QHY 28 Cooled Monochrome CCD Telescope Camera

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QHY 28 Cooled Monochrome CCD Telescope Camera

The QHY 28 Monochrome Cooled CCD  Camera use the latest Truesense interline CCD sensor. This sensor has an electronic shutter for very short exposure times. The QHY28 with KAI-16070 CCD is a full frame (35mm format) CCDs. QHYCCD's anti-dew technology and 2-stage TE cooling enable cooling of the sensor to -45C below ambient. This reduces the dark current to less than 0.05e- at typical operating temperatures.

The KAI−16070 Image Sensor is a 16−megapixel CCD in a 35 mm optical format. Based on the TRUESENSE 7.4 micron Interline Transfer CCD Platform, the sensor provides very high smear rejection and up to 82 dB linear dynamic range through the use of a unique dual−gain amplifier. A vertical overflow drain structure suppresses image blooming and enables electronic shuttering for precise exposure control.

This camera has a built-in USB 2.0 HUB and dual USB to RS232 converter. An external trigger in and out connections are provided at the back of the camera. A guiding camera, mount, and electric focuser can all connect directly to the camera instead of separate connections to the computer. Only one USB cable is required control the whole system for capturing an image. The power socket has a threaded locking collar and the 3-pin aviation socket RS232 port make the system stable and solid. A 4-pin color wheel port is also available to connect a QHY color filter wheel.


Vendor Number: 100050



ADC16 bit
Back Focus18.5 mm
Camera ConnectionM54x 0.75
Color or MonoMonochrome
Delta T45C
Dynamic Range12.3 Stops
Free ShippingYes
Full Well44ke
Mega Pixels16.3 mp
MP13 to 20 MP
Peak QE52%
Pixel Array4932 x 3300
Pixel Size7.4 microns plus
PS7 to 9 Microns
Read Noise9e
Sensor Diagonal43.9 mm
Sensor TypeCCD
SensorKAI 16070
Weight1.56 lbs