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Starlight Xpress Trius SX-814 Monochrome CCD Camera

SKU: SLX-SX-814M

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Starlight Xpress Trius SX-814 CCD Camera


Sony ICX814ALG Ultra High Resolution Sensor

The Trius SX-814 monochrome CCD camera is fitted with the Sony EXview ICX814ALG high resolution sensor, with an array of 3388 x 2712. It has noise and QE characteristics that are similar to the popular SX-694, but sports a smaller pixel size (3.69uM square) and higher resolution. This 9.19 megapixel, Grade 1 or better CCD chip has a peak QE of 75% in yellow light, and 60% in hydrogen-alpha. With the extra high resolution capability of the ICX814 sensor, it is perfect for fast systems, including Hyperstar.


Starlight Xpress Trius Camera Body

Take a look at the rear of the Trius SX-814 and you will see three (3) mini USB ports! That’s enough to run a Lodestar or Superstar autoguider and SX filter wheel. Other ports on the rear of the SX Trius camera include a USB port, a Guider port, and a 12V plug. Single cable control and fast download times of approximately 5 seconds at full resolution is achieved via the high speed USB 2.0 interface. A USB cable is supplied in the SX-814 package, as is a universal AC power supply.


The Starlight Xpress Trius SX-814 includes a regulated set-point cooling supply with two-stage thermoelectric cooler that supplies a minimum CCD temperature of approximately -40C below ambient. The SX Cooling Enhancer Fan, included with all Trius cameras, adds extra cooling power when the night air is still and air is not circulating very well.


The CCD chamber of the SX Trius camera is Argon-purged to keep moisture from forming on the inside of the window. The window itself is made of fused silica, which offers better heat transfer properties than regular glass. This feature keeps the outside of the sensor window from gathering moisture. It is proven that a dryer window, both inside and out, makes for a happier astro-imager!


The Trius body is rugged and extremely compact, with a diameter and length of less than 3”. It is also light weight at just 14.1 ounces. The back focus is approximately 17 mm (+/- 1 mm).


Starlight Xpress Trius SX-814 CCD Camera Specs



  • Sensor: Sony ICX814ALG Exview

  • Color or Monochrome: Monochrome

  • Grade: 1 or better

  • Pixel Array: 3388 x 2712

  • Pixel Size: 3.69uM x 3.69uM

  • Sensor Dimensions HxV: 12.5 mm x 10 mm

  • Quantum Efficiency: 75% yellow, 60% Ha

  • Full Well Capacity: 15,000 e-

  • Data Format: 16 bits

  • System Gain: 0.25 e per ADU

  • Computer Interface: Built-in USB 2.0

  • Image Download Time: 7 seconds, 1 x 1 binned

  • Power Requirements: 115VAC/240VAC @ 12VA or 12VDC @ 900mA max
  • Cooling: Two stage thermoelectric, regulated, min temp of -40C below ambient

  • Dimensions: 75 mm diameter x 70 mm length

  • Mount Thread: 42 mm T2 thread

  • Weight: 400g or 14.1 ounces, approximate


Description
Description

Starlight Xpress Trius SX-814 CCD Camera

Sony ICX814ALG Ultra High Resolution Sensor

The Trius SX-814 monochrome CCD camera is fitted with the Sony EXview ICX814ALG high resolution sensor, with an array of 3388 x 2712. It has noise and QE characteristics that are similar to the popular SX-694, but sports a smaller pixel size (3.69uM square) and higher resolution. This 9.19 megapixel, Grade 1 or better CCD chip has a peak QE of 75% in yellow light, and 60% in hydrogen-alpha. With the extra high resolution capability of the ICX814 sensor, it is perfect for fast systems, including Hyperstar.

Starlight Xpress Trius Camera Body

Take a look at the rear of the Trius SX-814 and you will see three (3) mini USB ports! That’s enough to run a Lodestar or Superstar autoguider and SX filter wheel. Other ports on the rear of the SX Trius camera include a USB port, a Guider port, and a 12V plug. Single cable control and fast download times of approximately 5 seconds at full resolution is achieved via the high speed USB 2.0 interface. A USB cable is supplied in the SX-814 package, as is a universal AC power supply.

The Starlight Xpress Trius SX-814 includes a regulated set-point cooling supply with two-stage thermoelectric cooler that supplies a minimum CCD temperature of approximately -40C below ambient. The SX Cooling Enhancer Fan, included with all Trius cameras, adds extra cooling power when the night air is still and air is not circulating very well.

The CCD chamber of the SX Trius camera is Argon-purged to keep moisture from forming on the inside of the window. The window itself is made of fused silica, which offers better heat transfer properties than regular glass. This feature keeps the outside of the sensor window from gathering moisture. It is proven that a dryer window, both inside and out, makes for a happier astro-imager!

The Trius body is rugged and extremely compact, with a diameter and length of less than 3”. It is also light weight at just 14.1 ounces. The back focus is approximately 17 mm (+/- 1 mm).

Starlight Xpress Trius SX-814 CCD Camera Specs

  • Sensor: Sony ICX814ALG Exview
  • Color or Monochrome: Monochrome
  • Grade: 1 or better
  • Pixel Array: 3388 x 2712
  • Pixel Size: 3.69uM x 3.69uM
  • Sensor Dimensions HxV: 12.5 mm x 10 mm
  • Quantum Efficiency: 75% yellow, 60% Ha
  • Full Well Capacity: 15,000 e-
  • Data Format: 16 bits
  • System Gain: 0.25 e per ADU
  • Computer Interface: Built-in USB 2.0
  • Image Download Time: 7 seconds, 1 x 1 binned
  • Power Requirements: 115VAC/240VAC @ 12VA or 12VDC @ 900mA max
  • Cooling: Two stage thermoelectric, regulated, min temp of -40C below ambient
  • Dimensions: 75 mm diameter x 70 mm length
  • Mount Thread: 42 mm T2 thread
  • Weight: 400g or 14.1 ounces, approximate

Specifications
Specifications
Model Number SX-814
Color or Monochrome Camera? Monochrome
Imaging Camera Series Starlight Xpress Trius
Camera Sensor Manufacturer Sony
Sensor Model ICX814ALG
Sensor Type CCD
Pixel Array & Resolution 3388 x 2712 (9.2 MP)
Pixel Size in Microns 3.69
Native Bit Depth 16-Bit
Computer Interface USB 2.0
Camera Dimensions 75 mm x 70 mm
Camera Weight (lb.) 14.1 ounces
Warranty One (1) Year
What's in the Box?
What's in the Box?
  • SX-814 Trius CCD Camera - Monochrome
  • Universal AC Power Supply
  • USB Cable
  • 2" draw tube adapter with M42 thread
  • Guider output to guider port lead
  • Cooling Enhancer Fan
  • Disk with control software and instruction manual
Files
Files
  • SX-814 Trius CCD Camera
  • Rear view of SX-814 Trius Camera
  • Sensitivity - Sony ICX814ALG
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