New Sony IMX490 sensor

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New Sony IMX490 sensor

Post by easybob95 » Tue Dec 18, 2018 8:28 pm

Hello,

New IMX490 seems interesting but there is few informations about it.

It will be released on march 2019 and the sensor will cost 15000 yen.

Could you try to get informations on this sensor ?

It could interest me for my EAA system (Chad knows everything about it).

Many thanks in advance.

Alain

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Re: New Sony IMX490 sensor

Post by Sam » Wed Dec 19, 2018 7:12 am

the pixel size is too small
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Re: New Sony IMX490 sensor

Post by XS_MAN » Wed Dec 19, 2018 6:10 pm

Hello Alain,
Hello Chad,
Hello Sam,

As Alain, I'm interested in this sensor.
It's the great brother of IMX290.

So my only question is : do Sony plan a monochrome version of this sensor
as they do for the IMX290 ?

Many thanks !

Albéric

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Re: New Sony IMX490 sensor

Post by Sean.Wang » Thu Dec 20, 2018 1:48 am

I don't now, hope they would make a mono version.
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Re: New Sony IMX490 sensor

Post by easybob95 » Thu Dec 20, 2018 6:07 pm

Sam wrote:
Wed Dec 19, 2018 7:12 am
the pixel size is too small
Hello Sam,

I know the pixel size is small but for my eaa system, I plan to use bin2 for the sensor, whatever it will be.

Now, I use ASI178MC sensor with bin2. Raspberry pi can't manage very high resolution pictures, considering I make realtime treatments with the raspberry.

So, 1500x1000 pixel is a good target for me. Imx490 with bin2 could be interesting.

I also consider imx183 with bin2 or bin3 or imx294 with bin2. In fact, I don't know what could be the best choice.

Alain

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Re: New Sony IMX490 sensor

Post by easybob95 » Thu Dec 20, 2018 6:08 pm

XS_MAN wrote:
Wed Dec 19, 2018 6:10 pm
Hello Alain,
Hello Chad,
Hello Sam,

As Alain, I'm interested in this sensor.
It's the great brother of IMX290.

So my only question is : do Sony plan a monochrome version of this sensor
as they do for the IMX290 ?

Many thanks !

Albéric
Salut Alberic !

Alain

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Re: New Sony IMX490 sensor

Post by Sean.Wang » Fri Dec 21, 2018 2:11 am

Not sure about if will make or not, still in R&D
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Re: New Sony IMX490 sensor

Post by XS_MAN » Fri Dec 21, 2018 2:54 pm

easybob95 wrote:
Thu Dec 20, 2018 6:08 pm
Salut Alberic !
Alain
Salut Alain !
Toi aussi tu cherches un capteur sensible comme l'IMX290 mais plus grand ? ;)
Not sure about if will make or not, still in R&D
Hi Sean,

Let's hope that Sony will be inspired this time !

Albéric

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Re: New Sony IMX490 sensor

Post by easybob95 » Fri Dec 21, 2018 5:07 pm

XS_MAN wrote:
Fri Dec 21, 2018 2:54 pm
easybob95 wrote:
Thu Dec 20, 2018 6:08 pm
Salut Alberic !
Alain
Salut Alain !
Toi aussi tu cherches un capteur sensible comme l'IMX290 mais plus grand ? ;)
Not sure about if will make or not, still in R&D
Hi Sean,

Let's hope that Sony will be inspired this time !

Albéric
Salut Alberic,

Oui, je cherche une alternative à l'imx178.

Un imx490 m'irait bien. On va mars 2019 et voir ce que donne le petit dernier.

Alain

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Re: New Sony IMX490 sensor

Post by easybob95 » Tue Dec 25, 2018 10:46 am

Hello ZWO,

i really hope you will be able to get an IMX490 sensor to test it. I am really interested with this sensor.

If you can get some and make cameras with it, i want to test this camera with my EAA system :

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The system is not finished yet but it works great with a ASI178MC.

You can see i quick test video of the resut i get with my system here :

https://www.facebook.com/10001024080826 ... 660304420/

Everything is controled with a raspberry pi 3 b+. I wrote the capture software for the ASI178MC, using the ZWO SDK and i wrote the software to control the stepper motors of the altaz mount i built.

A new ASI490 could be really great for this system (using BIN2).

The body of the new ASI490 should be the same body as ASI178MC. It is important for me because with that kind of body, i can use my Canon FD 50mm. With the body used for bigger sensor (ASI294 for example), i can't use my lens.

Please, tell me about this sensor and future use with a camera. I want to test it.

Best regards.

Alain

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