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by kevin.mcde
Sat Dec 30, 2017 8:50 pm
Forum: Deep Sky Imaging
Topic: Output Format
Replies: 3
Views: 893

Re: Output Format

I'm unclicking the Auto and selecting FITS then saving the profile (or creating new ones). I then shut down the program, restart, load the profile, and the Auto is rechecked under the camera settings. I have to manual fix this each time but all the other settings (exposure, gain, etc) remain as desi...
by kevin.mcde
Sat Dec 30, 2017 4:58 pm
Forum: Deep Sky Imaging
Topic: Output Format
Replies: 3
Views: 893

Output Format

I'm using SharpCap 3.0 and have saved my settings as needed. The only item that will not save is the output format. This always defaults to PNG. I have found the FITS works best with my camera (ASI1600mc-cool). I usually remember to change the settings for a run but forgot last night and ruined my r...
by kevin.mcde
Thu Aug 24, 2017 2:01 am
Forum: How do I?
Topic: Mono images with ASI1600MC-cool
Replies: 9
Views: 1005

Re: Mono images with ASI1600MC-cool

Is there any benefit of using PNG versus FITS files? I certainly don't have a problem using PNG files if there isn't much of a difference.
by kevin.mcde
Wed Aug 23, 2017 8:43 pm
Forum: How do I?
Topic: Mono images with ASI1600MC-cool
Replies: 9
Views: 1005

Re: Mono images with ASI1600MC-cool

Ok. I'll try running the RAW 16 next time.

I did try to debayer my RAW 8 in PIPP but without success.

Ahh....learning curves!!

Thanks for the help.
by kevin.mcde
Wed Aug 23, 2017 2:13 pm
Forum: How do I?
Topic: Mono images with ASI1600MC-cool
Replies: 9
Views: 1005

Re: Mono images with ASI1600MC-cool

Thanks. I tried the settings and still getting mono. Here are my original capture settings for the test run if it helps. I thought I had used RAW 16 fits but looks like it was 8 instead. [ZWO ASI1600MC-Cool] Debayer Preview=On Pan=0 Tilt=0 Output Format=Fits files (*.fits) Binning=1 Capture Area=465...
by kevin.mcde
Wed Aug 23, 2017 5:24 am
Forum: How do I?
Topic: Mono images with ASI1600MC-cool
Replies: 9
Views: 1005

Mono images with ASI1600MC-cool

First post on here. I like the SharpCap software...very easy to understand. However, I did my first run with my ASI1600MC-cool (and first with SharpCap as well) last week and the final stacked image in Deep Sky Stacker was monochrome. After checking on a few other forums and changing the DSS setting...