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Quote:mclewis1 has pretty much covered all the bases. One addition is that many of the camera options above are going to get you a very small 1/3" sensor. You'll get a view similar to a 6mm eyepiece. Your SCT combined with such cameras will give you a FOV such that you won't be able to fit many of the larger DSOs on the screen. You'll only be able to see parts of these DSOs. A solution will be a cheap focal reducer. A quick look at CCD Calculator (google it) shows that a Samsung SDC-435 or similar low light security camera coupled with a 9.25" f/10 SCT AND a .5x focal reducer gives a FOV of 5.3x11 arcminutes. That's still pretty small for most bright DSOs.
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Quote:Thanks mclewis1! That was very informative! I will refer to this post for a while.
How come there is no HDMI type of setup yet?
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Quote:Quote:Thanks mclewis1! That was very informative! I will refer to this post for a while.How come there is no HDMI type of setup yet? I use a Panasonic GH3 and the Orion StarSeek Wi-Fi Telescope Control Module to completely control and view my Celestron CG-5 mount and telescope wirelessly.Wireless GH3 camerahttp://www.dpreview.com/products/panasonic/slrs/panasonic_dmcgh3Wireless mount control for $140.http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B003EYDXI0/ref=oh_details_o00_s00_i00The GH3 will transmit a wireless live view of what is on the camera's LCD screen or it can transmit the captured images to an iphone or Android device.You can then hook up the phone via HDMI to any TV you like.If you want to do a wired connection you can also do 1080p @ 60 FPS directly out of the GH3 to any HDMI TV. It will give you a live view from the camera with or without the overlay icons.I am using this setup to wirelessly transmit to a near by car this weekend. My kids and their friends want to look through the telescope but they don't want to brave the cold. My setup allows them to do both.This is an example of what they see on the phone.
Quote:Thanks mclewis1! That was very informative! I will refer to this post for a while.How come there is no HDMI type of setup yet?
Quote:Do I need to have a Panasonic GH3 to get this setup? What other lesser priced cameras have this ability?Also, is the video from these type of cameras as good as a HD camcorder?
Quote:This is an example of what they see on the phone.
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Quote:Quote:This is an example of what they see on the phone. Please let us know what the settings were for this particular frame grab/picture.
Quote:Of Course!! This is why so many use the Mallincam! It has simply composite and s-video outputs. So an older TV that has those inputs would happily become a large screen DSO viewer, albeit the resolution would not look too good on a very large TV... but 20-24" it would be fine.Al
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