New Sony IMX490 sensor

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Re: New Sony IMX490 sensor

Post by Sean.Wang » Wed Jan 09, 2019 4:15 am

If new camera will coming soon, we will update the news on our website. :)
Thank you guys for telling us your ideas:)
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Re: New Sony IMX490 sensor

Post by easybob95 » Fri Jan 11, 2019 3:15 pm

Hello Sean,

ok, i will follow the news.

I have a specific need that won't match general need i guess. So i won't hope too much.

I think EAA can have a future but we should need big photosites with low noise and high gain. High framerate is not a priority at all.

What should be very helpful is a Canon FD to camera adapter. We can find very low price Canon FD lens but it is really hard to plug them on the cameras.

For example, i can use my Canon FD lens on ASI178 bodie but i can't use them on ASI294 body (for example). That's why i will never buy camera like ASI294 for my EAA system. I will have to search for camera which have the same body as ASI178MC.
Maybe a ASI490MC could be cool for my EAA system. I could use it with BIN2, that is to say i will have 6µm photosites (4.8 actually with my ASI178MC). With BIN2, i will have good but quite small resolution, which is perfect for the raspberry pi who makes acquisition and realtime treatment. Raspberry is not powerful enough to manage high resolution with realtime treatments.

So, every not too high cost industrial sensor will be welcome.

Have a nice day.

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Re: New Sony IMX490 sensor

Post by Sean.Wang » Thu Jan 17, 2019 2:13 am

easybob95 wrote:
Fri Jan 11, 2019 3:15 pm
Hello Sean,

ok, i will follow the news.

I have a specific need that won't match general need i guess. So i won't hope too much.

I think EAA can have a future but we should need big photosites with low noise and high gain. High framerate is not a priority at all.

What should be very helpful is a Canon FD to camera adapter. We can find very low price Canon FD lens but it is really hard to plug them on the cameras.

For example, i can use my Canon FD lens on ASI178 bodie but i can't use them on ASI294 body (for example). That's why i will never buy camera like ASI294 for my EAA system. I will have to search for camera which have the same body as ASI178MC.
Maybe a ASI490MC could be cool for my EAA system. I could use it with BIN2, that is to say i will have 6µm photosites (4.8 actually with my ASI178MC). With BIN2, i will have good but quite small resolution, which is perfect for the raspberry pi who makes acquisition and realtime treatment. Raspberry is not powerful enough to manage high resolution with realtime treatments.

So, every not too high cost industrial sensor will be welcome.

Have a nice day.

Alain
Hi Alain
I know, however, Canon FD lens was discontinued for years, we can't making a new adapter to support a discontinued product :).
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Re: New Sony IMX490 sensor

Post by easybob95 » Sat Jan 19, 2019 8:34 pm

For sure you can!

There still have many Canon FD lens around and if you make an adaptor, someone will buy it.

You don't make astronomy camera to get rich don't you?

So, if you want, you can.

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Re: New Sony IMX490 sensor

Post by Sean.Wang » Thu Jan 24, 2019 9:05 am

Thank you for telling us, but, sorry.
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Re: New Sony IMX490 sensor

Post by easybob95 » Mon Apr 08, 2019 9:04 am

Hello,

any news about IMX490 sensor ?

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Re: New Sony IMX490 sensor

Post by wargrafix » Tue Apr 09, 2019 2:04 am

What is bad if the pixels too small?

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Re: New Sony IMX490 sensor

Post by easybob95 » Tue Apr 09, 2019 7:33 am

IMX178 is quite good but bigger pixels would be better for my use. IMX490 seems to be better than IMX178 (sensibility, pixel size a bit higher).

IMX490 could be even a bit better than IMX290 with better resolution. I could use IMX490 with BIN1 AND BIN2 for my purpose, that is to say realtime sky survey with a stand alone system.

It is specific use.

Alain

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Re: New Sony IMX490 sensor

Post by wargrafix » Tue Apr 09, 2019 7:51 am

Would it not be a superior planetary camera?

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Re: New Sony IMX490 sensor

Post by easybob95 » Tue Apr 09, 2019 8:13 am

I think IMX490 will be better than IMX178.

We have to wait for news and tests but IMX490 could be the new IMX224 with better resolution and less ampglow.

Wait and see.

Alain

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