This version corrects the installer so it can be installed on Platform 5 and 6 and later. Set the Skysensor’s latitude, longitude and time zone to the values on the current SkyMap Pro map. 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. This version has passed the Conformance Checker tests and has support for programmably changing pier side. There is one mandatory setting:. Defects in the Meade firmware prevent other cases from working at this time. This driver works with either alt-az mounts like a dobsonian or equatorial mounts.

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Simple applications such as planetarium slewing are more likely to work than demanding automation applications. Provides position readout, slews, side of pier where appropriateand pulse guiding among its basic capabilities. By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use.

Use the SkyWatcher driver listed below. Typically, one should connect to the Telescope driver first, then connect to the focuser. Any questions relating to its use should be addressed to Mark, not to SkyMap Software. This driver has special features that allow it to initialize a parked LXGPS from a cold-start park, power-cycle, connect or a warm-restart park and reconnect without power-down.

Like most websites, SGL uses cookies in order to deliver a secure, personalised service, to provide social media functions and to analyse our traffic. When you upgrade from firmware 3. Click here to download the NexStar 5 driver 13kb Clicking the above link will download acsom file called “N5. This driver does NOT support Synta mounts.


After a Park command is completed, the software must be disconnected and telescope power must be cycled before normal operation can continue. It is possible, however, to re connect to a lz200 and optionally power-cycled Awcom and bring it back online without interaction with the handbox.

Register a new account. Any input on that socket when the handbox is displaying “Scope parked On testing, I found that in fact this problem was not restricted to APT. Click here to download the SS When asked to slew, the NexStar will sometimes fail to send back an acknowledgement that the slew has been completed. 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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Supported Telescopes/Mounts

Earlier firmware versions will likely not work at all. Please contact Explore Scientific for more information.

asclm If you power-up the scope from a different position say from manually moving the scope axis while offthen the scope will be lost, and manual sync to the sky will be required. Good afternoon, I’m still new to astronomy in general, my setup is explained in my previous post.


Set the Skysensor’s date and time to the time read from the PC’s clock. Some asfom about this driver: This version corrects the installer so it can be installed on Platform 5 and 6 and later. See the applicable section below.

Meade LX200 GPS and Classic

The focuser driver conforms to the initial and only release at this time of the ASCOM focuser specification. This driver provides both telescope and focuser interfaces each of which may be used by separate programs. I’ve also tried the SharpCap native Plate solver with the astrometrics install from ASPS, it tries to solve takes a while, but can’t find a solution.

After a Park command is completed, the software must be disconnected. Hello Dear Michael, did it work? The park position can be changed using the Autostar II handbox only. When this file is unzipped you’ll have two files – “nexstar. The software is lz200 designed for traditional astronomical cameras using longer exposure lengths i. Click here to download the TakNJP.