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New Version of AstroDMx Capture – 1.4.5.0

IMPORTANT: Version 1.4.5.0 has superseded 1.4.4.0 which was released on the 9th April 2022. This is due to an issue which came to light immediately after the release of 1.4.4.0. Feature Removed Version 1.4.4.0 added a new white balance function for SVBONY cameras. However, after testing this feature on an astronomical object, it came to light that the white balance function did not perform as well as expected. The software developer has removed this feature for the time being. It may be added again after further testing. The One Touch white balance function remains in place. New Feature Under very…

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New Release – AstroDMx Capture 1.4.4.0

UPDATE: 1.4.4.0 has been superseded by 1.4.5.0 due to issues that came to light immediately after release. Note, the white balance function detailed below has been removed in 1.4.5.0. For more information about 1.4.5.0 please see this news article. New Feature Release A new feature release of AstroDMx Capture – Version 1.4.4.0. This release introduces support for two new camera types and two new features as well as bug fixes and other updates. The first of these features is a permanently on or off automatic white balance function for SVBONY 305, 405 and 905 range of cameras. This is in…

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A New Website for AstroDMx Capture

Welcome to the new home of AstroDMx Capture. The AstroDMx Capture website has been redesigned from the ground up and most of the content has been rewritten. There’s a revised section called AstroDMx Overview which covers most of the main functionality as well as specific technical pages for Linux, Windows, macOS and ChromeOS that hopefully will help the user. Please feel free to contact me if you have a problem using this site. This website also has a new page called “News”. I will post updates about new versions and highlight known issues here as and when they become available or pertinent. AstroDMx Capture…

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New Version of AstroDMx Capture Released

Version 1.4.2.0 This release is mainly a maintenance release to fix a few bugs and update camera SDKs. In addition to this, FITS image files can now be loaded into the real-time calibration system. Please see the changelog for more information; the new version can be downloaded from the main download section of this site. Nicola Mackin (19th Feb 2022)

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New Version of AstroDMx Capture Released

Version 1.4.1.0 This version introduces support for the SVBONY SV405CC cooled OSC camera and has a full implementation of its cooling functions. This camera is proving to be a solid deep sky camera, for more information please see Dr. S J Wainwright’s blog and search for SV405CC. In addition to this, a new fully customisable reticle has been added which can be moved to an arbitrary position by using the mouse. The user is able to specify a number of concentric circles of any size as well as adding perimeter and centre makers. AstroDMx is now HiDPI aware and should…

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Cameras Recently Implemented

Recent versions of AstroDMx Capture have added support for new camera classes. These cameras have been natively implemented and support the camera’s full range of functionality. Touptek; OmegonPro; Bresser (Touptek Derived Cameras). If supported by the camera hardware, each of cameras listed above have full cooling functionality implemented. That is, fan speed, dew heater, cooler power and cooler target temperature. The hardware specifically tested is as follows, however, any camera by the same manufacturer should function correctly. OMEGON veTEC533c; MTR3CMOS09000KPA. The new release can be downloaded from the main downloads section of this website.