The Opera-F from Coherent is an optical parametric amplifier (OPA) that delivers a broad tuning range from 650 nm to 900 nm (Signal) and 1200 nm to 2500 nm (Idler). It is a two stage OPA seeded by a white-light continuum and pumped by the second harmonic of the Monaco amplifier. This OPA uses a non-collinear first stage to generate a broad bandwidth and a collinear second stage to generate the large tunable range. It is pumped by an input power of 40 W at 1 MHz from a Monaco amplifier and can deliver an output power of over 4 W (signal + idler). The pulse widths of the signal output of this OPA can be compressed to less than 75 fs using a prism-based compressor, and the idler pulses under 100 fs, using a bulk compressor. It has a signal + idler conversion efficiency of over 10% and is ideal for optogenetics, surface spectroscopy and multiphoton excitation microscopy applications.