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Spec Table of QHY174/178/224/290
Model
QHY174
QHY178
QHY224
QHY290
CMOS sensor
IMX174
IMX178
IMX224
IMX290
Pixel Size
5.86um*5.86um
2.4um*2.4um
3.75*3.75um
2.9*2.9um
Full Resolution
1920*1200
3072*2048
1280*960
1920*1080
Effective Pixels
2mega pixels
6.29mega pixels
1.2mega pixels
2mega pixel
Active Image Size
11.25*7.03mm
7.37*4.92mm
4.8*3.6mm
5.6*3.1mm
Full Well
>32ke-
15ke-
19ke-
15ke-
output sample depth
8bit/12bit
8bit/14bit
8bit/12bit
8bit/12bit
Typical Size
1/1.2 inch
1/1.8 inch
1/3inch
1/2.8 inch
Color Version
QHY174C
QHY178C
QHY224C
QHY290C
Mono version
QHY174M
QHY178M
N.A
QHY290M
Guide Port
6PIN Guide Port
Color Wheel Control Port
4PIN QHYCFW2 Color Wheel Control Port
TEC
2-stage TEC with -40C below ambient with tempearture regular
Optic window heater
Yes
Telescope Interface
M42/0.75 thread
Silicon Gel Socket
Yes
Reference Price
USD939(Mono)
USD899(Color)

USD769(Mono)
USD699(Color)
USD669
USD699(Color)
USD729(Mono)
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QHYCCD Small Size COLDMOS Camera

QHYCCD small size COLDMOS camera series includes all the cooled cameras with sensor size below 1inch and includes the BSI (Back illumentated) and FSI (Front illumentated) CMOS sensor.

No one want to lost the frame in long exposure.QHY178,QHY290,QHY224 COLDMOS camera has built-in 128MB DDRII image buffer. To compare with the non big buffer camera, This memory will cache the image and avoid the frame lost.  And this buffer allows the low performance computer and USB2.0 socket working.

QHY174 COLDMOS camera has two version. The standard version and the GPS version. The GPS version has the build-in GPS module to mark the high persion time information (up to 1 micro-second) to the image head. QHY174-GPS is the world first GPS pps based high percison hardware timestamping camera which is idea for occultations, transits, realtime 3D meteor flying capture, UFO 3D tracing, satellite 3D tracing, unmanned aerial vehicle 3D tracing monitor etc
















Sensor Size
Pixels
Pixel Size
Feature
Price
1/1.2 inch
1920*1200
5.86um
Mono, FSI,12BIT
USD939
1/1.2 inch
1920*1200
5.86um
Mono,FSI,12BIT
USD899
1/1.8inch
3072*2048
2.4um
Mono,BSI,14BIT
USD769
1/1.8inch
3072*2048
2.4um
Color,BSI,14BIT
USD699
1/2.8inch
1920*1080
2.9um
Mono, BSI,12BIT
USD729
1/2.8inch
1920*1080
2.9um
Color,BSI,12BIT
USD699
1/2.8inch
1280*960
3.75um
Color,FSI,12BIT
USD499






1/1.2inch
1920*1200
5.86um
GPS pps based timestamp
USD1239
























Windows Driver and Software Download
Camera Driver
Update Check
N/A
SharpCap
SharpCap Patch
EZCAP_QT
ASCOM Capture
ASCOM Guide
ASCOM Platform
N/A
NativeWDM Driver
BroadCast Driver
PHD2Guiding
N/A
Mac Driver and Software Download
EZCAP_QT
Driver and Software Cloud Drive Download