Atik One 6.0 CCD Camera

Artemis CCD Limited

Unit 8 Lodge Farm Barns New Rd., Norwich, NR9 3LZ, UK

NPS_Atik_300pxAtik Cameras unveils the Atik One 6.0 CCD camera ($3,295). This compact camera design features the exceptionally sensitive 6-megapixel Sony ICX694AL monochrome CCD of 4.54-square-micron pixels in a 2,750x2,200 array. The camera's sealed chamber is purged with high-purity argon to ensure a dry, condensation-free environment Its thermoelectric cooling is capable of stable operating temperatures ot -38°C, helping limit additional noise in your CCD images. The Atik One 6.0 also includes an internal 5-position filter wheel with a mechanical shutter installed as close as possible to the CCD detector, reducing back focus requirements. Each purchase comes with a3-meter USB 2.0 cable, 1.8-meter power connector, and CD-ROM with control software, drivers, and PDF manual. See the manufacturer's website for additional options.'s New Product Showcase is a reader service featuring innovative equipment and software of interest to amateur astronomers. The descriptions are based largely on information supplied by the manufacturers or distributors. Sky & Telescope assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of vendors statements. For further information contact the manufacturer or distributor. Announcements should be sent to Not all announcements will be listed.

All comments must follow the Sky & Telescope Terms of Use and will be moderated prior to posting. Please be civil in your comments. Sky & Telescope reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter’s username, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.


This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.