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About Garethr

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  1. Thanks all. It seems the problem was the hitecastro cable needing a driver but an older version to work on Windoze 10. Looked up on SGL and found the driver, cleared everything and started again and APT now see's the mount so thanks again all. Obviously it's cloudy now I have sorted the problem Gareth Now to plug everything else in..... Fingers crossed
  2. Thanks all have checked device manager and no conflicts / yellow triangles and when I plug the mount in com 4 pops up. Click on eqmodlx and error message appears telling me a doll file is missing which I assume is a driver of some sort I have dowloaded everything I can see regarding eqmod and no success so deleted everything thourghly and reloaded again checking each time no issues but I think as you have been saying I've missed the driver for the hitecastro USB mount cable as needing a driver. Will try tomorrow and see again thanks for the help everyone SGL does it again Gareth
  3. Arrgh. After working well for 2 years my PC fell over and died. So replaced last weekend and started downloading all the software to enjoy my hobby. Everything going well apart from EQMOD/ASCOM I cannot for the life of me connect to my mount. I have checked from power through handset to all cables, disconnecting everything bar keyboard and mouse and mount. All visable in device manager and I think all software downloaded for EQ mod. In eqmod set up it will not "see" the mount on any port although I know this is the correct port COM 4 . help please any ideas Frustrated Gareth
  4. Ireland Dark Skies

    I opened my S@N magazine tonight and it included a dark sky map of the UK. Made me weep. We are looking to retire in the next 2 yrs and move somewhere dark and near the coast. Looking at the map it is gonna be West of Scotland or Isles of Scilly. Hmmm don't think my wife will go for that. UK is a mess LP wise
  5. Problems with Canon Raw files

    Mike, One of the pics you posted show's DSS score against the images which all look very low. If it's not working with good data it can't improve it. Can you post one of your RAW files we can look at ?
  6. Game pad eqmod callabration

    Solarboy are you sure eqmod is seeing the game pad. Have you tried pressing a button on the pad to see if it appears on the screen. Gareth
  7. Great job Guy What is the duration of the time lapse? Gareth
  8. Am I being greedy

    Well it's working 2 camera feeds at once. Not quite aligned but can tinker with that tomorrow. Happy it seems to work Gareth
  9. Am I being greedy

    So. ED80 mounted with the ZWO on top of the 200P with the 1100D and guide scope on top. Need to play with the guide scope mounting as too open to flexure but will give it a go. Gareth
  10. Dave Many thanks will give that a go Gareth
  11. Dave. Just opened again in PS but can't see an option to save as GIFF or am I being dumb ( again ) Gareth
  12. Thanks Dave. Will look into that and try again. Took me ages and constant re runs on you tube to learn how to sequence the images. Gareth
  13. Hmmmmm Having uploaded the video it's best viewed on a repeat to detect the movement. Sorry but it's a first attempt at this kind of imaging. 120 sec subs x 40 SW 200P on EQ6 Cannon 1100D modded Frames sequenced in PS Gareth