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SAM400 System


SAM400 Sensor


Block diagram of the SAM400 sensor head.

The SAM instrument is available in two versions: Portable (400 series - VIS or VIS/IR), and Semi-autonomous (300 series).

The SAM 400-series system is a portable, weather-resistant, autonomous instrument that has internet connection capability.

SAM 400-series system includes the following items:
  • calibrated aureolograph camera with single spectral filter (currently 670nm, other selections available)
  • calibrated optical depth measurement camera with 670nm filter
  • calibrated wide-field (HALO) measurement camera with 670nm filter
  • sun tracking mount and software
  • pedestal or tripod
  • dual processors with image acquisition software
  • an optional Vis/NIR wavelength, TE-cooled spectrometer
  • on site training at Visidyne is available; 3-days minimum training is recommended
  • a version of the SAM400-series is available that uses an IR-microbolometer to make measurements in the 8 - 12um wavelength regime



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