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qhy 163m monochrome cmos camera 12 nm. Gain and offset

02 Nov, 2019 20:43
Hi, everyone, I was wondering if I am using 12 nm. Narrowband filters for my qhy 163 m camera, should I use a lower gain and offset, because these filters have a wider bandpass, or can I use the same gain, offset as say 6 nm. Filters, and does anyone have a good recommend gain and offset for my 12 nm. Filters for the qhy 163? Any help would be appreciated. Thanks, Shawn
04 Nov, 2019 08:06
Hello Shawn, I am going through the same sort of learning curve as well and because of this I am including a link that I find helpful, hopefully it will help you also?

As a reminder, the ASI1600 uses the same sensor as the QHY163 so the information you will find with that CN post should apply.
04 Nov, 2019 08:13
Also, this link has some very informative charts!!!
05 Nov, 2019 22:11
Thank you Roman, I will read the article you referred to, it has been a constant battle figuring out gain and offset. Clear skies! Shawn.
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