The ASI120MM Mini camera integrates an AR0130CS 1/3″ sensor (4.8 mm x 3.6 mm). It is one of ZWO's new mini cameras. This camera has 1280 x 960 pixels. The pixel size is 3.75 μm x 3.75 μm. This camera provides 12bit ADC and its QE peak is almost 80%.
The ASI120 mini camera offers very good performance for planetary imaging and guiding. Low read noise, high dynamic range, AR protective window and much more.
Absolute QE Curve, estimated Peak Value of almost 80%.
120Mini VS 120MM-S
Compared with the ASI120MM-S camera, the 120 mini has a smaller outlook, lighter weight, and can reach focus at the same position as an eyepiece.
USB2.0Port & ST4 Port
USB 2.0 Port: The Mini camera has one USB2.0 type C port. Type C port is very popular in mobile phones, it won't mind positive side/negative side of the adapter.
ST4 Port: Connect mini camera directly to the auto guider port of the mount.
- M28.5-CS adapter
- CS-C adapter
- 1.25″ extender
- 1.25″ filter
WHAT IS IN THE BOX?
The ASI mini camera box includes all necessary cables, adapters, and manuals.
DRIVERS AND SOFTWARE:
ZWO's website has newest camera drivers, and many DSO and Planetary capture software. Please ensure the newest driver and software have been installed before you start shooting:
The back of the ASI mini camera is like a smiling face, its mouth being the Type C USB port, which is widely used in mobile phones. Its nose is the ST4 port, for guiding. Any time you use the mini camera, there will be a smiley face to keep you company in the dark night.
FOCUS LIKE AN EYEPIECE
The ASI mini camera can focus at same distance as an eyepiece. You can focus using an eyepiece, then put the ASI mini camera into the 1.25″ holder.
WORKS WITH OAG
The Mini camera is suitable for use with an OAG, as it has a much bigger focus range than normal ASI cameras. You'll never have to worry about your guide camera not focusing with your main camera.
WORKS WITH CS ADAPTER AND CS LENS
WORKS WITH 1.25″ EXTENDER
Sensor: 1/3″ CMOS AR0130CS(Mono)
More resolutions can be user defined