Meade Planetary Imager and AutoGuider (Monochrome)
Item #56985
$199.99 $149.99
The LPI-G is an excellent camera for auto-guiding and solar system astrophotography. Lightweight and portable, comes with a1280 x 960 pixel CMOS sensor with the ability of capturing 28 frames per second at full resolution.
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  • More Info
    • CMOS imaging camera featuring the AR130 monochrome image sensor
    • Can be used for auto-guiding, or astrophotography of solar system objects
    • Includes 1.25" nosepiece and C-mount threads
    • 1.2mp sensor (1280x960 pixels)
    • 3.75 micron pixel size

    Let the Monochrome Lunar, Planetary Imager and Guider (LPI-G) unleash the inner astrophotographer in you.

    An excellent camera for auto-guiding and solar system astrophotography.

    With our solar, lunar and planetary guide camera, experience the universe on a whole new level. Lightweight and portable, LPI-G comes with a 1280 X 960 pixel CMOS sensor with the ability of capturing 28 frames per second at full resolution. This camera has a USB 2.0 connection and ST-4 guider port for easy connection to the mount.

    Also includes a USB cable, software drivers, ASCOM drivers and image capture and processing software. Features the AR 130 Color CMOS imaging sensor with 3.75 X 3.75 micron pixel size. Up to 28 frames per second at 1280 X 960, and 30 fps at 640 X 480.

    Accessories include USB 2.0 cable, ST-4 guide cable (2.0m), and a C-mount and a 1.25" nosepiece. Also includes the Meade Sky Capture software CD. Compatible with Windows 8/10/11

    CAUTION: Never look at the Sun, either directly or through a telescope, without a professionally made protective solar filter installed that completely covers the front of the instrument, or permanent eye damage could result.

    Warranty

    Limited Warranty against defects in materials or workmanship for two years from date of purchase. This warranty is provided by Meade for the benefit of the original retail purchaser only. For complete warranty details contact Meade at 800-626-3233.

    Product Support

    Visit our product support section for instruction manuals and more

  • Specs
    • Best for imaging:
      Lunar & planetary
    • User level:
      Intermediate
    • Imaging sensor:
      CMOS - AR130 Monochrome
    • Imaging sensor size:
      1/3" (4.8mm X 3.6mm)
    • Pixel array:
      1280 x 960 (1,228,800 total)
    • Pixel size:
      3.75 x 3.75
    • Imaging chip:
      Monochrome
    • Video frame rate:
      28
    • Autoguider capability:
      Yes
    • Exposure range:
      0.4ms - 15 sec
    • A/D conversion:
      12 bit
    • Thermoelectric cooling:
      No
    • IR filter:
      Yes
    • Mounting:
      1.25" nozzle or c-thread
    • USB connection:
      High-speed 2.0
    • Software compatibility:
      Windows 7/8/10
    • Binning:
      1x1, 2x2
    • Backfocus distance (from T-threads):
      17.80mm
    • Weight (oz.):
      2
    • Warranty:
      Two year
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