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Old 19-11-2009, 06:43 AM
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QHY9 now $3,000

You've got to love competition (and a strong $AUD).
Gamma now has the QHY9 listed for $3,000 which brings it close to the ST8300 and well below the new Orion cameras.
According to the website, the Colour version of the QHY9 (expected soon) is also expected to list below $2,000!?!? Typo???
http://web.aanet.com.au/~gama/QHY9%20prices.html
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Old 19-11-2009, 06:56 AM
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Go QHY!

It's also the only camera in this price range that has high level cooling (important for Narrowband imagers IMO).

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Old 19-11-2009, 08:43 AM
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QHY is going to release new models, newer pricing and new accessories. Great time with the AUD high to consider a purchase. Go Theo!!!!
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Old 19-11-2009, 04:47 PM
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Great news.
Looks like 2" filter wheel and QHY8 are also a little cheaper.
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Old 19-11-2009, 08:06 PM
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If the $2000 is correct for the colour camera then perhaps the $3000 for the mono camera includes filter wheel and filters as stated on the website:

"New model cameras being released in December, with great pricing.
Cameras like the new QHY-9 Color, and package deals for the QHY-9 Mono (Includes filter wheel and filters)."
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Old 19-11-2009, 10:34 PM
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yikes..

i'd better get some good images with my QHY9 soon or before i know it everyone will have one! (or an ST8300..) $2000 for colour version is mad.
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Old 20-11-2009, 01:44 AM
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wow... good time to upgrade my 350d I think...
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Old 21-11-2009, 10:34 AM
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QHY is going to release new models, newer pricing and new accessories. Great time with the AUD high to consider a purchase. Go Theo!!!!

I wonder what the new model types are maybe worth asking Theo for specs.
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This is indeed wonderful news.

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