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Mick J

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  1. If you cannot bring yourself to pull it apart yourself why not ask some of the camera mod peeps like Astronomiser or Cheap Astrophotography if they could help.
  2. That's nice Yves, will you be allowed to take the camera south to some dark sky's
  3. Lovely stuff Göran, I think you are on a run with these, enjoying watching - thanks
  4. A trip to Reading ..... not been for a while and don't miss it . 'To add a sense of scale' love that, looks good I am sure you will enjoy
  5. Great, as I said very pleased with mine i5 8gig etc. I also have room to fit another drive - just, I expect the sff will as well, don't have much room for much else, large expansion cards are out, but takes up less space than my old desktop and runs well. I was lucky and a wifi dongle in the back, plug & play with good speeds.
  6. I picked up a Dell OptiPlex 340 mini tower (slightly bigger than the SFF above) on ebay around christmas, very pleased with it. Not much room for extras inside the smallish case but came with 1TB drive and usb3 with 10pro. Watch the drive size the above is 128ssd and you will need lots more storage (hard drives are cheap). Win 10pro works for me and the next major (Creators) upgrade will allow even more flexibility when scheduling minor updates. The HP linked by Hugh looks a good buy.
  7. sharkmelley has a thread here, I don't know how you match these things to scopes, may be helpful.
  8. We went Nicad - NiMh - Lipo and brushed to brushless motors (10th off road Oxon), NiMh were known to explode, I think think the tech was just pushed to far. Lipo and brushless provided so much power and run time we were putting weight in the cars to keep them on the ground, awesome. sorry off topic, did we find the connector?
  9. Not to arduous looking at all the lovely pictures Darryl, rest of thread needs to be come back to - but boring it ain't, many thanks. 'taking it easy lately with lots of fishing etc' sound good to me.
  10. just like 30 years ago - just get a can of magic smoke and refill the controller ...........
  11. Bit unsure on this, but think you need to load the file into PIPP and then can save out as something else or process in PIPP
  12. Or some of the swept bends you cannot get anywhere else for your cables.
  13. As a quick tip, couple of diy focus (stepper/arduino) in the DIY Astronomer threads. If you are handy can be super cheap.
  14. Don't recognise that, not that I know much. What's on the other end of the cable James, battery ? Think you may be snipping off & replacing, example may be the male ? good size - same as your thumb.