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Opticstar - PL-131C Color CMOS Camera


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Regular Price: $299.00

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Manufactured by: Opticstar


The PL131C CoolAir is a USB2.0 fan-cooled camera that offers exceptional performance and versatility easily outperforming cameras costing considerably more. The camera excels as a planetary (Solar and Lunar) camera with frame rates of up to 220fps. Gain, Region of Interest (ROI) and binning are all features implemented in the hardware to deliver exceptional performance.

FarPoint Astro - OpticStar PL-131C CoolAir 1.3 MP Color CMOS - Video High Speed Camera Features:

  • Max frame rate: 22 @ full res (WDM mode).

  • Max exposure time: 10 seconds (native mode).

  • Computer controlled and USB 2.0 Powered

  • Ideal for Planetary imaging

  • Air-Cooled with internal fan

  • Resolution: 1280 x 1024 - Binning: 1x1, 2x2, 4x4

  • Region of Interest (ROI): 640x480 and 320x240

  • Bundled Software (max. 10s exposure): PHD Guiding, Nebulosity Lite, Plug-in for MaxIm DL and Plug-in for AstroArt

  • Also included (DirectShow/WDM): etAMCAP (up to 220 FPS), Craterlet (up to 220 FPS)and Guidemaster

  • Computer Requirements: Windows XP/Vista/7 and USB 2.0 port

Our product warrantee on all of our products except Bahtinov Focus masks, Dri-shields, Astro Armour cases and Flex dew shields have a " Limited Warranty" against defects in materials or workmanship for one year from date of purchase non-transferable. The Focus Masks, Dri-shields, Astro-armour cases and Flex dew shields all have a " Life Time" warranty against any defects on materials and workmanship, normal wear and tear only! If a life time warantee product needs to be replaced user must return product to you directly to include his/her name, address and email address in order for us to send a replacement! Any misuse, abuse or damage caused by individual/s will void all warrantee's on all products! Full replacement value will only be accepted on Life Time warranty products with original date and sales receipt, non-transferable, all shipping cost paid will be paid by Farpoint! All of our Laser products (collimators) come with a lifetime alignment guarantee which is non-transferable, customer pays for initial shipping only, no extra  cost for us to return the product!

Product Series

Opticstar PL and SL Cameras



1/2" CMOS Planetary, Lunar & Solar Cameras

A range of cameras suitable for planetary, Solar and Lunar astrophotography. All cameras include computer software for camera control, image capture and storage.


1/3" CMOS Planetary, Lunar & Solar Cameras

Suitable for planetary, Solar (with an appropriate Solar scope or filters) and Lunar astrophotography or microscopy. Include computer software for camera control, image capture and storage.



Additional Information

Name Opticstar - PL-131C Color CMOS Camera
Manufacturer Opticstar
Manufacturer Part No OSRPL131CCA