#34882 Oct 21, 2007
Make sure you are confident htat dew won't be getting into the
computer. regards Greg N
--- In Losmandy_users@yahoogr
telescopejim@...> wrote: >
> I have been investigating options for mounting some type of computer
> system on my g-11. The best option I've come across is a panel PC
> with a touch screen. Mounted on the tripod it would be a nice
> interface for tracking etc. I plan to use RTGUI and Cartes du Ciel
> for interfacing with gemini. I dont need a fast machine really and it
> seems most comercial solutions are way beyond what I require. So if
> anyone has done a build like this I would like to hear about your
> my present system:
> Losmandy G-11, Gemini
> Old and cranky PC w/RTGUI and Sky Charts
> This system works great except for lugging around this boat anchor of
> a PC is a bit much.
> This system will be dedicated to controling the GEM, any future plans
> for CCD imaging would require yet another system.
> Post any good ideas you can come up with.