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ZWO ASI178MC Colour Astronomy Camera

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ZWO ASI178MC Colour Astronomy Camera
AUD $579.00

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Extremely low read noise, high sensitivity and 14bit ADC make this camera suitable for astronomy and microscopy

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ZWO ASI178MC 

ASI224MC-ASI185MC-ASI178MC

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Back-illuminated  CMOS Image Sensor with 14bit ADC 

ASI178MC has a 1/1.8″ and 6.4M pixels sensor IMX178 with SONY STARVIS and Exmor R Technology.
Extremely low read noise (2.2 e), high sensitivity and 14bit ADC.

Camera Sensor

Back-illuminated CMOS Image Sensor with 14bit ADC. ASI178MC 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 suitable for astronomy and microscopy high resolution photography.

178 Gain RN DR FW vs gain

Relative QE Curve

QE ASI178

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.

 

Mechanical Diagram

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Additional Information

Specifications

Camera technical details

Sensor: 1/1.8” CMOS IMX178
Resolution: 6.4 Mega Pixels 3096*2080
Pixel Size: 2.4µm
Sensor Size: 7.4mm*5mm
Diagonal: 8.92mm
Exposure Range: 32µs-1000s
ROI: Supported
ST4 Guider Port: Yes
Focus Distance to Sensor: 12.5mm
Shutter Type: Rolling Shutter
Protect window: IR-CUT window
Operating System Compatibility: Mac, Windows, Linux
Interface: USB3.0/USB2.0
Bit rate: 14bit output(14bit ADC)
Adaptor: 2″ / 1.25″ / M42X0.75
Dimension: φ62mm X 36mm
Weight: 120g or 4.2 ounces (without lens)
Working Temperature: -5°C—45°C
Storage Temperature: -20°C—60°C
Working Relative Humidity: 20%—80%
Storage Relative Humidity: 20%—95%



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

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Comes with a 2.5mm all sky lens which provides a nearly 170° view of the sky.

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