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Is my DBK21AU618 Okay?

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#1 BWAZ

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Posted 08 December 2012 - 03:33 AM

Bought recently from a gentleman as a like new unit. I've not had any chance to try it until this evening I gave it a test run.

The picture is a screen capture with the camera in live mode but no scope or lens connected. I had the cap on the sensor but intentionally let some light leak through. As you can see, there is a line which concerns me. Is this normal?

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#2 Tapio

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Posted 08 December 2012 - 05:08 AM

That doesn't look too bad.
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Posted 08 December 2012 - 04:24 PM

Looks good to me !! go imaging now !!

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Posted 08 December 2012 - 09:23 PM

That imager should work fine.

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Posted 09 December 2012 - 02:18 AM

Thanks for the relief, everyon! As a hardcore visual observer, I'm indeed a newbie when it comes to the imaging gears.

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Posted 09 December 2012 - 12:22 PM

The vertical line I believe is a result of imaging source fixing the bayer pattern issue on the earlier dfk21 618 cams. I'm not sure whether it will be a problem for stacked images. Its doubtful but I know some people were freaked out by the line and returned their cams.


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