QSI 690s Monochrome CCD Camera - Mechanical Shutter, Midsize Body

QSI 690s Monochrome CCD Camera - Mechanical Shutter, Midsize Body
Item # QS-690S
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  • The QSI 690s CCD Camera Monochrome camera is built on the Sony ICX814 9.2MP sensor.
  • This camera includes a mechanical shutter for shooting calibrations frames, unattended.
  • Dual read rates of 800kHz and 8MHz. Includes high speed USB 2.0 16-bit output cable.
  • Air cooling to 45ÂșC below ambient.
  • Electronic shutter speeds down to .0001 seconds.
  • Includes T and T to 2" adapters plus a rugged Pelican case with custom fit foam.


About the QSI 600 Series Cameras

The QSI 600 Series builds on the foundation of the popular QSI 500 Series. Dual read rates of up to 8 MHz with high-speed USB 2.0 and full 16-bit output allow 600 Series cameras to produce high quality images with high frame rates, extremely wide dynamic range, excellent linearity and exceptionally low noise. Cooling on the 600 Series is achieved with a custom 2-stage TEC supporting regulated cooling to greater than 45C, or greater than 50C with the option Liquid Heat Exchanger.

The superb imaging performance of 600 Series cameras is wrapped in an attractive, compact design with outstanding power efficiency and investment protecting upgradeability. The refined engineering and impressive fit, finish and attention to detail will surpass your highest expectations.

About the Sony ICX814 CCD Sensor

The Sony ICX814 monochrome CCD sensor was built with sensitivity and high resolution in mind.   Exceptionally sensitive in the near-infrared spectrum makes it a perfect choice for a wide range of applications, but particularly for imaging nebulae and galaxies.   The ICX814ALG is a full frame sensor with a diagonal of nearly 16mm (15.972mm) allowing you to capture large objects.

Additional Information

Additional Information

Manufacturer QSI
Color or B&W? Monochrome (B&W)
Sensor Type Interline Transfer
Series QSI 600
Pixel Size < 5 Microns
Chip Diagonal 14.1mm - 16mm
Warranty 1 Year Warranty
Sensor Manufacturer Sony
# of Sensors Single Sensor
Sensor Model ICX814ALG
CCD Class Standard
Pixel Size in Micrometers 3.69 x 3.69 microns
Pixel Array 3468 x 2712
Sensor Diagonal 15.972mm
Minimum Exposure Time .0001 seconds
Maximum Exposure Time 4 hours
Integrated Guider? No
Binning Modes 1x1, 1 x CCD Height (User Set), 2x2, 3x3, 4x4, 4 x CCD Height (User Set), 5x5, 6x6, 7x7, 8x8, 8 x CCD Height (User Set), 9x9
Shutter Type Digital & Mechanical
Filter Wheel No
Interface USB 2.0
Operating System Compatibility Windows
Included Software Drivers for MaximDL/CCD and CCDSoft
Camera Cooling Type Thermo-electric Cooling (TEC)
Included Items

Included Items

  • QSI 690 CCD Camera
  • T-Mount Camera Adapter
  • T-Mount Adapter Cover
  • T-Mount to 2" Nosepiece
  • 12VDC/ 90-240VAC Power Supply
  • 10 ft. USB 2.0 Interface Cable
  • 10 ft. Standard Guider Cable
  • QSI Software Installation CDROM
  • Drivers for Maxim DL/CCD and CCDSoft
  • ActiveX Developer's Toolkit
  • Custom Fit Pelican Storage Case
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