5-III 178 M


5-III 178 M

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$ 299.00
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$ 299.00
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QHY5III178 uses the new 6.0 Megapixel IMX178 STARVIS Exmor R back-illuminated CMOS sensor. Available in both color and monochrome. With its small 2.4um pixels and 1/1.8-inch sensor size, the monochrome QHY5III178M is a superb guiding camera due to its advantages in resolution and wide FOV, plus its extraordinary sensitivity due to the STARVIS Exmore sensor.  (STARVIS is Sony’s designation for sensors that can record real time video in starlight). Output is 50 FPS at full resolution and up to 190 FPS at selected ROI.


Model QHY5III178
CMOS Sensor Sony IMX178
Color/Mono Mono Only (ColorVersionDiscontinued in2022)
Pixel Size 2.4um
Pixel Array 3072*2048
Effective Pixels 6.3MP
Sensor Size 1/1.8inch
Frame Rate @Full Frame 50FPS
Frame rate @ROI readout 100FPS@1528*1024190FPS@764*512
Ful Well Capacity 15ke-
A/D 14bit
Computer Interface USB3.0
Non-volatile memory / On camera storage Build-in total 512Kbytes Flash Memory. 100Kbytes user-accessible space
Guide Port St4
Telescope Interface 1.25-inch, CS mount
Weight 86g



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