New PMC-Eight Firmware UPDATED STATUS #ExploreScientific #UniversalFirmware

Jerry Hubbell - Explore Scientific VP Engineering

My plans were to release to the general public the new universal version of the PMC-Eight firmware (ver 20A01) late yesterday evening. I have been delayed until today making final tweaks to the installation guide. For those that have been waiting for the new firmware, ASCOM driver, and Universal Firmware Configuration Tool (UFCT), I wanted to assure you that it will be available later today, probably within a couple of hours. I know that we have been talking about this for a couple of months now, and it has actually been under active development and testing for 6 months now so I appreciate everyone's patience. It is finally ready. I think you all will really be happy with the changes and the updated functionality.

I will be posting new messages once it is available for download on the main forum.

Thanks again for everyone's support!
Jerry Hubbell
Vice President of Engineering

Explore Scientific, LLC.
jrh at
1010 S. 48th Street
Springdale, AR 72762

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             Remote Observatories for Amateur Astronomers: Using High-Powered Telescopes From Home

Mark Slade Remote Observatory (MSRO) IAU MPC W54 Equipment
Wilderness, VA
: ES PMC-Eight G11 + Telescope Drive Master (TDM)
Scopes: ES 165 FPL-53 ED APO CF, ES 102 FCD100 ED APO CF
Cameras:  QHY174M-GPS + FW, QHY163C
Misc: 3-inch 0.7x Focal Reducer Field Flattener, Filters: Luminance,
Red, V-band Photometric, Diffuser, 200 lpmm Spectral Grating

Software: MaxIm DL 6, Cartes du Ciel, Astrometrica, AstroImageJ, AutoStakkert!

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