SBIG ST-2000XM


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Brand and Model:SBIG ST-2000XM
Price ($USD):$3495.00
Pixel Size (microns):6.4
Resolution:1600x1200
Computer Interface:USB
Attributes:checkedAutoguider
Electric Power:110/220/12V
Weight (lbs.):0.9kg
Description:A relatively large CCD with a generous field of view
Lots of pixels - more than a megapixel
Good sensitivity
Low noise
Antiblooming protection
High resolution on smaller telescopes
Flexibility of binning 2x2 on larger scopes with good image size
Self-guiding
High speed download
Professional software
Easy to use
Full compliment of optional custom accessories
Lower price
SBIG quality and support

SBIG ST2000XM

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SBIG ST-2000XM
It's a nice camera, but I wish they'd upgrade the software.

The built in guide chip can be great, but sometimes it's hard to find a guide star that'll be bright enough to guide on through filters.

Most of my images are 30 minutes for R, G, B &L. I've just added an Ha filter but haven't tried using it yet. In any event, that's long enough to get pretty nice detail on reasonably bright objects, but most objects could benefit by going longer.

Otherwise, as with any camera, make sure your mount is beefy enough to handle the load.

Overall Rating: 8
Performance:9 Ease of Use:7 Value:7
Weight: 5 (Veritable Vote)
Date:
By: msholden
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SBIG ST-2000XM
Another great CCD camera from SBIG. The centerline imaging detector works very well. SBIG quality and design is all in this fine camera.

Overall Rating: 10
Weight: 1 (Unreliable Vote)
Date:
By: Anonymous (xxx.xxx.251.48)
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SBIG ST-2000XM
This camera has a lot of realestate it can capture.

You can go into deep space with this puppy.Also you have the ability to combine pixels to create 3x3 bins that can capture a lot of light comming from the heavens.

I love mine and will probably never get rid of it.

Overall Rating: 9
Performance:10 Ease of Use:7 Value:8
Weight: 1 (Unreliable Vote)
Date:
By: Anonymous (xxx.xxx.225.6)
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