QHY5-III 178 Color CMOS Telescope Camera

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  • Small 2.4 um Pixels for Large Field of View.
  • Extremely-low Readout Noise of Less Than 1e-.
  • 50 Frames Per Second at Full Resolution Output. 
  • Great for Planetary Imaging and Autoguiding!

Product Details

  • The QHY5-III 178 Color CMOS is an accelerated and receptive astronomy camera and autoguider. A small pixel size of only 2.4 µm, a large field of view, and a high-resolution of 3072 x 2047 make it a prime planetary imaging andguide camera. 

    QHY5-111 178 Color CMOS Telescope Camera Features

    Astronomy Imaging

    Capable of locating a high number of stars this camera is ideal for a wide field of view, autoguiding, and planetary imaging. The QHY5-III 178 has the anti-amp glow control function which can reduce the amplifier glow significantly, making this a great option for beginner deep-sky imaging. 

    StarVis BSI Image Sensor

    With a sensitivity of 2000 mV or more per 1-degrees m^2, Sony’s trademarked StarVis BSI image sensor is truly optimized in magnitude.StarVis is back-illuminated, pixel technology is used in CMOS image sensors for high sensitivity applications. 

    Proven Design

    A standard feature in the QHY5-III Series is its 1.25-inch eyepiece design. By creating a more efficient transfer of heat to the outer case, it enables lower noise, especially in high ambient temperatures. The 1.25-inch design also offers the shortest possible backfocus, making the camera ideal for off-axis guiding. Finally, the QHY5-III 178 uses the rugged and dependable LEMOS style of guiding port connectors.

    OPT Product Number: QH-QHYIII178C

  • specifications

    ADC14 bit
    Back Focus11 mm
    Camera Connection1.25 inch
    Color or MonoColor
    Dynamic Range12.7 Stops
    Full Rez Frame Rate50fps
    Full Well15ke
    Max Frame Rate190fps
    Mega Pixels6.3 mp
    Pixel Array3072 x 2048
    Pixel Size2.4 microns
    Read Noise2.4e
    Sensor Diagonal8.9 mm
    Sensor TypeCMOS
    SensorSony IMX178
    Weight0.19 lbs
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    • QHY5-III 178 Color CMOS Telescope Camera

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