LPI-G Advanced Camera - Color (Discontinued)

SKU: 645003

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  • Regular price $399.99

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  • CMOS - SONY IMX178 Image Sensor
  • 6.3 Megapixels (3072 x 2048)
  • 1.25" Nosepiece, C-Mount
  • 2.4µm x 2.4µm Pixel Size
  • Can be used for Auto-Guiding, or Astrophotography of Solar System Objects


The LPI-G Advanced allows the user to experience our universe on a whole new level with Meade's Advanced solar, lunar, and planetary guide camera.

This USB 3.0 14-bit camera allows for increased dynamic range allowing the user to experience the universe like never before! The LPI-G Advanced features a large image sensor along with a high pixel count that allows for increased resolution, making it ideal for planets and solar imaging. The LPI-G Advanced has a back illuminated CMOS - SONY IMX178, image sensor with 2.4 x 2.4 micron pixel size and pixel array of 6.3 Megapixels (3072 x 2048). This Imager & Guider is able to take 59 frames per second at full resolution. The camera has a 3.0 connection and ASCOM ST-4 Guider Port for easy connection to the mount.

The LPI-G Advanced also includes a high-speed USB 3.0 connecting cable, ST-4 Guide Cable, 1.25" nose extension with C-Mount, and Meade Sky Capture Software on CD Rom - includes Installation and Operating instructions.

The LPI-G Advanced is able to save images in a variety of formats including: JPEG, BITMAP, FITS, TIFF, PNG, PCX, TGA & BCM. It can also save videos in either SER or AVI formats.

Will work with the following Operating Systems:

  • Microsoft Windows XP (32 & 64 Bit)
  • Microsoft Windows Vista (32 & 64 Bit)
  • Microsoft Windows 7 (32 & 64 Bit)
  • Microsoft Windows 8 (32 & 64 Bit)
  • Microsoft Windows 10 (32 & 64 Bit)
  • Linux

Computer Requirements: Equal to Intel Core 2.8GHz or higher. Solid State hard drive recommended for getting the maximum frame rates.

The LPI-G Advanced is available in both Color & Monochrome.

*NOTE* When using to image the Sun, use appropriate solar filters.

UPC 709942999419
Assembled Product Weight 3.4 ounces
Power Source DC 5V over PC USB port
Warranty 1 Year
Image Sensor CMOS - SONY IMX178
Chip Dimensions 1/1.8 inch (7.4mm x 4.9mm)
Pixels 6.3 Megapixels (3072 x 2048)
Pixel Size 2.4μm x 2.4μm
A/D Conversion 8 or 14 bits
Frames per second/Resolution 59 fps at full resolution
Shutter Electronic Rolling Shutter
Minimum Exposure Time 0.244ms
Maximum Exposure Time 1,000s
Mounting Type • 1.25" nosepiece • C-mount
Interface Type USB 2.0 or 3.0
Back Focus Distance 17.8mm
Video Format SER, AVI
Binning • Sensor Binning: 1x1, 2x2 • Digital Binning: 1x1, 2x2, 3x3, 4x4
Spectral Range 405-690nm
Operating Temperature -10C ~ 50C
Storage Temperature -20C ~ 60C
Operating Humidity 30% ~ 80%
Contents Included
  • LPI-G Color camera
  • High Speed USB 3.0 A male to B male gold plated connectors' cable/ 1.5m
  • ST-4 Guide cable - 1.5m guide cable
  • 1.25" nose extension with C-mount
  • Meade Sky Capture Software on CD ROM- Includes Installation and Operating Instructions.
  • Product Dimensions 1.25" diameter. 1.7" x 2.8" (43mm x 72mm)
    Product Weight 3.4 Ounces
    Barcode: 709942999419