Apx60

The Apx60 is the latest addition to Atik’s growing portfolio of CMOS sensor cameras. Utilising the Sony IMX 455 sensor, the Apx60 is our most advanced CMOS camera to date. The 61.17 megapixel sensor is perfect for large format, wide field views with outstanding detail, breaking through the boundaries of what is traditionally expected from a CMOS camera.

This camera offers exceptional build quality with innovative features such as in situ levelling and a built in USB hub, while seamlessly integrating with Atik’s advanced software solutions to deliver a complete experience for the astrophotographer.

To celebrate the launch of the this 60 megapixel camera, we’re giving you the chance to win an Apx60. Look out for Apx60 adverts for further details.

Available to order now through any of our dealers, or contact us for more information
Product code mono: ATK0196  colour: ATK0197
RRP
  4,604€ / $4,933 (excl. tax)

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Welcome to Atik's most advanced CMOS camera to date. The Apx60 utilises the Sony IMX 455 full frame sensor, perfect for large format, wide field views with outstanding detail. This 61.17 megapixel sensor has low read noise, high quantum efficiency, and 16 bit analogue to digital conversion which is revolutionising amateur astronomy.

In addition to offering some of the defining features of CCD astrophotography cameras in a CMOS form, the Apx60 also seamlessly integrates with Atik's advanced software solutions. The camera has a 512MB memory buffer to prevent image artefacts and dropped frames. Furthermore, the Apx60 comes with a built-in USB hub,  high performance cooling, anti-condensation and anti-reflection optics, as well as in situ levelling for easy adjustment. Completed with Atik's exceptional premium electronics and build quality to deliver incredible images.

Technical Specification

*Technical specifications for this camera are yet to be finalised

  • Image sensor: Sony IMX455 CMOS sensor (industrial 'K' variant available)
  • Pixel array (resolution): 9568 x 6380
  • No. of pixels: 61.17 MP
  • Pixel size (µm): 3.76 x 3.76
  • Sensor size: 43.3mm diagonal (40.9mm x 31.1mm)
  • Full well: >51,000e-
  • ADC: 16bit
  • Digitisation (MBPS): Limited by USB 3 speed
  • Readout noise: 1.2e- low noise, 3.5e- high speed
  • Cooling delta: -35°C
  • Regulated cooler: Yes
  • Water Assist: No
  • Max. Exposure: 24 hours
  • Min. Exposure: 10 ms
  • PC Interface: USB 3 full speed
  • Power Requirements: 12VDC, 5A
  • Backfocus Distance: Default = 17mm ±0.5; Without levelling plate = 9.5mm ±0.5
  • Thread on front: M54 x 0.75
  • Weight: 1.1kg
  • Overall dimensions: 89mm x 152mm
  • Mono or colour: Either
  • Trigger in/out: Optional

Software Development Kit

  • C interface covering all camera functions
  • Windows c++ examples
  • .net examples
  • .net Wrapper
  • Linux compatible
  • μManager compatible
  • Python compatible

System Requirements

  • Windows 10/Win8 (not RT)
  • USB 2.0 or USB 3.0 port

What's in the box?

  • USB3 cable
  • M54 dust cap
  • M54 to 2" eyepiece adapter
  • Allen keys for front plate adjustment
  • Desiccant removal tool
  • Quick start guide