ZWO ASI 294 Pro Cooled Color CMOS Telescope Camera

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  • ZWO ASI 294 Pro Cooled Color CMOS Telescope Camera

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    • $972.00
    • Regular price $1,080.00
    • ITEM #
      ZWO-ASI294MC-P

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    • Sony IMX294 CMOS Sensor
    • Low Read Noise
    • 4.63 Micron Pixels
    • 11.3 Megapixels (4144 x 2822)
    • Cooling: 35 to 40-degrees C Below Ambient

     

    ZWO ASI 294 Pro Cooled Color CMOS Telescope Camera

    The ZWO ASI 294 Pro has set a new standard of Excellence in the world of Astrophotography. Whether you are interested in deep space astrophotography or Lunar/Planetary/solar Imaging, this camera will be able to handle it all. There are not many camera systems that can do what ASI 294 can do.

    At the Heart of the ZWO ASI 294 is the Sony IMX294 CMOS Sensor which is known for its exceptional light gathering efficiency, low read noise, and High resolution. The sensor will record up to 11-megapixel images on a Micro 4/3rds format. The camera has a dynamic range of 9 to 13 stops depending on gain settings. Read noise levels can be adjust between 1.2 and 7.3 electrons, and if you set the gain to 120 DB you can get almost the full 13 stops dynamic range with a read noise of 1.7 electrons!

    The ASI 294 works very well as a deep-space camera. Cooled versions will reach temperatures 35-degrees Centigrade below the ambient temperature bringing thermal noise buildup down to a minimum. You can take pictures up to 33 minutes with this camera, however, with such low noise images exposures that long are rarely necessary. When shooting deep space images at full resolution this camera pairs very exceptionally well with telescopes 300 mm to 1,300 mm in focal length.

    As a planetary camera, no other camera system can beat the ASI 294's versatility. For solar imaging, this camera can record full 11 mp videos at 19 frames per second and capture the entire sun with 1350 mm focal length!

     

    Additional Information

    ADC14 bit
    Back focus6.5mm
    Bayer MatrixColor
    Camera ConnectionM42 x 0.75
    CooledCooled
    Delta T40°C Below Ambient
    Dynamic Range13.1 Stops
    Free ShippingYes
    Full Rez Frame Rate16fps
    Full Well63.7ke
    ManufacturerZWO
    Max Frame Rate19fps
    Mega Pixels11.7 mp
    Peak QE75%
    Pixel Array4144 x 2822
    Pixel Size4.63 microns
    Power Consumption12V 3A Max
    Read Noise7.5e
    Sensor Diagonal23.2mm
    Sensor TypeCMOS
    SensorSony IMX294CIK
    Weight0.9 lbs
    • ZWO ASI294 Cooled Camera Body
    • Camera Bag with Desiccant tablets packet 
    • Driver and Extra Software CD (Mac, PC, and Linux Compatible)
    • M42 to 1.25-inch nosepiece
    • 1.25-inch Cover
    • T2 to 1.25-inch adapter
    • T2 to M48 16.5 mm Extender
    • Desiccant tube
    • 21 mm extender
    • 1.0 m long USB 3.0 cable
    • (x2) 0.5 m long USB 2.0 short cable  (cooled version only)
    • M42-M48 adapter
    • M42 female - M42 female adapter
    • (x2) Spacer 
    • Quick guide

     

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