Phantom TMX 6410

The Phantom TMX 6410 is designed for extreme high-speed situations with a resolution of 1280 x 800 @ 65.940fps. The back side illuminated (BSI) high-speed CMOS sensor it utilizes delivers the same quality images Phantom Cameras are known for.


The Phantom TMX 6410 is a high-speed camera that also uses back side illumination technology, making it the first of its kind. This innovation has allowed Vision Research engineers to create a custom sensor that can achieve unprecedented speeds while maintaining the image quality that Phantom cameras are renowned for.

Thanks to BSI technology, the TMX cameras can process images more efficiently, allowing them to maintain high throughput levels even when frame rates increase. The TMX 6410 can achieve a throughput of 64 Gigapixels, providing over 66,000 fps at a resolution of 1280 x 800. At lower resolutions, the camera can record over 640,000 fps in standard mode and up to 1.5M fps and 90ns in FAST mode.

As with the TMX 7510, the TMX 6410’s BSI sensor moves the metal parts that interfere with incident light to the back of the sensor, allowing more light to reach each pixel. This enhances light sensitivity and QE, which is essential in high-speed imaging.

The TMX 6410 is part of a new generation of cameras that offer superior throughput, features, and performance. Its flexibility allows for the production of images that meet the needs of scientific analysts. The ability to select binning mode allows for various resolutions without sacrificing speed. For example, in standard mode, the TMX 6410 can reach over 250,000 fps at a resolution of 1280 x 192 (long, thin rectangle). However, by switching to binning mode, the same speeds can be achieved at 640 x 384 (shorter and wider rectangle). Researchers can choose the resolution option that best fits the size and shape of their high-speed event.

BSI Technology

BSI technology provides increased processing efficiency, allowing TMX cameras to maintain their high throughput levels even as frame rates increase. The TMX 6410 has 64 Gigapixel throughput which can provide almost 66,000 fps at a full 1 Mpx resolution of 1280 x 800.  At reduced resolutions the camera will record at over 750,000 fps in standard mode and over 1.5M fps and 95ns with the FAST mode.

BSI (Back-Side Illumination) technology is a method used in the TMX high-speed cameras, to improve the sensitivity and image quality of the camera’s sensor. In a traditional sensor, the light-sensitive pixels are located on the front side of the sensor, with electronic components such as transistors located on the back side. In a BSI sensor, the light-sensitive pixels are located on the back side of the sensor, with the electronic components on the front side. This allows for more light to reach the pixels, resulting in a higher signal-to-noise ratio and improved low-light performance. Additionally, BSI sensors are typically smaller and thinner, allowing for more compact camera designs.

For an in-depth look at how this technology has revolutionized high-speed imaging, read our whitepaper on BSI Sensor Technology.

One truth of high-speed imaging that never changes is that, ‘with increased speeds comes the need for increased light’. The unique back side illuminated sensor found in the Phantom TMX 6410 deals with this issue by locating the metal parts of a traditional sensor that interfere with incident light to the photo-diode to the back of the sensor. Moving those key elements to the back of the sensor allows even more light to reach each pixel, improving light sensitivity and QE.


  • The Phantom TMX 6410 1-Mpx camera has the industry’s first high-speed back side illuminated (BSI) sensor,

  • Sensitivity: Quantum Efficiency*

    • Mono: 77.6%; Binned 72.0%

    • Color: 64.9%

  • Designed for true high-speed performance.

  • 65.940 fps at full 1280 x  800 resolution

  • 1.5Mil fps with FAST option at reduced resolutions.

  • 18.5 micron pixel

  • 12-bit depth

  • CineMag V compatibility

  • 511 Memory partitions

  • Side mounting

  • Full Phantom Features and connectivity

  • Programmable I/O – Assign and define camera signals

QExFF at 532nm

FPS and Resolution in Standard Mode

Resolution 1280 x 800 1280 x 192 1280 x 128 1280 x 64 1280 x 64* 1280 x 32*
FPS 65.940 267.640 395.650 758.330 758.330 1.516.000
*FAST Option

FPS and Resolution in Binned Mode

Resolution 640 x 384 640 x 320 640 x 256 640 x 192 640 x 128 640 x 128* 640 x 64*
FPS 267.640 325.000 395.650 535.290 758.330 758.330 1.516.600
*FAST Option