Saturn in the AM hours of 7/1 through a 4.8mm orthoscopic eyepiece in an 8" Meade LX200 Classic.
Meade LX200 10 inch.
This is a scintillation study. Sirius was imaged using a 10" Meade LX200 Classic f/6.3 SCT. The images were taken with a Point ...
... works with Gemini 2 or with Gemini Level 3, V1.10 or newer firmware by sending standard GPS NMEA data to the Gemini 2 or Gemini at a rate ... initializing your mount, not the keypad. You should be aware that there are additional parts of the initialization sequence that StarGPS cannot perform. Fortunately, the keypad supplies these ... Easy" prompt (make sure to select NO for Daylight Savings if prompted). 10) Wait until the GPS LED flashes once every 2 seconds.
For use with Meade LX200 Classic: 9 ... ) Turn the telescope off. 10) Connect the GPS receiver to the GPS-LX200 cable (you can leave these connected). 11) Plug the other ... Synta (Orion Atlas/Sirius GoTo, SkyWatcher SynScan): StarGPS-NX requires a hand control with firmware version 3.10+ or AZ 3.03+ 1) Make sure the telescope is turned off ... The hand control then bypasses the normal location, time zone, date, time and daylight saving prompts. 8) Proceed with setup/alignment as usual. 9) You can use the "Utility Func. > GPS" menu ...
SOFTWARE AND HARDWARE AUTOGUIDING ISSUES WITH THE LX200GPS
If you've had problems getting K3CCDTools, GuideDog or other autoguiding software to successfully control your LX200GPS through the RS-232 port, it may not be your mistake or faulty software that is causing the problem. This paper explores a number of issues related to autoguiding through the RS232 port, and suggests solutions.
David Suder November 2004
Introduction Many LX200GPS owners have been frustrated in their attempts to perform remote guiding of their telescopes using serial commands directed to the mount through the RS-232 port. This paper examines some of the issues potentially causing this frustration, and presents some solutions to these problems. Information presented here has been developed by testing my 10" LX200GPS with several of the most widely-used freeware packages, with serial port monitoring programs, and with some diagnostic programs I wrote with Visual Basic. I also learned a great deal from information posted on the ASCOM- ...
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MEADE LX200 HAND CONTROLLER 095-300B Document Number 834-2002 Monday, August 05, 2002
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