Sequence Generator 3.0 is Released


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Sequence Generator 3.0 is Released. This update bears an upgrade cost. Please see here for the SGPro 3.0 upgrade FAQ.


SGPro 3.0 can be downloaded here and you can purchase it here.

Note: Please make sure you sign into the Main Sequence Software website (not the forum) before purchase!


SGPro 3.0 Feature Updates

  • Planning tools

    • Show target rise and set on an easy to read graph
    • Easily identify when it is “safe” to start imaging (twilight, etc)
    • Choose start and end times quickly by clicking on the graph
    • See an itemized list of errors and warnings to help you plan the capture sequence
    • Define your own custom horizon to reflect your environment
    • Check the status of the moon
  • New features for start and end times

    • Define times by altitude (or by time of day)
    • Lock time or altitude
      • When time is locked, the time will remain static from day to day and the altitude will vary
      • When altitude is locked, it will remain static and the time will vary
  • Integration with FocusLock (still beta)

    • See FocusLock status without needing the FocusLock application
    • Perform basic operations direct from SGPro
    • Restart the current frame if FocusLock reports you are out of focus m (will block until focus is re-acquired)
    • Prevent FocusLock from altering the focuser position during image integration
  • Update manager overhaul, managing SGPro versions is now easier than ever

    • Receive notifications that your SGPro is out of date
    • Snooze these notifications for 7 days (more time intervals soon)
    • View release notes in a new, rich text formatted, area
    • Download and upgrade without ever going to the MSS web site
    • Opt-in to the beta-track directly from the update manager to get notifications of new betas (or new releases… whichever is the latest)
  • Gear

    • Support for Gemini SnapCap FlatBox device
    • Support for Canon Digic 6 and 7 cameras
    • Native support for ZWO ASI (beta)
    • SBIG RBI Implementation
  • Misc changes

    • Addition of “per event” gain control
    • A sequence can now import targets from other SGPro sequences
    • Updated CTYPEn FITS headers to report projection as gnomonic (instead of default)
    • SGPro will now more accurately detect the need to auto connect with a flats box
    • Recovery mode stabilization
    • Added camera gain to the file namer (%cg)

SGPro 3.0 can be downloaded here and you can purchase it here.

Note: Please make sure you sign into the Main Sequence Software website (not the forum) before purchase!


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