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QHY IC8300 - dual mode standalone/USB cooled camera

SKU: QHY-IC8300

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  • World's first open source stand-alone astronomy deep sky cooled camera

  • World's first camera with full internet connection via WIFI

  • 8.6MP

  • Ideal for deep sky imaging

  • Classic monochrome camera

  • KAF8300 CCD sensor

  • High quantum efficiency

  • Two stage TE cooling

  • Anti-condensation technology

  • Low thermal noise and low readout noise

  • Can access to the EQ mount, electric focuser and the autoguider and the complete imaging system by appropriate software.

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$4,999.00

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The IC8300 is incorporated with a built-in ARM system, which means users can use it without a computer. The WIFI interface allows wireless control and remote login. By appropriate software, users are able to connect to their whole imaging system, including the equatorial mount, electric focuser and the auto-guider.

The camera also includes two serial ports, a USB host interface, a 4pin filter wheel interface.

Other than the stand-alone mode, users can connect this camera to the computer as an ordinary astronomical camera via a USB cable.

Being the world's first open source standalone astronomy cooled deep sky camera and world's first camera with full internet connection via WIFI, this QHY IC8300 camera certainly does not overlook its quality.

IC8300 is a classic monochrome camera constructed with the very popular 8.6MP KAF8300 CCD sensor. This sensor has a great quantum efficiency for deep-sky imaging. It has two stage TE cooling and typical delta-T is -45c below ambient. There is a built-in heating plate and an external drying interface which effectively combat condensation at low temperatures. This camera also has very low thermal noise as well as low readout noise.

CCD sensor KAF8300 mono
Effective pixels 8.6 MP
Pixel size

5.4*5.4um

Imager size 17.96mm*13.52mm   4/3inch
ADC 16bit
Readout noise Typical 9e-
Binning  1x1 2x2 3x3 4x4
TEC 2 stage
Cooling  Typical -45, max-50c below ambient
Shutter Butterfly mechanical shutter with uniform illumination
CCD window heater Yes
Fully airproof CCD chamber Yes, with silicon gel tube socket

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Additional Information

Warranty Information 2 Years
Additional Specifications of Product
CCD sensor KAF8300 mono
Effective pixels 8.6 MP
Pixel size

5.4*5.4um

Imager size 17.96mm*13.52mm   4/3inch
ADC 16bit
Readout noise Typical 9e-
Binning  1x1 2x2 3x3 4x4
TEC 2 stage
Cooling  Typical -45, max-50c below ambient
Shutter Butterfly mechanical shutter with uniform illumination
CCD window heater Yes
Fully airproof CCD chamber Yes, with silicon gel tube socket
Loupe Colour No

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