Lunático Astronomía


SX Lodestar X2 camera autoguider

565,25 (price without TAX 467,15)

Starlight Xpress Lodestar X2, high sensitivity for guidance: improved sensor, less noise and RJ12 self-guiding port.




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Lodestar X2; the latest and most sensitive compact guide camera from Starlight Xpress

Lodestar 2X

Detailed specifications:

  • CCD type: ICX829AL Sony Exview interline CCD with low dark current and vertical anti-blooming
  • CCD Full resolution Pixel data: Pixel size: 8.2uM x 8.4uM, Image format: 752 x 580 pixels
  • CCD Image area: 6.4mm (Horizontal) x 4.75mm (Vertical)
  • CCD quality: Grade 1
  • Spectral Response: QE max at 620nM (~77%), 45% at 400nM and 770nM.
  • Readout Noise: Less than 10 electrons RMS – typically only 6 electrons
  • Full-well capacity: Greater than 50,000 e- (unbinned)
  • Lodestar 2XAnti-blooming: Overload margin greater than 1000x
  • Dark current: Dark frame saturation time greater than 1 hour. Less than 0.1 electrons/second @ + 10C ambient
  • Data format: 16 bits
  • System gain:  0.4 electrons per ADU
  • Computer Interface: Built-in USB 2.0 compatible interface
  • Image download time: Typically 0.2 seconds at full resolution using USB 2.0
  • Power requirements: USB powered
  • Cooling system: Ambient air cooling
  • Size: 32 x 86mm black anodized aluminum barrel with 25 x 0.75mm ‘C mount’ thread at the CCD window end & input/output plugs at rear
  • Weight: approx. 50g
  • USB 2.0



Lodestar 2X
Lodestar rear connection diagram

Lodestar detalle




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