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

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

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

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    Model#: 80-12232-00
    $5,290.00

  4. SBIG - STXL 6303E Monochrome CCD Camera

    SBIG - STXL 6303E Monochrome CCD Camera

    The new STXL cameras are the latest versions of the flagship STX series. The STXL is essentially the same camera design as the STX with three exceptions:

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    Model#: STXL-6303E

    Regular Price: $7,995.00

    Special Price: $7,495.00

  5. SBIG - T-thread ring filter holder

    SBIG - T-thread ring filter holder

    1.25" internal threads for holding a filter behind a lens adapter or other t-thread accessory ... Learn More
    Model#: 51452
    $39.00

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. SBIG - T-thread visual back

    SBIG - T-thread visual back

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

  10. SBIG - All Sky Camera (Color) with Fisheyed Lens

    SBIG - All Sky Camera (Color) with Fisheyed 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-340C
    $2,195.00

  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 - 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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

  16. SBIG - STX 6303 CCD Camera

    SBIG - STX 6303 CCD Camera

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    Model#: STX-630331

    Regular Price: $9,995.00

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  17. 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

  18. 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

  19. SBIG - Cap Plug STX (1959)

    SBIG - Cap Plug STX (1959)

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    Model#: SB10082
    $49.00

  20. SBIG Deep Space Spectrograph (optimized for ST-402ME and f/10 SCT scopes)

    SBIG - Deep Space Spectrograph (optimized for ST-402ME and f/10 SCT scopes)

    SBIG's new Deep Space Spectrograph (DSS-7) is a spectrograph optimized for the types of spectral observations that an amateur has always been interested in, from stellar classification to nebular analysis to galactic red shifts ... Learn More
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    Model#: DSS-7
    $1,595.00

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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