ZWO ASI1600MM Cooled Monochrome Camera- 1.25" Imaging Filter Bundle- Discontinued
ZWO ASI1600MM Cooled Monochrome Camera- 1.25" Imaging Filter Bundle- DiscontinuedThe ZWO 1600 boasts drastic improvements over previous and comparable models, leaving it one of the best choices in its price-range! As displayed by their incredibly low level of Read Noise at 1.2e-, they operate with minimal interference. This causes them to produce higher quality images reliably by doing so. It also excels in terms of FPS- experiencing a maximum rate of 23 Frames Per Second when operating at full resolution, which is well above average for astronomy Cameras.
The ASI-1600 nearly doubles the resolution of cameras nearly twice it's cost; blowing its competition utterly out of the water in that area as well. It only runs at twelve bits per frame, but with the drastically lower than average Noise this lack of interference allows you to use much more of your potential dynamic range- in effect, allowing higher quality imaging at a lower base bit per frame due to a drastic reduction in noise interference.
All in all, this is a CMOS Sensor using Camera that is highly affordable without any sacrifice in quality- operating at a whole new level compared to similar Cameras. Its range of exposure time is insane, ranging from a mere fraction of a second all the way up to just a few minutes over half an hour. What does that mean? It means that while yes, it can be used for planetary or lunar imaging, it's also fully capable of being utilized for long exposure deep space photography and imaging, as well as just about anything else you'd care to put it to. The technology at play here is leaps and bounds above what's considered standard in CMOS cameras, and it shows; to get a performance of a similar quality elsewhere, you'd have to double the price of this camera, and in some areas, this camera might still outperform! Usable for a broad range of imaging purposes with great effectiveness, and extremely affordable, you'll find this a solid investment for a beginning in Astro-Photography!
And in this special case, you've got it even better. This 1.25" imaging bundle is designed to give you everything you'll need to get started and get imaging with a minimal amount of time gathering parts and worrying about compatibility. Your filter wheel is here- the Miniature Electronic Filter wheel devised by ZWO to be just right for this camera. Your filters are here to slot in- the 1.25" LRGB filter set that ZWO designed for this camera and filter wheel. It all slots together neatly and cleanly, and leaves you with a ready to go imaging camera, capable of capturing the most breathtaking images possible from anywhere in the world with the simple addition of a Telescope, a mount, and a tripod. So save yourself the hassle and time spent worrying about finding the exact right set of filters and wheel to match your camera- we've done it for you, and matching it all to the perfect scope is just an e-mail or telephone call away!
OPT Product Number: ZWO-1600MM-C-M1
|Color or Mono||Monochrome|
|Delta T||40°C Below Ambient|
|Full Rez Frame Rate||23fps|
|Max Frame Rate||192.4fps|
|Pixel Array||4656 x 3520|
|Pixel Size||3.8 microns|
|Power Consumption||12v 2A DC|
- ZWO ASI1600MM-C Camera Body
- M42-1.25" nosepiece
- 1.25" Cover
- 2 m long USB cable
- USB 2.0 short cable x2
- T2-1.25" Filter adapter 3mm thickness
- T2 extender (18.5mm length)
- Desiccant tablets packet
- Driver & Extra Software CD (Mac, PC & Linux Compatible)
- ZWO EFW Mini
- LRGB Filter Set