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So, if you have a Nikon camera that was released over a year ago and it is "not supported" by BYN, the reason is on Nikon's side because they have chosen not to release a software development kit to allow BYN to communicate with the camera. Only they can know why. It could be a marketing decision or there could be a technical reason.


Yes, there is also the PTP protocol that is used by other software, but BYN is not designed to use PTP. Guylain has said that to modify BYN to support PTP would be a major rewrite that he is not willing to undertake.


Your best chance is to voice your frustration with Nikon customer support!

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1 hour ago, Kaiser666 said:

I just purchased A Celestron se6.  I have a Nikon 3200 camera and I want to know if there is an operating system I can use for my Nikon 3200 thanks, Jackie Burkhalter

No, please read the post above.

The D3### series are not supported (and will not) because Nikon does not have a SDK for them.   Digicam uses PTP protocol, not the Nikon SDK.

The full list of supported camera is in a link in the page footer.


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Also, the Celestron 6SE is an alt-az fork arm mount. In order to avoid the effects of field rotation in long exposure images, the mount must incorporate a wedge to convert the alt-az mount into an equatorial mount. 

If you are planning on using a DSLR for astrophotography, make sure that it is supported by whatever camera control software you choose. In the case of BYE and BYN, you need to verify that the camera model is in the supported cameras list. If the camera is a recently-released model and is not in the list, then you should investigate further and ensure that the camera supports tethered control via a wired USB connection (not WiFi!) and that the camera maker intends to release SDK support for it. There can often be a delay of several months from when a camera is released to  when SDK support is available. Keep this in mind when choosing a camera that is not yet supported.

I would also consider only cameras with a C-sized sensor, especially if you plan to use it with a 1.25" visual back.

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