SBIG STXL-6303 Imaging Camera - Lightly Used Product - SKU# AZ-1601- In Stock Now

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This SBIG STXL-6303 imaging camera is one-owner and lightly used. It was purchased new in 2014 and is in excellent cosmetic and working condition.

The SBIG STXL supports up to 35 mm format CCD sensors.  Two STXL filter wheel options have been manufactured (not included with the camera). The Standard and Self-Guiding 8-position STXL filter wheels have micron-level filter positioning, and accommodate 50mm round unmounted filters.  In the Self-Guiding filter wheel model, a guiding CCD is incorporated into the filter wheel in front of the filters.

The STXL-6303 includes a high sensitivity, 6 megapixel CCD with 9 micron pixels.

STXL has two-stage cooling with deltas up to -60C, is water cooling ready, and includes ethernet and USB 2.0 computer interfaces. Many innovations for serious imagers have been designed into this professional camera, including:

  • USB 2.0 and Ethernet in each camera
  • No Anti-blooming Gate
  • Web browser control ready
  • Two-Stage TE Cooling
  • Cooling Delta up to -60 C with Air Only
  • 12VDC operation (9-14VDC)
  • Self-guiding in front of filters
  • Full frame image buffer
  • Self-Guiding in front of the filter wheel
  • Optional Remote Guide Head
  • Photometric shutter for large arrays
  • Variable speed fan
  • Quick Disconnect Water Cooling Ready
  • User Rechargeable Desiccant Plug
  • Opto-isolated Relays for Telescope Control
  • Tracking Relay LED Indicators
  • Power Management LED Indicators


Dark Current e-/p/s

0.5 e-/p/s typical


12 VDC



Imaging Sensor


Total Pixels

6.3 million

OAG Option


Power Cable

US, European

Imaging / Pixel Array

3072 x 2048

Self-Guiding In Front of Filters


Pixel Size

9 μm

Full Well Capacity

100,000 e-

Sensor Size

27.65 x 18.48 mm

Filter Wheel Option


Peak QE



Mechanical, Even-illumination

Remote Guide Head


Adaptive Optics Option


Pixel Digitization Rate

1.8 MHz

OS Compatibility

Windows 7, 8, 10 x86/x64, MacOS 10.14 “Mojave” x86 binaries, Ubuntu 18.04 LTS x64, Ubuntu Mate arm64

Computer Interface

USB2 /Ethernet


0.18-3600 sec

Cooling Delta

~60 °C delta to a minimum -35°C operating temperature

Read Noise (typ)

11 e- typical

A/D Converter

16 bits


5.2 lbs

Filter Size

50mm Round

Full Frame Download

4 sec

Temperature Regulation


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