Re: bluetooth to the mount!


Dick Locke
 

This weekend I confirmed the Blueconsole adapter needs the 9v battery
to work with the AP mount. I had some interesting guiding with the
900GTO on it's first field trip and will post more details as time
permits...

-Dick Locke

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

Dick --

Cool. I'll be very interested to find out....

-- Jeff.



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From: ap-gto@yahoogroups.com [mailto:ap-gto@yahoogroups.com] On
Behalf Of dtlnew
Sent: Thursday, May 17, 2007 3:20 AM
To: ap-gto@yahoogroups.com
Subject: [ap-gto] Re: bluetooth to the mount!



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@yahoogroups.com <mailto:ap-gto%40yahoogroups.com>
, "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@yahoogroups.com <mailto:ap-gto%40yahoogroups.com>
[mailto:ap-gto@yahoogroups.com <mailto:ap-gto%40yahoogroups.com> ] On
> Behalf Of dtlnew
> Sent: Saturday, May 12, 2007 6:17 PM
> To: ap-gto@yahoogroups.com <mailto:ap-gto%40yahoogroups.com>
> Subject: [ap-gto] Re: bluetooth to the mount!
>
>
>
> Dennis,
>
> Thanks.
>
> Your description of when synch should be used is consistent
with
> the
> instructions. What I was specifically doing was using "The Sky
> 6"
> synch command on the telescope tab of the object information
> menu.
>
> I have no idea if that does a sync or rcal, or something else!
>
> -Dick Locke
>
> --- In ap-gto@yahoogroups.com
<mailto:ap-gto%40yahoogroups.com> <mailto:ap-gto%40yahoogroups.com>
> , "Dennis Persyk" <dpersyk@> wrote:
> >
> > Hello Dick,
> >
> > Thanks for the informative web page. I was concerned about
> your
> > 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
> only
> > 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 http://dpersyk.home.att.net
<http://dpersyk.home.att.net>
> <http://dpersyk.home.att.net <http://dpersyk.home.att.net> >
> > Hampshire, IL
> >
> > New Images http://home.att.net/~dpersyk/new.htm
<http://home.att.net/~dpersyk/new.htm>
> <http://home.att.net/~dpersyk/new.htm
<http://home.att.net/~dpersyk/new.htm> >
> >
> > --- In ap-gto@yahoogroups.com
<mailto:ap-gto%40yahoogroups.com>
> <mailto:ap-gto%40yahoogroups.com> , "dtlnew" <dtlnew@> wrote:
> > >
> > > The skies have not cooperated much since my 900GTO
arrived,
> but
> > 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
> > >
http://www.dl-digital.com/astrophoto/P2-Astro/AP-900-GTO.htm
<http://www.dl-digital.com/astrophoto/P2-Astro/AP-900-GTO.htm>
> <http://www.dl-digital.com/astrophoto/P2-Astro/AP-900-GTO.htm
<http://www.dl-digital.com/astrophoto/P2-Astro/AP-900-GTO.htm> >
> > >
> > > -Dick Locke
> > >
> >
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