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Old 28-01-2011, 06:16 PM
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SBIG's new toy

Well maybe not so new...looks like SBIG has taken the guide sensor out of their STX range and milked another application out of it...but it does look good.

http://www.sbig.com/sbwhtmls/STi.htm
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Old 28-01-2011, 06:25 PM
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looks like a copy of the SX lodestar with a different CCD.

http://www.starlight-xpress.co.uk/Lodestar.htm
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Old 28-01-2011, 10:15 PM
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At almost $600 for the SBIG give me a DSI II anyday.
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Old 29-01-2011, 09:10 PM
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At almost $600 for the SBIG give me a DSI II anyday.
Given no one outside of SBIG's "skunk works" has one of these.... a curious comment.

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Old 29-01-2011, 10:47 PM
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I wouldn't mind one. Probably much cleaner image than my QHY guider and easier to use with CCDSoft.
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Old 30-01-2011, 07:00 AM
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I won't start a Lodestar/SBIG Guider dispute, but will add that the Lodestar is THE best guider I have had. If the SBIG is similar or the same then the price is well worth it.
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Old 30-01-2011, 08:05 AM
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Pity sbig did not build in a rgh port, or i2c port to drive Sbigs adaptive optics, I would be up for one if it had those features.
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