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Author Archives: Tim Cowell

Eagle3 Advanced

CABLE GUYNow that you have integrated your Eagle3 with your rig as a physical mounting component and tested it a few times, it is a very good idea to check all the fixings for movement and especially check and tighten any bolts, nuts, screws etc which can easily settle and wriggle loose.If you haven’t tackled it yet, after this initial succesful testing phase is proved satisfactory then sensible cable management may take place.… Read more »

Configuring the Eagle3

BOLTING ALONGThe Eagle3 meets many astro imager’s needs and it is very simple to assemble and configure. In very little time I’d worked out a suitable manner of securing the Eagle3 (in my case simply using two of the supplied bolts and fixing from underneath my carry-handle).… Read more »

PrimaLuceLab Eagle3

The Eagle3 is now available from 365Astronomy and we wanted to tell you more about what it is like to use this innovative new astrophotography computer. At first glance you will see a box with power ports and perhaps notice the Wi Fi aerials but look closer and you will see it is made solidly from metal and has many threaded fixing holes on the top and bottom.… Read more »