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ZWO ASI 1600 Pro 1.25" Narrowband Cooled Monochrome CMOS Camera Kit

  • 16 MP Micro 4/3rds Sensor
  • Thermo Electric Cooling down to -40°C below ambient
  • Shoots 4k video at 36 FPS and 320x240 at 192.4 FPS
  • Perfect for Deep Space Astrophotography and Planetary Imaging

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ZWO ASI 1600 Pro 1.25" Narrowband Cooled Monochrome CMOS Camera Kit

ASI1600MM Pro

Versatile. Compact. Exceptional Image Quality

The ZWO ASI1600MM Pro is a Micro Four Thirds camera packed with features that help you produce world-class images. With exceptional noise reduction technology and video capabilities, the 1600 Pro is ideal for photographing:

  • Nebulae
  • Galaxies
  • Planets
  • Solar Images
  • Lunar Images

ASI1600 Image Quality

The ZWO ASI1600 has a build in 12bit ADC but can provide over 12 stops dynamic range! Which means it can capture a wider tonal range a KAF-8300 sensor. The Camera inherently has a much lower read noise, at a 0 gain setting and will further decrease the higher the gain.

For better data transfer stability without amp-glow, the ASI1600 Pro includes an upgraded PCB board with one 256MB DDR3 memory buffer. This DDR memory buffer is the key difference that separates ASI "Pro" cameras from ASI "Cool" cameras.

ZWO ASI1600MM Pro DR and Read Noise

ZWO ASI Short Back Focus

Most Adaptable Camera Body

Like most ZWO cooled cameras, The 1600 Pro body has an extremely short back focus of 6.5 mm. This makes it very easy to adapt to almost any telescope system. Especially telescopes or reducers where back focus is very scarce. Check the ZWO Pro Back Focus Chart for the best configurations.

8 Position Filter Wheel

The ZWO EFW8 can hold up to eight (8) 1.25" mounted or 31mm unmounted filters. The 31mm filters are held in place with included set screws and washers.

The EFW8 body is CNC machined from aircraft-grade aluminum and is black anodized. It is sturdy and reliable, yet weighs just 14 ounces and 20mm thick. Inside, an NPM stepper motor is used to rotate the carousel in any direction. The EFW8 is powered via USB and includes a cable that can be plugged into the USB2.0 hub of ZWO cooled cameras.


ZWO Narrowband Set

Complete Filter Set

Every ZWO 1600 Kit comes with a  set of LRB filters and a complete set of 7-nanometer narrowband filters (Ha, SII and OIII). Each Filter is finely polished down to an optical accuracy of 1/4 wave which ensures that there is absolutely zero apparent optical distortion from the filters. Since these filters come in a metal 1.25" cell, We recommend that you use this kit with optical systems no faster than f/8 or vignetting will likely occur.

Important Notice Regarding Power Supply

Please be aware that this cooled ZWO camera DOES NOT come with a power supply, but one is required to run cooler on the camera. We recommend picking up the ZWO AC Power Supply or choose from one of the many portable power supplies we offer

ZWO Camera & AC Power Supply


ADC12 bit
Back focus6.5mm
Camera ConnectionM42 x 0.75mm
Color or MonoMonochrome
Delta T40°C Below Ambient
Filter TypeH Alpha
Filter TypeLRGB
Free ShippingYes
Full Rez Frame Rate23fps
Full Well20ke
Max Frame Rate192.4fps
Mega Pixels16.4 mp
Peak QE60%
Pixel Array4656 x 3520
Pixel Size3.8 microns
Power Consumption12v 2A DC
Read Noise3.6e
Sensor Diagonal22.2mm
Sensor TypeCMOS
SensorPanasonic MN34230
Warranty2 Year Warranty


ZWO Camera Bag

Camera Bag

ZWO ASI Camera Body

ASI Camera Body

ZWO 2 m USB3.0 Cable

2 m USB3.0 Cable

ZWO ASI Quick Guide

ASI Quick Guide

ZWO AM42 21 mm Extender

M42 21 mm Extender

ZWO 42-M48 16.5 mm Adapter

M42-M48 16.5 mm Adapter

ZWO 1.25-Inch Nose Piece

1.25 " Nose Piece

ZWO 1.25-Inch Cover

1.25" Cover

ZWO AM42-M48 0mm Adapter

M42-M48 0mm Adapter

ZWO 0.5m USB 2.0 Cable

0.5m USB 2.0 Cable x2

ZWO M42-1.25-Inch 0mm Adapter

M42-1.25" 0mm Adapter

ZWO ASI Short Back Focus

M42 11mm female to Female Adapter

ZWO AM42-M48 0mm Adapter

Male M42 to Male M42 Adapter

ZWO 0.5m USB 2.0 Cable

EFW 1.25/31 mm

ZWO LRGB Filters

1.25 LRGB Set

ZWO Narrowband Filter set

1.25" Narrowband Set

ZWO AM42-M48 0mm Adapter

1.25" Holder

ZWO Filter Masks

Filter Masks

ZWO Philips Screwdriver

Phillips screwdriver

ZWO M42 Screws

M2 screws

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Sebastiano R.
United States

ASI1600MM-Pro - i am glad i switched to it

Coming from DSLR and OSC cooled camera, changing to ASI1600MM-Pro has been a huge improvement. Pre-processing way easier, and post-processing not much of a big deal, as instead many people kept saying would have been more time consuming.

Kurt Z.
United States

Awesome Camera

Bit of a learning curve if you are new to cooled monochrome cameras as there are extra steps to imaging but you will be rewarded with excellent quality images.