Simply click the OK button to continue. 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. Re-sync the telescope on the last slew target. Older versions of the NexStar 5 are prone to occasional “runaway slewing”. Thanks for all the advice.

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This contains l2x00 the telescope driver gemini. This driver does NOT support Synta mounts. Half way through the night I shut down APT and relaunched it, only to find that it wouldn’t connect to the scope.

The following new and updated telescope drivers are available for SkyMap Pro. The other one is provided for backwards compatibility. There are two mandatory settings:. Use this driver with mounts that purport to use the LX protocol. When asked to slew to a target, the telescope will sometimes continue slewing forever. When you want to use the scope again, depending on whether you left it powered up or not, do lx00 of the following:.

The only way to recover from this is to power off the telescope, then switch it back on and re-do the alignment procedure. Lipo power for Telescopes. I can now fit my power supply into my pocket and that is just GOLD!! Again, the scope must be parked for auto-startup to work!


Telescope/Mount Drivers

Any suggestions would be appreciated. Click here to download the Gemini driver 51kb Clicking the above link will download a file called “gemini. I’m starting a new thread, so I can post all the problems I am having, one at a time, so issues don’t get confused. Already have an account?

This was working off the shelf with no changes of asocm of the default settings Like most websites, SGL uses cookies in order to deliver a secure, personalised service, to provide social media functions and to analyse our traffic.

Meade LX200 GPS and Classic

The setup window which is probably open now allows you to adjust settings for your scope and your needs. Simple applications such as planetarium slewing are more likely lx00 work than demanding automation applications. 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 Meade driver is actually two drivers in one. In order for this to work, there are a few Autostar II handbox settings that must be made once:.

This is a full-featured driver that provides not only ASCOM standard lx2000 functions, but also user access to many of the Temma’s special features.


Ascom 2X Mount Adaptor Paramount, etc. Upon connecting from your software, the scope will be aligned and ready for use. This version ld200 passed the Conformance Checker tests and has support for programmably changing pier side. The park position can be changed using the Autostar II handbox only. This will also hopefully help anyone coming to similar situations later, as the problems and answers will not be interlaced.

The driver has a simple user interface allowing basic control of the telescope. In the latter state, all motors are off and the scope will not respond to commands from the handbox or the serial line. Again, the scope must be parked for auto-startup to work!

Ld200 the Skysensor’s latitude, longitude and time zone to the values on the current SkyMap Pro map. I’ve tried it with and without MonoBin. Autostar II firmware versions 3.

The 1st option is for purists who need the raw scope behavior.