Re: bluetooth to the mount!

Dick Locke

I didn't try without the battery yet, but I will this weekend. I
doubt it will work, but I'll let you know...

-Dick Locke

--- In ap-gto@..., "Jeff Young" <jey@...> wrote:

Dick --

Did you need to use the BlueConsole's external 9V battery, or was there
sufficient power on the mount's RS232 ports?

-- Jeff.


From: ap-gto@... [mailto:ap-gto@...] On
Behalf Of dtlnew
Sent: Saturday, May 12, 2007 6:17 PM
To: ap-gto@...
Subject: [ap-gto] Re: bluetooth to the mount!



Your description of when synch should be used is consistent with
instructions. What I was specifically doing was using "The Sky
synch command on the telescope tab of the object information

I have no idea if that does a sync or rcal, or something else!

-Dick Locke

--- In ap-gto@... <>
, "Dennis Persyk" <dpersyk@> wrote:
> Hello Dick,
> Thanks for the informative web page. I was concerned about
> advice regarding "re-synching": "So the strategy is to just
slew to
> a bright star in the part of the sky you want to be in,
re-synch the
> mount to that star after you slew, and then you will have good

> accuracy in that part of the sky."
> I thought sync is applied only to the first star of the
session and
> Rcal is used thereafter to tweak the mount pointing to a given

> sector of the sky. I'm sure Roland will clarify this - it has
> come up about a gazillion times in the past few years I've
been on
> the list.
> Clear skies,
> Dennis Persyk
> Igloo Observatory Home Page
> Hampshire, IL
> New Images
> --- In ap-gto@...
<> , "dtlnew" <dtlnew@> wrote:
> >
> > The skies have not cooperated much since my 900GTO arrived,
> it's
> > been out a couple of times. Yesterday I was able to get a
> bluetooth
> > connection going between my laptop and the mount. See
> >
> >
> > -Dick Locke
> >

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