Meade LPI-G Advanced Monochrome Camera

  • Solar, Lunar, and Planetary Guide Camera.
  • 6.3 Megapixels (3072 x 2048).
  • 59 Frames per Second at full resolution.
  • CMOS - SONY IMX178 Image Sensor.
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  • Regular price $399.99

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Meade LPI-G Advanced Monochrome Camera

The Meade LPI-G Advanced Monochrome Camera is a great updated version of the original LPI-G camera also made by Meade. This camera has 6.3 megapixels (3072 x 2048) and shoots 59 frames per second. It also comes with a SONY IMX178 back-illuminated CMOS image sensor.

The Meade LPI-G Advanced Monochrome Camera Details

  • Power Source: DC 5V over PC USB port.
  • Chip Dimensions: 1/1.8 inch (7.4 mm x 4.9 mm).
  • Pixel Size: 2.4μm x 2.4μm.
  • A/D Conversion: 8 or 14 bits.
  • Frames per second/Resolution: 59 fps at full resolution.
  • Shutter: Electronic Rolling Shutter.
  • Minimum Exposure Time: 0.244 ms.
  • Maximum Exposure Time: 1,000 s.
  • Mounting Type: 1.25-inch nosepiece, C-mount.
  • Image Format: JPEG, BITMAP, FITS.
  • Video Format: SER, AVI.
  • Sensor Binning: 1x1, 2x2.
  • Digital Binning: 1x1, 2x2, 3x3, 4x4.
  • Spectral Range: 350-1050nm.
  • Operating Temperature: minus 10 degrees Celsius ~ 50 degrees Celsius.
  • Storage Temperature: minus 20 degrees Celsius ~ 60 Celsius.
  • Operating Humidity: 30% ~ 80%.


ADC14 bit
Back Focus17.5 mm
Camera Connection1.25" Nosepiece/C Thread
Color or MonoMonochrome
Dynamic Range12.8 Stops
Free ShippingYes
Full Rez Frame Rate6fps
Full Well15ke
Max Frame Rate479.7fps
Mega Pixels6.3 mp
MP5 to 8 MP
Peak QE79%
Pixel Array3072 x 2048
Pixel Size2.4 microns
PS3 Microns or Smaller
Read Noise2.2e
Sensor Diagonal8.9 mm
Sensor TypeCMOS
SensorSony IMX184
Weight0.25 lbs


  • A high-speed USB 3.0 connecting cable.
  • ST-4 Guide Cable.
  • 1.25-inch nose extension with C-Mount.
  • Meade Sky Capture Software on CD Rom.