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Connections between DSLR, Mount, and Guide Scope

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#1 hatflyer

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Posted 05 August 2022 - 06:52 PM

I will have the AZ-GTi mount, a DSLR, and a guide scope.

 

I know I need to connect the DSLR to the computer via USB. The mount can connect via wifi. What do I connect the guide scope to if I want to use PHD2 within NINA? To the mount or to the computer (which has only 1 USB port)?

 

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Posted 05 August 2022 - 09:02 PM

You're better off connecting the mount directly through USB, WiFi tends to drop out, and you would lose control of your mount. Get a USB hub and connect all three to the computer. Load the ASCOM driver for the mount and, if needed, the DSLR. From there follow NINA setups for hardware.


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Posted 05 August 2022 - 09:26 PM

You're better off connecting the mount directly through USB, WiFi tends to drop out, and you would lose control of your mount. Get a USB hub and connect all three to the computer. Load the ASCOM driver for the mount and, if needed, the DSLR. From there follow NINA setups for hardware.

I guess the right signals will somehow get to the right place with a hub?



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Posted 05 August 2022 - 09:40 PM

I guess the right signals will somehow get to the right place with a hub?

Of course. That's what drivers are for.
 



#5 hatflyer

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Posted Today, 01:38 PM

You're better off connecting the mount directly through USB, WiFi tends to drop out, and you would lose control of your mount. Get a USB hub and connect all three to the computer. Load the ASCOM driver for the mount and, if needed, the DSLR. From there follow NINA setups for hardware.

How do u connect the AZ-GTi via USB. There seems to be no USB port. Only the hand controller and snap. Is there an adapter for the hand controller port and usb?




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