Popular Image Software for CCD Observations

Design Audine Corp.

Implementation Christian Buil

PISCO is a software specifically developed to drive the Audine CCD camera. The main acquisition modes of digital astronomy images are available within PISCO: a single image, series of images, windowing, focusing, half-sampling, ... Furthermore, it is possible to simulate the telescope hand controller from most telescopes (the interface to be developed is described in these pages).

PISCO runs under Windows 95 and Windows 98 (and win2000/XP with QuickAudine USB interface)

For USB QuickAudine interface user, download the update V2.11a. Decompress the UPDATE_US file (250 Kb) into the Pisco directory (only the PISCO.EXE file is modified).

Download PISCO 2.11 (3.1 MB) - update: January 13, 2003
Version 2.11 support the QuickAudine USB interface
Uncompress the file PISCO_US.ZIP in a newly created directory, run the SETUP.EXE program and follow the instructions.

Warning: for VisualBasic 5.0 user's, after PISCO installation, run the following patch.

You can download a public version of audine.dll, an essential component for reading Audine camera.
For download the audine_dll.zip file, click here (3.5 Kb - November 25, 2002)

Author : Christian Buil
               Email : christian.buil@wanadoo.fr
               Web : http://www.astrosurf.com/buil

The software and its related documentation are the exclusive properties of the author.
Copyright (c) 1998, 2003 Christian Buil

PISCO V2.11 is a free software, free of all rights for a non commercial usage and distribution.