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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 - AO-8T

    SBIG - AO-8T

    The AO-8T is designed for the STT Camera Series.  It requires the FW8G-STT Filter Wheel or STT Remote Guide Head and OAG to operate the AO-8T.

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    Model#: AO-8T
    $795.00

  3. SBIG - T-thread visual back

    SBIG - T-thread visual back

    T-thread visual back for SCTs ... Learn More
    Model#: 50702
    $49.00

  4. SBIG - AllSky-340  Monochrome Camera with Fisheye Lens

    SBIG - AllSky-340 Monochrome Camera with Fisheye 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

  5. SBIG - Eight-Position Filter Wheel for ST-8300

    SBIG - Eight-Position Filter Wheel for ST-8300

    Features:Holds eight 36mm drop in filters for un-vignetted imaging at any f/ratio with the ST-8300 or ST-4000XM cameras.Small footprint:  6.3 x 8.1 inches ... Learn More
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    Model#: FW8-8300
    $895.00

  6. 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

  7. SBIG - STT-1603ME Standard Filter Wheel Package

    SBIG - STT-1603ME Standard Filter Wheel Package

    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-1600ME!

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    Model#: 80-12250-00

    Regular Price: $5,690.00

    Special Price: $4,995.00

  8. SBIG - Self Guiding STT Filter Wheel

    SBIG - Self Guiding STT Filter Wheel

    Standard 8-Position Filter Wheel for the STT series cameras. This filter wheel does not have the built-in self-guiding CCD. It is compatible with Canon EOS and Nikon lens adapters.

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    Model#: STT-FW GUIDER
    $1,995.00

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. Sbig - ST-i Autoguiding Kit

    Sbig - ST-i Autoguiding Kit

    In order to provide even more functionality for the popular ST-i camera, SBIG has developed a Guiding Kit made specifically for the ST-i that turns the small camera into a complete guiding system ... Learn More
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    Model#: MS-ST-I-Guider
    $349.00

  12. 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

  13. SBIG - Canon EOS Adapter For ST8300

    SBIG - Canon EOS Adapter For ST8300

    The new Canon EOS lens adapter for the STF and STT cameras is designed to fit the camera with or without a standard filter wheel. ... Learn More
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    Model#: CLA-83-CN
    $295.00

  14. SBIG - Cap Plug STX (1959)

    SBIG - Cap Plug STX (1959)

    Cap Plug STX (1959) ... Learn More
    Model#: SB10082
    $49.00

  15. 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

  16. SBIG - STX 6303 CCD Camera

    SBIG - STX 6303 CCD Camera

    SBIG - STX 6303 ... Learn More
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    Model#: STX-630331

    Regular Price: $9,995.00

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  17. 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

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  18. SBIG - Power Supply, Elpack

    SBIG - Power Supply, Elpack

    Power Supply, Elpack

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    Model#: 60005
    $125.00

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

    SBIG - Plug, Cap Large Format (2496)

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

  20. 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

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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