So, one end into the autostar handbox and the other into the USB port. You need to then replace the existing ascom drivers that are in C: Ascom 2X Mount Adaptor Paramount, etc. You need to go onto the stark labs site and load down the upgraded meade ascom driver. Please go to the Astro-Physics Driver web page for their driver and associated software.

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Ascom 2X Mount Adaptor Paramount, etc. Unread post Fri Aug 12, 8: You need to go onto the stark labs site and load down the upgraded meade ascom driver. See the help file and release notes! I still can’t sync the date, time, and location with anything I’ve tried. Serial to Ethernet Converters.

Unread post Sat Aug 13, 2: Latest firmware is recommended but will run with old firmware backwards compatible with reduced features. You only need this USB Bluetooth dongle if your laptop or desktop computer does not already have Bluetooth capabilities. Windows should now pair with the serial Bluetooth adapter and you should get the following message:.

There is a bug that apparently disabled pulse guiding and this driver fixes it. With it, you will connect one end to the Autostar handbox and the other end I am pertty sure you will have to get a USB adatper since the cable connector asdom is an RS to lxs75 laptop.


I’m not trying to use it with the eyepiece in place btw! What I do is use PHD guiding.

Controlling a Telescope from a PC over Bluetooth Using ASCOM

If your serial Bluetooth adapter’s serial number is or lower the default baud rate is bps and you will need to first change. Below is a list of parts we use for this setup; some are required, some are highly recommended and some are optional.

You are now ready to connect your computer to the hand control via the serial Bluetooth adapter. Then, using the same program, you can also connect to your ” telescope. Now you need to pair the serial Bluetooth adapter with your computer. The button leads to David’s web site for this driver as asdom as other info on DSCs. It also recognises the StarSense HC.

Index Recent Topics Search. If the serial Bluetooth COM ports for some reason has not successfully been created a computer restart usually helps. Or am I missing something here?

Irish Federation of Astronomical Societies – LXD75 and PHD – IFAS

Do you know how old that driver is? Then go into properties and tick the box for pulse guide. As of this writing Asfom the latest drivers are:. If you haven’t done this before, it could be a little overwhelming. I was hoping someone here was using it, as there seems to be a lot of LXD75 users out there. However, much to my disappointment, I was unable to focus on the Moon.


Use this driver with mounts that purport to use the LX protocol. Use the SkyWatcher driver listed below.

This setup has been tested and confirmed working with the following software and mounts but adcom most likely work with all ASCOM based software; and since most mounts mainly works the same way we expect it will also work with most possibly all mount variations.

APT detects the Meade handset on connection time and in such case it sends the LX protocol commands: I think it might lxr75 the Ascom software I downloaded.

I am pretty sure I use this one: This version has passed the Conformance Checker tests and has support for programmably changing pier side.