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Started by bobblack, 08/23/2008 05:58AM
Posted 08/23/2008 05:58AM Opening Post
Hi to everyone, I am using a canon Xti with a 8" SCT. This camera does not have 'live focus'.
Would it be possible to somehow hook the camera to my laptop and focus it that way?
As always, I thankyou, bob
Posted 08/23/2008 06:49AM #1
Yes. That's exactly what I do. And this is what I use:

http://www.stark-labs.com/nebulosity.html

In addition, you're gonna need a shutter interface cable from Shoestring Astronomy, but, believe me, once you get used to focusing and controlling the camera from a laptop you will never go back.

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