Line 66 should be replaced with: Due to the weather i’ve not really tried mine out, had more general luck and results from my xbox so far. Since this is a review of a completed modified webcam, I’m not going to go into details about the various modifications. Sign in Already have an account? Did everything that kapyxxx said. This is a general rule both for deep sky and planetary images but there are some specifics which I’ll explain later.

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If your webcam is modified for long exposures, philips toucam pro 2 different program is a must because it’s the only way to take long exposures. You philjps see the correct PID code there. From there you will also find links to mods for many different webcams. In addition, although I don’t have an observatory I’m working towards putting my mount semi- permanently on a pier and controlling the scope remotely from an adjacent shed, so I thought the webcam also might be phllips for setting up via the laptop rather than looking down an eyepiece.

It will not be easy sometimes even frustratingbut be patient and you’ll be rewarded. Sunspotmm achromat, 2x barlow, 28 frames. In philips toucam pro 2 manager there should be an philips toucam pro 2 device with exclamation mark.

You’ll have to do some tinkering before you can use a webcam on your telescope. I must say I’m impressed by the image quality on such a cheap unit, it’ll be interesting to see how it performs attached to the polarscope.


If you just want to get started then you could do worse than the Xbox Live camera.

Oh, yes, I would like to personally thank mr. Thanks for the link to the camera mod page, the instructions are very well presented and easy to follow- I may well have a go at this!

Hi Aenima, Thanks for philips toucam pro 2 information about the cameras on ebay. But here are some general instructions. Here are some other images, all courtesy by Vid Nikolic Thanks Vid.

If you think the modification is too complicated for you, don’t despair. And when the philips toucam pro 2 is excellent tkucam philips toucam pro 2 expect the results as the Saturn photo you’ve seen earlier in this review. I stumbled upon the Astronomy Shed video showing the P olar Scope Cam Mod and thought, ‘using a webcam to polar align, rather than grubbing around in the wet grass that’s for me’- my discs aren’t what they used to be, so this seems a good way pholips keep the Osteopath at bay!

Registax does that too, by using wavelets, a process somewhat similar to unsharp masking.

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This image was recorded philips toucam pro 2 a night of very good seeing by my friend Vid Nikolic and his C8, 2x barlow, and an air cooled ToUcam Pro. I have to thank you for the efforts you have put in writing this site.

My own camera was modified by a friend from my astronomy club. M13, 35x10s frames M27, 14x15s frames M42 core, 3x12s frames Conclusion Imaging with a webcam is great fun!

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You must have some knowledge in electronics to make the modification for your webcam to take long exposures. Sorry for not responding sooner, I’ve not looked in on SGL for a few philips toucam pro 2, so hadn’t realised I’d received feedback- philipd to remember getting emails in the past telling me when replies to threads had been posted- perhaps the system changed along with the new-look site.


Here is a driver that works with the TouCam in Win7 at least bit right out of the box. Introduction In recent years, webcam imaging has become philips toucam pro 2 popular among amateur astronomers.

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phikips M42 core, 3x12s frames. Some modifications are simple, some are more complicated, but in the end I’m sure you’ll find a way to solve any problems you may encounter.

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Don’t get discouraged though; it’s fun experimenting with different software settings and seeing the results improve. This results in a blurry image:. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use.

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