ZWO ASI 462MC - Colour
ZWO ASI 462MC - Colour
ZWO ASI 462MC - Colour
ZWO ASI 462MC - Colour
ZWO ASI 462MC - Colour
ZWO ASI 462MC - Colour

ZWO ASI 462MC - Colour


Regular price€389,95
(Including VAT)
ZWO ASI462MC USB 3.0 Color Astro Camera with 2.1MP CMOS Sensor.

The ASI462MC is the latest color planetary camera from ZWO, which uses the 12-bit ADC sensor Sony IMX462 in 1/2.8" format. The pixel size of 2.9 um allows a depth of 11.2 ke- with a total of 2.1 MPixels.

The camera is particularly powerful in infrared which when used with an IR Pass filter offers superior image quality and reduces the effects of seeing conditions. With its high sensitivity, extremely low readout noise and high frame rate, this camera will provide great performance for planetary, lunar and solar photography.

Some of its unique features include:
  • Excellent for planetary photography - The extremely high frame rates make it an excellent camera for 'Lucky Imaging' planetary photography.
  • Especially sensitive in IR range
  • Its high frame rate make it ideal for Solar imaging (with suitable filters).
  • Deep-sky photography (although the camera is uncooled, the CMOS sensor offers good noise performance making it possible for use with many deep sky objects)
  • Can be used for Autoguiding
Camera Specs:
  • Sensor: Sony CMOS IMX462
  • Resolution: 2.1 megapixels, 1936x1096
  • Pixel size: 2.9 µm
  • Sensor size: 5.6 mm x 3.2 mm
  • Sensor diagonal: 6.46 mm
  • Exposure time: from 32 µs - 2000 s
  • ROI: Supported
  • ST4-Guider port: Yes
  • Readout noise: 0.47-2.65e
  • Max. frames per second (at full resolution): 136 fps
  • Distance from T2 thread to sensor: 12.5 mm
  • Shutter type: Rolling shutter
  • System requirements: Mac, Windows, Linux
  • Connection: USB3.0/USB2.0
  • Full well: 11.2 ke-
  • Bit resolution: 12 bit output (12 bit ADC)
  • Telescope connection: 2″ / 1.25″ / M42X0.75
  • Dimensions: ⌀ 62 mm x 36 mm
  • Weight: 120 g (without lens)
  • Working temperature: -5 °C to +45 °C
  • System requirements: USB 3.0 should be supported by the operating system - from Windows 8, Mac OS X 10.8, Linux Kernel 2.6.31
Whats included:
  1. Astro Camera
  2. Adapter T2 (M42x0.75) to 1.25"
  3. Adapter T2 to C-mount (mounted)
  4. Rich-field lens (mounted)
  5. USB 3.0 cable, 2 m
  6. ST4 cable
  7. Quick startup guide (English)


Please Note: Items in stock and ready for dispatch immediately are usually delivered within 24 - 72hrs. We always try to offer the quickest possible delivery so items may be sent directly from either our Dublin or our Munich location, depending on stock availability. If an item is a 'Special Order Item' it will require additional lead time before being dispatched eg. 5 - 10 Working days - This will be highlighted on the product page before purchase.

All orders are shipped using our reputable courier partners to ensure your items arrive safely and promptly. While we do offer International Delivery, we are unable to ship large Telescopes and Mounts outside of Ireland.



Est. Delivery Time after Dispatch:
24 - 72 hrs

Standard Tracked Delivery:
Ireland Nationwide: from €9.95

Note: Larger telescopes which contain multiple boxes include an additional surcharge. Shipping is calculated automatically at the checkout.





Est. Delivery Time after Dispatch:
24 - 72 hrs

Standard Tracked Delivery:
Norther Ireland: from €19.50+

Additional Info:

Standard Express Shipping rate applies up to a max order weight of 30kg Nationwide. - Large heavy items from 30kg+ include an additional surcharge, depending on the overall weight.

Unfortunately due to Brexit we are currently unable to ship to Mainland UK at this time. 


Est. Delivery Time after Dispatch:
24 - 72 hrs

Standard Tracked Delivery:
European Union: from €18.95+

Shipping available for items up to a max order total weight or volumetric weight of 27kg.

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Germany, France, Belgium, Poland, Luxumbourg, Netherlands, Sweden, Denmark, Portugal, Spain, Austria, Italy, Poland, Czech Republic, Croatia, Malta, Greece


Est. Delivery Time after Dispatch:
48 - 72 hrs

Standard Tracked Delivery:
US & Canada: from €28.50+

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