QHYCCD 8PRO One Shot Color CCD Camera - QHY8PRO

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  • The QHY8PRO One Shot Color CCD Camera is optimally suited for deep space and HyperStar imaging
  • Nearly identical to the QHY8L except for its progressive scan readout provided by a Sony ICX453AQ Super HAD CCD
  • The solid-state Sony ICX453AQ imaging sensor features 6.15 effective megapixels in a 3010 x 2030 array
  • Cools down to -45ºC below ambient, enabling clean image results even with extended exposures of 30 minutes to an hour
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  • Description

    QHY8PRO One Shot Color Camera 


    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 7.8 µm 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 -45ºC 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.




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    What's Included

    • QHYCCD 8Pro One Shot Color Camera
    • 9-Pin Cable
    • USB Cable
    • DC Adapter
    • Regulated TEC Controller
    • USB and 9-Pin Cable Clip
    • Silicon Gel Tube
    • Adjustment Ring

  • Dimensions & Specifications

    • Imaging Camera Series: QHY Cooled Color
    • Sensor Model: Sony ICX453AQ color CCD
    • Optical Format: APS-C
    • Chip Size: 25.10mm x 17.64mm
    • Pixel Array: 3010 x 2030
    • Pixel Size: 7.8 µm x 7.8 µm
    • Color Method: RGB BAYER film on CCD
    • QE: 60% at Green; 50% at Blue and Hα
    • Microlensing: Yes
    • ABG: -110dB
    • Effective Sensor Area: 28.4mm diagonal
    • Cooling: Two Stage TEC; built-in fan & temperature sensor
    • Max Cooling: -45ºC below ambient
    • CCD Architecture: Interline
    • ADC: 16-Bit
    • Scanning Method: Progressive Scan
    • Readout Noise: 6-10e @ 600 Kpixel/s
    • Binning: 1x1; 2x2; 4x4
    • Interface: USB 2.0
    • Guide Port: ST4 (RJ11 6-pin)
    • Power Supply: DC Adapter
    • Length: 5.07"
    • Diameter: 2.48"
    • Weight: 14.1 oz.

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