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Offline ammar174

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Hello from Leicestershire
« on: 23:02:42, 13 June, 2017 »
Hello. I am just starting out - I have a Canon D6 and have built a barn door tracker. I also wrote some software to go with it that calculates the rotation speed for any mount design/screw pitch/hinge distance and buzzes at the correct speed for tracking. It is only on Android -

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Re: Hello from Leicestershire
« Reply #1 on: 11:46:18, 14 June, 2017 »
Big welcome to UKAI.  Good to have you with us.

Nice work on the tracking software

Looking forward to seeing the fruits of your labours !


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Re: Hello from Leicestershire
« Reply #2 on: 22:25:49, 14 June, 2017 »
Welcome along from me....

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Re: Hello from Leicestershire
« Reply #3 on: 08:08:35, 15 June, 2017 »
Welcome to UKAI.

Be sure to post the results of your hard work!

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Re: Hello from Leicestershire
« Reply #4 on: 12:17:25, 15 June, 2017 »
Welcome to UKAI

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Re: Hello from Leicestershire
« Reply #5 on: 21:01:31, 15 June, 2017 »
Hello and welcome to UKAI 
Malcolm :thumbup:

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Re: Hello from Leicestershire
« Reply #6 on: 05:45:55, 22 June, 2017 »
A very warm welcome to UKAI  :D
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