The Aluma AC4040 is a large format Scientific CMOS camera, featuring a 16.8 megapixel sensor with 9 micron pixels. The camera is compatible with the StarChaser SC-3 Guider and optional AO-X Adaptive Optics accessories.
The Aluma AC4040 is available in Front Illuminated (FSI) and ultra-sensitive Back-Illuminated (BSI) versions. BSI versions are offered with VIS-NIR and UV-VIS optical coating options.
FSI cameras are currently available with Class 1 or Class 2 sensors. Class 2 sensors have been individually selected to meet SBIG’s requirements for long exposure operation. BSI models are offered with Class 1 sensors.