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Moravian G2 8300 color - Live view?

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Moravian G2 8300 color - Live view? was created by the.cakemaker

Hey there again.

I have problems focusing with my Moravian G2. The main thing is, it has no Liveview. Now, i asked me if thats a camera-related thing or has it something to do with KStars?
Because a friedn of mine has a G3 and HE HAS liveview supported.

So should liveview work with my G2 and it´s a bug, or does it just not work?

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Niki
Skywatcher EQ6-R | Lacerta 10" Carbon-Newton | Skywatcher 6" Newton | Moravian G2 8300 color | Canon EOS 5DMarkIIIa | ASI120mm guiding cam on OAG | KSTARS NIGHTLY 3.2.0. on my outdoor-Laptop | KSTARS v. 3.2.0 on iMac and Macbook Air
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Replied by jpaana on topic Moravian G2 8300 color - Live view?

The KAF-8300 sensor isn't really suited for live view as it requires a mechanical shutter and also read-out time is quite long. My Atik383L+ has the same sensors and can't do it either.
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Replied by the.cakemaker on topic Moravian G2 8300 color - Live view?

So how do you focus then? Can you explain?
It´s just maybe i am thinking around too much corners i believe...

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Niki
Skywatcher EQ6-R | Lacerta 10" Carbon-Newton | Skywatcher 6" Newton | Moravian G2 8300 color | Canon EOS 5DMarkIIIa | ASI120mm guiding cam on OAG | KSTARS NIGHTLY 3.2.0. on my outdoor-Laptop | KSTARS v. 3.2.0 on iMac and Macbook Air
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Replied by jpaana on topic Moravian G2 8300 color - Live view?

My setup is remote and fully automated so I just use the auto focus routine in Ekos.
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Replied by nmac on topic Moravian G2 8300 color - Live view?

I have the G2 Mono version. No need for the live view. I just use a 2 second exposure binned 4x4 on the focus module.
At 4x4, it's very fast downloading the picture. And it works fine, never had problems.
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