Back-illuminated CMOS Image Sensor with 14bit ADC. ASI178MM has a 1/1.8″ and 6.4M pixel sensor IMX178 with SONY STARVIS and Exmor R Technology.
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 photography.
Absolute QE Curve
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.
Camera technical details
Sensor: 1/1.8” CMOS IMX178
10bit ADC/14bit ADC
More resolutions can be defined by user.
Comes with a 2.5mm all sky lens which provides a nearly 170° view of the sky.