Atik Apx60 CMOS Camera

Atik Cameras has announced the Atik Apx60 CMOS camera is now available for order, becoming the latest addition to Atik’s growing portfolio of CMOS sensor cameras.

Atik Apx60 CMOS CameraThe Apx60 utilizes the Sony IMX 455 full frame sensor, perfect for large format, wide field views with outstanding detail. The 61.17 megapixel sensor has low read noise, high quantum efficiency, and 16 bit analogue to digital conversion.

In addition to offering some of the defining features of CCD astrophotography cameras in a CMOS form, the Apx60 also seamlessly integrates with Atik’s advanced software solutions. The camera has a 512MB memory buffer to prevent image artefacts and dropped frames. The Apx60 comes with a built-in USB hub,  high performance cooling, anti-condensation and anti-reflection optics, as well as in situ levelling for easy adjustment.

An excellent camera for deep sky imaging, the Atik Cameras Apx60 IMX455 CMOS camera sensor has 60 megapixels at 3.76 microns each and can be binned 2×2 for 7.5 micron pixels while maintaining 15 MP of resolution. It offers low read noise and efficient cooling allows for prolonged, continuous exposures.

The Atik Apx60 specifications include:

– Image sensor: Sony IMX455 CMOS sensor (industrial ‘K’ variant available)

– Pixel array (resolution): 9568 x 6380

– No. of pixels: 61.17 MP

– Pixel size (µm): 3.76 x 3.76

– Sensor size: 43.3mm diagonal (40.9mm x 31.1mm)

– Full well: >51,000e-

– ADC: 16bit

– Digitization (MBPS): Limited by USB 3 speed

– Readout noise: 1.2e- low noise, 3.5e- high speed

– Cooling delta: -35°C

– Regulated cooler: Yes

– Water Assist: No

– Max. Exposure: 24 hours

– Min. Exposure: 10 ms

– PC Interface: USB 3 full speed

– Power Requirements: 12VDC, 5A

– Backfocus Distance: Default = 17mm ±0.5; Without levelling plate = 9.5mm ±0.5

– Thread on front: M54 x 0.75

– Weight: 1.1kg

– Overall dimensions: 89mm x 152mm

– Trigger in/out: Optional

You can learn more about the Atik Apx60 CMOS camera here.

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