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 Not all announcements will be listed.


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