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ST-2000XM Specifications

 
CCD
CCD Type: Kodak KAI-2001M (main CCD)
+ TI TC-237H (Texas Instruments; auto-guiding CCD)
CCD Architecture: Full Frame

Pixels
Number of Pixels: 1600 x 1200, total: 1.92 million
Pixel Sizes: 7.4 x 7.4 microns
Array Dimensions: 11.8 x 8.9 mm
Full Well Capacity: ~45,000 electrons (unbinned), ~90,000 electrons (binned)
Binning Modes: 1 x 1, 2 x 2, 3 x 3, and
1 x N, 2 x N, 3 x N

Operation
Shutter: electromechanical
Exposure: 0.01 to 3600 seconds, 10 ms resolution
Full Frame Acquisition: ~4.5 seconds
Cooling: Single Stage Thermoelectric, Active
Fan with Water Assist
-35° C from ambient typical without water
-45° C from ambient typical with water
0.1° C resolution
Dark Current: .35 electrons/second/pixel at 0° C
Antiblooming: standard
Guiding: Dual CCD Self-Guiding

Electronics
Read Noise: 15 electrons RMS
A/D Converter: 16 bits (65,535 gray levels)
A/D Gain: Unbinned = 0.72 electrons/ADU
Binned = 1.4 electrons/ADU

Misc.
Camera Weight: 2.0 lbs. (0.9 kg)
Head Mount Size: 1.25 inch or 2 inch