Meade Deep Sky Imager 4 Color CMOS Telescope Camera

  • Cooled 16 Megapixel one-shot color CMOS astronomy camera for deep-sky astrophotography.
  • Excellent astronomy video camera with 23 frames per second at full resolution.
  • Rugged design and construction.
  • ADC: 12 bit.
  • Back Focus: 17.5 mm.
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Meade Deep Sky Imager 4 Color CMOS Telescope Camera

The Deep Sky Imager 4 Color CMOS Telescope Camera is Meade’s most advanced DSI camera ever! Equipped with a Panasonic 16MP CMOS image sensor, regulated two-stage thermoelectric cooler, and 3.8 um pixels, the DSI IV is the ideal camera for deep-sky photography. It's low-noise dark current, small pixels, and fast USB 3.0 readout make this camera both great at high-resolution photography of the planets or galaxies.

Key Features of Meade Deep Sky Imager 4

  • Cooling delta of -40°C - This keeps thermal noise under control.
  • 3.8 Micron Pixel Size - This is an excellent match for Short to Medium focal length telescopes and camera lenses. It is also great for Planetary Imaging for longer focal length cameras.
  • USB 3.0 Connection With Two Port USB2.0 Hub - Provides 5Gb bandwidth which makes it possible to run the camera at 23fps (in high-speed mode) at full resolution and connect with various accessories, including a filter wheel, guide camera or electronic focuser.
  • Condensation Free Environment - Your desiccant will Lasts much longer and prevent condensation from forming on the outside of the glass when the camera’s cooled.
  • Full ASCOM Driver - Use your favorite imaging software without any hassles.
  • Broad Operating System Compatibility - Microsoft Windows XP/Vista/7/8/9/10 (32 & 64 Bit). Mac OS X. Linux.
  • 16 Megapixels - Easily Print images up to 20 inches x 27 inches.


ADC12 bit
Back Focus17.5 mm
Camera ConnectionM42x0.75
Color or MonoColor
Delta T40C
Dynamic Range12 Stops
Free ShippingYes
Full Rez Frame Rate23fps
Full Well20ke
Max Frame Rate192.4fps
Mega Pixels16.4 mp
Peak QE60%
Pixel Array4656 x 3520
Pixel Size3.6 microns
Read Noise3.6e
Sensor Diagonal21 mm
Sensor TypeCMOS
SensorPanasonic MN34230
Weight1.51 lbs