Atik APX26 APS-C Mono & Colour CMOS Camera

Atik APX26 APS-C Mono & Colour CMOS Camera

Now: £3,198.00 (Save:  £1,300.00) Was:  £4,498.00✓ 2 year warranty


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Model:  atik_apx26_colour

ATIK APX26 APS-C Format Mono and Colour CMOS Camera

Promo Price: £3198 for the APX26 Colour Camera and £3798 for the APX26 Mono camera. 

The Apx26 utilises the Sony IMX 571 APS-C sensor, combining versatility with wide-field views. This 26.11-megapixel sensor has low read noise, high quantum efficiency, and 16-bit analogue to digital conversion, perfect for a wide range of applications and telescopes.

The advanced Sony sensors used in the ATIK Apx series are well known for their ‘no glow’ quality with outstanding detail. The Apx26 also seamlessly integrates with Atik’s advanced software solutions. The camera has a 512MB memory buffer to prevent image artefacts and dropped frames. Furthermore, the Apx26 has a built-in USB hub, high-performance cooling, anti-condensation and anti-reflection optics, and easy chip adjustment. Completed with Atik’s exceptional premium electronics and build quality to deliver incredible images for scientific OEM applications and astrophotography.


  • Sony IMX571 Sensor
  • 6244 x 4178  3.76 μm Pixels
  • Huge,APS-C Sensor - 23.5mm x 15.7mm
  • Zero Amp Glow!
  • Regulated Tec-Cooling: 35 degrees below ambient temperature, -40°C with short exposure
  • Read Noise - 1.7 e- (typical)
  •  Digitisation (MPPS): Limited by USB 3-speed
  • 16Bit ADC 
  • Full Well Capacity: 51,000e
  • Max Exposure: Unlimited
  • Min Exposure: TBC
  • Electronic shutter - no issues with vibrations sometimes found in mechanical shutters
  • PC Interface: USB3.0 
  • Power Requirements: 12VDC, 5A
  • Back Focus Distance: Default = 17mm +/- 0.5mm; Without Levelling Plate = 9.5mm +/- 0.5mm
  • Thread On Front: M54 x 0.75
  • Weight: 1KG
  • Overall Dimensions: 89mm x 152mm
  • Monochrome or Colour


What's in the box

  • Camera body with 2” adapter
  • 3-metre USB cable
  • 1.8-metre battery power connector (car lighter plug)
  • CD-ROM with drivers, software and user's manual (PDF)
  • Quickstart guide (paper)


Image Sensor Sony IMX571 CMOS sensor
Resolution 6244 x 4168
Pixel Pitch 3.76 μm
Sensor Size 28.3mm diagonal
(23.5mm x 15.7mm)
Full Well 51,000 e-
Read Noise 1.7 e- (typical)
Dark Current Noise
at camera set point
0.0008 e-/p/s
Set Point Cooling
at ambient of 20oC
Frame Rate ~4FPS (Full Frame image)
Mount Type M54 x 0.75
ADC 16 bit
Backfocus Distance 17mm ±0.5; without levelling plate = 9.5mm ±0.5
Reading Mode Rolling shutter
Exposure Range 1 ms - 24 hours
System Requirements Windows 10
USB 3.0
8GB Ram
64 bit Operating System

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