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  1. SBIG - Cap Plug STX (1959)

    SBIG - Cap Plug STX (1959)

    Cap Plug STX (1959) ... Learn More
    Model#: SB10082
    $49.00

  2. SBIG - 2" STL Nosepiece

    SBIG - 2" STL Nosepiece

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

  3. SBIG - Desiccant Plug for STL

    SBIG - Desiccant Plug for STL

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

  4. 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

  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 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

  7. SBIG - Dummy desiccant plug

    SBIG - Dummy desiccant plug

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

  8. 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

  9. SBIG - Canon EOS Adapter For ST8300

    SBIG - Canon EOS Adapter For ST8300

    The new Canon EOS lens adapter for the STF and STT cameras is designed to fit the camera with or without a standard filter wheel. ... Learn More
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    Model#: CLA-83-CN
    $295.00

  10. SBIG ST-402ME Class 2 CCD Camera

    SBIG - ST-402ME Class 2 CCD Camera

    With a lightweight body and design, this CCD model is a no brainer for setting up. The internal filter wheel and shutter enables the user to take dark frames and tri-color images automatically with the luxury of the amazing low noise and sensitivity QE of the KAF-0402ME sensor available.

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    Model#: ST402MEC2
    $1,495.00

  11. SBIG - STF-8300 Color CCD Camera

    SBIG - STF-8300 Color CCD Camera

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

    Also available in packages with various accessories!

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    Model#: STF-8300C

    Regular Price: $2,995.00

    Special Price: $1,795.00

  12. SBIG - 12V Cigaratte Lighter Adapter

    SBIG - 12V Cigaratte Lighter Adapter

    The adapter includes battery clips and a cigarette lighter adapter plug.  The tip is correctly polarized for SBIG cameras requiring a center negative plug.

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    Model#: CA-ST402BATTERY
    $54.00

  13. SBIG - Power Supply, Elpack

    SBIG - Power Supply, Elpack

    Power Supply, Elpack

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    Model#: 60005
    $125.00

  14. SBIG - Self-Guiding Cover for STXL Filter Wheel

    SBIG - Self-Guiding Cover for STXL Filter Wheel

    Self-Guiding front cover for STXL filter wheel - replaces the standard front cover for self-guiding ... Learn More
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    Model#: MS-GUIDER COVER STXL
    $1,195.00

  15. SBIG - AO-8

    SBIG - AO-8

    The AO-L and AO-8 are second generation adaptive optics systems from SBIG specifically designed to enable an SBIG camera user to obtain the ultimate in image resolution that his/her telescope and site can achieve ... Learn More
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    Model#: AO-8
    $795.00

  16. SBIG STF-8300M Self Guiding Package w/ Color ST-i

    SBIG - STF-8300M Self Guiding 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#: 80-12062-001

    Regular Price: $4,695.00

    Special Price: $4,066.00

  17. SBIG STL-4020M Monochrome Camera DEMO

    SBIG - STL-4020M Monochrome Camera DEMO

    Designed around the KAI-4021M progressive scan interline CCD, this is the big brother to the popular ST-2000XM.

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    Model#: STL_4020M_demo

    Regular Price: $4,995.00

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  18. 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 can control a CFW8A, telescope drive and AO-7 all at the same time.

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    Model#: 50705
    $18.00

  19. SBIG - STF-8050 Monochrome CCD Camera

    SBIG - STF-8050 Monochrome CCD Camera

    The STF-8050 camera comes in monochrome (STF-8050M) and two color models.

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    Model#: STF-8050M
    $3,495.00

  20. SBIG - 5-position 1.25" Filter Wheel without Filters for ST-7/8/9/10/2000 Cameras

    SBIG - 5-position 1.25" Filter Wheel without Filters for ST-7/8/9/10/2000 Cameras

    The CFW9 will be essentially the same size and shape as the current CFW8A to match the ST series camera body when directly bolted to the front ... Learn More
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    Model#: CFW9
    $795.00

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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