QHY 163M Cooled CMOS Astronomy Camera - Monochrome
The QHY 163M Cooled CMOS Astronomy Camera - Monochrome is part of the 2023 Optics Extravaganza Sale! Only while stocks last.
The QHY163M features 16MP 4/3inch CMOS sensor
One of the most important feature on this camera is that it is cooled, which makes it perfect for long exposure sessions. The QHY163M has the capacity to cool 40ºC below ambient. Incorporated with anti-dew technology, the CMOS chamer is fully sealed and includes a silicon tube socket as well as a heater to avoid dew formation, so that users can enjoy a relaxed imaging session even on damp nights.
Perfect for deep-sky imaging, made with Sony CMOS sensor and a fast USB.3.0 interface, users can enjoy all levels of sky observation as this camera provides ultra sensitive and high frame rate photography capabilities.
Equipped with built-in 128MB DDRII image buffer which safeguards against unexpected drops in data transmission.
|4/3inch 16MP CMOS sensor (mono)
|2.4e@low gain 1e@high gain
|Effective image size
|AD sample depth
|10bit/12bit (8bit/12bit output)
|On Camera Image Buffer
|6-pin RJ 11 guide port
|Colour wheel control port
|4pin QHYFW2 socket
|Optic window heater
|2-stage TEC, Typical -40 below Ambient. Temperature Regulated
|USB Powered for camera and +12V powered for TEC
|Anti Dew Control
Air Connector for removable silicon gel tube
Heat board for optic window of airproof CCD chamber
|M42/0.75&2inch adapter. Optional C-mount adapter
Frame Rate (on 8bit):
|16MP (4656 x 3522)
|Colour / Monochrome
|Operating System Compatibility
|Windows, Mac OSX, Linux
|Deep Sky Imaging