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by turfpit
Tue Jul 18, 2017 9:54 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: HOWTO Debayer Captured Images
Replies: 28
Views: 20242

Re: HOWTO Debayer Captured Images

For convenience, this is the abstract for the document included in the above post. Abstract: When capturing data using a raw colour space, such as RAW8 or RAW16, SharpCap (and other image capture programs) will display colour on the screen but saved files will appear to be monochrome and may display...
by turfpit
Tue Jul 18, 2017 12:16 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: HOWTO Debayer Captured Images
Replies: 28
Views: 20242

HOWTO Debayer Captured Images

The attached document is in response to post https://forums.sharpcap.co.uk/viewtopic.php?f=19&t=228 . The document describes how to use the program PIPP to debayer RAW images so that they display their colour. I hope people find this document useful - all comments welcome. [Note: the attached PD...
by turfpit
Fri Jul 14, 2017 8:21 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Control Panel Widgets
Replies: 2
Views: 1201

Re: Control Panel Widgets

How to add a button to the toolbar can be found here http://docs.sharpcap.co.uk/2.9/#Start-u ... ipts%20Tab

Dave
by turfpit
Fri Jul 14, 2017 4:12 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Thinking ahead to colder nights
Replies: 6
Views: 1867

Re: Thinking ahead to colder nights

Just last week I picked up a second battery for the W510 at a cost of £44 on eBay http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Lenovo-9-Cell-Slice-Battery-27-for-ThinkPad-T410-T510-T420-T520-W510-W520-etc/201891542353?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2057872.m2749.l2649 This now gets me plenty of power witho...
by turfpit
Thu Jul 13, 2017 4:34 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Thinking ahead to colder nights
Replies: 6
Views: 1867

Re: Thinking ahead to colder nights

Oopfan Have a look at the hardware table here http://docs.sharpcap.co.uk/2.9/#!2!Test%20Write%20Speed for a list of my machines and some measure of their capability. Most of my captures are done with the Lenovo T400. It is USB2 but so are my cameras. The T400 was picked up for less than £100 off eBa...
by turfpit
Fri Jul 07, 2017 5:21 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: HELP! Screen Door
Replies: 3
Views: 1380

Re: HELP! Screen Door

Have a look at this post https://forums.sharpcap.co.uk/viewtopic.php?f=19&t=228 . The key PIPP screen is shown for the Debayer settings. RGGB was used for a ZWO ASI224 camera. This might be different depending on the camera/vendor. Just drag the file (or files) into PIPP and set the appropriate ...
by turfpit
Fri Jul 07, 2017 5:57 am
Forum: How do I?
Topic: Raw8 Frames
Replies: 7
Views: 4050

Re: Raw8 Frames

Cheers Larry.

Nice image from Deep Sky Stacker.
ring nebula dss_stack processed-cropped2.png
ring nebula dss_stack processed-cropped2.png (145.77 KiB) Viewed 4013 times

This was the key screen in PIPP.
DebayerSettings.PNG
DebayerSettings.PNG (137.93 KiB) Viewed 4013 times
Dave
by turfpit
Tue Jul 04, 2017 10:43 pm
Forum: How do I?
Topic: Raw8 Frames
Replies: 7
Views: 4050

Re: Raw8 Frames

Larry

If you PM me, we could arrange for me to pick up some of your RAW8 files (how depends on what size they are) for me to have a look at and see if I can work out a process for you to follow.

Dave
by turfpit
Tue Jul 04, 2017 12:22 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: M27
Replies: 4
Views: 1530

Re: M27

Outstanding image plus good capture details to help others.

Dave
by turfpit
Wed Jun 28, 2017 9:27 am
Forum: Feature Suggestions
Topic: Non linear scaling function(s)
Replies: 4
Views: 1530

Re: Non linear scaling function(s)

Roel Have a look at the last 2 bullet points at http://docs.sharpcap.co.uk/2.9/#Stretching%20the%20Live%20Stack%20Image for FITS Liberator and the tutorial link. FITS Liberator offers the following comprehensive Scaling and stretch functions: scaling.png I have tried out all of the above functions o...