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Old 17-06-2017, 04:33 PM
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Using your ASI ZWO camera on Android

I chanced by this today at
and yes it actually runs on my Samsung Galaxy S7 with my ASI185MC. As they say, a few bugs to iron out but it does run. Waiting for the clouds to clear here in Brisbane to test it's usefulness in the field.
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Forecast clear tonight Jim!
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I gave it a try and it was pretty good. Yes a few bugs and ergonomic aspects I would change. I think the app crashed once. If you give the current version a go, forget about the "auto" settings or you won't see anything. Eg On auto exposure it set itself to 100ms so you see nothing . Manually set to say 3secs and up and it's a different story. I was really surprised how much detail I saw in Omega Centauri at 5 second exposures despite the software not having any live stacking. Overall though I like it and hope they continue it's development.
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It's fun. I've only used it on my phone so a bit small. Would be good on a tablet.

I've used it with the asi290mm. Great on star clusters with short exposures and a bit of gamma. I could even pull out small bright nebs like the trifid with 2-5sec exposures.

Now if they put in an on the fly stacking feature ...
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Jim did the s7 provide enough power ? I have the s7 edge and an older galaxy tab s 8.4" but I'm finding my battery on the 8.4 Does not last very long.
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