Aluma AC4040 Ultimate Package

Sale

Aluma AC4040 Ultimate Package

$21,299.00 USD$37,299.00 USD $20,441.00 USD$36,441.00 USD

Save with this all-inclusive package!  Includes:

  • Aluma AC4040 scientific CMOS camera
  • FW7-STX filter wheel
  • StarChaser SC-3 off-axis guide camera
  • AO-X adaptive optics unit
  • Free!  StarChaser to AO-X adapter cable
  • Free!  50 mm square LRGB filters
  • 50 mm square Ha + OIII + SII narrowband filters

 

SKU: AC-4040-ULTIMATE

SBIG Aluma AC4040

Our newest Scientific CMOS large format camera.  16.8 megapixel sensor with 9 micron pixels, Adaptive Optics capable, StarChaser SC-3 Guider compatible.

Available in Front Illuminated (FSI) and ultra-sensitive Back-Illuminated (BSI) versions.  For best results we are offering Class 1 sensors exclusively.

FW7-STX

The SBIG FW7-STX is a 7-Position, 50mm square filter wheel for STX and Aluma AC series cameras.

 

$1,795.00 USD

SBIG AO-X Adaptive Optics

The next-generation of adaptive optics for our SBIG large-format cameras.

$2,195.00 USD

StarChaser to AO-X/AO-8T Adapter Cable

Connects a StarChaser SC-3 to an AO-X.

Can also be used to connect a StarChaser SC-2 to an AO-8T.  (Note:  AO-8A does not require an adapter cable.)

$69.00 USD $0.00 USD

50 mm Square Optical Filters

SBIG 50 mm square optical filters are compatible with FW7-STX filter wheels, which work with STX-16803 and Aluma AC4040 cameras.  These filters are built for SBIG to our exacting specifications.  All filters are parfocal, which avoids unnecessary refocusing.

 

LRGB Package

50 mm Square Optical Filters

SBIG 50 mm square optical filters are compatible with FW7-STX filter wheels, which work with STX-16803 and Aluma AC4040 cameras.  These filters are built for SBIG to our exacting specifications.  All filters are parfocal, which avoids unnecessary refocusing.

 

Narrowband Package Ha + SII + OIII

SBIG StarChaser Off-Axis Guider Cameras

The SBIG StarChaser is the world's first all-in-one off-axis guider with built-in camera and integrated AO support.  Comes complete with MaxIm LT software.

Several versions are available to fit our various SBIG camera models.  Please read the Description below to make sure you choose the correct option.

 

SC-3-SHORT

Additional Information

SBIG Aluma AC4040

Exposure

0.001-3600 sec

OS Compatibility

Windows 7, 8, 10 x86/x64, MacOS 10.14 "Mojave" x86 binaries, Ubuntu 18.04 LTS x64, Raspbian Buster armhf, Ubuntu MATE arm64

Full Frame Download

0.2 second

Pixel Digitization Rate

100 MHz

Weight

3.5 lbs / 1.6 kG

Filter Size

50mm Square

Read Noise

3.7 e- typical

Temperature Regulation

Yes

Computer Interface

USB 3.0

Power

12 VDC 8A

Cooling Delta

~ 40 °C typical, water cooling option included

Adaptive Optics Option

AO-X with StarChaser SC-3

A/D Converter

Dual 12 bit with HDR capability

Dark Current e/p/s at 0 C

0.3 e-/p/s typical

Full Well Capacity

74,000 e- (depends on mode)

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-3

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 1, BSI Class 1

FW7-STX

Computer Interface

I2C

OS Compatibility

Windows 32 and 64 bit OS, Mac

Weight

4.4 lbs

Filter Size

50mm Square

SBIG AO-X Adaptive Optics

Power

Supplied through Camera’s I2C Port

OS Compatibility

Windows 32 and 64 bit OS, Mac

Computer Interface

I2C

Dimensions

6 x 7 x 1.2 in.

Weight

2.2 lbs (1 kg)

SBIG StarChaser Off-Axis Guider Cameras

Temperature Regulation

No

OS Compatibility

Windows 7, 8, 10 x86/x64, MacOS 10.14 "Mojave" x86 binaries, Ubuntu 18.04 LTS x64, Raspbian Buster armhf, Ubuntu MATE arm64

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

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 FW7-STX and FW8S-STXL filter wheels

Dark Current e/p/s at 0 C

5 e-/p/s typical at 20C

Imaging / Pixel Array

1280 x 1024 pixels

Full Well Capacity

10,000 e-

Backfocus

Adds 0.87" (22.1 mm)