Meade Deep Sky Imager IV

The Meade Deep Sky Imager IV which is most advanced camera ever offered in the series.

Meade Deep Sky Imager IVEquipped with a 16-megapixel Panasonic CMOS image sensor, regulated two-stage thermoelectric cooler, and 3.8-µm pixels, the new DSI IV is the ideal camera for all your astrophotography pursuits. The low-noise, high-resolution and fast USB 3.0 readout make this camera suitable for both deep-sky and planetary imaging, making it one of the most versatile astronomy cameras available.

The Meade Deep Sky Imager IV comes packaged with a new version of Meade’s SkyCapture camera-control software. With complete camera control for all major operating systems, including Windows, Mac OS X and Linux, SkyCapture can run automatic image-capture sequences without the need to purchase additional software.

The Meade Deep Sky Imager IV is available configured for either monochrome or one-shot-color imaging. Key specifications include:

– A/D Conversion: 10 or 12 ADS

– Framer Per Second: 23 FPS at Full Resolution

– Chip Dimensions: 4/3-inch (21.9-mm diagonal) (17.6-mm length by 13.3-mm width)

– Shutter: Electronic Rolling Shutter

– Minimum/Maximum Exposure Time: minimum 0.15 milliseconds, maximum 3,600 seconds

– Mounting Type: M42 by 0.75

– Interface Type: USB 2.0 or 3.0

– Back Focus Distance: 17.5 mm

– Image/Video Format: JPEG, BITMAP, FITS/SER, AVI

– Binning: 1 by 1, 2 by 2, 3 by 3

– Spectral Range: 405-690 nm (with IR-Cut Filter)

– Built-in USB Hub: Two USB 2.0 Ports

– Power Supply: DC 5-volt over PC USB Port. External Power Adapter for Cooling System, 12-volt DC, 3-amp

– Software: Meade SkyCapture (CD-ROM included)

– Product Weight: 1.51 pounds

– Product Dimensions: 3.4 inches by 3.2 inches by 4.1 inches.

Accessories included by Meade with the DSI IV consist of a high-quality, weather-resistant, hard carrying case; AC power adapter; and high-speed USB 3.0 cable. Pricing for the package is $1019US for the monochrome version and $999US for the color version.

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