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Meade LPI-G Monochrome
Unleash the Astrophotographer in you
Meade LPI-G Monochrome
  • Sensor: Aptina AR0130 CMOS Monochrome
  • Sensor Resolution: 1280(H) x 960(V)
  • Frame Rate: 28 FPS @ 1280x960
  • Computer Interface: USB 2.0 / 3.0
  • Suitable for Planetary, Lunar, Solar imaging & Guiding
  • Requires PC (Windows, Mac OSX or Linux)
  • Auto-guiding support only available on Microsoft Windows
  • UK Warranty: 1 year
  • Meade SKU: 645002
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Meade LPI-G Monochrome
Package includes:
  • Meade LPI-G monochrome video camera.
  • USB 2.0 cable.
  • ST-4 guide cable.
  • 1.25" nosepiece.
  • Meade Sky capture software on CD-ROM.
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MED645002 £ 193.50 £ 6.00
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Safety note: When using the camera to image the Sun, always use appropriate solar filters.

With Meade's Solar System and guide camera, experience the universe on a whole new level. Lightweight and portable, the LPI-G Monochrome boasts a 1280 x 960 pixel CMOS sensor with the ability of capturing 28 frames per second at full resolution!

The LPI-G Camera is perfect for those looking to make the jump into astrophotography. As an astrophotography camera, the 1.25" barrel size allows you to use it in place of your eyepiece. You'll be imaging the Moon, planets, and the Sun (with appropriate filters) in no time with the high-performance CMOS image sensor. As a guide camera, the built-in ST4 auto guider port makes for easy connection. The LPI-G is compatible with a number of guiding and image capture programs such as Maxim DL, PHD, and FireCapture.

The LPI-G comes with dedicated Meade astronomy software called Sky Capture, which allows you to record and process video, image capture and processing, as well as other features like dark field correction and image stitching.

Meade LPI-G.

Product Features
Let the Lunar, Planetary Imager and Guider (LPI-G) unleash the inner astrophotographer in you. With Meade's solar, lunar and planetary guide camera, experience the universe on a whole new level. Lightweight and portable, LPI-G comes with a 1280 x 960 pixel CMOS sensor with the ability of capturing 28 frames per second at full resolution.

This camera has a USB 2.0 connection (USB 3.0 compatible) and ST-4 guider port for easy connection to the mount. The LPI-G also includes USB cable, software drivers and image capture and processing software.
  • Can be used for auto-guiding or astrophotography.
  • 1.25" Nosepiece and C-mount.
  • 1.2 Megapixels CMOS sensor.
  • ASCOM compliant ST-4 auto guider port.
Computer Requirements
The LPI-G requires a computer running Microsoft Windows, Apple Mac OSX or Linux. The LPI-G plugs to the computer's USB 2.0 (or USB 3.0) port. The LPI-G is bundled with software for image capture and processing. The LPI-G is software controlled.
Note: Auto-guide support is only available on Microsoft Windows.

Model Meade PLI-G Monochrome
Sensor Aptina AR0130
Optical Format 1/3" CMOS monochrome sensor
Resolution 1280(W) x 960(H)
Pixel Size 3.75µm x 3.75µm
Data format 8-bit or 12-bit
Frame Rate 28fps @ 1280x960
30fps @ 640x480
Shutter Electronic Rolling
Computer Interface USB 2.0 (USB 3.0 compatible)
Power Requirement USB 2.0 Bus Power
Mounting to telescope 1.25" nosepiece included (threaded for filters)
Bundled software Meade Sky; ASCOM compliant.
Operating System Windows (32-bit & 64-bt) Vista/7/8/10; Mac OSX; Linux
Auto-guide support is only available on Microsoft Windows.
All information correct at the time of writing.

We are constantly checking the accuracy of the technical data. We are prepared to provide more detailed information on request. Technical data is subject to change without notice.

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