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ixobelle

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  1. Posting back with some promising results. After googling around a bit, I saw mention that ASCOM and apps like these generally are very picky about moving the ports the device is initially seen on, and the cables themselves are very picky as well. I have a giant bin of cables out in the garage, and figured with the six or so USB mini cables I had, that a few would work, but I seem to have one really good one that works for both telescope and camera consistently, and a bunch of others that are pretty low grade. USB-Mini kind of came and went, so some of these are pretty old. My findi
  2. Thanks for the thoughtful response. Digging deeper I am seeing even native ASCOM issues, so this is clearly not BYN's fault. I'll do a deep dive and report back with what finally solved it. Thanks again.
  3. I'm having a very hard time keeping my D700 and Celestron 8SE both connected for more than a few "operations" (skew once or twice, take a sample photo). In an effort to simplify things, I broke out an old Dell Precision M4800 laptop I had, which has 4 physical USB ports, but I've worked in IT long enough to know that even "4 external facing ports" doesn't mean it's not using a hub system internally, it depends completely on the chipset. Device Manager clearly shows USB root hubs. Ideally, I'd like to have everything on the mount (Handset, Focuser, Camera USB, and eventual Camera Serial US
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