This system is an optimized package for 2000 to 2500 mm fl scopes.
The assembly consists of a
StarlightXpress MX-916 CCD Imager
with powersupply and cables
SX STAR AutoGuideModule
Custom OptecInc 0.8X reducer unit
Borg filter module,adapters, extra filter holder
Set of mounted EdmundSci 50mm Dichroic RGB filters + DarkFrameBlank
AstroPhysics 2" Diagonal ( older model )
UniversityOptics 40mm MK70 Eyepiece
AstroArt MX916 STAR CCD Control and Image Processing Software
PictureWindowsPro rev 2.5 PhotoProcessing Software.
Total cost of items : $3400
SellingPrice : $2399
( plus shipping and insurance )
This is configured to mount as a 2" EP and Is Parfocal with
a 2" diagonal and most 35mm/40mm eps. Find the object with the
eyepiece ( even observe Visually for a while ...),
and replace it with the CCD assembly without refocusing.
The Borg filter unit allows filter swapping by pushing out the
filterholder/filter with a photographic remote shutter release
cable = vibration free swaps. Imager kept in dessicant dry
Pelican waterproof case. (included).
This is a most well designed and integrated system : it is lightweight, rigid, and has outstanding performance.
The large filter capability of the Borg unit ensures no
Examples of its performance : http://astrographer.com