QSI 6162

QSI are proud to announce a new large format camera, the QSI-6162.
This features the mighty KAF-16200 CCD sensor, produced specifically for astrophotography.
The larger case accommodates the 16MP sensor and 2” filters, with the same high quality QSI electronics.  Options include an off axis guider and a choice of 5 or 8 position filter wheel, for the complete astrophotography solution.

We’re currently taking orders for the new QSI 6162.
Please email sales@qsimaging.com for further details


Provisional Specifications  
Sensor Type CCD – KAF-16200
Horizontal Resolution 4499 pixels
Vertical Resolution 3599 pixels
Pixel Size 6 µm x 6 µm
ADC 16 bit
Readout Noise 9e- typical value high quality mode
Gain Factor High gain and low gain modes
Full Well ~40,000e-
Dark Current >0.25 electrons/second at 0°C
Interface USB 2.0 high speed
Power 12v DC 3.5A
Maximum Exposure Length Unlimited
Minimum Exposure Length 50 ms
Cooling Thermoelectric set point with max ΔT -50°C
Download speed High speed 5 seconds
High quality 25 seconds
Weight: approx 2.9 kg for 8 pos and OAG
2.8 kg for 8 pos no OAG
OAG weight 0.15kg 
Dimensions 5 pos: 189 x 189 x 87.5mm
8 pos: 238 x 238 x 87.5mm
Back Focus 30mm 8 & 5pos + 20mm for OAG (without adapters)
Adapter threads currently M54
M68 internal with 3” eyepiece adapter
2.75” internal thread with 3” eyepiece adapter
In the box Power adaptor
Custom case
USB cable
USB drive with software