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  1. Interesting, since I'm just beginning with this set up, I'm going to try and minimize Live View during the alignment process and see how that goes. It would be great to see the sensor temp, but it sounds like the SDK does not support it. I think I can also minimize the settings for live view down to 24fps, vs. 60 to minimize heat/battery usage.
  2. ah, I have the Nikon D810. Interesting, did not think about the heat issue. So, if I'm using BYN with live view (meaning the image is on the computer screen, not on the camera) I'm still heating the sensor?
  3. Hi, I have the Celestron Edge HD 11" which has the fastar setup. So I have the secondary mirror removed, and the hyper star installed (giving me a whopping F2) and camera attached to the front end. Can I use drift align to align, calibrate and polar align the scope? The "polar align" with this scope is a manual adjustment of the dec/azimuth. I'm assuming I can do it all with the drift align functionality but wanted to confirm. Thanks, jim
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    D810 Issues

    Ok, so do I just set RAW in byN or in the camera as well?
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    D810 Issues

    Hi Guys/Girls; THANKS for getting back so quickly. All is working perfectly now. Cosmic Ray's suggestion about the download times sent me into another full diagnostic test mode. First, with a 20mm 1.8 lens attached to the D810, I could not go beyond 8 seconds, this was very odd. I removed the lens and tried again. It appears the camera didn't recognize the lens, once it did I could manually do bulb shots. Whit that under my belt, I switched to the t-ring and started with Jpeg basic only incase the file size were too much for the 3' USB connection. It worked fine and I went back to RAW+Jpe
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    D810 Issues

    Help, 1st time posting... Just bought the byN premium and think its great software! I'm having some issues though... I've tried 2 scenarios: 1. Running Parallels with Win10 on MacBookPro OS High Sierra 10.13.4 and 2. Ran out and bought a HP Laptop running Intel Core i3 8th Gen and Win10 (yes, I want to get this working!!) I set up a capture plan on the Mac and it shot the correct number of shots, however the exposure times were off. When I switched to bulb I started getting the "you need a serial cable" issue. So I promptly went out and got a HP/IBM based laptop. Same quirky issues
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