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QHY QHY8Pro One Shot Color CCD Camera - QHY8PRO

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SKU: QHY-QHY8PRO
 

QHY8Pro One Shot Color Camera
For Deep Space and HyperStar Imaging

  • Sony ICX453AQ Color CCD Sensor
  • Progressive Scan readout
  • 3110 x 2030 pixels
  • 7.8um pixels
  • Two Stage TEC Cooling to -45C below ambient
  • QE is 60% at Green & 50% at Blue and Ha

The QHY8Pro is very similar to the QHY8L but uses a Sony ICX453AQ Super HAD CCD sensor that reads out the image via progressive scan as opposed to the interlaced readout of the QHY8L sensor. The ICX453AQ is a solid-state imaging sensor with 6.15 (effective) megapixels in a 28.40mm diagonal array of 7.8um square pixels. High sensitivity and low dark current are achieved through the adoption of R, G, and B primary color mosaic filters and HAS, or Hole Accumulation Diode, sensors.

Because this APS-C one shot color camera is capable of cooling to -45C below ambient, you can achieve a clean image even when you take longer exposures of 30 minutes to one hour. The small diameter and lightweight design make this camera perfect for HyperStar imaging.

QHY8Pro Specifications

  • Optical Format: APS-C
  • Chip Size: 25.10 mm x 17.64 mm
  • Effective Pixels: 3010 x 2030
  • Pixel Size: 7.8um
  • Color Method: RGB BAYER film on CCD
  • QE: 60% at Green, 50% at Blue and Ha
  • Microlensing: Yes
  • ABG: -110dB
  • Effective Sensor Area: 28.4 diagonal
  • Cooling: Two Stage TEC, built-in fan & temperature sensor
  • Max Cooling: -45C below ambient
  • ADC Resolution: 16 bit
  • Readout Noise: 6-10e @ 600 Kpixel/s
  • Binning: 1x1, 2x2, 4x4
  • USB: 2.0
  • Guide Port: ST4 (RJ11 6-pin)
  • Power Supply: DC Adapter
  • Weight: 14.1 ounces
  • Length: 5.07 inches
  • Diameter: 2.48 inches