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ZWO ASI1600MM Pro 16MP Cooled Monochrome CMOS Telescope Astrophotography Camera - ASI1600MM-P

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ASI1600MM-P

Note:ZWO Cooled cameras require a 12V power source for the TEC cooler and USB hub power. If you don’t have one, please add it through the options on the right side of the product display.

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DDR Memory Buffer

The DDR memory buffer and cooling are the main differences between ASI regular and “Pro” cameras.

ASI1600 Pro camera includes a 256MB DDR3 memory buffer to help improve data transfer reliability. Additionally, the use of a memory buffer minimizes amp-glow, which is caused by the slow transfer speeds when the camera is used with a USB 2.0 port.

DDR buffer

Astrophotography Performance

ASI1600 Pro offers very good performance for astrophotography. low read noise, low dark current, high dynamic range .

The ASI1600's built-in 12bit ADC can provide 12.5 stops dynamic range which is even better than the KAF8300 due to its super low read noise.

1600 Gain RN DR FW vs gain

QE Graph

The QE peak value is more than 60%.

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Dark Current

 

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Reliable Mechanical Structures

There are four screws that seal the sensor chamber. Our camera design has been extensively tested and is very stable.

Even when used in higher humidity environments, ASI1600 Pro will still works fine without dew problems.

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USB 3.0 Port & USB 2.0 HUB

USB 3.0 Port: Provides 5Gb bandwidth to make it possible for ASI1600 Pro to run at 14.7 fps (12bit, normal mode) or 23 fps (10bit, high speed mode) at full resolution (16MP).

USB 2.0 HUB: Can connect with various accessories,  including a filter wheel, guide camera or electronic focuser, allowing you to manage your cables better. There are two short 0.5m USB 2.0 cables included with the ASI1600 Pro. The hub is powered by the external power supply if you connect one.

 

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Cooling System

ASI1600 Pro has 2 stage TEC cooling system to enable very deep cooling (40°C-45°C below ambient). The cooler requires an external power supply, which is not included with the camera.

We recommend using a 12V/3-5A or more DC adapter for cooler power supply (2.1×5.5, center positive).

Using a battery with 9-15V is also suitable for the cooler power supply.

Connection Diagram

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1. M43-T2 adapter 

2. EOS-T2 adapter 

3. 2”Filter (optional)

4. 1.25” T-Mount 

5. 1.25” Filter (optional)

6. M42-1.25” Filter (optional)

7. T2 extender 11mm

8. M42-M48 extender 16.5mm

9. T2-T2 adapter

10. EFW mini

11. EOS adapter for EFW+1600

Mechanical Diagram

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What's in the box?

ASI1600 Pro box includes all necessary cables, adapters, and manuals.

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Spacer thickness: 0.1mm *1+0.2mm *2+0.5mm *1

Note:ZWO Cooled cameras need a 12v power adapter, If you don’t have one, please add one from the product options

 

Solutions for 55mm Back Focus

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Read more: https://astronomy-imaging-camera.com/tutorials/best-back-focus-length-solutions-55mm.html

Sensor: 4/3″ CMOS
Diagonal: 21.9 mm
Resolution: 16 Megapixels 4656×3520
Pixel Size: 3.8um
Max FPS at full resolution :23 FPS
Shutter: Rolling shutter
Exposure Range: 32us-2000s
Read Noise: 1.2e @30db gain
QE peak: 60%
Full well: 20ke
ADC:12bit
DDRIII Buffer: 256MB
Interface: USB 3.0/USB 2.0
Adaptor: 2″ / 1.25″ / M42X0.75
Protect window:AR window
Dimensions: 78 mm Diameter
Weight: 410 g
Back Focus Distance: 6.5 mm
Cooling: Regulated Two Stage TEC
Delta T: 40-45 below ambient
Cooler Power consumption: 12V at 2A Max
Working Temperature: -5°C—45°C
Storage Temperature: -20°C—60°C
Working Relative Humidity: 20%—80%
Storage Relative Humidity: 20%—95%

Supported resolutions

12-Bit ADC
4656×3520 14.7fps
3840×2160 23.1fps
1920×1680 32.9fps
1280×960 47.1fps
640×480 80.4fps
320×240 124.4fps

10-Bit ADC
4656×3520 23fps
3840×2160 36.2fps
1920×1680 57.7fps
1280×960 73.6fps
640×480 125.7fps
320×240 192.4fps

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