Hello to all! This is my first post, and am new to SGP, so please be gentle!
I just took delivery of my new QHY183c, and had a very frustrating first light last night. I also just purchased Sequence Generator Pro, and am thrilled with the features it offers, but very frustrated with my experience with it thus far.
Last night, I ran many multiple iterations of simple one line sequences; typically with 1 or 2 minute exposure times, and 10 to 20 frames, each with a 5 second delay between. None of the sequences were completed successfully. Somewhere in the middle of every capture sequence I ran, SGP would hang up while downloading the captured image to my hard drive. I started with the USB traffic at 30, and worked my way down to 1 in increments of 5. Every sequence hung; some after 6 images downloaded successfully, some after just one. When an image was successfully downloaded it took about 3.5 seconds to do so. When the sequence hangs, I have to reset it, then SGP becomes unresponsive. Upon restarting SGP, and reloading the unfinished sequence (or a completely different one), SGP freezes and becomes unresponsive, forcing me to reboot everything. I have downloaded and installed all of the latest software for the camera, SGP and Stellarium. My laptop is a somewhat dated Windows 7/32 bit/4G RAM/i5/USB2.0.
I’d sure appreciate any help you could offer.