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Moravian Instruments G2-8300 Mk I Mono CCD (KAF8300) with Internal FW

Moravian Instruments G2-8300 Mk I Mono CCD (KAF8300) with Internal FW

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The Moravian Instruments G2-8300 Monochrome CCD Camera with Low Noise, High Quantum Efficiency Kodak KAF-8300 CCD Sensor is an outstanding camera capable of the very best images. It includes an internal 5-position Filter Wheel for low cost 31mm filters. This allows the filters to be placed very close to the sensor for zero vignetting and optimum performance.

The G2-CCD cameras feature the highly sensitive, low noise Kodak Full-Frame CCD detectors. The high-speed USB 2.0 interface minimizes download time and advanced analogue electronics ensure very low read noise. Efficient two-stage Peltier cooling keeps detectors cold to minimize dark current. A compact and robust camera head integrates all electronics, shutter and optional 5 or 6-position filter wheels.

A number of features of cooled, slow-scan G2CCD cameras support demanding scientific applications: Very high sensitivity with peak QE above 50%. Lowest possible system read noise, limited by CCD chip itself. High dynamic range (16-bits digitization) and linear response. Efficient and precisely regulated cooling, essential for frame matching. Optional heat exchanger for liquid coolant. Ability of unattended operation enabled by integrated shutter and filter wheel supporting UBVRI or narrow-band filters.

This version of the G2 Mono features an 5 position internal filter wheel allowing use of 31mm filters unmounted filters. 31mm filters do not cause vignetting like 1.25" filters and  saves cost compared to using 2" filters.


5-positions filter wheel and blade shutter inside the G2-8300 camera head



Chassis: 5 position Internal FIlter Wheel for 31mm Unmounted FIlters

Sensor: Kodak KAF8300 Monochrome CCD

Aspect Ratio: 4:3

Resolution: 3358 x 2536 pixels (8 MP)

Quantum Efficiency: Peak more than 50%

Pixel Size: 5.4 x 5.4 µm

Interface: USB 2.0 (USB 1.1 compatible)

Cooling: Two-stage Peltier up to -50°C


Shipping and Packaging

G2 CCD cameras are supplied in a foam-filled, hard carrying case containing:

Camera body with a USER-CHOSEN telescope adapter. The standard 2" barrel adapter is included by default. If ordered, the filter wheel is already mounted inside the camera head and filters are threaded into place (if ordered!).

A 100-240 V AC input, 12 V DC output “brick” adapter with 1.8 m long power cable.

5 m long USB A-B cable for connecting camera to host PC.

CD-ROM or USB Flash Drive with camera drivers, SIPS software package with electronic documentation and PDF version of User's Manual.

A printed copy of the Users Manual for G2 CCD cameras is shipped in the foam-filled carrying case.





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