DPP applied on file open or image download - how to turn off?

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jolo
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Tue Jun 05, 2018 12:32 am

Hello!

I downloaded and installed 80 days trial of Prism software - it is immense piece of software and massive number of functionalities that I am getting into. I noticed that every time I open the FITS file or download image from camera then (I think) DPP is applied and that takes significant amount of time. For 16Mpx images from my camera it takes 6-8 seconds each time. Machine is i5@3GHz with 16GB RAM and system is Windows 10 64 bit. I reviewed both software and hardware settings and could not find a way to switch it off - I have PRISM version 10.3.44.
Can this automatic DPP process on image download/open be turned off, and some simple stretch be applied? Or maybe DPP can be somehow optimised to work faster?

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Lucas
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Tue Jun 05, 2018 9:48 am

Hi Lukas

It is actually not DDP so your data is not "stretched", it is just high and low cutoffs that you can control in the settings. It is here: Settings > Software settings > Image display.
You can experiment with this until you find the best display settings that you like
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