[TDA_wg] vendors for remote dome cameras?
rstreet at lcogt.net
Tue Jul 7 12:23:48 EDT 2015
LCOGT uses Axis Communication, PTZ Network Cameras for all our sites
and we've had good experiences with them. Annie, our lead engineer,
is happy to provide more details if you wish.
On Mon, Jul 6, 2015 at 8:03 AM, Virginia Trimble <vtrimble at astro.umd.edu> wrote:
> Rob Seaman <seaman at noao.edu> wrote:
>> At lunch yesterday the question came up about cameras for remotely monitoring domes/enclosures of robotic facilities. There was interest is relatively high-end cameras with features like panning and zooming, especially IR cameras that would be usable during active observing. It appears that one vendor (don’t have the name) from a few years ago is no longer reachable and that Amazon or eBay is the only source. The observatory would prefer a non-orphaned product, needless to say.
>> Any suggestions? Either for vendors or clever workarounds? Presumably several on this list operate robotic telescopes. How do you ensure safety and provide for remote trouble shooting?
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> The folks at LCOGT seem a likely source of information, since they operate
> a bunch of unattended telescopes.
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