ZWO New narrowband 1.25″ filter

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Product Description

Narrowband filter does not eliminate the effects of light pollution or increase the object’s brightness. In many cases, they increase the contrast between nebula and night sky, not brightening the nebula.

It can reduce the transmission of certain wavelengths of light, specifically those produced by artificial light including mercury vapor, and both high and low pressure sodium vapor lights and the unwanted natural light caused by neutral oxygen emission in our atmosphere (i.e. skyglow).

Form 2018, ZWO Made a progress on narrowband filters with the new standard, provide better performance.

Technical Parameter:

Name: ZWO New narrowband 1.25″ filter

Size: 1.25″

Thickness: 5.5mm+2.5mm(thread)

Glass thickness: 1.85mm

Thread: M28.5*0.6 male thread

The ZWO H-Alpha filter has a bandpass of  7nm and passes light at 656nm  wavelength, light transmission rate comes up to 80%. Best choice of narrowband H-alpha astrophotography filter for high-contrast imaging and revealing rich details of the nebula even in areas with strong light pollution, just prepare to experience the infinite fun with it!

Ha

 

The ZWO narrowband S-II 7nm filter passes light at 672nm wavelength with a bandpass of 7nm which is designed for nebula observation. It is suitable for visual observation on most emission nebulae, planetary nebulae and supernova remnants, use it with H-alpha and OIII narrowband filters (SHO Set) for tricolor CCD astrophotography.

SII

 

The ZWO narrowband O-III 7nm filter is designed for nebula observation allowing the 7nm bandwidth of light centered on a wavelength of 500nm through,  which corresponds to OIII emission lines, blocking out all other light.  Adding the ZWO O-III Narrowband filter to your imaging collection will help you go beyond the RGB imaging and will help capture your favorite nebulas in a totally new light, no matter how polluted your skies may be!

OIII

Technical Data

  • FWHM:7±0.5nm
  • Glass Thickness 2.0+/-0.03 mm  (1.25”/31mm/36mm)
  • Fine-optically polished to ensure accurate 1/4 wavefront  over the both surfaces
  • About 90% transmission at H-alpha line 656nm (H-Alpha filter )
  • About 90% transmission at SII line 672nm (SII filter )
  • About 90% transmission at major OIII line 500nm (OIII filter )
  • Infrared wavelength 700-1100nm cut-off
  • <0.1% transmission of off-band, OD3(Optical Density)

Transmission Curve

NB filters TP

 

We made a test of our Ha Filters (ASI1600 mono camera, single frame, 300s, DDP in MaximDL) :

real test of Ha

Reviews

https://www.cloudynights.com/topic/627187-review-of-the-new-zwo-narrowband-filters-comparison-to-the-old-zwo-and-astrodon-filters/

Shipping

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Introduction

  1. It will take around 60-90 days for shipment via ePacket/China Post Registered Air Mail/EMS, which can’t be guaranteed due to force majeure. If you can’t get the air mail package after 2months, please let us know ASAP: info@zwoptical.com
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China air mail: http://www.17track.net/en

 

Tax

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  • Please note that buyers are liable to pay tax involved, such as Import tax, VAT , customs handling fee, etc. The additional fees may be collected at time of delivery by courier.
  • For best local service we advise customers buy our cameras form local dealers.

Warranty and Return Policy

1. ZWO will provide a 2-year free warranty service (Warranty Period) for ZWO products purchased by Users from ZWO (“Products”) in accordance with this Policy, commencing on the day following receipt of the Products by Users. For ASIAIR Plus users, commencing on the day of device activation.

2. If a User encounters the following Dead on Arrival (DOA) and contacts ZWO within the corresponding time limit to issue the Product purchase invoice and relevant evidence, ZWO will provide door-to-door pick-up service and, as appropriate, after-sale replacement (or partial replacement), repair or return (or partial return) service for the following Products:
1) Product quality problem
Provided that a User detects a quality problem and contacts ZWO within 30 days after receipt of the Products, and ZWO support team confirms that the Products indeed have a quality problem or defect after their inspection, ZWO will provide free replacement service towards such Products;
2) Product transportation problem
Provided that a User finds obvious signs of bubbling, serious overstocking, or deformation on the outer package of the Products upon receipt of the Products, and provides ZWO with pictures of the outer package and proof of receipt within 3 days after receipt of such Products, ZWO support team will verify the actual shipper and determine the responsible party for such transportation problem. In the event that ZWO is the actual shipper, ZWO will be responsible for providing the relevant return or replacement service, however, if the Products are directly sold or transported to the User by an agent of ZWO, the agent will be responsible for providing the relevant return or replacement service.

3. If the Products are under the following circumstances, they are not within the scope of warranty service, ZWO may provide maintenance services to the Users:
1) The Warranty Period of the Products has expired; or
2) The Products are injected into liquid or affected by moisture or corrosion; or
3) The Products are damaged by an external force (such as the broken of the camera protection window glass, the deformation of the product shell, the broken of the USB port, etc.); or
4) Disassembling, repairing by a third party, refurbishment of the Products (such as downloading erroneous firmware) without the written authorization of ZWO; or
5) The product system is modified, or the maintenance notice is lost or changed; or
6) Product quality problem caused by installation not following the requirements or instructions for the Products; or
7) Physical damage or failure of the Products caused by the force majeure (such as strong vibration or extrusion such as flood, fire, earthquake, or thunder stroke); or
8)Damage caused by the improper User operation during the period of shooting or use, such as using without the equipment protection or direct shooting of the sun; or
9) No valid purchase invoice or warranty certificate; or
10) The Products are second-hand products.
Any quality problem with the accessories or other parts of the Products is not a condition for the return or change of the Products, and the User may solely request to replace the accessories with new ones, which shall be handled after verification by ZWO support team.
If the issue with your ZWO product was caused by certain damage (such as severe damage not covered by the 2-year warranty), you might have to pay the replacement value.

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For the Products that need to be replaced after being confirmed by ZWO in writing, the User shall return the Products with the complete package, together with all accessories, manuals, etc., to the address designated by ZWO.
By sending back the product to ZWO, the User agrees to pay out-of-warranty fees that may arise during the repair process of the product. ZWO will send back the product after charging.

5. If a User encounters any problem during the use of ZWO Products, you may at any time contact ZWO for technical support via ZWO Support.

For the Products that need to be returned for after-sales service, ZWO will provide the corresponding RMA code for reference.
ZWO will not accept any products having no RMA code that have been returned privately without ZWO written confirmation.

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    Hi, what is the clear size of the 1.25″? Thanks




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      There is no such parameter. No need to worry about this.




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    can be used by F2.8?




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      If your camera is 1″ and under(like 533 or 183), then yes.




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    Hi, i have three questions: does 1.25″ filter size works with Asi294 and Zwo EFW with a F/4.8 systen with 72mm aperture? What is the clear size of the 1.25″? What is the distance between filter and wheel? Thanks!!!




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      No. The telescope should be >F7.0 in this case.




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    Do these work with the M42 filter drawer?




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      M42 Filter Drawer is suitable for 2″ filters.




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    Why there are no way to distinguish old from new filters? If there were an indication like v2 on the box or even better, on the filters, it would be reassuring when you just paid a lot of money for new filters or also for the aftermarket… It will be easy for crooks to sell old filters as new…




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      Thank you for your feedback.




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    Do I have to re-set the focus setting every time I change the filter?




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      Yes, you need to re-set the focus setting .




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    Is there any plans to change the glass for the OIII filter like you did for the Ha and SII? If not, why not? The reviews show significant improvement in the Ha and SII filters, but the OIII filter is still causing issues with artifacts and halos. See the very review that you reference on this site. Seems like you are so close to having good filter set but for some unknown reason quit before completing the set.




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      OIII filter is quite different, glass base of HA and SII can not make OIII wave length pass it. So the halo will be more obvious than Ha and SII, even we already use higher standard to produce OIII filter.
      We still in R&D to figure out how to make it better, I’m sure in the further we could make a perfect set of narrowband filters.




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    I have a new ASI294 Pro Colour camera. Interested in a H Alpha filter to enhance Nebula like Orion and Carina …red Nebula. Does that mean the filter will block the Debayer Green and Blue meaning I will get only every 4th red cell ? Also would it be best to position the filter before the ASI294 but after the Off Axis Guider as there would be stars lost from view?




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      Yes. The Ha filter will block the green and red light, so it would be the best to put the OAG in the front.




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    HI
    I just received a filter OIII but I can not see if it’s the new or the old model. How to see the difference ???




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      Depand on your purchase time, if recently, it must be the new one.




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    I received a set of Narrowband with my ASI1600 kit purchase about a yr ago. Is it possible to get credit for that and update without full costs of new set?




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      Sorry, filters are not support upagrade service.




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    Why does the filter side direction (to telescope vs. to detector) matter ?




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      Yes, because the coating of two sides is different, wrong side face to telescope will cause more refection problem, such as halos.




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