Polarcam Is Here!

For the discussion of posted tutorials so as not to break up the threads. Just start a thread here with the same name as the tutorial.

TUTORIAL DISCUSSION

Why a tutorial discussion section? Well, if a person is posting a tutorial thread in segments, the tendency is for people to post questions in-between. This causes the tutorial to become convoluted.

So, if you post a tutorial, especially if you intend it to be several messages long (ie, in steps) please also post a thread here with" <name of tutorial> discussion" as the subject.

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Re: Polarcam Is Here!

Postby Dion » Sun Jan 29, 2012 2:53 pm

As an update to this, most of us know that the SPC900 has practically dried up, in a recent conversation with Gary Ahlers who is one of the webcam modding gods of the astro community, he passed on the following info :-

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Hi Dion,

I *KNEW * you'd understand.

BTW, here's one for your bag of tricks. CCD webcams are getting very rare
and expensive so I used a Lifecam Cinema for my Polarcam. Did the usual
mechanical mod but left the focuser on, slid it into a piece of 1"Schedule
20 PVC added a setscrew and it's done. It runs at the top of its
sensitivity but gives a good picture. The autofocuser and zoom are added
benifit. The fact that you can get "em for 30 bucks don't hurt either. Love
your videos though.

Regards, Gary

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