ZWO ASI120MM Mini Monochrome CMOS Astrophotography Camera

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ZWO-ASI120MINI
  • Its Powerful Performance Makes it Great for Guiding!
  • Peak QE of Over 75%!
  • Pixel Array: 1280 x 960.
  • Pixel Size: 5.86 microns.
  • Read Noise: 3.5e.
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ZWO ASI120MM Mini Monochrome CMOS Astrophotography Camera

The ZWO ASI120MM Mini is a top-notch monochrome guide camera, well suited for both planetary imaging and acting as a guider to amplify the usefulness of other astronomy instruments. Despite being qualified as a 'miniature' camera, it still operates at a high level of performance; with a peak QE over 75%, a typical read noise of only 4.0e, a pixel array of 1280 x 960, and a pixel size of only 3.75 micrometers, it qualifies as a powerhouse despite its small size. It achieves all of this while presenting a small and slender profile, taking up a minimum of space in your imaging train. The interface for this camera is a Type C USB 2.0 port, similar to that found in several mobile phone types.

The ZWO ASI120 Mini Specifications at a Glance

Capture Deep-sky and Planetary Images with the Features of the ZWO ASI120 Mini 

Powerful Astrophotography Performance

Engineered with high sensitivity, precise guiding, and a peak value at over 75%, the ASI120 Mini has an incredible light-gathering ability helping you produce breathtaking images!

Accessible Mechanics

This ZWO Mini camera has one USB 2.0 type C port which is very popular among mobile phones. It can also connect to the auto guide port of a mount providing convenience and versatility!

 

SPECIFICATIONS

ADC12 bit
Back Focus8.5 mm
Camera Connection1.25" Nosepiece & M28.5x0.6
Color or MonoMonochrome
CooledUncooled
Delta TC
Dynamic Range11.2 Stops
Free ShippingYes
Full Rez Frame Rate35fps
Full Well14.5ke
Max Frame Rate224fps
Mega Pixels1.2 mp
Peak QE75%
Pixel Array1280 x 960
Pixel Size3.75 microns
Read Noise6.4e
Sensor Diagonal6 mm
Sensor TypeCMOS
SensorOn Semi AR0130CS
Weight0.992 lbs

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02/24/2020
FILIBERTO C.
Mexico Mexico
Very good camera very good service

I ever buy my astronomic parts in Opt, it has ever been a very good and fast service, the asi 120 mini is a very good guider i am totally satisfied with this

CF
10/14/2019
Christopher F.
United States United States
Excellent Guide Camera

I have been using the ASI120mm for more than two months as a guide camera attached to a Williams Optics 50mm guide scope. It replaced an aging DSI Pro that refused to play nicely with a new Win10 PC. The ASI120mm worked with PHD2 right out of the box without any problems and my guiding has been almost flawless since it arrived. I am very pleased with this camera.

JL
06/18/2019
Jacques L.
South Africa
Zwo 120 asi mini

Great little guide camera! And excellent service from Opt! Thanks Opt

LB
07/13/2020
Larry B.
United States United States
Awesome

Amazing. Highly recommended.

C
07/08/2020
CJM
United States United States
All you can ask for in guiding

Use as a guiding camera And worked no problems with PHD2 right out of the box. No port problems as seen in other reviews (newer imaging computer)

HK
07/06/2020
Harley K.
United States United States
Fantastic camera!!!

I use this as a guide camera, it works beautifully! Zwo cameras are so easy to use, install the drivers, hook up the camera, and you are set!