atik cameras are manufactured in ISO 9001 accredited European facilities, with support and integration assistance from our in-house engineering team based in the UK.

All Atik's OEM scientific products are delivered with our collaborative customisation service. The Apx60 comes with the choice of a commercial sensor or an industrial 'k' grade sensor, guaranteed for continuious use, with an in/out trigger as standard. It is also possible to adapt the case or the comprehensive software development kit to suit your specific requirements, so please get in touch to discuss your needs.

Technical Specification

Apx60

  • Image sensor: Sony IMX455 CMOS sensor (industrial 'K' variant available)
  • Pixel array (resolution): 9568 x 6380
  • No. of pixels: 61.17 MP
  • Pixel size (µm): 3.76 x 3.76
  • Sensor size: 43.3mm diagonal (40.9mm x 31.1mm)
  • Full well: >51,000e-
  • ADC: 16bit
  • Digitisation (MBPS): Limited by USB 3 speed
  • Readout noise: 1.2e- low noise, 3.5e- high speed
  • Cooling delta: -35°C
  • Regulated cooler: Yes
  • Water Assist: No
  • Max. Exposure: 24 hours
  • Min. Exposure: 10 ms
  • PC Interface: USB 3 full speed
  • Power Requirements: 12VDC, 5A
  • Backfocus Distance: Default = 17mm ±0.5; Without levelling plate = 9.5mm ±0.5
  • Thread on front: M54 x 0.75
  • Weight: 1.1kg
  • Overall dimensions: 89mm x 152mm
  • Mono or colour: Either
  • Trigger in/out: Optional

Software Development Kit

  • C interface covering all camera functions
  • Windows c++ examples
  • .net examples
  • .net Wrapper
  • Linux compatible
  • μManager compatible
  • Python compatible

System Requirements

  • Windows 10/Win8 (not RT)
  • USB 3.0 port