Mallincam SkyRaider-DS Monochrome CCD Camera

Mallincam SkyRaider-DS Monochrome CCD Camera

Due to high demand and global product shortages due to the pandemic, please call for availability.

Using the latest in Sony CCD technology, the MallinCam SkyRaider-DS is on the cutting-edge

of CCD live observing. Capable of taking both pictures and videos, the SkyRaider-DS well

suited to both astrophotography and live-observing.

The MallinCam SkyRaider-DS also features the unique MallinCam DarkField Subtraction System

which eliminates the need of a Peltier cooler under live observing applications.

The monochrome sensor gives the greatest resolution and sensitivity as compared to a

colour equivalent. Excellent for observing alone, and even better when sharing the experience

with others, live-view makes exploring faint details in distant celestial objects easy and


The camera is both interfaced and powered by a single USB 2.0 cable which connects to a

laptop, reducing the mess of cables that often plauges astrophotographers.

Constructed in a zinc-aluminum alloy with Grade 1 industrial electronic components, the

MallinCam SkyRaider-DS is built to last. Capable of operation in temperatures ranging from

-32 to 52°C, this camera is capable of handling any night.

Included Items

  • 5 metre USB 2.0 cable
  • 1.25" C mount eyepiece adapter
  • Camera drivers and software CD


  • Powered by USB cable
  • MallinCam DarkField on-the-fly dark frame subtraction
  • Rugged Zinc-Aluminum alloy body
  • Up to one hour of exposure
  • Grade 1 industrial electronic components


  • Sensor: Sony ICX829 EXview HAD II PAL Monochrome CCD
  • Sensor Size: 8mm Diagonal (Type 1/2)
  • Resolution: 752x582
  • Pixel Size: 8.6x8.3µm
  • Output and Control: USB 2.0
  • Power: USB 2.0
  • Weight: 377g (13.30oz)