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Bramisheu

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About Bramisheu

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  1. SSAG and PHD2 problem

    I do have the specisl cable, it runs from my handset to the computer.
  2. SSAG and PHD2 problem

    Yes, but in PHD2 when i select ST4 guiding, i get the error and cannot connect the mount to PHD. when i click pulseguiding it allows me to connect the mount. Sorry if im misunderstanding something, Rob
  3. SSAG and PHD2 problem

    Thx for the replies, however, ST4 guiding brings up the error as mentioned. Not sure why.
  4. SSAG and PHD2 problem

    Thx Tuomo
  5. SSAG and PHD2 problem

    Is the above a problem? As i seem to be able to control/guide the mount etc... Is pulseguiding what people use in PHD2? Im confused over which is best.... Thx
  6. SSAG and PHD2 problem

    Hi all I have been trying to get the autoeguiding working using PHD2 and my orion SSAG, in PHD i have the camera set to Orion SSAG camera (ASCOM) and the mount set to EQMOD ASCOM HEQ5/6... My mount has an ST-4 autoguiding port (its an EQ6 PRO) but when i click ST4 guiding in the EQMOD ASCOM SETUP within PHD2 it says "mount does not support the required PulseGuide interface" Also when i try to change the SSAG setup in PHD2 it gives an error "The type of the value object did not match the specified RegistryValueKind or object could not be properly converted" I am using PHD2 2.6.3 SSAG driver - 5.1 off orion website Ive installed SSAG ascom setup.exe I have attached a picture of the mount interface incase there is a certain driver i need for my specific mount.... Many thx Robbie
  7. Hi all My cap (white dome looking thing) has threaded beyond repair, anyone know where i can purchase a spare? Skywatcher EQ6 Pro Regards Rob
  8. Which camera??

    Thanks all I do have an unmodded DSLR that i have used for Wide Angle short exposure shots, i did buy a Astronomik CLS clip in filter to help with the light pollution. I'll give that a whirl thru the scope and see what the results are, although i am tempted with a CCD (QHY8L-II) they are expensive but i dont mind splashing out for the right equipment.... And Rich, i agree, the lakes are awesome for astrophotography, and with ennerdale being an official dark sky site and a stones throw away from me, im really looking forward to packing the tent and disappearing. I do a lot of wildcamping in the lakes but somehow, i think ill struggle lugging an EQ6 and scope up scafell pike. Regards Rob
  9. Which camera??

    Thx for the responses, my main shots will be of nebula, if all goes well... I shall take a look at the website at the 600d.. And it looks like ill be looking for a full spectrum mod if shooting nebula.. Thx again Rob
  10. Which camera??

    Hi all I'm taking my next huge step after years of visual observing thru my wee etx 80. I am delving into astrophotography. However I have hit a snag in my research, I am wondering what type of dslr mod is required? I seem to find different mods at different prices. I have just purchased a EQ6 Pro mount and ordered a Orion ED80T CF which is a triple APO , i will be ordering a guidescooe and cam shortly. I have DIYd a 120Ah leisure battery pack consisting of 6 x car charger plugs and 4 × USB. Im an electrician, so it shouldn't blow.... The camera i am planning on buying is a 600d, is this a decent dslr? And as above, what modding does it require? Ill probs buy one used off one of the sites that sell them pre modded. The camera wont be used for daylight photography. Is it worth modding a dslr? Or should i just buy a starshoot G3 or similar priced colour CCD. I will be taking most of my images from the UK dark site at Ennerdale Cumbria as I live about 5 miles away. Hope you guys can help Rob
  11. Ok, i shall ratch on ebay... Thx
  12. I live in the UK btw and would pay £215 delivered....
  13. Is this still for sale? If so, im interested....
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