Ottawa, Ontario, Canada – July, 20, 2006 - Lumenera Corporation, a leading developer and manufacturer of high performance digital cameras and imaging solutions, today announced the introduction of the SKYnyx2-1 – its newest product offering for the popular SKYnyx CCD camera series.
The SKYnyx2-1 presents astrophotographers with yet another exceptional megapixel camera for solar, lunar and planetary imaging. The SKYnyx2-1 delivers outstanding performance with a 1.4 megapixel CCD image sensor, and supports 15 frames per second at full 1392 x 1040 resolution, ROI, binning, and a signal to noise ratio of 66dB. As with the entire line of Lumenera cameras, no framegrabber is required. Simple plug-and-play through a USB 2.0 interface allows for fast image capture and transfer. Offered with both color and monochrome capability, SKYnyx cameras are fully integrated with the most popular astrophotography software applications available today.
“This recent addition to our CCD camera line provides exceptional sensitivity and low noise characteristics.” stated Thomas Maroney, SKYnyx Product Manager, Lumenera Corporation. “We have had tremendous success with our SKYnyx camera series since we launched in May 2006. The SKYnyx2-1 will ensure our success continues, offering customers another cost-effective solution.”
The SKYnyx2-1 is now available. For more information visit www.lumenera.com.