Welcome to the AzCam documentation site. This site is for version 6.0 and higher.
AzCam is a software image data acquisition system developed at the University of Arizona Imaging Technology Laboratory (ITL).
It is currently used for Astronomical Research Cameras, Inc. Gen3, Gen2, and Gen1 CCD controllers, the Magellan Guider controllers, and the Archon controllers from STA.
Click the links at left to browse through the documents.
See AzCamTool for a description of the standard GUI used by most telescope observers.
See AzCamServer and AzCamConsole for detailed (and advanced) information about how AzCam functions, especially for command-line usage and programming.
See Scripts for details of python scripts often used at Steward Observatory telescopes.
Installation to learn how to set up a new AzCam site.
See Internals for details on the internal workings of AzCam.
See Files for AzCam and Python installers and support files