Cameras for Astrophotography
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The QHY5L-II Mono Camera is a CMOS camera for auto-guiding, which can also be used for planetary and basic deep sky imaging.
Unlike older CMOS technologies the QHY5L-II has very little fixed pattern noise, and there’s no random horizontal noise.
The QHY5L-II Colour camera kit is an advanced CMOS camera system used for Planetary imaging applications, which can also be used for Auto-Guiding, basic Deep Sky imaging and Video Astronomy (Electronic Observing) – all with the software provided! The camera has a native CS mount and price includes 2 year Warranty, built in IR block filter and Free Shipping!
The QHY5-II Mono camera is all you need for basic guiding and planetary imaging and has reduced banding compared to the original QHY5. Low weight, compact size and economic pricing makes the QHY5-II Mono the ideal guide camera with useful planetary imaging capabilities.
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
The Watec 902H2 ULTIMATE camera is one of the most sensitive monochrome cameras offered by Watec. It’s the standard camera for basic meteor, occultation and lunar impact study!
However advanced users may wish to consider the Watec 910HX/RC for its higher sensitivity and lower noise.
NB. this is the international – CCIR version
QHY268M Mono CMOS Camera is a cooled, back-illuminated, CMOS camera based on the IMX571 sensor with 16-bit A/D and 3.76um pixels.
Demand for this camera is high but production has pretty much caught up now.
The QHY268C Photo is a 26mpx APS-C cooled back-illuminated, colour CMOS camera based on the Sony IMX571 sensor with native 16-bit A/D and 3.76um pixels. Price includes UK delivery!
New! The QHY268M (mono version) is now available!
QHY5P-II Colour is a 5 mega pixel high resolution Colour Planetary camera with high QE, using the advanced MT9P006 Colour sensor. Pixel size is a tiny 2.2um, resulting in high magnification without a Barlow lens.
The Starlight Xpress Lodestar x2 Mono is an upgraded version of the very popular Lodestar auto-guider.
Excellent for Off Axis Guiding and AstroVideo / EAA real time electronic observing.
For the Colour version click here
The QHY5III462C Planetary and NIR Imaging Camera uses Sony’s latest generation IMX462 back-illuminated sensor with extended red and near infrared response. It has double the Red and NIR sensitivity as earlier BSI sensors. A Deluxe kit and expansion kits are now available.
Price includes IR850nm, IR Block & Clear Filters!
QHY183C – 20mpx back illuminated cooled colour COLDMOS Camera
The perfect camera for use with camera lenses and small refractors.
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 QHY8L is a compact and light weight cooled one shot colour APS size CCD camera at a similar price to many DSLRs. Compare specs to cameras with the same sensor (Mallincam Universe etc) to see the exceptional value and advantages of the QHY8L Price includes UK delivery.
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