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anderslange
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ASIAir Camera support

Post by anderslange » Sun Dec 23, 2018 5:27 am

Hi I own an ASI120MM (usb2.0 non mini version), I use this camera for guiding. Does the ASIAir support this camera?

I know the INDI platform works fine with this camera, as I've used the KStar/Ekos platform on a RaspberryPi3 in the past.

rubennunez1999
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Re: ASIAir Camera support

Post by rubennunez1999 » Tue Dec 25, 2018 5:51 am

Hello. I received my ASIAIR today and I as week am having trouble connecting my ASI120mm usb2.0. Let me know if you successfully connect yours.

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Re: ASIAir Camera support

Post by Ji.zwo » Wed Dec 26, 2018 10:00 am

anderslange wrote:
Sun Dec 23, 2018 5:27 am
Hi I own an ASI120MM (usb2.0 non mini version), I use this camera for guiding. Does the ASIAir support this camera?

I know the INDI platform works fine with this camera, as I've used the KStar/Ekos platform on a RaspberryPi3 in the past.
Sorry, 120MM non mini is not supported by ASIAIR.
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Re: ASIAir Camera support

Post by Ji.zwo » Wed Dec 26, 2018 10:02 am

rubennunez1999 wrote:
Tue Dec 25, 2018 5:51 am
Hello. I received my ASIAIR today and I as week am having trouble connecting my ASI120mm usb2.0. Let me know if you successfully connect yours.
What's your 120MM type? Mini? ASIAIR supports 120MM Mini.
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brikeibur
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Re: ASIAir Camera support

Post by brikeibur » Fri Jan 04, 2019 3:55 am

This sucks, I literally just purchased a 120mm non-mini because I bought the Asiair.

Are there plans to release the drivers for it, if not you guys need to be clear on what is supported and what is not.

Astrosheep
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Re: ASIAir Camera support

Post by Astrosheep » Fri Jan 04, 2019 9:58 am

They are reasonably clear when they say USB3 and mini camera’s the base Asi120mm is neither of these

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Re: ASIAir Camera support

Post by TCampbell » Sat Apr 20, 2019 7:56 pm

I know this wont be what you want to read, but to be fair ... I pre-ordered the ASIair before it was a shipping product and even back then the website says (the first thing in the product description after "astrophotography has never been easier" reads:
ASIAIR is a smart WiFi device that allows you to control all ASI USB 3.0 cameras, ASI Mini series cameras, and an equatorial mount to do plate solving and imaging with your phone or tablet/iPad when connected to ASIAIR via WiFi.
(I added the underscores for emphasis).

It's always been disclosed that a USB 2 camera wont work with *unless* it's one of the "mini" cameras primarily used for guiding.

I realize it sucks that you don't have a supported camera. The ASI120 is available in a version with a "-S" suffix in the model and that camera uses USB 3. The price difference is minimal. Possibly you can sell your model and get the USB 3 version?

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