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QHY5L-II Mono

Rated 5.00 out of 5 based on 2 customer ratings
(2 customer reviews)

£175.00£185.00

The QHY5L-II Mono Camera is a QHY CMOS camera for auto-guiding which can also be used for planetary imaging applications.

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

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The QHY5L-II Mono Camera is a QHY CMOS camera for auto-guiding which can also be used for planetary imaging applications and even Deep Sky!.

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 200fps @ 320 x 240 and the Mono version has a quantum efficiency (QE) of 75%, making basic deep sky imaging possible.

Camera is 1.25″ EP diameter and now has a native CS mount as standard.

Choose this QHY5L II Mono Camera if you require an all in one camera with planetary, guiding & basic deep sky capabilities.

Available as a basic kit in handy storage box with USB & ST4 Cables, 1.25″ Extension (threaded for filters), 1.25″ Parfocalising Ring, Windows drivers and it’s own capture software.

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

The camera is directly supported by PHD, MetaGuide, Firecapture, SharpCap and software using theASCOM platform. UFOCapture or HandyAvi can automatically capture images of meteor trails, while you sleep!

M27-QHY5LII-M

M27 taken with a QHY5L-II-M using an IR block filter.  Telescope was an Altair 66ED refractor.  Capture software was AstroDMx on Linux.  60 x 32s exposures at 5% gain.  Processed with Siril 0.9.9 & GIMP 2.10 by David Richards

Detailed Study comparing the Lodestar and QHY5L-II Mono as guiders

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.

 

2 reviews

  1. Rated 5 out of 5

    Ian Aiken

    A very sensitive camera. I use it on my OAG for my small refractor and also C9.25. I never have issues picking up a guide star.

    Ian

  2. Rated 5 out of 5

    john1 (verified owner)

    This is brilliant as a guide camera, so much so that I bought a second one, it works perfectly.

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