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If your Exos 2 is working fine with the AAP I wouldn’t change a thing. I am in the same position as you and will not be risking the update.
On 21 Apr 2021, at 08:31, alandebrut <alan.bruce@...> wrote:
You and a few others have always been very helpful to everyone on this forum and for that I thank you.
However I have read the installation procedure for installing the new firmware twice, along with the threads in this forum it appears to be a rollercoaster ride.
In fact I fear I now have Technical dyslexia, I don't believe I have the skills to perform this task and I am equally sure there will be others in a similar position.
I am neither a technophobe nor tech savvy, I get by but I know my limitations.
I have installed firmware on other Goto mounts and other pieces of equipment I have, such as keyboards, cameras printers etc.
These have been simplistic to say the least so I don't understand why to me I need a degree in engineering science to complete this task from ES
Is it essential I install this update in the manner described?
I have my Exos2 PMC8 connected via serial to my ASIAirPro, it works brilliantly in that configuration.
If I install this firmware what would be the benefit to me?
Its taken me a few months to get my EXOS2 working in a way that suites me,
I must praise ES for producing a fantastic piece of technology at such a competitive price, in addition this forum provides that extra piece in the jigsaw not easily found with other brands.
I would recommend ES products to anyone interested in taking up the hobby.
Explore Scientific: Telescope AR102, F6.5 Exos 2, PMC8
ZWO Electronic Auto-focuser ZWO ASI Air Pro
ZWO ASI533 main camera ZWO ASI120mm guide
QHY PoleMaster Altair 290C
Celestron SE8 plus mount Starsense
Sharpcap Pro, CDC Stellarium APT Firecapture
MOUNTS. Exos-2 PMC Eight..
SCOPE: RVO Horizon 72ed.
CAMERA: Not Applicable.
SOFTWARE: Just iPad at moment.