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  1. 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

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    Model#: FW5-8300_LRGB-E36R
    $995.00

  2. SBIG - Filter Wheel for 8300 for 36mm filters with Baader 36mm LRGB Filters

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

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    Model#: FW5-8300_B36LRGB
    $995.00

  3. SBIG - Filter Wheel for 8300 for 36mm filters without Filters

    SBIG - Filter Wheel for 8300 for 36mm filters without Filters

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    Model#: FW5-8300
    $695.00

  4. 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

  5. SBIG - FW5-STX Filter Wheel

    SBIG - FW5-STX Filter Wheel

    Filter wheel for STX series cameras, 5-position 65mm square filters.

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    Model#: FW5-STX
    $1,795.00

  6. SBIG - FW7-STX 7 Position Filter Wheel for STX-16803 Camera

    SBIG - FW7-STX 7 Position Filter Wheel for STX-16803 Camera

    The FW7-STX Filter Wheel is made for the STX cameras, and has seven positions for 50mm square filters (sold separately).

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    Model#: FW7-STX
    $1,795.00

  7. 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

  8. SBIG - FW8S-STXL Standard Filter Wheel with Micron-Precision Filter Positioning - 8 Position

    SBIG - FW8S-STXL Standard Filter Wheel with Micron-Precision Filter Positioning - 8 Position

    The FW8S-STXL is identical to the FW8G-STXL filter wheel except that the Standard version does not have a self-guiding CCD built-in to the front cover.

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    Model#: FW8S-STXL
    $1,500.00

  9. 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

  10. SBIG - Internal Filter Wheel for the ST-402ME with custom BVI+C photometric filters

    SBIG - Internal Filter Wheel for the ST-402ME with custom BVI+C photometric filters

    Although priced as an entry level CCD camera, the ST-402ME is an exceptionally sensitive and capable instrument ... Learn More
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    Model#: CFW-402-BVI
    $379.00

  11. 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

  12. SBIG - Macintosh SCSI to Parallel Interface

    SBIG - Macintosh SCSI to Parallel Interface

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    Model#: PAR/SCSI
    $199.95

  13. SBIG - Macintosh SCSI/Paralell Interface Box

    SBIG - Macintosh SCSI/Paralell Interface Box

    * MAC/SCSI Interface box for MAC Users. (OS8, OS 9) * For ST-5C, ST-7E, ST-8E, or ST-9E ... Learn More
    Model#: PAR_SCSI

    Regular Price: $250.00

    Special Price: $199.95

  14. SBIG - Male/Male T-Thread

    SBIG - Male/Male T-Thread

    This adapter is also threaded internally for 1/25" filter cells, so it can be used to hold a single filter when attached to the front of the camera.

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    Model#: 50704
    $39.00

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

    SBIG - Nikon Lens Adapter for FW5-8300 Filter Wheel

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    Model#: FW5-8300_Nikon
    $119.00

  16. SBIG - Nikon Lens Adapter, FW5-8300

    SBIG - Nikon Lens Adapter, FW5-8300

    Nikon Lens Adapter, FW5-8300 ... Learn More
    Model#: SB10064
    $119.00

  17. SBIG - Nosepiece, 2.156 Inch FWG-STT

    SBIG - Nosepiece, 2.156 Inch FWG-STT

    Nosepiece, 2.156 Inch FWG-STT ... Learn More
    Model#: 40-12121-00
    $106.00

  18. SBIG - Plug, Cap Large Format (2496)

    SBIG - Plug, Cap Large Format (2496)

    Plug, Cap Large Format (2496) ... Learn More
    Model#: 51869
    $29.00

  19. SBIG - Power Extension Cable

    SBIG - Power Extension Cable

    This cable extends the cord from the power "brick" to the camera by approximately 8 feet (~2.44m).

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    Model#: 68005
    $99.00

  20. SBIG - Power Supply, Elpack

    SBIG - Power Supply, Elpack

    Power Supply, Elpack

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    Model#: 60005
    $125.00

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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