QSI 500 CCD Cameras
The QSI 500 Series cooled CCD cameras from Quantum Scientific Imaging, Inc. were designed with the specific needs of astronomers in mind.
In fact, the lead designer of the 500 Series is an active imager himself. The exceptionally low noise of the QSI 500 Series yields a camera that delivers an extremely wide dynamic range with a linear response across light levels of more than 10,000:1.
Because the low read noise from QSI cameras displays a nearly perfect Gaussian distribution, astronomers can tease out details in the dimmest areas of their images that would otherwise be lost in the noise.
Add to that, precisely regulated cooling to less than 0.1°C and you have an instrument that produces the best possible data from your precious dark time.
The imaging performance of the 500 Series makes them very well-suited to professional applications in photometry, astrometry and spectrographic studies. These same traits required by professionals also allow serious amateur astrophotographers to produce world-class images in less time.
Seven different models are available employing a comprehensive range of monochrome and single-shot color scientific grade CCDs. A variety of options and accessories are available to meet your specific astronomical objectives.
The high quantum efficiency, wide dynamic range and low noise performance make this model ideally suited to a broad range of demanding astronomical, scientific and industrial imaging application.
The 516 camera system is supported by industry leading image acquisition software and development tools.
Small enough to practically hide behind a CD-ROM, the medium format QSI 500 Series family sets new standards for full-featured, high performance scientific CCD cameras.
The imaging performance of the 500 Series makes them very well-suited to professional applications in photometry, astrometry and spectrographic studies.
The 540wsg is now available with an integral Off-Axis Guider allowing you to guide using the light from your main telescope.
The 583 scientific camera was made from the ground up to create the highest achievable imaging performance.
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