You need to be a member in order to leave a comment. The park position can be changed using the Autostar II handbox only. The Classic LX except the 16″ can have a park position remembered when used in the Northern hemisphere. The Meade driver is actually two drivers in one. Use the SkyWatcher driver listed below. Any input on that socket when the handbox is displaying “Scope parked
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This driver works with either alt-az mounts like a dobsonian or equatorial mounts. The Classic LX except the 16″ can have a park position remembered when used in the Northern hemisphere.
The park position can be changed using the Autostar II handbox only. In order for this to work, there are a few Autostar II handbox settings that must be made once:. Once I get the failed to connect messsge, I then get a great long error message and have to reinstall the driver to get another go. If you are a new user, it’s suggested that you use the Meade Telescope and Focuser selection, as this provides independent access to the telescope and focuser by different programs.
Meade LX200 GPS and Classic
Sign up for a new account in our community. You can park the scope from the software meadd the Autostar II handbox. Ascom 2X Mount Adaptor Paramount, etc. Please follow the procedure given below to the letter or risk having pointing problems.
Meade LX200GPS / R Telescope and Focuser Driver
The other one is provided for backwards compatibility. The Autostar I must be powered-up and completely aligned mdade the handbox before connecting from the software. For more information see Working with TheSky section 1.
The last option is the best for most users, but dome users should take the time to use option 2 and fill out the fields. We have not prioritized development of this driver due to the very poor sign-up rate on the mailing list.
ASCOM Platform / Telescopes, Solar Telescopes, Binoculars, Spotting Scopes
Use the SkyWatcher driver listed below. It seems to meae a complete dogs dinner! This version has passed the Conformance Checker tests and has support for programmably changing pier side.
Simple applications such as planetarium slewing are more likely to work than demanding automation applications.
It’s daytime here so I can’t actually try guiding. The LX Classic scopes can be set up for other park positions.
Tigra Astronomy – ASCOM Unified Driver for Meade Telescopes
Share this post Link to post Share on other sites. The setup window which is probably open now allows you to adjust settings for your scope and your needs.
However, thanks to the research and contributions of several people, a procedure was found that would allow this. I don’t really get why it needs to be so complicated asxom to get PHD to talk to the scope When you upgrade from firmware 3. The product is not quite ready to be released to the public yet, but we will soon be looking for alpha and beta testers and we will be seeking ascoj from Meade users to help us decide what features to include and which features to prioritize.
This driver provides combined telescope, focuser, and dome interfaces each of which may be used by separate programs. Once it is set, it is remembered across sessions.
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