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ASI120MM Mini camera integrates AR0130CS 1/3″ sensor (4.8 mm x 3.6 mm). It is ZWO new mini camera. This camera has 1280 x 960 pixels. The pixel size is 3.75 μm x 3.75 μm.  This camera provides 12bit ADC and its QE peak is almost 80%.

Astrophotography Performance

ASI120 mini camera offers you very good performance for planetary imaging and guiding. Low read noise, high dynamic range,  AR protective window and much more.

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High QE

Absolute QE Curve, we estimate the Peak Value is almost 80%.

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120Mini VS 120MM-S

Compared with ASI120MM-S camera, 120mini have smaller outlook, lighter weight, and it can reach focus at same position with eyepiece.

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USB2.0Port & ST4 Port

USB 2.0 Port: Mini camera has one USB2.0 type C port. Type C port is very popular in mobile phones, it will not care about positive side and negetive side of the adapter.

ST4 Port: Can connect mini camera direct connect to auto guide port of mount.

 

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 What is in the box?

ASI mini camera box includes all necessary cables, adapters, and manuals.

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Drivers and Softwares:

Our website has newest camera drivers and many DSO and Planetary capture softwares. Please make sure the newest driver and software has been installed before you start shooting:

https://astronomy-imaging-camera.com/software-drivers

 

  • Sensor: 1/3″ CMOS AR0130CS(Mono)
  • Resolution: 1.2Mega Pixels 1280×960
  • Pixel Size: 3.75µm
  • Exposure Range: 64µs-1000s
  • ROI: Supported
  • ST4 Guider Port: Yes
  • Focus Distance to Sensor: 8.5mm
  • Shutter Type: Rolling Shutter
  • Protect window: AR coated window
  • Operating System Compatibility: Mac, Windows, Linux
  • Interface: USB2.0
  • Bit rate: 12bit output(12bit ADC)
  • Adaptor:1.25″ / M28.5X0.6
  • Dimension: φ36mm X 61mm
  • Weight: 60g or 3.1 ounces (without lens)
  • Working Temperature: -5°C—45°C
  • Storage Temperature: -20°C—60°C
  • Working Relative Humidity: 20%—80%
  • Storage Relative Humidity: 20%—95%