QHY550P Cooled Monochrome Polarized Camera

Starting Price: $2,999.00
Price as Configured: $2,999.00
Brand: QHYCCD / SKU: QHY-550P (110062)

The QHY550 has the 2/3-inch SONY 5.0mega pixel IMX250 Global shutter CMOS sensor. Besides the monochrome version it has a special polarized version. QHY550 has a built-in two stage TEC cooler. It can cool the sensor to -35C below ambient. This can reduce the dark current of IMX250 significantly--greatly improving the dark signal detect performance. This is especially true for detecting the tiny differences of the polarized light which is necessary for astronomy, life science and optical lab.

Price as Configured: $2,999.00

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Model QHY550M (Monochrome Version)
QHY550P (Four Direction Monochrome Polarize Version)
COMS Sensor SONY IMX250 Pregius Global Shutter CMOS Sensor
Pixel Size 3.45um*3.45um
Effective Pixel Area 2464 × 2056
Effective Pixels 5.0 mega pixel
Effective Image Area 8.50mm * 7.09mm
Fullwell 11000e
AD Sample Depth 12BIT (output as 16bit or 8bit format)
Sensor Size Typical 2/3inch
Full Frame Rate and ROI Frame Rate 2458*2056 68FPS@8BIT
2458*2056 34FPS@12BITROI 1080lines (eg.2458*1080,1920*1080)126FPS@8BIT
ROI 480lines (eg.2458*480, 640*480) 270FPS@8BIT
ROI 100lines (eg.2458*100,100*100) 940FPS@8BIT*Note that QHYCCD has optimized the CMOS drive frequency and limit the max frame rate. The CMOS sensor may not work under the maximum frequency to ensure the better noise performance. If you need the customized higher frame rate version please contact QHYCCD.
Readout Noise 2.0e-2.5e
Dark Current 0.005e/pixel/sec @ -10C
Exposure Time Range 20us-600sec
Anti-Glow Control Yes. Big reduction of the amp-glow of the IMX250 sensor
Shutter Type Electric Global Shutter
Computer Interface USB3.0
Built-in Image Buffer 128MByte DDR2 memory
Non-volatile memory / On camera storage Build-in total 512Kbytes Flash Memory. 100Kbytes user-accessible space
for stellar ROI frames for analysis of exoplanet investigation, occultations, atmospheric seeing messurement, focus , optic analysis etc. Support 100*100 image x 10rames 50*50 image x40frames. 25*25 image x160frames 10*10 image * 1000 frames (total frame numbers is based on 8bit image)
Cooling System Dual Stage TEC cooler (about -35C below ambient)

(Test temperature +20°)

Anti-Dew Heater Yes
Telescope Interface M42/0.75 or optional C-mount
Optic Window Type AR+AR High Quality Multi-Layer Anti-Reflection Coating (for QHY550M and QHY550P)
IR cut Coating(for QHY550C)
Back Focal Length 18mm(±0.3)
Weight 460g