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SBIG STV

dlawren1
08 Jan, 2019 22:54
I want to know how many are still using the SBIG STV for auto guiding?
Alberto-Mimmi
09 Jan, 2019 13:43
hello I still use the Sbig stv
dlawren1
09 Jan, 2019 16:46
I have seen your pictures using the STV.  They are great.  I bought a used STV from a Cloudy Nights vendor.  I have some questions regarding the set up of the STV.  Would you be willing to answer some questions?  If so I can be reached at   dlawren1@yahoo.com.   Some of the questions are as follows.  Do you use the e-finder for guiding or a guidescope?  Do you use auto calibrate or manual calibrate?  If  manual, what tips can you offer?
Alberto-Mimmi
10 Jan, 2019 07:09
hello use the STV has just been given by a friend who did not remember how to use it! I could not use e-finder and then I use a 9x50 finder and that's great! of soluto I do so: with focus I find a guide star I do the calibration in automatic and always automatically I also do the guide! if I can help you I will stay at your disposal!
dlawren1
10 Jan, 2019 16:50
Thanks for the information.  I never thought of using a 9x50 finder.  I will try that.  Thanks for your help.
Alberto-Mimmi
11 Jan, 2019 06:58
I used that of the Orion, which in practice is already a small guide telescope!
dlawren1
11 Jan, 2019 18:21
Which Orion guide scope do you use?  The Orion 50mm or the Orion 60mm?  Do you always use auto calibrate?  When you use auto calibrate, does it always work?
Alberto-Mimmi
12 Jan, 2019 12:30
I used for a while that d 50 mm now I switched to 70 mm but honestly I did not find diversity! yes, the automatic calibration always works, sometimes it happens that you reap error messages like "speed" or "angle"! At this point you have to intervene and understand the problem
dlawren1
12 Jan, 2019 17:25
Thank you agarin.  I just bought an Orion 50mm finder with a Helical focuser.  I hope that it will work.  Regarding you statement above that you might get messages like errors of "speed or angle",   its their information in the manual which explains these problems?
Alberto-Mimmi
12 Jan, 2019 17:43
sure will go well I should just find the right fire! for the speed problem you will have to verify the mount for the problem angle you will have to rotate the camera a little bit
dlawren1
12 Jan, 2019 17:47
Thanks again.
Alberto-Mimmi
12 Jan, 2019 17:52
nothing ! Hello
dlawren1
12 Jan, 2019 18:01
If you would rather reach me by e-mail, I can be reached at dlawren1@yahoo.com.
Alberto-Mimmi
15 Jan, 2019 09:16
ok
 
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