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  1. SBIG - 2" STL Nosepiece

    SBIG - 2" STL Nosepiece

    2" STL Nosepiece ... Learn More
    Model#: 51296
    $83.00

  2. SBIG - Desiccant Plug for STL

    SBIG - Desiccant Plug for STL

    Desiccant Plug for STL ... Learn More
    Model#: MS-DESICCANTSTL
    $100.00

  3. SBIG - Macintosh SCSI to Parallel Interface

    SBIG - Macintosh SCSI to Parallel Interface

    SBIG - Macintosh SCSI to Parallel Interface ... Learn More
    Model#: PAR/SCSI
    $199.95

  4. SBIG - STXL Canon EOS Lens Adapter

    SBIG - STXL Canon EOS Lens Adapter

    Canon EOS Lens adapter for the STXL standard filter wheel. This adapter requires the STXL filter wheel to have the standard cover.

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    Model#: CLA-X-CN
    $229.00

  5. SBIG Guiding Kit Complete with ST-i

    SBIG - Guiding Kit Complete with ST-i

    The ST-i Guiding Kit is a set of mechanical and optical parts that turn the ST-i camera into a compact, lightweight guiding system capable of arcsecond guiding accuracy.

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    Model#: ST-i-Guider-Combo
    $895.00

  6. SBIG Tripod Mount for STT, STX and STXL Cameras

    SBIG - Tripod Mount for STT, STX and STXL Cameras

    Tripod mount for STT, STX and STXL Series Cameras.  Attaches to the back of the camera body in place of one rack handle.  Provides a strong mounting interface with a 1/4-20 threaded hole for stationary use with camera lens.

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    Model#: MS-TRIPOD MOUNT
    $169.00

  7. SBIG - Dummy desiccant plug

    SBIG - Dummy desiccant plug

    SBIG Dummy desiccant plug ... Learn More
    Model#: 50141
    $25.00

  8. SBIG - Cap Plug STX (1959)

    SBIG - Cap Plug STX (1959)

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    Model#: SB10082
    $49.00

  9. SBIG - 2" Cover, 2.0 x 24 Thread

    SBIG - 2" Cover, 2.0 x 24 Thread

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    Model#: 40-12052-00
    $48.00

  10. SBIG - Filter Wheel for 8300 for 36mm filters with Astrodon 36mm LRGB Filters

    SBIG - Filter Wheel for 8300 for 36mm filters with Astrodon 36mm LRGB Filters

    Since the KAF-8300 CCD sensor usually cannot accommodate 1.25" filters due to its size especially at shorter focal lengths for imaging deep sky.

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    Model#: FW5-8300_LRGB-E36R
    $995.00

  11. SBIG - STT-8300M Camera with Standard Filter Wheel Package

    SBIG - STT-8300M Camera with Standard Filter Wheel Package

    The latest in a long line of ground-breaking products with SBIG's new STT CCD Standard Wheel Package

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    Model#: 80-12231-00
    $4,490.00

  12. SBIG - STX-16803 CCD Camera with FW5-STX Package

    SBIG - STX-16803 CCD Camera with FW5-STX Package

    It is well known that the advantage of easier guiding through a separate guide scopes is often limited by differential deflection of the guide scope

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    Model#: 80-12445-00

    Regular Price: $12,875.00

    Special Price: $11,590.00

  13. SBIG - Adapter for FW8-ST8300

    SBIG - Adapter for FW8-ST8300

    Adapter for FW8-ST8300 ... Learn More
    Model#: SB10066
    $79.00

  14. FR-237

    SBIG - FR237 focal reducer for ST-402ME, ST-5C, ST-237/A, STV

    Focal reducer for ST-402ME, ST-5C, ST-237/A, STV ... Learn More
    Model#: FR-237
    $198.00

  15. SBIG - STT-3200ME Self-Guiding Filter Wheel Package

    SBIG - STT-3200ME Self-Guiding Filter Wheel Package

    Yet again, SBIG has announced even more camera models! Inspired from the production of the STT-8300M camera, the company has now decided to make the STT-3200ME!

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    Model#: 80-12241-00

    Regular Price: $9,190.00

    Special Price: $8,495.00

  16. SBIG 1.25" Filter Insert for FW5 and FW8-8300

    SBIG - 1.25" Filter Insert for FW5- & FW8-8300

    1.25" Filter Insert for FW5- & FW8-8300 It allows you to use your 1.25" filters in place of 36mm

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    Model#: SB10105
    $24.00

  17. SBIG C-Mount Adapter Kawa Lens St-i

    SBIG - C-Mount Adapter Kawa Lens St-i

    C-Mount Adapter Kawa Lens St-i ... Learn More
    Model#: SB10126
    $18.00

  18. SBIG - ST-i Planet Cam and Autoguider (mono)

    SBIG - ST-i Planet Cam and Autoguider (mono)

    SBIG is regarded as the pioneering company of imaging and guiding products for the astronomy community

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    Model#: ST-i Mono
    $595.00

  19. SBIG - 2" Nosepiece

    SBIG - 2" Nosepiece

    These T-thread nosepieces screw into the female t-threads on ST cameras. All ST cameras include at least one nosepiece. Each nosepiece is threaded to accept filters and notched for extra security in the event the retaining screw comes loose slighlty during the night.

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    Model#: 50146
    $49.00

  20. SBIG - CLA7 lens adapt 8300 Nikon or Canon

    SBIG - CLA7 lens adapt 8300 Nikon or Canon

    The CLA-7-8300 lens adapter will mount a Nikon or Canon FD (manual focus) lens to the STF-8300 without a filter wheel. ... Learn More
    Model#: SBCLA-7
    $165.00

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Company's philosophy is to listen to customers. With your input and our efforts we have a winning combination. We look forward to continuing development of instrumentation to benefit the field of astronomy and science education.

SBIG (Santa Barbara Instrument Group) has brought together a group of unique individuals, each with years of experience in his or her particular discipline. People with this much expertise can accomplish a great deal when they share a common goal. The goal of SBIG is to design and manufacture the best astronomical instrumentation in the world, professional quality equipment at a price an amateur can afford.

SBIG's company's philosophy is to listen to their customers. With your input and our efforts, they have a winning combination. SBIG's is looking forward to continuing development of instrumentation to benefit the field of astronomy and scientific imaging.

In most high technology markets there are "pioneers", companies who have the technology and dedication to influence the direction of an entire industry. In the past 10 years SBIG has been that pioneer in the electronic imaging industry. SBIG has a reputation for outstanding quality products. They were the first company to introduce CCD autoguiding with the Model ST-4, Track and Accumulate (TRACCUM) with the Model ST-6, and dual CCD self-guiding with the Models ST-7 and ST-8. SBIG pioneered tricolor imaging with both hardware and software and are pushing the technology forward again with the introduction of Adaptive Optics and a stand-alone video camera and autoguider.  Along the way they were granted two U.S. Patents, one for Track and Accumulate and the other for Self-Guiding.

Of more significance to customers reading this catalog for the first time is that SBIG has brought back to life the long forgotten practice of offering quality "technical support".  The company philosophy, as published in the ads is based on ".. .basic values, good products, strong technical support and honesty".   They can help you take photographic quality CCD images, measure the surface brightness of a spiral galaxy, image a comet, or obtain high resolution densitometry images of x-ray plates. They can help you obtain long, uninterrupted autoguided astrophotographs.  As stated in SBIG's ads,  "We understand how our products work and we want you to consider us a part of your technical staff".  If you want to deal with a company that understands CCD imaging and will take the time to help you, contact SBIG.

The introduction of Charge-Coupled Devices (CCDs) has dramatically changed the methods astronomers use to view objects. The remarkable sensitivity and dynamic range of CCDs has made them the detector of choice. A CCD is an array of photosites (pixels) on a silicon substrate. The pixels are arranged in rows and columns. Light falling on the CCD is recorded as an electrical signal by converting the photons to electrons. The sensitivity of a CCD is ten times faster than the fastest films and is linear in response (which films are not). The number of photons converted to electrons, referred to as Quantum Efficiency, is in the order of 50%. These advantages as well as the digital nature of the data make CCD devices ideal for astronomical imaging.

 

Santa Barbara Instrument Group
147-A Castilian Drive
Santa Barbara, CA 93117

Phone: (805) 571-7244
Fax: (805) 571-1147

Email: sbig@sbig.com