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QHYCCD QHY9C One Shot Color CCD Camera

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The QHY9C - An KAF8300 8.3 megapixel Color CCD!

The QHY9C is an 8 Megapixel one shot color camera using the Kodak KAF-8300 CCD. This camera is using the very popular sensor used by many imagers for its outstanding results with a mid-range astro imaging camera. The camera is identical to the QHY9M in all features with the exception of the color image sensor. QHY CCD astronomical camera.


  • Kodak KAF-8300 color CCD
  • Total pixel : 3448*2574 (8.9mega pixel)
  • Effective pixel: 3358*2536 (8.6mega pixel)
  • Active pixels: 3326*2504(8.3mega pixel)
  • Imager Size : 17.96mm (H) x 13.52mm (V) 4/3inch
  • Pixel Size: 5.4um*5.4um
  • FullWell: 25.5Ke-
  • Readout noise: 8e- to 10e-(Typic at 1Mpixel/s)
  • Peak QE: 33% at blue">;33% at blue>41% at green">41% at green>; 33% at red">;33% at red>;
  • Microlensing on chip
  • ABG: 1000X
  • 16bit ADC with CDS and Preamp
  • Preview Speed: 3Mpixel/s (3sec download time)
  • Download Speed: 1Mpixel/s (9sec download time)
  • Built in 32MBytes SDRAM buffer
  • Supported Binning: 1*1, 2*2,3*3,4*4
  • Communication port to QHY color wheel
  • Improved 2-Stage TEC cooling Max -50 below ambient
  • Improved Heat Sink For KODAK CCD
  • Single cable for for QHY Colorwheel control
  • Built in temp sensor
  • Built in mechanical shutter for Full Frame CCD
  • Built in heater to avoid dew on CCD optic windows in very high humidity
  • Weight: 510g
  • DC201 DC adapter & regulated TEC controller
  • USB2.0 High Speed interface
  • Guide port - built in Optic isolated guide port RJ11 6pin (ST4 type)
  • Desiccant Silicon tube

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