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by Jean-Francois
Mon Sep 28, 2020 8:46 pm
Forum: QHY Cameras
Topic: Automatic adjustment of the LED (QHY-174-GPS)
Replies: 15
Views: 1422

Re: Automatic adjustment of the LED (QHY-174-GPS)

Hello Christian, I test you last (not working) example ... the script find a wrong value (for 16 bit, 1920x1200, USB = 3 and 250 ms). I habe the same behavior as you show ... the problem is that the script found a good value at the first try, but it gives at the end the last value after sorting all ...
by Jean-Francois
Mon Sep 28, 2020 7:45 pm
Forum: QHY Cameras
Topic: Automatic adjustment of the LED (QHY-174-GPS)
Replies: 15
Views: 1422

Re: Automatic adjustment of the LED (QHY-174-GPS)

Hello Christian, Concerning the Start/End values from SharpCap ... look in the Excel file ... In the cells region (V58;AE97), you can see the difference between the script results and the SharpCap start values. In the sheets "MONO8_xxx" : the differences are ~ +/- 2000 max. In the sheet &q...
by Jean-Francois
Thu Sep 24, 2020 8:35 pm
Forum: QHY Cameras
Topic: Automatic adjustment of the LED (QHY-174-GPS)
Replies: 15
Views: 1422

Re: Automatic adjustment of the LED (QHY-174-GPS)

Hello, In the past week, I do a lot of modification in my scripts and some tests. Here the last version with the following changes: - new calculation of the Start/End values with a least square fit algorithm (after linearisation of the Fermi/exponential function) - add the export of the results in a...
by Jean-Francois
Thu Sep 24, 2020 4:31 pm
Forum: ZWO Cameras
Topic: Camera names
Replies: 22
Views: 2133

Re: Camera names

Hello, Yes, you can use plate solving for start alignment of the mount ... Norman does it before you. Look at this discussion: https://forums.sharpcap.co.uk/viewtopic.php?f=14&t=2331 You can see that the last message is 4 weeks ago. I have no answer from Norman concerning the scripts. It was my ...
by Jean-Francois
Thu Sep 24, 2020 4:12 pm
Forum: SharpCap Beta Testing Forum
Topic: SharpCap Still Mode
Replies: 8
Views: 1864

Re: SharpCap Still Mode

Hello, I test the still mode with my Canon 6D camera and the ASCOM driver for Canon camera. It works fine ... and it is good to switch to "Still Mode" (click on "Live View") before opening the camera. One point ... for focusing the camera with the live view (of the Canon camera),...
by Jean-Francois
Fri Sep 18, 2020 5:07 pm
Forum: QHY Cameras
Topic: Automatic adjustment of the LED (QHY-174-GPS)
Replies: 15
Views: 1422

Re: Automatic adjustment of the LED (QHY-174-GPS)

Hello Christian, Sorry for giving a bad news ... your values are not correct. It is good that you test with the 16 bit image ... that shows the problems . For long integration time, the Start Position is all the time the same ... but you have 9661, 9716 or 9606 ... that is not correct. When I set wi...
by Jean-Francois
Thu Sep 17, 2020 9:50 pm
Forum: QHY Cameras
Topic: Automatic adjustment of the LED (QHY-174-GPS)
Replies: 15
Views: 1422

Re: Automatic adjustment of the LED (QHY-174-GPS)

Hello, I have not 1 new script, but 2 (for the price of none). First how to use the script ? ... - start SharpCap (SC 3.2 and SC 3.3, note that I test only on the 64 bit version) - connect QHY-174-GPS camera (I have no idea what happen if it is only the QHY-174 camera) - switch on the LED illuminati...
by Jean-Francois
Thu Sep 17, 2020 7:07 pm
Forum: QHY Cameras
Topic: Automatic adjustment of the LED (QHY-174-GPS)
Replies: 15
Views: 1422

Re: Automatic adjustment of the LED (QHY-174-GPS)

Hello,

I have a quick look of the value coming from the command "SharpCap.SelectedCamera.Controls[19].Value" in SC 3.2 and SC 3.3 ...

Why the value are now (integer) Long ? Only Robin can answer.

Here left with SC 3.2 and right with SC 3.3:
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Regards,
Jean-Francois
by Jean-Francois
Thu Sep 17, 2020 5:48 pm
Forum: QHY Cameras
Topic: Automatic adjustment of the LED (QHY-174-GPS)
Replies: 15
Views: 1422

Re: Automatic adjustment of the LED (QHY-174-GPS)

Hello Christian, I test/use the different scripts only on the SC 3.2 version (32 or 64 bit). I test now with the SC 3.3 beta ... and I have the same error as you have. ... Digit position selection: 100 10 SC Cal_Start_Pos : 7421 Cal_Start_Pos list: [7321L, 7411L, 7421L, 7431L, 7521L] 7321 2.232 7411...
by Jean-Francois
Wed Sep 16, 2020 9:46 pm
Forum: QHY Cameras
Topic: Automatic adjustment of the LED (QHY-174-GPS)
Replies: 15
Views: 1422

Re: Automatic adjustment of the LED (QHY-174-GPS)

Hello Christian, I have a new version of my script. Thanks to Robin for the help on some difficult part of the script. Advantage now is ... the script does not need to write a file on the disk. It uses now the data direct from the memory. Last time you found that the script was quick ... wait to see...