Trial - again?

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Ron
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Fri Jun 07, 2019 5:53 am

I did a trial a year ago (or more?) and I had problems with Prism controlling my Nexdome. So I left it (though I liked what did work). Nexdome just hired a top notch programmer to redo their firmware and ascom driver and we're in apha testing stage and I'd like to see if Prism will now work properly with the latest code. (Previous code was poorly implemented).

How can I do another trial period to check if it works with the new code?
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Fri Jun 07, 2019 9:46 am

Welcome back. Yes, you can install PRISM on any other computer and the full trial will be active again.
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Ron
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Sat Jun 08, 2019 7:05 am

I need to use the same "dome" computer. Are there any license codes that expire in 30 days?
Ron
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Mon Jun 10, 2019 10:22 am

I'm really excited to try again, several nexdome people in our group want to try again. also if I go pro - can I pay the difference to upgrade to the advanced/top level? at this point I have no idea what the extra 150.00 gains me. (it says advanced features). ?

I can buy on opt - but I'm really torn, if it doesn't pan out - I am our 300. I just tried Kstars/Ekos and though it's free and amazing... it didn't pan out. It's weak in the imaging and sequence area and crashes a lot. I love it - but I can't get anything done using it. I've gone back to plain old SGP. But I want planetarium integrated for more powerful features.
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Mon Jun 10, 2019 10:30 am

The developer has established the activation of PRISM. the way it sits right now, if the trial expires on a machine, it cannot be re-activated unless a license is provided. This is how the software is built, for now. I recommend installing PRISM on a different PC ( stick PC, miniPC, PRISM will run on any Windows machine) and take advantage of an extra 80 days.
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Ron
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Wed Jun 12, 2019 12:15 pm

thanks trying on my laptop.
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Wed Jun 19, 2019 1:11 pm

how did you do Ron?
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