The ASI 2600 MM Pro Monochrome Cooled USB Camera with an APS-C type sensor is an ideal camera for high quality astrophotography, you can’t go wrong with the ASI2600MC Pro. It will provide low read noise and a high dynamic range.
The ASI2600MM Pro uses Sony’s latest back-illuminated IMX571 APS-C format sensor with a native 16-bit Analogue to Digital Converter (ADC). It has an impressive range of features that make it a popular choice for professional astrophotographers.
As a flag ship camera the 2600 offers Amazing Craftsmanship, a lightweight body and solid image quality.
Some of the features include:
A monochrome astrophotography camera can collect more signal (light) than a color camera can. (3 times as much, to be exact).
All the Light wells on a camera chip are monochrome. They can’t themselves differentiate between red, green or blue photons.
The Bayer filter array found in a color camera reduces the amount of overall light recorded on your image.
|Sensor:||SONY IMX571 CMOS|
|Resolution:||26 Mega Pixel 6248*4176|
|Non-volatile memory/On camera storage:||Build-in total 192K byte user-accessible space(image size up to 480X320)|
|Protect window:||D60-2 AR|
|Back Focus Distance:||17.5mm|
|Cooling:||Regulated Two-Stage TEC|
|Delta T:||35°C below ambient|
|Camera Power consumption:||1.15A at 5V|
|Cooler Power consumption:||12V at 3A Max|
|Working Relative Humidity:||0%—80%|
|Storage Relative Humidity:||n/a|
|Max FPS at full resolution: 16 Bit ADC||6248×4176 3.51fps