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PC CONTROL (Meade LX200 GPS)

  1. May 24, 2004 #1
    Hi friends,
    I'm a user of Meade's 12" LX200GPS and I was looking for the software to connect my telescope to my pc, I installed "Starry night pro" version 4.5 and ACP3 but they didn't work. Starry night only had LX200 & AutostarII in the list it supported but not LX200GPS.
    Does anybody know any kind of downloadable software that can surely work with our case?
    With respect to the fact that my RS-232 cable is handmade, can the cause of the problem be in the cable? How can I test it?

    Thanks alot :smile:
     
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  3. May 24, 2004 #2

    chroot

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    The LX200GPS uses the exact same command set as the LX200 -- it's essentially an industry standard. SNP can work with the LX200GPS just fine. Perhaps your cable is bad.

    - Warren
     
  4. May 24, 2004 #3
    What is SNP?
    Could you give me a link for it?
    &
    How can I be sure the Cable is bad?
     
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  5. May 24, 2004 #4

    chroot

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    SNP = Starry Night Pro.

    Use an ohmmeter to verify that the cable is built properly.

    - Warren
     
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