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66 -- High Speed Digital Video Camera

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Solicitation Notice
423490 — Other Professional Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
Contracting Office
Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Acquisition Management Division, 100 Bureau Drive, Building 301, Room B129, Mail Stop 1640, Gaithersburg, MD, 20899-1640, UNITED STATES
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THIS IS A COMBINED SYNOPSIS/SOLICITATION FOR COMMERCIAL ITEMS PREPARED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE FORMAT IN FAR SUBPART 12.6-STREAMLINED PROCEDURES FOR EVALUATION AND SOLICITATION FOR COMMERCIAL ITEMS-AS SUPPLEMENTED WITH ADDITIONAL INFORMATION INCLUDED IN THIS NOTICE. SIMPLIFIED ACQUISITION PROCEDURES ARE UTILIZED IN THIS PROCUREMENT. THIS ANNOUNCEMENT CONSTITUTES THE ONLY SOLICITATION; QUOTATIONS ARE BEING REQUESTED, AND A WRITTEN SOLICITATION DOCUMENT WILL NOT BE ISSUED. This solicitation is a Request for Quotation (RFQ). The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-15. *** The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 423490 with a small business size standard of 500 employees. This acquisition is 100% small business set-aside. In accordance with the Non-Manufacturer Rule, to qualify under a small business set-aside, the distributor and the manufacturer must qualify as a Small Business manufacturer under the NAICS code identified above. ***The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has a requirement for a High Speed Digital Video Camera to be used in the Surface and Microanalysis Science Division at NIST, Gaithersburg, MD. *** ***All interested Offerors shall provide a quote for the following line item: Line Item 0001: The Contractor shall furnish one (1) Each, High Speed Digital Video Camera The required camera shall meet or exceed the following specifications: High-Speed Digital Video Camera Specifications: Record at a frame rate up to 30,000 Hz with at least 256 pixels x 256 pixels of resolution. Full resolution must be at least 1,024 pixels x 1,024 pixels at 1,000 Hz. Total record time must be at least 2 s at 30,000 Hz. Total record time must be at least 2 s at 1,000 Hz. User controlled exposure time. Ability to store more than one recorded set of files in memory. Ability to overwrite memory without first erasing stored files. Interface directly with a PC or PC card. Interface cable at least 4 m long. Output as AVI, TIFF, and BMP formats. Optional lens mounting capability. Remote triggering and control by PC. Trigger modes including the ability to record looping until stopped, manual trigger and stopping, timed trigger and stopping. Camera dimensions must not exceed 25 cm x 15 cm x 30 cm. Camera weight must not exceed 5.4 kg. Separate control box or camera integrated control box. Data analysis software is not necessary, but acceptable if required. A working product must exist to date. *** Inspection and Acceptance Criteria 1. Visual-Physical check at NIST laboratory for adherence to design specifications. 2. Performance check at NIST laboratory for adherence to performance specifications. The tests will be performed as soon as the instrument is ready, as determined by the contractor, and may be witnessed by the contractor. *** ***Award will be made to the Offeror whose quote offers the lowest price, technically acceptable quote. *** ***Delivery shall be FOB DESTINATION and be completed in accordance with the Contractor?s commercial schedule. *** ***The contractor shall pack and mark the shipment in conformance with carrier requirements, deliver the shipment in good order and condition to the point of delivery specified in the purchase order, be responsible for any loss of and/or damage to the goods occurring before receipt and acceptance of the shipment by the consignee at the delivery point specified in the purchase order; and pay all charges to the specified point of delivery. The contractor shall deliver all line items to NIST, Building 301, Shipping and Receiving, Gaithersburg, MD 20899-0001. *** ****Evaluation of Technical Capability shall be based on the information provided in the quotation. Quotations shall include the make and model of the products, manufacturer sales literature or other product literature, which CLEARLY DOCUMENTS that the offered product(s) meet or exceed the specifications stated above. The full text of a FAR provision or clause may be accessed electronically at http://acquisition.gov/comp/far/index.html. The following provisions apply to this acquisition: 52.212-1 Instructions to Offerors-Commercial Items; 52.212-3 Offerors Representations and Certifications- Commercial Items. Offerors must complete annual representations and certifications on-line at http://orca.bpn.gov in accordance with FAR 52.212-3 Offerors Representations and Certifications- Commercial Items. If paragraph (j) of the provision is applicable, a written submission is required. The following clauses apply to this acquisition: 52.204-7 Central Contractor Registration; 52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions?Commercial Items; 52.212-5 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders? Commercial Items including subparagraphs: (5)(i) 52.219-6, Notice of Total Small Business Set-Aside; (14) 52.222-3, Convict Labor; (15) 52.222-19, Child Labor ? Cooperation With Authorities And Remedies; (16) 52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities; (17) 52-222-26, Equal Opportunity; (18) 52.222-35, Equal Opportunity for Special Disabled Veterans; (19) 52.222-36, Affirmative Action for Workers with Disabilities; (20) 52.222-37, Employment Reports on Special Disabled Veterans; (24) 52.225-3, Buy American Act - Free Trade Agreements - Israeli Trade Act; (26) 52.225-13, Restriction on Certain Foreign Purchases; and (31) 52.232-33, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer-Central Contractor Registration. Department of Commerce Agency-Level Protest Procedures Level above the Contracting Officer is also incorporated. It can be downloaded at www.nist.gov/admin/od/contract/agency.htm. ***All vendors shall submit the following: 1) An original and one (1) copy of a quotation which addresses all Line Items; 2) Two (2) Originals of the Technical description and/or product literature; 3) Description of commercial warranty; and 4) One (1) copy of the most recent published price list. ***All quotes shall be received not later than 3:30:00 PM local time, on March 30, 2007 at the National Institute of Standards & Technology, Acquisition and Logistics Division, 100 Bureau Drive, Building 301, Room B129, Mail Stop 3571, Gaithersburg, MD 20899-3571, Attn: Jennifer Roderick. Because of heightened security, FED-EX, UPS, or similar delivery methods are the preferred method of delivery of quotes. If quotes are hand delivered, delivery shall be made on the actual due date through Gate A, and a 48 hour (excluding weekends and holidays) prior notice shall be made to the Contracts Office at 301-975-4959. NIST is not responsible for late delivery due to the added security measures. In addition, offerors/quoters who do not provide 24-hour notification in order to coordinate entrance to the NIST campus shall assume the risk of not being able to deliver offers/quotes on time. The Government is not responsible for the amount of time required to clear unannounced visitors, visitors without proper identification and without complete information that would allow delivery (i.e. point of contact, telephone POC, bldg., room number, etc.). If 24 hour notification was not provided, it is suggested your company representative or your courier service arrive at NIST at least 90 minutes prior to the closing time in order to process entry to the campus through the visitor center and complete delivery. Notice shall include the company name, name of the individual making the delivery, and the country of citizenship of the individual. For non-US citizens, the following additional information will be required: title, employer/sponsor, and address. Please ensure that the individual making the delivery brings photo identification, or they will be denied access to the facility. Faxed quotes will NOT be accepted. Emailed quotes will be accepted. ***
Place of Performance
Address: 100 Bureau Drive, Shipping & Receiving, Building 301, Gaithersburg, Maryland
Zip Code: 20899-0001
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