I've been away from imaging for awhile.
I have an FLI camera, CFW, etc. that I used to run with Maxim 4. Worked fine then and still does.
All my software/hardware is from the 2000-2010 era.
I'm also acquiring other camera stuff from the same period.
The trend, it seems, is away from dedicated astro cameras (ccd) and more toward using DSLRs and CMOS cameras.
The software sellers like Maxim are following this trend and I can't blame them for that.
What I can blame them for is turning their backs on people who have paid and supported them over the years and now are not even allowed to read threads on their forums without paying them. I could understand it if they were offering improvements to their software that you use, but why buy upgrades for equipment/software you can't use?
Also, now software manufactures have gone to renting you their software instead of selling you their software, which really bugs me.
Ok I'll quit ranting now.
The question is.....
Who is producing camera control software that will control my vintage cameras that will sell it to me?