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Starlight Xpress Ultrastar Mini CCD Guiding/Imaging Monochrome Camera, 1392x1040

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Starlight Xpress UltraStar Mono in excellent condition. Comes with protective cap, CD-ROM, autoguider cable and USB cable in its original case. 

The Ultrastar camera is an advanced version of the Starlight Express Superstar'guide camera and has a similar resolution of 1392 x 1040 pixels. However, the CCD chip has 70% more area and the QE is considerably greater, at around 75% peak. These characteristics give the Ultrastar an excellent performance as both a guide camera and an imaging camera, which is especially well suited to 'Live Viewing' mode.

  • CCD                                 Sony ICX825AL ExView2 monochrome CCD
  • Pixel count                    1392(H) x 1040(V)
  • Pixel size                        6.45 x 6.45uM
  • Optical size                    8.98 x 6.71 mm
  • Read noise                     Typically 5.0 electrons
  • QE                                     Peak QE 75% (yellow light)
  • Gain                                 0.3 e/ADU
  • Barrel size                      31.75mm dia. x 85mm long (1.25 inch eyepiece push fit size)
  • Barrel thread                 25.4mm x 0.75mm ‘CS’ mount lens thread
  • Input connection          ‘Mini B’ USB socket for USB2.0
  • Output connection       Standard RJ12 autoguider socket
  • Output type                    Opto-isolated 4 lines (N,S,E & W) pull down with common return line
  • Download rate              Approx. 2 frames per second in binned 1×1 mode

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