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Old 08-01-2007, 08:08 AM
Arthur Alchin (Arthur Alchin)
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Meade DSI

Good Day everybody.
I am a novice to amateur astronomy (about 2-3yrs), I was gifted by receiving a Meade DSI for Xmas by my wife which i will be using on a Meade LXD75 8"SN with F/4.

Can anybody give me any tips for this camera, especially with using Autosuite software. Also does the camera work as a autoguider/ and camera simultaneuosly so as to track and long expose.

I am also using an Olympus OM-1 and will attempt to do some eyepiece projection and primary focal, i have the T.ring and T adaptor ( ithink it is an adaptor: you can fit an eyepiece in it and it is somewhat telescopic to about 50mm), ISO 400 Fuji film. Again any simple trick that i need to know??

All advice welcome
Arthur
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Old 08-01-2007, 08:24 AM
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we have a resident DSI expert (Eric) i am sure he has a thousand and one tips for you

oh and welcome aboard
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Old 08-01-2007, 10:49 AM
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First thing you need to do is get your wife to ring all our wives................
If you ever plan to get rid of her, be sure to list her in the classifieds here

welcome aboard.............you get all the help you need right here........stand by
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