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ASI120MM All Sky Camera

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Hi all,

I am intending to use this camera to capture some Perseid meteors on its peak time. After I installed the native driver for the asi camera, I plugged in the camera with the all sky camera using USB 3.0 cable into my laptop, but nothing pops up. Do I need any external power for the camera? Any help will be appreciated! Thanks!

Clear Skies!

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I don't think these work reliably with usb3.

Happy to be corrected though, as these are currently on my radar.

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I think that camera is usb2. Great idea I hope you can get capturing.

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Posted (edited)

The ASI120MM will only work in a usb2 socket. It will not work in a usb3 socket. I seem to remember that the documentation states this somewhere.

As long as you have installed the latest driver software from the ZWO site, then it should work correctly.

The ASI120MM-S is the camera that works in a usb3 socket.

Tony

Edited by Star Struck

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Mine works in my laptop's USB-3 input after I downloaded the latest software from ZWO. Have read people have had trouble though so it may not work....but free to try if you have the camera already.

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