About this product
Part Number: ASI071MC-PRO
New 'PRO' version features a 256MB memory buffer for improved image transfer
The ASI071MC-PRO (ZWO's newest camera) features the popular Sony IMX071 APS-C (1.8") sensor for very high quality images.
Regulated two-stage, tec-cooling will cool to 35-40 degrees below ambient temperature.
Features a controllable anti-dew protect window heater and an external desiccant tube design so you will never need to physically open the camera.
- Sony IMX071 APS-C (1.8″) Sensor
- 256MB DDR3 Memory Buffer
- Regulated two-stage Tec-Cooling: 35-40 degree below ambient temperature
- Very low read noise - 2.3e @24db gain 3.3e @lowest gain
- 14Bit ADC - provides real 14bit dynamic range
- Electronic shutter - no issues with vibrations sometimes found in mechanical shutters
- USB3.0 Port (back compatible with USB2.0) - 10fps@4944X3284 134fps@320X240
- AR coated protective window - all light can pass
- Controllable Anti-Dew protective window heater (can be turned off to save power)
- Compatible with Windows / Mac OS / Linux
DDR Memory Buffer
ZWO Pro cameras feature a 256MB DDR3 memory buffer to help maintain data transfer stability and reduce amp-glow issues caused by the slow data transfer speed when using a USB2.0 port.
All ZWO cameras include a 2-year warranty.
Camera Field of View Simulator
ASI071MC QE Curve
ASI071MC Read Noise
ASI071MC System Diagram
- 2" Filter (optional)
- EOS-T2 Adapter
- M42 to M48 Extender (16.5mm)
- M42 Extender (21mm)
- Focal Reducer
- Off Axis Guider (OAG)
ASI071MC Mechanical Drawing
What's in the box
- ASI071MC-Cool Camera
- Soft Padded Case
- M42-M42 21mm Extender
- M42-M48 16.5mm Extender
- M42-M48 Adapter
- 2" Dust Cap
- 2m USB3.0 Cable
- Short USB2.0 Cable x 2
- Allen Key
|Sensor ||SONY IMX071 CMOS |
|Diagonal ||28.4mm |
|Resolution ||16Mega |
|Pixels ||4944X3284 |
|Pixel Size ||4.78µm |
|Max FPS at full resolution ||10FPS |
|Shutter ||Rolling shutter |
|Exposure Range ||64µs-2000s |
|ROI ||Supported |
|Read Noise ||2.3e @24db gain |
|QE peak ||TBD |
|Full well ||46ke |
|ADC ||14bit |
|Interface ||USB3.0/USB2.0 |
|Adaptor ||M42X0.75 |
|Protect window ||AR window |
|Dimensions ||78mm Diameter |
|Weight ||500g |
|Back Focus Distance ||17.5mm |
|Cooling ||Regulated Two Stage TEC |
|Delta T ||35-40 below ambient |
|Cooler Power consumption ||12V at 3A Max |
|Working Temperature ||-5°C—45°C |
|Storage Temperature ||-20°C—60°C |
|Working Relative Humidity ||20%—80% |
|Storage Relative Humidity ||20%—95% |
- 4944×3284 10fps
- 1920×1200 28fps
- 1280×1080 33fps
- 640×480 70fps
- 320×240 134fps
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 (3 Reviews): |Excellent camera and supplier
Saturday, 30 May 2020 | Ian
I have just made the move from a DSLR camera to a dedicated astrophotography camera. The results of my first four days imaging are very good so much better than the DSLR. The service was great with communication about the order from placement to shipping.
Thursday, 31 January 2019 | Joao
Excellent camera , my first photo was M42 ,..whooo great quality image with no filters , great choice very happy
New wide field colour camera
Thursday, 12 April 2018 | Carl
Due to the clouds included with the new camera, Iíve only had a few hours to test under the stars, but first impressions are very favourable - I unscrewed my 183MC, screwed on the 071, opened Nebulosity4, and found an almost perfectly focused image! The field of view is around 2.4x1.6 degrees, and seemed paetty flat, but the clouds rolled in before I could capture enough data to confirm this. Quite easy to avoid saturation using this camera, which was one of my targets.
Overall, very pleased, so far.
Minor niggle, in that Win10 doesnít seem to get on with the cameraís USB hub, but once it stops trying, everything else settles down & works fine.
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