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Meade 16MP Color Deep Sky Imager IV (DSI-IV)SKU: MDDSI4CMfr. Part: 633001

Item Includes

16MP Deep Sky Imager IV (Color) - 2" Nosepiece - AC Power Adapter (US Plug Only) - USB 3.0 Cable - Desiccant Plug - Software CD - Hard Carrying Case - Meade 1 Year Limited Warranty


The acclaimed Deep Sky Imager (DSI) camera series is BACK, and it's more advanced than ever. Equipped with a 16MP Panasonic CMOS image sensor, regulated two-stage thermo-electric cooler, and 3.8microm pixels, the new DSI-IV is the ideal camera for all of 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 DSI-IV offers immense value beyond the camera itself. It not only comes with its own high-quality, weather-resistant hard carrying case and AC power adapter, but we've included a new version of SkyCapture camera control software. With complete camera control, SkyCapture can run automatic image capture sequences without the need to purchase additional software. Capture high-quality images and video of galaxies, nebulae, and other beautiful objects of the night sky with Meade's DSI-IV.


Large 4/3" format 16 Megapixel, low noise CMOS SensorDual-stage, regulated, thermo-electric cooler suppresses thermal noise for clean, high-quality imagesIncludes SkyCapture camera control softwareASCOM compatible, drivers included23 Frames Per Second at Full Resolution (faster when subframed)Captures in both video and still frame mode, suitable for lunar, planetary, and deep sky astro-imagingCompatible with Windows operating system


Power SourceDC 5V over PC USB Port. External Power Adapter for Cooling System, DC12V, 3AImage SensorMN34230PLJ CMOS (Panasonic)Chip Dimensions4/3" (21.9mm diagonal) (17.6mm L x 13.3mm W)Pixels16 Megapixels (4640 x 3506)Pixel Size3.8 micro m x 3.8 micro mA/D Conversion12-bitRead Noise1.2e @30db gainFrames per second/Resolution23 fps at full resolution in 8-bit mode (faster when subframed)Max Cooling40-45C below ambientShutterElectronic Rolling ShutterMinimum Exposure Time0.15msMaximum Exposure Time3,600sMounting TypeM42x0.75 or 2" NosepieceInterface TypeUSB 2.0 or 3.0Back Focus Distance17.5mmImage FormatJPEG, BITMAP, FITSVideo FormatSER, AVIBinning1x1, 2x2, 3x3Spectral Range405-690nm (with IR-cut filter)Operating Temperature14 Degree F - 122 Degree F (-10 Degree C - 50 Degree C)Minimum System RequirementsOperating System: Microsoft Windows XP or later
CPU Requirements: Equal to Intel Core2 2.8GHz or Higher
Memory & USB Port: 2GB or More. USB 3.0Built-in USB Hub2 x USB 2.0 PortsSoftwareMeade SkyCapture- v2.1 or greaterDimensionsProduct: 3.44 x 3.21 x 4.13" (8.75 x 8.16 x 10.49cm)
Hard Case with Camera & Accessories: 11.02 x 9.06 x 5.91" (28 x 23 x 15cm)WeightProduct: 1.51 lb (0.69 kg)
Hard Carry Case: 5.24 lb (2.4kg)  


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