Meade Deep Sky Imager IV (Monochrome)

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  • Large 4/3" format 16 Megapixel, low noise CMOS Sensor
  • Dual-stage, regulated, thermo-electric cooler suppresses thermal noise for clean, high-quality images
  • Includes SkyCapture camera control software. ASCOM compatible, drivers included
  • 23 Frames Per Second at Full Resolution (faster when subframed). Captures in both video and still frame mode, suitable for lunar, planetary, and deep sky astro-imaging
  • Compatible with Windows operating system
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Item #: 633002

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Equipped with a 16MP Panasonic CMOS image sensor, regulated two-stage thermo-electric cooler, and 3.8µm pixels, this is the ideal camera for all of your astrophotography pursuits. The low-noise, high-resolution and fast USB 3.0 readout make this camera suitable for both deep-sky and planetary imaging, making it one of the most versatile astronomy cameras available.

Offers immense value beyond the camera itself. It not only comes with its own high-quality, weather-resistant hard carrying case and AC power adapter, but we've included a new version of SkyCapture camera control software. With complete camera control, SkyCapture can run automatic image capture sequences without the need to purchase additional software. Capture high-quality images and video of galaxies, nebulae, and other beautiful objects of the night sky. Compatible with Windows 8/10/11

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.
Best for imaging
Solar, lunar, planetary & Messier objects
User level
Imaging sensor
Panasonic MN34230PLJ
Imaging sensor size
4/3" (21.9mm diagonal) (17.6mm L x 13.3mm W)
Pixel array
4640 x 3506 (16,267,840 total)
Pixel size
3.8 x 3.8
Imaging chip
Video frame rate
Autoguider capability
Exposure range
0.15ms - 3600s
A/D conversion
12 bit
Thermoelectric cooling
IR filter
2" barrel
USB connection
High-speed USB 3.0 and 2.0
Software compatibility
Windows 7/8/10
Read noise (RMS)
1.2e @30db gain
1x1, 2x2, 3x3
Backfocus distance (from T-threads)
Weight (oz.)
Two year