Re: [ap-gto] AP Telescope Command Center


Nov 1, 2009

 


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#47489 Nov 1, 2009

Ray,



Thanks for the update and your efforts! We are all eagerly waiting.



Anthony.



O/H Ray Gralak (Yahoo Groups) ......: >

>

> Hi Anthony,

>

> Lately, most of my time has been devoted to the new ASCOM driver which

> will be made available publicly sometime this

> upcoming week. AP has made a lot of improvements to the firmware to

> support some of the new functionality in APCC. That

> said we are still testing/verifying the new firmware (as well as

> adding some new cool features :) so APCC is not quite

> ready yet for release.

>

> -Ray

>

> > -----Original Message-----

> > From: ap-gto@yahoogroups.com mailto:ap-gto%40yahoogroups.com>

> [mailto:ap-gto@yahoogroups.com mailto:ap-gto%40yahoogroups.com>] On

> Behalf Of Anthony Ayiomamitis

> > Sent: Sunday, November 01, 2009 3:41 AM

> > To: ap-ug@yahoogroups.com mailto:ap-ug%40yahoogroups.com>;

> ap-gto@yahoogroups.com mailto:ap-gto%40yahoogroups.com>

> > Subject: [ap-gto] AP Telescope Command Center

> >

> > Folks,

> >

> > I am going by shear memory but I seem to recall a comment by Rolando

> > and/or Ray that a new telescope command center would be introduced at

> > AIC at the end of October. Since both the end of October and AIC have

> > arrived, I was wondering if someone has seen or heard something?

> >

> > One thread I saw included SBIG's new ST-8300M and ST-8300MC cameras at

> > the impressive price of $1995. However, it seems to be a single chip

> > camera (ie. no guide chip) and will require the purchase of both a new

> > filter wheel and filters specific to this camera.

> >

> > I also saw a photo of the double AP cannons on display ... speaking of

> > cannons, it is encouraging to see a push to larger-aperture instruments

> > including a new 300mm astrograph from Ceravalo also on display at AIC as

> > well a 400mm astrograph and 400mm ODK from Orion Optics UK (a friend

> > alerted me to the latter two).

> >

> > Most interesting times ahead!

> >

> > Anthony.

> >

> >

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