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#1 nytecam

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Posted 01 August 2014 - 02:44 AM

First try and still learning with Paul's evolving s/ware LL v0.10 with stacking + sharpening routines. Here's M27 in 15s x4 median [stars to mag 17.85 recorded!], cropped/ enlarged M15 in 5s x6 median stack and Pluto 15s x4 median stack. More pics of Solar System outer moon's here all via Meade 12" LX200 f/3.6 SCT+Lodestar-Mx2+LL v0.10 :grin:

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#2 Alfred Tan

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Posted 02 August 2014 - 06:56 PM

Hi Nytecam,
Wow, excellent captures. Thanks for sharing. I can't wait to get my hands on one. I tried looking online to a Lodestar-Mx2 but the nearest I could find is a Lodestar X2 (same 829 chip). Where can I get one online?

Thanks.

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Posted 04 August 2014 - 11:14 AM

Hi Nytecam,
Wow, excellent captures. Thanks for sharing. I can't wait to get my hands on one. I tried looking online to a Lodestar-Mx2 but the nearest I could find is a Lodestar X2 (same 829 chip). Where can I get one online? Thanks.Alfred

Thanks Alfred - I was the first to use the beta Lodestar x2 back in April and called it Lodestar-Mx2 for 'mono' because I suspected a faster colour version too - it's out about now and I pre-called Lodestar-Cx2 to differentiate it from the original Lodestar-C - so much choice :grin:



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Posted 10 August 2014 - 01:03 PM

Any idea about the cost of the new colour cam?

 

cheers

 

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Posted 10 August 2014 - 02:28 PM

If it's helpful the USD pricing is ... the mono Lodestar X2 (with the new 829 sensor) is $50 USD more than the original model at the US distributor Starizona. The mono and color versions of the original Lodestar are the same price - $549.



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Posted 13 August 2014 - 01:23 AM

It is a fantastic combo, just came in from an observing session with my LSX2 / LL.The developer of LL really has made an easy, effective software. I love mine.

 

 

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#7 Don Rudny

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Posted 13 August 2014 - 05:16 PM

Starizona just got the new color Lodestar X2 in stock.  Called the X2C.  It's $599 same as the mono.  Here's the link:

 

http://starizona.com...r-P3688C93.aspx



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Posted 13 August 2014 - 05:29 PM

Let the games begin ...  :gotpopcorn:



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Posted 13 August 2014 - 05:35 PM

Just curious, in version 0.10 can you limit the number of stacks?

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Posted 13 August 2014 - 05:41 PM

In Lodestar Live v0.10 you can't preset the number of stacks, but you can stop it at any time, review it and then start it up again.  I think you can also reject the last one.  LL is a very straightforward easy to use program and is available for both Mac and Windows.  Thanks to Paul in the UK for it's development and making it available at no cost.








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