About Us

We are a leading UK supplier of cost-effective cooled CCD cameras and accessories for astronomy and industrial imaging. We hope that you will find a camera to suit your application on the following pages. Please have a look around our site! 

Starlight Xpress Ltd is a specialist supplier of cooled CCD cameras for low noise imaging applications. We provide a wide range of high performance cameras for both amateur and professional imaging, at competitive prices. If you are looking for an economical, low noise CCD camera for astronomy or fluorescence imaging etc., you will find it here!

SX Ltd has been in business since 1991 and was set up to market CCD camera designs originated by the amateur astronomer, Terry Platt. Terry is still designing the cameras and Michael Hattey is in charge of sales and marketing. Richard Austin is in charge of production and test. We think that you will find us to be a friendly and helpful team. if you have any questions about our products, please use the contact email links at the top of this page.


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The head office of Starlight Xpress Ltd, is located at:

Starlight Xpress Ltd, Unit 3, Brooklands Farm, Bottle Lane, Binfield, Berks., RG42 5QX

Tel: +44 (0)1184026898


The SX team rushed down the M4 motorway, to escape the clouds that covered Berkshire, and managed

to image the solar eclipse from a motorway services car park! Here is a mid eclipse shot, and

one towards the end, using a Lunt Solar LS60 and a Trius SX814 camera.


Late eclipse