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by Wolsley
Mon Sep 07, 2015 5:32 pm
Forum: Feature requests
Topic: DCC Server
Replies: 2
Views: 1527

DCC Server

<t>I am an astrophotographer and I have written a program which monitors Digicamcontrol, as well as PHD Guiding.  I was able to monitor the Digicamcontrol log file to determine when a capture was in progress and where the resulting photo was stored on disk.  In the latest 1.3.30.0 release of DCC I n...
by Wolsley
Mon Dec 01, 2014 6:06 am
Forum: Feature requests
Topic: Astro features for digicamControl (PhD guiding)
Replies: 87
Views: 20666

Relating Starsize indication to FWHM values

<t>Just in case anyone wonders about the astroliveview starsize values.  They can be directly converted into FWHM values using the following relationship: STARSIZE = 3.1415 /4 *(FWHM)^2    ;STARSIZE is the area of a circle whose diameter is the equivalent FWHM.   Conversely, FWHM = sqrt(STARSIZE * 4...
by Wolsley
Sat Sep 27, 2014 3:21 am
Forum: Feature requests
Topic: Astro features for digicamControl (PhD guiding)
Replies: 87
Views: 20666

Phd Guiding Introduction

PHD Guiding requires a second camera that is dedicated for guiding.  Going to YouTube and searching for "phd guiding" will allow you to view lots of videos about how to use PHD Guiding and also see how others are using PHD Guiding.  It's a steep learning curve but very interesting to learn.
by Wolsley
Sat Aug 30, 2014 12:05 am
Forum: Feature requests
Topic: Astro features for digicamControl (PhD guiding)
Replies: 87
Views: 20666

Another request

<t>Istvan,Is is possible to display the camera's temperature?  I know my Nikon D5300 camera has a temperature sensor inside it that Nikon uses to shut the camera down if it gets too hot.  The high-end CCD astro camera have elaborate coolers on them to regulate their temperature.  Knowing the camera'...
by Wolsley
Fri Aug 29, 2014 11:50 pm
Forum: Feature requests
Topic: Astro features for digicamControl (PhD guiding)
Replies: 87
Views: 20666

Feedback on your updates

<t>Istvan,Great updates on Version 1.1.810.0  Only thought I had would be to also duplicate the PHD Guiding button you have on the mainscreen onto the Astro Bulb screen.  I did some research with my PHD Guiding server program and verified that the GUIDE button on your PAUSE RESUME DITHER MOVE GUIDE ...
by Wolsley
Mon Aug 25, 2014 11:22 pm
Forum: Feature requests
Topic: Astro features for digicamControl (PhD guiding)
Replies: 87
Views: 20666

Suggestions for Astrophotography features

Istvan,I'm going to hope that you are ok with my "wish list".  I took the time to put together my thoughts.  If you want help in testing anything just let me know.
by Wolsley
Mon Aug 25, 2014 4:48 pm
Forum: Feature requests
Topic: Astro features for digicamControl (PhD guiding)
Replies: 87
Views: 20666

Starsize Indicator

<t>Istvan,It looks great.  I was able to call up a photo of some stars on my screen and then point my camera with a 15-55mm lens attached and get the Astro Liveview displayed.  I was then able to click on the liveview to locate the region of interest, zoom in as desired, adjust the starsize window a...
by Wolsley
Fri Aug 22, 2014 10:46 pm
Forum: Feature requests
Topic: Astro features for digicamControl (PhD guiding)
Replies: 87
Views: 20666

Pseudo FWHM Star Size Indication

Istvan,I put together a pdf document that explains my usage of this pseudo FWHM idea.  It also includes an optimized algorithm that should make implementation easier...enjoyPeter
by Wolsley
Thu Aug 21, 2014 10:44 pm
Forum: Feature requests
Topic: Astro features for digicamControl (PhD guiding)
Replies: 87
Views: 20666

Pseudo FWHM code

Duka,I program exclusively in a language called LabVIEW.  It is an entirely graphical programming environment so I can't show you any example C+ text code.  I will try to put something together soon to demonstrate my implementation.  I need clear skies to capture screen data with my telescope.
by Wolsley
Thu Aug 21, 2014 4:01 am
Forum: Feature requests
Topic: Astro features for digicamControl (PhD guiding)
Replies: 87
Views: 20666

Astrophotography suggestion FWHM algorithm

<t>Let's start off by stating that I love your program.  It has been rock solid for my astrophotography work and that is what I exclusively use the program for.  I have not used the scripting yet...but I can tell that I will soon. Pseudo FWHM (Full Width @ Half Maximum) calculation for the liveview ...