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		  exposure 		  Starts an exposure with the integration time set in  exptim. The status of the exposure 

is displayed in a status bar at the top of the image display.
dark As exposure, but without opening the shutter
binni Set the binning of the pixels (Fig. 11). Values 1x1 - 8x8are possible. Depending on the
setting the image sizes are 1024x1024 - 12x12pixels and the read-out times vary
between 25 and 2 seconds.
exptim Setting the exposure time. Minimum is 0.02 seconds. Enter enters the value displayed,
cancel leaves the current setting.
misc Contains a variety of settings and operation modes (Fig. 11)
focusing Switches Gauss fitting on
cuts Sets the limits of the image intensity levels currently loaded in the display.
Setting appropriate cuts is described in Section 2.4.3.
exposing Starts continuous exposures of exptim duration without saving. Toggle to stop.
save image Save last exposure to disk. Before the first image is saved you are asked to
provide the appropriate diretory.
simulating For test use only
exposing/save Starts continuous exposures of exptim duration with automatic data saving.
Toggle to stop.
darking/save Starts continuous exposures with closed shutter of exptim duration with
automatic data saving. Toggle to stop.
temperature Choose betweendisplay of cooling temperature of the camera or ambient
temperature taken outside the dome. You may fix the cooling temperature
of the camera with set temp (Fig. 12). See also Section 9.4
reset camera Resets camera settings to default values
image info Displays a barat the bottom of the display, giving size, binning, exposure
time, totalrange of intensity levels, and cuts for the image currently
displayed (Fig. 3). Toggle to close.
LUT Selects color coding of the image display (Fig. 12). Deflut is default.

Figure: Pull-down menus of the misc/temp and misc/LUT buttons.
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Dieter Engels
2003-01-15