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Saxon CCD2 Monochrome Astronomy Imaging Camera

Regular Price: $479 Special Price: $259

Affordable CCD technology is perfect for the beginning astrophotographer!

The Saxon CCD2 Monochrome Astronomy Imaging Camera has an automatic mode for first time users and manual settings to help you learn as you go. Easy USB 2.0 connection. Just insert the camera into the focuser and you're ready to begin photographing.

The Saxon CCD2 Monochrome Imager features a 1/4" High Sensitivity Low Noise CMOS Sensor Chip. Monochrome features increased resolution over colour version.

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About the Saxon CCD2 Monochrome CCD Imaging System...

Are you looking for an affordable CCD camera that's perfect for the beginning astrophotographer?

How about a CCD camera that produces video which can be viewed on your PC, record video footage, and also takes still images as well.

Then take a closer look at the Saxon CCD2 Monochrome CCD Imaging System...

If you want to get into simple astrophotography, but have always been afraid of both the expense and the technology involved in CCD cameras, you don't have to worry anymore. The Saxon CCD2 Black and White Imager is ideal for the beginning astrophotographer! It features user-friendly controls - including an auto mode for the first time user. Go ahead and put it to use on your first night out! Once you have familiarized yourself with the CCD camera's properties, you can then utilize the manual control to change gain, contrast, exposure time, frame rate and saturation by using your computer.

This monochrome imager will give you greater resolution over color models. What's more, the Saxon Monochrome Solar System Imager allows you to view live video on your computer screen, record video footage, and also takes still images as well. Monochrome Imager comes complete with a CD guide on installation drivers, how to connect the imager to your computer and how to attach it to your telescope.

It's as easy and 1, 2, 3!

Saxon CCD2 Monochrome Imager Features...

* Excellent .01 lux for low light sensitivity

* Automatic feature for first time users

* Gain, contrast, exposure time, frame rate and saturation manual controls

* 1/4" High Sensitivity Low Noise CMOS Sensor Chip

* View live video of the Moon, planets and bright star clusters, record video footage, and also takes still images as well

* Simple USB 2.0 connects works with most Windows operating systems

* Monochrome operation increases resolution over colour systems

What can you do with the Saxon CCD2 Monochrome Imaging System?

Hook it to your telescope and add your PC. Now you've got a real "Window" to the Moon!

This will allow a group of people to observe at once - giving you the opportunity to point out lunar features and more.

Aim it towards Jupiter or Venus... Use a proper solar filter and view sunspots. It's up to you and this affordable CCD camera will take you there!

Saxon CCD2 Monochrome CCD Camera Specifications...

Sensor Chip : 1/4" High Sensitivity Low Noise CMOS Sensor Chip

Format : VGA 640x 480

Sensor Size : 3.84mm x 2.88mm (4.8 mm Diagonal)

Pixel Size : 6.0 Micron x 6.0 Micron

Sensivity : 0.01 lux at 25 degree C

Scan Mode : Progressive Scan

Control Modes : Auto/Manual Modes

Exposure Time : 0.065msecs to 4293msec

Gain : 1x to 123.5x

Frame Rate : 0.23 fps to 30 fps

Computer Compatibility : Windows 7 32/64 bit, Windows Vista 32/64 bit and Windows XP

Not suitable for use with a Mac computer

Computer Connection : USB2.0

USB cable length 2 meters

Weight : 70 grams Dimensions: 9.1mm (height) x 3.2cm (weight)

Comes with : Optical disc with driver software, user manual and image processing software

Minimum System Requirements : Windows 98SE, XP, Vista, 333Mhz Pentium II, 28 Mb RAM, 40 Mm Hard Drive capavity, Screen resolution 1024 x 768

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