Mercury SWIFT

Small Form Factor, Ruggedized Event-based SWIR Camera

Key Features:

  • 640 x 512@1600fps
  • Up to 4 W power at full rate
  • Up to 12 Gbps CoaXPress interface
  • C, CS-mounts available, Custom mounts available upon Request
  • Ruggedized / Industrial grade Camera
  • Full built-in self-test (BIT)
  • Full built-in voltage testing
  • Customization as per user requirements


  • Military
  • Aerospace
  • Global Security
  • Target Tracking
  • Object identification
  • Image Fusion
  • Surveillance

The Mercury CoaXPress SWIFT is a rugged, ultra-thin high speed, low-power event-based SWIR camera with a micro-BNC interface which supports 640×512 resolution event video at rates 1600 fps.

Our camera incorporates SCD SWIFT event-based sensor with a 10 μm pixel size with TEC cooler. With an extremely compact outline, the Mercury can be fit into tight spaces. Latest imaging technology provides smaller pixels with superior sensor performance provides great imaging performance, cost savings, and SWaPc benefits.


Pixel Size 10 μm x 10 μm
Resolution 640 (H) x 512 (V)
Sensor Size 8.1 mm diagonal
Sensor SCD SWIFT event-based sensor
Output Interface 6.25/12.5 Gbps CoaXPress 2.0
Interface Connector Micro-BNC
Output Resolution 2 bit per event, 12/11 bit for video
Max Event Rate 50 Keps, 800 fps @13 bit, 1600 fps @ 11 bit
Image Acquisition Continuous / Triggered
Camera Control Gen<i>Cam Electronic Shutter Event based / Global
Background rate 0.1 Hz @ 1Klux / 10Hz @ 5 lux
Dynamic Range 86 dB
On camera processing
  • Defect pixel correction
  • ROI
  • Frame counter
  • ITR and IWR
  • Event rate control
  • Image flip
  • Binning
Operational Time Counter GPIO Connection
GPIO Connection Two inputs, two outputs, external trigger & strobe controller


Dimensions (including lens mount) Commercial: 44 mm x 44 mm x 35 mm (Height x Width x Depth)
Industrial: 44 mm x 44 mm x 35 mm (Height x Width x Depth)
Weight (without lens) Commercial: ~50 g
Industrial: ~90 g
Operating Temperature Commercial: 0 °C to 50 °C, 20-85% humidity (non-condensing)
Industrial: -40 °C to 70 °C, 20-85% humidity (non-condensing)
Storage Temperature Commercial: 0 °C to 55 °C, 20-85% humidity (non-condensing)
Industrial: -40 °C to 75 °C, 20-85% humidity (non-condensing)
Operational Shock According to customer’s requirements
Operational Vibration According to customer’s requirements
Ingress Protection Optional IP67 (with protective lens tube)
Lens Mount C-mount, CS-mount, Custom mounts available upon Request
Power Input PoCXP full support (11-28 V with external power option)
Power Consumption <3 W @ 24V DC

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