QHYCCD 5P-IIC Color CMOS Planetary Camera & Autoguider - QHY5P-IIC

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  • The QHY5P-II Color CMOS Planetary Camera & Autoguider is best suited for personal solar imaging, particularly the Coronado PST
  • Features small 2.2 µm square pixels to enable high resolution image results even without a Barlow lens
  • A versatile instrument in a compact yet powerful package, the QHY5P-IIC also makes an optimal lightweight autoguider
  • Equipped with Native WDM as well as Broadcast WDM drivers, the QHY5P-IIC is capable of high performance video capture, or for live video broadcasting to display your astro-images in real time to friends and family
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  • Description

    QHY5-II Series Cameras

     

    QHYCCD followed up the success of the QHY5 Guiding Camera by introducing its newest series of Planetary & Guiding Cameras, the QHY5-II. These cameras advance the data transfer speed all the way to the maximum USB 2.0 data rate of 39 MB per second, 30 FPS @ 1280x1024, or 1280x960 on current computer systems, and hundreds of frames per second in particular ROI modes.

    QHY5-II cameras fit in a common 1.25" eyepiece adapter and feature an adjustable location ring for confocal imaging with an eyepiece. Optimal for use as a lightweight autoguider. The QHY5-II comes in a compact yet robust package. It has an improved thermal design that enables the heat produced by the CMOS sensor to be moved externally to the telescope's eyepiece tube.

    This QHY5P-II camera is equipped with both Native WDM and Broadcast WDM drivers. This means you can also utilize this camera as a superior, high-performance webcam for capturing video or presenting a live video broadcast to show off your astronomy images to your friends in real time!

     

    QHY5P-II Color CMOS Camera & Autoguider

     

    The QHY5P-II features 5.0 megapixels. Pixel size is 2.2 microns square with the image sensor size at 1/2". This camera is best equipped for personal solar imaging. Its 1.25" diameter enables it to be used in the eyepiece tube of a PST while fixing the confocality problem typically encountered with them. The small pixel size allows for high-resolution images even when not using a Barlow lens. Also available in monochrome.

     

    Main image depicts the QHY5P-II Monochrome CMOS Planetary Camera & Autoguider model. This product is for the color version.

    

     

    Supplier SKU

    QHY5P-IIC

    What's Included

    • QHY5P-II Color Planetary & Guide Camera
    • 1.25" Camera Extender
    • USB Cable
    • ST4 Guide Cable
    • CS Lens Spacers
    • Parfocal Ring
    • Storage Box

  • Dimensions & Specifications

    • Imaging Camera Series: QHY Color
    • Sensor Model: Aptina 1/2" MT9P006 CMOS
    • Sensor Dimensions: 5.70mm x 4.28mm
    • Pixel Array: 2592 x 1944
    • Pixel Size: 2.2 µm x 2.2 µm
    • Cooling: Natural Convection
    • ADC: 12-Bit or 8-Bit
    • Shutter Type: Electronic Rolling
    • Max Frame Rate: 7 FPS progressive scan
    • Dynamic Range: >67.74 dB
    • Binning Modes: 1x1; 2x2
    • Minimum Exposure Time: 20 µs
    • Maximum Exposure: 1 min
    • Peak QE: 62% (red)
    • Computer Interface: USB 2.0
    • Guide Port: ST4
    • Weight: 2.1 oz.


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