# Equipment - CCD Cameras

*MEADE DEEP SKY IMAGER PRO:*

CCD (Guiding): ICX-254AL (B/W)

Size: 510H x 492V with pixels of 9.6um H x 7.5um V which gives 4.90mm H x 3.69mm V overall.

QE unknown.

Read noise: Unknown.

Well depth: Unknown.

Dynamic range: Unknown.

Digitization: 16 bit.

Anti-Bloom: Yes.

Frame rate: Moderate.

Cooling: None.

*MEADE DEEP SKY IMAGER PRO II:*

CCD: ICX-429ALL (B/W)

Size: 752H x 582V with pixels of 8.60um H x 8.30um V which gives 6.47mm H x 4.83mm V overall. QE at 540nm is 68%.

Read noise: 11e-.

Well depth: 50,000e-.

Dynamic range: ~73db.

Digitization: 16 bit.

Anti-Bloom: Yes.

Frame rate: Moderate.

Cooling: None.

*LUMENERA LW11059:*

CCD: KAI11002 (B/W)

Size: 4008H x 2672V with pixels of 9um H x 9um V which gives 37.25mm H x 25.70mm V overall.

QE at 500nm is 50%.

Read noise: 15e-.

Well depth: 60,000e-.

Dynamic range: ~73db.

Digitization: 12 bit.

Anti-Bloom: Yes.

Frame rate: Moderate.

Cooling: None.

Notes: Gain ranges from 0.0 to 2.0: Gain 1.5=1.6e-/ADU, Gain 1.0=3.4e-/ADU, Gain 0.5=4.1e-/ADU.

*QUANTIX PHOTOMETRICS 6303e:*

CCD: KAF6303e (B/W)

Size: 3072H x 2048V with pixels of 9um H x 9um V which gives 27.65mm H x 18.48mm V overall.

QE at 620nm is 67%.

Read noise: 13e-.

Well depth: 85,000e-.

Dynamic range: ~76db.

Digitization: 12 bit.

Anti-Bloom: Yes.

Frame rate: Low.

Cooling: None.

Notes:

**This camera was modified by adding a mechanical shutter and t-thread mount, see notes here.***Canon Rebel 450D:*

CMOS Canon sensor. (Color RGGB)

Size: 4272H x 2848V with pixels of 5.2um H x 5.2um V which gives 22.21mm H x 14.8mm V overall.

QE 33% (after filters?)

Read noise: 3.6e- (ISO 1600.)

Well depth: Unknown.

Dynamic range: Unknown.

Digitization: 14 bit.

Anti-Bloom: Yes.

Frame rate: Low.

Cooling: None.

*ASI178MM Cool:*

CMOS: IMX178 (B/W)

Size: 3096H x 2080V with pixels of 2.4um H x 2.4um V which gives 22.2mm H x 14.8mm V overall.

QE at 525nm is 77%.

Read noise: 1.4e- (high sens, <2.2e- otherwise.)

Well depth: 15,000e-.

Dynamic range: ~75db.

Digitization: 14 bit.

Anti-Bloom: Yes.

Frame rate: Fast.

Cooling: Yes.

CAMERAMeade DSI Meade DSI II Lumenera LW11059 Quantix Photometrics 6303e Canon Rebel 450D ASI178MM Cool |
ACTUAL FOV80mm F6 35' x 26' (4.13" x 3.22") 46' x 35' (3.70" x 3.57") 258' x 172' (3.87" x 3.87") 198' x 132' (3.87" x 3.87") 159' x 106' (2.23" x 2.23") 53' x 36' (1.03" x 1.03") |
ACTUAL FOV4" F7.4 22' x 17' (2.63" x 2.06") 30' x 22' (2.36" x 2.28") 165' x 110' (2.47" x 2.47") 126' x 84' (2.47" x 2.47") 102' x 78' (1.43" x 1.43") 34' x 23' (0.66" x 0.66") |
ACTUAL FOV10" F4 17' x 12' (1.95" x 1.52") 22' x 16' (1.75" x 1.69") 122' x 81' (1.83" x 1.83") 94' x 62' (1.83" x 1.83") 75' x 50' (1.06" x 1.06") 25' x 17' (0.49" x 0.49") |
ACTUAL FOV10" F10 7' x 5' (0.78" x 0.61") 9' x 7' (0.70" x 0.67") 49' x 33' (0.73" x 0.73") 37' x 25' (0.73" x 0.73") 30' x 20' (0.42" x 0.42") 10' x 7' (0.19" x 0.19") |
ACTUAL FOV8" F10 8' x 6' (0.97" x 0.76") 11' x 8' (0.87" x 0.84") 61' x 41' (0.91" x 0.91") 47' x 31' (0.91" x 0.91") 38' x 25' (0.53" x 0.53") 13' x 8' (0.24" x 0.24") |