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Auto guider to replace modded Phillips webcam

Posted: Wed Feb 20, 2013 11:10 pm
by Amartin
Hi all,
Just a parallel thread to my CCD vs DSLR thread - I want to upgrade my guiding equipment from the webcam to something like a QHY6.
Can anyone offer any insights as to whether this is he way to go?
Cheers
Andy

Re: Auto guider to replace modded Phillips webcam

Posted: Thu Feb 21, 2013 8:37 am
by dean_kos
I d seriously consider this one mate, boasts being a fantastic resolution at an affordable price.... Think this could be the way to go....

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004N4 ... -lenses-20

Re: Auto guider to replace modded Phillips webcam

Posted: Thu Feb 21, 2013 8:55 am
by cstone
Watch this space!

How much you betting someone figure's out how to modify the camera for long exposure :D :D :D

Re: Auto guider to replace modded Phillips webcam

Posted: Thu Feb 21, 2013 12:09 pm
by Amartin
Ah, waht a find, why didnt i think of that...
As always, i can rely on you Dean & Carl to provide proper guidance.

Ive also commissioned lego to cost the production of building an HEQ mount (dont worry - I'll get you both a discount :o