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Re: Panel PC for my g-11


Oct 21, 2007

 


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#34882 Oct 21, 2007

Make sure you are confident htat dew won't be getting into the

computer. regards Greg N



--- In Losmandy_users@yahoogroups.com, "telescopejim"

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

success. >

> 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.

> -jim

>



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