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Sky-Watcher Starlight Xpress Trius SX-42 Monochrome Camera
Sky-Watcher Starlight Xpress Trius SX-42 Monochrome Camera

Sky-Watcher Starlight Xpress Trius SX-42 Monochrome Camera

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Your Price: CAD6,450.02
Retail Price:CAD6,575.27

Your Savings:CAD125.25(2%)

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Part Number:S25001

Starlight Xpress SX-42 camera kit is a joint effort between Sky-Watcher USA and Starlight Xpress in honor of our 20th Anniversary. The SX-42 addresses all usual headaches when setting up a new system. The back-focus is matched for all Sky-Watcher correctors, simply thread the camera system onto the corrector and you are ready to go. All camera components are produced by Starlight Xpress in the UK and meet their highest of standards.

SX-42 camera kit:

Camera: Trius 694 monochrome

Sensor Specs:

  • Sensor: Sony ExView 694
  • Size: 15.98 diagonal
  • Pixel Size: 4.54uM
  • Pixel Count: 6,050,000
  • QE: 77% peak in
  • 77% peak in yellow light, 65% at Hydrogen alpha (656 nm).

  • Three port powered USB hub built-in. Can drive included Lodestar X and filter wheel
  • High performance two stage cooling for better than -40C delta T
  • Dry Argon CCD chamber fill for improved cooling performance.
  • Exceptionally effective anti-blooming with minimal effect on linearity and no lost active area.
  • Back focal length 17mm +/-1mm.
  • High speed USB 2.0 interface for approx. 5 second downloads.
  • Single USB cable control for all features - get rid of that dangerous cable tangle!
  • Very low power consumption. Less than 1.5 amps at 12v DC.
  • Compact and lightweight - only 75mm in diameter x 70mm long - less than 500 grams load on the telescope.

Guide Camera: Lodestar X2 monochrome

  • Sensor: Sony ICX829
  • Size: 8mm diagonal
  • Pixel Size: 8.3uM
  • QE: 77%

Filter Wheel: 7-position 1.25” with built-in Off Axis Guider

  • Wheel positions: 7
  • Filter size: 1.25”
  • Built-in Off Axis Guider for use with include Lodestar X2 guider camera
  • USB controlled and powered


Color or Mono Monochrome
Cooled Cooled
Delta T 40°C Below Ambient
Dynamic Range 12.2 Stops
Full Rez Frame Rate 16.5fps
Full Well 18ke
Max Frame Rate 290fps
Mega Pixels 10.3 mp
Peak QE 77%
Pixel Array 3704 x 2778
Power Consumption 12V 0.9A
Read Noise 4e
Sensor Diagonal 21.4mm
Sensor Type CCD
Sensor Sony ICX694ALG
Warranty 1 Year Warranty

In the Box
  • Starlight Xpress Trius SX-42 Monochrome Camera
  • Lodestar X2 Monochrome Guide Camera
  • 7-Position Filter Wheel 1.25" with Built-in Off Axis Guider
  • Cables
  • Hard Case
  • Three port powered USB Hub (built-in)

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