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There has been a lot of talk in recent weeks by ascom meade of that group about the sad shape of the Meade drivers. None of the drivers were written by, or are supported by, Meade.


The drivers are old and there is some overlap between which drivers can control which telescopes. There was even some talk about removing the Meade telescope drivers from the ASCOM web site download area because they are apparently no longer supported by the original authors and the rest of the group is not able to provide support. This problem appears to have been fixed in recent versions of ascom meade NexStar's software. 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. Join the conversation You can post now and register later.

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Important Information By using this site, you agree to our Ascom meade of Use. The SynScan Hand Controller version must be 3. Takahashi Temma 5.

Is it possible to talk the code writer for this app to get the specifics ascom meade the correct instructional calls? It would be great not to have multiple apps running on my ascom meade laptop. I would prefer to just have yours running.

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So, it ascom meade behave the same way as BYE. Attached is a screenshot showing the only selections I get and the error message.

The Meade driver is actually two drivers in one. It contains both a Telescope driver as well as a Focuser driver since ascom meade scope and focuser controls share the same serial port. The focuser driver conforms to the initial and only release at this time of the ASCOM focuser specification.

ASCOM Meade Driver

ServoCAT 5. Latest firmware is recommended but will run with old firmware backwards compatible with reduced features. This means that every time you visit ascom meade website you will need to enable or disable cookies again. AstronomyProgramming. With that in mind, I took it upon myself to create a new driver for my Meade LX Not only that, I decided that I wanted to make the driver an open source project. This driver was written by Mark Crossley mark dot crossley at dsl dot pipix dot com. Any questions relating to its use should be addressed to Mark, not to SkyMap Software. Posted 08 May - AM.

Ascom meade should see a special "fingerprinting" phase on the handbox during this initial power-up. Are there any files you would like to see?

NET 5?Meade Instruments: A world leader in the manufacturing of Telescopes, Solar Telescopes, Microscopes, Optics, Binoculars, for amateur ASCOM Platform Advanced LX Driver (Generic, not for Meade scopes) Ascom meade TheSky X/6/ 5 Astronomy Software and makes it look like a standard ASCOM telescope.

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