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Meade DSI-IV Monochrome Camera
Suitable for both Deep-Sky and Planetary Imaging
Meade DSI-IV
  • Sensor: Panasonic MN34230 Monochrome CMOS
  • Sensor Resolution: 16 Megapixels
  • Sensor Size: 4/3" (21.9mm diag.)
  • Frame Rate: 23 FPS @ Megapixels
  • Cooling: 40°C - 45°C below ambient
  • Computer Interface: USB 2.0 or 3.0
  • Suitable for Deep Sky, Planetary & Lunar imaging
  • Requires PC (Windows, Mac OSX or Linux)
  • UK Warranty: 1 year
  • Meade SKU: 633002
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Package includes:
  • Meade DSI-IV Monochrome Cooled Camera.
  • AC Power Adapter.
  • 2" Nosepiece to attach to telescope.
  • USB cable.
  • Meade Sky Capture software on CD-ROM.
  • Hard Carry Case.
Order No. Price (inc_VAT) Shipping Delivery click to purchase
MED633002 £ 1330.00 £ 10.00
Meade DSI-IV flyer
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DSI-IV Setup Guide
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SkyCapture Manual
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Outline

Safety note: When using the camera to image the Sun, always use appropriate solar filters.

The acclaimed Deep Sky Imager (DSI) camera series is back, and it’s more advanced than ever.

Equipped with a 16MP Panasonic CMOS image sensor, regulated two-stage thermoelectric cooler, and 3.8µm pixels, the new DSI IV is the ideal camera for all of your astrophotography pursuits.

The low-noise, high-resolution and fast USB 3.0 readout make this camera suitable for both deep-sky and planetary imaging, making it one of the most versatile astronomy cameras available.

The DSI IV offers immense value beyond the camera itself. It not only comes with its own high-quality, weather-resistant hard carrying case and AC power adapter, but we’ve included a new version of SkyCapture camera control software.

Meade DSI-IV.


Product Features
With complete camera control for all major operating systems including Windows, Mac OS X and Linux, SkyCapture can run automatic image capture sequences without the need to purchase additional software.

Package Contents:
  • DSI-IV Camera
  • 2" Nosepiece
  • AC Power Adapter
  • USB cable
  • Desiccant plug
  • Software CD
  • Hard carrying case


Computer Requirements
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7/8/10, MacOS X and Linux.
CPU Requirements: Equal to Intel Core2 2.8GHz or Higher
Memory & USB Port: 2GB or More. USB 2.0 or 3.0



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Specification
Model Meade DSI-IV Monochrome Camera
Meade SKU 633002
UPC 709942999402
Sensor Panasonic MN34230 Monochrome CMOS
Pixels 16 Megapixels
Pixel Size 3.8μm x 3.8μm
A/D Conversion 12-bit ADS
Frames per second 23 FPS at full resolution in 8-bit mode (faster when subframed)
Maximum Cooling 40°C - 45°C below ambient
Chip Dimensions 4/3" (21.9mm diagonal) (17.6mm L x 13.3mm W)
Shutter Electronic Rolling Shutter
Min/Max Exposure Time MIN: 0.15ms, MAX: 3,600s
Mounting Type M42x0.75mm or 2" Nosepiece
Computer Interface USB 2.0 or 3.0
Back Focus Distance 17.5mm
Image Format JPEG, BITMAP, FITS
Video Format SER, AVI
Binning 1x1, 2x2, 3x3
Spectral Range 350-1,050nm (with Double Side AR Coating)
Built-in USB Hub 2 x USB 2.0 Ports
Power Supply DC 5V over PC USB Port. External Power Adapter for Cooling System, DC12V, 3A
Operating Temperature -10°C to 50°C
Software Meade SkyCapture v2.1 or greater
Accessories High-Speed USB 3.0 Cable. AC Adapter. 2" Nosepiece. Hard Carry Case
Product Weight 690 grams (1.51 lbs)
Product Dimensions 8.75cm x 8.16cm x 10.49cm
Hard Case Weight 2.4kg (5.24 lbs)
Hard Case Dimensions with Camera Accessories 28cm x 23cm x 15cm (11.02" x 9.06" x 5.91")
Computer Requirements Microsoft Windows (32-bit & 64-bt) 7/8/10; Mac OSX; Linux
CPU equal to Intel Core2 2.8GHz or higher. Memory: 2GB. USB 2.0 or 3.0
All information correct at the time of writing.



Meade DSI-IV.
Carry case is included.



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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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