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Forum: Mobile Astronomy Apps Today, 05:56 AM
Replies: 1
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Posted By ZeroID
OOoooer ! <reaches for tablet and wifi connection...

OOoooer ! <reaches for tablet and wifi connection > Thanks.
Forum: Equipment Discussions Today, 05:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 97
Posted By ZeroID
Last night I was in the Ob despite the clouds....

Last night I was in the Ob despite the clouds. Reinstalled my repaired PC, updated ZWO camera driver, tested Metaguide connection over longer USB cable. All go.
I'll double screen the PC to better...
Forum: Equipment Discussions Today, 05:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 110
Posted By ZeroID
OK, just checked your Eaton selection on Megabuy....

OK, just checked your Eaton selection on Megabuy. Go for it. Even I would guarantee it ! Line Interactive, better than 97% conversion, I'm waiting for one to come home ( at employee price of course...
Forum: Equipment Discussions Today, 05:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 110
Posted By ZeroID
Eaton put equipment on the Shuttle and ISS, race...

Eaton put equipment on the Shuttle and ISS, race cars, truck turbos. The biggest my wife has sold is 80 kw, double online conversion. She used to be the APC NZ manager for about 8 years. She reckons...
Forum: Astrophotography and Imaging Equipment and Discussions Yesterday, 07:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 342
Posted By ZeroID
Opened her up, took about 10 mins after the 3-4...

Opened her up, took about 10 mins after the 3-4 hour marathon the first time. Checked all connections but couldn't get it going again .. :shrug:
Nothing obvious to see so that experiment was of...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 01:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 458
Posted By ZeroID
Yep, had all of those symptoms and variations...

Yep, had all of those symptoms and variations intermittently. Better go find the Gremlin ....
Forum: Beginners Talk Yesterday, 01:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 97
Posted By ZeroID
Hi Ken and :welcome: Boy are you going to see...

Hi Ken and :welcome:
Boy are you going to see some technology differences !
Hope your Vixen has survived it's hibernation period OK.
Plenty of help and advice around here. Ask questions, be...
Forum: Equipment Discussions Yesterday, 01:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 110
Posted By ZeroID
None of your gear list has critical sine wave...

None of your gear list has critical sine wave requirements that I can see. They all use DC PS's in between the AC anyway so simulated sine is not passed through to affect devices.
Just ensure you...
Forum: Equipment Discussions Yesterday, 07:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 97
Posted By ZeroID
Thanks Glen, I'm trying to get PC control as well...

Thanks Glen, I'm trying to get PC control as well rather than using the handset. I'm using the handpiece except GPUSB and a laptop but if I can get PC control via the same connection and a single USB...
Forum: Equipment Discussions Yesterday, 07:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 97
Posted By ZeroID
PC Control and Guiding

Following on from my earlier postings on Autoguiding I am attempting to put together a fixed system in the Ob just using the normal PC, Guider package and get to some sort of stable accurate setup so...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 06:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 458
Posted By ZeroID
I'll go with Lewis on this. IIS seems to have...

I'll go with Lewis on this. IIS seems to have some funny quirks. My work PC using IE8 is quite ok on IIS but my home PC with IE11 ( I think) quite often will not open page links. Sits there with a...
Forum: Beginners Astrophotography Yesterday, 05:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 153
Posted By ZeroID
Ahah! Welcome young padawan to the dark side of...

Ahah! Welcome young padawan to the dark side of the force ... :fight:
As Raymo says 'every method known to man' is used. I took an ISO 800 @ 10 second exposure of the recent lunar eclipse through...
Forum: Solar System Yesterday, 05:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 132
Posted By ZeroID
Well done JJJ !!

Well done JJJ !!
Forum: Terrestrial Photography 20-10-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 236
Posted By ZeroID
Wee green fellow from the garden...

Wee green fellow from the garden...
Forum: Celestial and Astronomical Events 20-10-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,351
Posted By ZeroID
Anyone got any pix to show for it ?

Anyone got any pix to show for it ?
Forum: Beginners Astrophotography 20-10-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 89
Posted By ZeroID
Hey, they are excellent. Especially that last one...

Hey, they are excellent. Especially that last one with it nice sense of depth with the horizon. Plenty of detail and granularity of the surface structure. Well done !
Forum: Celestial and Astronomical Events 20-10-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,351
Posted By ZeroID
Woke up this morning to almost clear skies again...

Woke up this morning to almost clear skies again ...perfiddy weather !!
Forum: Celestial and Astronomical Events 19-10-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,351
Posted By ZeroID
Clouds, thick clouds, horizon to horizon ......

Clouds, thick clouds, horizon to horizon ... :sadeyes: :shrug: I've just shut the Ob down :(
Forum: Celestial and Astronomical Events 19-10-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,351
Posted By ZeroID
I've setup to try and get Mars and Siding Springs...

I've setup to try and get Mars and Siding Springs this evening. It will be low in my west, possibly behind trees. The weather is about to turn wet tomorrow so incoming clouds are a strong possibility...
Forum: ATM and DIY Projects 17-10-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 312
Posted By ZeroID
Another afficianardo of the Genre ! Do you have...

Another afficianardo of the Genre !
Do you have a SP name ?
Have you checked out Brassgoggles website ?

Prof Zero I.D. Stellarius, Astronomer Emeriticus, Royal Dirigible Navigation Corps.
...
Forum: Equipment Discussions 16-10-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 317
Posted By ZeroID
Yes, I got my 120mc direct from ZWO no problem....

Yes, I got my 120mc direct from ZWO no problem. I'll have to see what I can flog off downstairs to get some $$$ together.
I have an alloy framed, carbon fibred fork racing bike I no longer use...
Forum: DIY Observatories 16-10-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,336
Posted By ZeroID
Not knowing the width of the shed and therefore...

Not knowing the width of the shed and therefore the length of the floor joists it may need some central support to stop springing anyway. The pier would not be part of the wall, just isolated within...
Forum: Observational and Visual Astronomy 16-10-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,773
Posted By ZeroID
Hamburger, NGC 5128. Went hunting for it to image...

Hamburger, NGC 5128. Went hunting for it to image and could only just see it through averted vision. Mind you, it was from my rather LP'd Ob site in Auckland.
I got enough frames to get an ok pic...
Forum: Equipment Discussions 16-10-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 317
Posted By ZeroID
Yeah, that was one complaint, that and a lack of...

Yeah, that was one complaint, that and a lack of warning when guiding was lost. But a diag fixes the first one, it can be made pretty rigid to minimise flexure. The second one I tend to stay in the...
Forum: Equipment Discussions 16-10-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 317
Posted By ZeroID
Hi Gary, not a portable requirement, just trying...

Hi Gary, not a portable requirement, just trying to simplify things without spending too much money. I really need some good guiding to make the Lunt work.
My grandkids are down Matamata way, might...
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