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  1. Yesterday
  2. Many months ago Yahoo dropped support for providing ambient temperature. Please read this thread from the top, particularly Guylain's post from April 24, 2016.
  3. I just bought Backyard EOS (3.1.16) but it doesnt have the Yahoo option. What am I doing wrong?
  4. Last week
  5. daverobitaille@rogers.com

    LX 200 classic toggle

    Thanks! This answer why it did not work!
  6. astroman133

    LX 200 classic toggle

    I downloaded the ASCOM driver (Meade LX200 Classic and Autostar #494, #495, and #497, version 5.0.4) from the ASCOM site. It comes with the Visual Basic source code. It confirms my assumption that the driver does not support the MoveAxis calls that BYE uses to jog the scope. The code has a comment that the functionality is not provided due to poor precision in the underlying protocol. Often I collect photons from a given object over the course of several nights. So quickly getting back to the exact same pointing position is important. I use AstroTortilla to do this. It can also help with initially centering your target. Of course other plate solving applications will work for this, as well, but AT integrates well with BYE. Sorry!
  7. astroman133

    validate trial version (V 3.1.16)

    You should not have to run BYE As Administrator. This is not normal and may be an indication that Windows 10 has changed permissions on some folders that BYE uses. Running BYE As Administrator could affect other programs that BYE interacts with. For example, PHD or MetaGuide for guiding or AstroTortilla for plate solving, or ASCOM drivers. You might try removing BYE and re-installing it to a different directory (using a different directory is important) to see if it allows you to run with normal permissions.
  8. WYY

    validate trial version (V 3.1.16)

    Hi, thanks for your help!!! I use Windows 10, that's already punishment enough ;-))))) My W-Lan, I have turned off in the rule. I then started my W-Lan and started the software as administrator, then everything went smoothly! Could test yesterday and I'm excited, controlling the recordings perfectly and dithering too! Viele Grüße aus dem Münsterland, Wolfgang
  9. daverobitaille@rogers.com

    LX 200 classic toggle

    I mean to center the objects using BYE
  10. admin

    LX 200 classic toggle

    What do you mean toggle?
  11. astroman133

    LX 200 classic toggle

    Sorry, but I don't understand your reference to "toggle". What do you mean? If you are talking about the BYE's ASCOM Telescope control, it is possible that it may not work with your mount. I believe that the BYE virtual elescope hand pad requires support of MoveAxis calls to the driver. If the LX200 driver does not support MoveAxis then the BYE telescope hand pad will not move the telescope.
  12. daverobitaille@rogers.com

    LX 200 classic toggle

    Hi, I have a LX 200 classic and cannot get the toggle working. I downloaded all required drivers and still not working. Can someone tell me step by step how to work it out? I use Stelarium and want to use toggle to center objects before capture. Thanks! Dave
  13. astroman133

    validate trial version (V 3.1.16)

    For the record...new users who have problems validating their license are not entering both the license key and identifier correctly. Use Copy/Paste to transfer the license key from your My Purchases are of your profile to the license verification dialog in BYE/BYN. The Identifier field is the account login username that you used when you got the license. If you enter them correctly, the license will verify.
  14. admin

    validate trial version (V 3.1.16)

    Looks like you were able to activate it, I see a trial activation about 10 minutes ago.
  15. I cannot vlidate the trial Version??? Reg-Number and Username is correctly
  16. astroman133

    canon rebel t3i

    Have you tried plugging and unplugging the cable? Plugging the cable into a different port? into a different computer? a different USB cable? Does Windows recognize the camera? Is it listed in the Windows Device Manager when the camera is plugged into the PC and powered on? In BYE, when you are connecting, you are asked to choose from Canon, Canon215, and Canon210. Which option(s) did you choose? For your camera the Canon option should work. Is the camera in the Manual shooting mode? If the camera supports WiFi, it should be disabled. Do you have the Canon EOS utility? If so, does it connect with camera? If the EOS Utility does not connect then neither will BYE. The problem is either Windows (not likely) or the USB port, USB cable, or the camera itself. All of this has been suggested in previous posts to other newbies who have problems getting connected. Perhaps you may get additional ideas from reading old posts where a new user has a connection problem.
  17. admin

    canon rebel t3i

    Does windows see the camera? What version on BackyardEOS? Which Canon drivers are you choosing in BYE when connection? Canon, Canon215, or Canon2010? I moved this thread in the BackyardEOS forum.
  18. irenaud1980

    canon rebel t3i

    I cannot connect the camera to the software; I have windows 10. what can I do
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  20. admin

    Elmond

    Sure, I just canceled your first trial. Go ahead and add it your cart and proceed to checkout for your second trial key. Regards,
  21. Elmond

    Elmond

    Dear O'Telescope: Could I please get a 2nd free trial of the Backyard EOS Software for Canon? My first trial expired on or about 30 Sept 2018. I am learning astrophotography and want to test it up at Mt. Rainier with my Canon 40D modified for this hobby and my Eos Rebel T6. Thank You!
  22. admin

    ISO in Frame and Focus

    The need to pause for most models, some do not. Looks like yours do not... or this may be a side effect of the hack firmware you have installed. It's difficult to say. Regards,
  23. dpcryer

    ISO in Frame and Focus

    Sorry to be so slow trying this out but have tried clearing the Cache Data and it didn't help. Anyhow there's an easy workaround and it is using the hacked firmware so might be behaving a bit differently so I'm not really bothered. Interesting changing ISO in liveview seems to work fine for me even without pausing Liveview but will bear that in mind.
  24. Earlier
  25. admin

    Trial Extention

    Done. I just sent you an email. Go ahead add a trial again in your cart and proceed to checkout for a second trial key. Regards,
  26. Pierre1

    Trial Extention

    Hi, I apologize, as I use the contact us button for this request. Would it be possible to extend the trial? Thank You in advance, Pierre1,
  27. Miguel

    Connection time out

    Hi, these are good tips, i'll give them a try ! Can't remember a lost connection after i've changed the camera to the other port witch is indeed on the other side of the laptop. I'm currently running a test on that other port so far so good, but only 18 mins in the test. Thanks for the replies, i will post my findings. Regards
  28. admin

    Connection time out

    If the camera disconnects during a session this is due to a physical connection being interrupted. Even a 1ms interruption will cause the Canon SDK to fire a camera disconnect event and since the camera won't connect after this unless you change the port kinda points into this direction too. When you connect the camera in a different port after it disconnects, do you leave it into that port? And does it eventually disconnects from that port too? Do you have USB ports on 2 sides of your laptop? If yes connect the camera on the other side. This seems weird but inside your laptop usb ports on difference sides will often be on a separate internal USB bus and this may solve your issue if the internal USB bus is saturated with data. If you have a guide camera make sure it is connected on the opposite side. Regards,
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