ZWO ASI 224MC color planetary camera

ZWO ASI 224MC color planetary camera


Regular price $149.99 Sale

The 224MC 1.2mp is tried and true one of our most favorite CMOS cameras for planetary photography, with it's small sensor and high frame rate, it is a fantastic performer with just about any telescope.

It also serves as a great guide camera for deep sky imaging. A must have piece of equipment for any serious astrophotgrapher or the new astronomer that's just getting into photography with a telescope.


Camera technical details
Sensor: 1/3” color CMOS IMX224/IMX225
Resolution: 1.2Mega Pixels 1304X976
Pixel Size: 3.75µm
Sensor Size: 4.8mm*3.6mm
Diagonal: 6.09mm
Exposure Range: 32µs-1000s
ROI: Supported
Non-volatile memory/On camera storage: Build-in total 192K byte user-accessible space(image size up to 480X320)
Interface: USB3.0/USB2.0
Binning: 2×2 binning supported
Focus Distance to Sensor: 12.5mm
Shutter Type: Rolling Shutter
Protect window: AR coated window
Operating System Compatibility: Mac, Windows, Linux
Interface: USB3.0/USB2.0
Bit rate: 12bit output(12bit ADC)
Adaptor: 2″ / 1.25″ / M42X0.75
Dimensions: 62 mm Diameter
Working Temperature: -5°C—45°C
Storage Temperature: -20°C—60°C
Working Relative Humidity: 20%—80%
Storage Relative Humidity: 20%—95%

Supported resolution
10bit ADC / 12bit ADC
1304×976 150fps / 64fps
1280×960 152.4fps / 65fps
800×600 241.2fps / 102.9fps
640×480 299.4fps / 127.6fps
320×240 577.9fps / 256.4fps


Now only $149! An absolutely unbeatable price for a high speed high quality CMOS astronomy camera.