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by melvin
Sun Apr 22, 2018 5:51 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Creating a master flat for solar.
Replies: 4
Views: 753

Creating a master flat for solar.

I am building a library of avi. videos and noticed that when I am about to create an out of focus flat vid there is a tab in the drop down menu that says ‘create flat’ but when I go into it it asks me questions that I cannot find any reference to. I have looked I live stacking but there is no explan...
by melvin
Sat Mar 24, 2018 10:10 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Latest update
Replies: 2
Views: 613

Re: Latest update

Hi, yes that makes sense, thank you.
by melvin
Fri Mar 23, 2018 10:21 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Latest update
Replies: 2
Views: 613

Latest update

I am not a computer expert or anywhere near one but I updated to the latest version of Sharpcap (3.1) and although I had the software open, that is where I found the link for the latest update, when I finished updating I noticed it did not appear to have over written the older version. I had the ico...
by melvin
Thu Feb 15, 2018 6:13 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: File extensions
Replies: 1
Views: 501

File extensions

Hello, can anyone help this computer illiterate aged person please. I am having problems with an avi. file and have been told to upload the said file to flicker or astrobin, I have looked and looked after opening Sharpcap, in the settings but cannot see where I can change the file extension to a tif...
by melvin
Thu Nov 30, 2017 9:23 am
Forum: Bug Reports
Topic: Ongoing crashing.
Replies: 13
Views: 1905

Re: Ongoing crashing.

Hi the camera I have does not have ‘s’ at the end. I bought the camera this month (November). It says on the box that it can be used for guiding as it has a guide port.
by melvin
Wed Nov 29, 2017 6:46 pm
Forum: Bug Reports
Topic: Ongoing crashing.
Replies: 13
Views: 1905

Re: Ongoing crashing.

Thanks for the replies, all very useful and something for me to try, in the meantime I am thinking of getting a new laptop but my research shows that in the main the models have usb 3 ports, will I be able to connect my zwo camera into this newer type of port. I do not understand what the difference...
by melvin
Wed Nov 29, 2017 10:46 am
Forum: Bug Reports
Topic: Ongoing crashing.
Replies: 13
Views: 1905

Re: Ongoing crashing.

The whole laptop freezes once the program crashes and the only thing I can do is turn off the power. It does not let me close Sharpcap or anything. Once the laptop has powered off I then take out the cable from the camera ready to turn the power back on. It is the only way I know, is there any other...
by melvin
Tue Nov 28, 2017 6:09 pm
Forum: Bug Reports
Topic: Ongoing crashing.
Replies: 13
Views: 1905

Re: Ongoing crashing.

Hi Robin it is the whole computer. But as I said it has only begun too happen since I installed the drivers for ZWO camera, could there be an issue as I already have the drivers for my two other cameras.
by melvin
Tue Nov 28, 2017 1:49 pm
Forum: Bug Reports
Topic: Ongoing crashing.
Replies: 13
Views: 1905

Ongoing crashing.

Hello well here I am again, today has been a good day for viewing the Sun but after about an hour the laptop just froze, I think it was Sharpcap that crashed again. Before my session began I reloaded Sharpcap with the latest version as well as reinstalling the drivers for the ZWO ASI 120mc camera. I...
by melvin
Thu Nov 23, 2017 12:37 pm
Forum: Bug Reports
Topic: Wot no camera.
Replies: 1
Views: 479

Wot no camera.

Hello, today has been the first chance to try out my new ZWO ASI 120mc camera. I started up my laptop (HP Pavillion running Windows 7) started Sharpcap then plugged in the camera, the camera was there on the ‘cameras’button so I ‘unsuccessfully’ tried to achieve focus, when the screen went blank, ju...