Starlight Xpress Trius SX-694 Mono

Starlight Xpress Trius SX-694 Mono
  
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Model:  Trius-SX-694-Mono
Part Number:  Trius-SX-694-Mono
Brand:  Starlight Xpress

Starlight Xpress


The Starlight Xpress Trius SX-694 offers 6,050,000 pixels of resolution. Each pixel is 4.54 x 4.54 uM in size. It features exceptionally low dark signal so no dark frames are necessary for most deep sky objects. The new 'Trius' version also adds a triple USB hub and Argon filled CCD chamber.

MAJOR FEATURES

  • Medium format, high resolution 'Exview' CCD chip, with 6,050,000 x 4.54uM square pixels in a 15.98mm diagonal array.
  • Exceptionally low dark signal - No dark frames necessary for most deep sky objects.
  • Excellent QE of 77% peak in yellow light, 65% at Hydrogen alpha (656 nm).
  • Three port powered USB hub built-in. Can drive a Lodestar or Superstar guider + SX filter wheel.
  • High performance two stage cooling for better than -40C delta T
  • Dry Argon CCD chamber fill for improved cooling performance.
  • Exceptionally effective anti-blooming with minimal effect on linearity and no lost active area.
  • High speed USB 2.0 interface for approx. 5 second downloads.
  • Built-in triple powered USB hub for guider and filter wheel control.
  • Single USB cable control for all features - get rid of that dangerous cable tangle!
  • Very low power consumption. Less than 1.5 amps at 12v DC.
  • Compact and lightweight - only 75mm in diameter x 70mm long - less than 500 grams load on the telescope.

Product Specifications

CCD typeICX694AL Exview CCD with ultra low dark current and vertical anti-blooming
CCD Full resolution pixel dataPixel size: 4.54uM x 4.54uM, Image format: 2750 x 2200 pixels
CCD Image area12.49mm (Horizontal) x 9.99mm (Vertical)
CCD qualityGrade 1 or better - No bad columns, no dead pixels, no more than 50 'hot' pixels (saturated in <10 seconds)
Spectral ResponseQE max at 580nM (~77%), 50% roll-off at 360nM and 770nM
Readout NoiseLess than 7 electrons RMS - typically ONLY 5 electrons
Full-well capacityGreater than 20,000 e- (unbinned)
Anti-bloomingOverload margin greater than 800x
Dark currentLess than 0.002 electrons/second @ - 10C CCD temperature
Data format16 bits
System gain0.3 electrons per ADU
Computer InterfaceBuilt-in USB 2.0 compatible interface
Image download timeTypically 5 seconds at full resolution
Power requirements115VAC / 240VAC @ 12VA, or 12VDC @ 900mA max
Cooling systemRegulated set-point cooling supply with thermoelectric cooler to give a minimum CCD temperature of approximately -30C below ambient
Size75 x 70mm black anodised aluminium barrel with 42mm 'T2' thread at the CCD window end & input/output plugs at rear. CCD alignment screws are provided for setting the chip parallel to the focal plane
Weightapprox. 400g

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