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joelshort

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Using 2 EFW2's at once?
« on: November 05, 2017, 01:10:17 pm »
Is it possible to use two EFW2 filter wheels at once, from the same computer?  I am setting up a dual imaging rig with two cameras/scopes on the same mount, controlled with the same computer.  Does the Atik ASCOM software allow two at once?

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Re: Using 2 EFW2's at once?
« Reply #1 on: November 07, 2017, 11:34:59 am »
Hello,

This is not a request I have heard before.  I don't believe you can.  Can you let me know why this would be useful?
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Re: Using 2 EFW2's at once?
« Reply #2 on: November 10, 2017, 04:06:04 pm »
Steve,
Thanks for the reply.  For some reason I did not receive a notification email when you replied to this thread; sorry it has taken me a few days to respond.

As I said I am setting up a dual scope/camera imaging rig.  I will have two scopes and two cameras operating from the same computer on the same mount.  I have one EFW2 and would like to add another, however I need to be able to control both filter wheels from the same computer at the same time (via ASCOM). 

I suspect that the ASCOM driver does not support multiple filter wheels but I wanted to make sure.