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Atik 490EX Monochrome CCD Camera - ATK0110

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  • As with all Atik 4-Series cameras, the Atik 490EX Monochrome CCD Camera offers incredible versatility, improved cooling, and excellent sensitivity in a narrow design
  • Houses the ultra high resolution ICX814 sensor from Sony with small 3.69 µm square pixels, an ideal match for telescopes with short to medium focal lengths
  • Narrow and compact, Atik 4-Series cameras such as the 490EX are well-suited to be used in conjunction with Hyperstar or Fastar systems
  • Superb Quantum Efficiency and thermal management, as well as incredibly low read noise are the result of Sony's EXview HAD CCD II™ technology
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  • Description

    Atik 490EX Monochrome CCD Camera

    The Atik 490EX has the highest resolution of any Atik camera to date, and one of the most flexible. Featuring the latest generation Sony EXview HAD CCD II™ technology in an area over twice as large than before, this camera has an outstanding Quantum Efficiency, very low noise and excellent thermal management. This model is an ideal match not only for Hyperstar systems, but also most small to midsize telescopes used by astrophotographers. It’s excellent sensitivity and the possibility of binning while maintaining high pixel counts, makes it one of the best cameras for deep-sky astrophotography, with unrivaled flexibility.

    The Atik 490EX fully supports 1.25" filters down to f/2, so you won't need to replace any of your current investment in wheel or filters. This is an added advantage when looking to invest in a CCD camera that may go through multiple telescopes.

    Atik 4-Series cameras are a development of the renowned 3-Series cameras, featuring better cooling and narrower body. They benefit from set-point cooling to make taking matching dark frames a snap, and simple 12V power requirement to facilitate field operation. The impressive sensitivity, great cooling and narrow profile, make the Atik 4 Series outstanding CCD cameras to use on modern telescopes, including Hyperstar/Fastar systems.

    Atik's highly-acclaimed Capture software is included for camera control and data acquisition, and plug-ins are included to allow use with Astroart and Maxim DL.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Supplier SKU

    ATK0110

    What's Included

    • Atik 490EX Monochrome CCD Camera with 1.25" Adapter
    • 3 m USB Cable
    • 1.8 m Battery Power Connector
    • CD-ROM with Drivers, Software, and User's Manual (PDF)
    • Paper Quickstart Guide

  • Dimensions & Specifications

    • Imaging Camera Series: Atik 490EX
    • Sensor Type: Sony ICX814AQG monochrome CCD
    • Sensor Dimensions: 15.972mm diagonal
    • Pixel Array: 3380 x 2704
    • Pixel Size: 3.69 µm x 3.69 µm
    • ADC: 16-Bit
    • CCD Architecture: Frame Transfer
    • Readout Noise: 5e- typical value
    • Gain Factor: 0.19e-/ADU
    • Full Well Capacity: ~12500e-
    • Dark Current: ~0.0003 electrons per sec at -10°
    • Interface: Mini-USB 2.0 High Speed
    • Power: 12v DC 1A
    • Minimum Exposure: 0.001 seconds
    • Maximum Exposure: Unlimited
    • Cooling: Termoelectric set point with max ΔT=-25°C
    • Backfocus: 13mm
    • Weight: 14 oz.
    • System Requirements: Pentium III PC with 128MB RAM; Windows XP/Vista/Win7/Win8 (not RT); CD-ROM drive; and USB 2.0 port



    Documentation

    Atik Series 4 Manual
    Artemis Capture Manual
    Mechanical Drawing
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