The new ZWO ASI715MC is an uncooled color planetary and guiding camera that utilizes the Sony IMX715 sensor. It offers a low readout noise, high QE of 80% and a small pixel size of 1.45um.
The sensitive 8.46 megapixel Sony IMX715 offers a 1/2.8” (5.6×3.2mm) sized sensor with a full well capacity of 6.03Ke, 12-bit ADC and a resolution of 3864×2192. The small pixel size of 1.45um makes the ASI715MC ideal for planetary photography.
The ASI715MC comes with a USB 3.0 port for efficient transmission of data. The 5 GB bandwidth allows the ZWO ASI715MC to run at 45.1FPS, accurately transferring each frame. The built-in 256MB DDR cache ensures the captured images are perfectly maintained. It also includes a ST4 port, offering the flexibility as a guide camera.
The ZWO ASI715MC specifications include:
– Pixel Size in Microns: 1.45
– Camera Sensor: Sony IMX715
– Sensor Size: 1/2.8″
– Effective Pixel Array: 3864×2192
– Sensor Dimensions (mm x mm): 5.6 x 3.2
– Sensor Diagonal (mm): 6.45
– Peak Quantum Efficiency (QE): 80%
– Native Bit Depth: 12
– Max FPS or Full Frame Rate: 45.1
– Full Well: 6.0Ke
– Readout Noise: 0.72e
You can learn more about the ZWO ASI715MC here.
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