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

    SBIG - Plug, Cap Large Format (2496)

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

  2. 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

  3. SBIG - STF-8300C Self Guiding Package w/Color ST-i

    SBIG - STF-8300C 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#: 80-12069-001

    Regular Price: $3,995.00

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  4. 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

    Special Price: $2,995.00

  5. SBIG - Power Supply, Elpack

    SBIG - Power Supply, Elpack

    Power Supply, Elpack

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    Model#: 60005
    $125.00

  6. SBIG - Nosepiece, 2.156 Inch FWG-STT

    SBIG - Nosepiece, 2.156 Inch FWG-STT

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    Model#: 40-12121-00
    $106.00

  7. SBIG - Baader 36mm Clear Filter for FW5-8300 Filter Wheel
  8. SBIG - STF-8300C OAG FW Package

    SBIG - STF-8300C OAG FW Package

    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#: 80-12067-001

    Regular Price: $3,495.00

    Special Price: $2,802.00

  9. 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

  10. SBIG Dual Relay Cable

    SBIG - Dual Relay Cable

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    Model#: 50705
    $18.00

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. SBIG - Baader 36mm O-III Filter for FW5-8300 Filter Wheel
  14. SBIG - STT-8300M Camera with Self-Guiding Filter Wheel Color Package

    SBIG - STT-8300M Camera with Self-Guiding Filter Wheel Color Package

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

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    Model#: 80-12235-00
    $5,585.00

  15. STXL Camera

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

    A perfect evolution from the SBIG STX camera series.

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    Model#: 80-12260-00

    Regular Price: $8,995.00

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  16. SBIG - 2" STL Nosepiece

    SBIG - 2" STL Nosepiece

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    Model#: 51296
    $83.00

  17. SBIG - ST-402ME Class 2 with Factory Installed CFW402-RGBC Filters

    SBIG - ST-402ME Class 2 with Factory Installed CFW402-RGBC Filters

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    Model#: ST-402ME-C2-CFW
    $1,695.00

  18. 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

  19. 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

  20. 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

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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