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ZWO ASI2600MC Pro USB3 Cooled Color Camera - ASI2600MC-P

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ZWO ASI2600MC Pro USB 3.0 Cooled Color Camera

The back-illuminated ZWO ASI2600MC Pro camera is a cooled color camera that comes with an impressive full well of 50,000e and a large sensor with 26.1MP. The size of the sensor gives this camera a 16bit dynamic range and provides astrophotographers with crisp clear images.

ZWO's camera body comes equipped with an electronic shutter with no vibration, and the window is AR coated. The backfocus of the camera is 17.5 mm and 11 mm when the T2 ring is attached.

With 256MB DDR3 internal memory, you can be sure that you data is safe, even when using the USB2.0 outputs. You'll never miss a frame!

The cooling technology comes in the form of TEC Cooling, and is a two-stage regulation with a thermal delta of up to -40°

ZWO ASI2600 Sensor

Sony's IMX571 sensor comes complete with 3.76 x 3.76 micron pixels and a diagonal of 28.3 mm. The APS-C format gives the sensor better performance and has a resolution of 6248 x 4176.

With a sensor of this size, you will be able to image entire star clusters without losing the details of single stars within the cluster!

Computer Interface

The ASI2600 comes with a USB3.0 compatibility, meaning that you will have a high frame download speed while avoiding any data loss during downloads. The included USB2.0 hub comes with two USB2.0 ports that can be used for the connecting to the driving chamber.

ZWO has ensured that the camera is compatible with Windows, Mac, and Linux.

ASIair Pro Camera Control (sold separately)

There is a wireless camera control solution available for this camera, and it's called the ZWO ASIair Pro. This small wireless module allows you to focus, take images, make adjustments with your smartphone or tablet, and even do plate solving and computerized mount control with the built-in SkySafari bridge. If you'd like to add an ASIair Pro to your camera order, you can find it in the suggested accessories section.

ZWO ASI2600MC Pro Specifications

  • Sensor: IMX571 Back-Illuminated CMOS
  • Resolution: 6248 x 4176
  • Pixel Size: 3.76 μm
  • Sensor Size: 23.5 mm x 15.7 mm
  • Max FPS at Full Resolution: 3.51 FPS
  • Read Noise: 1.0e-3.3e
  • QE Peak: >80%
  • Full Well: 50,000 e-
  • Exposure Range: 32 μs - 2000 s
  • ADC: 16 bit