ASI094MC Pro (color)

Sale!

$3,999.00 $3,699.00

ZWO ASI094MC Pro Limited Edition is Available to PreOrder Now!!!

$300 off for early birds!

The camera can be ready at Oct.

Available on backorder

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Product Description

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ASI094MC Pro camera integrates Sony IMX094 full-frame sensor (36 mm x 24 mm). It is ZWO first full-frame cooled camera. This camera has 7376 x 4928 pixels, and supports BIN2, BIN3, BIN4 mode. The pixel size is 4.88 μm x 4.88 μm.  This camera provides 14bit ADC and its full well is 52000e.

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DDR Memory Buffer

ASI094 Pro camera includes one 256MB DDR3 memory buffer to help data transfer more stable and  no amp-glow issue which is caused by the slow speed data transfer during reading out under USB2.0 Port.

DDR memory buffer is the main difference between ASI “Cool” and “Pro” cameras.

Astrophotography Performance

ASI094 Pro offers very good performance for astrophotography. Low read noise, high dynamic range, QE peak 56% and much more.

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IMX094 vs. KAI-11002

Compared with old full frame CCD such as  KAI-11002,  IMX094 has higher resolution, higher QE, lower read noise and faster FPS.
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Unique Tilt Adapter

ASI094 Pro includes unique tilt adapter. Say goodbye to tilt problems forever !ASI094-tilt-adapter-3mm

USB 3.0 Port & USB2.0 HUB

USB 3.0 Port: can provide 5Gb bandwidth to let ASI094 Pro run at  5 fps at full resolution(36Mega).

ASI094 Pro camera has one full frame sensor, so the power consumption (650mA@5V) is much higher than other cameras. But USB3.0 can provide 1000mA current, so ASI094 Pro can run standalone under USB3.0 host, it doesn’t need external power supply.

You need to connect the external 12v power supply if you connect the camera to USB 2.0 host which can only provide 500ma current.

we recommends 12V at 3A or more DC adapter for cooler power supply(2.1*5.5, center positive)

Battery from 9-15V is also suitable for cooler power supply

USB 2.0 HUB: can connect with various accessories, such as filter wheel, guide camera and electronic focuser, so you can manage your cable better with USB2.0 hub. There are 2 short 0.5m USB2.0 cable come with ASI094 Pro. the power of hub source from external power supply if you connect it.

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Cooling and Anti-Dew Heater

ASI094 Pro has 2 stage TEC cooling system to enable very deep cooling (-35℃ below ambient). you need external power supply to power on the cooler. AC-DC power adapter is not included in this package, you can order from here.

The anti-dew heater can heat the protect window to avoid any dew problem happens, the heat power is around 6W and can be turn off  in software to save power.
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Connecting Drawing

  1. M48-M48 16.5MM extender
  2. M54-M48 21MM extender
  3. Reducer or Flat lens
  4. OAG

Mechanical Drawing

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What is in the box?

ASI094 Pro box includes all necessary cables, drivers, adapters, and manuals.

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Product Reviews:

https://www.cloudynights.com/topic/585903-asi094mc-pro/

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http://www.astrobin.com/309071/0/

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http://www.astrobin.com/307743/0/

 

Sensor: SONY IMX094 CMOS
Diagonal: 43.3mm
Resolution: 36Mega Pixels 7376X4928
Pixel Size: 4.88µm
Bayer Pattern: RGGB
Max FPS at full resolution :5FPS
Shutter:Rolling shutter
Exposure Range: 32µs-2000s
ROI: Supported
Read Noise: 2.1e @24db gain
QE peak: 56%
Full well: 52ke
ADC:14bit
Interface: USB3.0/USB2.0
Adaptor: M54X0.75
Protect window:AR window
Dimensions: 86mm Diameter
Weight: 640g
Back Focus Distance: 17.5mm
Cooling: Regulated Two Stage TEC
Delta T: 35 below ambient
Camera Power consumption: 650mA at 5V
Cooler Power consumption: 12V at 3A Max
Working Temperature: -5°C—45°C
Storage Temperature: -20°C—60°C
Working Relative Humidity: 20%—80%
Storage Relative Humidity: 20%—95%
Supported resolution
14Bit ADC
7376X4928 5fps
1920×1200 19fps
1280×1024 23fps
640×480 47fps
320×240 92fps

more resolutions are in software, support customize resolution.

Shipping

  • Fast shipping: we will choose DHL, UPS, TNT, EMS etc to deliver it. Usually you will get your package in one week. We provide free fast shipping for order above $300 or charge extra $20 for order below $300.
  • Free air mail shipping: we will ship via DGM or China Post Registered Air Mail. It usually costs 2-3 weeks to reach US or Europe and costs 3-4 weeks to reach far places.
  • Customers from Brazil and Chile should leave a message to provide your CPF or CNPJ as your custom needs it.
  • Customers from Russia need to provide the name of your company.

Tracking site:

DGM: http://webtrack.dhlglobalmail.com/?locale=en-US

China air mail: http://www.17track.net/en

Tax

  • The price list on our website is USD without tax.
  • Please note that buyers areliable 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

  • We provide 2-year warranty for our products, we will offer the repair service for free or replace for free if the camera doesn’t work within warranty period. After the warranty period, we will continue to provide repair support and service on a charged basis.
  • This warranty does not apply to damage that occurred as a result of abuse or misuse, or caused by a fall or any other transportation failures after purchase.
  • Customer must pay for shipping when shipping the camera back for repair or replacement
  • If you get a faulty camera, please contact us as soon as possible though email: info@zwoptical.com. Please describe the problem in detail and we will do our best to help you solve the problem. Most instances perceived problems are simply bad driver install or software configuration.
  • For customers who bought the camera from our dealer, dealer is responsible for the customer service for you.

Before first usage of this product read manuals and install correct drivers and software.

Do you have uestion, answer or comment? Post here!

  1. :

    What does limited edition mean? Only a few pieces available forever?

    • Sean Wang

      :

      Yes, we don’t have much of them for selling.

  2. :

    Will a color calibration tool such as Spyder Checkr be useable for correct color calibration of the OSC? If so, this would be better than using simple visual estimation of color balance. I have not used this before so just wondering if it may be helpful.

    http://www.photoreview.com.au/reviews/peripherals/colour-management/datacolor-spydercheckr-24#Full_Review

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