QHYCCD 5-II Monochrome CMOS Planetary Camera & Autoguider - QHY5-II

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  • This 1.25" format QHY5-II Monochrome CMOS Camera is a useful instrument for not only lunar and planetary imaging, but for autoguiding and real time video capture as well
  • Contains a 1/2" Aptina MT9M001 CMOS monochrome sensor with 1.3 megapixels and 5.2 µm x 5.2 µm sized pixels achieves the low noise of a CMOS sensor with the image quality of a CCD sensor
  • With enhanced data transfer speed compared to the previous QHY5 model, the QHY5-II is able to operate at 30 FPS at full resolution
  • Includes Native WDM and Broadcast WDM drivers to enable superb webcam performance or live real time video broadcasting
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    QHY5-II Monochrome Planetary Camera & Autoguider


    This lightweight yet powerful CMOS camera comes with the 1.3 megapixel monochrome Aptina MT9M001 sensor. The MT9M001 features ON Semiconductor’s breakthrough low-noise CMOS imaging technology that achieves CCD image quality, based on signal-to-noise ratio and low-light sensitivity, while maintaining the inherent size, cost, and integration advantages of CMOS.

    The QHY5-II has a 1.25” eyepiece shape design, which is perfect when you want a lightweight guider! Both Native WDM drivers and Broadcast WDM drivers are supplied with the QHY5-II. This means you can use it as a ultra high performance webcam or for video live broadcasts. You can show your friends what’s happening in the sky in real time with this camera.

    QHY5-II series cameras have an improved USB transfer speed over their original QHY5 models. The QHY5-II is capable of 30 FPS (frames per second) at full resolution (1280x1024), 106 FPS at 640x480, or 320 FPS at 320x240 resolution.





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    What's Included

    • QHY5-II Monochrome CMOS Planetary & Guide Camera
    • 1.25" Camera Extender
    • USB Cable
    • ST4 Guide Cable
    • Parfocal Ring
    • Storage Box

  • Dimensions & Specifications

    • Imaging Camera Series: QHY Mono
    • Sensor Model: 1/2" Aptina MT9M001 CMOS
    • Imager Dimensions: 6.66mm x 5.32mm
    • Pixel Array: 1280 x 1024
    • Pixel Size: 5.2 µm square
    • Shutter Type: Electronic Rolling
    • Max Frame Rate: 30 FPS @ full resolution
    • Readout Type: Progressive Scan
    • ADC: 10-Bit on-chip
    • Response: 2.1V/lux-sec
    • Dynamic Range: 68.2 dB
    • Binning Modes: 1x1; 2x2
    • Minimum Exposure: 20 µs
    • Maximum Exposure: 10 min
    • QE: 56% peak
    • Computer Interface: USB 2.0 high speed
    • Guide Port: ST4
    • Software Support: EzyPlanetary software and ASCOM driver

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    Manufacturer Warranty

    2 years

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