SBIG Aluma 8300 Cooled Monochrome CCD Telescope Camera
SBIG Aluma 8300 Cooled Monochrome CCD Telescope CameraThe Aluma 8300 is a high sensitivity research grade Interline CCD camera using the popular KAF-8300-AXC 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 8300 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 8300 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.
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- Aluma 8300 Camera
- MaxIm AL Software
- iOS / Android software coming soon (via app store)
- Deluxe carrying case
- Universal power supply (110V / 220V, 50-60 Hz)
- 2" Nosepiece adapter
- USB flash drive containing software, drivers, and documentation
- 15 foot (4.5 m) USB cable
- Tracking interface cable