The LPI-G is 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 a1280 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.
The LPI-G also includes USB cable, software drivers, ASCOM drivers and image capture and processing software.
The LPI-G has a CMOS AR 130 monochrome image sensor with 3.75 x 3.75 micron pixel size. Has 28 frames per second at 1280x960, and 30 frames per second at 640x480.
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.
Minimum requirements for Sky Capture:
Operating System: Windows (32 & 64 bit) Vista/XP/7/8/10, Mac OSX, Linux
Processor: Intel Core2 2.8 GHz equivalent or higher
Memory: 2GB or higher
*NOTE* When using to image the Sun, use appropriate solar filters.
The Meade AudioStar features audio files and an internal speaker. This computerized celestial object locating system plugs into the telescope's handbox port allowing a quick telescope alignment.
Once aligned with the sky the AudioStar is ready to take you to any object in the over 30,000 object database. In addition to GOTO and tracking capability the AudioStar permits a wide array of fascinating and educational functions such as multiple Guided Tours, digital positional readouts, the ability to link with a PC using optionally available software and cord, and much more.
AudioStar Controller #07640 is compatable with the StarNavigator, ETX, LT, LX80, LX90, and LXD75 series telescopes.
Meade Green Laser Pointer- a great item for star parties and backyard astronomy.
This high quality pointer includes an elegant carrying case and runs on two AAA batteries (included). This bright pen style laser makes a great gift item or accessory for any astronomer. Soft rubber grip fits comfortably in your hand. The safe, brilliant green laser beam is visible up to 25,000 feet away.
Wavelength is 532nm at less than 5mW. This laser is made to U.S. FDA laser standards. Instructions included.
Product carries full one year Meade factory limited warranty.