By attaching the web camera to a telescope using a special type of adapter, it is now possible for amateur astronomers to take high-quality photos of planets. The IR-blocking filter serves two purposes: I will not be responsible for any damage caused to your equipment. Subscribe To receive updates on upcoming astronomical events and posts related to astronomy, kindly enter your email then click ‘Subscribe via Email’. Once removed, turn the lens clockwise until it finally detaches. Using DSLRs do not help either, because the sensors in this decade-old webcams are still more sensitive. You need to disable driver signing in windows 8 and install some custom drivers that someone has knocked together.
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If you intend to use the webcam as a guide camera, you may remove the IR-blocking filter to achieve greater sensitivity but take note it will no longer perform well in planetary imaging. Let me show you objects within reach of a small backyard telescope.
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Notify me of new posts via email. SPCNC and Logitech Pro and models have been known to perform well because they are equipped with a far more sensitive sensor: And put a different adapter on the front and put it back into the eyepiece holder. Notify me of new comments via email. The state-of-the-art camera software automatically detects your face and moves the lens to follow you as you move.
With the special Motion Detection feature you can record anything that happens in your wev while you’re out. To receive updates on upcoming astronomical events and posts related to astronomy, kindly enter your email then click ‘Subscribe via Email’. September 28, at 7: November 14, at 7: Went through steps stated above and have the camera moded without problems.
Edwin Gatia on Equipment. Seb for you reply but the spc will still not run. Register a new account. A person at the same mega meet came over and ask me how I was doingand I told him about the web cam. It’s perfect for webcasting and home monitoring. The ultra-sensitive high quality CCD sensor ensures natural looking images even in darkness.
Click on webb image to learn more. With it you can use your webcam as a camera for taking high-quality photographs that are even good enough for printing larger sized high quality images.
Thanks for the response Nebula I have also sent an email to Philips to see what they suggest as I could not find any reference to windows 8 on their site. It would also result to capturing images with reddish hue since IR light registers in camera sensors as deep red hue. Videos [trigger to render Video Gallery]. Hi-definition even in darkness This is simply the best webcam in the world. Digital Natural Motion to eliminate juddering effects Philips invented Digital Natural Motion to eliminate juddering effects that are visible with moving picture content.
How do we determine sensitivity? It has Philips state-of-the-art technology and its optics are so sensitive that it will even give you colourful, high definition images in darkness. March 24, at 7: Face tracking automatically follows your face The state-of-the-art camera software automatically detects your face and moves the lens to follow you as you move.
Philips SPC900NC PC Camera – web camera
Ultra-sensitive sensor technology for working in darkness The ultra-sensitive high-quality CCD sensor ensures natural-looking images even in darkness. So the pictures on it are lost.
May 23, at With it you can use your webcam as a camera for taking high-quality photographs that are even good enough for printing larger sized high-quality images. The lightning-fast 90 frames per second refresh rate produces incredibly stable images that are perfect for face-to-face video conferencing and remote home monitoring.
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