#47489 Nov 1, 2009
Thanks for the update and your efforts! We are all eagerly waiting.
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.
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: email@example.com
> Behalf Of Anthony Ayiomamitis
> > Sent: Sunday, November 01, 2009 3:41 AM
> > To: firstname.lastname@example.org mailto:ap-ug%40yahoogr
> > 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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