ASIair USB2 but ASI cameras USB3

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stubblejumper
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ASIair USB2 but ASI cameras USB3

Post by stubblejumper » Sun Dec 16, 2018 10:23 pm

I just ordered an ASIair and it arrives Dec 18. I own an ASI1600MM Pro and will get an ASI290MM Mini on Dec 18 as well. Both those cameras are USB3. I assume that the USB2 will be the transfer speed which might slow down some captures, e.g., videos. But solar/lunar are a concern. Any experiences?

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Re: ASIair USB2 but ASI cameras USB3

Post by ASIAIR@ZWO » Mon Dec 17, 2018 7:07 am

stubblejumper wrote:
Sun Dec 16, 2018 10:23 pm
I just ordered an ASIair and it arrives Dec 18. I own an ASI1600MM Pro and will get an ASI290MM Mini on Dec 18 as well. Both those cameras are USB3. I assume that the USB2 will be the transfer speed which might slow down some captures, e.g., videos. But solar/lunar are a concern. Any experiences?

Don
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Re: ASIair USB2 but ASI cameras USB3

Post by riklaunim » Mon Dec 17, 2018 8:37 pm

For lunar/solar you would be better using a USB3 PC/laptop with large enough solid state storage and dedicated app like FireCapture. AsiAir is best at DS imaging, EAA.

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