QHY 168 Cooled Color CMOS Telescope Camera

  • Pixel Array: 4952 x 3288.
  • Pixel Size: 4.8 Micrometers.
  • Sensor: IMX071.
  • DDRII Image Buffer.


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QHY 168 Cooled Color CMOS Telescope Camera

With the QHY 168 Cooled Color CMOS Telescope Camera, get better cooling and a higher frame rate resulting in longer exposure times. Produce smear-free, stunning images of the Universe with its improved global shutter technology and dynamic performance. 


The QHY 168 Cooled Color CMOS Telescope Camera Experience

True raw 14 bit preserves original data by giving you a fantastic shot the first time. Do less, if any, edits during processing which gives you the maximum compatibility with astronomical imaging processing programs and other scientific imaging applications. 

Glow-free Performance

The QHY 168 Cooled Color CMOS operates at a 14-bit rate in a 16-megapixel format using the IMX071 sensor. The IMX071 is an APS-C format sensor with a pixel array of 4952 x 3288 with 4.8-micrometer size pixels. It averages a 2.3e- which is an advantageously low readout noise. This results in a clear image that distorts very slowly, allowing long exposures to produce unforgettable astro-images. Image wide-field and high-resolution views of astronomical objects. 

Refined Mechanics

It also utilizes a TEC 'Thermo-Electric-Cooling' unit to regulate temperature, permitting extended imaging sessions. Adding to the quality is a DDRII image buffer which regulates the transfer of data between the camera and your computer.

Vendor Number: 100095



ADC14 bit
Back Focus18 mm
Camera ConnectionFemale M42x.075 and 2 Inch
Color or MonoColor
Delta T35C
Dynamic Range12 Stops
Free ShippingYes
Full Rez Frame Rate10fps
Full Well46ke
Max Frame Rate130fps
Mega Pixels16.3 mp
MP13 to 20 MP
Pixel Array4952 x 3288
Pixel Size4.8 microns
PS4 to 6 Microns
Read Noise3.2e
Sensor Diagonal28.5 mm
Sensor TypeCMOS
SensorSony IMX071
Warranty1 Year Warranty
Weight1.54 lbs


  • QHY 168C cooled color APS CMOS camera.
  • USB3.0 cable (1.5 m).
  • Self-locking power cable.
  • Angle adjustment adapter ring.
  • Spacer, to convert M54 to 2-inches.
  • 12V power adapter.
  • Dust cap.
  • Drying tube.
  • Desiccant.
  • Driver download card.
  • Inspection report.