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QHY183M Monochrome Astronomy Camera with Cooling and Back Illuminated Sensor - QHY183M

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SKU: QHY-QHY183M
$999.00 $899.10
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QHY183M - Monochrome CMOS Astronomy Camera
20 MP, Back-Illuminated, 128MB DDR Memory, Two Stage Cooling

  • The QHY183M includes the 20 megapixel Sony IMX183 monochrome CMOS Exmor R sensor.
  • The Exmor R is a back-illuminated sensor that retains the advantages of CMOS high-speed operation but uses back-illumination technology for super low readout noise and high quantum efficiency.
  • The QHY193M offers a QE of 84% and readout noise as low as 1 electron!
  • The 1" sensor has an image array of 5544 x 3694 active pixels that are 2.4um in size for high resolution results even with smaller telescopes.
  • A two-stage TEC regulated cooling system cools the sensor to -40C to -45C below ambient temperature.
  • Other features include a 128MB DDR Memory Buffer for stable and reliable data transfer, a heated optical window and desiccant plug socket to help control dew and moisture, and the use of Anti-Amp Glow technology to keep CMOS amplifier glow to a minimum.

QHY183M Camera Specifications

  • CMOS Sensor: Sony IMX183 Back Illuminated Sensor
  • Color or Monochrome: Monochrome
  • Effective Pixels: 5544 x 3694
  • Pixel Size: 2.4um x 2.4um
  • Effective Area: 13.3mm x 8.9mm
  • Shutter: Electric Rolling Shutter
  • Full Well Capacity: 15,000 - 16000e
  • Readout Noise: 1e@high gain, 2.7e@low gain
  • Dark Current: 0.0024e-/p/s@-15C
  • Frame Rate:
  • 15 FPS @ 20 MP (full resolution)
  • 25 FPS @ 4K HD Video
  • 25 FPS @ 12 MP
  • ROI Support: Yes. Any Area ROI
  • Exposure Time: 50us-3600sec
  • AD Sample Depth: 10bit/12bit (8bit/16bit output, MSB Alignment)
  • On Camera Image Buffer: Yes, 128MB DDRII Buffer
  • Cooling: 2-stage TEC, Typical -40 below Ambient, Temperature Regulated
  • Power: USB Powered for camera and +12V powered for TEC
  • Anti Dew Control: Air Connector for removable silicon gel tube. Heat board for optic window of sealed CCD chamber
  • Computer Interface: USB3.0 Super Speed
  • Telescope Interface: M42/0.75 & 2inch adapter. Optional C-mount adapter
  • Color Wheel Port: 4PIN QHYCFW2 socket
  • Guide Port: 6PIN RJ11 Guide Port
  • Optic Window: AR+AR
  • Weight: 450g/15.87 ounces
  • Electric Interface: 12V input with lock, USB3.0 socket, 4PIN QHYCFW, 6PIN RJ11

For a Limited Time: . You will get a coupon with your QHY183M for an offer to buy either the QHY183C or the new QHYCFW3S at 50% off the regular price directly from the manufacturer. Since dealers cannot fulfill this offer for you, any questions should be directed to QHY.