The Autostar II can be unparked from software with or without a power cycle. Use the SkyWatcher driver listed below. Please follow the procedure given below to the letter or risk having pointing problems. Upon connecting from your software, the scope will be aligned and ready for use. This driver has been supplied by the manufacturer and has passed all conformance tests report here. Features are limited, and end-of-slew detection may be unreliable requires adjustment of encoder resolution.
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If you don’t explicitly set the Park Position, the driver will assume the default wake up position previous paragraph. Upon connecting from your software, the scope will be aligned and ready for use. If you park your scope after each use, you will never have to hand-slew to a star and meaed again.
This version corrects the installer so it can be installed on Platform 5 and 6 and later. It is possible, however, to re connect to a parked and meafe power-cycled LXGPS and bring it back online without interaction with the handbox.
However, thanks to the research and contributions of several people, a procedure was found that would allow this.
Vixen Sphinx external link Driver for the Vixen Sphinx mounts. Any input on that socket when the handbox is displaying “Scope parked This is a full-featured asckm that provides not only ASCOM standard driver functions, but also user access to many of the Temma’s special features. Vixen SkySensor 6. Be prepared for limitations and problems. Email Format html text.
ASCOM Meade Driver
It contains both a Telescope driver as well as a Focuser driver since the scope and focuser controls share the same serial port. If you park your scope after each use, you will never have to hand-slew to a star and sync again. The purpose of parking a scope is to allow a stationary scope to be powered up at a later time and not have to be synced or otherwise aligned.
The following procedure was developed via extensive experimentation and testing.
ASCOM Meade LX200GPS driver setup
Email me Tim at tigra-astronomy dot com directly. The setup window which is probably open now allows you to adjust settings for your scope and your needs. Please contact Explore Scientific for more information. The SynScan Hand Controller version must be 3.
We have not prioritized development of this driver due to the very poor sign-up rate on the mailing list.
ASCOM Platform 6.3
Features are limited, and end-of-slew detection may be unreliable requires adjustment of encoder msade. See the applicable section below. The driver has also passed the Conformance Checker tests see this report.
Use the SkyWatcher driver listed below. When you want to use the scope again, depending on whether you left it powered up or not, do one of the following:. The Autostar II can be unparked from software with or without a power cycle. If you power-up the scope from a different position say from manually moving the scope axis while offthen the scope will be lost, and manual sync to the sky will be required. The other one is provided for backwards compatibility.
ASCOM Platform / Telescopes, Solar Telescopes, Binoculars, Spotting Scopes
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Defects in the Meade firmware prevent other cases from working at this time. Let Us Help You.
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