Astrophotographer ! Finally ! (thanks to everyone's help on CN)
My webpage = www.starsinmybackyard.com
My Astro GEAR :
Celestron C8 XLT on the CGEM mount, Orion ED80 (guide scope, widefield work), Canon EOS 450D (xsi)with full spectrum mod, Astronomiks CCD-CL clip in, DSI color (guide cam) Acer Aspire one (guiding, cam control, focusing, SKY X, etc) Canon A530 point-n-shoot.
$300 Home Depot garden shed observatory.
-My kingdom for blue squares!-
mini Borg 50/ST-i/PHD
CGEM - Hypertuned by Deep Space Products
Canon 500D Hypercams Baader mod
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Quote:The Switchcraft connector comes in different lengths and I think it's the one where the barrel is 12mm long that's needed. I didn't realise this and got a 10mm one and it doesn't connect on my AVX.Chris
Quote:Mike,Radio Shack carries a nice coiled power cable. It has heavier gauge (thicker) wire than the Celestron model, it's also a bit shorter ... both good things. The connector end you need is 2.1mm x 5.5mm (and not the 2.5mm connector) ... I believe RS calls this correct connector an M style plug.http://www.radioshack.com/product/index.jsp?productId=3889594There's also a heavier 5 amp model that might be even more appropriate for a CGE mount ..http://www.radioshack.com/product/index.jsp?productId=3802147&locale=en_U...and with this model cable you'll also need the separate connector ...http://www.radioshack.com/product/index.jsp?productId=3807939
Robert The more I learn, The more there is to learn! Orange Zone Dark Site 3 Mounts 4 Imaging Cameras 3 Guide Cameras OTA's = yes