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DeepSky
2004-May-24, 02:16 PM
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 the 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

Wally
2004-May-24, 02:40 PM
The lx200 GPS uses Autostar II, so go ahead and select that option.

wally

DeepSky
2004-May-24, 03:25 PM
The lx200 GPS uses Autostar II, so go ahead and select that option.

wally

I select that but it doesn't work :(
It says "unknown Meade telescope type ..."

ToSeek
2004-May-24, 06:21 PM
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?


On your cable, are the data connections

2-2
3-3

or

2-3
3-2?

Usually you want the latter.

DeepSky
2004-May-25, 04:20 PM
Hi Friends,

I think that the problem is in my cable.
I saw different ways of wiring (#505,#506 and ...) and now I am mixed up #-o I can not find the wiring guide for LX200GPS in Meade's site .I think I should use Meade #507 cable.
I am wondering if anybody test it and is sure about how to wire and connect PC to LX200GPS telescope, if yes please guide me step by step.

Best Regards