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SV305 Astronomy Camera for Planetary Photography, 1.25 inch Planetary Camera

SKU: F9198A
-20% US$ 114.39
List Price: US$ 142.99
  • BSI CMOS sensor; SV305 telescope camera uses an extremely sensitive back-illuminated CMOS sensor; IMX290 sensor has very high QE and very low (0.7e-) read noise; which improved sensitivity in the visible-light and near infrared light regions for industrial applications
  • 128MB DDR buffer; the benefit of the image buffer is that the memory will cache the image and transfer it to the computer when the USB interface is not busy or being interrupted; and the frame will not be lost or corrupted
  • Any area ROI support; the SV305 astronomy camera has ROI function; a smaller region of interest (ROI) is read out from the sensor; leaving the image scale of the object being imaged unchanged; allow arbitrary resolutions to be set
  • SV305 planetary camera compatible with Windows system; Linux system; Mac OS system; and Raspberry Pi system; Windows driver 1.3.7 version; support ASCOM driver; PHD2 guiding software; not support Phone system
  • Long exposure can reach 30 minutes; high-speed; medium-speed; low-speed three output frame speeds are optional; matching different computer hardware to achieve a more suitable reception speed of the hardware; meet the basic needs of astronomy enthusiasts for planetary photography

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Planétaire et guidage

Cette caméra est pas cher du tout et pourtant elle permet de faire du guidage de manière très efficace et du planétaire. Pour le planétaire, je place un Barlow x5 svbony sur mon dobson 1200mm et c'est parfait 🙂

Great camera!

I am using the standard SV305 as a guide camera on my astroberry set up and it works very well with minimal set up. I have itmounted in a generic 50mm guide scope. I'm very impressed with the all metal construction and the IMX290 sensor. Although I bought this for guiding, I am looking forward to trying it on the planets and some brighter deep space objects.

Excellent Camera

Yet again Svbony hit it out of the park with this camera. Well made, exceptional value and very capable for both planetary and the brighter deep sky targets. Perfect 👌

The Best Value For Money Astronomy Camera On The Market

I bought this camera as I had seen planetary images that had been taken with it. I am still completely amazed at the Quality V Price tag. This camera in my opinion is better value than another well know brand that uses the same Sony IMX290 sensor, it has a 128mb DDR buffer which is brilliant, and comes with all the spacers that you may need. Its a shame that I cannot upload any images that I have taken as they would confirm that this camera is well worth the money. Check out my Instagram: pauls-photo-booth to see some images.

SV305 on INDI-Server by ekos for guiding

Hello, I am about to buy a SV-305 (or SV-305Pro) camera. But I would like to know if it will work well as an astroberry like a guide camera (Kstars-Ekos-INDI Server) before purchasing it. What would be the magnitude it would capture, for guide, with a guide tube 50mm aperture and a 190mm focal length? The only difference between the sv-305 and its sister Pro, is the ST4 port? Thanks in advance for your answer. Pep

SV305 Review

This is my first astronomy camera, on my first ever telescope (5.1" reflector, Celestron 130 EQ). I have never owned a camera, such as DSLR, and had no knowledge about gain/exposure etc. But with a short learning curve I was able to capture cloud bands on Jupiter including the red dot, the Cassini division of Saturn rings, and the polar ice cap on Mars. For the price tag this camera has more than exceeded expectations and would highly recommend for astrophotography. I am still learning different settings and hopefully will be able to tag pictures with this review. Also their customer service is top notch. Any issues if you have they will resolve it for you.
Model SV305
Sensor 1/2.8" CMOS SONY IMX290
Pixel Size 2.9X2.9μm
Resolution 2 Mega Pixels 1920X1080
Shutter Electronic Shutter
Max FPS 130fps(320*240)
Video encoding format RAW
ADC 12 bit
ROI support Any area ROI
On camera image buffer 128M DDR buffer
Optic window IR650 glass
Interface USB 2.0
Material Aluminum alloy
Supported OS Windows, Linux, Raspberry Pi & Mac OS 
Power Consumption 200mA@5V
Working Temperature -0°C~45°C
Storage Temperature -10°C~60°C
Working Relative Humidity 20%~80%
Storage Relative Humidity 20%~95%

Svbony SV305 works with Windows, Linux, Mac OS and Raspberry Pi system.  

>Windows system with Sharpcap software  (version 3.2.6433 and latest version)

>Raspberry Pi & Linux system with AstroDMx capture for Linux (Version 0.78.3 and Latest Version)

>PHD2 Software for Guiding (Version v2.6.9dev1 and Latest Version)

Mac OS with AstroDMx capture for Linux  (version 0.84.7 ), macOS 10.11 and above.



Back-illuminated (BSI) CMOS Sensor

The SV305 uses an extremely sensitive CMOS sensor, the Sony IMX290.  This sensor has very high QE, and very low (0.7e-) read noise, which improved sensitivity in the visible-light and near infrared light regions for industrial applications. 

128MB DDR Buffer

The SV305 has a built-in 128MB DDRII image buffer. The benefit of the image buffer is that the memory will cache the image and transfer it to the computer when the USB interface is not busy or being interrupted, and the frame will not be lost or corrupted. This buffer also allows a slower computer with USB 2.0 socket to capture every frame without loss even if the USB socket is occasionally busy with other peripherals. This buffer also makes it possible to run multiple cameras using one computer without USB transfer problems.

Any Area ROI Support

The SV305 has ROI function. A smaller region of interest (ROI) is read out from the sensor, leaving the image scale of the object being imaged, unchanged. Allow arbitrary resolutions to be set.

ADC 12bit

The SV305 camera offers 8 bit RAW output or 12 bit.

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