USB2.0 Planetary / Guiding Camera
Compact, High Speed and High Sensitivity

The QHY5-II camera provides data-transfer speeds up to the maximum USB 2.0 data rate of 39MByte/sec, returning 30FPS@1280x1024 or 1280x960 on modern computers and hundreds of frames per second in certain ROI modes.

The QHY5-II fits in a standard 1.25-inch eyepiece adapter and has an adjustable location ring for confocality with an eyepiece. It is ideal for use as a low-weight auto guider. The QHY5-II comes in a very small but powerful package! Its improved thermal design allows the heat generated by the CMOS sensor to be transferred externally to the telescope's eyepiece tube.

The QHY5-II is supplied with both Native WDM and Broadcast WDM drivers, which means you can use it as an ultra-high-performance web-cam for video capture or live video broadcasting. Show real-time astronomy images and events to your friends! The QHY5-II series can also be connected with the QHY InterCam stand-alone camera.

The QHY5-II uses the On Semiconductor MT9M001 sensor, a 1/2-inch optical format, 1.3 megapixel, monochrome sensor with 1280 x 1024 pixels at 5.6um.  It can output the full 1280 x 1024@30fps and 320x240@320FPS.

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Ascom guide, Ascom Capture, and Ascom 2st are all packaged into one driver called AScome3InOne, which means after you finished installing this driver, Ascom guide, Ascom Capture, and Ascom 2st would be installed on your computer.
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