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  1. SBIG -  for ST-7/8/9/10/2000/4000 camera

    SBIG - for ST-7/8/9/10/2000/4000 camera

    This adapter mates the ST-8300 camera with popular 35mm camera lenses for wide field imaging. Adapters are available for Canon FD, or Nikon.  Note: Canon FD lenses are manual only ... Learn More
    Model#: CLA7-8300
    $165.00

  2. SBIG -  for ST-7/8/9/10/2000/4000 camera

    SBIG - for ST-7/8/9/10/2000/4000 camera

    This adapter mates the ST-7/8/9/10/2000 cameras with popular 35mm camera lenses for wide field imaging. Adapters are available for Canon FD, or Nikon.  Note: Canon FD lenses are manual only ... Learn More
    Model#: CLA-7
    $149.00

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

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

    1.25" Filter Insert for FW5- & FW8-8300 ... Learn More
    Model#: SB10105
    $24.00

  4. SBIG - 1.25" T-Thread CCD Camera Nosepiece

    SBIG - 1.25" T-Thread CCD Camera Nosepiece

    These T-thread nosepieces screw into the female t-threads on ST cameras ... Learn More
    Model#: 51516
    $49.00

  5. SBIG - 10-position 1.25" filter wheel without filters for ST-7/8/9/10/2000 (also "SA" version for ST-402/1603/3200 and third party cameras)

    SBIG - 10-position 1.25" filter wheel without filters for ST-7/8/9/10/2000 (also "SA" version for ST-402/1603/3200 and third party cameras)

    The new CFW10 is a ten-position filter wheel designed for the USB version of our ST camera series or any camera where a serial port is available for controlling the wheel. The CFW10 accepts control input via either the I2C port or the RS232 serial port

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    Model#: CFW10
    $995.00

  6. 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

  7. SBIG - 12VDC Extension Cable

    SBIG - 12VDC Extension Cable

    Heavy Duty 12VDC Power Extension Cable with locking connectors for ST-402, ST-3200 and STF Series

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    Model#: 51726
    $89.00

  8. 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
    $42.00

  9. SBIG - 2" STL Nosepiece

    SBIG - 2" STL Nosepiece

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

  10. SBIG - 5-position 1.25" filter wheel with Custom Scientific RGBC filters for ST-7/8/9/10/2000 cameras

    SBIG - 5-position 1.25" filter wheel with Custom Scientific RGBC 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_RGBC

    Regular Price: $995.00

    Special Price: $895.00

  11. 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

  12. SBIG - AC power supply 12V/3A

    SBIG - AC power supply 12V/3A

    AC power supply 12V/3A ... Learn More
    Model#: 60013
    $69.00

  13. SBIG - AC Power Supply 12V/3A

    SBIG - AC Power Supply 12V/3A

    This 110-220VAC to 12VDC supply is a replacement for the power supply that is included with the ST-402ME camera. The polarity is correct for this product (center pin positive) and the plug has a locking ring to hold it in place.

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    Model#: 60010
    $69.00

  14. SBIG - Adapter for FW8-ST8300

    SBIG - Adapter for FW8-ST8300

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

  15. SBIG - Adapter Plate for CFW-8 to AO-8

    SBIG - Adapter Plate for CFW-8 to AO-8

    Adapter Plate for CFW-8 to AO-8 ... Learn More
    Model#: 51853
    $79.00

  16. SBIG - Adaptive Optics - AO-X

    SBIG - Adaptive Optics - AO-X

    The AO-X is a new large aperture AO for the STX and STXL cameras.

    The AO-X requires the FW8G-STXL Filter Wheel or STT-STXL Remote Guide Head and OAG to operate the AO-8X.

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    Model#: AO-X
    $2,195.00

  17. SBIG - Adaptive Optics accessory for STL (also compatible with dual CCD models ST-7/8/9/10/2000)

    SBIG - Adaptive Optics accessory for STL (also compatible with dual CCD models ST-7/8/9/10/2000)

    The smaller AO-7 Adaptive Optics accessory was designed for the CCDs in the ST-7/8/9/10/2000 cameras. It is not recommended for use with the larger format STL series cameras ... Learn More
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    Model#: AO-L
    $1,795.00

  18. SBIG - All Sky Camera (Color) with Fisheyed Lens

    SBIG - All Sky Camera (Color) with Fisheyed Lens

    The Allsky-340 is a monochrome camera and the model 340C uses a color CCD.  These are SBIG’s third generation, weatherproof, AllSky cameras for monitoring weather conditions.

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    Model#: ALLSKY-340C
    $2,195.00

  19. SBIG - All Sky Camera (Color) without Fisheyed Lens

    SBIG - All Sky Camera (Color) without Fisheyed Lens

    The SBIG AllSky-340 All Sky Camera monitors weather conditions by incorporating the SBIG Smart Guide Camera inside a weatherproof enclosure that is topped by an acrylic dome

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    Model#: ALLSKY340C-NFL
    $1,695.00

  20. SBIG - All Sky Camera with Fisheyed Lens

    SBIG - All Sky Camera with Fisheyed Lens

    The Allsky-340 is a monochrome camera and the model 340C uses a color CCD.  These are SBIG’s third generation, weatherproof, AllSky cameras for monitoring weather conditions.

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    Model#: ALLSKY-340
    $2,195.00

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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