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ZWO ASI120MM Mini Monochrome CMOS Camera

SKU : ZWO-ASI120MINI

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  • Its Powerful Performance Makes it Great for Guiding!
  • Peak QE of Over 75%!
  • Pixel Array: 1280 x 960.
  • Pixel Size: 3.75 microns.
  • Read Noise: 3.5e.

Product Details

  • 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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DJ
04/30/2021
DAVID J.
United States United States
Using with Star Adventurer for Guiding

The ZWO ASI120MM Mini the the 30mm f/4 Mini Guide Scope works awesome for help with guiding the Star Adventurer to keep the stars from trailing with a longer focal length lens. Shipping was quick and packaged very well. No regrets purchasing from OPT.

OPT Telescopes ZWO ASI120MM Mini Monochrome CMOS Camera Review
RD
04/26/2021
Robert D.
United States United States
Awesome camera

Excellent sensitivity. Easy to use.

OPT Telescopes ZWO ASI120MM Mini Monochrome CMOS Camera Review
GA
04/24/2021
Gary A.
United States United States
OPT was super fast to get this shipped out.

The ZWO cam works good so far. I need to get it working with PHD2 first with out it having RA drift issues.

DM
04/20/2021
Dave M.
United States United States
Nice guide camera!

As usual, opt delivered the goods swiftly, and at no cost to me. I love the product and their service.

DK
02/17/2021
Dale K.
United States United States
Great little guide camera!

Just started getting into astrophotography and decided to get this guide camera for my Sky-Watcher Star Adventurer 2i tracker. Wasn't too familiar with autoguiding but watched enough YouTube videos to get the gist and the first night got me great results! I used to have a lot of oblong stars, even when I thought my polar alignment was good but now I get very circular stars. Low cost but performs very well! Highly recommended as an entry level guide camera.

A OPT Telescopes Customer
VR
02/13/2021
Victor R.
United States United States
Satisfied customer

Easy to install and configure. Long learning curve for guiding.