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Old 01-21-2010, 01:18 PM
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Question Help Needed for Estes Oracle software!!

Heeeeelp!!!

I just acquired an mib Estes Oracle. The problem is loading the software. The laptop that I am taking to the range is a Dell INSPIRON Mini with Windows XP. A small laptop is great. However, it doesn't have a CD-ROM drive. My wife's laptop has a CD-ROM drive. Unforunately, from what I've read, the Oracle software doesn't work with Windows Vista.

Is there a website out there that I can download the Oracle software/drivers?

Thanks.
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Old 01-21-2010, 01:26 PM
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Try this.

Load the Oracle CD in your wife's computer.

Plug a flash/pin drive into the same computer.

Copy Oracle software from CD to flash drive.

Remove flash drive and plug it into your computer.

Copy software from flash drive to computer.



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Old 01-21-2010, 09:59 PM
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Thanks Bob! That did the trick.

I plan on launching a few test shots on saturday!
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Old 01-21-2010, 11:33 PM
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Glad to hear that my idea worked.

I have three Oracle cameras and fly each of them with a different booster.

Here's a thread about that:

http://forums.rocketshoppe.com/show...ighlight=oracle

I wish you good flying on Saturday!

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Old 01-29-2010, 09:45 PM
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FYI...

Last week, before I posted here, I emailed Estes inquiring about downloadable software for the Oracle. Today I received a response. It is as follows...


We will not have the software available for 4-6 weeks on the new web site.

Thank you,

Christine


That's nice. However, like with the Saturn V that was due out last July, I'll have to see some Oracle software before I believe it.
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Old 01-29-2010, 09:51 PM
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Oh, and by the way...here's one of the launches from last saturday!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ohtUO1QC8U4

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