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QHY 5L-II Mono Camera


A high frame rate and high sensitivity planetary and guide CMOS camera

It uses a 1/3 inch active-pixel Aptina MT9M034 sensor with 1.2 megapixels. Part of the QHY 5-II series of camera it is the size of a 1.25" eyepiece and retains the guide functions.

With a quantum efficiency of 74% it is very suitable for shooting the Moon and the planets, making it an affordable way of getting started with astrophotography.

CMOS Sensor    MT9M034
Optical Format 1/3-inch
 Effective Area 4.83mm (H) x 3.63mm (V)
 Array Format 1280 x 960
 Pixel Size 3.75µm x 3.75µm
 Readout Type Progressive Scan
 Shuter Electronic Rolling Shutter (ERS)
 Exposure Time 20µs - 10min
BIN and  BIN Type  No
 Quantum Efficiency 74%
Frame Rate 30 fps @ 1280x960, 44 fps @ 1024x768, 75 fps @ 640x480
106 fps @ 640x480, 200 fps @ 320x240
ADC On-chip, 14 bit (8-bit Output)
Data Rate 24-74.5 MHz
Dynamic Range > 115dB
Telescope Interface 1.25-inch Eyepiece Size
Weight 45g (body only, without location ring)
Camera Size 

Diameter = 31.6mm, Length = 52mm

Power Supply Mode USB Power
Power Consumption 0.64W
Guide Port Built in Optic Isolated Guide Port RJ11 6-pin
USB Interface USB2.0 High Speed Interface
Standard Fittings Camera Body, Space Ring, USB Cable, Guide Cable
Optional Fittings CS Interface, Super Radiator, Tripod Tube, Extension Tube