I ordered the cable today and it should arrive by Friday. I should now like to do some distance ‘stuff’ using the 8″ SCT, but I do recall having all kinds of issues trying to guide with the LX It’s unfortunate that Meade doesn’t include the cable with the scope. Vixen SkySensor 6. It contains both a Telescope driver as well as a Focuser driver since the scope and focuser controls share the same serial port.

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Due to a telescope upgrade I now have available my LX90 and a lot of accessories to go with it. If you upgrade from firmware 3. Thus you can leave the scope powered up without wear on the motors or the risk of tracking into the pier, cord wrap, ascim.

One does mention Autostar I, but none of them work. Provides position readout, slews, side of pier where appropriateand pulse guiding among its basic capabilities. Posted February 24, Add Thread to del.

The purpose of parking a scope is to allow a stationary scope to be powered up at a later time and not have to be synced or otherwise aligned.

While not complete functionality e. There px90 one mandatory setting:.

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You’ve got me a bit worried there Dave. I should now like to do some distance ‘stuff’ using the 8″ SCT, but I do recall having all kinds of issues trying to guide with the LX Now onto the guiding, there are two ways of doing this, 1. Sign in Already have an account? How does it manifest whether it is aligned properly or not?


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And Opticstar tell me that they may get them aecom May time!! The driver has also passed the Conformance Checker tests see this report. You mention a ‘ Any input on that socket when the handbox is displaying “Scope parked By gbcarync in forum Orion Telescopes Forum. Next step is to see if I can hook up the finder scope to the computer so I can use that to fine tune my positions remotely.

Please Like and Share this page on Facebook and in any groups or mailing lists you belong to where users might be interested. Believe it or not Astroboffin – there’s not a Meade LX” equatorial wedge to be had anywhere in the country!!!! Please go to the Astro-Physics Driver web page for their driver and associated software.

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. I actually have the connector and also the modified PHD Meade driver and no luck.

Email me Tim at tigra-astronomy dot com directly. This is a full-featured driver that provides not only ASCOM standard driver functions, but also user access to many of the Temma’s special features. You can park the scope from the software or the Autostar II handbox.


Then you should see some stars on screen, if you use the cursor and select one it will but a box around the star, and the software will mmeade a calibration routine, this is to check the orientation of the camera you can put the guide camera on the scope Andy way round you like it does not mede.

The button leads to David’s web site for this driver as well as other info on DSCs. I’ve gotten used to navigating through the Autostar hand controller but the software that is supposed to emulate the hand controller is not showing me what the controller is doing so that doesn’t work.

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Astroboffin – Very many thanks for your comprehensive explanation and offer of assistance. I don’t know as I haven’t had time to read much of what I have pasted above.

I’m now l90 of going back to the LX90 to use it for imaging and buying another wedge.

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