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Old 07-05-2012, 08:46 AM
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Originally Posted by rally View Post
Sorry Paul,

I just cannot see how SBIG have copied QSI who supposedly invented the idea of putting a guide port in front of the filters...


Rally
Indeed. Don Goldman's MOAG was a 3rd party SBIG based solution that I'm pretty sure predates the QSI implementation ....not to mention the thousands of OAG-mounted ST4's that relieved you from the drudgery of hand guiding stars into their red-glowing guide-boxes some 25 years ago....

I've already ordered a "full-enchilada" (8 position wheel, AO etc.) STT8300 for myself, as with the AO, I see it as a killer high-res galaxy imaging system that should regularly allow guiding rates of around 10Hz.

Last edited by Peter Ward; 07-05-2012 at 09:21 AM. Reason: clarification
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