QHY 5L-II Monochrome

16,225.00 excl. 18% GST

  • ADC – 12 bit
  • Color or Mono – Monochrome
  • Cooled – Uncooled
  • Free Shipping – Yes
  • Max Frame Rate – 30fps
  • Mega Pixels – 1.2 mp
  • Peak QE – 74%
  • Pixel Array – 1280 x 960
  • Pixel Size – 3.75 microns
  • Sensor Diagonal – 6mm
  • Sensor Type – CMOS
  • Weight – 0.1 lbs

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The QHY 5L-II monochrome (blue) camera uses the one-third inch, 1.2 MP Aptina MT9M034 CMOS sensor. The 1280 x 960-pixel array of 3.75 um pixels are capable of video speeds of 30 frames per second at full resolution! The QHY 5L series camera has a c-mount interface for flexibility – choose from a variety of optional lenses. Capture mesmerizing planetary, solar or deep-sky imaging!

Explore the Stars With Features of The QHY 5L-II Monochrome

As a member of the QHY5-II series, the QHY5L-II design retains the 1.25-inch (eyepiece size) form factor and the standard ST-4 Opto-isolated guide port. The high QE of 74% plus the high-speed USB2 port enables very fast frame rates, making this an ideal planetary camera. The camera uses a single USB port for camera control and power to provide simplicity and ease of use. The USB communication port has been updated to take advantage of the full download speed and to eliminate noise that had been caused by the USB port in the past. This camera is an extraordinary device for both autoguiding and planetary photography, all at a very attractive price point. The QHY5L-IIM camera comes with a parfocal adjustment ring, 1.25-inch extension tube/filter holder, and a USB and guide cable.


CMOS Sensor MT9M034 MT9P006/P031 ASX340 MT9001
Full Resolution 1280 x 960 2592 x 1944 720 x 576 1280 x 1024
Imager Size 1/3 Inch 1/2.5 Inch 1/4 Inch 1/2 Inch
Max FPS On Full Resolution 30 7 100 30
Max FPS On 640*480 106 63 100 106
Pixel Size (um) 3.75 2.2 5.6 5.65
Peak QE 74% @ Mono 63% @ Mono 60% @ Green 56% @ Mono
Weight 45g (Color)

43g (Mono)

43g (Color)

43g (Mono)

45g (Color) 51g (Mono)



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