ZWO ASI120MM Mini Monochrome CMOS Camera and Guide Camera

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What a fantastic mini guider that will work in Off Axis Guiders. Great performance and focuses at the same distance as an eyepiece. It also makes a heck of an intro planetary imager.
Our Product #: ASI120MINI
ZWO Product #: ZWO ASI120MINI

Product Description

The ZWO ASI120MM mini will help take the guesswork out of guiding.  And before we get lost in the mindset of being a guider, it is a great introductory planetary imager as well.  Its small size makes it convenient to use in your imaging platform without causing much of a fuss.

Camera Sensor

ASI120MM Mini camera uses the AR0130CS 1/3″ sensor (4.8 mm x 3.6 mm).  This camera has 1280 x 960 pixels with a pixel size of 3.75 μm x 3.75 μm. The ASI120MM provides 12bit ADC and its QE peak is almost 80%.

USB2.0Port & ST4 Port

USB 2.0 Port: Mini camera has one USB2.0 type C port, which if very popular on mobile phones.

ST4 Port: You can connect the ASI120MM Mini directly to auto guide port of your mount.

Drivers and Softwares:

The ZWO website has the newest camera drivers and many DSO and Planetary capture software choices available.. Please make sure the newest driver and software has been installed before you start imaging:

One of the coolest gadgets, and a neccessity according to a majority of ZWO users, is the ASIAIR PLUS.  It is an all-in-one wireless camera solution.  The ASIair plus gives you control of focus, image taking, plate solving, and computerized mount control with the included SkySafari bridge all controlled by your smartdevice or tablet.  It really is pretty awesome.

Sensor: 1/3″ CMOS AR0130CS(Mono)
Resolution: 1.2Mega Pixels 1280×960
Pixel Size: 3.75µm
Exposure Range: 64µs-2000s
ROI: Supported
Non-volatile memory/On camera storage: Build-in total 192K byte user-accessible space(image size up to 480X320)
Interface: USB3.0/USB2.0
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
Adaptor:1.25″ / M28.5X0.6
Dimension: φ36mm X 61mm
Weight: 60g or 3.1 ounces (without lens)
Working Temperature: -5°C—45°C
Storage Temperature: -20°C—60°C
Working Relative Humidity: 20%—80%
Storage Relative Humidity: 20%—95%
Supported resolution

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Binning 2×2:

More resolutions can be user defined

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