ASI120MC-S (color)


ASI120S is a super speed and sensitive USB 3.0 camera. Up to 60FPS under 1280X960 full resolution!

Free World Wide Shipping for cameras and accessories orders above 299 $.
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Product Description

Astrophotography Performance

ASI120S is a super speed and sensitive USB3.0 camera. Up to 60FPS under 1280X960 full resolution! With a peak QE of 75%, beyond ICX618 and with no FPN(Fixed pattern Noise)! Long time exposure supported up to 1000s! Full compatible with USB 2.0 USB Host!

120 Gain RN DR FW vs gain

Absolute QE Curve


What’s in the box?


Mechanical Drawing



Camera technical details

Sensor: 1/3″ CMOS AR0130CS(Color) / MT9M034(mono)
Resolution: 1.2Mega Pixels 1280×960
Pixel Size: 3.75µm
Exposure Range: 64µs-1000s
ROI: Supported
Interface: USB3.0/USB2.0
Bit rate: 12bit output(12bit ADC)
Adaptor: 2″ / 1.25″ / M42X0.75
Protective window: IR-CUT filter
Dimension: φ62mm X 28mm
Weight: 100g
Working Temperature: -5°C—45°C
Storage Temperature: -20°C—60°C
Working Relative Humidity: 20%—80%
Storage Relative Humidity: 20%—95%

Supported resolution

Binning 1×1:
Binning 2×2:

*Tested under USB3.0 port without overclocking. There is an option to overclock 30% of the current fps

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


  • Fast Shipping(amount ≧ 299USD) for free
  • Fast Shipping(amount < 299USD) : $20.00
  • Free Shipping(amount < 299USD) (Air Mail, 3-4 weeks) (Free)


  1. 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 ≧ $299 or charge extra $20 for order < $299.
  2. Free 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.
  3. Customers from Brazil and Chile should leave a message to provide your CPF or CNPJ as your custom needs it.
  4. Customers from Russia need to provide the name of your company.

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  • 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: 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.

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

  1. :

    hello, what a bayer matrix has the two asi 120mc ?

    • Sam Wen


      it’s GRGB

  2. :

    Hi. I’m new to this so please forgive this question, but will I get worthwhile results with this camera given that I only have a 90mm aperture, 910 focal length, f10.1 telescope? Many thanks!

    • Sam Wen


      this camera suitable for all telescopes

  3. :

    Dose this camera require a separate power cable?

    • Sam Wen


      no, it only need one USB cable

  4. :

    Will this camera work with Mac OS X El Capitan?

    • Sam Wen


      intel host controller should have no problem now

  5. :

    Will this camera or the ASI224MC work with Windows 10 64 Bit operating system?

    • Sam Wen


      yes, of course

  6. :


    Does this camera operate in the infrared range also ie 700nm to 1mm? Also, is it the AIA camera standard?

  7. :

    What is the M4 thread depth on the ASI120S?

    • Sam Wen


      around 4mm

  8. :

  9. :

    Will this work on a usb-2 connector on a MAC OSX?
    Regards, Fred

    • Sam Wen


      yes, all our USB3.0 cameras works well through USB2.0 port

  10. :

    is this suitable for guiding?

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