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SBIG ST-8-XME DUAL SENSOR, USB CAMERA WITH KAF-1603ME CLASS 2 CCD, REMOTE GUIDE HEAD PORT, WATER COOLING READY AND CUSTOM PELICAN CASE ST-8XME-C2

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SBIG ST-8 XME Class 2 CCD Camera

Item No. 757-65086
Manuf. No. SBIG ST-8XME-C2

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Description

The ST-8XME is based upon Kodak's latest microlens technology that increases the effective QE of the CCD. The KAF-1603ME is used in the ST-8XME cameras. This CCD features a peak QE of nearly 85%, 1530 x 1020 pixels at 9 microns square, and multiple AR coatings on the CCD window for increased light transmission and significantly reduced reflections.

The ST-8XME camera also includes a TC-237H CCD with 657 x 495 pixels at 7.4 microns for self-guiding and a Remote Guiding Head Port. The ST-8XME is well suited to Time Delay Integration (TDI) imaging. The ST-8XME model includes a high quality carrying and storage case made for SBIG by Pelican.

Features

  • This camera has a Class 2 ME CCD with high QE and no column defects
  • The imaging CCD features 1530 X 1020 pixels at 9 microns square
  • The guiding CCD is the TC-237H, with 657 X 495 pixels
  • With the exception of the higher QE microlensing imaging CCD, this camera is identical to the ST-8XE NABG
Specifications
  • CCD Kodak KAF-1603ME + TI TC-237
  • Pixel Array 1530 x 1020 pixels
  • CCD Size 13.8 x 9.2 mm
  • Total Pixels 1.6 million
  • Pixel Size 9 x 9 microns square
  • Full Well Capacity ~100,000 e-
  • Dark Current 1e-/pixel/sec at 0 degrees C.
  • Antiblooming Optional (KAF-1601LE)
  • Shutter Electromechanical
  • Exposure 0.12 to 3600 seconds, 10ms resolution
  • Correlated Double Sampling Yes
  • A/D Converter 16 bits
  • A/D Gain 2.3e-/ADU
  • Read Noise 15e RMS
  • Binning Modes 1 x 1, 2 x 2, 3 x 3
  • Pixel Digitization Rate Up to 420.000 pixels per second
  • Full Frame Download ~3.7 seconds
  • Cooling - standard Single Stage Thermoelectric, Active Fan, Water Assist -45 C from Ambient Typical with water, -35 C w/air only
  • Temperature Regulation 0.1C
  • Power 5VDC at 1.5 amps, +/-12VDC at 0.5 amps, power supply included
  • Computer Interface USB 1.1
  • Computer Compatibility Windows 98/2000/Me/XP
  • Guiding Dual CCD Self-Guiding with built-in TC-237 CC
  • Optical Head 5 inches diameter x 3 inches 12.5 cm diameter x 7.5 deep
  • CPU All electronics integrated into Optical Head, No CPU
  • Mounting T-Thread, 2" nosepieces included
  • Backfocus 0.92 inches / 2.3 cm
  • Column defects allowed None
  • High Speed USB Interface Yes
  • Internal shutter for auto. dark frames Yes
  • Internal ROM for CFW8A control Yes
  • Regulated thermoelectric cooling w/ fan Yes
  • Weight Approx. 2 pounds/0.9kg
  • Warranty SBIG warranty
Item Includes
    SBIG ST-8-XME Camera
  • Universal Power Supply
  • USB Cable
  • Adjustable T-Thread Interface Block
  • 2" Nosepiece with T-Thread Base
  • CCDOPS ver.5 Software on CD-ROM
  • CCDOPS ver.5 Manual on CD-ROM
  • Camera Operating Manual on CD-ROM
  • TheSky v.5 Software on CD-ROM
  • CCDSoftV5 Software on CD-ROM
  • TC-237H Tracking CCD (657x495 at 7.4u)
  • Custom Pelican Carrying Case
  • Water Cooling Heat Exchanger
  • ST-7RC Adapter and Relay Cable
  • SBIG Warranty


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