• Large, high resolution Kodak CCD chip, with 10,838,016 x 9uM square pixels in a 36.3 x 24.2mm array.

  • High sensitivity, approx. 52% QE at peak (green light), 31% at H alpha.

  • Low dark signal - Dark frames not necessary for most of the brighter deep sky objects

  • Anti-blooming with minimal effect on linearity and no lost active area

  • Built-in super high speed USB 2.0 interface for approx. 7 second downloads

  • Built-in autoguider interface and output - compatible with the optional dedicated external guide camera

  • Built-in dual serial ports for accessory control - directly drive filter wheels, GOTO 'scopes etc.

  • Single USB cable control for all features - get rid of that dangerous cable tangle!

  • Very low power consumption. Less than 1.0 amps at 12v DC - 12VA at 110v or 240v AC

  • Compact and lightweight - only 118mm in diameter x 102mm long - less than 1100 grams load on the telescope.