Used Mallincam Universe Color Deep Sky Camera - UT-12111 - SOLD

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Used Mallincam Universe Color Deep Sky Camera - UT-12111 - SOLD

The New MallinCam UNIVERSE represent excellence in design and research in a  Color CCD Camera that is capable of live continuous refresh with a maximum download of a second per frame. The Universe is a first in a CCD camera where the software takes an image and downloads it for full frame to view live on the computer monitor non-stop. The camera acts as a video system thru the supplied MallinCam software displaying a continuously refreshing image at every exposure, displaying the  live image on a computer monitor. 

The MallinCam Universe is the largest  Live Video CCD camera on the market.
The camera is  USB 2.0 controlled, and the image is also transferred through the same USB connection.  A Deep Cooling system with a Premium Argon Gas filled sealed sensor chamber allows cooling possible to reach as low as -45C continuous  to ensure the lowest dark current possible; in most cases a dark frame is not generally required.   Taking quality images is now possible and easier than ever with the MallinCam Universe.  A constant live image is also displayed for those who wish to use the camera as a live observing system (EAA).  At the heart of the Universe is a Class 0 scientific grade Sony ICX413AQ-S large APS-C class sensor, with a total size (diagonal) of 28.4 mm across and large 7.8 X 7.8 micron pixels size.  The camera will excel in delivering live color images. Total pixels of the ccd sensor is 6.31 mega pixels. Horizontal size of the sensor is 25.10mm and Vertical size is 17.64mm.  Active pixels deliver a total image size of 3032 X 2016 (active pixels is 6.11 MP).  The MallinCam UNIVERSE can also be switched from color mode to black and white  with a click of the mouse.  A binning  mode of 1x1, 2x2, 3x3, 4x4 is also available in the control software all in color to increase sensitivity and change resolution, allowing live focus on the fly in any image size with the crop feature not found on any other models of astronomy ccd camera.  Live processing per frame is done with features such as full Histogram adjustment, Gamma adjustment,  Contrast adjustment, and Auto White Balance or manual RGB Color Balance, Stacking feature, Dark Field Correction on the fly and more.  
Works with WIN XP, WIN Vista, WIN 7. WIN 8, Win 10, 32 or 64 bits.

The unique circuitry found on all other MallinCam CCD systems has been introduced into this new design making the MallinCam UNIVERSE deliver a variable high gain, an ultra high dynamic range, and a high Signal-to-Noise ratio.  The MallinCam Universe comes complete with:  a 5 meter USB cable, 2" threaded adapter, a 1.25" converter allowing the use of a optional 1.25" eyepiece adapter, 110 volts AC to 12 volts DC power supply, and driver and software on a USB key.  An optional 0.5X focal reducer is available and a optional spacer is also available that screws directly to the camera body.  The MallinCam Universe weighs just over 924 grams (2.1 pounds) and uses a 'T' mount system.


    Resolution: 6.1 Megapixels, 3032x2014
    1.8" Sony ICX413AQ-S Interline Color CCD

    No Infrared filter
    Full Color Binning: 1x1, 2x2, 3x3 4x4
    High Performance Peltier Cooling & Fan to -45C
    Adjustable Gain - for sensitivity increase
    Hardware Black Level
    Live Constant Color View in any Binning Mode
    Black aluminum construction
    100% Real time Deep Sky Viewing or Imaging
    Some of the Software Features:
    Live Histogram
    Gain Adjustment
    Live Stacking Feature, Mean and Average selectable
    Batch Image saving
    Live Dark Field Correction
    Sharpness Adjustments for Razor sharp Live Image
    Cross Hair
    Auto White Balance
    Manual White Balance
    And more!

    Computer Requirements:
        Microsoft Windows (32-bit & 64-bit) XP/Vista/7/8/10
        USB 2.0 port


Warranty90 Day Covered By OPT


  • Mallincam Universe camera body
  • Mallincam 2X big barlow
  • Reducer lens
  • T to 2" adapter
  • 5 meter USB 2 cable
  • AC power supply
  • Soft carry case

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