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  1. Sorry to hear it doesn't work for you. I only mentioned it because mine has worked ok. Hopefully you'll get some response from their support, or you can always return it to Amazon. Eric.
  2. My devices don't power up either if they're only plugged into the transmitter. You need to complete the connection to your laptop using the Cat6 cable and the receiver as well. Connect the receiver to the laptop with a USB cable, start the laptop and once its booted up the devices should power up. Eric.
  3. No. Just a couple of Altair Astro cameras. Eric.
  4. I use these from Amazon https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B01EV33R8S/ref=pe_1909131_77697001_tnp_email_TE_AMZLdp_1 I use all four ports with one Ethernet (RJ45) cable back into the house. Cable can be up to 50m. I've noticed some devices (or software) are a bit picky about which port they like. For example, with a camera connected to SharpCap it seems to prefer to be connected to no.1 port. Once I figured that out the whole system works very well. Eric.
  5. Session ruined by Microsoft updates.

    I reset my times to between 5am and 9am, but it seems to have reset itself. I was using the laptop to control a 3D printer and was doing a three hour print at midday. Two hours into the print the printer was stopped while some updates were installed. Thank you Microsoft for wasting my time. I only use the laptop for 3d printing and astronomy, so I now have Airplane mode on all the time and only go online to check for updates when I'm ready to install them. Eric.
  6. 12v Power Connectors

    I use 3pin XLR connectors. They are quite substantial and lock into place. The cables are also gripped firmly. I bought them on ebay https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/121793510831 Eric.
  7. Greeting from Genoa,Italy

    Welcome to the forums, Andrea. I visited Genoa about seven years ago when I was staying in Santa Margherita. Also did the Cinque Terre walk, wonderful scenery. I hope you have clearer skies in Genoa than we have here in the UK! Eric.
  8. Try this link: https://github.com/Stellarium/stellarium/releases It seems to have all the available releases of the software. Eric.
  9. Congratulation! My StarAnalyser still gets a lot of use even though I'm moving on to higher resolutions. It's a fascinating aspect of astronomy. Even on bright moonlit nights you can still capture spectra. Zero image on left, spectra on right, and as level as you can get it. Eric.
  10. This one has been under discussion on the astronomical-spectroscopy Yahoo group. https://en.jeulin.fr/simple-radial-slits-212076.html Eric. ps. Welcome to the forums! (Just noticed this is your first post)
  11. Yet another power box thread

    I made a wood box to hold the leisure battery, with a lid which I leave open when recharging. I used 3 pin XLR Audio sockets and connectors because they lock in place and can't come out accidentally. Much better than the ancient cigar lighter plugs. Eric.
  12. Is this power supply ok for the HEQ5

    Does this produce what is known as a linear output, as opposed to switching? I'm no expert, just asking. Eric.
  13. Unistellar eVscope

    Anyone else see this interview on the BBC website? Exactly what was the point the interviewer was making? If you look at an image you're not seeing the night sky??? http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/technology-42456997/ces-2018-evescope-s-new-way-to-study-the-night-sky Eric.
  14. Has anyone 3d printed a bahnitov mask

    For the bed temperature 40 for the first layer and 30 for the remainder. Extruder 210. I also wind up the flow rate from 100 to 120 for the first layer, then 110 for the rest. The extruder temp would be considered by many to be too high, but it produces good results for me. 3D printing is a bit of a dark art. I played around for ages to get good results so now I stick with what works for me. Best of luck! Eric.
  15. Has anyone 3d printed a bahnitov mask

    I use a cheap Prusa I3 printer, and found that the best results come when using a speed of 30mm/s. Yes it's very slow, but I get good results. Eric.
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