Trust Primo PolarCam

The base for all our tutorials, be it how to polar align or master astro imaging

Moderators: hawk_eye1975, budgetastro, martin_h


TUTORIALS SECTION

This section is only for the posting of actual tutorials, either single post or multiple, to ask questions or comment on a tutorial, please use the TUTORIAL DISCUSSIONS section where you will find a topic titled for each topic posted here, it just helps stop the topics becoming convoluted and lets the tutorials flow properly. If you post a tutorial, please also post a topic into TUTORIAL DISCUSSIONS with the same title.

Thanks.

Trust Primo PolarCam

Postby ASJ » Sat Feb 02, 2013 2:08 pm

After an afternoon session of tinkering, with better than expected results I thought I would write this one up into a tutorial should anyone want to have a go at making a Polarcam with a cheap alternative to the Philips SPC900 or Microsoft Lifecam.
This one is based on the Trust Primo Webcam, Admittedly not as good as the Philips or Lifecam and only has a resolution of 640 x 480, but coming in at around £8 I think its limited spec will be ok for polar aligning.
The actual tutorial is attached in PDF, comments can be made using the Thread in the discussion section.
Enjoy!

CLICK To Download


Link to discussion: viewtopic.php?f=42&t=14987

Hi, you are viewing as a guest, You can only see this first post in this topic. if you sign up you get access to other goodies you can't even see as a guest, including video tutorials on imaging and processing, scope modifications and even member discounts on gear!

So, give us a try, what have you got to lose! Oh, and if you stay, when you reach 50 posts you get access to MORE goodies! What are you waiting for!

User avatar
ASJ
Protostar
 
Posts: 68
Joined: Thu Feb 23, 2012 9:26 pm
Location: Holmfirth, West Yorkshire

Return to TUTORIALS

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests