CMOS - SONY IMX178 Image Sensor
6.3 Megapixels (3072 x 2048)
1.25" Nosepiece, C-Mount
2.4µm x 2.4µm Pixel Size
Can be used for Auto-Guiding, or Astrophotography of Solar System Objects
The LPI-G Advanced allows the user to experience our universe on a whole
new level with Meade's Advanced solar, lunar, and planetary guide
This USB 3.0 14-bit camera allows for increased dynamic range allowing
the user to experience the universe like never before! The LPI-G
Advanced features a large image sensor along with a high pixel count
that allows for increased resolution, making it ideal for planets and
solar imaging. The LPI-G Advanced has a back illuminated CMOS - SONY
IMX178, image sensor with 2.4 x 2.4 micron pixel size and pixel array of
6.3 Megapixels (3072 x 2048). This Imager & Guider is able to take
59 frames per second at full resolution. The camera has a 3.0 connection
and ASCOM ST-4 Guider Port for easy connection to the mount.
The LPI-G Advanced also includes a high-speed USB 3.0 connecting cable,
ST-4 Guide Cable, 1.25" nose extension with C-Mount, and Meade Sky
Capture Software on CD Rom - includes Installation and Operating
The LPI-G Advanced is able to save images in a variety of formats
including: JPEG, BITMAP, FITS, TIFF, PNG, PCX, TGA & BCM. It can
also save videos in either SER or AVI formats.
Will work with the following Operating Systems:
Microsoft Windows XP (32 & 64 Bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista (32 & 64 Bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 (32 & 64 Bit)
Microsoft Windows 8 (32 & 64 Bit)
Microsoft Windows 10 (32 & 64 Bit)
Mac OS X
Computer Requirements: Equal to Intel Core 2.8GHz or higher. Solid State
hard drive recommended for getting the maximum frame rates.
The LPI-G Advanced is available in both Color & Monochrome.
*NOTE* When using to image the Sun, use appropriate solar filters.