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How to Change Astrophotography Tool Min Exposure Time?

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#1 John Dennehy

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Posted 23 February 2020 - 02:13 PM

Hello,

 

I am using the Astrophotography Tool software to control a STF8300M CCD. When taking exposures, APT's interface offers a range from 0.4s to Bulb. Bulb allows you to enter your own value, and since I would like to take a frame faster than 0.4s long, I enter in a number less than 0.4s, only to have the program correct it to 0.4s when I hit enter. 

 

The STF8300M has a min exposure time of 0.09s. When using CCDOPS I can take a 0.09s exposure with no problem. Does APT have a database in which it reads 0.4s as the min time? Is there a way to alter this setting so that I can take shorter exposures?

 

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John



#2 Jii

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Posted 23 February 2020 - 02:25 PM

I think that it would be better to send this question to APT's own forums, Ivo usually answers quite fast to questions:

 

https://aptforum.com/phpbb/

 

SBIG has its own forum there.


Edited by Jii, 23 February 2020 - 02:26 PM.


#3 John Dennehy

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Posted 23 February 2020 - 03:04 PM

Will do; thanks!




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