No pictures yet but my wireless, no cord wrap, remote control setup constists of:-
For auto alignment and subsequent GoTo operations.
Evolution 8 with SkyPortal WiFi Acessory in Access Point mode
StarSense Auto Align.
For image capture.
Windows Surface Pro 2 (1 USB 3.0 port) running FireCapture, mounted on the fork arm.
ZWO ASI1600MC, full sensor used to acquire target, ROI for image capture.
For remote manual slew and focus.
Rasberry Pi running VirtualHere, makes Pi USB ports available over WiFi
StarSense HC plugged into one of the Pi USB ports, for manual slewing only.
ShoeString FCUSB for remote focus control.
For electronic finder.
ZWO ASI120MC with a Canon 50 mm lens.
Vensmile mini computer running FireCapture.
Remote Control (“Mission Control”)
A laptop, at my desk, running VirtualHere client, ASCOM Platform and ACSOMPad.
Logitech Gamepad for manual slewing and focus input.
TeamViewer, RDP or VNC to access the Surface Pro and Vensmile computers.
I am thinking that an Intel NUC could easily handle all of the on board computing tasks, but this is what I have managed to cobble together for now.
Comsole 20 amp-hour battery set to 12 volts
A vehicle cigarette adapter with 3 cigarette plugs and 2 USB charging ports
Powers the Rasberry Pi and a Dew Heater (when required).
The Surface Pro and Vensmile have their own batteries but can also be powered from this battery if they run low.
Edited by Rac19, 12 December 2017 - 06:41 AM.