Meade LPI-G Advanced Cameras

Experience the universe like never before.

The LPI-G Cameras are an excellent camera for auto-guiding and solar system astrophotography. Now available in two models, our solar, lunar, and planetary guide cameras, will help you experience the universe on a whole new level! The LPI-G and LPI-G Advanced are available in both Colour & Monochrome.

Better performance

The LPI-G Advanced allows the user to experience our universe on a whole new level with Meade's Advanced solar, lunar, and planetary guide camera.

This USB 3.0 14-bit camera allows for increased dynamic range allowing the user to experience the universe like never before! The LPI-G Advanced features a large image sensor along with a high pixel count that allows for increased resolution, making it ideal for planets and solar imaging. The LPI-G Advanced has a back illuminated CMOS - SONY IMX178, image sensor with 2.4 x 2.4 micron pixel size and pixel array of 6.3 Megapixels (3072 x 2048). This Imager & Guider is able to take 59 frames per second at full resolution. The camera has a 3.0 connection and ASCOM ST-4 Guider Port for easy connection to the mount.

The LPI-G Advanced also includes a high-speed USB 3.0 connecting cable, ST-4 Guide Cable, 1.25" nose extension with C-Mount, and Meade Sky Capture Software on CD Rom - includes Installation and Operating instructions.

The LPI-G Advanced is able to save images in a variety of formats including: JPEG, BITMAP, FITS, TIFF, PNG, PCX, TGA & BCM. It can also save videos in either SER or AVI formats.

Warning: When using to image the Sun, use appropriate solar filters.

Product Features

  • LPI-G Advanced camera comes in Colour or Monochrome
  • 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

Computer Requirements: Equal to Intel Core 2.8GHz or higher. Solid State hard drive recommended for getting the maximum frame rates. The LPI-G Advanced is available in both Colour & Monochrome.

Note: Auto-guiding support is only available on Microsoft Windows.

Models and Prices

LPI-G Advanced Colour LPI-G Advanced Monochrome
Product Code 645003 645004
UPC 709942999419 709942999426
Opticstar Retail Price (inc VAT) £435.00 £460.00
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Image Sensor Sony IMX178 CMOS sensor
Pixels 6.3 Megapixels (3072 x 2048)
Pixel Size 2.4 x 2.4 microns
Frames per second / Resolution 59 FPS at full resolution
Video File Format SER, AVI
Shutter Electronic Rolling Shutter
Power Source DC 5V over PC USB port
Accessories USB 3.0 A male-to-B male gold plated Cable; ST-4 Guide Cable (1.5m long); 1.25" nosepiece
Software Includes Meade Sky Capture software on CD-ROM
Computer Requirements Windows (32 & 64 bit) Vista/7/8/10, Mac OSX, Linux; USB 3.0 Port; 2GB memory;
Auto-guide support is only available on Microsoft Windows.

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