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wetwalker

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  1. wetwalker

    Is AltairAstro in Norwich out of Business?

    I recently had a reply from this email address on the 10/11/18 regarding some items I had ordered. info@altairastro.com Maybe worth a try. Ian
  2. HP Elitebook 2540P Basic specs are as follows: Intel I7 dual core 2.13 GHz CPU 80GB SSD Hard Disk 12.1 inch Display 3.0 GB RAM Windows 7 Pro mouse touchpad and stick USB Ports DVD Drive, Wifi, Bluetooth, Link to HP with full spec https://support.hp.com/gb-en/document/c02068853 £115 including UK postage can be upgraded to take 8gb ram and windows 10 I bought this and a Gigabyte GB BXi3 nuc type box to use on my portable setup decided to stick with the BXi3 so the HP is no longer needed. E
  3. wetwalker

    Altair Astro ?

    I have just this minute received an email from Ian confirming order was sent but isn't showing up on tracking and unlike Davey-T I have received replies to emails in the past which is why I found it strange that I didn't get any replies to my enquiries.
  4. wetwalker

    Altair Astro ?

    Same here placed an order Oct 25 which was confirmed in stock and it still hasn't arrived and Ive had no response to my emails. Im sure it will arrive but the lack of replies to emails is strange.
  5. Money recieved Michaelmorris will post today thanks
  6. ZWO Holder Ring for ZWO ASI PRO COOLED CAMERAS with appr 78mm diameter. T.S optics CCD Adapter for Canon EOS This holder ring will fit ASI1600 Pro, ASI183 Pro , ASI294 Pro, ASI178 Cooled cameras, ASI174 Cooled cameras and ASI385MC cooled cameras. Also TS-Optics CCD Adapter for Canon EOS lenses to T2 - 26-33 mm length both worked well with my ZWO183mm pro tec which Ive now sold so both items are no longer required Paypal +fees or Bank transfer £55 Inc UK postage Sold thanks
  7. Thanks for that its something Im considering.
  8. Bought this as an upgrade for mono imaging but have neither time or inclination so I'm going back to colour. I would like to swap for a same quality colour. Lots of info on this model so I'm not going to bore you posting the blurb,its in great condition with box and bits. £675 plus postage. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------SOLD--------------------------------------------------------------------------- Atik EFW2 9x1.25 carousel in good condition £250 plus postage------------------SOLD------------------
  9. I bought one of these for my Advanced GT it worked fine using starsense and the gps unit, at £25 from amazon. Aux port splitter
  10. wetwalker

    Has anything changed on SGL? Tablet slow!

    Fine this side running through 4g hotspot from phone
  11. wetwalker

    Outside storage

    Hi Barry I store my equipment in a shed/office outside i think some form of heating is important to make sure the temp in the shed remains above the dew point I also run a dehumidifier on auto. Dust is another problem to be aware of. All my equipment is dried before being re boxed I use plastic waterproof boxes with desiccants placed inside which are changed monthly if im in and out of the boxes a lot. Floors ceiling door and walls are lined and insulated.
  12. Now sold to jjosefsen thanks for the prompt payment
  13. wetwalker

    Some summer objects in Ha with a small frac

    Ive tried 2 methods for alignment 1 used it in its EQ configuration with sharpcap polar align which appeared to work well then did 1 star align and platesolved,didnt have long before clouds rolled in. 2 AZ mode point north and level then use 2 star align select stars goto and fine tune also used platesolve Unfortunately last night was a very small window of opportunity before clouds covered the already small patches of clear sky. The skywatcher tripod is adequate but too soon to say much more, Im using a 3 Legged Thing PUNKS Travis with Airhed Neo Ballhead with a Starwave Micro Geared photo head mainly because it folds up and is very compact not as sturdy as the sw tripod so time will tell. setup time is fast less than 30mins and it takes me seconds to pick it all up and rush for shelter .The wifi setup is spot on, Ive used the celestron skyportal wifi which is abysmal compared to this,great that you can use all the software on the PC and still link into skysafari5 on the android tablet or phone shame it doesn't come with a container of clear sky.
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