The Revolution Imager R2 fits standard 1.25″ focusers and lets you see much fainter objects than the eye ever could. This is a powerful and complete system, with 7″ colour monitor, R2 imager, advanced multi-part 1.25″ adapter and focal reducer system plus IR block filter.
We can’t import or ship Li-Ion batteries legally, so supply a USB (5v) to 12v converter cable that allows you to power the imager from a 2A+ USB mobile ‘phone charger or power bank. You can also use a 12 volt DC centre positive 2.1mm/5.5mm supply as used by many astro mounts and cameras. Latest offer – All Sky Lens and USB VidCap device included FOC!
The QHY367C full frame cooled CMOS camera uses the Sony IMX094 36 megapixel, 14bit sensor. This sensor is also used in the Nikon D810A camera. Readout noise is 3.2e at lowest gain and 2.4e at unity gain. Dynamic range is > 14 Stops.
The Watec 910HX / RC Mono Camera is the best mono analogue camera in the serious Astro-Video / EAA / CCTV market bar none. For standard meteor and occultation work at a lower price consider the Watec 902H2 Ultimate. Our cameras are the international (higher resolution) CCIR version, the EIA version for USA and Japan is no longer available, however most AV equipment is universal and accepts a video feed of either standard.
The Revolution Imager R2 (Camera + Controller only) lets you see much fainter objects than the human eye ever could.
Other accessories are NOT supplied so please only purchase if you know what you’re doing. It’s not possible to enter into lengthy email correspondence regarding custom arrangements. This kit is comprehensive and designed for most users.
The enhanced Mesu e200 Mount is a high capacity, innovative and well priced friction drive mount, benefitting from a mature design honed over the years. The mount includes the latest Mesu saddle, but not counterweights or delivery, please ask about options. We have (very) limited stock!
The QHY5III678M planetary guide camera is one of the 2nd generation of the QHY5III series, it’s the upgraded version of QHY5III178M with excellent near-infrared high sensitivity. The product comes with filters including the IR850 filter.
The QHY5III585C Colour camera is one of a new generation of QHY5III V2 series planetary / guide cameras and an enhanced version of its predecessor QHY5III485C. It has high sensitivity in the near infrared, similar to that of QHY5III462C, while the dynamic range performance has been improved. You can pre-order using the purchase link below.
Astronomik UHC Filter – This filter was designed for the visual observation of emission and planetary nebulae but also works very well for imaging these objects, as a dual type filter, if used with an IR block. The IR block can be either inbuilt, as with a DSLR, or in combination. The Astronomik L3 type luminance filter gives particularly good results. Price includes delivery.