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  1. SBIG - Standard FW8-STXL Filter Wheel

    SBIG - Standard FW8-STXL Filter Wheel

    8-Position, FW8S-STXL Standard Filter Wheel with Micron-Precision filter positioning. ... Learn More
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    Model#: FW8-STXL
    $1,500.00

  2. SBIG - CFW-8 to AO-7 Adapter

    SBIG - CFW-8 to AO-7 Adapter

    CFW-8 to AO-7 Adapter ... Learn More
    Model#: 51404
    $79.00

  3. 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

  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 - STT-1603ME CCD Camera

    SBIG - STT-1603ME CCD Camera

    Yet again, SBIG has announced even more camera models! Inspired from the production of the STT-8300M camera, the company has now decided to make the STT-1603ME!

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    Model#: STT-1603ME

    Regular Price: $4,495.00

    Special Price: $3,995.00

  6. SBIG - CLA For ST-8300

    SBIG - CLA For ST-8300

    The CLA-ST-83 lens adapter for the STF and STT Series cameras will mount a Nikon lens to the standard filter wheel. ... Learn More
    Model#: CLA-ST83
    $165.00

  7. SBIG - Camera Lens Adapter for Nikon

    SBIG - Camera Lens Adapter for Nikon

    Camera Lens Adapter for Nikon ... Learn More
    Model#: 50999
    $65.00

  8. 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

  9. SBIG OAG 8300

    SBIG-OAG-8300

    SBIG-OAG-8300 ... Learn More
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    Model#: OAG-8300

    Regular Price: $1,495.00

    Special Price: $795.00

  10. 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

  11. SBIG - Relay Adapter Box

    SBIG - Relay Adapter Box

    The relay adapter box converts the ST-7/8/9/10/2000 electronic relays to mechanical relays.

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    Model#: MS-RELAYCONNECT
    $109.00

  12. SBIG - STL 12V cable

    SBIG - STL 12V cable

    STL 12V cable ... Learn More
    Model#: CA-STLBATPWRCA
    $98.00

  13. SBIG - Cannon EOS Filter Wheel Spacer for ST-8300

    SBIG - Cannon EOS Filter Wheel Spacer for ST-8300

    This spacer is the same thickness as an FW5-8300 or FW8-8300 and can take the place of the filter wheel when adding the OAG-8300 to a color STF camera without a filter wheel. ... Learn More
    Model#: 10106
    $65.00

  14. SBIG - Stand-Alone "Smart" Autoguider

    SBIG - Stand-Alone "Smart" Autoguider

    SBIG began with the ST-4 autoguider nearly 20 years ago. This venerable stand-alone unit is still used by many for digital astrophotography. We later made the STV video stand-alone autoguider, and now offer the SG-4 ... Learn More
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    Model#: SG-4
    $995.00

  15. SBIG - STF-8300C Self Guiding Package w/Mono ST-i

    SBIG - STF-8300C Self Guiding Package w/Mono 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#: 80-12068-001

    Regular Price: $3,995.00

    Special Price: $3,373.00

  16. 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

  17. SBIG - Tracking Interface Cable

    SBIG - Tracking Interface Cable

    RJ-11 to RJ-11 cable connects the camera to the autoguider

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    Model#: 50711
    $18.00

  18. SBIG - Standard Cover for the STT Filter Wheel

    SBIG - Standard Cover for the STT Filter Wheel

    Standard Cover for the STT Filter Wheel ... Learn More
    Model#: MS-STANDARD COVER STT
    $164.00

  19. SBIG - Baader 36mm UV/IR Filter for FW5-8300 Filter Wheel
  20. SBIG - STF-8300M Pro Plus Package w/Color St-i

    SBIG - STF-8300M Pro Plus 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#: 80-12066-001

    Regular Price: $5,495.00

    Special Price: $4,903.00

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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