I thought I might be in error but did notice the low image quality you mention. I did join
the SAC Yahoo group and will persue questions there.
What is your current equipment set up?
Thank you for your reply.
--- In William-Optics@yahoogroups.com, "astronights1" <johnbuonomo@y...> wrote:
> Why Yes I use a SAC Camera,
> I have the 8.2 This camera for the cost is absolutly incredible.
> it is a take off off the JG Mod of the BW security camera and the
> SAC8.5 is just a USB only verion of it.
> It's sensitivity is unmached for it's price but you should realise
> that with savings comes some lack of quality.
> The 8 is a 8BIT camera and is limited by this fact,
> the SAC8.5 has been discontinued for a future model based on the
> SAC10 camera currently being built by SAC (3.3mp one shot color)
> The new SAC10/NGC Lines will use a mariad of possible 16Bit BW or
> 48Bit Color CCD chips that will be interchangable in the camera head.
> If you want to shoot color I would suggest the new Orion Starshooter
> (this is also manufactured by SAC for Orion) It's a True 16bit camera
> 1 shot color for the same cost as the SAC8.5.
> I would suggest that you Vist the SAC Yahoo group and pose the
> question there, it is a Excellent community of users that are very
> helpful pointing users in the right direction.
> Good Luck and Clear Skies.
> --- In William-Optics@yahoogroups.com, konaangler <no_reply@y...>
> > Do any of you use one of the SAC CCD imaging products? I am
> interested in their SAC8.5
> > camera and any comparisons to other CCD imaging alternatives.