Meade Deep Sky Imager 4 Monochrome CMOS Telescope Camera

  • Large 4/3-inch Format.
  • 16 megapixel, Low Noise CMOS Sensor.
  • Dual-Stage, Regulated, Thermo-electric Cooler (TEC).
  • SkyCapture Camera Control Software.
  • ASCOM Compatible
  • 23-fps at Full Resolution
  • Captures in Both Video and Still Frame
  • Suitable for Lunar, Planetary, and Deep Sky Astro-imaging!


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Meade Deep Sky Imager 4 Monochrome CMOS Telescope Camera

The Meade Deep Sky Imager 4 Monochrome CMOS Telescope Camera (DSI-IV with Case):

The Deep Sky Imager 4 Monochrome 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 Imagers

  • 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 5 gb bandwidth which makes it possible to run the camera at 23-fps (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 and 64 Bit). Mac OS X. Linux.
  • 16 Megapixels
    Easily Print images up to 20-inches x 27-inches.
  • Cooled 16 Megapixel monochrome CMOS astronomy camera for deep-sky astrophotography.
  • Excellent astronomy video camera with 23 frames per second at full resolution.
  • Rugged design and construction.



ADC12 bit
Back Focus17.5 mm
Camera ConnectionM42x0.75
Camera Dimensions3.45" x 3.2" x 4.13"
Case Dimensions11.02" x 9.06" x 5.91"
Color or MonoMonochrome
Delta T40C
Dynamic Range12 Stops
Free ShippingYes
Full Rez Frame Rate23fps
Full Well20ke
Max Frame Rate192.4fps
Mega Pixels16.4 mp
MP13 to 20 MP
Peak QE60%
Pixel Array4656 x 3520
Pixel Size3.6 microns
PS3 Microns or Smaller
Read Noise3.6e
Sensor Diagonal21 mm
Sensor TypeCMOS
SensorPanasonic MN34230
Weight1.51 lbs
Weight5.26 lb case



  • DSI IV Camera
  • M42 to 2" Nosepiece
  • AC Power Adapter (US plug only)
  • USB 3.0 cable
  • Desiccant plug
  • Meade SkyCapture Software CD
  • Hard carrying case



  • Built-in USB Hub: 2 x USB 2.0 Ports
  • Power Supply: DC 5V over PC USB Port. External Power Adapter for Cooling System, DC12V, 3A
  • Software: Meade SkyCapture- v2.1 or greater
  • Product Weight: 1.51-pounds (0.69 kg)
  • Product Dimensions: 8.75 cm x 8.16 cm x 10.49 cm
  • Hard Carry Case Weight: 5.24-pounds (2.4 kg)
  • Hard Case Dimensions with Camera and Accessories: 11.02" x 9.06" x 5.91" (28 cm x 23 cm x 15 cm)