Orion with astrotracer miscalibration fix

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OP Polacofede Contributing Member • Posts: 943
Re: M.GPS.NF = My GPS nut fix

Ari Aikomus wrote:

Okey, I tried today simple experiment with metal nuts

K-70 and O-GPS1and with a standard compass...

After the basic calibration the camera compass showed quite right north:

...And with couple of metal nuts (about 35-40 grams/total) I got the camera compass point to different direction. When I moved nuts, the camera's compass showed different degrees:

I can imagine that I can control the camera compass in this way.

Here is my prototype of GPS.NF...

And if you have GPS build-in, then you can use this kind of hotshoe trick...

Quite awesome, huh? Or what do you think?

cheeers,

Ari

Lol! Yeah! Well im in a similar approach but sticking a piece of the rod with duct tape, just for testing. Will let you know my findings.the idea is trying to compensate the magnetic declination too.

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