Philips PCVC740K ToUcam PRO PC Video Camera
The Philips PCVC740K ToUcam PRO PC video camera is a small 640x480 color camera designed to used with a computer with an USB interface. The PCVC740K ToUcam PRO has a 1 lux illumination sensitivity which makes it a good camera for bright planets, Moon and Sun. Check technical specifications in the user manual for more details. The PCVC740K ToUcam PRO is operated with Philips VRecord software that controls the camera and saves images in an AVI video file.
I use the PCVC740K ToUcam PRO for short exposures of Mars, Saturn and the Moon. The PCVC740K ToUcam PRO can be modified for long exposures.
The PCVC740K ToUcam PRO has been replaced by PCVC840K ToUcam PRO II. It is available from ScopeTronix, Inc. and Adirondack Video Astronomy
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