KSI Series

Advanced Scanning Acoustic Microscopy

The KSI-V8 is the newest low-cost Scanning Acoustic Microscope (SAM) system from Kraemer Sonic Industries. The V8 offers German engineered quality and unmatched resolution all at a low price. KSI's innovative approach to Acoustic Microscopy has created a patented system able to perform internal microstructure imaging with unmatched scan speeds, resolution, and repeatability. The versatile V8 can be upgraded and customized to fit into any R&D or production level process. KSI has truly created the future of Acoustic Microscopy.


The V8 provides internal imaging of complex samples. With the V8,

you can non-destructively evaluate samples across multiple applications including:

  • Ball Grid Arrays
  • Molded Underfill Inspection
  • Counterfeit Detection
  • Sample Analysis
  • Flip Chip Inspection
  • Stacked Die Imaging
  • Packaging, Seal Testing
  • Welding, Joint Analysis
  • Wafer Fault Detection
  • TSV Circuits



Maximum Image Resolution

32,000 x 32×000

Scanner Speed

2 m/s

Scanner Acceleration

30 m/s²

X/Y Axis Repeatability

+/- 0.1 µm

Z Axis Repeatability

+/- 0.25 µm

Measurement Range

Minimum Scanfield

200 x 200 µm

Maximum Scanfield

400 x 400 mm

Z-Axis Movement

100 ,,

Maximum Sample Size

500 x 750 mm

Frequency Range

5 – 400 MHz

Hardware Configuration

Sample Tank Dimensions

21 x 30 x 5 in
System Dimensions 33 x 35 x 52 in
Weight 1440 lb
Voltage 100 – 220 V
Maximum Power Consumption 1.5 kW (7 A)
Transducers Available Over 200 Varieties


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