QHYCCD QHY9M Monochromatic CCD Camera with Color Filter Wheel

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  • $2,099.00
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  • 8.6 Megapixel CCD sensor
  • Kodak KAF8300
  • 5 Position 2" QHY Filter Wheel
  • Two Stage Regulated Cooling
  • Built-in Shutter
  • Large format monochrome CCD imaging that's affordable
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  • Description

    Package deal of QHY9M plus a 5 position 2" QHY Filterwheel which is a great value. The camera features 8.6 megapixels, 5.4 micron pixel using the Kodak KAF8300 CCD sensor, two stage regulated cooling, and a built-in shutter. It is easy to configure the QHY9 and filter wheel for fully automated LRGB or line filtered imaging sequences. The QHY9 makes a large format monochrome CCD imaging affordable at last. It is easy to configure the QHY9 and filter wheel for fully automated LRGB or line filtered imaging sequences. QHY CCD astronomical camera.


    • Kodak KAF-8300 mono CCD
    • Total pixel : 3448*2574 (8.9mega pixel)
    • Effective pixel: 3358*2536 (8.6mega pixel)
    • Active pixels: 3326*2504(8.3mega pixel)
    • Imager Size : 17.96mm (H) x 13.52mm (V) 4/3inch
    • Pixel Size: 5.4um*5.4um
    • FullWell: 25.5Ke-
    • Readout noise: 8e- to 10e-(Typic @1Mpixel/s)
    • Peak QE: 56% @540nm  48% at Ha>
    • Microlensing on chip
    • ABG: 1000X
    • 16bit ADC with CDS and Preamp
    • Preview Speed: 3Mpixel/s (3sec download time)
    • Download Speed: 1Mpixel/s (9sec download time)
    • Built in 32MBytes SDRAM buffer
    • Supported Binning: 1*1, 2*2,3*3,4*4
    • Communication port to QHY color wheel
    • Improved 2-Stage regulated TEC cooling Max -50 below ambient
    • Improved Heat Sink For KODAK CCD
    • Single cable for for QHY Colorwheel control
    • Built in mechanical shutter for Full Frame CCD
    • Built in heater to avoid dew on CCD optic windows in very high humidity
    • Weight: 510g
    • 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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