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Niels P
April 16, 2009, 13:46:26
Hello, I.S.

Is it possible to establish a Wireless connection between the camera (on the Telescope)
and the PC (<20m away) ? If so, do you have an idea where to purchase the necessary
Transmitter/Receiver.
My best Regards
Niels P

Stefan Geissler
April 16, 2009, 13:52:49
Niels,

We tested the Meade Telescope server. It worked more or less with a very low frame rate. It worked only with the 21 model (VGA resolution). The 31er and 41 did not work, there were too many paket losts, thus the frames were dropped. This is very embarrasing after a 10 minute exposure the frame was lost because a missing packet.

For more information please refer to:
http://www.meade.de/news/news/archive/2008/august/article/der-neue-meade-wireless-telescope-server-ist-nun-lieferbar.html?tx_ttnews[day]=28&tx_ttnews[backPid]=393&cHash=7a115ab6f8
(German text)

Niels P
April 16, 2009, 16:03:57
Hi Stefan,
Thank you for your reply. Another question, however:
What is the lowest acceptable speed for DBK 21 ?
i.e. how far below 480Mbit/s can I go without problems ?
Best regards
Niels P

Stefan Geissler
April 17, 2009, 10:02:06
The lowest speed is 3.75 fps. Lower frame rates are not possible. This allocates app. 4% of the USB bandwidth.