Last updated: 17 November 2006
Subject: Meade LPI technical specs (at last?) Sent: Tuesday, November 14, 2006 19:22:42 From: Philip de Louraille (email@example.com) Do not know if you got the answers wrt Meade LPI tech specs http://www.weasner.com/etx/astrophotography/2004/lpi1.html but this site mentions them http://www.pk3.org/Astro/index.htm?astrophoto_toucampro_vs_meadelpi.htm Image sensor: CMOS Hynix Semiconductor Inc. HV7131E1 (Type 1/3") Image size: Diagonal 6.5mm, 5,18mm x 3,90mm Effective pixels: 644(H) x 484(V) ~310K pixels Total number of pixels: 648(H) x 488(V) ~320K pixels Unit cell (pixel) size: 8.0m(H) x 8.0m(V) Chip size: Exposure: 1/1000s - 16s (1ms - 16000ms) Max. Resolution: 640x480 Compression: RGB24 (not compressed), I420 Maximum usable frame rate @ 640x480 resolution: 3fps (not compressed) Interface: USB
Subject: Sensor Specs Meade LPI Sent: Tuesday, April 18, 2006 01:09:42 From: Gerd F. Herzogenrath (firstname.lastname@example.org) just got a second-hand Meade LPI imager and tried to find the sensor specs of this camera. Succeeded on the K3CCD-Tools homepage, and dug out a link to the sensor spec sheet of the manufacturer. CMOS-Sensor by Hynix Semiconductor Inc. Type HV7131E1 (1/3") Active Area 5.18x3.90mmm (6.5mm diagonal) Eff. Pixels: 640x480, ~310kPix, (Bayer matrix) Pixel size 8.0 mikron, square 8-Bit on-chip A/D converter Max. usable framerate @ 640x480 (uncompressed): 36/sec Spec sheet (PDF: http://www.datasheetcatalog.com/datasheets_pdf/H/V/7/1/HV7131E1.shtml Greetings from Germany, Gerd
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