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The Generic LX driver uses the absolute minimum of the LX control protocol, and is thus compatible with a wide variety of amateur type telescopes and mounts that use so-called LX emulation. ACL Based Telescopes. This includes many types of research-grade telescopes controlled meade lx200 ascom Astronomy Command Language. When asked to slew to a target, the telescope will sometimes continue slewing forever. The only way to recover from this is to power off the telescope, then switch it back on and re-do the alignment procedure. This problem appears to have been fixed in recent versions of the NexStar's software.


When in meade lx200 ascom mode", pressing the "arrow keys" on the NexStar's hand controller will cause the telescope to "lock up", again requiring a total reset. I see on the ASCOM Meade lx200 ascom that many astro manufacturer's ASCOM drivers are flakey, and the poor user often has considerable trouble correctly uninstalling and reinsta lling before the thing works correctly.

That's interesting. Never saw that program before. It looks good, shame that it needs a direct connection to the com port. Which in turn means that you can only have it connected to the telescope. Whereas what I'm working on is a good quality driver that will let you run several pieces of software at the same time on the scope. I'm planning on making a handbox style application just like that, but instead of connecting directly to the scope, it'll connect via ASCOM thus meaning that it can work along side any other piece of ASCOM compliant software.

I've also meade lx200 ascom that message.

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The reason is that the specific driver that you are referring to is old, and doesn't really work all that well. Whilst there are a few differences in the way that the commands for for the LX and the Meade lx200 ascom, most of the commands are the same and are directly compatible. Unread post Mon Aug 29, am You are welcome anytime!


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Which ASCOM Driver for LX ACF? - LX Series - Meade 4M Community

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Reentered the changes to the configuration and redid the polar alignment. Thanks so much for the hint. I installed Starry Night Pro Plus 6.

Which ASCOM Driver for LX200 ACF?

Now if I run Meade lx200 ascom Suite the scope connects and slews properly. The setup window which is probably open now allows you to adjust settings for your scope and your needs.

There is one mandatory setting:. The button leads to David's web site for this driver as well as other info on DSCs.

Meade LX200GPS / R Telescope and Focuser Driver

Please contact Explore Scientific for more information. This is an ongoing project, so be sure to check the site for updates. Meade lx200 ascom Telescope. Once you have done the above, or any time you park the scope, you may power it down or leave it powered up with the "Scope parked In the latter state, all motors are off and the scope will not respond to commands from the handbox or the serial line. Thus you can safely leave the scope powered up without wear on the motors or the risk of tracking into the pier, meade lx200 ascom wrap, etc.


When you want to use the meade lx200 ascom again, depending on whether you left it powered up or not, do one of the following:.This allows ASCOM-based astronomy software to use TheSky (including This driver has been created after discovering that the "Meade LX Classic and. The Meade LXGPS/R ASCOM driver is compatible with the LXGPS. and LXR Other ASCOM drivers exist for the other Meade Telescopes.

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