About this product
Part Number: ASI290MINI
Compatible with the new ZWO ASiair
The ZWO ASI290MM/MC features the new 1.28" 2.13Mp Sony IMX290LQR / IMX291LQR back-Illuminated CMOS sensors with 2.9 µm pixels.
Improved visible light and near-Infrared sensitivity.
Supports Full HD 1080p
Anti-reflective (AR) optical window.
ZWO Mini Camera Body
Compared to the standard ASI290MM camera the ASI290MM Mini is considerably smaller and lighter enabling it to fit directly into a 1.25" focuser so it can reach focus with an eyepiece positioned at the same position.
All ZWO cameras include a 2-year warranty.
Camera Field of View Simulator
The ASI290MM Mini camera offers great planetary imaging and guiding performance with low read noise, high dynamic range, QE peak >80% and an AR protective window.
290MM vs 290MM Mini
Compared to the standard ASI290MM camera the ASI290MM Mini is significantly smaller and lighter.
USB2.0 Port & ST4 Port
USB2.0 Port: Mini cameras have one USB2.0 type C port. Type C port is very popular among mobile phones, it doesn't matter which way up it is inserted.
ST4 Port: Can connect the camera directly to the auto guide port of the mount.
What's in the box
- ASI290MM Mini Camera
- 1.25" Cap
- M28.5-CS Adapter
- 1.25" Extender
- 2-metre USB 2.0 Cable
- 0.5-metre USB 2.0 Cable
- 2-metre ST-4 Cable
- Quick Start Guide
- Driver CD
|Sensor ||1/2.8″ CMOS IMX290/IMX291 |
|Resolution ||2.1Mega Pixels 1936×1096 |
|Pixel Size ||2.9µm |
|Exposure Range ||32µs-2000s |
|ROI ||Supported |
|ST4 Guider Port ||Yes |
|Focus Distance to Sensor ||8.5mm |
|Shutter Type ||Rolling Shutter |
|Protect window ||AR coated window |
|Operating System Compatibility ||Mac, Windows, Linux |
|Interface ||USB2.0 |
|Bit rate ||12bit output(12bit ADC) |
|Adaptor ||1.25″ / M28.5x0.6 |
|Dimension ||φ36mm X 61mm |
|Weight ||60g |
|Working Temperature ||-5°C—45°C |
|Storage Temperature ||-20°C—60°C |
|Working Relative Humidity ||20%—80% |
|Storage Relative Humidity ||20%—95% |
USB2.0 MAX FPS
- 1936×1096: 20.4
- 1280×960: 35.3
- 640×480: 141.5
- 320×240: 355.9
- 2X2Bin :968×548: 20.4
Additional resolutions can be user defined.
Downloads / Manuals
The following manuals and downloads are available for this product:
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)
ZWO Software and Drivers
|Average Rating (1 Review): |
Thursday, 19 April 2018 | Duncan
I used this for the first-time last night along with my new ZWO OAG. Having had an Altair Astro GPCAM previously, I wanted something with better sensitivity to pick off guide stars with my F5.8 TSQ100ED as the GPCAM sometimes struggled with just a separate F4 guide scope. When I fired up PHD for the first time I was amazed at the number of stars available in the FOV all with great SNR. As I was only really testing my setup I tried it in a few different locations and not once did I have to move the scope to find a suitable guide star. This is a fantastic, very sensitive, little guide camera and worth every penny in my view.
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