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About m.tweedy

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  1. SynScan WiFi and iOS - dummies guide!

    turn your iphone or ipad red IT WORKS
  2. LED lighting suggestions ??

    I use very similar lighting. Prit super strong stick along the back has kept mine stuck in place for 2 years now
  3. I think this qualifies as a dual set up (just) as the 60mm has a planetary camera in it
  4. Micro/mini computers

    I use one similar to this https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B01AU7T1NO/ref=psdc_428651031_t3_B06WW1MSXQ with all of the programmes SGP/APT with PHD2 Atik460, EFW2, Lakeside focuser and a few other "bits" via a powered USB hub into this.. So far so good mounted under the OTA. The wiring has been tidied up now but this is to give you an example
  5. Broken HEQ5 pillar mount - fixable?

    I found one on astroboot a while ago as i did the same the the EQ6 version
  6. label the ports and try to keep the same item in the same port number.
  7. Good choice. Mine is working well. I did ditch the supplied power cable and run one from my Anderson/Torberry power rig attached to the scope.
  8. How To Safely Lift A Heavy Scope

    I just got one of these. https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B0161AC4EW/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o05_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 so much easier on my back and easy to control.
  9. https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B00SCE4E0I/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o03_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 is the one i use for astronomy. This one is my main PC one that again is reliable but has individual switches https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B01M8GEWIQ/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 both metal
  10. here it is http://ca.skywatcher.com/post/firmware-driver-resources/star-adventurer-advanced-firmware/
  11. Nightmare!

    i will look into it after my Op on Friday. Lets hope Demon gets sorted
  12. Nightmare!

    just downloaded it this afternoon on main PC to help Demon. Proper PC is in Observatory and out of bounds at the moment I have just copied across the Sharpcap Blind solving information however it is not showing up in tools. It does state that it is for none ASCOM mounts so wonder if it only appears when a none ASCOM mount is connected.
  13. Nightmare!

    Blind Plate Solving SharpCap also includes a plate solving option for those who are not using an ASCOM mount. You can find this in the ‘Tools’ menu. This will do a whole sky plate solve and show the results in the status bar. Because the whole sky needs to be searched rather than just a small area, this option will take longer to complete. No action is taken with the result of the plate solving operation other than to display the results in the status bar. So this is confusing as i cannot see it.
  14. Nightmare!

    OOOHHH we may get to question 4 as this one may have been solved by cuivenion
  15. Nightmare!

    Well there you go. My download was the new version. https://d.sharpcap.co.uk/download.html?version=3.1.5132.0 Mystery solved.