As of August 2022, we no longer host drivers here. Drivers formerly hosted here have been moved to the ASCOM Ghost & Legacy Drivers repository on GitHub.

Camera & Video Drivers

FEATURED Sky simulator for ASCOM
DownloadSky simulator for ASCOM using online DSS images or an artificial sky. The camera simulator will show a "deep sky survey" or artificial image based on the mount and focuser position. The image will be blurred/defocused based on the focuser position. With this simulator you can test a focuser routine, centering using plate solving, do demonstrations, and test sequences. Mag 14 star database & 30000 object deepsky database are included. Courtesy of Han Kleijn author of HNSky planetarium program which has been Alpaca-capable since 2019.
ASCOM Video Collection by Video Standard Author (external link)
DownloadDrivers for video cameras as well as a C# client reference implementation for using video via ACSCOM and some anecdotal info on the 2 year development of this new ASCOM Standard and tools.
Diffraction Limited (external link)
DownloadASCOM Drivers for SBIG Aluma CCD cameras, SBIG Aluma AC-series SCMOS cameras, SBIG STC-series cameras using the DL Imaging Drivers.
Finger Lakes Instrumentation (external link)
DownloadDrivers for Finger Lakes cameras are available from the manufacturer.
IDS, AVT/Prosilica and Basler fast cameras (external link)
DownloadASCOM drivers for IDS, AVT/Prosilica and Basler fast cameras. You can find the compatibility matrix on Genika Astro web site (button on the right). They support Binning 1 and 2, AoI and gain setting in 8 bits mode. AVT requires UNI SDK 2.1; Basler the Pylon 3.2 and IDS the uEye SDK 4.2. All require the .NET SDK version.
OGMA Cameras (external link)
DownloadDrivers for the OGMA AP26CC and AP26MC cameras. Scroll down to see the ASCOM driver download link.
Panasonic Lumix (external link)
DownloadDrivers for the Panasonic Lumix cameras. The button leads to the GitHub site with documentation and a video tutorial. Scroll down to see the intaller link.
Orion StarShoot Family (external link)
DownloadDrivers for several models of Orion's astrophotography cameras are available from the manufacturer.
Quantum Scientific (external link)
DownloadDrivers for Quantum Scientific cameras are available from the manufacturer.
Sony Mirrorless Cameras (external link)
DownloadDriver for many Sony Cameras by Doug Henderson. This driver has been verified working with over 30 models of Sony cameras (as of Sept 2023). Images are returned as raw byte arrays, but you can also save the native ARW file if your workflow doesn't need FITS.
Starlight XPress (external link)
DownloadDrivers for Starlight XPress cameras are availble from Bret McKee. Communicate with the author on this GitHub page via its Issues page