Atik 4120EX OSC
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Atik 4120EX OSC

£2,449.00✓ 2 year warranty

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About this product

Model:  atik_4120ex_colour
Part Number:  ATK0139

The Atik 4120EX is Atik's highest resolution camera!

"The camera performed faultlessly throughout the review period and we were reminded how convenient a colour camera can be under fickle UK skies. There is no doubt a monochrome camera, a filter wheel and a set of filters will give greater flexibility in deep-sky imaging, but these extras bump the price of a setup considerably.  We would not hesitate to recommend the Atik 4120EX to beginners and DSLR imagers looking to upgrade their camera but not wishing to make the leap to monochrome imaging."  Steve Richards writing for 'BBC Sky at Night' magazine Dec 2015. 

The new Atik 4120EX uses the 12MP ICX834 CCD with EXview HAD CCD II technology so offers outstanding Quantum Efficiency, very low noise and excellent thermal management. This makes it a good choice for use with Fastar/Hyperstar systems and other fast, short focal length telescope. 

The high resolution is very apparent when printing images out to A3 poster size and beyond and enables zooming into different parts of an image on a computer display to see extra detail.  The Atik 4120EX is currently available only as a One Shot Colour (OSC) camera as in this format the small pixel size really has an advantage faithfully recording the colour of stars and nebulae.

OSC cameras also allows you to assess the colour from only a single image, something that would require filters and a filter wheel to accomplish with a monochrome camera. Adding a simple IR block filter or a light pollution filter is all you need to explore the wonders of the universe with the Atik 4120EX.

The Atik 4120EX works well with 1.25″ filters down to f/2 which reduces the overall cost compared to cameras requiring larger filters. The images produced from OSC cameras are also easier to process because you do not need to align the 3 or 4 separate images required for LRGB or RGB imaging.

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.

A universal (110-230V) power adapter is optional.

Camera Field of View Simulator

What's in the box

  • Camera body with 1.25'' adapter
  • 3-metre USB cable
  • 1.8-metre battery power connector
  • CD-ROM with drivers, software and user's manual (PDF)
  • Quickstart guide (paper)

Specifications

Technical Specification

Sensor TypeCCD - Sony ICX834AQG
Horizontal Resolution4242 pixels
Vertical Resolution2830 pixels
Pixel Size3.1 M x 3.1 M
ADC16 bit
Readout Noise5e- typical value
InterfaceMini-USB 2.0 High Speed
Power12v DC 1A
Maximum Exposure LengthUnlimited
Minimum Exposure Length1/1000 s
CoolingThermoelectric set point with max ΔT=-25C
Weightapprox. 400 gr
Back focus13mm

System Requirements

Pentium III PC with 128MB RAM
Windows XP/Vista/Win7/Win8 (not RT)
CD-ROM drive
USB 2.0 port

Downloads / Manuals

The following manuals and downloads are available for this product:

Manuals

Atik Series4 Manual (PDF)

Artemis Capture Manual (PDF)

Mechanical Drawing (PDF)

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