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Forum: Foto Fair 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 273
Views: 26,954
Posted By wornish
Re: Astro Photos

Soon be time to get the telescope out again if the clouds ever go away.

In the meantime, I have just discovered that you can now access Stellarium from the web.

It is extremely easy to use and...
Forum: Dealers' Den 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 419
Posted By AMc
Re: Can this price be for real?

Missed that - well spotted!
Forum: The lounge 16th July 2019
Replies: 30
HELP! Pop Up Scam?
Views: 796
Posted By Zuiko
Re: Pop Up Scam?

Thank you very much, Mike, I followed your link today and downloaded both Malwarebytes and Hitman, scanning my computer with each. I don't know for sure whether it has worked or not yet, but...
Forum: Foto Fair 8th July 2019
Replies: 5
Views: 310
Posted By Beagletorque
Re: 4000 ISO 1/15 Second

As Mark says, the 300 f4.
Forum: General accessories 23rd June 2019
Replies: 12
Views: 995
Posted By DavidB
Re: AC-5 power supply for HLD-9 grip

I kept checking until I had to go out, but could only find US sources.
Forum: General accessories 23rd June 2019
Replies: 12
Views: 995
Posted By raichea
Re: AC-5 power supply for HLD-9 grip

The centre is +ve as per my write up. To verify, see the diagram on the HLD-9 itself.
Forum: General accessories 23rd June 2019
Replies: 12
Views: 995
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: AC-5 power supply for HLD-9 grip

The last thing you need to check is the polarity of the connection. It's pretty much standard that the centre pin of the power plug is +ve and the sleeve is -ve but I have seen some equipment wired...
Forum: General accessories 23rd June 2019
Replies: 12
Views: 995
Posted By raichea
Re: AC-5 power supply for HLD-9 grip

That saves me the trouble of posting a link to my website *chr
Forum: General accessories 23rd June 2019
Replies: 12
Views: 995
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: AC-5 power supply for HLD-9 grip

Read here:

https://steverussellphotography.co.uk/2017/01/09/extpsu/

Steve
Forum: General accessories 23rd June 2019
Replies: 12
Views: 995
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: AC-5 power supply for HLD-9 grip

The Olympus AC-5 adaptor supplies 9V at 5A, that's 45W, I hardly think that the OM-D E-M1 Mark II uses anywhere near that power, even at maximum load. I don't have a Mk.II camera but looking at...
Forum: General accessories 22nd June 2019
Replies: 12
Views: 995
Posted By DavidB
Re: AC-5 power supply for HLD-9 grip

NCheapest I've found is 125 https://www.bristolcameras.co.uk/p-olympus-ac-5-mains-ac-adapter-for-hld-9.htm , approx.the cost of 2x 1720 mAh BLH-1 batteries...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 21st June 2019
Replies: 218
Views: 7,725
Posted By raichea
Re: v3 Firmware for mk2 - updates for mk2, m1x and lenses

The Menu Directory (starting on p203 of the new manual) shows what settings are assigned to custom modes and those that are restored to their default values after a full reset (ie after updating...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 19th June 2019
Replies: 218
Views: 7,725
Posted By BDennis
v3 Firmware for mk2 - updates for mk2, m1x and lenses

Olympus just announced firmware updates for the m1x, mk2, 300mmF4 and 40-150 f2.8. I'll be staying in tonight then..

https://www.olympus.co.uk/site/en/c/cameras_support/index.html

"New...
Forum: The lounge 16th May 2019
Replies: 7
Views: 340
Posted By Harold Gough
Multi-Version Windows Worm Patch

https://hotforsecurity.bitdefender.com/blog/microsoft-worm-warning-windows-users-urged-to-patch-now-21153.html#new_tab

Harold
Forum: Lens focus 14th May 2019
Replies: 20
Views: 2,294
Posted By Ricoh
Re: Astro photo Lens decision.

Huawei P30 pro

https://petapixel.com/2019/05/13/shooting-the-milky-way-and-meteors-with-the-huawei-p30-pro/?mc_cid=700694def4&mc_eid=2a426fcff6
Forum: Foto Fair 9th May 2019
Replies: 318
Views: 27,564
Posted By wornish
Re: Communal Night-Sky Photography Thread

Thought I would share this.

It was done by an amateur astrophotographer in a small town in Wiltshire.

If anyone needs convincing to try out astrophotography just watch this.

The background...
Forum: Flash 24th March 2019
Replies: 5
Views: 1,009
Posted By Graham_of_Rainham
Re: Flash Diffuser

Well done! I have used all sorts of things over the years including plastic milk containers.
Forum: Software 23rd March 2019
Replies: 7
Views: 1,173
Posted By Bruce Clarke
FastStone Image Viewer finally supports monitor profiles

Whoo hooo, lucky version 7 *chr I've been waiting for years for FastStone, my favourite Windows image browser to support monitor profiles, so full colour management. It's had partial colour...
Forum: Foto Fair 13th March 2019
Replies: 29
Views: 1,456
Posted By pandora
Re: Now Let Loose the Togs of War!

Thanks Mike, I done it *chr
Forum: Foto Fair 16th February 2019
Replies: 318
Views: 27,564
Posted By wornish
Re: Communal Night-Sky Photography Thread

Thanks.

Yes, I can see the cross-hatching on here as well. I think it might be something to do with the image compression used on this site.

The problem is not due to the filters. If you...
Forum: The lounge 13th February 2019
Replies: 9
Views: 503
Posted By sapper
Re: Lazy camera store

Camera is fine.
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 29th January 2019
Replies: 8
Views: 1,118
Posted By AMc
Re: Card specs

FWIW this was the best value "small" UHS-II card I could find last week.
Lexar 1000x 32GB for 26.56 from Amazon (direct not marketplace).
I've tested it and it looks OK, time will tell on...
Forum: Foto Fair 18th January 2019
Replies: 318
Views: 27,564
Posted By OM USer
Forum: Foto Fair 18th January 2019
Replies: 318
Views: 27,564
Posted By MJ224
Re: Communal Night-Sky Photography Thread

A super photo Mike, .*chr
Forum: Foto Fair 18th January 2019
Replies: 318
Views: 27,564
Posted By Phill D
Re: Communal Night-Sky Photography Thread

Looks pretty good Mike. I saw it about the same time and thought as it was clear i ought to have a go too but got distracted and when i remembered there was a cloud haze around it :(
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