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  1. SBIG - 2" STL Nosepiece

    SBIG - 2" STL Nosepiece

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

  2. 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

  3. SBIG - Desiccant Plug for STL

    SBIG - Desiccant Plug for STL

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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  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.

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    Model#: MS-TRIPOD MOUNT
    $169.00

  7. SBIG - Dummy desiccant plug

    SBIG - Dummy desiccant plug

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    Model#: 50141
    $25.00

  8. SBIG - Cap Plug STX (1959)

    SBIG - Cap Plug STX (1959)

    Cap Plug STX (1959)

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    Model#: SB-10082
    $49.00

  9. SBIG - Internal Filter Wheel for the ST-402ME with custom RGB+C color filters

    SBIG - Internal Filter Wheel for the ST-402ME with custom RGB+C color filters

    An internal filter wheel with custom RGB+C color filters is available for RGB or LRGB color imaging with the ST-402ME ... Learn More
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    Model#: CFW-402-RGB
    $295.00

  10. SBIG - STF-8300 Pro Package w/ Color ST- i

    SBIG - STF-8300 Pro Package w/ Color ST- i

    SBIG is proud to introduce the new STF-8300, the first high speed 8300 camera with user-selectable automatic image processing!

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    Model#: 80-12064-00

    Regular Price: $5,095.00

    Special Price: $4,622.00

  11. SBIG - FW8G-STXL Self-Guiding Filter Wheel with Micron-Precision Filter Positioning - 8 Position

    SBIG - FW8G-STXL Self-Guiding Filter Wheel with Micron-Precision Filter Positioning - 8 Position

    Self-guiding has long been acknowledged as the best, most accurate way to guide long exposure astrophotos, particularly with commercial SCTs.

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    Model#: FW8G-STXL
    $2,500.00

  12. SBIG Dual Relay Cable

    SBIG - Dual Relay Cable

    The SBIG Dual Relay CCD Camera Cable is a ribbon type extension cable with additional ports is also supplied with an AO-7 so that an "ST" series camera

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    Model#: 50705
    $18.00

  13. SBIG STX Remote Guide Head

    SBIG - STX Remote Guide Head

    You can add a second head to your STX camera and guide using a separate guide scope, camera lens or OAG.

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    Model#: MS-REMOTEHEADSTX
    $795.00

  14. SBIG Deep Space Spectrograph (optimized for ST-402ME and f/10 SCT scopes)

    SBIG - Deep Space Spectrograph (optimized for ST-402ME and f/10 SCT scopes)

    SBIG's new Deep Space Spectrograph (DSS-7) is a spectrograph optimized for the types of spectral observations that an amateur has always been interested in, from stellar classification to nebular analysis to galactic red shifts ... Learn More
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    Model#: DSS-7
    $1,595.00

  15. SBIG STXL-11002 CCD Camera

    SBIG - STXL-11002 CCD Camera

    The STXL camera is the latest version of the flagship STX series. The STXL is essentially the same camera design as the STX with three exceptions:

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    Model#: STXL-11002M

    Regular Price: $7,495.00

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  16. SBIG STXL-11002M CCD Camera with FW8-STXL Filter Wheel

    SBIG - STXL-11002M CCD Camera with FW8-STXL Filter Wheel

    The STXL camera is the latest version of the flagship STX series. The STXL is essentially the same camera design as the STX with three exceptions

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    Model#: 80-12260-00

    Regular Price: $8,995.00

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  17. SBIG - D Block for CCD Cameras

    SBIG - D Block for CCD Cameras

    D Block for CCD Cameras ST-7/8/9/10/2000 ... Learn More
    Model#: 50134
    $39.00

  18. SBIG Standard 8-Position Filter Wheel for the STT Series Cameras

    SBIG - Standard 8-Position Filter Wheel for the STT Series Cameras

    The SBIG standard 8 position STT filter wheel is compatible with the Canon EOS and Nikon lens adapters.

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    Model#: FW8-STT
    $1,195.00

  19. SBIG Pelican-Storm Case

    SBIG - Pelican-Storm Case

    This large Pelican-Storm hard carrying is dust proof and water proof and suitable for carrying and shipping professional gear.

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    Model#: 14-12078-00
    $200.00

  20. SBIG - Nikon Lens Adapter for FW5-8300 Filter Wheel

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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