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Meade LPI-GM Lunar Planetary Imager and Guider - Monochrome - 645002
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Meade LPI-G Lunar Planetary Imager and Guider



With this small, lightweight Meade solar, lunar and planetary guide camera, you will experience the universe on a whole new level. The Meade LPI-G comes with a 1/3" AR130 monochrome CMOS imaging sensor that is manufactured by ON Semiconductor. It sports an image array of 1280 x 960 with a pixel size of 3.75 microns square. The LPI-G can capture 28 frames per second at full resolution, and 30 fps at 640 x 480.



When you use the Meade LPI-G as an imaging camera, you'll be taking monochrome pictures of the Moon, planets, and Sun (with appropriate filters) in no time with the high-performance CMOS sensor! Its machined 1.25" nosepiece is threaded to accept filters, and easily connects to a 1.25" focuser or adapter...just like a 1.25" eyepiece. There are no batteries to worry about, and no external power supply is required. Just plug the Meade LPI-G into your computer with the included USB 2.0 cable and use the included Sky Capture software to do image capture or record and process video.



The Meade LPI-G also makes a great guide camera, and is compatible with a number of guiding and imaging programs such as Maxim DL, PHD, and FireCapture. The included ST-4 cable is compatible with a wide variety of mounts.



Minimum requirements for Sky Capture:



  • Operating System: Windows (32 & 64 bit) Vista/XP/7/8/10, Mac OSX, Linux

  • Processor: Intel Core2 2.8 GHz equivalent or higher

  • Memory: 2GB or higher


*NOTE* Stay safe and protect your equipment! When using the Meade LPI-G to image the Sun, make sure to use the appropriate solar filter.
Description
Description

Meade LPI-G Lunar Planetary Imager and Guider

With this small, lightweight Meade solar, lunar and planetary guide camera, you will experience the universe on a whole new level. The Meade LPI-G comes with a 1/3" AR130 monochrome CMOS imaging sensor that is manufactured by ON Semiconductor. It sports an image array of 1280 x 960 with a pixel size of 3.75 microns square. The LPI-G can capture 28 frames per second at full resolution, and 30 fps at 640 x 480.

When you use the Meade LPI-G as an imaging camera, you'll be taking monochrome pictures of the Moon, planets, and Sun (with appropriate filters) in no time with the high-performance CMOS sensor! Its machined 1.25" nosepiece is threaded to accept filters, and easily connects to a 1.25" focuser or adapter...just like a 1.25" eyepiece. There are no batteries to worry about, and no external power supply is required. Just plug the Meade LPI-G into your computer with the included USB 2.0 cable and use the included Sky Capture software to do image capture or record and process video.

The Meade LPI-G also makes a great guide camera, and is compatible with a number of guiding and imaging programs such as Maxim DL, PHD, and FireCapture. The included ST-4 cable is compatible with a wide variety of mounts.

Minimum requirements for Sky Capture:

  • Operating System: Windows (32 & 64 bit) Vista/XP/7/8/10, Mac OSX, Linux
  • Processor: Intel Core2 2.8 GHz equivalent or higher
  • Memory: 2GB or higher
*NOTE* Stay safe and protect your equipment! When using the Meade LPI-G to image the Sun, make sure to use the appropriate solar filter.
Specifications
Specifications
Model Number 645002
Color or Monochrome Camera? Monochrome
Imaging Camera Series Meade LPI-G
Sensor Model AR 130
Sensor Type CMOS
Pixel Size (┬Ám) 3.75
Pixel Array (pixels) 1280 x 960
Camera Cooling Natural Convection
Readout Architecture Progressive Scan
Software Included Meade SkyCapture
Computer Interface USB 2.0
Camera Weight (lb.) +/- 5 ounces
OS Compatibility PC with Intel Core 2 processor, 2.8 GHz; 2GB RAM or higher; Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10 (32 and 64 bit); Mac OSX; Linux
What's in the Box?
What's in the Box?
  • Meade LPI-GM Monochrome Imager and Guider
  • 1.25" Nosepiece
  • ST-4 Guide Cable
  • USB 2.0 Cable
  • Meade SkyCapture Software
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