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Orion StarShoot G10 Cooled Color CMOS Camera

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Orion StarShoot G10 Cooled Color CMOS Camera

This extremely sensitive deep-sky astro imaging camera is based on the Sony IMX294CJK Type 4/3 14-bit CMOS chip, with 4.63 micron pixels, and a factory spec'd 10.7M effective pixel array. Multiple resolution/aspect ratios are available in software, and we've even maxed out the effective pixel array to 4128x2808! Exposures from 0.1ms-1000s and up to 30+ fps means you can shoot planets as well as nebulae. You'll be amazed at the results, all for a modest investment.

The StarShoot G10 features a two-stage regulated thermo-electric cooler with fan, capable of reaching ~35º C below ambient, which dramatically reduces noise. And the USB 3.0 interface provides exceptionally fast frame rates and downloads. Power for the camera electronics comes through the USB port, and the TE cooler is powered by an included AC adapter.

A standard t-threaded front opening, with an included 2" nozzle means you can attach the G10 camera to most all telescope configurations, including coma correctors, flatteners, and off-axis guiders. And with a built in two-port USB2.0 hub, that filter wheel and guidescope camera can be wired directly to the G10, which means you'll only have the one USB cable running to your laptop, making cable management much less of a headache!

The one-shot color CMOS chip excels at seeing very faint objects in a short exposure, and adjustable gain means you can boost the sensitivity in a given exposure. Imagine how much easier it is to stack a series of short exposures — less problems with guiding or satellites or airplanes ruining an individual shot.

Compatible with Win 7/8/10, and the camera includes a hard case, along with free control and image acquisition software. And best of all, the G10 is ASCOM compatible, meaning you can use most dedicated astro-imaging software on the market to unlock the full potential of your new StarShoot G10 camera!


ADC14 bit
Back focus17.5mm
Bayer MatrixColor
Camera ConnectionFemale M42x0.75
Delta T35°C Below Ambient
Dynamic Range13.1 Stops
Free ShippingYes
Full Rez Frame Rate16.3fps
Full Well63.7ke
Max Frame Rate179.3fps
Mega Pixels11.6 mp
Pixel Array4128 x 2808
Pixel Size4.63 microns
Power Consumption12V 3A
Read Noise7.5e
Sensor Diagonal23.1mm
Sensor TypeCMOS
SensorSony IMX294
Weight1.2 lbs