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07-31-2013, 08:04 AM   #1
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Maxim DL5 Plugin for Pentax K20D DSLR

I am using my camera for astrophotography. The market leader in digital control platforms is Maxim DL5. It has built-in Plug-ins for Nikon, Olympus and other cameras but nothing for Pentax cameras. Is the company considering producing an ASCOM compliant plug-in for Maxim. Their website encourages developers to produce 3rd part plug-ins but I am unable to complie suitable software myself.

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It's a bit harder for Pentax being such a small camera maker compared to canon and nikon. You may wish to look at the 60Da.

By the way, if you get the o-gps1 accessory, you can leverage your pentax's Sr mechanism to work as an astrotracer.

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QuoteOriginally posted by Adam Quote
if you get the o-gps1 accessory, you can leverage your pentax's Sr mechanism to work as an astrotracer
Good job there's some real clever people on the forum here, I didn't even understand the answer, let alone the question.

Good luck in resolving your issue.

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