I'm trying to get into DSLR high resolution, lunar and solar spots for the time being, planets as soon as they are higher in the sky here in the north. I do _NOT_ want to get into imaging using a laptop, neither with the DSLR nor with a dedicated camera. My way is without computer and I'd like to optimize my images within that setup.
I have 4 different DSLRs available
- EOS 550D - T2i unmodded
- EOS 600D - T3i unmodded
- EOS 600D - T3i full spectrum mono (Bayer pattern removed)
- EOS 800D - T7i unmodded
What is the best way to capture high res? I learned the 550D offers a 1:1 crop mode and tested this out. I also learned magic lantern comes with a raw capture and with quality settings. I already tried raw mode with the 550D and my conclusion is it _cannot_ work because the card interface is too slow. It seems to be limited to the buffer only, some 15 seconds.
Now my question is it there is any benefit using quality settings in ML in the non raw modes and is this best with the 550D or does the huge increase in processing power and faster card writing suggest to go for a downsampled video mode on the 800D?
Is there any benefit using the mono for luminance? If the camera performs an internal debayer in video mode it will very likely ruin the extra resolution.
If this is better placed in the DSLR form the mods may move it there. I was not quite sure where to put it.
Thank you very much and clear skies!