Artemis CCD Ltd.,

Beacon House, Nuffield Rd.,

Cambridge, CB4 1TF, UK


Atik Cameras unveils its newest compact CCD imager, the Atik 428EX ($2,250). This new camera features the sensitive 2.8-megapixel Sony ICX674 CCD detector with square 4.54-micron pixels. The Atik 428EX is a roughly 2-by-5-inch compact body that can cool down to 30°C (54°F) below ambient temperature. The camera connects to your PC via a mini-USB 2.0 cable and is controlled using the included Artemis Capture software; drivers are included for MaxIm DL, CCDSoft, or any ASCOM-compliant control program. Also included are a 3-meter (9.8-foot) USB cable and 1.8-meter cigarette-lighter power cable. The company’s website has additional details.'s New Product Showcase is a reader service featuring innovative equipment and software of interest to amateur astronomers. The descriptions are based largely on information supplied by the manufacturers or distributors. Sky & Telescope assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of vendors statements. For current price and additional information contact the manufacturer or distributor. Announcements should be sent to [email protected]. Not all announcements will be listed.


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