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Re: APCC PRO and Horizon Editor

Ray Gralak
 

Jack,

Okay, great! Please let me know if you run into any issues.

-Ray

-----Original Message-----
From: main@ap-gto.groups.io [mailto:main@ap-gto.groups.io] On Behalf Of Jack Huerkamp
Sent: Sunday, April 4, 2021 3:20 PM
To: main@ap-gto.groups.io
Cc: mallincamusa@gmail.com
Subject: Re: [ap-gto] APCC PRO and Horizon Editor

Ray,

Thanks for the quick reply. Everyone needs a well-deserved vacation. I did receive the private email. But I, all of a
sudden, was getting my Gmails in Outlook both in the INBOX and in the IMPORTANT folders. I mistakenly deleted
the emails in the IMPORTANT as they were duplicates of those in the INBOX. And BINGO both copies were
deleted. I have since disabled getting the IMPORTANT emails in my IMAP Outlook account.

In the meantime I did printout your email and will try to generate the horizon file for my location from the data points
I collected.

Yours truly,

Jack

Jack Huerkamp
Jack's Astro Accessories, LLC
38388 Pine Street
Pearl River, LA 70452-5192
985-445-5063
mallincamusa@gmail.com
www.mallincamusa.com
30.37N 89.76W

All of us get lost in the darkness.
Dreamers learn to steer by the stars.
………………………………….Neil Peart



-----Original Message-----
From: main@ap-gto.groups.io <main@ap-gto.groups.io> On Behalf Of Ray Gralak
Sent: Sunday, April 04, 2021 4:15 PM
To: main@ap-gto.groups.io
Subject: Re: [ap-gto] APCC PRO and Horizon Editor

Hi Jack,

Sorry, I took a few days of vacation, so I haven't been following posts.

I did answer this question via the private email you sent me the other day, but I will post an answer here as well in
case it comes up in the future.

1. APCC's horizon limits are just simple ASCII text files with 360 az/alt values, one for each degree in azimuth.
2. The expected file extension is ".hrz".
3. The first three lines of the file must be the following:

# Astro-Physics GTO Horizon File v1.0
# Points 360
# Az Alt

4. After the third line, there must be 360 more lines, one line per degree in azimuth.
5. North is azimuth=0, proceeding clockwise (i.e., East=90).
6. In each line, azimuth must be an integer value followed by an altitude value, both in degrees. The altitude value
can be a decimal number.
7. You can load the horizon limits file via the Horizon Tracking Limits Editor window in APCC.

Attached is an example file, which you can edit with the built-in Windows editor, Notepad.exe. To do what you want
just edit the values

-Ray

-----Original Message-----
From: main@ap-gto.groups.io [mailto:main@ap-gto.groups.io] On Behalf
Of Jack Huerkamp
Sent: Thursday, April 1, 2021 10:06 AM
To: main@ap-gto.groups.io
Subject: [ap-gto] APCC PRO and Horizon Editor

I used my Theodolite App on my iPhone to get the horizon altitude
every 5-10 degrees for 360 degrees of azimuth. I created a table of
the values and would like to create the horizon in APCC PRO on my
laptop in the house and then somehow import it into APCC PRO on my
observatory PC. I keep looking at the manual and it explains how to use the mouse to drag and create the horizon
line. What I want to do is add horizon data points one at a time and create my horizon. So far I have been
unsuccessful.

Does the mount have to be connected to APCC with my location selected
to create a horizon? It seems that should not be the case? Or am I doing something wrong?

Jack Huerkamp






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Re: run time error

Ray Gralak
 

Hi Richard,

While imaging once in a while I get a "runtime error"
which shuts the program down and also
get a " lost communication with mount" error.
I realize it's probably a Windows 10 thing.
Anybody else get these?
It might help to know which application gave you the run-time error. :-)

-Ray

-----Original Message-----
From: main@ap-gto.groups.io [mailto:main@ap-gto.groups.io] On Behalf Of richard payne
Sent: Sunday, April 4, 2021 11:01 AM
To: main@ap-gto.groups.io
Subject: [ap-gto] run time error

While imaging once in a while I get a "runtime error"
which shuts the program down and also
get a " lost communication with mount" error.
I realize it's probably a Windows 10 thing.
Anybody else get these?
Richard


Re: New mount registration and license key (PEM Pro and APCC Pro) questions

Ray Gralak
 

Hi Scott,

This morning I attempted to install PEM Pro using the license key listed on the 1100GTO manual front cover. On
startup PEM Pro tells me my 'trial has expired', note I never had a trial period. When I then enter the key and hit OK
the program simply exists. Uninstalling and re-installing PEM Pro made no difference, not sure what I am doing
wrong.
All PEMPro V3 installers have an expiration date, so maybe the installer is old. You can download the latest public version of PEMPro from this link:

https://www.siriusimaging.com/downloads/PEMProV3.exe

Regarding the PEMProV3 license key, you should find a 15-character license key in one of the manuals for the mount. Using that you can register your mount using the PEMPro registration utility, which should be on a USB stick that came with your mount. If you can't find the utility, you can download the registration utility from this link:

https://www.siriusimaging.com/downloads/ApPEMProV3LicenseRequest.exe

-Ray




-----Original Message-----
From: main@ap-gto.groups.io [mailto:main@ap-gto.groups.io] On Behalf Of skester@gmail.com
Sent: Sunday, April 4, 2021 7:04 AM
To: main@ap-gto.groups.io
Subject: [ap-gto] New mount registration and license key (PEM Pro and APCC Pro) questions

I received my 1100GTO on Friday. I purchased through a vendor, so it's not clear to me if AP has my contact info,
or if I need to mail in the mount registration card? They clearly have my name and address as the mount was
shipped direct from AP to me, but they may not have my email or phone number.

I recall reading on CN that the APPC license key is delivered via email, how do I go about requesting that?

This morning I attempted to install PEM Pro using the license key listed on the 1100GTO manual front cover. On
startup PEM Pro tells me my 'trial has expired', note I never had a trial period. When I then enter the key and hit OK
the program simply exists. Uninstalling and re-installing PEM Pro made no difference, not sure what I am doing
wrong.

Thanks,
Scott


Re: APCC PRO and Horizon Editor

Jack Huerkamp
 

Ray,

Thanks for the quick reply. Everyone needs a well-deserved vacation. I did receive the private email. But I, all of a sudden, was getting my Gmails in Outlook both in the INBOX and in the IMPORTANT folders. I mistakenly deleted the emails in the IMPORTANT as they were duplicates of those in the INBOX. And BINGO both copies were deleted. I have since disabled getting the IMPORTANT emails in my IMAP Outlook account.

In the meantime I did printout your email and will try to generate the horizon file for my location from the data points I collected.

Yours truly,

Jack

Jack Huerkamp
Jack's Astro Accessories, LLC
38388 Pine Street
Pearl River, LA 70452-5192
985-445-5063
mallincamusa@gmail.com
www.mallincamusa.com
30.37N 89.76W

All of us get lost in the darkness.
Dreamers learn to steer by the stars.
………………………………….Neil Peart

-----Original Message-----
From: main@ap-gto.groups.io <main@ap-gto.groups.io> On Behalf Of Ray Gralak
Sent: Sunday, April 04, 2021 4:15 PM
To: main@ap-gto.groups.io
Subject: Re: [ap-gto] APCC PRO and Horizon Editor

Hi Jack,

Sorry, I took a few days of vacation, so I haven't been following posts.

I did answer this question via the private email you sent me the other day, but I will post an answer here as well in case it comes up in the future.

1. APCC's horizon limits are just simple ASCII text files with 360 az/alt values, one for each degree in azimuth.
2. The expected file extension is ".hrz".
3. The first three lines of the file must be the following:

# Astro-Physics GTO Horizon File v1.0
# Points 360
# Az Alt

4. After the third line, there must be 360 more lines, one line per degree in azimuth.
5. North is azimuth=0, proceeding clockwise (i.e., East=90).
6. In each line, azimuth must be an integer value followed by an altitude value, both in degrees. The altitude value can be a decimal number.
7. You can load the horizon limits file via the Horizon Tracking Limits Editor window in APCC.

Attached is an example file, which you can edit with the built-in Windows editor, Notepad.exe. To do what you want just edit the values

-Ray

-----Original Message-----
From: main@ap-gto.groups.io [mailto:main@ap-gto.groups.io] On Behalf
Of Jack Huerkamp
Sent: Thursday, April 1, 2021 10:06 AM
To: main@ap-gto.groups.io
Subject: [ap-gto] APCC PRO and Horizon Editor

I used my Theodolite App on my iPhone to get the horizon altitude
every 5-10 degrees for 360 degrees of azimuth. I created a table of
the values and would like to create the horizon in APCC PRO on my
laptop in the house and then somehow import it into APCC PRO on my
observatory PC. I keep looking at the manual and it explains how to use the mouse to drag and create the horizon line. What I want to do is add horizon data points one at a time and create my horizon. So far I have been unsuccessful.

Does the mount have to be connected to APCC with my location selected
to create a horizon? It seems that should not be the case? Or am I doing something wrong?

Jack Huerkamp






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Re: APCC and Starry Night Pro 7

Ray Gralak
 

I have now install APCC on my machine and so far so good. I watch quite a few videos which were very useful
however I am stuck with Starry Night Pro 7.
When I try to connect it to APCC virtual port I get the message that It is already connected but the port in APCC
does not show it.
Maybe Starry Night Pro 7 is connected via the AP V2 ASCOM Driver?

The driver can have many client applications simultaneously using it while only using a single virtual port. Thus, you won’t see an extra virtual port "light up" in APCC when you connect via the AP V2 ASCOM Driver.

-Ray

-----Original Message-----
From: main@ap-gto.groups.io [mailto:main@ap-gto.groups.io] On Behalf Of vsalfranc@gmail.com
Sent: Saturday, April 3, 2021 7:15 AM
To: main@ap-gto.groups.io
Subject: [ap-gto] APCC and Starry Night Pro 7

I have now install APCC on my machine and so far so good. I watch quite a few videos which were very useful
however I am stuck with Starry Night Pro 7.
Is it possible to use it with APCC.
When I try to connect it to APCC virtual port I get the message that It is already connected but the port in APCC
does not show it.
I probably having a brain storm but I can't get my head around this one.
Thank you for your help.
Vince


Re: Pointing Model for Unguided Imaging on a C11" EdgeHD (with primary mirror locked)

Ray Gralak
 

Hi Bruce,

I am once again re-thinking if it makes sense to attempt unguided imaging on my C11" EdgeHD where I have now
locked down my primary mirror and upgraded to the Optec FastFocus system where focusing is done solely using
the secondary mirror. This should eliminate the major mirror flop/shift issues due to moving the primary mirror. My
scope is on an AP1100 in a permanent observatory but I do not have encoders. I use a ZWO ASI2600MM Pro
camera (APS-C sensor) and usually use the 0.7x focal reducer. The question is: Is it even worth the effort to try
building a model to go unguided imaging or is a refractor still the way to go? Guiding works ok but it can be finicky
at times.
It depends on how well the mirror is locked down. If you are unsure, you can ask A-P for a trial APCC Pro key to see how it works with your setup. It doesn't take very much time to create a model, and you can even do this type of testing on a moonlit night.

-Ray

-----Original Message-----
From: main@ap-gto.groups.io [mailto:main@ap-gto.groups.io] On Behalf Of Bruce Donzanti
Sent: Friday, April 2, 2021 3:08 AM
To: main@ap-gto.groups.io
Subject: [ap-gto] Pointing Model for Unguided Imaging on a C11" EdgeHD (with primary mirror locked)

I am once again re-thinking if it makes sense to attempt unguided imaging on my C11" EdgeHD where I have now
locked down my primary mirror and upgraded to the Optec FastFocus system where focusing is done solely using
the secondary mirror. This should eliminate the major mirror flop/shift issues due to moving the primary mirror. My
scope is on an AP1100 in a permanent observatory but I do not have encoders. I use a ZWO ASI2600MM Pro
camera (APS-C sensor) and usually use the 0.7x focal reducer. The question is: Is it even worth the effort to try
building a model to go unguided imaging or is a refractor still the way to go? Guiding works ok but it can be finicky
at times.


Re: APCC PRO and Horizon Editor

Ray Gralak
 

Hi Jack,

Sorry, I took a few days of vacation, so I haven't been following posts.

I did answer this question via the private email you sent me the other day, but I will post an answer here as well in case it comes up in the future.

1. APCC's horizon limits are just simple ASCII text files with 360 az/alt values, one for each degree in azimuth.
2. The expected file extension is ".hrz".
3. The first three lines of the file must be the following:

# Astro-Physics GTO Horizon File v1.0
# Points 360
# Az Alt

4. After the third line, there must be 360 more lines, one line per degree in azimuth.
5. North is azimuth=0, proceeding clockwise (i.e., East=90).
6. In each line, azimuth must be an integer value followed by an altitude value, both in degrees. The altitude value can be a decimal number.
7. You can load the horizon limits file via the Horizon Tracking Limits Editor window in APCC.

Attached is an example file, which you can edit with the built-in Windows editor, Notepad.exe. To do what you want just edit the values

-Ray

-----Original Message-----
From: main@ap-gto.groups.io [mailto:main@ap-gto.groups.io] On Behalf Of Jack Huerkamp
Sent: Thursday, April 1, 2021 10:06 AM
To: main@ap-gto.groups.io
Subject: [ap-gto] APCC PRO and Horizon Editor

I used my Theodolite App on my iPhone to get the horizon altitude every 5-10 degrees for 360 degrees of azimuth. I
created a table of the values and would like to create the horizon in APCC PRO on my laptop in the house and then
somehow import it into APCC PRO on my observatory PC. I keep looking at the manual and it explains how to use the
mouse to drag and create the horizon line. What I want to do is add horizon data points one at a time and create my
horizon. So far I have been unsuccessful.

Does the mount have to be connected to APCC with my location selected to create a horizon? It seems that should
not be the case? Or am I doing something wrong?

Jack Huerkamp


Re: New mount registration and license key (PEM Pro and APCC Pro) questions

skester@...
 

Thank you Karen, I will call on tomorrow and register the mount. My planned use of PEM Pro was purely too measure the native and PEC corrected PE of the mount, not to replace the factory curve, so nothing that can't wait. The timing of the mount's arrival could not have been better as we have great conditions in the south east this weekend along with no moon.  I'm taking the mount out tonight for the first time and was planning to use the factory PEC curve.

Thanks,
Scott


Re: New mount registration and license key (PEM Pro and APCC Pro) questions

Karen Christen
 

Hi Scott,

 

When you purchase through a dealer, we do not register you as our customer (even if we shipped directly to you) until you contact us.  You can mail in the registration card, or just give us a call on Monday and give Paige or Daleen your info.  They’ll email an APCC license key to you.

 

I’ll let George or Howard weigh in on PemPro, but I can tell you the program – and a PEC specific to your mount – is already loaded in the CP4 control box. 

 

Enjoy your new mount!

Karen

AP

 

From: main@ap-gto.groups.io <main@ap-gto.groups.io> On Behalf Of skester@...
Sent: Sunday, April 4, 2021 9:04 AM
To: main@ap-gto.groups.io
Subject: [ap-gto] New mount registration and license key (PEM Pro and APCC Pro) questions

 

I received my 1100GTO on Friday.  I purchased through a vendor, so it's not clear to me if AP has my contact info, or if I need to mail in the mount registration card?  They clearly have my name and address as the mount was shipped direct from AP to me, but they may not have my email or phone number. 

I recall reading on CN that the APPC license key is delivered via email, how do I go about requesting that?

This morning I attempted to install PEM Pro using the license key listed on the 1100GTO manual front cover.  On startup PEM Pro tells me my 'trial has expired', note I never had a trial period.  When I then enter the key and hit OK the program simply exists.  Uninstalling and re-installing PEM Pro made no difference, not sure what I am doing wrong.

Thanks,
Scott


--
Karen Christen
Astro-Physics


run time error

richard payne
 

While imaging once in a while  I get a "runtime error"
which shuts the program down  and also 
get a " lost communication with mount" error.
I realize it's probably a Windows 10 thing.
Anybody else get these?
Richard


Re: Settings to get GPS from Primaluce Eagle4

Wayne Hixson
 

Could that web server link be added in the GPS drop down selector?


Re: Pointing Model for Unguided Imaging on a C11" EdgeHD (with primary mirror locked)

Astrobob
 

 

 

Sent from Mail for Windows 10

 

 

Bruce,

 

Attached are 2 images showing my version of solid Celestron mirror locks.

First, I focus the mirror on a star using the Celestron focuser. Then I insert my mirror locks and snug them.  

That locks the mirror and eliminates all movement. Then I center the travel of my Moonlite focuser

for an eyepiece or imager. Whenever necessary I can loosen the mirror locks if the Moonlite focuser’s

travel is used up (very rare).

 

Bob

 


New mount registration and license key (PEM Pro and APCC Pro) questions

skester@...
 

I received my 1100GTO on Friday.  I purchased through a vendor, so it's not clear to me if AP has my contact info, or if I need to mail in the mount registration card?  They clearly have my name and address as the mount was shipped direct from AP to me, but they may not have my email or phone number. 

I recall reading on CN that the APPC license key is delivered via email, how do I go about requesting that?

This morning I attempted to install PEM Pro using the license key listed on the 1100GTO manual front cover.  On startup PEM Pro tells me my 'trial has expired', note I never had a trial period.  When I then enter the key and hit OK the program simply exists.  Uninstalling and re-installing PEM Pro made no difference, not sure what I am doing wrong.

Thanks,
Scott


Re: 2021 production plans for the 1600GTO?

Jack Huerkamp
 

Mike,

 

Thanks and agreed on both counts.

 

Jack

 

From: main@ap-gto.groups.io <main@ap-gto.groups.io> On Behalf Of M Hambrick
Sent: Saturday, April 03, 2021 2:20 PM
To: main@ap-gto.groups.io
Subject: Re: [ap-gto] 2021 production plans for the 1600GTO?

 

To Jack Huerkamp

Great lyrics (The Pass) by one of the world's greatest drummers (Neil Peart) in one of the greatest bands of all time (Rush)

Mike


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Re: Power Supply died due to heat (daytime sun) I believe. #Mach2GTO

Steve Reilly
 

I was just posting what the list on the specifications of the PS.

 

-Steve

 

 

From: main@ap-gto.groups.io <main@ap-gto.groups.io> On Behalf Of Luca Marinelli
Sent: Saturday, April 3, 2021 7:45 PM
To: main@ap-gto.groups.io
Subject: Re: [ap-gto] Power Supply died due to heat (daytime sun) I believe. #Mach2GTO

 

I have two of those power supplies in my observatory and they have worked without any problems down to -10F.

 

Unfortunately, that’s not a viable replacement for the Mach2 power supply because it is limited to 16V maximum output voltage, which will not allow 1800x slew speed on the Mach2.

 

Luca

 

 

From: main@ap-gto.groups.io <main@ap-gto.groups.io> On Behalf Of Steve Reilly via groups.io
Sent: Saturday, April 3, 2021 6:04 PM
To: main@ap-gto.groups.io
Subject: Re: [ap-gto] Power Supply died due to heat (daytime sun) I believe. #Mach2GTO

 

Operating temperature rating: 0 ~ 50 °C seems a bit weak doesn’t it? That’s 32 to 122 F

 

-Steve

 

 

 

From: main@ap-gto.groups.io <main@ap-gto.groups.io> On Behalf Of thefamily90 Phillips
Sent: Saturday, April 3, 2021 5:07 PM
To: main@ap-gto.groups.io
Subject: Re: [ap-gto] Power Supply died due to heat (daytime sun) I believe. #Mach2GTO

 

Looking at getting a couple of these. It looks like for my AP 600 CP2 and Mach1, 900 and 1200 GOTO with CP3  I have to order a special able. Correct?

 

JimP

 


From: main@ap-gto.groups.io <main@ap-gto.groups.io> on behalf of Woody Schlom <woody_is@...>
Sent: Saturday, April 3, 2021 4:57:18 PM
To: main@ap-gto.groups.io <main@ap-gto.groups.io>
Subject: Re: [ap-gto] Power Supply died due to heat (daytime sun) I believe. #Mach2GTO

 

And BTW – AP sells this exact same one.

 

Woody

 

From: main@ap-gto.groups.io [mailto:main@ap-gto.groups.io] On Behalf Of richard payne
Sent: Saturday, April 03, 2021 1:53 PM
To: main@ap-gto.groups.io
Subject: Re: [ap-gto] Power Supply died due to heat (daytime sun) I believe. #Mach2GTO

 

Here is the one you want, bulletproof.

use it with a fused ridgerunner set up.

 

On Apr 3, 2021, at 7:13 AM, Micheal Fields Jr via groups.io <mpfjr@...> wrote:

Observatory for sure but I also plan to 3D print a case for it.  As I mentioned I have a couple of these already. One is 12v that I use for my equipment and the other 24v I use with a different mount.  Have had them for years with no issues.  Very clean reliable power (so far).  


Re: [ap-ug] [ap-gto] Two videos for your Easter weekend

Harley Davidson
 

Save some eggs for my two dogs and myself Jim :)

tony

On 4/3/2021 4:35 PM, thefamily90 Phillips wrote:
Happy Easter to Tony and Everyone. Working on dyeing eggs and putting together Easter Baskets for my 32 yo daughter and 30 yo son plus their significant others. Makes me feel young!
????????????????????

JimP


From: main@ap-gto.groups.io <main@ap-gto.groups.io> on behalf of Harley Davidson <astrocnc@...>
Sent: Saturday, April 3, 2021 3:12:40 PM
To: main@ap-gto.groups.io <main@ap-gto.groups.io>; main@ap-ug.groups.io <main@ap-ug.groups.io>
Subject: [ap-gto] Two videos for your Easter weekend
??
Happy Easter guys!

I just uploaded two [2] videos:

Astro-Physics Equatorial Mounts and PARK POSITIONS
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s_IMjxZoi98


Astro-Physics Starfire 175EDF on a Mach2 Mount
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N7XA9m4_CgA


ALSO - very strangely enough my Mach2 power supply went dead as I was doing this video yesterday. A call to Daleen got Liam for me who took care of it. Working faster than the speed of light they got a new power supply out to me next day (today)! That is 110% customer service!

tony

--
Jim Phillips


Re: Power Supply died due to heat (daytime sun) I believe. #Mach2GTO

Luca Marinelli
 

I have two of those power supplies in my observatory and they have worked without any problems down to -10F.

 

Unfortunately, that’s not a viable replacement for the Mach2 power supply because it is limited to 16V maximum output voltage, which will not allow 1800x slew speed on the Mach2.

 

Luca

 

 

From: main@ap-gto.groups.io <main@ap-gto.groups.io> On Behalf Of Steve Reilly via groups.io
Sent: Saturday, April 3, 2021 6:04 PM
To: main@ap-gto.groups.io
Subject: Re: [ap-gto] Power Supply died due to heat (daytime sun) I believe. #Mach2GTO

 

Operating temperature rating: 0 ~ 50 °C seems a bit weak doesn’t it? That’s 32 to 122 F

 

-Steve

 

 

 

From: main@ap-gto.groups.io <main@ap-gto.groups.io> On Behalf Of thefamily90 Phillips
Sent: Saturday, April 3, 2021 5:07 PM
To: main@ap-gto.groups.io
Subject: Re: [ap-gto] Power Supply died due to heat (daytime sun) I believe. #Mach2GTO

 

Looking at getting a couple of these. It looks like for my AP 600 CP2 and Mach1, 900 and 1200 GOTO with CP3  I have to order a special able. Correct?

 

JimP

 


From: main@ap-gto.groups.io <main@ap-gto.groups.io> on behalf of Woody Schlom <woody_is@...>
Sent: Saturday, April 3, 2021 4:57:18 PM
To: main@ap-gto.groups.io <main@ap-gto.groups.io>
Subject: Re: [ap-gto] Power Supply died due to heat (daytime sun) I believe. #Mach2GTO

 

And BTW – AP sells this exact same one.

 

Woody

 

From: main@ap-gto.groups.io [mailto:main@ap-gto.groups.io] On Behalf Of richard payne
Sent: Saturday, April 03, 2021 1:53 PM
To: main@ap-gto.groups.io
Subject: Re: [ap-gto] Power Supply died due to heat (daytime sun) I believe. #Mach2GTO

 

Here is the one you want, bulletproof.

use it with a fused ridgerunner set up.

 

On Apr 3, 2021, at 7:13 AM, Micheal Fields Jr via groups.io <mpfjr@...> wrote:

Observatory for sure but I also plan to 3D print a case for it.  As I mentioned I have a couple of these already. One is 12v that I use for my equipment and the other 24v I use with a different mount.  Have had them for years with no issues.  Very clean reliable power (so far).  


Re: Power Supply died due to heat (daytime sun) I believe. #Mach2GTO

Steve Reilly
 

Operating temperature rating: 0 ~ 50 °C seems a bit weak doesn’t it? That’s 32 to 122 F

 

-Steve

 

 

 

From: main@ap-gto.groups.io <main@ap-gto.groups.io> On Behalf Of thefamily90 Phillips
Sent: Saturday, April 3, 2021 5:07 PM
To: main@ap-gto.groups.io
Subject: Re: [ap-gto] Power Supply died due to heat (daytime sun) I believe. #Mach2GTO

 

Looking at getting a couple of these. It looks like for my AP 600 CP2 and Mach1, 900 and 1200 GOTO with CP3  I have to order a special able. Correct?

 

JimP

 


From: main@ap-gto.groups.io <main@ap-gto.groups.io> on behalf of Woody Schlom <woody_is@...>
Sent: Saturday, April 3, 2021 4:57:18 PM
To: main@ap-gto.groups.io <main@ap-gto.groups.io>
Subject: Re: [ap-gto] Power Supply died due to heat (daytime sun) I believe. #Mach2GTO

 

And BTW – AP sells this exact same one.

 

Woody

 

From: main@ap-gto.groups.io [mailto:main@ap-gto.groups.io] On Behalf Of richard payne
Sent: Saturday, April 03, 2021 1:53 PM
To: main@ap-gto.groups.io
Subject: Re: [ap-gto] Power Supply died due to heat (daytime sun) I believe. #Mach2GTO

 

Here is the one you want, bulletproof.

use it with a fused ridgerunner set up.

 

On Apr 3, 2021, at 7:13 AM, Micheal Fields Jr via groups.io <mpfjr@...> wrote:

Observatory for sure but I also plan to 3D print a case for it.  As I mentioned I have a couple of these already. One is 12v that I use for my equipment and the other 24v I use with a different mount.  Have had them for years with no issues.  Very clean reliable power (so far).  


Re: Power Supply died due to heat (daytime sun) I believe. #Mach2GTO

thefamily90 Phillips
 

Looking at getting a couple of these. It looks like for my AP 600 CP2 and Mach1, 900 and 1200 GOTO with CP3  I have to order a special able. Correct?

JimP


From: main@ap-gto.groups.io <main@ap-gto.groups.io> on behalf of Woody Schlom <woody_is@...>
Sent: Saturday, April 3, 2021 4:57:18 PM
To: main@ap-gto.groups.io <main@ap-gto.groups.io>
Subject: Re: [ap-gto] Power Supply died due to heat (daytime sun) I believe. #Mach2GTO
 

And BTW – AP sells this exact same one.

 

Woody

 

From: main@ap-gto.groups.io [mailto:main@ap-gto.groups.io] On Behalf Of richard payne
Sent: Saturday, April 03, 2021 1:53 PM
To: main@ap-gto.groups.io
Subject: Re: [ap-gto] Power Supply died due to heat (daytime sun) I believe. #Mach2GTO

 

Here is the one you want, bulletproof.

use it with a fused ridgerunner set up.



On Apr 3, 2021, at 7:13 AM, Micheal Fields Jr via groups.io <mpfjr@...> wrote:

Observatory for sure but I also plan to 3D print a case for it.  As I mentioned I have a couple of these already. One is 12v that I use for my equipment and the other 24v I use with a different mount.  Have had them for years with no issues.  Very clean reliable power (so far).  


Re: Power Supply died due to heat (daytime sun) I believe. #Mach2GTO

Woody Schlom
 

And BTW – AP sells this exact same one.

 

Woody

 

From: main@ap-gto.groups.io [mailto:main@ap-gto.groups.io] On Behalf Of richard payne
Sent: Saturday, April 03, 2021 1:53 PM
To: main@ap-gto.groups.io
Subject: Re: [ap-gto] Power Supply died due to heat (daytime sun) I believe. #Mach2GTO

 

Here is the one you want, bulletproof.

use it with a fused ridgerunner set up.



On Apr 3, 2021, at 7:13 AM, Micheal Fields Jr via groups.io <mpfjr@...> wrote:

Observatory for sure but I also plan to 3D print a case for it.  As I mentioned I have a couple of these already. One is 12v that I use for my equipment and the other 24v I use with a different mount.  Have had them for years with no issues.  Very clean reliable power (so far).  

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