This high performance digital 12 bit CCD camera system is perfectly suited for life science and machine vision applications, where an excellent image quality and high offset stability is required. At the heart of the camera is an FPGA processor allowing for sophisticated control and accurate timing of the CCD and associated electronics. In addition a proprietary offset control algorithm has been developed which provides very high offset stability, regardless of ambient temperature or signal changes ensuring accurate and repeatable quantitative data over long periods of time. Binning, cooling, as well as other features of the camera can be selected and optimized to accomodate the user‘s application. The camera features high resolution, 12 bit dynamic range, a remarkable quantum efficiency, adjustable exposure times , internal frame buffer for continuous image capture, excellent low noise , cooling of -25 °C versus ambient temperature, standard interfaces, optimal offset stability and control This low light camera system is perfectly suited for many sensitive and low noise imaging applications, such as biochip reading, fluorescence imaging, confocal & light microscopy etc..