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#1 OrionNebula32

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Posted 30 May 2020 - 06:28 PM

WHat is the proper way to wire up PHD, CEM40 and my ZWO camera to communicate and work the proper way/??

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Posted 30 May 2020 - 06:33 PM

1. Guide camera connected to laptop via USB.

2. Laptop is running PHD2 and make sure to select the guide camera in PHD2.

3. Connect mount to laptop, so that PHD2 can send guide pulses to the mount.

 

*Do not connect the camera directly to the mount with the ST4 cable.



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Posted 30 May 2020 - 06:46 PM

https://www.youtube....luBLaHDw&t=269s



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Posted 30 May 2020 - 06:58 PM

1. Guide camera connected to laptop via USB.

2. Laptop is running PHD2 and make sure to select the guide camera in PHD2.

3. Connect mount to laptop, so that PHD2 can send guide pulses to the mount.

 

*Do not connect the camera directly to the mount with the ST4 cable.

how to connect to mount then. there is no RS232 hookup on it.



#5 OrionNebula32

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Posted 30 May 2020 - 07:05 PM

I took 3 images of the inputs on the mount. Do i use the same USB cable with the house looking end with the normal flat end as i do with the camera to plug into CEM40? If so, which input do i plug from the laptop in --> ?



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Posted 30 May 2020 - 07:05 PM

https://www.flickr.com/cameraroll/



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Posted 30 May 2020 - 07:15 PM

Your photo album link does not work. 
 

 

There is a USB port on the CEM40. That needs to be connected to a USB port on your laptop. No need for RS232. Yes, use that usb cable you described.


Edited by Cometeer, 30 May 2020 - 07:16 PM.


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Posted 30 May 2020 - 07:16 PM

does this one work. sorry about that last one, my mistake. 

https://www.flickr.c.../188251598@N07/




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