When asked to slew to a target, the telescope will sometimes continue slewing forever. I’m out of room on my braided cable loom as it is so this is a good thing right now if it works well. Re-sync the telescope on the last slew target. See the help file and release notes! But maybe I’m wasting my time buying more stuff — and I really hate to waste money buying something that I don’t need. Read more here or at the Celestron website. Computer control of “modern” NexStar’s appears to work correctly.

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BTW, the guy who sold me the AVX warned me ahead of time that he had experienced problems with backlash and that’s why he was upgrading to a better mount. These are problems in the NexStar’s “on-board” software, not in SkyMap’s telescope driver.

Click here to download the TakNJP. You only need this USB Bluetooth dongle if your laptop or desktop computer does not already have Bluetooth capabilities. When in “RS mode”, pressing the “arrow keys” on the NexStar’s hand controller will cause the telescope to “lock up”, again requiring a total reset.

Tracking seems to be doing better and holding pattern well.


Software and Apps Compatible with Celestron Telescopes

It also recognises the StarSense HC. Unique software allowing NexStar telescopes to track artificial satellites including the International Space Station. It appears to work OK, but all comments are welcome! Any advice really welcome!

Models of Cdlestron Supported: Imaging automation software – this is complicated software, be sure to research fully before you buy. It provides autoguiding by analyzing the image from the web cam via RS connection with the models of scopes listed. By using a camera capable of displaying stars on the PC screen in real-time, you can manually guide with the arrow buttons on screen or on the real hand control.

I recently managed to get my first image using guiding for s frames. This ceelestron has been tested and confirmed working with the following software and mounts but will most likely work with all ASCOM based software; and since most mounts mainly works the same bexstar we expect it will also work with most possibly all mount variations.

Controlling a Telescope from a PC over Bluetooth Using ASCOM

By Sscarboro in forum Telescope Accessories Forum. Vixen SkySensor 6. Just wondered if anyone else has done this and had any pointers. Deep-Sky Planner 4 Cost: I was able to verify that I can move the mount using both programs while connected at the same time, so it appears that I can ditch the ST4.


Note that it is the Autostar, not the telescope itself, which provides computer control for this device. Your header in Cflestron. Click here to download the apgoto. However, I have had the “opportunity” to own 2 AVX mounts.

I wonder if it is a cable that can be used for the Nexremote? Also can use the DigitalSky Voice plug-in: It would be great if I can eliminate the autoguide cable all together in my bundle of stiff cables. The only way to recover from this is to power off the telescope, then switch it back on and re-do the alignment procedure.

I also heard a strange knocking motor sound. Employs a unique proactive guiding methodology. NexStar Observer List Cost: Other useful observing tools as well. The driver has a simple user interface allowing basic control of the telescope.

Simply click the OK button to continue. Newer mounts may be able to use CPWI above. While not complete functionality e.

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