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Old 28-01-2017, 02:24 PM
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Portable PC-less ZWO cam controller

For those interested in streamlining their portable AP setups...
https://digiborg.wordpress.com/2017/...wo-controller/
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Old 28-01-2017, 02:54 PM
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Very interesting, but not alot of information there. For example, where do the big image files download to? Is there a gig of memory in that box to hold files? Is that a stick pc plugged in the side?
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Old 28-01-2017, 05:19 PM
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It's a "Raspberry Pi with a touchscreen" project.

Nice. Low power consumption. Low cost hardware. The RPi can write to an SD card (slowly) or an external USB HD (a bit faster). Reliability is not passed on - it could be very good or very bad or anywhere in between.

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I'd say it looks pretty neat for US$139...to buy a Raspberri Pi and touchscreen locally would cost more than that, and then the software is value added
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