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Sky-Watcher Starlight Xpress Trius SX-42 Monochrome Camera - S25001

Sky-Watcher USA   ——   SKU: SWU-S25001
$4,781.00 CAD
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Sky-Watcher Starlight Xpress Trius SX-42 Monochrome Camera Kit

  • Sony ExView 694 sensor
  • 15.98 mm diagonal dimension
  • 4.54 um pixel size
  • 6,050,000 pixel array
  • QE: 77% peak response
  • Three port powered USB hub built-in
  • High speed USB interface
  • Lodestar X2 monochrome guide camera
  • 7-position 1.25" filter wheel with built-in off-axis guider

This Starlight Xpress SX-42 camera kit is a joint effort between Sky-Watcher USA and Starlight Xpress in honor of S-W's 20th Anniversary. The SX-42 Kit provides you with all the equipment you need to simplify setting up a new imaging system. The back-focus is matched for all Sky-Watcher correctors. You simply thread the camera system onto the corrector and you are ready to go. All of the camera components are provided by Starlight Xpress in the United Kingdom, and meet their highest level of standards.

The Starlight Xpress Trius SX-42 Monochrome Camera Kit from Sky-Watcher USA includes the following equipment:

  • A Starlight Xpress Trius 694 Monochrome camera
  • A Lodestar X2 Monochrome guiding camera
  • A 7-position Filter Wheel, 1.25" compatible
  • Off-axis Guider optics included in the filter wheel
  • All required cables for immediate operation
  • A hard plastic Storage and Carrying Case

Camera: Trius 694 monochrome Sensor Specs:

  • Sensor: Sony ExView 694
  • Size: 15.98 mm diagonal dimension
  • Pixel Size: 4.54 umeter
  • Pixel Count: 6,050,000
  • QE: 77% peak in yellow light, 65% at Hydrogen alpha (656 nm).

Other Camera system Features: A Three-port powered USB hub is built-in. This hub can drive the included Lodestar X and filter wheel. The system has a high performance two-stage cooling for better than -40°C delta temperature control. The CCD sensor chamber is back filled with dry Argon gas for improved cooling performance, and to prevent any dew or condensate problems. Exceptionally effective anti-blooming with minimal effect on linearity and no loss of sensor active area. Back focal length is set to 17 mm +/-1 mm. This system includes a high speed USB 2.0 interface for approx. 5 seconds download times. A Single USB cable control for all features - eliminates that dangerous cable tangle! The camera system has a very low power consumption: less than 1.5 amps at 12 V DC. The entire camera system is compact and lightweight - It is only 75 mm in diameter x 70 mm long, and it weighs less than 500 grams to reduce the load on your telescope.

Guide Camera Features:

  • Sensor: Sony ICX829
  • Size: 8 mm diagonal
  • Pixel Size: 8.3 um
  • QE: 77%

The included Filter Wheel assembly is a 7-position 1.25" size with a built-in Off-Axis Guider optics installed. Features:

  • Wheel positions: 7
  • Filter size: 1.25” diameter round
  • Built-in Off Axis Guider for use with included Lodestar X2 guider camera
  • USB controlled and powered

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