QHY 290 Cooled Monochrome CMOS Telescope Camera



  • Anti-dew heater to eliminate condensation and ice buildup
  • Anti-amp glow circuit to reduce long exposure amp glow
  • 128MB DDR memory to speed up download times


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QHY 290 Cooled Monochrome CMOS Telescope Camera

The QHY 290 Coldmos Cooled Monochrome CMOS Camera uses an extremely sensitive BSI CMOS sensor. With its extremely low read noise, High Quantum efficiency, deep cooling, and fast frame rates, this camera performs exceptionally well for planetary and Deep space imaging. 

The QHY290M has a 12MB DDR buffer which will prevent dropped frames and run multiple cameras without USB transfer problems. With the 12MB DDR buffer, you are able to capture still images or video footage without data being lost or corrupted.

For more than a decade QHY has been designing cooled cameras and applied all of their knowledge to the QHY290 camera.  The full anti-dew technology includes a sealed CMOS chamber with silicon gel tube socket and a heated chamber optical window.  These features prevent dew from forming on the sensor and the chamber window allowing your to image in cold and humid environments.

Vendor Number: 100084 


ADC12 bit
Back Focus10 mm
Camera ConnectionFemale M42x.075
Color or MonoMonochrome
Delta T40C
Dynamic Range12 Stops
Free ShippingYes
Full Rez Frame Rate135fps
Full Well15ke
Max Frame Rate460fps
Mega Pixels2.1 mp
MP2 to 4 MP
Peak QE65.9%
Pixel Array1920 x 1080
Pixel Size2.9 microns
PS3 Microns or Smaller
Read Noise3.2e
Sensor Diagonal6.4 mm
Sensor TypeCMOS
SensorSony IMX290
Weight1 lbs