Requirements

CCD Commander takes advantage of other programs to automate your imaging session.

 

These programs are required to run CCD Commander:

TheSky6 v6.0.0.33 or later (Professional Edition only) by Software Bisque  http://www.bisque.com

or

TheSkyX v10.1.8 or later (Professional Edition only) by Software Bisque  http://www.bisque.com

or

ASCOM Telescope driver v2 or later  http://www.ascom-standards.org

 

CCDSoft v5.00.182 or later by Software Bisque  http://www.bisque.com

or

MaxIm DL v4.11 or later (including v5.xx) by Diffraction Limited  http://www.cyanogen.com

 

If you have an motorized focuser, CCD Commander will use:

FocusMax v3.3.29 or later by Larry Weber and Steve Brady  

v3.2.1 Installer available here: http://www.focusmax.org

v3.3.29 patch available here: http://ccdcommander.astromatt.com/FocusMax3329.zip

Latest version available here: http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/FMaxUG/files/

CCDSoft v5.00.182 or later @Focus or @Focus2 by Software Bisque  http://www.bisque.com

If you do not have a motorized focuser, CCD Commander can still be used without the ability to automatically focus.

 

If you have an instrument rotator, CCD Commander will use:

Optec Pyxis  http://www.optecinc.com

Astrodon TAKometer  http://www.astrodon.com

RCOS PIR  http://www.rcopticalsystems.com

ASCOM Rotator driver v1 or later  http://www.ascom-standards.org

If you do not have an instrument rotator, CCD Commander can be used without the ability to rotate.

 

If you have a dome, CCD Commander can use:

Automadome by Software Bisque  http://www.bisque.com

Digital Dome Works by Technical Innovations  http://www.homedome.com

ASCOM Dome driver v1 or later  http://www.ascom-standards.org

If you do not have a dome, CCD Commander can be used without dome control.

 

If you have a cloud sensor, CCD Commander will use:

Boltwood/Clarity Cloud Sensor  (version I or II) http://www.cyanogen.com

AAG Cloud Watcher http://www.aagware.eu/aag_cloudwatcher.htm

If you do not have a cloud sensor, CCD Commander can be used without cloud monitoring.