focus control

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Shirva
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focus control

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maybe outwith the boundries,,but if you don't asl,,lol
I use hitec astro dc focus controller..could we maybe get a control function in sharpcap to keep desktop nice and clutter free :)
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Re: focus control

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Hi there,

this function is already available as long as your focuser has an ASCOM driver.

See http://docs.sharpcap.co.uk/2.9/#Configuring%20SharpCap and http://docs.sharpcap.co.uk/2.9/#Focuser%20Control.

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If it is one of these http://www.365astronomy.com/Hitec-DCFoc ... otors.html , you will find links to the manuals and ASCOM driver on the page. There are other types of Hitec focusers available at the site.

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Re: focus control

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Cheers robin/ Dave,, still reading the manual,, just set up my hitecastro dC controller the other night and bought the pro version of sharpcap and was overlaying the focus software over sharpcap and thought it would be good to have a smaller app,, need more time to get up to speed with sharpcap,,, davy
Heq5 pro, eq3 pro, allview,az gti,etx80, eq3,az3
Sw explorer 200p D's, ed80 pro, star travel 102 etx80
2 canon 600d, modded 450d, qhy 5ii c , Samsung scb2000, scb2001, watec 902h,Phil dyer camera.
Camfi
Eqmod,CDC, hitecastro focus, byeos, astrotoaster
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