ZWO ASI 178MC-Cool USB 3.0 Colour Camera

ZWO ASI 178MC-Cool USB 3.0 Colour Camera
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ZWO ASI 178MC-Cool USB 3.0 Colour CameraZWO ASI 178MC-Cool USB 3.0 Colour CameraZWO ASI 178MC-Cool USB 3.0 Colour Camera
ZWO ASI 178MC-Cool USB 3.0 Colour CameraZWO ASI 178MC-Cool USB 3.0 Colour CameraZWO ASI 178MC-Cool USB 3.0 Colour Camera
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Model:  zwo_asi178mc-cool
Part Number:  ASI178MC-COOL
Brand:  ZWO

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INCLUDED IN THE BOX

  • ASI178MC-Cool Camera
  • M42-1.25" Nosepiece Adapter
  • 1.25" Cap
  • 2" Cap
  • Spare Desiccant Tablets
  • 2-metre USB 3.0 Cable
  • 2-metre ST-4 Cable
  • Driver CD

New cooled version of ASI178MC Colour camera enables sensor cooling down to to 35-40C degrees below ambient!

The ASI178MC is built around the back-illuminated Sony IMX178 1/1.8″ 6.4Mp sensor with Sony Starvis and ExmorR technology and 14bit ADC.  

Anti-reflective (AR) optical window.

The cooler requires a 12v power supply at 2.5A or 3A max DC adapter.

The camera can be used without the external power supply but will run in the normal, uncooled mode.

Camera Field of View Simulator

ASI185MC QE Curve

Relative QE Curve, we estimate the Peak Value to be between 75%-80%

Extremely low read noise(2.2 e – 1.4e ) , high sensitivity and 14bit ADC make it very suitable for astronomy and microscopy high resolution photograph.

Mechanical Drawing

 

 

Product Specifications

Sensor 1/1.8” CMOS IMX178
Resolution 6.4 Mega Pixels 3096*2080
Pixel Size 2.4µm
Sensor Size 7.4mm*5mm
Diagonal 8.92mm
Exposure Range 32µs-1000s
ROI Supported
ST4 Guider Port Yes
Focus Distance to Sensor 12.5mm
Shutter Type Rolling Shutter
Protect window IR-CUT window
Operating System Compatibility Mac, Windows, Linux
Interface USB3.0/USB2.0
Bit rate 14bit output(14bit ADC)
Adaptor 2″ / 1.25″ / M42X0.75
Dimensions 78 mm Diameter
Weight 410g
Back Focus Distance 17.5mm
Cooling Regulated Two Stage TEC
Delta T 35-40 degrees C
Cooler Power Supply Required 12V at 2A Max

 

Supported Resolutions:

10bit ADC/14bit ADC
3096×2080 60fps / 30fps
2560×2048 62fps / 31fps
2048×1080 116fps / 58fps
1280×960 130fps / 65fps
800×600 204.7fps / 102.3fps
640×480 253.1fps / 126.5fps
320×240 479.7fps / 239.8fps

Additional resolutions can be user defined.

The following manuals and downloads are available for this product:

Manuals

ZWO ASI Camera User Manual v1.3 (PDF)

ZWO ASI USB2.0 Camera FAQ v1.0 (PDF)

ZWO ASI USB2.0 Camera Troubleshooting v1.0 (PDF)

Software

ZWO Software and Drivers

 

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