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ZWO Camera ASI 120MM Mini Mono with StellarMate?

4 months 2 weeks ago
DrawsACircle
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ZWO Camera ASI 120MM Mini Mono with StellarMate? #44356
My ASI120 mini works just fine with Stellarmate on an RPi 3. I use it as a guidecam.

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4 months 2 weeks ago
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ZWO Camera ASI 120MM Mini Mono with StellarMate? #44392
Same for me, my ZWO ASI120MM Mini just works on both Windows and INDI.

My Altair GPCAM MT9m034M Mono is a different story, it's never worked on INDI and while it used to work on Windows now, with the latest driver updates, it doesn't. This is a rebadged ToupTek camera and neither Altair not Toupteck have shown the slightest interest in sorting this. Rumour has it that it depends on the type of hardware, some work and some don't.
Altair and Touptek have been added to the list of companies I won't buy anything from that uses electricity.

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4 months 2 weeks ago
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ZWO Camera ASI 120MM Mini Mono with StellarMate? #44499
I received my new ToupTek Camera model GP1200KMB today and I am very happy to let you know that it works very good with StellarMate out of the box.
I don't have the same stability issues that I did with the ZWO ASI 120MM Mini Mono camera.

So now I am very happy :woohoo:
The following user(s) said Thank You knro

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4 months 2 weeks ago
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ZWO Camera ASI 120MM Mini Mono with StellarMate? #44507
Hi
120mm stable and reliable on any usb port with this firmware:
drive.google.com/open?id=1eXBCN06Uz6pGdf-TDd_8ETVW5QRw9zSO
tested with ubuntu 18.04
Cheers and HTH

ubuntu 18.04
700d, eq6, t7m

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4 months 2 weeks ago
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ZWO Camera ASI 120MM Mini Mono with StellarMate? #44510
Where does this firmware come from? And is it for the 120mm or the mini?
My ASI 120MM and MC works like CR*P with messed up frames all over on RPI 3. Tried flashing the 'compatibility' firmware, and it does not work any better with or without...

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4 months 2 weeks ago
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ZWO Camera ASI 120MM Mini Mono with StellarMate? #44511
To my best of knowledge that firmware is for ASI120MM/MC and not for the mini since there is no downloadable firmware for the mini. This essentially is the compatibility firmware that you probably already applied. I did the same thing once and never got my ASI120MC to work properly as well so I replaced it with an ASI120MC-S (USB3 version) and that works like a charm.

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4 months 2 weeks ago
alacant
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ZWO Camera ASI 120MM Mini Mono with StellarMate? #44512
Hi
A search on 'cypress chipsets usb' should throw it up. I always had difficulty finding it so when I had it working, I saved a copy.
I have only tested it on Ubuntu on a Dell laptop. The reason we needed it is that we didn't have a spare usb2 port. You can choose which zwo model you have on the command line when you update the firmware.
HTH and clear skeis

ubuntu 18.04
700d, eq6, t7m

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4 months 2 weeks ago
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ZWO Camera ASI 120MM Mini Mono with StellarMate? #44513
Ah, thanks. It must be the same as I have already tried. I was hoping that someone had modified it, such that it would actually work :-)

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4 months 2 weeks ago
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ZWO Camera ASI 120MM Mini Mono with StellarMate? #44516
I’ve noticed that my firmware updated ASI120MC now works fine as a guide camera on my Kubuntu laptop and the raspberry pi 4 running raspbian buster, I’m using the internal guider, setup on the raspberry pi via Rob’s Astropi3 script. No broken frames or dropouts however, it will not stream video without the frames breaking up and it still won’t work correctly on a raspberry pi 3 or 3 B+ set up in the same way.

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Alan

Raspberry Pi3B,ASI120MC Usb2, QHY5Lii Mono, Atik CCD, Canon 600D, NEQ6, EQMod, EQ5, AstroEQ, EQMod Equinox ED80

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4 months 2 weeks ago 4 months 1 week ago by universalmaster.
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ZWO Camera ASI 120MM Mini Mono with StellarMate? #44517
Great to know. It also makes sense, as one thing that was changed in the RPI 4 was the USB controller. I will keep my ASIs and try them when Ubuntu is ready for the 4.

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4 months 1 week ago
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ZWO Camera ASI 120MM Mini Mono with StellarMate? #44545
I also noticed that my ASI 120MM (USB2) is stable on my RPi4. But I have not had an opportunity to use it in a session yet.

INDI/KStars on Raspberry Pi 4, 4gb
Raspbian Buster with AstroPi3 script configuration
Skywatcher HEQ5 Pro Mount
Canon 600D Camera
Orion SSAG/ASI120mm @280mm Guide Scope
PHD2
Adafruit Motor Hat shield
Adafruit GPS Module
Generic Bluetooth Joystick.
Startech 7 port powered USB Hub.

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4 months 1 week ago 4 months 1 week ago by El Corazon.
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ZWO Camera ASI 120MM Mini Mono with StellarMate? #44574
I can confirm that the ASI120MM (USB2 version, updated firmware) works on the Pi4 under Manjaro Linux and KStars 3.3.6 as long as exposures are kept at >0.5s. At <0.5s frames are sometimes garbled, which is obviously not good for guiding.

And once the frames get garbled, it's only a matter of time until KStars crashes.

Within these limitations, the ASI120MM may still be useful for guiding, but not much else on Linux.

Atlas Pro AZ-EQ, ASI1600MM-Pro, ASI120MM-S, ES102ED, WO-Z61, Nikon D3300, ASI-EFW, ZWO LRGB,Ha,O3,S2 filter set

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