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ZWO ASI178MC USB3.0 Colour CMOS Astronomy Camera

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ZWO has created a back-illuminated CMOS Image Sensor with 14bit ADC    ZWO has designed a CMOS image sensor which has a 1/1.8"and 6.4M pixels sensor IMX178 with SONY STARVIS and Exmor R Technology.  Astrophotography Performance: Extremely low read noise(1.4e-2.2 e) , 1.4e @27db, high sensitivity and 14bit ADC make it very suitable for astronomy and microscopy high resolution photograph.   USB 3.0 Port & ST4 Port: USB 3.0 Port: can provide 5Gb bandwidth to let ASI178 run at 30 fps (14bit, normal mode) or 60 fps (10bit, high speed mode) at full resolution(6.4Mega). ST4 Port: can be used connect with auto guide port of mount, for guiding.   Supported resolution 10bit ADC/14bit ADC3096×2080 60fps / 30fps2560×2048 62fps / 31fps2048×1080 116fps / 58fps1280×960 130fps / 65fps800×600 204.7fps / 102.3fps640×480 253.1fps / 126.5fps320×240 479.7fps / 239.8fps USB2.03096×2080 6fps2560×2048 8fps2048×1080 19fps1280×960 34fps800×600 89.5fps640×480 139.9fps320×240 479.7fpsMore resolutions can be defined by user     About ZWO Optical Astrophotography has never been easier. Established in 2011, ZWO Optical is a fast-growing global astroimaging camera powerhouse based in Suzhou China. They focus on building and innovating ground-breaking CMOS cameras such as the iconic ZWO ASI120MM Monochrome CMOS camera (the first-ever planetary CMOS camera to beat a CCD in the early 2010s). ZWO continues to pioneer new astrophotography technology with revolutionary features to capture exceptional quality of images of space that will last you a lifetime. Today, ZWO cameras are recognised by every passionate astrophotographer and are available in over 25 countries internationally. Product Code: ZWO-ASI178MC
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    ZWO has created a back-illuminated CMOS Image Sensor with 14bit ADC 

     

    ZWO has designed a CMOS image sensor which has a 1/1.8"and 6.4M pixels sensor IMX178 with SONY STARVIS and Exmor R Technology. 

    Astrophotography Performance:

    Extremely low read noise(1.4e-2.2 e) , 1.4e @27db, high sensitivity and 14bit ADC make it very suitable for astronomy and microscopy high resolution photograph.

     

    USB 3.0 Port & ST4 Port:

    USB 3.0 Port: can provide 5Gb bandwidth to let ASI178 run at 30 fps (14bit, normal mode) or 60 fps (10bit, high speed mode) at full resolution(6.4Mega).

    ST4 Port: can be used connect with auto guide port of mount, for guiding.

     

    Supported resolution

    10bit ADC/14bit ADC
    3096×2080 60fps / 30fps
    2560×2048 62fps / 31fps
    2048×1080 116fps / 58fps
    1280×960 130fps / 65fps
    800×600 204.7fps / 102.3fps
    640×480 253.1fps / 126.5fps
    320×240 479.7fps / 239.8fps

    USB2.0
    3096×2080 6fps
    2560×2048 8fps
    2048×1080 19fps
    1280×960 34fps
    800×600 89.5fps
    640×480 139.9fps
    320×240 479.7fps
    More resolutions can be defined by user

     

    How to achieve a 55m back focus with an astronomy camera and a telescope with either a M42 or M48 thread

     

    About ZWO Optical

    Astrophotography has never been easier.

    Established in 2011, ZWO Optical is a fast-growing global astroimaging camera powerhouse based in Suzhou China. They focus on building and innovating ground-breaking CMOS cameras such as the iconic ZWO ASI120MM Monochrome CMOS camera (the first-ever planetary CMOS camera to beat a CCD in the early 2010s). ZWO continues to pioneer new astrophotography technology with revolutionary features to capture exceptional quality of images of space that will last you a lifetime. Today, ZWO cameras are recognised by every passionate astrophotographer and are available in over 25 countries internationally.

    Product Code: ZWO-ASI178MC

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    Sensor TypeIMX178
    Sensor Size1/1.8"
    Pixel Size2.4µm
    Resolution6.4MP (3096*2080)
    Colour / MonochromeColour
    FPS60fps / 30fps
    Read Noise1.4e
    ShutterRolling Shutter
    QE Peak81%
    Full Well15000e
    Exposure Range32µs-1000s
    Back Focus12.5mm
    USBUSB3.0/USB2.0
    Operating System CompatibilityWindows, Mac OSX, Linux
    Cooled?No
    Working Temperature-5°C—45°C
    Storage Temperature-20°C—60°C
    UsagePlanetary Imaging, Deep Sky Imaging
    Camera Weight120g
    Warranty Information2 Years
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