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QHY9 - Classic 8.3 Megapixel, 4/3inch, Cooled, CCD Camera
 
The QHY9 is a classic mono camera using the very popular 8.3 Megapixel KAF-8300 CCD sensor. This sensor has a relatively large field of view for its price, and good QE for deep sky imaging. The peak QE is 56%, and it has 48% QE at the wavelength of H-alpha. 
 
Then QHY9 has two-stage TEC with a typical delta T of -45C below ambient. This offers outstanding thermal noise control. Compared to competing models, the QHY9 offers -20 to -25 degrees of additional cooling.  The QHY9 give you excellent dark current noise reduction even in long exposures taken on a hot summer night.  The model QHY9 is also a round design, more appropriately suited for use in Hyperstar telescopes.
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The QHY9 is packaged with our new QHYCFW2-S filter wheel for 36mm unmounted filters.  The package price is USD1999 
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QHY9 Specification
CCD Sensor
KAF-8300 (Mono) Full Frame Sensor
Effective Pixels
3358 x 2536   8.6mega pixels
Pixel Size
5.4um x 5.4um
FullWell
25.5Ke-
Sensor Size
17.96mm(H) x 13.52mm(V)  Typical 4/3inch
Peak QE
56%@540nm   48%@Ha 
Anti Blooming Gate
Yes, 1000x
ADC
16-bit
Readout Noise
9e- typical
Binning
1x1, 2x2, 3x3, 4x4
Readout Speed
3 Mpixels/s (3sec download) for high speed readout
1 Mpixels/s (9sec download) for normal speed readout
Interface to Computer
USB2.0
On Camera Buffer
Yes, 32MBytes SDRAM
Filter Wheel Control Port
Yes. Single Direction Port
TEC
2-stage
Cooling
-45C Typical, Max -50C below Ambient.
Temperature Regulated with DC201
Shutter
Built-in Mechanical Shutter
CCD window heater
Yes
Fully Airproof CCD chamber
Yes. Connector for silicon gel tube socket
Telescope Interface
M42/0.75
Weight
510g
 

Note: QHY9 was released in 2008. It was modified in mechanical design in 2013. Currently we are selling the new version.The modification includes the front case, the air socket connection to chamber and the screw holes for cable clip.
Image Gallery of Jaspal Chadha with his QHY9 -   These images taken with the QHY9S mono from London, UK. His images are quite popular as they are taken from light polluted London, and featured in many magazines, web sites and publications. Those image taken with QHY9S has been published by BBC Sky at Night Magazine. Click image to see high resolution version.


M27 Dumbbell Nebula - Imaged from London, UK.  Date: 08/06/2015   Altair Astro RC 250TT with focal reducer, Ioptron CEM 60 mount, QHY9S CCD with Chroma Technology Filters,  Luminance 6 x 300 seconds  Red 6 x 300 seconds  Green 6 x 300 seconds  Blue 6 x 300 seconds  Chroma 3nm Ha 1 x 300 seconds


E.T. Cluster.  Several galaxies confirmed by SIMBAD Database at 267 Million Light years.  PGC 2528351 galaxy (15+ Mag), PGC137485 galaxy (15+ Mag), PGC 4831 galaxy. Date: 19/07/2015, London UK ( Poor conditions )  Telescope: Altair Astro RC 250TT with Focal reducer, QHY9S Mono CCD, Chroma Technology filters L 5 x 300 seconds RGB 5 x 300 seconds Ioptron CEM60 mount.
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QHYCCD recommends our partner, PreciseParts for ordering custom-made adapters for QHY9 and other cameras
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