QHY42 PRO UV Scientific Cooled CMOS Camera

Starting Price: $13,850.00
Price as Configured: $13,850.00
Brand: QHYCCD / SKU: QHY-42UV (110030)
The QHY42PRO-BSI uses the Gsense400 Scientific CMOS sensor with extraordinary 95% peak QE, 79% UV QE, and very good NIR response, plus an extremely low read noise of 1.7e-. The QHY42 has relatively large 11um pixels in a 2k x 2k array. The sensor size is 22.5mm x 22.5mm yielding a good field of view even at longer focal lengths. This camera is ideal for astronomical and biological science research. QHYCCD also supplies the QHY42PRO-FSI version.

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COMS Sensor Gpixel GSENSE400 BSI / UV / FSI
Pixel Size 11um x 11um
Sensor Surface Glass Clear Glass / UV enhanced AR coating
Effective Pixel Area 2048 x 2048
Effective Pixels 4 Megapixels
Effective Image Area 22.5mm x 22.5mm
Fullwell 89ke-
A/D Dual 12-bit A/D (High Gain Channel and Low Gain Channel) *


Note: The QHY42 camera in stock is single channel outputs, it support 2048*2048 8/12bit single channel image output. The QHY42PRO camera has dual ADC channel with 2048*2*2048 8/12bit HDR image output. The QHY42 user can be upgraded without cost after QHY42PRO released.

Sensor Size Typical 2-inch
Full Frame Rate and ROI Frame Rate QHY42
24FPS@2048*2048 12bit (STD mode)
24FPS@2048*2048 8bit (STD mode)QHY42PRO
24FPS@4096*2048 dual 8bit (HDR mode)
12FPS@4096*2048 dual 12BIT (HDR mode)
48FPS@2048*2048 8bit (STD mode)
24FPS@2048*2048 12BIT (STD mode)
Readout Noise 1.7e-
Dark Current TBD
Exposure Time Range 20us-300sec
Anti-Glow Control Yes. Can be enabled and disabled. Significant Glow Reduction
Shutter Type Electric Rolling Shutter
Computer Interface USB3.0
Built-in Image Buffer 128MByte(512Mb) DDR2 memory in QHY42/PRO
Cooling System Dual Stage TEC cooler(-35C below ambient)


(Test temperature +20°)

Anti-Dew Heater Yes
Telescope Interface M54/0.75 female thread on the fast installer/center adjust ring
Optic Window Type AR+AR High Quality Multi-Layer Anti-Reflection Coating
Back Focal Length 17.5mm(±0.5)
Weight 735g