Starlight Xpress Trius SX-46 Mono

Starlight Xpress Trius SX-46 Mono

£4,206.00✓ 2 year warranty


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About this product

Model:  sx-trius-46m
Part Number:  Trius-SX-46m

The new SX-46 camera from Starlight Xpress is a large area, full-frame CCD camera with a 16.7 megapixel sensor!

It utilises the popular KAF-16200 sensor which has an 'APS-H' format array of 27mm x 21.6mm, 6uM square pixels.

The use of a full frame chip requires a mechanical shutter so Starlight Xpress have developed a custom 'roller blind' assembly that uses mini stepper motors to provide an extremely uniform shutter action.


  • Full Frame KAF-16200 Sensor with 6uM square pixels.
  • 27mm x 21.6mm (APS-H format) sensor array.
  • Hugh 4540 x 3640 16.7 megapixel resolution.
  • Multi-coated synthetic sapphire input window - elements the need for a dew heater by conducting waste heat from the camera body. Dewing is extremely unlikely even with maximum CCD cooling.
  • Stepper motor driven roller blind shutter with extremely uniform illumination of the sensor even at 0.1 seconds exposure time.
  • Shutter designed for robust long-term use but also very easy to service or replace if neccessary.
  • Compact, dry argo filled CCD chamber with O ring sealing - no desiccant required.
  • Optical window is easy to clean with an air duster or soft cloth.
  • Build-in LED flood illuminator for RBI elimination (trapped electrons from previous images).
  • Fast image download time - approximately 6.5 seconds for a full 16.7 megapixel image.
  • Three-stage Peltier cooler to give greater than -50C below ambient.
  • Efficient temperature controller to keep power consumption to less than 2 amps at 12v DC.
  • Standard 'Trius' 3 port USB2.0 hub built-in.
  • Compact overall size of 136mm x 136mm and 70mm deep (excluding handles).
  • Only 1.7kg total weight.

Camera Field of View Simulator

Camera Performance

Active Area: 27mm x 21.6mm
Number of pixels: 4540 x 3640
Pixel Size: 6.0uM x 6.0uM
Read Noise: 9e typical
Full well capacity: Approx. 41,000e
Peak QE: Approx. 58% at 530nM
Camera gain: 0.6e / ADU


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