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Cyclops Optics


Discontinued. Please see QHY268C.


Discontinued. Please see QHY268C.
Shipping Weight:
2.59 KGS
Discontinued. Please see QHY268C.

Product Description

Discontinued. Please see QHY268C.

QHY8-L is the successor to the QHYCCD famous best-selling model - QHY8.

The new L version is lighter and consumes 26% less power than its predecessor — QHY8. Using the same Sony high sensitivity, ultra-low dark current sensor, the QHY8-L continues the legend of its predecessor in collecting photons from the deep space.

Tip: Due to the ultra-low dark current nature of the sensor, dark frame is deemed excessive for some astrophotographers. Bias frames and hot pixel map, which are obtained in seconds only, are sufficient to remove the electrical noises.


  • QHY8L camera x1
  • Center & tilt adjustment ring x1
  • 1.8m Belkin USB2.0 cable x1
  • DC201 power adapter x1
  • 9 pin power cable x1
  • Cable organizer (3D printed) x1
  • Desicant tube with silica gels x1
  • All shipped in Pelican case



Free shipping applies for Japan, South Korea, Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Phillipines, Taiwan and Thailand. Other countries please contact us via email. We might be able to ship to you free!


Revision history

2015 July: Electronic desicant is longer included in default package

2014 January: Cooling capability improved from -35ºC to -40ºC