MEADE LX200 ASCOM DRIVER

Typically, one should connect to the Telescope driver first, then connect to the focuser. The 16″ checkbox must be turned on in the setup window or slewing will not work properly. The LX Classic scopes can be set up for other park positions. In order for this to work, there are a few Autostar II handbox settings that must be made once:. My eyes To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. After rebuilding my laptop, I was re-establishing my setup.

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The setup window which is probably open now allows you to adjust settings for your scope and your needs.

If I try then to close the application, it says that the COM port is prevent the program from closing and shows the “Switch to You need to be a member in order to leave a comment. This is an ongoing project, so be sure to check the site for updates.

Ascom 2X Mount Adaptor Paramount, etc. Tried powering on and off the mount and rebooting my computer. If you move your scope or disengage the RA or Dec clutches, then you must power up and align your scope with the handbox before connecting from your software.

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ASCOM Meade LX200GPS driver setup

The other one is provided for backwards compatibility. It also recognises the StarSense HC. I don’t really see why connected PHD has to be so difficult. When you upgrade from firmware 3.

It contains both a Telescope driver as well as a Focuser driver since the scope and focuser controls share the same serial port. Please follow the procedure given below to the letter or risk having pointing problems. You should see a special “fingerprinting” phase on the handbox during this initial power-up. This driver works with either alt-az mounts like a dobsonian or equatorial mounts. The following procedure was developed via extensive experimentation and testing.

My eyes To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. Provides position readout, slews, side of pier where appropriateand pulse guiding among its basic capabilities.

Any ideas or help appreciated. The LX Classic scopes can be set up for other park positions. Celestron Telescope Driver ProgId programmers only: No sooner had I typed that post, the thing started working, sort of.

Telescope/Mount Drivers

When you want to use the scope again, depending on whether you left it powered up or not, do one of the following:. Once you have done the above, or any time you park the scope, you may power it down or leave it powered up with the “Scope parked The driver allows the Park Position to be changed.

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You may have noticed that there are two Meade drivers listed in the Telescope Chooser: By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use. I had previously had this working well for about two years until my hard drive on my laptop died and I had to replace my computer. Sign In Sign Up. This version corrects the installer so it can be installed on Platform 5 and 6 and later. This firmware upgrade alters the Smart Drive behavior, and existing PEC data must be converted to the new format.

Meade LX200 GPS and Classic

You currently have 0 signatures. By richardtheboffinFebruary 9, in Discussions – Software. Thanks so much for the hint. It should also work with TheSky6 and TheSky5 but not all functionality will be present.

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