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Used Starlight Xpress Lodestar X2 - Monochrome

SKU : UT-14888

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  • This Used item is in "Like New" condition and comes with all original packaging.
  • CCD type: ICX829AL Sony Exview interline CCD with very low dark current and vertical anti-blooming
  • CCD Full resolution Pixel data: Pixel size: 8.2uM x 8.4uM, Image format: 752 x 580 pixels
  • CCD Image area: 6.4mm (Horizontal) x 4.75mm (Vertical)
  • CCD quality: Grade 1

Product Details

  • The Starlight Xpress Lodestar X2 Autoguider is packed full of great features:
    • 1.25" diameter allows it to drop neatly into your 1.25" eyepiece holder - no additional adapters required.
    • Large imaging area (6.45mm x 4.75mm) gives you a wide field of view to find a suitable guide star.
    • Sensitivity - with an impressive 77% QE, and large pixels, the Lodestar X2 just sucks up those photons. Sensitivity is key, but combined with the incredibly low noise of the Lodestar X2, finding a guide star has just become even easier.
    • Full size RJ12 Autoguider Port - No need to run extra cables from your computer to control your mount corrections.
    • Powered by the USB of your computer so there's no need to carry an extra power supply with you - one less thing to forget when you are on your way to the Star Party.
    • Compact and solid aluminum construction.
    • Spectral Response: QE max at 620nM (~77%), 45% at 400nM and 770nM
    • Readout Noise: Less than 10 electrons RMS - typically only 6 electrons
    • Full-well capacity: Greater than 50,000 e- (unbinned)
    • Anti-blooming: Overload margin greater than 1000x
    • Dark current: Dark frame saturation time greater than 1 hour. Less than 0.1 electrons/second @ + 10C ambient
    • Data format: 16 bits
    • System gain: 0.4 electrons per ADU
    • Computer Interface: Built-in USB 2.0 compatible interface
    • Image download time: Typically 0.2 seconds at full resolution using USB 2.0
    • Power requirements: USB powered
    • Cooling system: Ambient air cooling
    • Size: 32 x 86mm black anodized aluminium barrel with 1 x 32tpi  mount thread at the CCD window end & input/output plugs at rear
    • Weight: approx. 85 g (3 oz.)
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