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Orion (US) new imager

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Gaz, funny you should post that, I was only looking at it last night. Specs look really good - Sony Ex-View HAD chip, Peltier cooling and 1/3" chip. And all for $399! I wonder what you could get one in the country for?


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I see SCS Astro is doing the Camera Now..


StarShoot Deep-Space CCD Color Imager Specifications

CCD Sensor Sony ExView HAD ICX259AK Color

CCD Sensor size 1/3"

Pixel array 752 x 582 (437,664 total)

No. exposures for full-color image 1

Exposure range .002 sec to 9.3 hrs

A/D conversion 16 bit

Thermoelectric cooling (TEC) Yes

IR filter Yes

Oversampling (increases S/N) 2x

Autoguider capability Yes

USB connection 2.0 high speed

Price - £359.00 + £7.50 p&p.

What ya think Chaps?

James :clouds1:

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