SVBONY Electronic Eyepiece Telescope Camera User Manual

SVBONY Electronic Eyepiece Telescope Camera User Manual

Thanks for purchasing your new 1.25″ electronic eyepiece SVBONY SV205 astronomy camera! This user manual guides you how to use the SV205 camera. Please take time to read this manual completely before using it. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us:Web: www.svbony.comEmail: [email protected]Facebook:

Package Include


  1. 8MP SV205 Astronomy Camera
  2. 1.2m USB 3.0 Cable
  3. 1.25″ Dust Cover
  4. Cleaning Cloth
  5. User manual


How to Use Astronomy Camera

  1. Download the astronomy software from sharp cap site:
  2. Install the astronomy software to your computer.
  3. Connect your SV205 camera to the computer, Windows system will remind the discovery of a new hardware. (Note: Do not use an extension cord or USB HUB that may affect the speed and stability of the image transmission. The USB3.0 SV205 camera could work with USB2.0 port. but the transport speed will be as slow as USB2.0)
  4. SV205 is standard UVC device, it works with Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10. Windows system will automatically install the driver.
  5. Check the SV205 in the computer device manager. Make sure everything connecting well.
  6. Run the astronomy (sharpcarp) capture software as administrator. enter sharpcarp software and single click the(camera) button, you will see (SVBONY SV205 Camera). Double click it, then you will see the image or some light on the screen, so the SV205 works.
  7. Connect the SV205 camera to your telescope, and you will see what the telescope seeing on your computer screen. Adjust the telescope focus wheel to get a most clear image.

Not connect the telescope

Connect the telescope

Manually adjust Gain, Contrast, Exposure Time, Frame Rate and Color Saturation on the right side table. To get the ideal image you want.

– Cameras ControlsManually adjust the parameters to satisfy your need. It’s better to use the automatic default mode.– Image ControlsManually adjust the parameters to satisfy your need. It’s better to use the automatic default mode.The Sharpcarp software will continue to update, please pay attention to download the latest version

General Clean

SBNY SV205 camera comes with an IR-Cut protection window, which could protect the sensor from dust and humidity. And the inside of the image sensor is dry and sealed. If you should clean the sensor, it is best to do it during the daytime. To see the dust, please connect the camera to your telescope. Point the telescope to a bright place, a Barlow lens is required to see the dusts clear. Then attach the camera and adjust the exposure to make sure not over exposed. You will see an image like below if it is dirty.

1) The small but dark black spot on the image (left) are the shadows of dust on the sensor.2) The big spot on the image (right) are the shadows of dust on the protection window. The Suggested way to clean them is try to blow them away with a manual air pump. To clean the dust on the sensor you will need to open the camera chamber.


Quality Assurance & Warranty

The warranty time is one year. Within warranty period, if the camera fails to function, we will provide you with free after-sales maintenance service. Besides the warranty days, We provide life-long maintenance services and charge only the parts that need repair or replacement. The buyer will pay for the postage of returning camera to factory to be repaired. Within the warranty period, if the following occurs, certain maintenance costs will be charged.

  1. The malfunction and damaged caused by incorrect use, the unauthorized repairs and alteration.
  2. The damage caused by fire, flood, earthquake, other natural disasters and secondary product damage.
  3. The product malfunction caused by the fall and transportation failures after purchase.
  4. The malfunction and damaged caused by the other barriers (man-made factors or external device).
  5. Purchase without the warranty card and purchase invoices.


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