The comm port is not recognised either. Upon connecting from your software, the scope will be aligned and ready for use. Any ideas or help appreciated. The Autostar I cannot be unparked. You should see a special “fingerprinting” phase on the handbox during this initial power-up.

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The Autostar I cannot be unparked. Equatorial mounts do not need to be accurately polar-aligned although an accurate polar alignment will likely lead to a more satisfying observing experience.

Sign up for a new account meae our community. If you upgrade from firmware 3. The button leads ascok David’s web site for this driver as well as other info on DSCs. 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.

ASCOM Platform / Telescopes, Solar Telescopes, Binoculars, Spotting Scopes

You should see a special “fingerprinting” phase on the handbox meaed this initial power-up. Driver name users, in the Chooser: Some success last night. Typically, one should connect to the Telescope driver first, then connect to the focuser.

Anything else I can try? It is possible, however, to re connect to a parked and optionally power-cycled LXGPS and bring it back online without interaction with the handbox. Sign in Already have an account? It is not necessary to power down the scope after parking; the driver can warm-reboot the Autostar II resulting in a ready-to-use aligned scope. Any input on that socket when the handbox is displaying “Scope ld200 It seems to be a complete dogs dinner!


The 16″ checkbox must be turned on in the setup window or slewing will not asvom properly. Thanks so much for the hint.

ASCOM Platform 6.3

Even the re-install fails if I don’t manually delete the driver file first after resetting the access rights! Share Share this post on Digg Del. In the latter state, all motors are off and the scope will not respond to commands from the handbox or the serial line. If you move your scope or disengage the RA or Dec clutches, then you must power up and align your scope with the handbox before connecting from your software.

Supported Telescopes/Mounts

Autostar II firmware versions 3. Or sign in with one of these services Sign in with Facebook. Once I get the failed to connect messsge, I then get a great long error message and have to reinstall the driver to get another go.

This driver does NOT support Synta mounts. I had previously had this working well for about two years until my hard drive on my laptop died and I had to replace my computer. It contains both a Telescope driver as well aascom a Focuser driver since the scope and focuser controls share the same serial mezde. Vixen SkySensor 6.


This version corrects the installer so it can be installed on Platform 5 and 6 and later. My eyes To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater.

The scope is always tracking when connected. The setup window which is probably open now allows you to adjust settings for your scope and your needs. When you want to use the scope again, depending on whether you left it powered up or not, do one of the following:.

No change 8 checked the COM settings and they were correct to the Meade manual.

You loose all your settings but the thing works again. In the latter state, all motors are off and the scope will not respond to commands from the handbox or the serial line.