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by Daryl
Thu Mar 05, 2020 10:01 am
Forum: ASIAIR
Topic: ASIAIR Pro suggested improvements or additions to the App
Replies: 6
Views: 7601

ASIAIR Pro suggested improvements or additions to the App

Within the App, a colour improvement for the Start/pause button the right hand side of screen. Number 3 "start or stop current exposure progress. I ask, if the round disc be coloured green for the start and the square white box be red or orange and as well possibly lettered with " start " inside the...
by Daryl
Fri Jan 24, 2020 11:17 pm
Forum: ASIAIR
Topic: Sky-Watcher AZ-EQ6 GT Pro
Replies: 4
Views: 1780

Re: Sky-Watcher AZ-EQ6 GT Pro

Hi John, I have a SW Az-Eq 5 GT mount and I'm using eqmod as the driver in ASIair pro with no issues. The cable is a USB with a 8 pin connector which replaces the hand controller.
by Daryl
Fri Jan 24, 2020 8:00 am
Forum: ASIAIR
Topic: Power to Sky watcher Az-Eq GT mount from ASIair pro
Replies: 0
Views: 3373

Power to Sky watcher Az-Eq GT mount from ASIair pro

I have received my ASIair pro yesterday and put it through, it paces. The cameras are 294MC cooled and 120mc-s for guiding, with an AEF focuser on a Newtonian scope. All cameras were recognised, took some darks, and the cooler set to -10 C reached set temp in a matter of 10 seconds or so. Focuser dr...
by Daryl
Sat Jan 18, 2020 10:25 am
Forum: Accessories
Topic: EAF for SW 180 Makutov Cassegrain Scope
Replies: 1
Views: 1229

EAF for SW 180 Makutov Cassegrain Scope

I have a skywatcher 180mm Maksutov Cassegrain telescope and would like to install or attach an EAF focuser. However you state that to use the EAF on your website, "recommend to use an extra focuser and EAF, on SCT and MCT". What focuser do you recommend? Is the reason for the recommndation, the smal...
by Daryl
Wed Dec 04, 2019 11:26 pm
Forum: Accessories
Topic: EAF advanced unable to manually focus with hand controller
Replies: 4
Views: 1101

Re: EAF advanced unable to manually focus with hand controller

Thanks wvreeven,
that last 1mm on the cable connector did the trick. I wasn't confident in pushing the cable completely in, by force. Once fully connected all good.
by Daryl
Wed Dec 04, 2019 11:14 pm
Forum: Accessories
Topic: EAF advanced unable to manually focus with hand controller
Replies: 4
Views: 1101

Re: EAF advanced unable to manually focus with hand controller

OK will try to reconnect the cable ensuring it is fully engaged
by Daryl
Wed Dec 04, 2019 4:59 am
Forum: Accessories
Topic: EAF advanced unable to manually focus with hand controller
Replies: 4
Views: 1101

EAF advanced unable to manually focus with hand controller

EAF advanced unable to manually focus with hand controller Recently installed the EAF drive, couplings, bracket and installed the software driver. The focuser performed well and above expectations on the laptop while using sharpcap for camera control and driving the focuser. However, I changed the t...
by Daryl
Wed Nov 20, 2019 4:15 am
Forum: ASIAIR
Topic: ASI120MC-S as a guide scope with ASIAIR
Replies: 3
Views: 1555

ASI120MC-S as a guide scope with ASIAIR

G'day I would like use my ASI120MC-S as a guide camera through the ASIAIR. However, the ZWO website states that the ASI120MC/MM are not supported by the software but all USB 3.0 cameras are. My ASI120MC-S is a USB 3.0 camera. My understanding is "S" is for speed and USB 3.0, then it could be ok guid...
by Daryl
Tue Apr 24, 2018 6:57 am
Forum: Accessories
Topic: ZWO mini filter wheel software issues
Replies: 2
Views: 1087

Re: ZWO mini filter wheel software issues

Still having issues with firecapture and ZWO ASI290 camera. Re installed Firecapture from scratch, copied to program files (x86) and a shortcut to desktop. In settings the ASCOM filterwheel chooser/trace is only showing a) Filterwheel Simulater (.net) and b) Simulator. There is no other drivers for ...
by Daryl
Sun Apr 08, 2018 1:56 am
Forum: Accessories
Topic: ZWO mini filter wheel software issues
Replies: 2
Views: 1087

ZWO mini filter wheel software issues

I cannot get Firecapture to drive the mini filter wheel. There is no problems when using Sharpcap, works well for all filters when selected and in the correct order. I have tried the ASCOM driver platform in Firecapture as well without success. Can someone offer a solution as I rely upon the auto gu...