Open PHD and from the mount drop down list at the top, select Ascom and your Meade classic and autostar driver, from the list. Finally, I only reply with this limited information bcause I don’t want you to think we’re oblivious to your plight. Create an account or sign in to comment You need to be a member in order to leave a comment Create an account Sign up for a new account in our community. It should also work with TheSky6 and TheSky5 but not all functionality will be present. This Meade driver is actually two drivers in one. 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.
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There are other wedge manufacturers but whether it’s financially viable only you will know, incidentally if you’ve deforked aascom scope realigning it is not simple.
ASCOM Meade Driver
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When you want to use the scope again, depending on whether you left it powered up or not, do one of the following:. My plan was to use the guiding assistant in PHD to get a graph of the tracking performance, but initially the mount wouldn’t move.
Equatorial mounts do not need to be accurately polar-aligned although an accurate polar alignment will likely lead to a more satisfying observing experience. Telescope Installs a driver for all computerized Celestron telescopes.
Meade LX200GPS / R Telescope and Focuser Driver
Results 1 to 6 of 6. 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. Add Thread to maede. This driver does NOT support Synta mounts.
Please go to the Astro-Physics Driver web page for their driver and associated software. The other icon in PHD is the brain icon, and there are some setitings meace there, but for now leave them as there default, unless you have problems, then you will,need to read the instructions to learn about those settings.
Tigra Astronomy – ASCOM Unified Driver for Meade Telescopes
I shall certainly try the process as you suggest finances permitting!! Fornax Lightrack II experiments. Can anyone please tell me how you connect-up the guide ‘scope and camera to guide the LX90 using the equatorial wedge. Hi, I qscom have the LX90 and guide with it very well, contrary to popular belief these fork mounted scopes will image very well on a wedge, but you MUST, and I can’t stress this enought, balance it perfectly on the two axis, with the tube asclm to balance the equipment on the back, and with the tube straight up to balance the piggybacked guide scope, so invest in a proper meade balance kit.
ASCOM Unified Driver for Meade Telescopes
In the latter state, all motors are off and the scope will not respond to meeade from the handbox or the serial line. Then assuming your guide camera drivers are installed, both the native driver and the Ascom driver both of which should have come with the camera, click the camera icon at the bottom and select your camera from the list.
How does it manifest whether it is aligned properly or not? Create an account or sign in to comment You need to be lx0 member in order to leave a comment Create an account Sign up for a new account in our community.
The Autostar II can be unparked from software with or without a power cycle. I too have the LX90 and guide with it very well, contrary to popular belief these fork mounted scopes will image very well on a wedge, but you MUST, and I can’t stress this enought, mrade it perfectly on the two axis, with the tube horizontal to balance the equipment on the back, and with the tube straight up to balance the piggybacked guide scope, so invest in a proper meade balance kit.
I actually have the connector and also the modified PHD Meade driver and no luck. It also recognises the StarSense HC. Posted February 25, This version has passed the Conformance Checker tests and has support for programmably changing pier side.
The button leads to David’s web site for this driver as well as other info on DSCs. This driver works with either alt-az mounts like a dobsonian or equatorial mounts. It has been reported that this driver also works with the RCX except it doesn’t allow access to its unique features. Once I’ve been through the star alignment procedure it seems to GoTo and track as well as it ever did.