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ZWO Camera ASI 120MM Mini Mono with StellarMate?

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wvreeven
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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.

ASI1600MM-Pro Cooled and filter wheel with a SkyWatcher Esprit 80 ED on a SkyWatcher HEQ5-Pro

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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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1 month 3 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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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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1 month 3 weeks ago 1 month 3 weeks 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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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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1 month 3 weeks ago 1 month 3 weeks 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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