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SBIG STXL-6303E CCD Camera

Price: $9,999.00

  • Manufacturer: SBIG (Diffraction Ltd)
  • MPN: STXL-6303
  • SKU: STXL-6303
  • Availability: Call or email for lead times

To meet the demands of the next generation astroimaging, SBIG introduces the next generation STXL Camera System with self-guiding integrated into a Micron-Precision Filter Wheel. The STXL Series is new a high-end model that will fit a moderate budget.

The STXL is the logical successor to SBIG’s venerable dual sensor STL Series Cameras with all of the features and latest electronics of the STX series cameras. The first two models to be released are the STXL-11002M and STXL-6303E. The STXL makes some cost savings changes to the STX design specifically to suit the 35mm format 11002 CCD along with an innovative self-guiding filter wheel design that improves the self-guiding capabilities of the camera system by placing the guiding CCD in front of the filters.

STXL Series Operating Manual

STXL Camera Series Highlights

  • Self-Guiding in Front of filters
  • Lowest Noise 1.8Mhz Readout ~ 6 sec
  • High Precision 8-position Filter Wheel
  • User Selectable Internal Image Processing
  • 2-Stage TE Cooling -60C delta T with air
  • Built-in Web Server
  • Full Frame Image Buffer
  • Even-illumination (photometric) shutter
  • Ethernet and USB 2.0
  • Built-in RBI Pre-flash
  • Liquid Cooling Capability Standard
  • Uses lower cost 50mm round filters
  • Accepts unmounted and mounted filters
  • User Rechargeable Desiccant Plug
  • Status, Power and Relay Indicators
  • Windows 32-bit and 64-bit (and Mac) Software
  • Optional Remote Guide Head
  • Power Management System
  • 12VDC Operation


The camera can be purchased in any of the following configurations:

  1. Basic Camera.  Even-illumination Shutter, USB and Ethernet, 2-stage TE cooling, water cooling ready, 10MHz digitization, 16-bits, Universal Power Supply, Cables, Software:  CCDOPS, CCDSoftV5, TheSky v.5
  2. Standard Filter Wheel Package.  Basic Camera + Standard Filter Wheel:  8-positions for 50.8mm round unmounted filters (sold separately)
  3. Self-Guiding Filter Wheel Package.  Basic Camera + Self-Guiding Filter Wheel:  8-positions for 50.8mm round unmounted filters (sold separately).  Built-in KAI-0340 guiding CCD, adjustable focus and mirror position
  4. Add Baader 50.8mm Round Filters to any of the above packages.  LRGB 4-filter set; LRGB+Ha 5-filter set; LRGBC + H-alpha, O-III, SII 8-filter set


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