ZWO ASI 183 Color CMOS Telescope Camera

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ZWO-ASI183MC
  • Great for Planetary and Solar Imaging.
  • Sony Back-Illuminated CMOS Sensor.
  • Extremely Low Noise With 12 Stops Dynamic Range.
  • 20.2 Mega Pixels (5496 x 3672 with 2.4 Micron Pixels).
  • 19 FPS at Full Resolution.
  • 308.17 FPS Maximum Frame Rate.
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ZWO ASI 183 Color CMOS Telescope Camera

The ASI 183 Color CMOS camera by ZWO as a planetary and solar camera, is exceptional. For solar imaging, this camera can record full 20.2MP videos at 19 frames per second and capture the entire sun with a 1350 mm focal length! If you’re looking to fast shoot planets like Jupiter and Saturn, the ASI 183 clocks out at 308.17 frames per second at 320 x 240 resolution!

ZWO ASI183 CMOS SPECIFICATIONS

 

Experience the ZWO ASI183 in COLOR

Sony IMX183CQJ-J CMOS Sensor:

  • The Sony IMX183CQJ-J (color) CMOS Sensor offers a higher resolution, high quantum efficiency, and just as efficient signal to noise ratios as its older brother the ASI 1600.
  • These sensors can record 20.2-megapixel video at 19 frames per second, which is 48% more resolution than Ultra High Definition 4k video!
  • These sensors offer 12 stops of dynamic range when the gain settings are at 0 and offer a low read noise 1.6 electrons when the gain is set at 30DB. The size of the sensor is approximately 15.9 mm, the same as most Micro Four Thirds cameras. 
  • The sensor is also back-illuminated for higher QE.

 High Quantum Efficiency: 

  • The camera has a peak EQ 84%, the H-alpha emission line is recorded at 60% and doesn't record less than 50% in the visible spectrum.

 High-Speed Video Recording:

  • The sensor’s speed gives it the ability to focus in real time and get the most data possible for your Solar and Planetary imaging setups.

10-bit ADC
5496 x 3672   19fps
3840 x 2160   41.04fps
1920 x 1080   80.10fps
1280 x 720     117.30fps
640 x 480       169.92fps
320 x 240       308.17fp

12-bit ADC
5496 x 3672   19fps
3840 x 2160   36.12fps
1920 x 1080   70.48fps
1280 x 720     103.23fps
640 x 480       149.53fps
320 x 240       271.19fps

 

USB 3.0 & ST4 Ports:

  • The ASI 183 cameras use a USB 3.0 interface that provides a 5GB bandwidth. The non-cooled version of the camera also comes with an ST-4 guide port so the camera can directly connect to your mount for autoguiding.

 

OPT Product Number: ZWO-ASI183MC

SPECIFICATIONS

ADC12 bit
Back Focus6.5 mm
Camera ConnectionM42 x 0.75
Color or MonoColor
CooledUncooled
Dynamic Range12 Stops
Free ShippingYes
Full Rez Frame Rate19fps
Full Well15ke
Max Frame Rate308.17fps
Mega Pixels20.2 mp
MP13 to 20 MP
Peak QE84%
Pixel Array5496 x 3672
Pixel Size2.4 microns
PS3 Microns or Smaller
Read Noise3.7e
Sensor Diagonal15.9 mm
Sensor TypeCMOS
SensorSony IMX183CJQ J
Weight0.9 lbs

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    JB
    05/25/2020
    JAMES B.
    United States United States
    ASI 183

    It's easy to use I seen more than I thought I would I recommend it to a friend

    DC
    08/14/2019
    David C.
    United States United States
    Not Too Happy

    I was surprised to get my ZWO ASI183 color camera and find that only loaded as a ZWO ASI183 mono camera. I down loaded the drivers that the quick setup called for but the camera only loaded in mono. The camera came with no drivers. I contacted OPT and was directed to contact ZWO. I did. The problem with ZWO is that they are in a +8 time zone and I am in a -6 time zone. This time zone difference too 2 nights for use to get on line at the same time. ZWO was pleasant and quickly loaded the proper firmware so the camera then loaded as a color camera. Had the proper firmware been loaded in the beginning I would not have had to contact OPT or ZWO to fix a problem that should have not happened.