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Nessy

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Hi, could I get away with using a Toucam or NexImage for Guiding with PHD? Seems a bit cheaper than other cams.....

Thanks,

Chris

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Yes.

You just have to pick a bright guide star is all. Oh and a fast enough guide 'scope, say f/8 or faster to give a big enough selection of guide stars.

Kaptain Klevtsov

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Thanks KK - I want something that will run native on the mac, so may even go for a SH DSI.....although it looks like the NexImage now has mac compatibility via macam....

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Been using a basic DSI as a guide cam for some considerable time now, and it has served the purpose very well indeed.

When guiding, it's attached to an ED80.

Dave

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Thanks - I am thinking of going down the same route as SteveL (the OAG) - It's just a matter of find one SH now...

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