ATIK One 6.0 Mono CCD Camera

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The new ATIK One 6.0 Mono CCD Camera.

Full product information will be forthcoming in the near future.

This camera features an internal 5 position 1.25" filter wheel and can be used with the ATIK Off Axis Guider. It features the Sony 694 6MP Exview sensor.

Additional improvements include a built in USB hub and an Argon filled CCD chamber.

£349.00

ATIK GP Guider/Planetary Imager

The GP is the smallest camera Atik have ever made - measuring approximately 57x28mm.

It features a Sony 1.3MP ICX445 EXview HAD II CCD making it ideal for use as a guide camera. It also features up to 30fps which makes it excellent for planetary work.

Full guider support is provided in the Artemis Capture software as well as its own high speed acquisition application, which supports a save to memory function.

Full specification and details to follow.

ATIK 490 EX 9 MP CCD Camera

The Atik 490EX is the highest resolution Atik to date, and one of the most flexible ones. Featuring the latest generation Sony™ EXview HAD CCD II™ technology in an area over twice as large than before, this camera has an outstanding Quantum Efficiency, very low noise and excellent thermal management. This model is an ideal match not only for Hyperstar systems, but also most small to midsize telescopes used by astrophotographers.

It’s excellent sensitivity and the possibility of binning while maintaining high pixel counts, makes it one of the best cameras for deep-sky astrophotography, with unrivalled flexibility.
The Atik-4 Series cameras are a development of the renowned 3-Series cameras, featuring better cooling and narrower body. They benefit from set point cooling to make taking matching dark frames a snap, and simple 12V power requirement to facilitate field operation. The impressive sensitivity, great cooling and narrow profile, make the Atik Series 4 outstanding CCD cameras to use on modern telescopes, including Hyperstar/Fastar systems.

The Atik 490EX is the new standard for flexibility. Combining 9 million pixels with outstanding Sensitivity and multiple binning levels, opens up the possibility of having a “one camera does all” concept.

From small refractors to long focal lenght SCTs and RCs, the Atik 490EX is probably the only camera you’ll ever need for all your telescopes.

Featuring the narrowest body in its class, the Atik 490EX is one of the lightest cameras as well. But don’t think there was a compromise regarding cooling performance or stability. Also, the sensor diagonal is big enough to satisfy the need for bigger sky coverage, but small enough to allow the use of 1.25” filters, even with fast f/2 systems.

The Atik 490EX comes with Atik’s renowned Capture application which provides a simple and intuitive yet powerful way to acquire images. Tools include a focus assistance readout, image sequencer, guide camera control and integration with Atik filter wheels. Capture aims to take the stress out of imaging, making your time at the telescope more enjoyable. If you require compatibility with other software there are plug-ins for MaxIm DL, Astroart and CCDSoft, as well as a full ASCOM driver.

Also included is Dawn, Atik’s new image-processing software. Like our cameras, it was designed from the ground up to be powerful yet easy to use. It allows a sequence of image-processing steps to be represented in the form of a pictorial workflow which can be created with a few mouse clicks and can then be executed very easily for repeatable and speedy results.

Technical Specs:

Sensor Type Sony ICX814
Horizontal Resolution 3380 pixels
Vertical Resolution 2704 pixels
Pixel Size 3.69x3.69 μm
ADC 16 bit
Readout noise Typical 5eInterface Mini-USB 2.0
Power 12V DC, 1A
Cooler Regulated, ΔT= -25o
C
Weight 400g
Dimensions 60x121mm

£1,398.00

ATIK 314L+ with Xagyl 5 Position USB Filter Wheel Package

ATIK monochrome 314L+ with Xagyl Superslim 5 Position USB Filter Wheel and Baader 1.25" LRGB Filters package

This filter wheel comprises an Ultra slim motorized filter wheel - only 0.7" thick!

USB controlled and powered - no additional power supply required

No motors protruding from the filter wheel to get in the way.

Measuring only 4.5" x 4.75" x 0.7", this is one of the smallest, thinnest motorized filter wheels on the market.

Only adds 19mm of back focus to the optical path when used with included adapters.

Runs via Included ASCOM driver in ASCOM compatible CCD Capture Programs

£2,279.00

ATIK 460 EX With Xagyl Superslim Filter Wheel Package

ATIK 460Ex with Xagyl 5 position USB Superslim Filter Wheel and Baader 1.25" LRGB Filters

This filter wheel comprises an Ultra slim motorized filter wheel - only 0.7" thick!

USB controlled and powered - no additional power supply required

No motors protruding from the filter wheel to get in the way.

Measuring only 4.5" x 4.75" x 0.7", this is one of the smallest, thinnest motorized filter wheels on the market.

Only adds 19mm of back focus to the optical path when used with included adapters.

Runs via Included ASCOM driver in ASCOM compatible CCD Capture Programs

£1,849.00

ATIK 428 EX with Xagyl Filter Wheel Package

ATIK 428Ex with Xagyl 5 position USB Superslim Filter Wheel and Baader 1.25" LRGB Filters

This filter wheel comprises an Ultra slim motorized filter wheel - only 0.7" thick!

USB controlled and powered - no additional power supply required

No motors protruding from the filter wheel to get in the way.

Measuring only 4.5" x 4.75" x 0.7", this is one of the smallest, thinnest motorized filter wheels on the market.

Only adds 19mm of back focus to the optical path when used with included adapters.

Runs via Included ASCOM driver in ASCOM compatible CCD Capture Programs

£3,850.00

ATIK 11000 Large Format Monochrome or Colour CCD Camera

This is the top of the range camera available from Atik. The result of extensive design and development it offers a huge 35mm format sensor. This is the camera for the uncompromising user looking to create stunning high resolution images. The camera does benefit from a telescope with a large flat field, 2” or un-mounted filters, and a powerful computer to process images 22MB each. The results can easily be printed out at A3 size or beyond or enjoyed at the computer

Common features of the Atik 4000 and Atik 11000

While the other cameras in the Atik range use Sony sensors these camera have the large format Kodak devices. These have gained a great reputation in astrophotography and offer qualities not available in the Sony range of smaller sized devices. To get the most out of the Kodak chips does require a complex camera. This is especially true regarding cooling. The Kodak chips require dark frames to be used to calibrate images and these must be taken at the same temperature as the image. In order to facilitate this, the cameras provide full, set point, temperature regulation. The cooling is provided by a two stage Peltier element and a fan to drive air over the internal cooling fins to dissipate waste heat. This can typically provide 33 degrees of cooling which for the majority of situations will be enough. For more demanding use, water can be pumped though the camera’s internal heat exchanger. When water assistance is used the maximum amount of cooling is dependant of the temperature of the water, being approx 45 degrees with tap water.

With such potent cooling hot pixels and thermal noise is reduced but it important to avoid condensation on the sensor or the front of the camera. A high efficiency desiccant is used to dry the air around the CCD to prevent this form of condensation. To help prevent condensation on the front of the cameras they have heater elements to gently warm the window. The power supplied to this heater is controllable through software to enable it to be adapted to the environment and conditions.

Other features of the camera are bang up to date to offer the user a simple and straight forward way of taking great pictures. The cameras are fully compatible with our existing and highly regarded Capture software as well as Astro Art, Maxim DL and CCD Soft through the use of the supplied plug ins.

What’s included:

- Camera body;

- 3m USB cable

- Universal (96-240V AC) power supply

- 1.8m battery plug adapter

- High quality Pelican case

- CD-ROM with drivers and manual

- Quickstart guide on paper

ATIK 460 EX Monochrome and Colour CCD Camera

The Atik 460EX the next step in the astronomical CCD revolution. Featuring the latest generation
Sony™ EXview HAD CCD II™ technology in an area over twice as large than before.

This camera has an outstanding Quantum Efficiency, very low noise and excellent thermal management.

This model is an ideal match to telescopes commonly used by amateurs, up to bigger SCT’s and RC’s. It’s excellent sensitivity makes it one of the best cameras for deep-sky astrophotography, with unrivalled flexibility.

The Atik-4 Series cameras are a development of the renowned 3-Series cameras, featuring better cooling and narrower body. They benefit from set point cooling to make taking matching dark frames a snap, and simple 12V power requirement to facilitate field operation. The impressive sensitivity, great cooling and narrow profile, make the Atik Series 4 outstanding CCD cameras to use on modern telescopes, including Hyperstar/Fastar systems.

The Atik 460EX is the new standard for high performance. It’s excellent sensitivity provides impressive performance in both narrowband and LRGB techniques. “Faint fuzzies” are not so faint anymore and stay within reach of the amateur
astronomer, even with smaller instruments.

The 460EX is a state of the art camera engineered for you. Featuring the narrowest body in its
class, the Atik 460EX is one of the lightest cameras as well. But don’t think there was a compromise regarding cooling performance or
stability. Also, the sensor diagonal is big enough to satisfy the need for bigger sky coverage, but small enough to allow the use of 1.25” filters, even with fast f/2 systems.

Technical Specs:

Sensor Type Sony ICX694
Horizontal Resolution 2750 pixels
Vertical Resolution 2200 pixels
Pixel Size 4.54x4.54 μm
ADC 16 bit
Readout noise Typical 5e-
Interface Mini-USB 2.0
Power 12V DC, 1A
Cooler Regulated, ΔT= -25oC max
Weight 400g
Dimensions 60x121mm

ATIK 383L Imaging Bundle 2

ATIK 383L CCD Camera with 7 Position USB Motorised Filter Wheel and Baader 36mm Filters

ATIK 428 EX Monochrome and Colour CCD Camera

The Atik 428EX uses Sony’s state of the art ICX674 2.8MP sensor. Featuring the latest generation EXview technology, this camera has an outstanding Quantum Efficiency, very low noise and excellent thermal management. This model is an ideal match to telescopes commonly used by amateurs. It’s excellent sensitivity makes it one of the best cameras for deep-sky astrophotography, surpassing its forerunner, the acclaimed ICX285.

The Atik-4 Series cameras are a development of the 3-Series cameras, featuring better cooling and narrower body. They benefit from setpoint cooling to make taking matching dark frames a snap, and simple 12V power requirement to facilitate field operation. The impressive sensitivity, great cooling and narrow profile, make the Atik Series 4 outstanding CCD cameras to use on modern telescopes, including Hyperstar/Fastar systems.

What's included in the box?

camera body with 1.25'' adapter
3-metre USB cable
1.8-metre battery power connector
CD-ROM with drivers, software and user's manual (PDF)
Quickstart guide (paper).
Our highly-acclaimed Capture software is included for camera control and data acquisition, and plug-ins are included to allow use with Astroart and Maxim DL.

System requirements: Pentium III PC with 128MB RAM, Windows XP/Vista/Win7, CD-ROM drive and USB 2.0 port.

Technical Specs:

Sensor Type: CCD - Sony ICX674
Horizontal Resolution: 1932 pixels
Vertical Resolution: 1452 pixels
Pixel Size: 4.54 µM x 4.54 µM
ADC: 16 bit
Readout Noise: 5e- typical value
Interface: Mini-USB 2.0 High Speed
Power: 12v DC 1A
Maximum Exposure Length: Unlimited
Minimum Exposure Length: 1/1000 s
Cooling: Termoelectric set point with max ΔT=-25°C
Weight: approx. 400 gr

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