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#1 dustcloud

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Posted 03 August 2020 - 09:12 AM

Has anyone got temperature focus drift compensation to work with a EAF focuser.

I really like this electronic auto focuser.

Access to the exact stepper motor number is really useful.

Now I want to setup temperature compensation but there does not seems to be an option to turn that on.

Using Sharpcap as my capture software.

 

Help greatly appreciated.

 

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#2 OldManSky

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Posted 03 August 2020 - 12:43 PM

That "feature" isn't in the ASCOM driver.  It's in the imaging software (if the imaging software has it).

SGP has it, NINA has it, Voyager has it.  I'm not sure about Sharpcap, I have it but have only ever used it for polar aligning and guide camera focus checks.  I suspect it doesn't have it...



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Posted 04 August 2020 - 06:53 PM

thanks for that - which is the preferred capturing sotware these days out of SGP, NINA & Voyager ?


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Posted 05 August 2020 - 04:51 AM

I just got a Pagasus Cube.

I have been using NINA.

I understand APT is soon coming out with auto focus.


Edited by ks__observer, 05 August 2020 - 04:52 AM.


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Posted 05 August 2020 - 05:24 PM

thanks for that - which is the preferred capturing sotware these days out of SGP, NINA & Voyager ?

Depends on who you ask :)

 

I use NINA.  Very happy with it.  You'll find just good populations of happy users of all three.

NINA is free, and easy to setup, so you might give it at try and see if it works for you.

SGP and Voyager both have free trial versions, too.




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