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Old 23-11-2019, 08:45 AM
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The definitive answer is, yes, the Starchaser 2/3 will guide plus drive the AO and AOX systems without needing a SBIG camera back end.

The rub however will need to get the appropriate adapters custom made to ensure a mechanical AND optical match to get focus with the guider and camera. SBIG will not support such efforts, so if you stuff up the back focus calculation for your particular camera...not their problem.

Of course, you could always buy the new 4k by 4k SBIG sCMOS camera announced at the 2019 AIC...
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