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Old 24-05-2022, 07:40 AM
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PHD2 guiding will work under LINUX on any old laptop back to XP vintage or cheap Ubuntu micro computer (pine 64 ,rock 64 , etc) with wireless networking So will kstars ecos if you have enough USB ports or hub for the devices you want to add or you can buy the complete Stellarmate package.


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Originally Posted by AstroViking View Post
Ah. That makes more sense.


Guiding is not on the agenda at the moment - I still need to buy the guide scope + camera, as well as a cheap-ish laptop to drive it all.


I've only had the HEQ5 outside once, and that was to get acquainted with the three-star alignment process and seeing how well it located various targets in the sky.


Hopefully this weekend will give me clear skies so I can try again.
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