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by meat head mike
Wed Aug 31, 2011 11:55 am
Forum: New Product Ideas?
Topic: FCBOOST Come Back?
Replies: 0
Views: 10479

FCBOOST Come Back?

Hi Doug, Do you think you can make me one of those FCBoost modules? I was going to buy the one on Astromart for $35 shipped but it sold. So i believe i need one. I dont have enough power with the 10 port 500ma 1.5 amp usb hub but do with the D-Link 4 port 500ma 2amp hub. With the FCBOOST i should be...
by meat head mike
Mon Aug 15, 2011 9:42 pm
Forum: New Product Ideas?
Topic: DADCUSB
Replies: 0
Views: 4695

DADCUSB

Hello, This is my idea, The DADCUSB is a Dual Axis Drive Controller used by a USB connection. Has this product i want been made already? If not, Can you make it? If so where can i buy it? I need a way to controll my Orion SkyView Pro Mount's TrueTrack Dual Axis Drive motors. I have the FCUSB with th...
by meat head mike
Mon Jun 09, 2008 6:18 pm
Forum: New Product Ideas?
Topic: Converting a Orion/Atik Filter Wheel to Electric
Replies: 0
Views: 5677

Converting a Orion/Atik Filter Wheel to Electric

Hi Shoestrings & All, A good idea for Shoestings Astronomy would be to make a electric USB controller with a belt drive that attches to the filter holder! Shoestrings Astronomy makes so many different great, easy to use products already, And i have a few that i use alot, And they make my nights unde...
by meat head mike
Fri Jun 06, 2008 11:41 am
Forum: New Product Ideas?
Topic: Using a PC GPS USB adaptor through RJ-11
Replies: 0
Views: 5007

Using a PC GPS USB adaptor through RJ-11

Hi, I have a USB GPS device for my Notebook and i am tring to adapt it to work with the hand controller on a Orion SkyView Pro Goto mount. I bought an adaptor which is a Female USB-RJ-11 but the mount wont pick up the GPS when its plugged in? Could the wiring be different on either the GPS device, o...
by meat head mike
Thu Nov 15, 2007 5:28 pm
Forum: Shoestring Hardware and Software
Topic: re: trouble shooting GPUSB
Replies: 10
Views: 16448

GPUSB Tested 100% with PHD Guide and Guiding is great!

Hello, I had everything working great last night! the GPUSB is a must and its so easy to setup right out of the box! i didnt need ASCOM to run the GPUSB or anything running WIN Vista! the issue i was having was me!, bad mount setup! but i took the extra time aligning the mount and then the autoguide...
by meat head mike
Wed Nov 14, 2007 2:31 pm
Forum: Shoestring Hardware and Software
Topic: re: trouble shooting GPUSB
Replies: 10
Views: 16448

GPUSB Tested 100% with PHD Guide

Hello, Yeah i wondered if using PHD Guide made a difference which it did! yes it looks like the GPUSB Autoguider works like it should but w/o the PHD Guide not running the test showed bad results? Can you recommend another Guide software..Freeware :-) the 80mm guidescope arrived a day early so a ful...
by meat head mike
Wed Nov 14, 2007 1:12 pm
Forum: Shoestring Hardware and Software
Topic: re: trouble shooting GPUSB
Replies: 10
Views: 16448

GPUSB

Hello, I just tried the test again with PHD Guide on and the mount tracking and all pins tested 100% as in your instructions! Im not sure why the DEC wont track though? is there a setting in the advancedsetup i need to change? i dont have another mount to test on! the last post was with the mount on...
by meat head mike
Wed Nov 14, 2007 12:44 pm
Forum: Shoestring Hardware and Software
Topic: re: trouble shooting GPUSB
Replies: 10
Views: 16448

Trouble Shooting GPUSB

Hello Doug, I have followed your instructions with the Multi-Meter! My problem is when calibrating the GPUSB with an Orion Skyview Pro Go-To Mount it wont track on the DEC shaft! It said couldnt connect to the Dec but will track in RA only! This is what i have from the Multi-Meter test, #1- , pins 3...