Aluma AC4040 Standard Package

Aluma AC4040 Standard Package

$16,697.00 USD$36,697.00 USD

Includes:

  • Aluma AC4040 scientific CMOS camera (FSI Class 1, FSI Class 2, or BSI VIS-NIR Class 1 only)
  • AFW-10-50SQ filter wheel
  • StarChaser SC-4

 

 

SKU: AC-4040-PACK

SBIG Aluma AC4040

Our most popular camera, the SBIG Aluma AC4040 is a large format Scientific CMOS camera, featuring a 16.8 megapixel sensor with 9 micron pixels.  The camera is compatible with the StarChaser SC-4 Guider and optional AO-X Adaptive Optics accessories.

The Aluma AC4040 is available in Front Illuminated (FSI) and ultra-sensitive Back-Illuminated (BSI) versions.  BSI versions are offered with VIS-NIR and UV-VIS optical coating options.

FSI cameras are currently available with Class 1 or Class 2 sensors.  Class 2 sensors have been individually selected to meet SBIG's requirements for long exposure operation.

BSI models are offered with Class 1 sensors.  Please note that BSI cameras are a special order item.  These are built-to-order and have longer lead times.

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SBIG AFW Filter Wheels

SBIG AFW Filter Wheels are ultra-thin wheels that minimize back focus distance.

The standard version, which accommodates filters ranging from 1 mm to 3 mm thick, uses only 0.55" (14 mm) back focus.

The tall version, which accommodates 5 mm thick filters, uses only 0.65" (16.5 mm) back focus.

Compatible with our Full Line of SBIG Cameras.

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SBIG StarChaser SC-4 Off-Axis Guider Camera

The SBIG StarChaser SC-4 is your all-in-one solution for off-axis guiding. It is the world's best off-axis guiding camera, measuring only 0.875″ (22.23 mm) thick. It includes an easy-to-adjust pick-off mirror, 0.7x focal reducer for wider field of view, quick-turn manual focus mechanism, mechanical dark frame shutter, and 1.3 megapixel CMOS camera with large 4.5um pixels. It directly supports the SBIG AO-X adaptive optics, and includes an upgradeable license of our renowned MaxIm LT software.

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Additional Information

SBIG Aluma AC4040

Exposure

0.001-3600 sec

OS Compatibility

Windows 7, 8, 10 x86/x64. Contact us for Linux support.

Full Frame Download

0.75 second

Pixel Digitization Rate

100 MHz

Weight

3.5 lbs / 1.6 kG

Filter Size

50mm Square

Read Noise (typ)

3.7 e- typical

Temperature Regulation

Yes

Computer Interface

USB 3.0

Power

12 VDC 8A

Cooling Delta

~ 35C from ambient with air cooling, water cooling available

Adaptive Optics Option

AO-X with StarChaser SC-4

A/D Converter

Dual 12 bit with HDR capability

Dark Current e-/p/s

0.3 e-/p/s typical

Full Well Capacity

In HDR mode, FSI ~ 70,000 e-; BSI ~ 39,000 e-

Sensor Size

36.8 mm x 36.8 mm

Imaging / Pixel Array

4096 px x 4096 px

Shutter

Rolling electronic, Mechanical dark shutter

Self-Guiding In Front of Filters

Yes, with StarChaser SC-4

Pixel Size

9 μm

Total Pixels

16.8 million pixels

Filter Wheel Option

FW7-STX

OAG Option

StarChaser SC-3

Imaging Sensor

Gpixel GSENSE4040

Sensor Grade

FSI Class 2, FSI Class 1, BSI UV-VIS Class 1, BSI VIS-NIR Class 1

SBIG AFW Filter Wheels

Computer Interface

I2C

OS Compatibility

Windows 32 and 64 bit OS, Mac

Weight

4 lbs

Filter Size

50mm Square

SBIG StarChaser SC-4 Off-Axis Guider Camera

Temperature Regulation

No

OS Compatibility

Windows 7, 8, 10 x86/x64. Contact us for Linux support.

Computer Interface

USB 2.0 Mini

Full Frame Download

0.2 sec

Adaptive Optics Option

Works with AO-X (cable required)

Pixel Digitization Rate

72 megapixels / second

A/D Converter

10 bits

Weight

0.9 lb / 400 g

Read Noise (typ)

5 e- typical

Power

12V, 300 mA

Exposure

13.5 ns to 59.26 s

Pixel Size

4.8 μm

Total Pixels

1,310,720 pixels

Sensor Size

6.18 mm x 4.95 mm

Shutter

Electronic Global Shutter plus Mechanical Dark Frame Shutter

Imaging Sensor

Astronomical CMOS 1.3 Megapixel

Filter Wheel Option

Attaches to AFW series and FW7-STX filter wheels

Dark Current e-/p/s

5 e-/p/s typical at 20C

Imaging / Pixel Array

1280 x 1024 pixels

Full Well Capacity

10,000 e-

Backfocus

Adds 0.875" (22.23 mm)