connecting and powering up

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connecting and powering up

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What is the procedure or consensus on powering up your observatory when running remotely. It seems as if each device has its own peculiarities in hookup procedure. If I power on a device that instructions tell me I should power on and then cable to my comp or vice versa am I going to fry things? My Sbig equipment are examples of this.
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Re: connecting and powering up

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I normally plug everything in on the remote location, then turn on the power, and finally turn on the computer. So far I haven't had any issues (except forgetting to turn on the computer.... )
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Scopes: Explore Scientific ED80CF, Skywatcher 254N, Mounts: Orion Atlas EQ-g mount & Skywatcher EQ5 Pro. Skywatcher EQ5pro mount. ZWO mini guider. Image camera: ZWO ASI1600 MM Cool, ZWO ASI533mc-Pro, ZWO ASI174mm-C (for use with my Quark chromosphere), ZWO ASI120MC Filters: LRGB, Ha 7nm, O-III 7nm, S-II 7nm Eyepieces: a few, Primary software: Cartes du Ciel, N.I.N.A, StarTools V1.4.

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