SBIG Aluma 814 Cooled Monochrome CCD Telescope Camera Package -


  • This Package Includes A FW8G-Aluma Self-Guiding 8-Position Filter Wheel
  • Excellent performance research grade CCD Camera
  • Sensor: Sony ICX-814ALG
  • Type: Interline Transfer- Research Grade
  • Pixel Array: 3388 x 2712
  • Pixel Size: 3.69 microns
  • Sensor Diagonal: 14.6 mm x 12.8 mm
  • Wi-Fi functional
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  • Regular price $6,394.00

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SBIG Aluma 814 Cooled Monochrome CCD Telescope Camera Package -

Camera Specs: 
  • A/D Converter: 16 bits
  • Adaptive Optics Option: Yes
  • Antiblooming: Yes
  • CCD Size: 12.48 mm x 9.98 mm
  • Computer Interface: USB2 / WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
  • Cooling Delta: ~ 45 °C
  • Dark Current e/p/s at 0 C: 0.025 e-/p/s typical
  • Exposure: 0.001 sec minimum
  • Filter Size: 36 mm / 1.25-inch
  • Filter Wheel Option: Yes
  • Full Frame Download: ~1 sec via USB, ~ 8 sec via WiFi
  • Full Well Capacity: 15,000 e-
  • Imaging CCD: ICX-814
  • Imaging / Pixel Array: 3388 x 2712
  • OS Compatibility: Windows 32 and 64 bit, Macintosh, Linux, iOS, Android
  • Peak QE: 77%
  • Pixel Digitization Rate: 8 MPix/sec
  • Pixel Size: 3.69
  • Power: 12V DC, 5A max
  • Read Noise: 4.5 e- typical
  • Remote Guide Head: Yes
  • Self-Guiding Filter Wheel: Yes
  • Shutter: Mechanical, Even-illumination
  • Temperature Regulation: Yes
  • Total Pixels: 9 million pixels
  • Weight: 2.2 lbs


The Aluma 814 is a high sensitivity research grade Interline CCD camera using the popular Sony ICX-814ALG imaging sensor for high-quality results. It can boast several features that are unique among research grade CCD cameras; it includes two-stage cooling, USB 2.0 and WiFi 802.11 b/g/n interfaces, ultra-reliable even-illumination shutter, and fast low-noise readout. The Aluma 814 can be operated remotely through Wi-Fi using a tablet, smartphone, or any kind of personal computer. It is compatible with Windows, Mac, and Linux operating systems.

The mechanical shutter in use with the Aluma 814 has a minimum exposure time of 0.001 seconds, and a staggering maximum exposure time of 49 days, meaning that in most practical sessions it can go for as long as you would ever feasibly need. The inbuilt cooling system is a powerful TE system using two-stage cooling in the form of a pair of variable speed fans and a high-efficiency heat sink. The maximum cooling delta of this temperature control system is -50 Celsius below surrounding temperature.


ADC16 bit
Back Focus17 mm
Camera Connection2" Nosepiece
Color or MonoMonochrome
Delta T50C
Dynamic Range11.7 Stops
Free ShippingYes
Full Rez Frame Rate1fps
Full Well15ke
Max Frame Rate1000fps
Mega Pixels9.2 mp
MP9 to 12 MP
Peak QE77%
Pixel Array3388 x 2712
Pixel Size3.69 microns
PS3 Microns or Smaller
Read Noise4.5e
Sensor Diagonal16 mm
Sensor TypeCCD
SensorSony ICX814ALG
Weight2.2 lbs


  • Aluma 814 Camera
  • MaxIm AL Software
  • iOS / Android software coming soon (via app store)
  • Deluxe carrying case
  • Universal power supply (110V / 220V, 50-60 Hz)
  • 2-inch Nosepiece adapter
  • USB flash drive containing software, drivers, and documentation
  • 15 foot (4.5 m) long USB cable
  • Tracking interface cable

SBIG Aluma 814 Camera W/ Self-guiding Filter Wheel Pro Package Includes:

  • All Items listed above
  • SBIG Aluma 8-position Self-Guiding Filter Wheel