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  1. SBIG - Desiccant Plug for STL

    SBIG - Desiccant Plug for STL

    Desiccant Plug for STL ... Learn More
    Model#: MS-DESICCANTSTL
    $100.00

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. SBIG Tripod Mount for STT, STX and STXL Cameras

    SBIG - Tripod Mount for STT, STX and STXL Cameras

    Tripod mount for STT, STX and STXL Series Cameras.  Attaches to the back of the camera body in place of one rack handle.  Provides a strong mounting interface with a 1/4-20 threaded hole for stationary use with camera lens.

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    Model#: MS-TRIPOD MOUNT
    $169.00

  6. SBIG - Dummy desiccant plug

    SBIG - Dummy desiccant plug

    SBIG Dummy desiccant plug ... Learn More
    Model#: 50141
    $25.00

  7. SBIG - Cap Plug STX (1959)

    SBIG - Cap Plug STX (1959)

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

  8. SBIG - 2" STL Nosepiece

    SBIG - 2" STL Nosepiece

    2" STL Nosepiece ... Learn More
    Model#: 51296
    $83.00

  9. SBIG C-Mount Adapter Kawa Lens St-i

    SBIG - C-Mount Adapter Kawa Lens St-i

    C-Mount Adapter Kawa Lens St-i ... Learn More
    Model#: SB10126
    $18.00

  10. SBIG - ST-i Planet Cam and Autoguider (mono)

    SBIG - ST-i Planet Cam and Autoguider (mono)

    SBIG is regarded as the pioneering company of imaging and guiding products for the astronomy community

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    Model#: ST-i Mono
    $595.00

  11. SBIG - 2" Nosepiece

    SBIG - 2" Nosepiece

    These T-thread nosepieces screw into the female t-threads on ST cameras. All ST cameras include at least one nosepiece. Each nosepiece is threaded to accept filters and notched for extra security in the event the retaining screw comes loose slighlty during the night.

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    Model#: 50146
    $49.00

  12. SBIG - CLA7 lens adapt 8300 Nikon or Canon

    SBIG - CLA7 lens adapt 8300 Nikon or Canon

    The CLA-7-8300 lens adapter will mount a Nikon or Canon FD (manual focus) lens to the STF-8300 without a filter wheel. ... Learn More
    Model#: SBCLA-7
    $165.00

  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 - 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#: ALLSKY340C
    $2,495.00

  15. SBIG - STF-8300M OAG FW Package

    SBIG - STF-8300M 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#: 80-12060-00

    Regular Price: $4,195.00

    Special Price: $3,595.00

  16. SBIG - T-Thread to C-mount Adapter

    SBIG - T-Thread to C-mount Adapter

    This adapter ring is threaded on the outside with T-threads and inside with c-mount threads. When used in place of the nosepiece on an ST-402/1603/3200 model camera, c-mount lenses can be used for wide field imaging.

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    Model#: 51532
    $40.00

  17. SBIG 12VDC Extension Cable

    SBIG - 12VDC Extension Cable

    The SBIG Power Extension Cable for ST Cameras extends the cord from the power brick to the camera by approximately 8 ft (2.44m). The standard cable that comes with the power supply is about 6ft (1.83m) long so this heavy-duty extension cable brings the total length to about 14 ft (4.27m). It is custom made with heavy gauge conductor for minimum voltage loss. The wire bundle is contained in a braided shell for added flexibility.

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    Model#: 51726
    $89.00

  18. SBIG - Standard Cover for the STT Filter Wheel

    SBIG - Standard Cover for the STT Filter Wheel

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    Model#: MS-STANDARD COVER STT
    $164.00

  19. 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

  20. SBIG - STF-8300 Pro Package w/Mono ST-i

    SBIG - STF-8300 Pro 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#: 80-12063-001

    Regular Price: $5,095.00

    Special Price: $4,595.00

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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