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QHY5L-II Colour

Rated 5.00 out of 5 based on 1 customer rating
(1 customer review)

£139.00£149.00

5.00 out of 5

The QHY5L-II Colour is an advanced CMOS camera used for Planetary imaging applications, which can also be used for Auto-Guiding and basic Deep Sky imaging as well as Video Astronomy (Electronic Observing) with the software provided.

Camera has a native CS mount to accept modern CCTV lenses without the need of additional adapters.

Price includes 2 year Warranty, IR block filter (built-in), Mini CD with Drivers & Software plus Free Shipping to the UK!

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The QHY5L-II Colour is an advanced CMOS camera, used for Planetary imaging applications, which can also be used for Auto-Guiding and basic Deep Sky imaging as well as Video Astronomy (Electronic Observing) with the software provided.

Unlike older CMOS technologies the QHY5L-II has no fixed pattern noise, and there’s no random horizontal noise.

This camera has high FPS performance: up to 200 fps @ 320 x 240 with a quantum efficiency (QE) of 63%.

 

QHY5L-II Colour Specifications

APTIMA CMOS Sensor MT9M034
Format: 1/3inch, 4.83mm x 3.63mm
Pixel Size: 3.75um x 3.75um (1280 x 960) 1.2 Mega Pixels
30fps @ 1280 x 1024 to 200fps @ 320 x 240
ADC: On Chip 14bit ( 8 bit output)
QE: Mono = 75%, Colour = Blue 52%, Green 62%, Red 58%
Telescope Interface: 1.25″ Eyepiece Format
An IR Block Filter is provided as standard
USB Bus Powered with ST4 Port
Weight: 45g without parfocalising ring – lightest camera in its class

 

Choose the QHY5L II Colour Camera if you require a complete and well priced colour camera with Planetary, Guiding & basic Deep Sky imaging / viewing capabilities – all in one package!

 

The camera is sold as a kit in a handy storage box with USB & ST4 Cables, 1.25″ Extension (threaded for filters), 1.25″ Parfocalising Ring. Instructions and a software / driver Mini-CD are provided for Windows 7 & 8 32/64 bit and updates can be downloaded when available. Software includes Planetary, Guiding, Deep Sky and stacking programs.

Linux and Mac OS support is present and evolving rapidly.

The camera is directly supported by PHD, MetaGuide, Firecapture, SharpCap and software using the ASCOM platform.

UFOCapture and HandyAvi can even capture images of meteor trails automatically, while you sleep!

Lenses, a tripod adapter and many other accessories are available separately, see below.

Please note… The Colour of the Camera may vary from the one illustrated above.

 

 

 

Compare The QHY5-II Series

QHY5-II Series Family
 
QHY5-II
CMOS Sensor
MT9M034
MT9P006/P031
ASX340
MT9M001
Full Resolution
1280*960
2592*1944(*)
720*576
1280*1024
Imager size
1/3inch
1/2.5inch
1/4inch
1/2inch
Max FPS on full resolution
30
7
100
30
Max FPS on 640*480
106
63
100
106
Color Version
QHY5L-II-C
QHY5P-II-C
QHY5R-II-C
N.A
Mono Version
QHY5L-II-M
QHY5P-II-M
N.A
QHY5-II-M
Pixel Size(um)
3.75
2.2
5.6
5.6
Peak QE
74%@Mono
63%@Mono
60%@Green
56%@Mono
Note (*) some computers cannot achieve 2592*1444 with high speed readout,
these computers may only achieve 2048*1944.

 

1 review

  1. Rated 5 out of 5

    I have had this camera a while now and it gives great results big step up from the spc900,had great results on jupiter the moon and saturn,great entry level planetary and guider ,light weight ,great for using on your finderscope as a guider with appropriate adapter .
    moon mosaic using this camera https://www.flickr.com/photos/82940128@N03/21749628095/in/dateposted/

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