Exposures with Shutter Closed

Use this forum to request new features or suggest modifications to existing features
Post Reply
Davo
Posts: 6
Joined: Fri Dec 28, 2018 1:53 pm

Exposures with Shutter Closed

Post by Davo » Thu Jan 03, 2019 9:47 pm

I am porting an astronomy capture app (http://starrydave.com/?page_id=367) from CHDK to digiCamControl and it is currently working very well. It controls a telescope mount and camera to take a series of images of different targets automatically. It also interfaces with PHD2 autoguider and I plan to add a plate solver for accurate scope pointing.

One thing I can do in CHDK is capture images with the camera shutter closed. These images are called darks and biases and are used in astro image stacking programs. (Darks should not be confused with the long exposure noise reduction images that some cameras can take where a dark frame is taken and combined with an image.)

Are closed shutter images a possibility for digiCamControl?

Exposures with Shutter Closed

Advertisment
 

Duka Istvan
Posts: 671
Joined: Sat Oct 03, 2015 7:57 pm

Re: Exposures with Shutter Closed

Post by Duka Istvan » Sat Jan 05, 2019 10:12 am

Isn't possible to do such operation, because no sdk command for it, no matter if is Canon or Nikon

Davo
Posts: 6
Joined: Fri Dec 28, 2018 1:53 pm

Re: Exposures with Shutter Closed

Post by Davo » Sat Jan 05, 2019 2:59 pm

Thanks very much for checking up on this so quickly. I will drop this feature from the port.


Post Reply

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 0 guests