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RobertM

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Canon camera recommendations
« on: Apr 28, 2020, 20:22:23 »
Hi all,

Does anyone have any recommendation on a Canon camera to be used for Astro photography.  A friend has asked me to recommend one for his dad but I haven’t used a Canon for ages.

His dad has an Esprit 150 on an EQ8 and will be using it in Bortle 6 class skies northwest of London.

Max £500ish

Thanks
Robert
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Apophis

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Re: Canon camera recommendations
« Reply #1 on: Apr 28, 2020, 21:38:59 »
i had a Canon 750d Modded from https://www.cheapastrophotography.com/Available-Cameras.html always had good results and never had a problem.
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Roger
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Re: Canon camera recommendations
« Reply #2 on: Apr 28, 2020, 22:44:05 »
I'm afraid I am too out of date with DSLRs to be able to recommend anything.

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Re: Canon camera recommendations
« Reply #3 on: Apr 29, 2020, 08:17:24 »
The price point is entry level and at that level I don't think there is much difference between them.

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Re: Canon camera recommendations
« Reply #4 on: Apr 29, 2020, 10:45:52 »
It might be worth him looking on this website.  This guys modifies used (low count) Canon cameras and I know lots of people have used his cameras and say he provides a good service.

https://www.cheapastrophotography.com/Available-Cameras.html

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Re: Canon camera recommendations
« Reply #5 on: Apr 29, 2020, 13:17:04 »
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It might be worth him looking on this website.  This guys modifies used (low count) Canon cameras and I know lots of people have used his cameras and say he provides a good service.

https://www.cheapastrophotography.com/Available-Cameras.html

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i posted that link in my post.
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Re: Canon camera recommendations
« Reply #6 on: Apr 29, 2020, 18:15:04 »
Doh!

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Re: Canon camera recommendations
« Reply #7 on: Apr 30, 2020, 10:15:24 »
Thanks all.  I’m half thinking of an EOS M series because of all the mirror box shadow issues that plague DSLRs but I don’t know if they all support tether mode.

Will keep looking for a bit before deciding.

Many thanks
Robert