SbigControl - New Release V1.3 Rev. 1c - November 2016 - Astrophoto

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Manfred Schwarz - Austria
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SbigControl - New Release V1.3 Rev. 1c - November 2016

SbigControl
This brand new software is a low cost alternative control program for your SBIG astronomic camera
Background
SbigControl - Downloads
SbigControl - Tutorials
SbigControl - User Group
SbigControl - Purchase
 Features
  • Free Update - Lifelong
  • Supports Adaptive Optics AO and also AO-X (some other programs do not support it)
  • Sequence – you can define your full imaging program of an object for a night and let it work automatically
  • Re-find guide star – if a guide star is lost, sbigControl can find it again automatically Dithering
  • Automatic save of images in an automatic created folder structure
  • Automatic change of guiding exposure time during guiding, if star brightness changes
  • Automatic find of optimal Flatfield exposure time
  • Open shutter during guiding without imaging (most software turns the shutter permanently)
  • Selectable acoustic alarm for end of image, end of sequence or error condition
  • Log file for imaging, with time stamps and much more data
  • Many user changeable parameters to customize the software for your needs
  • Support of ASCOM focuser (auto-focus), rotator and telescope mount
  • Download DSS or STSCI image of your target in the size of your chip to get an idea of the target area
  • Easy to use
SbigControl is developed by a user (me) who has worked over the last 15 years with Sbig cameras
Much more features, please test it!

System requirements
Windows 7 with .Net Framework 4.5 or Win 8 or Win 10 (.Net look at Downloads)
Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributeable 2013 (look at Downloads)
SBIG driver (look at http://www.sbig.com)
ASCOM 6.1 or higher (look at http://ascom-standards.org/)
min. 2GB memory, min. 1024x768 pixel screen resolution, better more,
Free download of Demo software with complete functionality in Download area
(except saving images)
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