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Quote:I know of a local vendor that offers physical debayering . At least as option on their Ultimate Deep Cooled Canon 1100D .-- Hans
Robert The more I learn, The more there is to learn! Orange Zone Dark Site 3 Mounts 4 Imaging Cameras 3 Guide Cameras OTA's = yes
Quote:You pay more if you want no risk.Maxmax will sell you a guaranteed working 450D for... $2000.
Quote:This sounds very similar / identical to Jim's offering.I know that both Jim's conversions and the (pricey!) Maxmax ones leave some non-homogeneous areas (but maybe a flat can fix that). It would be interesting to see images from this conversion as well.
Quote:Brent? if I send you my 1000D for bayer removal, whats my risk if the camera dies in your care?
Quote:Brent, still haven't answered the pricing question..
Quote:Would you consider modding a DSLR-sensor-based astro camera? I have a QHY8 that I would dearly love to convert to monochrome, and the "no fuzz around the edges" that you claim intrigues me...(the QHY8 uses the sensor and board from the Nikon D40)
Astro-physics, Canon, Pentax, QSI, Rob Miller, Stellarvue, Takahashi, TEC, William Optics (Time to thin the herd) My astrophotos at http://www.flickr.com/photos/r...s/72157627136712042/
Quote:Hi Brent,This is pretty exciting! Do you need to remove the microlenses to do the mono conversion? --Ram
Quote:there's some sort of cover glass on Canon sensors that can't be removed.
Celestron Edge 8"
9/11- Never Forget.
Quote:Sorry for the delay in reply, guys....been bit busy (check the Sig below Hey Zach, of course the newer cameras would be better OVERALL, but if you already have a camera, especially one as proven as the 350D AND are happy us in it with its current flaws(amp glow, more cables for automation and no Live View), GO FOR IT!!! I would...without a doubt!Hope that helps.. PJ, thanks for the interest. Cheers, guys!Brent