QHY 5-III 185 Color CMOS Telescope Camera

  • 1/1.9-inch format Color Camera: Best used for planetary and autoguiding.
  • USB3.0 5GBps super speed interface.
  • The advanced heat design helps transfer heat away from the sensor quickly.
  • Connect to your guide port via the 5-pin Aircraft spec socket.
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  • Regular price $379.00

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QHY 5-III 185 Color CMOS Telescope Camera

The QHY5III 185 USB 3.0 Color Planetary and Autoguiding CMOS Camera is a 1/1.9-inch format, 1920 x 1200, USB 3.0, Color CMOS Camera with ultra-high sensitivity and very low read noise. The pixel size is 3.75 um x 3.75 um. The maximum Frame rate is 100fps at full resolution and 400fps at selected ROI. The CMOS sensor is a SONY IMX185 noted for its very good SNR1 score

Effective pixels: 230MP.  Full-frame = 96fps. 

Frame rate and ROI readout: 

Electric Rolling Shutter.

Camera weight: 86g (0.19-pounds).

QHY5III185C - 1/1.9-inch Color Camera. Best used for planetary and autoguiding.

USB3.0 Super Speed: QHY5III series cameras use a 5GBps USB3.0 interface. With a maximum 350MByte/second image transfer speed, the cameras produce the high frame rate ideal for high speed planetary imaging.

Advanced Heat Design: The QHY5III design helps transfer the heat generated by the sensor to the metal case of the camera quickly and then to the cooling fins and telescope eyepiece holder.

Aircraft Spec Socket: The QHY5III has an extremely stable 5-pin aircraft spec socket for the guide port.

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ADC12 bit
Back Focus12 mm
Camera ConnectionMount
Color or MonoColor
Dynamic Range11.9 Stops
Free ShippingYes
Full Rez Frame Rate96fps
Full Well14.4ke
Max Frame Rate413fps
Mega Pixels2.3 mp
MP2 to 4 MP
Peak QE80%
Pixel Array1920 x 1200
Pixel Size3.75 microns
PS3 Microns or Smaller
Read Noise4e
Sensor Diagonal8.5 mm
Sensor TypeCMOS
SensorSony IMX185
Weight0.2 lbs