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ZWO ASI120MM Mini Monochrome CMOS Telescope Camera

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ZWO ASI120MM Mini Monochrome CMOS Telescope Camera

The ZWO ASI 120 Mini is a top notch monochrome guide camera, well suited to 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-percent, 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.

SPECIFICATIONS

ADC12 bit
Back focus8.5mm
Camera Connection1.25" Nosepiece & M28.5x0.6
Color or MonoMonochrome
CooledUncooled
Delta T°C Below Ambient
Dynamic Range11.2 Stops
Free ShippingYes
Full Rez Frame Rate35fps
Full Well14.5ke
ManufacturerZWO
Max Frame Rate224fps
Mega Pixels1.2 mp
Peak QE75%
Pixel Array1280 x 960
Pixel Size3.75 microns
Power ConsumptionUSB C
Read Noise6.4e
Sensor Diagonal6mm
Sensor TypeCMOS
SensorOn Semiconductor AR0130CS
Weight0.992 lbs

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JL
06/19/2019
Jacques L.
South Africa

Zwo 120 asi mini

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

SS
10/31/2018
Scott S.
United States

ASI 120

The ASI 120 is a nice little guide camera. It connected easily and performed well.

RG
10/09/2018
Raymond G.
United States

Small,Inexpensive, but difficult for Ha imaging

The device performed OK and I needed a very compact camera. Haven't tried this for guiding yet, so not sure how well it will perform at this task. The software drivers are stable and reliable. I am getting used to CMOS cameras which are much noisier than CCD. If I buy another CMOS camera it will be a cooled one, which I expect would improve things greatly

GS
10/02/2018
Gerald S.
United States

Problems with ASI120 mini

Tried to connect as autoguider to TheSkyX Pro but the X2 plugin from ZWO doesn’t work. Tried to connect as Ascom device, which allowed me to connect to TSX but the ASI120 won’t allow simultaneous operation with my main imaging camera (QSI).