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  • 10 megapixel APS-C size CCD
  • One-Shot Color
  • Sony ICX493AQA CCD
  • Two Stage Cooling System
  • USB 2.0 High Speed interface
  • Guide port
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  • Description

    QHY10 - Is a 10 Megapixel APS Sized One-Shot-Color Imager.


    QHY10 is a 10 Megapixels APS-C size compact, light weight one shot color CCD camera. With Sony  ICX493AQA Super HAD technology and its two stage cooling system with the active cooling fan keeps the dark noise of the QHY10 extremely low. The 6.05um*6.05um pixel size is ideal for very high resolution deep sky imaging. The 400g weight and 63mm diameter make QHY10 very suitable for Hyper Star Imaging. The QHY10 is based on QHYCCD's high speed and low readout CCD technology. It will produce high SNR imaging for deep sky imaging. QHY CCD astronomical camera.



    • Sony Super HAD CCD sensor ICX493AQA
    • Total pixel : 3964 x 2712
    • Active pixels: 3900 x 2616
    • Pixel Size: 6.05um x 6.05um square
    • Effective sensor area: 28.4 mm diagonal
    • Color method: RGB BAYER film on CCD
    • Peak QE 60% at geen.50% at red and blue
    • Readout noise: 8-10 e- @600 Kpixel/s
    • System Gain: 0.7e-/ADU
    • Fullwell:45ke-
    • Support Binning: 1*1,2*2,4*4
    • Download speed: 18sec/4sec for full image
    • Preview speed: 1sec for 4*4binning image
    • One 2*2binning ROI mode to increase the focus speed
    • Microlensing on chip
    • ABG: -100dB
    • 16bit ADC with CDS and Preamp
    • USB2.0 High Speed interface
    • Two Stage TEC, Low power consumption
    • Built in Active Fan
    • Two stage Cooling TEC, Maximum 45C below ambient with temperature regulation
    • Low Power consumption: 13Watt at 50% TEC power
    • Built in temperature sensor
    • Weight: 400g
    • Camera size   Diameter=63mm Length=129mm suitable for primary focus imaging and Hyperstar
    • DC201 DC adapter & regulated TEC controller
    • USB2.0 High Speed interface
    • Guide port - built in Optic isolated guide port RJ11 6pin (ST4 type)
    • Fully sealed
    • Desiccant Silicon tube

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    Manufacturer Warranty

    QHYCCD Camera Warranty Period
    QHYCCD provides a Two Year warranty period Except for the following items:

  • CCD/CMOS Sensor
  • TEC module
  • Cables

    CCD/CMOS Sensors: Kodak's Sensor is under Kodak's warranty period of one year from the time KODAK ships to QHYCCD. Sony's Sensors have a two year warranty from the date of original sale to end user.

    TEC modules: Have a One year warranty.

    Cables: Have a one year warranty.

    Repair Warranty Conditions:

    The camera is warranted to be free of defects and will be repaired at no cost for the warranty period with normal use. Any damages due to improper use or incident are not under warranty. End user is responsible for shipping costs to the manufacture.

    The following conditions are not covered under warranty

  • CCD Chips will develop bad columns from time to time. If a defect column should appear after initial use, once the camera is put into operation, it is not considered a defect given that normal image calibration removes bad columns. If the CCD sensor exceeds the warranty period, QHYCCD will replace the CCD sensor at the end user expense
  • CCD sensor damaged by static discharge due to improper grounding of AC power supplies.
  • Scratch on CCD sensor
  • Water damage from exposure to water leaks
  • Low CTE columns (if there are two low CTE columns nearby and it cannot be fixed by normal calibration tools, QHYCCD, will replace it)

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    At our site, returns are easy! You may return new, unused, and resalable items for a refund or exchange. Simply ensure that the item is returned in its original product packaging within 30 days of delivery.

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