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Altair Hypercam IMX224, IMX174 and IMX178 USB3.0 astronomy and microscopy cameras.
Altair Hypercam IMX224, IMX174 and IMX178 USB3.0 astronomy and microscopy cameras.
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Posted: 09-17-2016 04:25
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Altair Astro launches the new Hypercam range of high speed USB3.0 astronomy and microscopy imaging cameras.


Today's featured products:

Starwave 80ED-R Refractor Telescope NEW 2016 VERSION FPL53 Optics R&P Focuser
Starwave 80ED-R Refractor Telescope NEW 2016 VERSION FPL53 Optics R&P Focuser

NEW 2016 Version with Ohara S-FPL-53 ED Lens
 
The Starwave 80ED-R is a more compact and refi...
Price: £599.00
Altair Hypercam IMX178 USB3.0 Colour Guide / Imaging / EAA Camera
Altair Hypercam IMX178 USB3.0 Colour Guide / Imaging / EAA Camera

The Altair Hypercam IMX178 Colour camera has the sought-after Sony IMX178 Colour CMOS sensor, with extremely low read noise, wide dynamic range, and 6.3mp resolution.
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Price: £395.00
Altair 60mm Guide Scope Kit Straight Thru Non-rotating Helical Focuser (NO EYEPIECE)
Altair 60mm Guide Scope Kit Straight Thru Non-rotating Helical Focuser (NO EYEPIECE)

Altair 60mm Guide Scope with a 1.25" non-rotating Micro focuser, OTA, rings, stalk, and UNIFBR base.
 
Focal length is 225mm (F3.75)  which is p...
Price: £139.00
Pegasus EQDIR Bluetooth Adapter for EQMOD
Pegasus EQDIR Bluetooth Adapter for EQMOD

The EQDIR Adapter is based on the FTDI USB to Serial Chip.
 
You can choose a wired (USB) or wireless Bluetooth version to reduce cable clutter.<...
Price: £59.99
Altair TMS Heavy Duty Universal Dovetail Plate Clamp for iEQ45, G11, EQ6, HEQ5 (Black)
Altair TMS Heavy Duty Universal Dovetail Plate Clamp for iEQ45, G11, EQ6, HEQ5 (Black)

The USP is a heavy duty saddle plate which is designed to replace the factory clamps on equatorial mounts with a more rigid and precise alternative for im...
Price: £129.50
Lightwave 66mm F6 ED-R Refractor with Dual Speed R&P Focuser, Alu Case
Lightwave 66mm F6 ED-R Refractor with Dual Speed R&P Focuser, Alu Case

The Lightwave 66/400 ED refractor delivers very good colour correction. The ED doublet lens system features an ED element made from premium Japanese Ohara glass. The elements have been figu...
Price: £369.00
Altair TMS Losmandy Dovetail Plate 180mm 250mm 300mm 350mm Silver
Altair TMS Losmandy Dovetail Plate 180mm 250mm 300mm 350mm Silver

The safer way to mount and balance your telescope, is with the Altair TMS system. CNC Machined Dovetail bar made in the UK from aluminium billet.

Chamfered, radiused edg...
Price: £54.00

Celestron C14 Kendrick Solar Filter (355mm filter aperture) 395-405mm OD
Celestron C14 Kendrick Solar Filter (355mm filter aperture) 395-405mm OD

Kendrick Solar filters use Baader solar film for better performance than glass filters, with no internal reflections to mar contrast and detail. They fasten safely to your telescope dewshield...
Price: £126.00

Altair Moon Neutral Density Filter 1.25" (25% light reduction)
Altair Moon Neutral Density Filter 1.25" (25% light reduction)

The premium neutral density moon filter is a standard accessory for lunar observing, which blocks 25% of the light passing through it, allowing 75% of the light to pass throu...
Price: £15.00
L-Bracket for camera or spotting scope - Starwave Mini-AZ Mount
L-Bracket for camera or spotting scope - Starwave Mini-AZ Mount

Optional L-Bracket with 1/4" thread fitting. Lets you attach Cameras or Telephoto lenses or spotting scopes to Starwave Mini-AZ mount for smooth panning.


Price: £18.50
Kendrick Solar Filter (130mm filter aperture) 169-179mm OD
Kendrick Solar Filter (130mm filter aperture) 169-179mm OD

Kendrick Solar filters use Baader solar film for better performance than glass filters, with no internal reflections to mar contrast and detail. They fasten safely to your telescope dewshield...
Price: £65.00

Starwave 152 V2 "Red Tube" Achromat Refractor Telescope
Starwave 152 V2 "Red Tube" Achromat Refractor Telescope

The Starwave 152mm V2 delivers rich field views of the night sky using a large 6 inch / 152mm of unobstructed aperture at an incredible price. What's more, this lens isn't y...
Price: £829.00

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