SBIG Aluma AC4040-Class 2 Filter Wheel Package

Article number: AC4040-FW7-PACK (C2)
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SBIG Aluma AC4040

Our newest Scientific CMOS large format camera.  16.8 megapixel sensor with 9 micron pixels, Adaptive Optics capable, StarChaser SC-3 Guider compatible.

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, or Class 0 sensors via special order.

SBIG AFW Filter Wheels


SBIG AFW Filter Wheels are our latest ultra-thin filter wheels for large format cameras.  With a thickness of only 0.55" (14 mm), they add minimal back focus to your system.

AFW series wheels are compatible with all SBIG cameras using our "STX" style adapter plates.  This includes our popular Aluma AC Advanced CMOS models as well as our legacy STX and STXL models.

Compatible with All Large-Format SBIG Cameras

Two versions are available:

  • AFW-10-50SQ
    • 10 Filter Slots
    • 50 mm Square Filters
  • AFW-12-50R
    • 12 Filter Slots
    • 50 mm Round Filters

The AFW-10-50SQ is recommended for use with our SBIG Aluma AC4040 cameras, and legacy STX-16803, and STX-16801 cameras.

The AFW-12-50R is recommended for use with our SBIG Aluma AC2020 cameras, and legacy STXL series cameras.


50mm Square
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