Re: Mach2 Keypad
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The main delay now is the instruction manual. It is very lengthy to cover all the old and new features in both the CP5 and the keypad. We have a number of our staff working on it. The shutdown caused a bit of a delay which we are trying to catch up with.
From: Masera, David <DAMASERA@...>
Sent: Wed, Jun 24, 2020 10:05 am
Subject: [ap-gto] Mach2 Keypad
Just wondering when the keypads for the Mach2 mount will be ready to ship. I am fortunate to have received my Mach2 mount recently - Quite a work of art. I have been reading A-P is finalizing some Keypad updates that appeal to the astro-imagers in the group before sending them out the door. I am a visual observer who will set up in the field. I do not want to drag my computer and table out to the site, or use a phone based app to interface with the mount. I am sure the keypad will do everything a visual observer will ask of it, and more. Perhaps if the Keypads are 95% complete in their programming, you could send them out. I know the visual observers in the group will appreciate it. You can always follow up with a software update to get the keypad programming up to 100% complete.