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QHY 5 Mono gain PHD2

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Hi all

Bit of a strange one this. I use a QHY 5 mono II for guiding though PHD 2. When adjusting the gain (which is set to 12% as default ) via PHD nothing happens. and my average snr remains at around 11 on the brighter stars.
When performing say a polar alignment in Sharpcap the camera works perfectly and i can see plenty of stars.
Now I've noticed that if I adjust the gain within Sharpcap, close the program then open PHD and connect as normal there is a huge increase in gain and  star snr averages around 30.  Adjusting gain within PHD though still has no effect.
Has anyone else had this problem, could it be a Ascom driver issue?
Steve  

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Probably an ASCOM driver problem. What happens if you connect to Sharpcap using the ASCOM driver instead of the native driver?

You might be able to set the gain in the PHD2 camera settings next to the brain or on the Connect panel.

Which version of PHD2 are you using?

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