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by tonyowens_uk
Wed Sep 13, 2017 11:09 pm
Forum: New Products
Topic: ZWO New Products ASI290MM Mini & ASI174MM Mini
Replies: 14
Views: 13026

Re: ZWO New Products ASI290MM Mini & ASI174MM Mini

Im really glad to see that big clunky USB3 Type B connector replaced by something smaller. Now if only something sealed to IP65 was possible...

Tony
by tonyowens_uk
Mon Jun 26, 2017 9:37 am
Forum: Cameras
Topic: USB3 Cable lengthening options
Replies: 7
Views: 1726

Re: USB3 Cable lengthening options

Thanks to all who responded. I've decided to buy an Intel NUC headless box, mount it in a wterproof controls enclosure at the mount and run 2 x 2m long USB 3 cables from the enclosure to the OTA. The box can run PHD2 for guiding and perform camera control and high speed frame grabbing and storage on...
by tonyowens_uk
Sun Jun 18, 2017 7:58 am
Forum: Cameras
Topic: USB3 Cable lengthening options
Replies: 7
Views: 1726

Re: USB3 Cable lengthening options

Thanks for the comments folks. I would like a 7 metre run that is reliable. I've tried a number of different 5m long passive USB3 cables, one 10m active cable (with and without power to the camera end) and a 5m passive USB3 cable into an 8 port powered USB3 hub mounted to the scope. I use Dell Preci...
by tonyowens_uk
Sun Jun 18, 2017 1:19 am
Forum: Cameras
Topic: USB3 Cable lengthening options
Replies: 7
Views: 1726

USB3 Cable lengthening options

I wonder whether anyone can recommend any type of significant USB3 cable lengthening option for cameras like the ASI 174m please? Is anyone consistently getting reliable operation with any type of active repeater cable or powered hub (on the mount) plus cable back to the camera control PC? If so wha...
by tonyowens_uk
Sat May 09, 2015 8:51 pm
Forum: Cameras
Topic: First full lunar mosaic with ASI 174MM
Replies: 3
Views: 2057

Re: First full lunar mosaic with ASI 174MM

Beautiful mosaic Mikhail.
I've never heard of a Santel Klevsov before, and certainly not of any Klevsov of 360mm aperture.
I'd be interested in knowing more about this instrument.

Tony