QHYCCD Mini Guidescope Only for QHY5 Series Cameras - MINIGUIDESCOPE
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.
- 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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