MallinCam Video CCD Observational System
Return to Waning Moon II
The MallinCam VSS Color is hand crafted in North America from the finest components available from suppliers from around the world. MallinCam created the world's first astronomical Color video CCD camera with extended exposures and internal mild Peltier Cooler. MallinCams come loaded with features not available on any other brand of astronomical video CCD camera in its price class and MallinCam has been doing this since 2004.
The hand crafted MallinCam VSS Color astronomical video CCD camera has the latest Third Generation HYPER Circuit allowing the user a choice of variable exposures from 3.3 seconds to just under 2 minutes - all with automatic image refresh! The VSS has a fully integrated On Screen menu simplifying camera operation and making it highly reliable. The Ultimate Live Color video CCD camera for astronomy is here now!
Shown wih Optional External Heat Dissipater
KEY FEATURES INCLUDES:
- NEW Computerized Adjustable Mild Peltier Cooler (Thermoelectric cooler - TEC)
- Hand Picked Class 1 CCD Sensor (Grade A) with Class 0 CCD Sensor optional
- RS 232 Interface.
- Shutter Speeds ranging from OFF, 1/100, 1/120, 1/180, 1/250, 1/350, 1/500, 1/750, 1/1000, 1/1500, 1/2000, 1/3000, 1/4000, 1/6000, 1/8000, 1/12000 seconds making it possible to view planets, the Moon and the Sun with appropriate user supplied filters (H-Alpha, CaK,White, etc.) No need to add any devices to reduce light gathering.
- Full Integration Mode of 2X, 4X, 6X, 8X, 12X, 16X (1/4 second exposure) 24X, 32X (1/2 second exposure) 48X, 64X (one second exposure) 96X, 128X (full 2.1 second exposure)
- NEW Hyper Mode of 3.3 seconds to under 2 Minutes with Full Automatic Refresh!
- On Board Title Generator allowing placing on the monitor a description of the object being viewed. Excellent for group viewing at museums, planetariums, educational facilities, and star parties.
- Programmable Back Light Compensation Mode (BLC)
- Full AGC (GAIN) adjustment in Auto Mode, Manual Mode (Deep Sky Objects) and OFF (Deep Sky Objects, Lunar, Planetary, and Solar mode)
- Full White Balance Control (W/B). Your Choice of Fully Automatic White Balance Control, Auto Trace White Balance Control, or Manual White Balance Control including presets for 5600K, 3200K (Infrared) or User Defined Blue and Red Color.
Other Included Features:
- Two Full Independent Outputs - High Resolution S-VHS and 75 Ohm Composite
- Four Programmable Mask Functions For
Electronic Cross Hairs or other Manual Guiding Functions
- Positive and Negative Image Selection
- Horizontal Image Inversion
- Vertical Image Inversion
- Freeze Image Function
- Sensitivity Priority Function
- Gamma Selection (0.45 /1.00)
- APC Function (Advanced Pixel Control to
eliminate all stars artifacts)
- High Light Adjust Function (Electronic Coronagraph
and Electronic Stellar Coronagraph)
- Color Bar Generator
- Full Zoom up to 2X in 16 steps
Comes complete with the following:
MALLINCAM VSS COLOR Camera (with Class 1 video CCD sensor)
Regulated Power Supply (120 Volts AC to 12 Volts DC)
(PAL export version comes with 220 Volts AC to 12 VoltsDC Adapter)
25' (8 Meters) High Grade Dual Shielded VideoPower Cable Combination
Deluxe 1.25" Eyepiece Adapter/Heat Transfer Unit Custom Made for the MallinCam
1- BNC Male to RCA Female Adapter
1- Quick Start Sheet
Also available in Black and White