Equatorial mounts do not need to be accurately polar-aligned although an accurate polar alignment will likely lead to a more satisfying observing experience. Connects but cannot slew new meade 12in lx acf with gps. This version corrects the installer so it can be installed on Platform 5 and 6 and later. You can park the scope from the software or the Autostar II handbox. This driver has special features that allow it to initialize a parked LXGPS from a cold-start park, power-cycle, connect or a warm-restart park and reconnect without power-down. Earlier firmware versions will likely not work at all. This is a telescope driver for skymap which allows connection to any telescope supported by the ascom astronomy common object model.
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The Meade autostar suite will work. It combines the most sophisticated optical system available with rocksolid mechanical and electronic mede to create the most versatile astronomical system available. I am able to connect to the mount using stellarium scope, astrotortilla and phd guiding provided i do the following 1.
This firmware upgrade alters the Smart Drive behavior, and existing PEC data must be converted to the new format. I was able to get the serial communications working with the Meade softwarebut here is what was happening with Alignmaster: Again, the scope medae be parked for auto-startup to work!
Working for a few weeks after changing the adaptor and now the autostar problems would lead me to suspect this. Driver for lx, lx, lxgps this driver is intended to provide support for all meade telescopes.
This version has passed the Conformance Checker tests and has support for programmably changing pier side. There is one ,eade setting:. All drivers available for lx200gs have been scanned by antivirus program. My telescope will connect via autostar though and I can slew and use remote hand box etc absolutely fine via pc serial port f6 but not via PhD2.
I keep getting the ascom timed out message. Or sign in with one of these services Sign in with Facebook. There are two mandatory settings:. If you park your scope after each use, you will never have to hand-slew to lx200yps star and sync again.
Reentered the changes to the configuration and redid the polar alignment. The new universal driver has never worked with my scope. The meade ascom driver is compatible with all meade scopes except the rcx The scope is always tracking when connected. Upon connecting from your software, the scope will be aligned and ready for use. Garbage collection might do the trick according to googles I’ve just done.
Meade LX200GPS / R Telescope and Focuser Driver
The Autostar II can be meaade from software with or without a power cycle. Thus you can leave the scope lx200fps up without wear on the motors or the risk of tracking into the pier, cord wrap, etc. As such, it will work in basic form for any telescope that implements the basic meade command set.
Meade LX200 GPS and Classic
Celestron Telescope Driver ProgId programmers only: Share Share this post on Digg Del. 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 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.
This driver does NOT support Synta mounts. I believe the ascom driver for this is the lx gps. As anyone who upgraded their lx200ps firmware to 1. This is due to there being too many entries in the user data list that holds the system setup info.