Thread: SBIG or QHY9
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Old 07-12-2009, 09:30 PM
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Originally Posted by marki View Post
Gerald correct me if I am wrong but the difference in pixel size between the 8 and 9 cameras is 2.4um (qhy 8 = 7.8um and qhy 9 = 5.4um). Both cameras can be binned as can the SBIG so I am not sure how the 9 or ST 8300 would limit you to short focal lengths. Is is always better to over sample so long as it does not get too soft.

The Kodak 8300 CCD may become over sampled when used on a long focal length scope. This is of course way better than under sampled, but pointless because your seeing prevents any benefit. It really benifits a medium to low focal length scope.

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