Caiman Imager

High-performance Caiman Camera Systems for CubeSats

Caiman Camera Core Specifications

Caiman Imager Technical Specifications

Spatial resolution (GSD) at 500 km

PAN 5 m; MS 10 m

Swath at 500 km

20 km

Mass (Including electronics)

1.8 kg

Spectral bands

7 × MS

Satellite Bus Size

Compatible with 6U

Physical Size

2.5 U 10 cm  × 10 cm  × 25 cm (excluding electronics) 2.5 U 10 cm  × 10 cm  × 26.5 cm

Flight Heritage

(with rear-mounted CCU)

Data format

8-bit or 16-bit

Integrated mass data storage

Up to 1024 Gigabytes

Compression

RAW or J2K lossless or lossy

Data interface

LVDS

TMTC interface

SPI, PC, CAN, RS422

Power Usage

imaging mode: < 10 W; readout mode: < 5 W

Power Supply

5V DC

Operating temperature

+10˚C to +30˚C

Survival temperature

-20˚C to +70˚C

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