Re: GOTO

From: Bjoern Gimle@GlocalNet (Gimle@GlocalNet)
Date: Sat May 17 2008 - 09:39:28 UTC

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    From: "Greg Roberts" <grr@telkomsa.net>
    
    > Another thing that has caught my attention is
    > something called THE CUBE. Its a type GO TO mount and is quite reasonably 
    > priced.
    > I dont plan to buy one but it might be of interest
    > to those wanting a cheapish GOTO mount.The
    > website is www.iOptron.com
    >
    243 USD  at http://www.ioptron.com/products.aspx?subcatalog=17
    
    Weight limit 11 lbs = 5 kg
    Newton length  limit 40" = 1000 mm
    
    However, I don't find any hint that it can be controlled by a PC,
    much less if it is compatible with existing interfaces like ASCOM.
    
    /Björn
    
     
    
    
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