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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

    It is a single carousel design with a new filter retaining system that makes changing filters easier than with individual retaining screws for each filter.

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    Model#: FW5-8300_ASTRODON_36MM_LRGB_SET_B
    $1,195.00

  2. SBIG - STT case and Foam

    SBIG - STT case and Foam

    STT case and Foam 14-12078-00, 14-12143-00 ... Learn More
    Model#: STT CASE
    $200.00

  3. 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

  4. SBIG OAG 8300

    SBIG-OAG-8300

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    Model#: OAG-8300

    Regular Price: $1,495.00

    Special Price: $795.00

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. SBIG - Power Supply, STT/STL

    SBIG - Power Supply, STT/STL

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    Model#: 60012
    $109.00

  12. 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

  13. SBIG - Baader 36mm UV/IR Filter for FW5-8300 Filter Wheel
  14. 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

  15. 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

  16. SBIG - ST-7RC Adapter Plug

    SBIG - ST-7RC Adapter Plug

    SBIG ST-7RC Adapter Plug ... Learn More
    Model#: 50706
    $10.00

  17. SBIG - Baader 36mm H-Alpha Filter for FW5-8300 Filter Wheel
  18. STXL Camera

    SBIG - STXL-11002 CCD Camera

    A perfect evolution from the SBIG STX camera series.

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    Model#: STXL-11002M

    Regular Price: $7,495.00

    Special Price: $6,995.00

  19. 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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  20. SBIG - T-ring

    SBIG - T-ring

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    Model#: 50147
    $39.00

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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