Orion StarShoot AutoGuider Pro Mono Astrophotography Camera
Item #52031
3.2 / 5.0
$399.99 $279.99
With its high 74% quantum efficiency, the StarShoot AutoGuider Pro will "guide" you to capturing better pictures. This multipurpose monochrome device is primarily designed for autoguiding, but also performs as a high-quality astrophotography camera.
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    • Highly sensitive monochrome imaging device ideal for autoguiding and imaging
    • Exceptional 74% quantum efficiency ensures accurate guiding for sharp, pinpoint images
    • Very fast frame rate of up to 200 fps can catch every moment of clear seeing
    • Includes exclusive Orion AstroCap software and ASCOM driver
    • Slim, lightweight design works well with off-axis guiders and features built-in ST-4 port for easy mount connection

    Step up to the next level of guiding accuracy and multi-purpose imaging versatility with the Orion StarShoot AutoGuider Pro Mono Astrophotography Camera. This highly sensitive monochrome imaging device is primarily designed for precise autoguiding, but it also performs as a high-quality astrophotography camera.

    Boasting an astounding 74% quantum efficiency, the StarShoot AutoGuider Pro will literally "guide" you to capturing better, cleaner, more precise astrophotos thanks to its sensitivity when used as an autoguider, and it features a built-in ST-4 port. The camera's slim, lightweight design allows for improved back-focus range and better compatibility with guiding and imaging accessories such as off-axis guiders.

    The StarShoot AutoGuider Pro Mono Astrophotography Camera's high quantum efficiency will help guide you to better astrophotos.

    The StarShoot AutoGuider Pro Mono Astrophotography Camera's high quantum efficiency will help guide you to better astrophotos.

    Its 1/3" CMOS sensor resolution of 1280x960 (1.2MP) not only helps achieve delightfully accurate autoguiding, it also makes the StarShoot AutoGuider Pro an ideal solar system imaging camera capable of capturing sharp monochrome exposures of the Moon and planets. The camera's exceptionally fast frame rate of up to 200 frames per second (FPS) ensures you'll catch even the most fleeting moments of clear seeing for great results.

    The StarShoot AutoGuider Pro Mono Astrophotography Camera's high quantum efficiency will help guide you to better astrophotos.

    M13 region showing star magnitudes - Unprocessed, 5 second exposure using the Orion Deluxe Mini 50mm Guide Scope and the Orion StarShoot Autoguider Pro Mono Astrophotography Camera.

    This versatile camera can even be used for imaging deep space objects such as galaxies and nebulas thanks to its long 10-minute maximum exposure time, and it can capture quick exposures as short as 20ms. Since the StarShoot AutoGuider Pro Mono Astrophotography Camera features a monochrome imaging chip, you can control and experiment with different balances of LRGB and narrowband filters to accentuate details.

    The included Orion AstroCap software is packed with capture features such as focus aids, histogram, exposure and gain settings, auto dark frame removal, and more. Compatible with Windows 8, 10 and 11 (32 bit & 64 bit). Includes ASCOM driver.

    How To Install the Orion StarShoot AutoGuider Pro Mono Windows 10 Drivers

    This multipurpose performer comes with a host of useful items including a 1.25" nosepiece threaded for use with like-sized filters, a parfocal ring to aid in matching eyepiece focus to camera focus, USB cable, secure RJ-11 autoguider cable, and a nice foam-lined tin case for safe storage and transport.

    Warranty

    Limited Warranty against defects in materials or workmanship for one year from date of purchase. This warranty is for the benefit of the original retail purchaser only. For complete warranty details contact us at 800-447-1001.

    Product Support

    Visit our product support section for instruction manuals and more

  • Specs
    • Best for imaging:
      Solar, lunar, planetary & Messier objects
    • Imaging sensor:
      Aptina Mono CMOS MT9M034
    • Imaging sensor size:
      1/3"
    • Pixel array:
      1280 x 960 (1,228,800 total)
    • Pixel size:
      3.75 x 3.75
    • Imaging chip:
      Monochrome
    • Video frame rate:
      Up to 200 fps
    • Autoguider capability:
      Yes
    • Exposure range:
      0.00002s to 600s
    • A/D conversion:
      8 bit
    • Thermoelectric cooling:
      No
    • IR filter:
      No
    • Mounting:
      1.25" nozzle
    • USB connection:
      High-speed 2.0
    • Software compatibility:
      Windows 7/8/10
    • Binning:
      1x1, 2x2
    • Weight (oz.):
      2
    • Other features:
      2nds are covered by Orion's Satisfaction Guarantee
    • Warranty:
      One year
  • In The Box

    Orion StarShoot AutoGuider Pro Mono Astrophotography Camera
    1.25" Nosepiece threaded for filters
    Parfocal ring
    USB cable
    RJ-11 autoguider cable
    Orion AstroCap software download insert card

  • Important Shipping Information

    Orders received by 1pm Eastern Standard Time for in-stock items ship the same business day. Order received after noon will ship the next business day. When an item is not in-stock we will ship it as soon as it becomes available. Typically in-stock items will ship first and backordered items will follow as soon as they are available. You have the option in check out to request that your order ship complete, if you'd prefer.

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