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 » Filter Wheels. Farpoint Astro: 
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 » Focus masks. 
 » Binocular mountings. Willmann Bell books. Shoestring Astronomy sections: 
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 » Focus motor controllers.
Meade Stella Wi-Fi Adapter
Meade Stella Wi-Fi Adapter.
£219.00
Stella allows you to wirelessly control your computerised telescope with your smart phone or tablet.
7.2mm-21.5mm ZOOM
Opticstar XL 7.2mm-21.5mm ZOOM Eyepiece.
£75.00
The Opticstar XL 7.2mm-21.5mm ZOOM is a very high quality zoom eyepiece delivers a particularly flat field of view...
Cooled CCD
Opticstar DS-616C XL+
£899.00
The Opticstar DS-616C XL+ uses the Sony ICX413AQ, 6.1 mega pixel colour
CCD (1.8"). Complete with power supply unit and software...
Meade LPI-G Colour
Meade LPI-G colour
£180.00
The Meade LP-G Colour video camera for imaging and guiding.
Meade LX90 ACF 10" UHTC
Meade LX90 ACF 10" UHTC.
£2560.00
The Meade LX90 ACF 10 UHTC is a 10" advanced catadioptric with a computerised fork mount.
Ascension 80ED Triplet
Ascension 80ED Triplet
£675.00
The Ascension 80ED Triplet APO from the premium range of telescopes...
Meade ETX80 Observer
Meade ETX80 Observer
£285.00
The new ETX80 Observer telescope is ultra-portable and ideal for astronomy and terrestrial use.
Opticstar 1.25" Filter Wheel
Opticstar 1.25" Filter Wheel.
£34.95
The Opticstar 1.25" Filter Wheel for standard 1.25" threaded filters with 5 filter positions.
Meade LPI-G Monochrome
Meade LPI-G monochrome
£189.00
The Meade LP-G Monochrome video camera for imaging and guiding.
Opticstar PX-125C
Opticstar PX-125C
£---
The Opticstar PX-125C colour video camera for guiding and planetary imaging.
Ascension Projection Kit
Ascension 2" Projection Kit.
£29.95
The Ascension 2" Projection Kit for all types of astro photography.
Meade Cameras
Meade astronomy cameras
Meade section last updated: 14th December 2018
Introducing the Lunar, Planetary Imager and Guider, the camera that is made for auto-guiding and astrophotography.

Planetary Video Cameras & Auto-Guiders
Meade LPI-G Colour Meade LPI-G Colour. All-in-one planetary, Lunar and Solar camera (with appropriate solar filters) that can also auto-guide. Colour CMOS sensor 1280 x 960 pixels. Frame rate of 28 frames per second at full resolution. Includes autoguide port, cables, 1.25" nosepiece and software. Requires computer witn USB 2.0/3.0 port and Microsoft Windows 7/8/10, Mac OSX or Linux.
£ 180.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Meade LPI-G Monochrome Meade LPI-G Monochrome. All-in-one planetary, Lunar and Solar camera (with appropriate solar filters) that can also auto-guide. Monochrome CMOS sensor 1280 x 960 pixels. Frame rate of 28 frames per second at full resolution. Includes autoguide port, cables, 1.25" nosepiece and software. Requires computer witn USB 2.0/3.0 port and Microsoft Windows 7/8/10, Mac OSX or Linux.
£ 189.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Meade LPI-G Advanced Colour Meade LPI-G Advanced Colour. 6.3 megapixel, USB 3.0 camera. Ideal all-in-one planetary, Lunar and Solar camera (with appropriate solar filters) that can also auto-guide. Colour CMOS sensor 3072 x 2048 pixels. Frame rate of 59 frames per second at full resolution. Includes autoguide port, cables, 1.25" nosepiece and software. Requires computer witn USB 3.0 port and Microsoft Windows 7/8/10, Mac OSX or Linux.
£ 425.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Meade LPI-G Advanced Monochrome Meade LPI-G Advanced Monochrome. 6.3 megapixel, USB 3.0 camera. Ideal all-in-one planetary, Lunar and Solar camera (with appropriate solar filters) that can also auto-guide. Colour CMOS sensor 3072 x 2048 pixels. Frame rate of 59 frames per second at full resolution. Includes autoguide port, cables, 1.25" nosepiece and software. Requires computer witn USB 3.0 port and Microsoft Windows 7/8/10, Mac OSX or Linux.
£ 450.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Deep Sky Cameras
Meade DSI-IV Colour Meade DSI-IV Colour. The latest Deep Sky Imager (DSI) from Meade is equipped with a 16MP Panasonic CMOS image sensor and a regulated two-stage thermoelectric cooler. The DSI-IV is the ideal camera for all of your astrophotography pursuits. Requires computer witn USB 2.0 port and Microsoft Windows 7/8/10, Mac OSX or Linux.
£ 1089.00 (inc VAT) back ordered
Meade DSI-IV Monochrome Meade DSI-IV Monochrome. The latest Deep Sky Imager (DSI) from Meade is equipped with a 16MP Panasonic CMOS image sensor and a regulated two-stage thermoelectric cooler. The DSI-IV is the ideal camera for all of your astrophotography pursuits. Requires computer witn USB 2.0 port and Microsoft Windows 7/8/10, Mac OSX or Linux.
£ 1309.00 (inc VAT) back ordered
Other Items Of Interest

CCD Cameras
Opticstar cameras. Opticstar CCD cameras. A range of cameras for deep sky, planetary, Lunar and Solar photography (computer USB 2.0 interface).


Electronic Interface Products and Extenders
USB repeater. USB Accessories. Including repeater cables to extend the length of the standard 5m USB cables and USB to Serial port converters.


CCD Camera Accessories
Opticstar imaging accessories. Opticstar Imaging Accessories. A range of accessories for astrophotography.

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Opticstar News
New DS-616C XL+ Model
posted: 24th August 2017
Opticstar DS-616C XL+.
Star product, improved.

The new Opticstar DS-616C XL+ deep-sky CCD is the successor to the popular DS-616C XL that earned the annual star product award back in 2013. It maintains all the features of the original model as well as other improvements.


DS-616C XL is Astronomy Magazine's Star Product
posted: 12th September 2013
Opticstar DS-616C XL is Astronomy magazine's product of the year.
Star product.

The Opticstar DS-616C XL deep-sky CCD camera has earned the annual star product award from Astronomy, the world's best-selling astronomy magazine. Read about it in the September 2013 issue.

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updated: 28th October 2018
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Imaging Brochure
updated: 10th February 2014
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A&M 152mm f/8 Review
"Fantastic Performance" "Beauty of a Ferrari"
updated: 25th March 2009
A&M 152mm f/8 TMB.
Read the latest review about the A&M 152mm f/8 A&M/TMB on Cloudy Nights. According to the review this telescope combines the "beauty of a Ferrari" with "fantastic performance". The review also states that "the manufacturer's claims are valid".
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